07 Feb 2016

Theater hanging: Actor Raphael Schumacher declared brain dead

Italian actor Raphael Schumacher has been declared clinically dead after he was choked in a stage hanging scene that went wrong.

The 27-year-old’s family authorized the donation of his organs, and the doctors have started the procedure, a spokesperson at Cisanello Hospital in Pisa told CNN on Friday.

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07 Feb 2016

Nearly 30 years after ‘Like a Prayer’ furor, Madonna song featured in new Pepsi Super Bowl commercial

(NEW YORK) — It just goes to show that if you wait long enough, all scandals will fade away. Pepsi’s big Super Bowl commercial this Sunday will include a classic Madonna song — nearly thirty years after the soft-drink company had to pull an ad featuring another Madonna tune.

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07 Feb 2016

Netflix Could Be the Key to a Happier Relationship

If you haven’t already made Valentine’s Day plans, you might want to put some Netflix and chill on the schedule.

According to a survey conducted by Netflix, 58% of people say they bond with their significant other over the streaming media giant’s shows and movies. The majority (72%) also said they prefer staying in and watching Netflix with their partner on a casual date night.

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07 Feb 2016

Cornell fraternity president charged with sexual assault

A fraternity president at Cornell University was charged with sexual assault after an alleged attack at the Psi Upsilon house on campus last weekend. Wolfgang Ballinger, a 21-year-old junior from New York, was charged with first-degree attempted rape, first-degree criminal sex act with a helpless victim, and sexual misconduct, according

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07 Feb 2016

Being A Night Owl Or An Early Bird Is All In Your Genes, Study Finds

Whether you are a night owl or an early bird, don’t bother fighting the impulse because it’s probably in your genes, a study suggested Tuesday.

Scientists have long known that all plants and animals — from lowly phytoplankton to homo sapiens — have internal biological clocks attuned to a 24-hour cycle.

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