New Level: Monsanto Tries Patenting Natural Tomatoes

New Level: Monsanto Tries Patenting Natural Tomatoes

Did you know that Monsanto tried to patent a tomato that had no biotech traits? Now, the European Patent Office has revoked Monsanto’s fraudulent patent.

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World War I soldier’s room untouched for almost 100 years

World War I soldier’s room untouched for almost 100 years

His torn military jacket still hangs by his desk and his shoes are still tucked neatly by his bed — relics of a life lost long ago. In the small village of Bélâbre in central France sits the room of Hubert Rochereau, untouched for nearly a century as a memorial to the fallen solider, who died during World War I. It’s “an unforgettable journey back in time,” reported la Noveulle Republique, which described it as a “mummified room.”

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Woman at Walmart Is Accidentally Shot Dead by 2-Year-Old Son

Woman at Walmart Is Accidentally Shot Dead by 2-Year-Old Son

The 29-year-old mother was shopping with her 2-year-old boy and young relatives in Hayden, Idaho, when the boy found a gun in her purse and it discharged once, officials said.

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First Ebola boy likely infected by playing in bat tree

First Ebola boy likely infected by playing in bat tree

The Ebola victim who is believed to have triggered the current outbreak – a two-year-old boy called Emile Ouamouno from Guinea – may have been infected by playing in a hollow tree housing a colony of bats, say scientists.

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The search for Australia’s lost hospital ship

The search for Australia's lost hospital ship

Gordon Rippon had just finished a four-hour watch on the bridge of the Centaur and was heading for bed. It was 04:00 on 14 May 1943 and the Centaur, an Australian hospital ship, was just east of Brisbane. It was heading for Papua New Guinea, where Australian troops were fighting the Japanese. The vessel was carrying a full medical staff and the Cairns-bound 2/12 Field Ambulance unit, plus a merchant crew.

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1st grocery vending machines in Canada to be installed in B.C.

1st grocery vending machines in Canada to be installed in B.C.

Jason Moyal is launching refrigerated grocery vending machines in high-rise buildings across Vancouver. It’s a new concept to Canada, but it’s already being used in places like England and Japan.

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Conviction of Putin foe sets off protest in Moscow

Conviction of Putin foe sets off protest in Moscow

President Vladimir Putin’s chief political foe was convicted along with his brother on Tuesday in a fraud case widely seen as a vendetta by the Kremlin, triggering one of Russia’s boldest anti-government demonstrations in years.

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