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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+
Baby Gorilla Is Back In Mom’s Arms

A baby gorilla born at the San Diego Zoo is finally back in her mother’s arms after suffering with pneumonia. The baby, not named yet, was born by emergency C-section on March 12 to a grateful mother who is still …

Sunscreen Ingredients: Long Needed Updates Ignored

Skin cancer is a serious threat, and with the current sunscreens available in the U.S., its protection is lacking as the nearly 15 year old products have not been revised to meet new UVA and UVB needs. The American Cancer …

Obama Tells Romney, Russia Weak Not Strong Obama Tells Romney, Russia Weak Not Strong

Since Putin invaded Crimea, conservatives have been commenting on how President Obama should not have dismissed Mitt Romney’s label of Russia, claiming the regime as America’s number one geopolitical foe. With the current actions of Putin and his power plays, …

Montana Murder Case: Can Lawyers Prove Mental Disability?

Michael Keith Spell is charged with the attempted kidnapping and murder of 43-year-old Sherry Arnold, who was killed in January, 2012 when she was abducted while jogging near her home in Sidney, MT. The men that police say kidnapped and …

Judge Joe Brown’s Meltdown Landed Him In Jail

Judge Joe Brown, the star of the television show of the same name, Judge Joe Brown, in which he played a television judge, was arrested on five counts of contempt of court in Memphis, Tennessee. Brown was sentenced to five …

Jimmy Carter: Obama Never Consults Me Jimmy Carter: Obama Never Consults Me

In a recent interview on NBC’s Meet the Press, Former President Jimmy Carter, 89, expressed sadness that Obama never asks for his opinion. Carter said that many other past Presidents have gotten in touch with him. It appears that the …

Sea Shepherd’s Return From 10th Anti-Whaling Campaign

Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. From SSCS website: “Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve …

Ebola Outbreak Spreads To Liberia And Sierra Leone

The outbreak that had medical officials scrambling in an effort to contain the Ebola virus which struck Guinea last week, is suspected to be spreading to outlaying areas. There are no known treatments or vaccines for the Ebola (hemorrhagic fever,) …

Massive Mudslide In Washington: Search For Life Continues

The search for survivors continued on Monday after searchers reported hearing screams on Saturday of those who were most likely trapped just after a massive mudslide took out nearly 30 homes, and the lives of eight people. Sunday, 18 people …

Malaysian Airlines: Flight Ended In Indian Ocean

It appears that the mystery of the Malaysian Airline Flight 370 has been solved. As ABC reported, it “ended” its journey in a “remote location” of the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said today. U.K. officials used …

Elephants Escape Circus in St. Louis – Can You Blame Them?

A parking lot in Saint Louis, Missouri got quite a surprise when elephants belonging to the St. Louis Moolah Shrine Circus made an appearance. Escape happens frequently, as evidenced in many videos and films, due to the cruel treatment and …

Galveston Oil Spill Threatens Wildlife

When oil spills occur, it is the wildlife and ocean life that suffer most. The latest spill in the Galveston Bay isn’t any exception. A barge that is able to carry a million gallons of oil collided with a ship …

Malaysian Airlines: French Satellite Spots Possible Debris

The French satellite image is the third set of images related to possible debris from the Malaysian flight 370, and giving searchers and officials more hope of answering questions relating to the world’s great aviation mystery. France issued new satellite …

Washington Mudslide: 3 People Dead, Many Missing

Three have died and eighteen people are unaccounted for after a massive landslide occurred in northwest Washington state, officials said on Sunday. Search teams are still looking for victims hit by the slide, which happened in eastern Snohomish County. Underneath …

Ebola Outbreak Kills At Least 59 People

Ebola is a deadly virus that has taken many lives in the past and it has reared its ugly head again in the nation of Guinea in Africa. The Ebola virus is named after a river in the Democratic Republic …

Malaysian Airlines: Chinese Satellite Spots Object

Another image of debris has been picked up by a Chinese satellite on Saturday, giving new hope for possible answers to the near three-week missing Malaysian flight MH370. The image is in close proximity to the other satellite images found …

Michigan: Same Sex Marriages In Limbo

During a pending appeal to ban legalization of same sex marriages in Michigan, a stay was granted, causing more than 100 same-sex couples to get married on Saturday. There is still the possibility that they could have their marriages fall …

Buying a Pack of Joints Could Cost $50 Bucks

Most likely it will be pretty expensive to buy a pack of joints if and when they become available in the retail market. Since marijuana is for sale for recreational purposes in Colorado and Washington, it’s only a matter of …

Dario Franchitti: Judd And Franchitti To Reconcile?

According to actress Ashley Judd, love never did run smooth for her and her estranged husband, Dario Franchitti. Judd states, it is a complicated relationship — but complicated isn’t necessarily bad. Speaking about the state of their marriage in the …

Stolen Van Gogh Painting Stays At Yale

A Vincent Van Gogh painting called the The Night Cafe said to be owned by a family who claims it was stolen from them by the Russian government during the revolution, wants it back. “The family of Pierre Knowaloff claims …

Starving Children Found in CA, One Chained To Wall

Officials say this is one of the worst cases of child abuse and neglect they have had to witness. An eight-year-old girl, who officials described as skeletal thin, was found chained to the wall, looking as if she’d barely eaten …

Vladimar Putin Annexes Crimea, Will He Stop There? Vladimar Putin Annexes Crimea, Will He Stop There?

Russian President Vladimir Putin completed the annexation of Crimea on Friday, signing the peninsula into Russia. In a bold move against warnings from the U.S. and European Union, Putin is not backing down. Putin said he saw no need to …

Vladimir Putin Shrugs Off U.S. Sanctions Vladimir Putin Shrugs Off U.S. Sanctions

As if he couldn’t care less, Russian president Vladimir Putin appears completely unaffected by the sanctions the Obama administration has placed on Russian officials, including Putin. “You know, both in the first case — the American sanctions — and in …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: The Search For Satellite Debris Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: The Search For Satellite Debris

The mystery of what happened to Malaysian Airlines flight 370 remains unsolved, and it is now day 13. Today, the only glimpse of a possible answer to this unending puzzle is two pieces of debris in the Indian Ocean, approximately …