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Image Courtesy Press TV - Commander of Iran's Basij Force Mohammad-Reza Naqdi
Image Courtesy Press TV - Commander of Iran's Basij Force Mohammad-Reza Naqdi
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Iran Ready to Send Peacekeepers to London

 

One has to wonder how this could possibly be helpful, but there's a report suggesting Iran wants to help the people of the United Kingdom bring stability to the recent unrest.

Press TV is reporting that Iranian Military commanders are ready to send Basij peacekeeper forces to the United Kingdom to help stabilize the the unrest in London. The report says that forces are ready and awaiting orders of deployment.

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Mark Wilson, Getty Images
Mark Wilson, Getty Images
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What Are the Most Depressed Countries in the World?

According to a multi-national survey of over 9,000 adults by the World Health Organization, France and the United States are the two most mentally depressed countries in the world.

Twenty-one percent of French citizens have had a major depressive episode, followed by the United States, at 19.2 percent. Belgium, New Zealand and The Netherlands are also among world’s most depressed nations, by this metric.

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(Photo by Thorsten Wagner/Getty Images)
Photo by Thorsten Wagner/Getty Images)
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When Has Taking Second Become A Bad Thing?

I spent the weekend watching the U.S. women's soccer team play Japan for the FIFA World Cup. I was disappointed they lost. So much work and to lose on penalty kicks at the end. The First thing I thought was, soccer is a cruel game, you spend an hour and a half running......running....running...and it's so hard to score a goal. All it takes is being in the right place at the right time.  The US team was getting the shots, just not the breaks. The other thing I thought was how proud I was of this team. The Americans are never looked at as the soccer power of the world, and for this team to make it to the finals was an accomplishment.That was yesterday, now there's today. I still feel nothing but pride for these women, but anger for the media and how they are treating these women. Since when is taking second a bad thing? The US is the second best team in the WORLD!! The thing is, it could have gone either way, and almost did. Back to the media..

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(Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)
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Husband Builds Electric Chair To Murder Wife Who Wants A Divorce

Over in Great Britain, things can get a bit dramatic.  Andrew Castle's wife of 18 years asked him for a divorce.  He built a make-shift electric chair in the garage and invited her in for a chat

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Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Papal Tweet From an iPad [VIDEO]

The technologically-savvy Pope Benedict XVI has already encouraged priests to blog and helmed the launch of the Vatican’s YouTube channel and Pope2You mobile and Facebook apps. So it’s really no surprise that as part of his newly-launched news portal, the pontiff sent his first tweet recently — from the papal iPad.

You can follow the Vatican on Twitter at @news_va_en.

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Swedish Preschool Does Away With Boys and Girls

The “Egalia” preschool in Stockholm, Sweden is taking that nation’s goal of breaking down gender roles in early education to the extreme.

Not only are boys encouraged to play with toy kitchens, and girls with building blocks, but the pronouns “him” and “her’ (or “han” and “hon” in Swedish) are banned from usage.  Instead, everyone is refereed to with the invented pronoun of “hen.”

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(Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
(Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
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Missing Moon Dust Found After 40 Years

Proving that the lost CAN be found, a small speck of lunar dust that has been missing for 40 years turned up recently in St. Louis.

"It's a speck — the size of a fingertip," said David Kols of Regency-Superior auction house, where the dust had been placed for sale

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Riot Breaks Out After Game In Vancouver
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Vancouver Riot Kissing Couple Tells Their AmazingTale.

Scott Jones kissing his girlfriend Alex Thomas are part of one of the most famous kissing photos ever. What a "once in a lifetime" moment. Remember the kiss from the servicemen returning home? Brittany Spears and Madonna....ok, maybe that doesn't count.

The Couple, who have been making the rounds just to clarify what the photo is really about and what was really happening, have been dating 6 months.

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Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records
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Two-Foot Tall Filipino Named World’s Shortest Man By Guinness [VIDEO]

For the first time in his life, Junrey Balawing is standing head and shoulders over everyone else.

Balawing can indeed look down on everyone else now that he has been named the world's shortest man by Guinness World Records. The Filipino man received the honor in a ceremony Sunday, which just so happened to be the same day he turned 18.

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wallygrom, flickr
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Deep Sea Diver Vows to Recover and Photograph Osama bin Laden

President Obama's recent announcement that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by US operatives in Pakistan prompted happy cheers and a giant, collaborative sigh of relief from citizens around the world. After five minutes of celebration, though, came demands for photographic or video proof that our nation's nemesis was actually dead.

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Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images
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Tokyo Named World’s Most Expensive City

You may have to dig deep into your pockets to get to Tokyo.

 

You may have to dig even deeper to stay.

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Jim_K-Town, Flickr
Jim_K-Town, Flickr
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Australia’s Metropolitan Cities Suffering From ‘Man Drought’

Finding your true love has always been a difficult feat, but female singles in Australia's busy metropolitan areas are facing an extreme case of the lonelies. The reason: a lack of eligible men.

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