Showing posts from December, 2018

Man, landlord injured trying to save Bichon Frise dog from deadly pit bull attack in Philadelphia

On Wednesday December 26, 2018 two pit bulls jumped from a neighbor's first-floor window and attacked a Bichon Frise. A man attempted to defend his dog, but the dog was killed by two pit pulls, and he suffered defensive wounds and lacerations that required sutures to his forearms and hands.

Scientists studying resuscitation say humans aware during minutes after death; call for more research

A research article almost 2 years old is seeing a revival of its own as it describes patients' awareness described by watching doctors and nurses working while they were in cardiac arrest. The team of researchers, from New York's Stony Brook University of Medicine, are working to improve treatment of cardiac arrests and prevent brain injuries during resuscitation, but they're also calling for large-scale investigation of out of body experiences (OBEs) and the explanation of awareness that occurs when the brain is supposedly non-functional. Independent

American's living paycheck to paycheck as America moves toward oligarchical socialism

Millennials, Gen Xers, and baby boomers, whether work in big cities or rural towns are increasingly prevented from saving because of expenses of rent, child care, student loans, and medical bills. Examples of $2,249 rent, one piece of chicken left in the freezer at the end of a pay period, a nine-year old car paid off with zip ties holding together the rear bumper. FLASHBACK September 1, 2018: Urban studies fellow Joel Kotkin says a large majority of population will subsist on some combination of part-time entrepreneurial 'gig work' and government aid" while oligarchs — Mark Zuckerberg, Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, Elon Musk and Sam Altman, founder of the Y Combinator — embrace a vision including a "guaranteed wage," usually $500 or a $1,000 monthly. Kotkin says gig economy workers are up 26 percent compared to the previous year — an increasing number o

Fatal crash in Los Angeles on northbound 5 Freeway Transition Rd, Sylmar neighborhood Los Angeles

Fatal crash in Los Angeles on northbound 5 Freeway Transition Rd. to NB 14 freeway in Sylmar neighborhood of Los Angeles. The fatal crash in the San Fernando Valley killed 3 and injured 2 when a wrong way driver influenced by drugs or alcohol crashed on Friday, December 29, 2018 at about 3:25 AM.  provides early ALERTS that are not confirmed incidents. For more developed reports, see . Not all ALERTS on are included on .