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About Tina Volpe

Tina Volpe is an author, freelance writer and a college student. She loves spending time with her rescued feathered and furry friends... cooking Italian food, reading, writing, hiking and dreams of a huge animal sanctuary. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and Google+
Tornado Season: Concerns States in “Tornado Alley” Tornado Season: Concerns States in “Tornado Alley”

Now that the “polar vortex” and extreme snowy and icy weather has finally subsided, it is time to gear up for tornado season. Tornado season is here for a big part of what is known as “Tornado Alley“, experts from …

Whales Win In Court: Japan Must Stop Whaling Whales Win In Court: Japan Must Stop Whaling

Japan’s unsavory whale hunts in the Southern Ocean have been put to a screeching halt on Monday, as the World Court in the Hague, Netherlands, ruled that their “scientific” whale-hunting was “baloney.” The court ordered Japan to revoke their “scientific …

Most Doctors Support Legalization Of Marijuana Nationwide Most Doctors Support Legalization Of Marijuana Nationwide

Although the consensus isn’t the 100 percent sweep hoped for, more than half of U.S. physicians feel that medical marijuana should be legalized nationwide. Two-thirds of them say patients should have the option to use it as a treatment for …

Powerful Chile Earthquake “Not The Big One” Powerful Chile Earthquake “Not The Big One”

An enormous 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck Chile on Tuesday evening, creating landslides and cutting off power to thousands, with a possible tsunami to follow. The earthquake was so powerful it was felt 300 miles away from its center in Bolivia’s capital, …

Guinea’s Ebola Epidemic Unprecedented Guinea’s Ebola Epidemic Unprecedented

The Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea in January is becoming an unprecedented epidemic and has health agencies extremely concerned. Confirmed cases are now scattered across several locations that are far apart, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, (Doctors without Borders) …

Washington Plant Fire: 5 Workers Injured, 400 Evacuated Washington Plant Fire: 5 Workers Injured, 400 Evacuated

Monday morning at 8:20 am, a blast at Williams Northwest Pipeline facility on the Washington-Oregon border injured five workers, and caused some 400 people to evacuate from their homes nearby, as a mushroom cloud of dark black smoke shot up …

Yellowstone Volcano – Could Earthquake Trigger It? Yellowstone Volcano – Could Earthquake Trigger It?

Yellowstone National Park experienced its biggest recorded earthquake in 34 years at 6:34 am Sunday. The magnitude was only 4.8, but what is disturbing about the quake is that it was centered near the worlds largest super-volcano. The tremor struck …

North and South Korea Exchange Fire North and South Korea Exchange Fire

In a drill that was obviously construed as hostile, North Korea fired hundreds of artillery shells into South Korean waters on Monday, which resulted in a bit of a flare-up by South Korea, causing residents of the South Korean islands …

More Humane Slaughter Of Chickens? More Humane Slaughter Of Chickens?

The words slaughter and humane do not coincide. Perhaps because there isn’t such a thing as humane slaughter – it is just another word for killing. Were the Jews that were slaughtered by the millions during the holocaust killed humanely? …

Treblinka Camp Secrets: More Proof That The Nazis Were Monsters Treblinka Camp Secrets: More Proof That The Nazis Were Monsters

Forensic archeologist Caroline Sturdy Colls has been granted unprecedented access to excavate one of history’s greatest crime scenes: Hitler’s secret extermination camp in the Polish village of Treblinka. It was in this camp during the years of 1942 and 1943, …

Oceans Overcome With Floating Trash Oceans Overcome With Floating Trash

Part of the debris that has been spotted during the search for the missing Malaysia aircraft in the Indian Ocean has brought to the forefront, the state of our oceans. There is so much trash in our oceans that there …

Los Angeles Earthquake: This One A 5.1 Magnitude Los Angeles Earthquake: This One A 5.1 Magnitude

California just experienced another earthquake after the 6.9 magnitude shook residents near Eureka, CA, March 9th. This time, a magnitude-5.1 earthquake shook the Los Angeles area Friday evening, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck at …

Malaysia Plane: The Saga Continues Malaysia Plane: The Saga Continues

It has been a grueling three weeks for the families, the search teams, and the others involved in this unprecedented aviation disaster with the vanishing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Malaysian authorities say the plane went down in the southern …

Blackwater Shootings: Killers Hiding Behind The Military Blackwater Shootings: Killers Hiding Behind The Military

On September 16, 2007, employees of military contractor Blackwater USA opened fire in a Baghdad traffic circle called Nisoor Square. They killed 17 unarmed Iraqi civilians, including a 9-year-old boy who was riding with his father. Many more were injured. …

Putin Calls Obama: Wants Resolutions To Ukraine Putin Calls Obama: Wants Resolutions To Ukraine

Since the annexation of Crimea last week, the world watched as Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the documents, however, the West and the E.U. are calling his force over Crimea and his methods illegal. Many have called Putin a man …

Texas Oil Spill: Dead Oiled Birds Already Discovered Texas Oil Spill: Dead Oiled Birds Already Discovered

A major oil spill in Texas occurred when ship hit a barge filled with millions of gallons of oil sitting in the bay of Galveston, Texas, on Saturday afternoon, spilling 168,000 gallons of thick, sticky oil into the Port of …

Road Rage Video Goes Viral: Angry Driver Crashes Road Rage Video Goes Viral: Angry Driver Crashes

Most of us have experienced being on the road with someone who is either angry or in a hurry and tails and/or harasses you in some way. Heck, many of us have been guilty of “road rage” ourselves a time …

Tornadoes in California: Four Twisters Wreak Havoc Tornadoes in California: Four Twisters Wreak Havoc

Sacramento and the surrounding areas in northern California have seen some extremely unusual weather since their drought emergency. Although the rains and weather have eased the dry situation somewhat, California remains in an unprecedented drought. Heavy rain fell in San …

Obama To Meet Pope Francis For The First Time Obama To Meet Pope Francis For The First Time

Obama’s visit to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis this Thursday will be their very first meeting. However, the Vatican has been visited 28 times by an American president. The main purpose of President Obama’s visit is to discuss bridging …

Lake Michigan Spill: BP Responsible For Another Oil Catastrophe Lake Michigan Spill: BP Responsible For Another Oil Catastrophe

Wildlife and human life are still reeling from the damage the BP Deepwater Horizon accident created in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, and BP is again responsible for an oil spill in Lake Michigan. Less than a year ago, …

Yemen Kidnapping Quickly Resolved, Captors Jailed Yemen Kidnapping Quickly Resolved, Captors Jailed

Yemeni security forces freed two Westerners unharmed on Tuesday shortly after they were kidnapped by gunmen in the capital Sanaa, in an incident highlighting the growing security threat in the country, sources told CNN. Yemen seems to be a common …

Flight 370: Is New Debris Found Best Lead Yet? Flight 370: Is New Debris Found Best Lead Yet?

Wednesday, Malaysia’s defense minister announced that Europe’s main commercial satellite company, Airbus Defense and Space, had forwarded images depicting more than 122 objects floating in Indian Ocean near the suspected area Malaysian Flight 370 went down. Although the debris could …

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Guilty Of Terrorism Threat Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Guilty Of Terrorism Threat

The voice of the al-Qaida propaganda videos and Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, was convicted Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans as evidenced in his role as the terror group’s spokesman. After two days of deliberating, the jury …

Houston Fire Blazes For Hours Amid Dramatic Rescue Houston Fire Blazes For Hours Amid Dramatic Rescue

A fire broke out around 12 pm in a 396-unit apartment complex in downtown Houston on Tuesday. The $50 million luxury Axis Apartment project was still under construction in Houston’s Montrose district, and it was completely destroyed. Authorities said it …