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What Are the Most Depressed Countries in the World?
According to a multi-national survey of over 9,000 adults by the World Health Organization, France and the United States are the two most mentally depressed countries in the world.
Twenty-one percent of French citizens have had a major depressive episode, followed by the United States, at 19.2 percen…
New ‘Superbug’ Strain of Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
Gonorrhea, a bacterial sexually transmitted infection, used to be easily treated with antibiotics. But now, a "superbug" strain of the STD has been found in Japan and scientists fear it could become a global public health threat.
"Since antibiotics became the standard treatment for gon…
US Named Funniest Country; Germany Named Least Funny
Maybe we should work on exporting some knock-knock jokes.
The US has been named the funniest country in a Badoo.com survey of 30,000 people from 15 nations around the globe, while Germany - long known for its poor sense of humor - kept up the stereotype by finishing at the bottom.
Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan, President Obama Confirms
In a stunning development, President Barack Obama confirmed late Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden, the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, was killed Sunday in Pakistan.
Obama made the announcement in a televised address shortly after 11:30 PM ET, about an hour…
World’s Oldest Living Man Dies At 114
The Minnesota born man, Walter Breuning, was the world's oldest living man according to the Guinness Book of World Records. He passed away at the age of 114 on Thursday, April 14th 2011 in Great Falls, Montana where he lived since the age of 16. What age would you like to live to?
Latest Chinese Fad Involves Live Reptiles on Keyrings
Street vendors in China have helped to create a new trend in the country by touting tiny reptiles sealed in colored water and attached to a keychain to passers-by.
The newest craze is nothing short of bizarre, which is probably why so many people are interested in purchasing one of their own portable…
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Still Worsening
Japan's nuclear crisis continues to grow more dire. The rating of the exposure has been raised from 5 to 7 and is at the highest level we've seen from a plant under the International Atomic Energy Agency. With the continued amount of radiation being leaked, there are fears that Japan'…

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