A rare, deadly disease that has left an infant brain damaged and a teenager blind in one eye, has been detected in Brooklyn, the Daily News has learned.
The city's Department of Health is on alert for Raccoon Ringworm, a disease contracted through contact with raccoon feces. It can cause permanent nerve damage and death.
"Parents should closely supervise small children in areas where raccoons live to prevent… Continue
LAS VEGAS – It took just 359 seconds to add the latest devastating chapter to a legacy that will last for decades.
Manny Pacquiao’s flurried fists made short work of Ricky Hatton on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and delivered the most emphatic proof yet that boxing has a superstar for the ages operating at his peak.
Pacquiao sent the Englishman crashing to the canvas twice in a frenetic first round, then sealed the contest with a brutal… Continue
This is a story about a photo—an image so horrific we won't show it on top. The picture shows the lifeless body of an 18-year-old Orange County girl named Nikki Catsouras, who was killed in a devastating car crash on Halloween day in 2006. The accident was so gruesome the coroner wouldn’t allow her parents, Christos and Lesli Catsouras, to identify their daughter’s body. But because of two California Highway Patrol officers, a digital camera and… Continue
A hacker going by the name of Hacker Croll has apparently gained access to an administrator account at the micro-blogging service Twitter.
Posting on a French online discussion forum, Hacker Croll claimed to have hacked into the account of Jason Goldman, one of Twitter’s directors of product management. To back up the claims, he or she posted 13 screenshots of Twitter’s account management interface.
The Southpark “Gayfish” joke on Kanye West has been spreading like a contagious virus throughout the internet these few days, and his new Nike Air Yeezys are no exception. Some folks decided to modify the Air Yeezys into something they call the ‘Nike Air Yeezys Gay Fish”. Here’s what it looks like.
Here is a pair of extremely gay Nike Air Yeezy Gay Fish. This pair is a sample pair created just for West right before he… Continue
In the 21st Century, it can be difficult, if not downright impossible, to blow the minds of your friends and associates—that is, without doing something illegal or embarrassing. Well, there remains at least one gleaming exception—just flash an American Express Centurion Card (known as the Black Card) and you're sure to make an impression.
The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 - the second fastest car in the world behind the SSC Ultimate Aero TT, according to Associated Content - costs about $1.4 million. The Bugatti can get even more expensive though: a Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang was listed on luxury marketplace JamesList in April 2009 for a whopping $3 million. Produced by Volkswagen, the car boasts an 8.0L W16 Quad-Turbocharged engine that can produce 1001… Continue
Rick Ross debuts number 1 this week selling 158k copies of, “Deeper Than Rap.” His previous albums debuted at 187k(06) and 198k(08). So with the first week sales in, who won the battle, Rick Ross or 50 Cent? Did the beef hurt of help Rick Ross’ sales? Also how can some people call 158k a flop when Jadakiss sold 135k?
Also Asher Roth sold 65k with his debut album, “Asleep in the Bread… Continue
For the record, Deeper Than Rap's first-week numbers aren't far off from his first two LPs, both of which went in at #1. Last year's Trilla pushed 198,000 copies in its first week, while his 2006 effort Port of Miami sold 187,000 out of the gate.
Antonio Margarito, the former WBA welterweight champ, is suing the California State Athletic Commission, claiming he was unjustly suspended for allegedly hiding plaster in the knuckle pad under his gloves in his fight against "Sugar" Shane Mosley.
On January 24, 2009, Margarito was preparing to fight Mosley -- his trainer was wrapping his hands when a rep from the Athletic Commission decided to inspect his hands,… Continue
Hugh Jackman knows the best way to a fan's heart is through his or her stomach -- that's why he dropped $4308.87 to stuff 800 faces in Arizona.
TMZ has obtained the receipt from Paradise Bakery in Tempe, Arizona -- where Jackman bought 67 breakfast trays and 80 gallons of coffee for a pack of "Wolverine" fans who had camped out in front of a theater the day before Monday's big premiere.
CAIRO – An 8-year-old Saudi girl has divorced her middle-aged husband after her father forced her to marry him last year in exchange for about $13,000, her lawyer said Thursday.
Saudi Arabia has come under increasing criticism at home and abroad for permitting child marriages. The United States, a close ally of the conservative Muslim kingdom, has called child marriage a "clear and unacceptable" violation of human rights.