A support group for people with the genetic condition albinism has slammed as offensive the comedy cop movie The Heat for labelling an albino character “snow cone” and “evil”. Shari Parker, secretary of the Albinism Fellowship of Australia, said she felt embarrassed and humiliated by the movie, which stars Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock
Eminem says his addiction to prescription drugs left him with near-organ failure.
Guitarist Jeff Hanneman of the seminal heavy metal band Slayer died of alcohol-related cirrhosis of the liver, and not as a result of a flesh-eating bacteria, the remaining members of the US band said.
Lil’ Wayne is in the hospital again in critical condition, it has been reported.
Simulated launch, real deathNASA officials had one word for the simulated launch of the space shuttle at Cape Canaveral last week: “Super!” Then disaster struck. For reasons yet to be explained, five Rockwell International technicians removed an access panel and entered a rear section of the orbiter above the engine.
What is homosexuality?
California police investigating the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl have arrested five people, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
A radio without any knobs. A bathroom where a clear display wirelessly streams vital statistics on your health.
At Spencer Morrey’s home, there are two constant sounds: His dad, Craig, murmuring, “You’re okay, Spence. You’re okay, buddy,” and the sound of a machine clearing the toddler’s airway
A leading UK hospital has defended its practice of using organs donated by smokers after the death of a soldier who received the cancerous lungs of a heavy smoker.