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article imageTopFinds: Introducing 'lightsaber' molecules, Montana's wolf hunt

By David Silverberg     Sep 28, 2013 in Internet
Scientists discover how a new form of matter acts more like Jedi-esque lightsabers. Why Montana wants to hunt its wolves. The latest news about bullying-related deaths in Canada. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists covered breaking news on GMO food, the latest boxing reports, the hottest tech 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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Anonymous braces for police violence at Million Mask March (Includes interview) by Justin King
Anonymous continues to be a thorn in the FBI’s side. A group the FBI has referred to as “dismantled” is staging its largest operation to date, the Million Mask March. They are aware the event is throwing salt into the FBI’s wounds.
Review: Adam Lambert and Queen mesmerize at iHeartRadio Music Festival (Includes first-hand account) by Markos Papadatos
Former American Idol runner-up winner and Grammy-nominated pop star Adam Lambert performed at the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, along with the iconic rock group Queen.
Singer Adam Lambert performing live
Singer Adam Lambert performing live
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Operation: Human Angels seeks to make people feel better (Includes interview) by Justin King
Anonymous continues its real world operations with Operation: Human Angels, a campaign to leave messages in places where they will be discovered at the right time to make people feel better.
Swedes react to government's decision to welcome Syrian refugees (Includes interview) by Brett Wilkins
Earlier this month, the Swedish government announced it would offer blanket asylum to all Syrians fleeing their country's two-year civil war, a brutal conflict which has claimed more than 100,000 lives.
Review: Danielle Bradbery stuns on 'The Heart of Dixie' music video (Includes first-hand account) by Markos Papadatos
On September 23, rising country music singer Danielle Bradbery released the music video for her debut single "The Heart of Dixie."

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Ruins of Old Panama. The largest buildings in the ruins of Old Panama are the remains of civic or re...
Ruins of Old Panama. The largest buildings in the ruins of Old Panama are the remains of civic or religious structures, or the residences of important authorities in the city.
Annual Feria (fair) in Fuengirola  Spain.
Annual Feria (fair) in Fuengirola, Spain.
Phan Thị Kim Phúc  a Vietnamese-Canadian best known as the child depicted in the Pulitzer Prize...
Phan Thị Kim Phúc, a Vietnamese-Canadian best known as the child depicted in the Pulitzer Prize–winning photograph taken during the Vietnam War on June 8, 1972. The iconic photo taken in Trang Bang by AP photographer Nick Ut shows her at about nine years of age running naked on a road after being severely burned on her back by a South Vietnamese attack. — On the photograph: Phan Thị Kim Phúc at the opening ceremony.
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

In the Media

Scientists create 'lightsaber' molecules by Michael Thomas
Don't expect to begin your Jedi training any time soon, but scientists have created molecules that, in effect, behave like the deadly "Star Wars" weapons.
Saskatchewan mom says bullying caused her son's suicide by Arthur Weinreb
Todd Loik took his own life after years of being bullied, more recently on the Internet. He died just days before his 16th birthday.
Leaks on the Nokia Lumia 929 Press Shot and HTC One Max Camera by Victoria Heckstall
Both the Nokia Lumia 929 Press Shot and the HTC One Max Camera will be hitting store shelves in the future. Already information about both devices is leaking to the public.
625 wolves left in Montana, over 6000 permits to hunt them issued by Justin King
Conservation groups are in an uproar over Montana’s decision to issue over 6000 permits to hunt the last 625 remaining wolves in the state. In addition to 6000 permits, the state loosened regulations governing the hunting of the animals.
McGill University students win $1m prize to develop insect flour by Dawn Denmar
Aspire Food Group, a team of five MBA students from McGill, won the Hult Prize student competition for social good on Sept. 23. The social entrepreneurship award will aid developing the business, aiming to provide nutritious food to slum dwellers.
Coral reef decline linked to overfishing of sharks by Michael Thomas
A simple case of cause and effect may be why the world's coral reefs have been trending towards decline. According to a new study, the killing of too many sharks is also killing the population of herbivorous fish that keep reefs healthy.
Market in KESEN-NUMA CITY  JAPAN where 75 tons of shark was processed that day
Market in KESEN-NUMA CITY, JAPAN where 75 tons of shark was processed that day
Metal Gear Solid 5 shows off Playstation 4 gameplay by Oliver VanDervoort
As the release date for Metal Gear Solid 5 inches closer, the makers of the popular franchise are leaking more information to the public.
Op-Ed: Bad PR and lies for new Qatar dolphin facility by Elizabeth Batt
A newly planned dolphin aquarium in Souq Waqif, Qatar, lied about a National Geographic sponsorship and then launched an incredible display of bad PR.
Video: 'Machete Kills' Red Band trailer by Can Tran
A Red Band trailer has been released for "Machete Kills," starring Danny Trejo, which hits theaters this October 11. This trailer is filled with gore.
Video: Stallone vs. DeNiro movie 'Grudge Match' trailer by Can Tran
Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro star as bitter rivals and enemies in the upcoming comedy drama movie about Boxing called "Grudge Match."
Blackberry Messenger comes to iOS and Android, but gets delayed by Milton Este
Despite the 4,500 labor cuts and the firing of its vice president of sales, Blackberry is still making headlines as it rolls out its popular Blackberry Messenger (BBM) platform to Apple iOS and Google Android operated devices.
GM rice researcher barred from further human trials by Tim Sandle
Tufts University has released a report citing ethics violations in genetically modified food research. This has led to the lead investigator resigning and being barred from any future GMO work with humans.
Video: 'Dragon Ball Z — Battle of Z' TGS 2013 trailer by Can Tran
The latest trailer for "Dragon Ball Z: Battle for Z" was released at this year's Tokyo Game Show (TGS 2013). It's English-dubbed and talks about the game's features.

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