An Alabama man has filed a lawsuit in which he claims he went for a circumcision and woke up to find his penis had been removed. Johnny Lee Banks Jnr claims he went in for a routine circumcision at Princeton Baptist Medical Center and his penis was mistakenly amputated by surgeons. The lawsuit, which Banks filed with his wife Zelda, says that the man was never provided with an explanation as to why his penis was removed and was not warned that the circumcision procedure could result in an amputation. ‘When the plaintiff awoke from his aforesaid surgical procedure, his penis was amputated,’... [Read the full story]
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In 1986, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its first group of inductees: Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and the Everly Brothers. Since then, the Hall has added a new class of inductees each year, expanding by January 2008 to 209 honorees in four categories: Performers, Non-Performers, Sidemen and Lifetime Achievers. The category in which the Hall is most conspicuously lacking, however, is women. Of the 159 total inductions in the Performers category, 135 have been of solo male performers or male... [Read the full story]
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Most people entering crocodile territory keep a wary eye out on water and land, but research suggests they need to look up. Though the reptiles lack obvious physical features to suggest this is possible, crocodiles in fact climb trees all the way to the crowns, according to University of Tennessee researcher Vladimir Dinets. Researchers in the climbing study observed crocodiles in Australia, Africa and North America. The study documented crocodiles climbing as high as six feet off the ground. But Dinets said he received anecdotal reports from people who spend time around crocodiles of the reptiles... [Read the full story]
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Judge John Wood, known as “Maximum John,” is assassinated outside his San Antonio, Texas, home as he bent down to look at a flat tire on his car. Charles Harrelson, father of actor Woody Harrelson was charged with the murder after evidence revealed that drug kingpin Jimmy Chagra, whose case was about to...[Read the full story]
On this day in 1977, the weekend opens with an intergalactic bang as the first of George Lucas’ blockbuster Star Wars movies hits American theaters. The incredible success of Star Wars…it received seven Oscars, and earned $461 million in U.S. ticket sales and a gross of close to $800 million worldwide…began...[Read the full story]
‘American Idol’ host (and reality TV producer- we have him to thank for the Kardashians) Ryan Seacrest has produced probably the CRAZIEST reality TV show yet. It’s called ‘Wanna Meet Harry.’ A group of women from the United States were taken to London and led to believe they were competing for the affections...[Read the full story]
The Duchess Of Cambridge Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince George set off for their three week Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia on April 7th. As a family, this will be their first big engagement after the royal baby’s christening at the end of 2013 and they’ve got a pretty exciting schedule...[Read the full story]
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