The public do not need to panic but can still live their lives as normal.A message on Thailand’s military-run television station, informing the public that martial law has been declared in the country due to a worsening political situation. The goal, they say, is not to launch a military coup of the country, but “to preserve law and order.” It’s the first time since 2006 that martial law has been declared in the country.
Freedom industries, the company responsible for the chemical spill that led to a major drinking water shortage in West Virginia, filed for bankruptcy on Friday, a move that protects them from the nearly two dozen lawsuits filed against them already.
Thailand’s anti-government protests got violent on Friday, after an explosive was thrown into a crowd of protesters marching in the streets. At least one person was killed and nearly three dozen injured.
In 1974, Japanese soldier Hiroo Onoda was discovered in the Philippines, operating under orders to not surrender 29 years after World War II ended. Onoda, who died Friday at 91, eventually gave in.
Nintendo’s Wii U is doing so badly that the company is talking about making games for smartphones. It’s gotten that bad.
Here’s a guy who got stuck in a pipe.
An American-born detainee in North Korea—one who didn’t have a chance to star in a music video filmed in the country—has apologized (likely under duress) for ”indelible offensive acts against the DPRK government and Korean people.” The man, 85-year-old Merrill Newman, is a Korean War veteran and has been detained by the country for more than a month.
Researchers have discovered a new, more aggressive strain of the HIV virus. They say it leads to full-blown AIDS in just five years.
If you want to own some of Whitey Bulger’s stuff, you’re going to soon have an opportunity.
This Headline Smasher site deserves to go viral.