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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+
Crimea: Ukraine Leader Issues Three-Hour Ultimatum Crimea: Ukraine Leader Issues Three-Hour Ultimatum

The proverbial “sh*t” is hitting the fan in Crimea, and causing the Ukrainian acting president, Oleksandr Turchynov, to issue a 3-hour deadline for Crimea to release all hostages and stop all provocations, a statement on the presidential website said. This …

Two Fat Ladies: Obese Clarissa Dickson Wright, Dead At 66 Two Fat Ladies: Obese Clarissa Dickson Wright, Dead At 66

Clarissa Dickson Wright has died at the age of 66. Dickson Wright and her late co-host Jennifer Paterson, both now deceased, were unashamed of being “fat”. Dickson Wright was a BBC 2 cooking show chef who starred alongside Jennifer Paterson …

Migraine Headaches: FDA Approved Headband Could Help Migraine Headaches: FDA Approved Headband Could Help

Migraine headaches are the number three reason women ages 18 to 44 head to the emergency room, and the fifth-leading cause of emergency room visits among all Americans, according to a 2013 National Institutes of Health report. They are said …

Hillary Clinton:  Russia’s Move To Annex Crimea Is Illegal Hillary Clinton: Russia’s Move To Annex Crimea Is Illegal

Presidential possibility and former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, made some strong comments about the Russian appropriation of Crimea on Tuesday. She described Russia’s actions as an affront to “our values” that will set a dangerous precedent if left …

“Big Bang” Gravitational Waves: More Proof For Inflation “Big Bang” Gravitational Waves: More Proof For Inflation

For those that had doubts that there actually was a big explosion (big bang) in which our universe was born, there is more proof to support the theory. Although, there really isn’t a method for us to know precisely what …

US Government Approves Study: Marijuana Treatment For PTSD Veterans US Government Approves Study: Marijuana Treatment For PTSD Veterans

Posttraumatic stress syndrome, or PTSD, is also known as shell shock, or combat stress, and is a very real disorder that affects a large percentage of our veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs believe PTSD occurs in 11-30 percent of …

BREAKING: 2 Die In Helicopter Crash – Seattle BREAKING: 2 Die In Helicopter Crash – Seattle

This morning in Seattle, WA, at least two people were killed when a news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle near the popular tourist area by the Space Needle, local news reported. When emergency crew responders arrived at the scene of …

Coconut Oil: Surprising Health Benefits Coconut Oil: Surprising Health Benefits

Coconut oil was once thought to be unhealthy because of its high saturated fat content, which is proven to contribute to heart disease, however, this is not true. Coconut oil is really a heart-healthy food that can enhance your health …

Could Marijuana Interest “Big Tobacco” Companies? Could Marijuana Interest “Big Tobacco” Companies?

With Colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational use, making it legal to grow up to six plants for an individual, other states are looking at getting on the weed wagon. Many already are, decriminalizing possession of smaller amounts of pot, as …

Sleep Deprivation Could Be Destroying Your Health Sleep Deprivation Could Be Destroying Your Health

Not surprisingly, sleep deprivation can be life threatening in more ways than one. We’ve all had sleepless nights at one time or another and for most, the next day was dreadful. “Sleep deprivation is the single most dangerous aspect of …

U.S. Warns Russia for Interference In Ukraine U.S. Warns Russia for Interference In Ukraine

The Obama administration and its European allies have not succeeded in preventing Russia from overtaking Crimea, a region of Ukraine. Now, the administration’s challenge is to keep the Russians from overtaking other regions of Ukraine, as they expand their military …

General Accused of Sexual Assault Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges General Accused of Sexual Assault Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges

Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair could be facing jail time for sex crimes that include sodomy, assault, and threatening behavior General Sinclair, 51, is married with two children, and was deputy commander of the 82nd Airborne Divisional and American forces in …

Indian Ocean: Where Malaysian Plane May Have Crashed Indian Ocean: Where Malaysian Plane May Have Crashed

It appears that data analyzed by U.S. officials indicates the missing Malaysia flight 370 may have crashed into the Indian Ocean. Since its disappearance over a week ago, there hasn’t been much evidence as to exactly what happened to the …

Flight MH370: Pilots Investigated, Search Widens Flight MH370: Pilots Investigated, Search Widens

It is day ten and still no definite answers on the disappearance of Flight 370, while families and friends sit impatiently waiting to learn the fate of this plane and its 239 passengers and loved ones. The plane departed for …

Trayvon Martin Repeat? Black Veteran Shot And Killed in NM Trayvon Martin Repeat? Black Veteran Shot And Killed in NM

There may not be a huge similarity in this shooting death of a back Iraq War Veteran, to Trayvon Martin, but an investigation is underway after a complaint was made by a civil rights group claiming it was all too …

Malaysia Airlines Flight: What Experts Now Think Malaysia Airlines Flight: What Experts Now Think

The theories have changed dramatically over the disappearance of Malaysian flight 370, which took off on March 8th at 12:41 am from Kuala Lumpur, but lost contact with air traffic control an hour later and disappeared from radar. When it …

Kitty Genovese Murder: 50 Years Later Kitty Genovese Murder: 50 Years Later

The Kitty Genovese murder became an obsession to many, including mayors, Presidents, academics and theologians, because it was a time when it seemed the city and its people – changed. It was 1964 when Winston Moseley murdered Genovese, but the …

Cat Attacks Baby and Traps Family in Bedroom Cat Attacks Baby and Traps Family in Bedroom

When a 22-pound cat trapped a family in their bedroom and wouldn’t let them out, you have to laugh at the absurdity of the entire event. Apparently, a Portland, Oregon family decided the feline was threatening enough to place a …

Doris Day Turns 90: Celebrates For The Animals Doris Day Turns 90: Celebrates For The Animals

The bubbly and beautiful screen legend Doris Day is celebrating her 90th birthday with friends, including the furry kind, and with compassion. She will be hosting an auction to benefit animals. The nonprofit Doris Day Animal Foundation will be hosting …

Megachurch Thieves Get Cash, Checks, Credit Card Info Megachurch Thieves Get Cash, Checks, Credit Card Info

The well known pastor Joel Osteen and his Houston megachurch has been robbed – the thieves getting away with cash, checks, and credit card information from a church safe. Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva said Tuesday that no arrests have been …

Train Derailment in Boston Was Speed Related Train Derailment in Boston Was Speed Related

After a Boston Green Line underground subway derailed, at least 10 people were injured on Monday, mostly with minor injuries. Only one person was said to have sustained serious injuries, according to Boston EMT. EMS officials say the 10 injured …

Ohio Bar Shooting: Man Who Killed 3 People Arrested Ohio Bar Shooting: Man Who Killed 3 People Arrested

During a birthday celebration for an off-duty police officer, things got out of hand and escalated into a shooting that killed three people in an Ohio nightclub over the weekend. An argument erupted and a man, now known as Igmidio …

Colorado Triple Homicide, Family Friend Arrested Colorado Triple Homicide, Family Friend Arrested

On Sunday night in CaƱon City, Colorado, a mother and her two young children were murdered in their home. The suspect is a 31-year old friend of the family, and thought to be the mother’s boyfriend. The suspect, Jaacob Harding …

Kim Jong-un Elected By 100 Percent Vote Kim Jong-un Elected By 100 Percent Vote

Not one North Korean voted against the well-known “tyrant” Kim Jong-un on the ballots in his district, and he was elected to the highest legislative body in North Korea. Of course, he ran uncontested during the first elections to the …