TopFinds: Zimmerman charged over Martin death, virus attacks Macs

Posted Apr 13, 2012 by David Silverberg
The latest on the George Zimmerman murder charges. A widespread virus infects hundreds of thousands of Mac computers. Inside the wildly viral meme/sudden celebrity known as 'Ridiculously Photogenic Guy.' These are the top stories on
George Zimmerman (middle) in court with his lawyer on April 12  2012
George Zimmerman (middle) in court with his lawyer on April 12, 2012
As we do every week on Friday, we've collected the top stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists found important breaking news from Florida and also kept us updated on science discoveries, political announcements, UFC news and much more.
We also highlight some of major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on, in the black bar. They are changing constantly to react to what people are reading on the site.

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We also want to take this moment to welcome some new Digital Journalist to our ever-growing community. Check out new work by Elliott Freeman, Eric Morales, Eliot Elwar and Raymond Samuels.

Top Digital Journal Reports

Review: The Euro crisis — in plain English, and Farsi (Includes first-hand account) by Alexander Baron
On Good Friday, your intrepid correspondent appeared on Iranian television with another political analyst to comment on the Euro crisis with especial reference to Greece. A lively debate ensued.
'Coeur Libre': interview with American artist Laurel Holloman (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Anca Dumitru
After the successful opening of her first Parisian solo art show, Laurel Holloman shares her vision on ‘Coeur Libre,’ (‘My Heart Is Free’), her newfound career as a painter, and looks ahead to new artistic horizons.
Laurel Holloman and Coeur Libre s piece de resistance  Red Rain
Laurel Holloman and Coeur Libre's piece de resistance "Red Rain"
Sleep apnea: few treatment options for a serious condition (Includes interviews) by Liz Seegert
Some sleep apnea sufferers may finally have an alternative to the bulky machines many use nightly to treat their condition. Provent Therapy has recently gained popularity as an effective, less obtrusive, and more comfortable option for some.
Op-Ed: Gamers need to stop bickering about ‘Mass Effect 3’ ending (Includes first-hand account) by Stan Rezaee
Since the release of 'Mass Effect 3' back in March, video game websites and message boards have exploded with complaints regarding the ending.
Review: ‘Fightville’ is the heart of MMA (Includes first-hand account) by Sarah Gopaul
‘Fightville’ takes an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication that goes into becoming a major league mixed martial arts fighter.

Top Images

The Gariful Open included a Kids Days on the Hvar waterfront
The Gariful Open included a Kids Days on the Hvar waterfront
A view of Ibadan from Mapo in the direction of Orita Merin
A view of Ibadan from Mapo in the direction of Orita Merin
Dried seafood and other local produce at Angelmó market.
Dried seafood and other local produce at Angelmó market.
Like walking under a cloud of blossoms  the array of blossom trees in Golden Gate Park is a wonderfu...
Like walking under a cloud of blossoms, the array of blossom trees in Golden Gate Park is a wonderful treat, especially in the Tea Gardens which has been delighting visitors every spring for generations.

In the Media

Video: Man distracted by texting on phone walks into black bear by JohnThomas Didymus
We have all been told that texting while walking down a street is risky and can lead to serious accidents, but not many have heeded the warnings. A California man learned the hard way. He walked into a 500lb black bear while texting on his phone.
George Zimmerman charged with 2nd-degree murder, in custody by KJ Mullins
Prosecutors announced they have taken George Zimmerman into custody and charged him with second-degree murder for the death of Trayvon Martin, 17.
'UFO' filmed flying around passenger plane in Seoul, Korea by JohnThomas Didymus
A video purporting to show an unidentified object flying around a passenger plane in Seoul, South Korea, on April 7 was posted to YouTube. The video is generating some controversy as some allege it is genuine while others say it is fake.
Video: Did NASA cover up UFO sighting on Space Shuttle Atlantis? by JohnThomas Didymus
Recent reports of a UFO sighting by the crew of Space Shuttle Atlantis has raised claims in UFO circles that NASA covered up what might have been an authentic UFO sighting in space.
Ron Paul speaking to supporters at a townhall at the University of New Hampshire in Durham  New Hamp...
Ron Paul speaking to supporters at a townhall at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire.
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Ron Paul condemns close ties between FDA and Big Pharma by Elliott Freeman
GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul rebuked the relationship between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the pharmaceutical industry during a press conference, stating that "the FDA and the drug companies are in bed together."
Debris removal around Costa Concordia moving ahead, oil emptied by Marcus Hondro
The Dutch company that removed all the oil from the tanks of the partially submerged Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy's Giglio Island, Smit Salvage, is now removing debris from the ocean floor around the cruise liner.
Earth had two moons that collided to form one, new study says by JohnThomas Didymus
A new study says the Earth may have had two moons in the past. According to the study, the two moons crashed into each other to form the Moon we have today. Scientists say this may explain why the two sides of our Moon are so different from each other.
NBC fires producer for unethical edit of George Zimmerman tape by Marcus Hondro
NBC has reacted to widespread condemnation for its edit of the transcript of the 911 call made by George Zimmerman, firing the producer responsible. Zimmerman shot and killed unarmed teen Trayvon Martin and before the shooting he had called 911.
'Ridiculously Photogenic Guy,' Zed Little, goes viral online by JohnThomas Didymus
A man called Zed Little from New York City has become an Internet sensation. He was nicknamed "Ridiculously Photogenic Guy" after someone snapped a photo of him at the 35th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run in South Carolina.
Zed Little:  Ridiculously Photogenic Guy
Zed Little: "Ridiculously Photogenic Guy"
Zed Little
Mac Attack — Half a million hit by Trojan virus by Tim Sandle
A Russian anti-virus service has reported that over half a million Apple computers have been infected with the Flashback Trojan. The virus infection allows the computers to be available for potential hijacking and to be used as a "botnet".
Colombian girl, 10, gives birth by Owen Weldon
A 10-year-old Colombian girl has become one of the world's youngest ever mothers after giving birth to a healthy daughter.
Dana White says Cain Velasquez will fight Frank Mir at UFC 146 by Owen Weldon
The president of the UFC responded to a fan on Twitter on Saturday and said that the match between Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir at UFC 146 will happen.
Snoop Dog to release book that you can smoke by KJ Mullins
Snoop Dog isn't shy about letting the world know he enjoys smoking marijuana. He's about to release Rolling Words, A Smokeable Songbook that is made with a hemp cover, a match striker spine and pages that can be ripped out, rolled and smoked.
Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez like to eat fast food by Marcus Hondro
Almost all of us do it and on Friday, April 6 teen stars Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez did it - went to a fast food drive-through. In a hot car, the hot couple drove through a Chick-fil-A in Hollywood and ordered up some lunch.

Top Blogs

Has the ‘Easter Bunny’ taken up residence in my garden? by Igor I. Solar
Yesterday around mid-morning I went into my garden to enjoy a bit of fresh air and autumn sunshine and I came across a...
Tomorrow is 5 years........... by KJ Mullins
Tomorrow will be my fifth anniversary as a member of Digital Journal. In that time I have written almost 7,700 articles...
Don't buy a Keurig Coffeemaker by Michel F. Paré
Early last week My partner and I were out and about in old Brockton Village in Toronto Ontario and happened upon a...

Power Users

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  4. Alexander Baron
  5. Igor I. Solar
  6. Andrew Moran
  7. KJ Mullins
  8. Marcus Hondro
  9. Leigh Goessl
  10. Tim Sandle
  11. Elizabeth Batt
  12. Paul Iddon
  13. Gar Swaffar
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  15. Nicole Byerly
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