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article imageTopFinds: Body art to make your jaw drop, reviewing Windows 8

By David Silverberg     Oct 26, 2012 in Internet
A woman creates stunning body modification art. What's new and cool about Microsoft's new Windows 8? Why eating beans can help reduce heart attacks. These are the top stories on Digital Journal.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on the latest health news, buzz-worthy videos, important political news and much more.
We also highlight some of the major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on our news network, in the black bar. They are changing constantly to react to what people are reading on the site. We wanted to include this feature to let you know the topics people want to read about on Digital Journal.

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Obama news
Jimmy Savile news

Top Digital Journal Reports

Op-Ed: The truth behind Noc, the beluga whale who mimicked human speech (Includes interview) by Elizabeth Batt
Media outlets are gushing over a newly released paper published by the National Marine Mammal Foundation about Noc, a beluga whale with the ability to spontaneously mimic human speech. Few of the reports however, address Noc's unfortunate history.
Australian ecologist reveals lifelong bullying nightmare (Includes interview) by Elizabeth Batt
When Digital Journal hooked up with ecologist Elissa Sursara for an interview, we were supposed to discuss her upcoming conservation efforts and her forthcoming Antarctic campaign with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. It didn't work out that way.
Review: Colbert's new book rich with sharp, if uneven, satire (Includes first-hand account) by Jeff Cottrill
There's a simple reason why Stephen Colbert – or rather, the blustery, egocentric, reactionary, right-wing pundit character he plays on TV – is so lovable, despite all the reprehensible things he says and believes. The secret: You can't hate a baby.
Review: Windows 8 and the shock of the new (Includes first-hand account) by Jack Kapica
Microsoft releases a slim and fast operating system that works on old machines, new ones and even on tablets. It will need a little work to learn, but it will be worth it
50-something moms cycle across the US to raise 9/11 awareness (Includes interview) by Victoria N. Alexander
Riding 50 miles a day in all weather, sleeping in tents, sharing meals with strangers along the way, two women undertake an arduous journey as tribute to those who died or suffered loss on 9/11 and to all who have died or suffered loss on account of 9/11.

Top Images

Pumpkins displayed at a product stand.
Pumpkins displayed at a product stand.
Lego forest - Coogee  Sydney.
Lego forest - Coogee, Sydney.
Ottawa medical students protest refugee healthcare cuts outside Parliament Hill
Ottawa medical students protest refugee healthcare cuts outside Parliament Hill

In the Media

Brazilian Catarina Migliorini sells her virginity for $780K by JohnThomas Didymus
A Brazilian girl Catarina Migliorini, 20, has auctioned off her virginity, as she claims, for charity. Migliorini will receive $780,000 for losing her virginity aboard a plane with Japanese big-spender "Nastu." The auction ended at 4 a.m. EST, Wednesday.
President Obama responds to Donald Trump by Richard Mccallum
The Donald's recent "mysterious discovery" about the current President of the United States of America may have been defused by a recent appearance on NBC's 'The Tonight Show'.
Consuming beans, chickpeas or lentils helps reduce heart attacks by Tim Sandle
Eating legumes (beans, chickpeas or lentils) as part of a low-glycemic index diet appears to improve glycemic control and reduce estimated coronary heart disease risk in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
Multi-billionaire Donald Trump helps open the brand new Trump Tower in Toronto located at the corner...
Multi-billionaire Donald Trump helps open the brand new Trump Tower in Toronto located at the corner of Bay and Adelaide Streets.
Donald Trump gives president until Oct. 30 to release transcripts by Andrew Moran
After much speculation from the media and the general public, Donald Trump made his big announcement in a YouTube video that was recorded from his desk. Trump is offering to give $5 million to charity if the president releases his college records.
Video: Halloween light show Gangnam Style by Elizabeth Batt
PSY's Gangnam Style has infiltrated Halloween. With 8,500 lights and roughly 250 channels of computer animation, this home is putting on a Halloween show, Gangnam Style.
The Trump bombshell — Obama divorce papers, Obama sold cocaine? by JohnThomas Didymus
Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump announced Monday that he has a "gigantic bombshell" to drop about Obama. Trump says the "bombshell" will be revealed on Wednesday and that it could change the course of the upcoming Presidential Election.
Op-Ed: Fight fans waste so much time on Pacquiao-Mayweather fight by Leo Reyes
A recent survey on the much-desired fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather reveals close to 60% of about 2,000 respondents believe the fight most boxing fans in the world want to see will no longer happen.
Marina Chapman British housewife raised by monkeys in Colombia by JohnThomas Didymus
A British housewife, Marina Chapman, claims she spent five years raised by monkeys in the Colombian jungle. She says she was kidnapped for ransom in the 1950s when she was five and abandoned in the jungle where she lived with a colony of capuchin monkeys.
Op-Ed: B.C. activist leaves Omar Khadr $700 in his will by Ken Hanly
Jack Hallam, an 84 year old retired zoologist, has left Khadr $700 dollars to help pay for his education and because he thought that Khadr had been treated badly both by the U.S. and Canadian government.
Op-Ed: Video: Jimmy Kimmel asks folk 'Who won the First Lady debate?' by Elizabeth Batt
Jimmy Kimmel once again proves that there are some people that just shouldn't be allowed to vote. In one of the most entertaining videos of this election, people on Hollywood Boulevard offered their opinion on a debate that never happened.
Chooo-San art: Mind-bending Illusionary body modification art by JohnThomas Didymus
The photos below were created without use of any digital editing software.They are the body modification and makeup artwork of a Japanese student Chooo-San, done without digital image enhancement or manipulation technology.
Doctors remove nine-inch long dildo from Chinese man's intestines by JohnThomas Didymus
A Chinese man was forced to seek medical help when a nine-inch long dildo got stuck in his intestines for five days. Doctors at Zhongshan Hospital in the Xuhui District said that they removed the dildo from the 30-year-old man on Saturday.
Terri Graham bottlefeeds her children but breastfeeds her dog by JohnThomas Didymus
A photo of a woman, Terri Graham, breastfeeding her dog has appeared in the UK edition of Closer magazine. The photo shows Graham, 44, breastfeeding her 9-year-old daughter's dog, a pug named Spider.
Toronto teen faces several charges in sexting incident by Arthur Weinreb
In circumstances similar to the well publicized case of Amanda Todd, the youth is alleged to have obtained sexually explicit photos of a young girl he met online, threatened her, and then distributed the pictures.

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