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He Pingping Death


Billy Courtice Online Story 6 He Pingping-death Friends and family of He Pingping are shocked by his sudden death last Saturday. At a mere 66 cm, He was the world’s shortest living man able to walk. Despite his tiny nature, those who knew He…

2010 in review


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high-level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed…

Goldman Sachs


BILLY COURTICE ONLINE STORY-GOLDMAN SACHS 20 April 2010 Despite facing a government civil fraud charge, Goldman Sachs Corp. has received a bit of good news. The bank reported that its first-quarter earnings have nearly doubled to $3.3 billion. The bank earned $5.59 a share…

Golf with Mickelson


Billy Courtice 13 April 2010 MASTERS-MICKELSON World’s No. 2 golfer Phil Mickelson will add a third Masters title to his resume after winning his third green jacket at Augusta Sunday. Mickelson fended off third-round leader Lee Westwood with a bogey-free 67 in the final…

Ricky Martin Comes Out


By Billy Courtice World famous Latin pop singer Ricky Martin has announced that he’s gay, after years of speculation since his rise to fame. “I am a fortunate homosexual man,” wrote Martin in a statement on his website. Martin wrote this just weeks after…

Immune System in Men


Billy Courtice 25 March 2010 MEN-FLU Do you find yourself tending for each and every one of your man’s needs often, while he lies in bed, claiming to be sicker than a dog? He may not be lying. Researchers from the University of Cambridge…

TigerText Self Destruct


Billy Courtice March 2010 TigerText-self destruct The old adage, “think before you speak”, has gone out the window. “Sexters” out there—the future of your sport is now. An iPhone application launched Feb. 25 has enabled users to send “self-destructing” texts, which have a lifespan…

Household Dust


By Billy Courtice It’s in your house. It’s crept across your books and bowling trophies. And it’s a lot nastier than you think. Until now, it was only regarded as an annoyance, but a recent study by David Layton and Paloma Beamer has uncovered…

King Tutankhamun


By Billy Courtice King Tutankhamun, arguably the most famous of all the pharaohs, died a young man—he was less than 20-years-old. Over 3,000 years later, scientists have determined a cause of death. A two-year DNA study on the mummy has determined that Tutankhamun died…

UTSC-Centennial Online Stories


Alina Smirnova An experiment in which scientists buried pigs in the snow to monitor their death was halted due to an outcry from animal activists. The experiment was carried out in Austria with the goal of determining what allows humans to survive an avalanche…

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