TrueNews | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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TrueduJour: Our National Monuments at Risk
In a recent report, the United Nations warned that high waves due to global warming are now at risk for threatening our most beloved seaside monuments. The Easter Island heads are one, at direct risk of coastal erosion. Also closer to home, our own Lady Liberty.
TrueLightning: Sudden Attack in Paris
Park Monceau, Paris -- 8 children and 3 adults are enjoying a birthday party when a spring storm hits. Then, a lightning strike. The 11 are splayed unconscious on the ground, and an off-duty firefighter comes to the scene. 3 children and 1 adult are seriously injured and fighting for their lives, but 5 others were only slightly injured. The storm showed up without warning.
TrueHollywood: Not So Gleeful
The actor in the hit show, "Glee" who played Noah "Puck" Puckerman has been federally indicted for possession of child pornography. He was arrested back in December, but this is the big time. The actor, Mark Salling, is currently free on $20,000 bail, and expected to be arraigned on June 3rd.
TrueNature: Spongebob, Is That You?
It's not a dinosaur or a whale, but (drumroll please)...a giant sea sponge! Scientists discovered a sponge near Hawaii that could very well be hundreds to thousands of years old. Plus, it's "about the size of a minivan." This sponge was found around 7,000 feet below the surface of the water. We're surprised it hasn't soaked up the whole ocean.
TrueHoliday: The Meaning of Memorial Day
Tomorrow is Memorial Day, which most of us celebrate with barbecues and lots of drinking. But where did it come from? The holiday originates from 1868, when Union General John A. Logan dedicated the day to decorating the graves of Civil War soldiers. Now, we honor the widespread military service of active soldiers and vets.
TrueTip: Something to Consider, Before You Get Breast Implants
A little advice from us here at TrueSelf: "Breast Augmentation is still one of the most popular cosmetic surgery operations performed in the United States. According to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), over 300,000 women had breast augmentation surgery in 2015, making it the third most popular cosmetic operation among women last year. However, before going under the knife, check out 5 facts every woman should know about this operation." Check this out!