Archives for February 2014

Study reveals M-Vac’s superior results

Study reveals M-Vac’s superior results. A (UC)-Davis study reveals that the M-Vac’s unique DNA collection is superior when compared to traditional methods such as swabbing and cutting. From PRWeb: “The UC-Davis studies focused on scenarios involving large surface area requirements, recovering minute or degraded DNA material from skin, with limited knowledge of where to sample. […]

From a Dead Sleep by John A. Daly

From a Dead Sleep by John A. Daly is a fast reading suspense book that surprised me so much, I had to finish it in one sitting. Of course, I failed but this is truly one of my fastest reads ever. Sean Coleman is the prototype of man I could never befriend. No determination to […]

The February 2014 Carnival

The February 2014 Carnival has a theme: Valentine’s & Presidents. I thought about combining the two. In the Smithsonian from Feb 2014 is an article by Joshua Zeitz. It features Lincoln’s two personal secretaries John Hay and John Nicolay. The relationship Lincoln had with his staff was much deeper than I thought. “Hay and Nicolay […]

No retrial in Hina Family Murders

There will be no retrial in Hina Family Murders after the prosecution decided to not retry David McLeod for the deaths of the Hina Family in 1989. McLeod was held without bond since his 2010 arrest. A mistrial was declared on Dec 19, 2013. The retrial was scheduled for April 14, 2014. McLeod is free […]

Sum it Up! #51

Sum it Up! #51 is filled with news about Australian cases. From the Age: “the South Australian government is offering rewards of $1 million in each case of 18 children presumed to have been murdered, including the Beaumont siblings who disappeared in 1966. The 13 cases involve 18 children who disappeared or were found murdered between […]

Sum it Up! #50

Sum it Up! #50 starts with the tragic news that K-9 Rocco was stabbed to death. From the Philly: “Rocco, an 8-year-old German shepherd, was wounded Tuesday while helping take an armed suspect into custody in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. He has been credited with saving the lives of his handler and two other officers on the scene.” R.I.P. Rocco […]