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article imageTopFinds: Toronto mayor kicked out, 'galactic bridge' revealed

By David Silverberg     Nov 30, 2012 in Internet
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is booted out of his seat due to a court's decision. What exactly is a galactic bridge? Find out why you shouldn't eat grapefruit with certain medications. 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 powerful world news, stunning science updates, odd stories and much more.
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Jason Statham does another tour of duty in 'The Expendables 2' (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Earl Dittman
For a second time around, Statham, the English action star of such films as 'Safe,' 'The Transporter' and 'The Mechanic', talked about joining Sly Stallone and a cast of other iconic & current action heroes in the explosive sequel 'The Expendables 2.'
NYC's Rockefeller Center prepares for 80th annual tree lighting (Includes first-hand account) by Leigh Goessl
Rockefeller Center is a popular sightseeing destination, and as the holiday season approaches, locals and tourists alike will head over to see the spectacular decorations. This week Rockefeller Center's 80th annual tree lighting will take place.
Review: ‘Hitchcock’ not the film fans were waiting for (Includes first-hand account) by Sarah Gopaul
‘Hitchcock’ is a glimpse of Alfred Hitchcock’s domestic life during the filming of ‘Psycho’, which tested his marriage to Alma Reville.
Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock
Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock
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Profile of an Anonymous artistic protester (Includes interview) by Anne Sewell
The Internet is amazing. You can meet a like-minded person, living on the other side of the world. You can collaborate, stay in touch and make a difference, all without ever meeting in person.
Shoe museum inducts Canadian humanitarian's boots (Includes first-hand account) by Alexandra Christopoulos
Nigel Fisher and his boots have walked through some of the most remote and dangerous places in the world, but now, visitors to the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto may catch a glimpse of them, where the long-time UNICEF humanitarian has been inducted.

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These pictures were taken at Kodungaiyur  where the residents staged a protest against the dumping o...
These pictures were taken at Kodungaiyur, where the residents staged a protest against the dumping of the city's garbage in their area.
The Otaru Canal is the symbol of the city. The old brick and stone warehouses used during the herrin...
The Otaru Canal is the symbol of the city. The old brick and stone warehouses used during the herring fishing period have been converted to restaurants and museums.
Japanese kids learn about the complex world of underground stations  the mass-transport network  far...
Japanese kids learn about the complex world of underground stations, the mass-transport network, fares and connections, regulations and subway manners.
Japanese kids learn about the complex world of underground stations  the mass-transport network  far...
Japanese kids learn about the complex world of underground stations, the mass-transport network, fares and connections, regulations and subway manners. The bright yellow hat identifies them as part of the group and facilitates head counts.

In the Media

Graphic video: Implant Fail — botched butt enhancement goes viral by JohnThomas Didymus
A video that shows a woman in red thong palpating what purports to be a botched butt implant has gone viral on Facebook. In the 20-second video, the woman manipulates what looks like an implant slipped out of position.
Five teenagers raped after relative demands wages by Greta McClain
Five girls were gang raped in the Pakistan province of Punjab after a relative of the girls asked a landlord to pay him his wages.
Watch 'Extremely scary ghost elevator prank in Brazil' by JohnThomas Didymus
This terrifying TV prank was conceived by the Brazilian Silvio Santos Program. Alone in a dark lift with no power is unsettling experience for anyone. But things get creepier: a ghost girl appears from nowhere, frightening the elevator riders.
Op-Ed: Did Toronto Mayor Rob Ford just do it again? by Arthur Weinreb
A day after an Ontario Superior Court judge ordered him removed from office,Toronto's embattled mayor Rob Ford read a prepared statement to the public announcing he's appealing the order. But nowhere does he appear to take issue with the judge's decision.
Saudi King Abdullah rumoured to be 'clinically dead' by Katerina Nikolas
Rumours are spreading that the King of Saudi Arabia is "clinically dead" following back surgery on Nov. 18. There are claims that medical staff in the Kingdom have said the organs of the 89-year-old monarch are no longer working.
Doctors: Grapefruit-medication interaction could be deadly by JohnThomas Didymus
Doctors have warned that drinking grapefruit juice with certain drugs may produce serious adverse effects. Research by a Canadian team shows that the range of drugs that interact adversely with grapefruit juice is more extensive than was realized.
Video: NOAA scientists on high alert for 2013 solar maximum by JohnThomas Didymus
NOAA scientists are on high alert as the Sun enters a period of solar maximum over the next 14 months during which we will see a burst of activity that could have catastrophic effects on global power grids and communications systems.
Toronto police arrest man accused of stealing Salvation Army toys by Marcus Hondro
David Rennie, manager of the Salvation Army warehouse on Railside Drive in Toronto that had some $2 million worth of toys and other items stolen from it, has been arrested in that city. Rennie turned himself into police on Monday morning.
Atheists can be jailed in Kentucky for not acknowledging God by Katerina Nikolas
American Atheists have submitted a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court in a bid to overturn a Kentucky homeland security law which can send atheists to jail for up to 12 months for refusing to acknowledge "Almighty God."
Secession fever hits Texas as petition signatures exceed 100,000 by JohnThomas Didymus
Secession fever is sweeping parts of Texas with the petition filed on the White House website having received over 116,000 signatures and sales of stickers that read "Secede" selling fast at one for $2 and three for $5 on the website
Justin Bieber gets award from Prime Minister Harper — in overalls by Marcus Hondro
Justin Bieber met his country's Prime Minister on Friday, Nov. 23 in Ottawa, Ontario. The Biebs was given the honor in order to receive a Diamond Jubliee medal.
Canadian pop star receives a Diamond Jubilee medal from his country s prime minister  Stephen Harper...
Canadian pop star receives a Diamond Jubilee medal from his country's prime minister, Stephen Harper, on Nov. 23, 2012.
Photo courtesy Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Truckloads of toys stolen from Toronto Salvation Army recovered by Marcus Hondro
Toys the Salvation Army recently said were stolen from one of their Toronto warehouses over the past 2 years have been recovered. Police discovered the toys in a Brampton warehouse and while they haven't said as much, it appears to be an inside job.
Woman attempted to murder boyfriend with DD breasts by Eric Morales
A German woman is accused of using her breasts as deadly weapons - literally, as her boyfriend says she admits to trying to suffocate him during sex.
Stunning galactic bridge revealed by ESA Planck space telescope by Robert Myles
The Planck space telescope operated by the European Space Agency (ESA) this week unveiled a spectacular image of a bridge of hot gases connecting a pair of galaxy clusters across millions of light years of space.

Top Blogs

Reminder: Check Recently Created Drafts before publishing articles by David Silverberg
This is just a friendly reminder to Digital Journalists to please check the box Recently Created Drafts after you click...
Vitamin B3 'helps kill superbugs' by Tim Sandle
Vitamin B3 could be the new weapon in the fight against superbugs such as MRSA, researchers have suggested. BBC...
Ayn Rand's 'Atlas Shrugged' is a prophetic insight of our times; a book for this Recession by Jonathan Farrell
A book that might resonate very well with people right now during this economic recession is "Atlas Shrugged." The...

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