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Owen Weldon

Digital Journalist based in massachusetts, United States. Joined on Jan 23, 2007
Expertise in General business news & info, Politics, Music, Nightlife, clubbing, Entertainment,   see all» Yoga & pilates, Weight loss, Internet, Travel, Celebrities, Dating & relationships, Exercise & fitness, Social media, Video games, Movies

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Diabetes patients are losing limbs because insulin is expensive

Amid reports of the rising cost of EpiPens comes news of another drug that has increased in price. Insulin has gone up in price over the years and there have been diabetes patients who can't afford it.

Medals at Tokyo Olympics may be made from discarded smartphones

Tokyo - Japan has a mine of old electronics and the country may have some use for them. The country is considering creating Olympic medals from the used electronics.

Introducing Manbang, North Korea's version of Netflix

Netflix, an on-demand video streaming service, has a new competitor called Manbang, which North Korea invented. It allows people to watch five channels in real time and view information about the country's leader.

Silicon Valley throws virtually nothing at Donald Trump

In the past, Silicon Valley tech millionaires and billionaires have given money to Republicans and Democrats. However, the 2016 elections have been different.

Man swallows 40 knives, receives surgery to remove them

Amritsar - A policeman in India developed a taste for swallowing blades. As a result, he was admitted to the hospital a few days ago. It turned out he had 40 knives in his stomach and they had to be removed.

Most cities will be too hot to host Summer Olympics by 2085

According to a new study, researchers say that in 70 years, most cities in the world will be too hot to host the Summer Olympics.

Man accidentally receives a hemorrhoids opereation

A man in China experienced something he never expected to experience. He accidentally received an operation for hemorrhoids.

Wind turbines produced enough energy to power Scotland for a day

On Sunday, high winds in Scotland boosted renewable energy output. As a result, Scotland's entire electricity needs were met.

Mother and son willing to go to jail for sexual relationship

Clovis - A mother and son who are in a sexual relationship with one another have been ordered to stay away from each other. The pair says they are madly in love and nothing can tear them apart.

Parents may face jail if their kids are on vegan diets

In Italy, there is a proposed law that could affect parents who impose vegan diets on their kids. If passed, parents could be sentenced to jail for up to four years.

Donald Trump did not kick a mother and baby out of rally

Last Friday, Donald Trump called the media dishonest about how he handled a crying baby at a rally that took place in Ashburn, Virginia.

Teen may go to prison for impersonating police at Hooters

An 18-year-old from Michigan faces jail time after pleading no contest to impersonating a police officer. He did it so he could get close to Hooters waitresses on social media.

Researchers discover new antibiotic in human nose

Last week, scientists presented research that showed they discovered a new antibiotic that has emerged from the human nose.

'Game of Thrones' will end after season eight

On Saturday, it was confirmed that 'Game of Thrones' will end after its eighth season. This means the show will air for two more seasons.

Man arrested after donut flakes test positive for meth

Orlando - Police in Orlando pulled a man over and found what they didn't know was donut flakes in his car. They tested it, and it came back as methamphetamine. As a result, the man was arrested and taken to jail.

States can't fight Airbnb, so they are trying to tax it

A lot of states have come to understand that they can't completely get rid of Airbnb. However, a few states have decided to make money off of the home-sharing site by taxing it.

Bankrupt businessman hid his mansion in a shed

A fraudster in the United Kingdom who hid his mansion in a farm shed has been sentenced to jail time for drugs and money laundering offenses.

Study: Insecticide cuts bee sperm by nearly 40 percent

A new study revealed that two insecticides, one banned in various European nations but still used in America, can reduce the sperm of honeybees.

Pokemon Go players urged to stay away from Fukushima

A Pokemon Go character has been discovered at the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone, and now Japan wants the zone to be classed as a no-go area for Pokemon Go players.

Tampon tax terminated in New York

On Thursday, New York became one of the handful of states to not tax menstrual products. This comes after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that eliminated local and state sales taxes on them.
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