Science & Technology
The republic of Rwanda, reputed to be East Africa’s hub for technology, has recently been selected to be the regions center of excellence in e-health, biomedical engineering, health vaccines and immunization logistics.
Hope you’ve built your bunker and stocked up on canned goods – because the third of four ‘Blood Moons’ is on its way this weekend.
Would pilotless planes make sense? The technology exists, even if no airline is currently thinking about trying it.
USA - Alabama Baby Born Without a Nose, Mom Says He’s Perfect
An irritated elephant decided to douse a buffalo bull with cold water when it got a little too close for comfort.
When American government representatives asked NASA head Charles Boden what the best response to a large asteroid headed for New York City would be, his answer was simple: ‘Pray.’
In June 2009, The Atlantic published a cover story on the Grant Study, one of the longest-running longitudinal studies of human development.
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Brazilian study of 6,000 babies from all backgrounds since 1982 finds those who breastfed were more intelligent, spent longer in education and earned more. Writes The Guardian
Pregnancy is the time to take the best care of yourself, both physically and mentally, to be sure you deliver a healthy baby. A balanced diet is suggested in your 1000 days
Two approaches to boosting obese men’s sperm have been presented yesterday at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society. The first suggested that obese men who lost weight were more likely to get their partners pregnant. The second found that a cancer drug helped some infertile men have children.
Claiming to have been sex-starved for three months, a woman admitted to cutting the genitals of her husband using a razor blade. Reports The NewVision
An Indian bride has walked out of her wedding after her bridegroom-to-be failed to solve a simple maths problem, according to police in Uttar Pradesh.
A woman who was bullied for the way she looks is the focus of a new film that premieres at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Saturday.
Steve Jobs turned down a liver transplant from Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to a new biography. In "Becoming Steve Jobs," Brent Schlender and Fast Company executive editor Rick Tetzeli interviewed Cook, who revealed that he took a blood test after discovering Jobs had cancer.
Motorcycle taxis are the main mode of transportation in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali - Claudine Nyanamajambere is the only woman to drive a "moto." Get to know the woman who’s found her place in this male-dominated domain portrayed by DW.
Good looks can get you far in life, but psychologists say there are unrecognised pitfalls for the beautiful.
What does it mean for a religion to be woven into American history?
In most cases where you hear a woman complaining about a man’s penis size, it’s usually because she feels that it’s too small. However, that isn’t the case with Aisha Dannupawa, a Nigerian mother of three who left her new husband of just one week because his shlong was just too big.
The world’s oldest person Misao Okawa, a mother of three, grandmother of four and great-grandmother of six, turned 117 on Thursday in western Japan.
When Carlos and Erica Morales first found out they were expecting quadruplets, they were just excited to be pregnant. After Erica, 36, had a miscarriage, the couple went through fertility treatment and conceived their four little ones — three girls, one boy — through IVF, according to People. “We couldn’t have been more excited to finally have a baby,” Carlos, 29, told the magazine this week.
Smoking marijuana is 114 times safer than drinking alcohol. This is according to an international study which claims the plant may be ’significantly’ less harmful than scientists believe.
The 150kg pig had reportedly escaped from a local farm in search of food, It was found kneeling on its forelimbs at a temple in eastern China. The pig left the temple after a group of monks chanted a Buddhist scripture to it.
Militants in the town of Baga in Nigeria tried to claim they were females, They wore women’s clothing but refused to shave their thick jihadi beards. Nigerian security officials discovered the cross-dressing terrorists while liberating the town of Baga yesterday.
In Randy Shilts’ history of AIDS, “And the Band Played On,” he tells the story of an Air Canada steward named Gaëtan Dugas, who suffered from what Dugas called “gay cancer” and infected 40 people or more with HIV.
Ever had your bank card eaten by an ATM machine? This man did in China…so he smashed it apart with a meat cleaver to get it back
Man Bleached His Girlfriend’s Entire Home, All Her Clothes, And Then Threw Bleach In Her Face Because She Wouldn’t Give Him Any Of Her Tax Refund Money
A 24-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he assaulted his girlfriend, destroyed her phone and bleached her and her belongings, according to the Herald in Rock Hill, S.C. USA
’I had sex with my father’: Daughter reveals shocking details of relationship with her dad after meeting him for the first time aged 19
A woman who was attracted to her father has revealed how they had oral sex after she discovered he also had incestuous feelings for her.
Nigeria: If evil could be adequately defined in a story, Asatu’s would perhaps be a candidate. A background stooped in satanic secrecy opened the gateway for wickedness of unimaginable proportions to work through and to her.
Countries like Kenya and Malaysia have banned "Fifty Shades of Grey" claiming the movie is more pornography than a movie, the film contains scenes that "are not of natural sexual content."
A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no afterlife and no divine plan. And it’s an outlook that could be gaining momentum – despite its lack of cheer. In some countries, openly acknowledged atheism has never been more popular.
Happy birthday to the oldest living man in the world! Sakari Momoi of Tokyo, Japan turned 112 on Thursday, February 5th. Notably, the oldest woman in the world, 116-year-old Misao Okawa who was born in 1898! is also Japanese. Is this the secret to longevity?
Paul Barrington, 38, sold his surfboard to pay for the state-of-the-art laptop, which he wanted to use to launch a new career as a wedding DJ
The man stands furtively on a street corner, his face masked by a hoodie, his tense eyes scanning the crowd for any hint of Islamic State militants. He was one of them before he left Syria a year ago, and he is afraid.
As a grownup, you’re in charge of your own diary. Don’t forget to make time for fun.
That’s one way to attract visitors! A sex themed park is in the works in Taiwan.
Tourism officials’ surefire plan to draw in more visitors will be built on a 37-mile stretch of land along the coast with a hotel next door for inspired couples.
Truth, Lies, Diana also claims Prince Philip had “many extra-marital flings” but that he and the Queen had “an arrangement” Sensational claims about the death of Princess Diana will be aired in a controversial West End play, which opens this week.
I feel incredibly lucky that I managed to jump on board the path of building a startup. Having hit upon a product that solved a key pain for many people, Buffer has grown rather fast. The team is now 25 people and we’ve just crossed $4M ARR.