jessica fashano - Citigroup banker jumps to her death
"A 27-year old Citi banker, Jessica Fashano, commited suicide on Saturday by jumping off the roof of a Manhattan building, according to NYT. Fashano, an associate at Citi Global Markets, was according to reports active in philanthropy. Her profile for the Acumen Fund -- an organization that promoted entrepreneurship and small businesses in the developing world... (see links for more)
yellowstone national park - Bears orphaned after fatal attack make debut
"BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Three orphaned grizzly bears that took part in a fatal rampage this summer through a campground outside Yellowstone National Park are making their public debut at a Montana zoo.
A dozen preschoolers watched early Friday morning as the young bears — named Dolly, Loulou and Koda — nosed around a two–acre outdoor compound surrounded by high–voltage electric fencing.
Senior keeper Krystal Whetham says the bears will spend the next several weeks getting used to their surroundings before they are allowed out during ZooMontana's regular hours..."
Huffington Post: Hexavalent Chromium, 'Erin Brockovich' Chemical, Found In Tap Water Of 31 U.S. Cities
Yummy! Cancer is fun! :|
"Hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium-6, first gained notoriety when the film "Erin Brockovich" highlighted the plight of Hinkley, California, where the groundwater had been contaminated. Now the first publicly available national survey on the contaminant from Environmental Working Group reveals that Hinkley isn't alone.
Laboratory tests commissioned by EWG have discovered that the chemical is present in the tap water of 31 out of 35 U.S. cities tested, or 89 percent. Norman, Oklahoma; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Riverside, California returned the highest levels of contamination."