Top Diggs: video of bystanders lifting a burning car to save motorcyclist
Tuesday 20 September 2011
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on September 20.
1. Beyond The Sixteen Words That Lead to War
The book Hoodwinked, The Documents That Reveal How Bush Sold Us a War suggests that “George W. Bush lied us into a war” and that the administration “brazenly manipulated intelligence, the United Nations, Congress, the media and ultimately the American people.”
2. Free to Die
A New York Times article that questions whether Americans who don’t have medical insurance (due to low incomes or chronic conditions) should be left to die from lack of care and government intervention.
3. Bystanders lift burning car, pull motorcyclist trapped under it
A video showing a group of construction workers, students and bystanders helping to lift a burning car and pull out an injured motorcyclist who was trapped underneath after an accident.
4. Obama's $1.5 trillion tax raid
American President Barack Obama is proposing to rake in $1.5 trillion in tax revenue in a plan that would see cuts from benefit programs, savings from withdrawing the troops from Iraq and Afghanistan and a “Buffett Tax” on Americans earning more than $1 million.
5. Netflix CEO: I messed up
The CEO of movie streaming and DVD by mail subscription service Netflix apologized to members for his lack of communication in the past and announced that the company would split its DVD and streaming services, renaming the DVD business “Qwikster.”
Life & Style blogs
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International Kissing Day: Why it feels good
People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
What do the emojis on Snapchat mean?
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
- 1 Autistic teenager beaten up by bullies makes them watch 20-minute video about autism
- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 Chris Moyles reportedly set to make radio comeback with new breakfast show on XFM
- 4 The Greece debt crisis explained in less than 100 words
- 5 Cristiano Ronaldo storms out of interview after being asked about possible sale of Manchester United target Sergio Ramos
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