The economic crisis has wrecked many lives, and stolen a few too. The latest apparent casualty was found on a grassy patch behind the Bedforshire, U.K., complex of Unilever, the world's third largest consumer goods company. Clive Blackburn was a preeminent food scientist, who developed Slim-Fast drinks and... Read More »
An Australian nurse, who spent years counseling men and women at their deathbeds, recorded their revelations and regrets on her blog, which she's now turned into a book, "The Top Five Regrets of the Dying." The most common regrets, she found, were doing what others expected of you over what you truly wanted,... Read More »
Terrified by the memory of witnessing a co-worker being crushed to death by a falling elevator, a New York City woman is suing her employer and the company responsible for the machine's maintenance.
New York's Daily News reports that Kathleen Mullahy, 36, is incapable of stepping foot in an elevator "out of... Read More »
An Australian brake-pad manufacturer has been fined more than $125,000 following a March 2008 incident in which a worker was killed while cleaning an industrial-size blender.
An investigation found the company, FIP Brakes International in suburban Sydney, had a "significant number of safety failings" that... Read More »