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Entries by Hunter Stuart from 07/2010

Avianova Airlines Racy Commercial Provokes International Controversy (VIDEO)

Posted 07.03.2010 | Travel

Earlier this week Russian airline Avianova aired this commercial, which shows a team of bikini-clad flight attendants washing an airplane while a gagg...

Congo Oil Explosion: UN Says At Least 220 Dead

Posted 07.03.2010 | World

SANGE, Congo — A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that kil...

Scientists Make Immune Cells In Mice That Fight Off HIV

Posted 07.03.2010 | Technology

FRIDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Research in mice suggests that scientists may have a new lead on using gene therapy against the virus that causes A...

California State Workers Brace For Minimum Wage

Posted 07.03.2010 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As the Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger was the technology of the future, feared by humans. As governor, he's being foiled...

India Unveils $3 Billion New Airport Terminal

Posted 07.03.2010 | World

NEW DELHI — Officials unveiled a glittering new multibillion-dollar airport terminal in the Indian capital Saturday, a steel-and-glass structure...

Children Of Accused Russian Spies Confront Identity Crisis

Posted 07.03.2010 | Politics

NEW YORK — Children often ask the question "Who am I?" as they come of age, but that's nothing like the identity crisis now confronting the sons...

Petraeus Takes Over Afghan Command: 'Cooperation Is Not Optional'

Posted 07.03.2010 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan — America's top diplomat in Kabul jokingly handed NATO's new commander Gen. David Petraeus an access badge to the U.S. Embass...

Female Circumcision Rife in Iraqi Kurdistan, Says Report

Posted 07.03.2010 | World

For many young girls in the world, a life-changing experience might be reaching puberty or discovering a first crush. For Gola, a 17-year-old student ...

Iraq Withdrawal In August Is 'An Exercise In Semantics': New York Times

Posted 07.03.2010 | World

NEAR TULUL AL-BAQ, Iraq -- President Obama has set an August deadline for the end of the combat mission in Iraq. Here at this makeshift desert camp in...

North Korean Girl Guitar Player Is Virtuoso (VIDEO)

Posted 07.03.2010 | World

When your government won't let you watch MTV, you have to make your own music. This video of a little girl from North Korea playing a guitar larger ...

The Onion: Apple Store's Friend Bar Gives Customers Someone To Talk At For Hours (VIDEO)

Posted 07.07.2010 | Comedy

Apple products have always attracted a cultish following of fans, many of whom take advantage of their visits to the Apple store to talk shop with the...

CNN: Andrew Rodgers' Stunning Lava Stone Art in Turkey (VIDEO)

Posted 07.07.2010 | Arts

In this video from CNN's Inside the Middle East, correspondent Ivan Watson explores the natural wonders of Cappadocia, Turkey, where thousands of year...

Operation Endgame TRAILER: Star-Studded, Violent Action-Comedy Movie Goes Straight To DVD (VIDEO)

Posted 07.07.2010 | Entertainment

It's pretty rare for a movie with this many stars to go straight to DVD, but after playing in only a handful of theaters, Operation: Endgame will do j...

Car Crashes Into Japanese Restaurant, Injuring 9 Yr Old Girl (VIDEO)

Posted 07.07.2010 | World

A camera at a Japanese restaurant in Western Australia captured a violent car crash that injured five people, including a nine-year-old girl. The cras...

'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Survey Released, Ripped For Bias And Fanning Fears

Posted 07.09.2010 | Politics

The Pentagon doesn't want to know whether service members are gay, but is curious whether they've ever shared a room or shower with homosexual colleag...

Bizarre Fast Food Commercials (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

Posted 07.09.2010 | Huffington Post

From hungry Australian nuns on rollerblades to a Chinese prisoner who wants KFC for his last meal to an Orangina ad aimed at gay interspecies love, th...

GOP Sen. Bennett Predicts Reid Win

Posted 07.10.2010 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — Warning that tea party "mischief" may be aiding Democrats this election season, defeated Utah Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett ...

The Science Of Cougar Sex: Why Older Women Lust

Posted 07.10.2010 | Style

Men who cheat on their spouses have always enjoyed an expedient explanation: Evolution made me do it. Many articles (here is one, and here is another)...

Vicky Pelaez Spy Mystery: Was NY Columnist Betrayed by Husband?

Posted 07.10.2010 | New York

YONKERS, N.Y. — Vicky Pelaez met her husband, Juan Lazaro – or so he called himself – some 30 years ago in her native Peru. She was ...

Naomi Campbell Will Testify at War Crimes Trial

Posted 07.10.2010 | World

LONDON — Fashion model Naomi Campbell says she will testify at the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor. Taylor is accu...

Baghdad Stray Dogs Problem: Officials Have Killed 58,000 In 3 Months

Posted 07.10.2010 | World

BAGHDAD — Teams of veterinarians and police shooters have killed some 58,000 stray dogs in and around the Iraqi capital over the past three mont...

Dems: 2012 Calendar Should Start in February

Posted 07.10.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats recommended a February start for the 2012 political calendar and the likely renomination of President Barack Obama, with ...

White House Silent on Mass. Gay Marriage Ruling

Posted 07.10.2010 | Politics

BOSTON — A key part of a law denying married gay couples federal benefits has been thrown out the window in Massachusetts, the first state to le...

The Creativity Crisis In America: Newsweek

Posted 07.10.2010 | Arts

Back in 1958, Ted Schwarzrock was an 8-year-old third grader when he became one of the "Torrance kids," a group of nearly 400 Minneapolis children who...

Arkansas Reporters Fired For Making Profane Videos

Posted 07.10.2010 | Media

Remember that contract you signed when you got hired, with all the fine print? Turns out it actually said some important stuff. Four employees of Arka...