Teen Gives Birth, Loses Cancer Fight

Jenni Lake, 18, died from brain cancer 12 days after her son was born.

Source:
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/video/teen-birth-loses-cancer-fight-15248435

Don’t Ring in the New Year with Gunfire

The San Francisco division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is asking all you trigger-happy people to please refrain from ringing in 2012 with celebratory gun shots

Source:
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2011/12/dont_ring_in_the_new_year_with.php

Secret Vatican documents revealed as exhibition opens

100 documents which played a vital role in the history of the Catholic Church will finally be put on display after being very closely guarded, some for centuries.

The documents, which have been kept at the Vaticans Secret Archives, will be put out for exhibition between February and September of 2012.

Source:
http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Secret-Vatican-documents-revealed-as-exhibition-opens-136305183.html

The People We Said Goodbye To in 2011

This year we say goodbye to addicts and martyrs, survivors and killers. 2011, we’ll miss you and (some of) the people you took with you.

Source:
http://www.good.is/post/the-year-in-death/

Madisyn Kestell uses CPR she learned from Grey’s Anatomy to save mother

Madisyn Kestell, 10, administered CPR to her mother after a severe asthma attack.

The Wisconsin girl learned it from years of watching Grey’s Anatomy alongside her.

Source:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2070063/Madisyn-Kestell-uses-CPR-learned-Greys-Anatomy-save-mother.html

Are Complaints About Student Loan Debt Overhyped?

A Columbia University professor found that most student loan recipients owe less than $10,000.

Source:
http://www.good.is/post/are-complaints-about-student-loan-debt-overhyped/

Scandals RevealSex Offender Laws’ Limits

Recent child sex abuse allegations expose serious flaws in Megan’s Laws, which often target the wrong people.

Source:
http://news.discovery.com/human/abuse-scandals-offender-laws-111206.html

Pictures: Ski Resorts That Give Green Energy a Lift

Ski resorts around the world, keenly aware of the climate change threat, are seeking greener ways to power their slopes.

Source:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2011/12/pictures/111206-green-ski-resorts/

Sexism and Racism Linked to Personality

Sexist people are likely to also hold racist attitudes, suggesting that deeper personality traits link these beliefs.

Source:
http://www.livescience.com/16961-sexism-racism-linked-personality.html

The #occupiers Could Use A Few of These: The Decagon Tent

Clever modular design of tent can link individual modules into tent cities.

Source:
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/occupiers-could-use-few-these-decagon-tent.html

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