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The mysterious death of bandleader Jimmie Lunceford

R.J. Marx | Posted 05.05.2016 | Arts
R.J. Marx

In the 1940s, Seaside was witness to a curious and disturbing incident. Despite an abundance of musical clubs and dance halls -- Club Monterey, The Lo...

The Snake Was Framed

Medical Discovery News | Posted 03.29.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

It is a slow and very painful death if untreated, nothing like the quick and painless death the Egyptian queen would have preferred. It seems likely that William Shakespeare and Elizabeth Taylor have framed the snake, and that the real Cleopatra committed suicide by some other means, such as poison.

Poisoning Claims The Lives Of 3 Lions In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 12.10.2015 | World

Three lions, at least two of which belonged to the internationally recognized Marsh pride, have died in southwest Kenya after consuming poisoned meat,...

How to Get Away With Murder

Garry Rodgers | Posted 12.09.2015 | Books
Garry Rodgers

Are you planning on murdering someone, but your only stop is the fear of getting caught? Or are you plotting a crime thriller where your serial-slayer stays steps ahead of that dogged detective who's also top-tier in her trade?

Alkaline Battery Poisoning in Dogs

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 12.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Obviously, alkaline batteries are another household hazard pet owners should be aware of. Many tech devices we use every day require batteries, and especially this time of year, small batteries are in plentiful supply in most households. If you share your home with a four-legged family member, please take care to insure your furry companion doesn't have access to alkaline batteries.

Mom Accused Of Poisoning Son With Prescription Drugs For A Year

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.07.2015 | Crime

A mother is charged with poisoning her 9-year-old son for nearly a year with a toxic mix of prescription medication that she allegedly obtained from t...

Pet Safety For Summer - Inside and Out

Mary McLaurine | Posted 05.01.2016 | Green
Mary McLaurine

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner. This is the time of year we all love! We can take our pets out, romp around, play in the now lus...

Ruining Romance: The '80s Rock Power Ballad

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment
Sheila Moeschen

The summer I was 13, Kerry Flanagan and I took turns sleeping over at each other's houses. We stayed up all night playing Rummy 500 and listening to Rock101, the local rock station. It was the late-1980s, the high holy days of hair metal, dudes in spandex, and girls in music videos.

BLUESAmericana & Beyond: Chatting with Keb' Mo', Richie Kotzen, Ishmael Herring and Warren Cuccurullo

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Keb' Mo': "The biggest difference on this one was our first recording of it. It was completely upside down, which I think is actually right side up. I started with the vocals. I recorded the vocals first, with nothing on it."

A Non-Quixotic Fate for Birds of Prey in Europe?

Steve Zack | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

The unintentional devastation of India's vultures is well-known. Yet here we see Spain ready to distribute and use veterinary diclofenac. Even minor usage of the drug on livestock may well lead to a collapse of Europe's wild birds of prey.

A Kettle of Vultures in a Poisonous Mix

Steve Zack | Posted 05.11.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

We don't have the clairvoyance of vultures, but we do need to envision an Africa free of poisons for wildlife and people alike.

Poison Or Medicine?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

When it comes to heart disease risk, caffeinated coffee can actually be a "poison" for one person. And a "medicine" for another. It all depends on one little gene.

Behind the Scenes of Rhino Poaching

Natalie Lapides | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Natalie Lapides

Investigating officers have a grisly, difficult, and often upsetting job to do after a poaching. They arrive on the scene and look for bullets in the gory carcass, determine if there is a calf and find it if there is, and search the area for evidence.

The Rhino War Zone

Natalie Lapides | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Natalie Lapides

Despite all of these tactics and efforts, rhino poaching continues. These endeavors make a big difference, but they are ultimately just a Band-Aid over a deep, seeping laceration, and we need to make many changes to win this war.

Is Sugar Toxic? What Latest Research Says

| Ferris Jabr | Posted 07.16.2013 | Science

Our very first experience of exceptional sweetness—a dollop of buttercream frosting on a parent’s finger; a spoonful of strawberry ice cream inste...

The Poisoning of Our Planet: A Dog's Lifesaving Journey Helps Save Lives

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World There were no warning signs. Photo Credit LuxEcoLiving Media Group...

For Young Kids, Medicine Poisoning Can Happen Faster Than You Think

Kate Carr | Posted 05.22.2013 | Parents
Kate Carr

Regardless of how it happens, it only takes a few seconds for curious children to get into medicine that could make them very sick or worse. That's why it's important to take a look around your house to make sure all medicines and vitamins are up and away and out of sight.

Fumigating? Four Easy Steps to Take Before You Tent

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Chances are, at least one house in your 'hood is being treated for termites right now. And despite the festive clown-and-circus themed tent, the chemicals that go into the fumigation process simply aren't funny.

Bret Michaels To Live Blog 2013 Grammy Coverage On AOL.com (Video)

Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment

For one night only, rock legend Bret Michaels is coming exclusively to AOL.com. That's the big news. We at AOL are thrilled and proud to be welcomi...

David Lohr

Teen Mom Accused Of Poisoning Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.13.2012 | Crime

A teenage mother in Massachusetts has been arrested for allegedly poisoning the infant son of another juvenile mother, police said. The infant boy,...

Eek! Spider Invasion!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.26.2012 | Weird News

Good thing Dylan Baumann isn't arachnophobic. Scores of venomous spiders have infested his apartment -- and six visits by the exterminator haven't fix...

Rock Hit Maker Shares His Plan B

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.14.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

For Tom Werman, producing is producing, whether it's a multi-platinum album by Mötley Crue or a "Tomelette" -- Werman's signature breakfast treat at Stonover Farm, the popular New England Bed & Breakfast he runs with his wife Suky.

Between Rock (of Ages) and a Hard Place: In Search Of The Real Axl Rose

R. Clifton Spargo | Posted 08.28.2012 | Fifty
R. Clifton Spargo

Hey, somebody's out to get us all, or maybe just to sell us out.

Bear Creek: A Conversation With Brandi Carlile, Plus Rocket Juice & The Moon by Galen Hawthorne

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Fifth-Graders Attempt To Poison Teacher With Coffee, Cupcake

The Huffington Post | Hilary Tuttle | Posted 02.27.2012 | Crime

Teachers beware: The bad apples in your classrooms may be the ones left on educators' desks. One instructor at Balderas Elementary in Fresno, Calif...