Author: Chris Tyler

Mount Everest deaths hit record high with latest tragedy

KATHMANDU, NEPAL— Every year there are reports about people who have died tring to concour Mount Everest. On Everest, tragedy is almost normal. Ten people have died so far this year – four more than mountaineering officials expect in a typical year. On Wednesday, authorities said Sherpa rescuers found the bodies of four climbers inside a tent at the highest camp on Everest, a few thousand metres from the summit. The rescuers were in the area to recover the body of a Slovak mountaineer who had died over the weekend. “Some years there are more, and some years there...

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Dog interrupts Russian news broadcast, Jumps On Desk

Here’s a dog story you don’t hear every day. A Russian broadcast is going viral after a newsreader’s report was interrupted by a mysterious intruder on the set. As reported by Today, the MIR 24 news channel journalist was reporting about a massive demolition and renovation project in Moscaw when a bold black lab wandered over to the news desk. This happy guy clearly had something to say. He started by jumping to try to get in the shot and when that didn’t work he let out a bark. Still unsatisfied with his lack of airtime, he hopped up...

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New Spiderman-Homecoming trailer Hits The Interwebs

Marvel has released one more Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer before it comes out, and this latest trailer has a lot of new scenes: a little from the big set pieces and a lot of references to Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) The new Spiderman-Homecoming trailer shows a teenage Peter Parker (Tom Holland) juggling typical high school struggles with spider-like superpowers, as veteran superhero Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) offers support and wisecracks from the sidelines. This new trailer also gives us a better look at Spidey’s souped-up Stark Industries suit (which has already proved divisive among some fans on the...

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Ariana Grande ends tour following explosion at concert

American singer Ariana Grande, whose concert was hit Monday night by a murderous attack in Manchester, Great Britain, is one of the favorite stars of pre-teens, with a rather wise reputation. Although her latest album is entitled Dangerous Woman , she is not accustomed to polemics and scandals. Ariana Grande wrote to be “broken” by the bombing. “From the bottom of my heart, I am terribly sorry. I have no words, “tweeted the singer, currently on tour in Britain. broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words. — Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande)...

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Turmeric Death From Injecting Spice

According to a medical examiner, a woman died after receiving an injection of turmeric from a naturopath. The common spice, used in curries, was partly responsible for the death of 30-year-old Jade Erick from San Diego in California, ruled a medical examiner, reports the AP. According to the San Diego County Medical Examiner the cause of her death was “: anoxic encephalopathy due to prolonged resuscitated cardiopulmonary arrest due to adverse reaction to infused turmeric solution”.   A spokesperson confirmed the turmeric was delivered through an IV. In the original report on abc, Mark Stengler, a naturopath, was interviewed regarding the use of IV turmeric in naturopathic practices. He said, “There are some doctors who use Turmeric extract in IV form to try and heighten the physiological effects, so the anti-inflammatory effects of the turmeric,” Stengler explained. “It hasn’t been well studied. It’s more theoretical, so it’s more investigational.” Investigational? The definition of investigational is “a drug or medical procedure that is not approved for general use but is under investigation in clinical trials regarding its safety and efficacy.” Or, something that you can get at a quack clinic in Encinitas that has absolutely no idea what they are...

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