Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

A man is reflected in an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 11, 2014. Japanese shares tumbled to six-month lows on Friday and could log their worst performance since the March 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster after a rout

From Global Markets Oct 02

Fat Fingers Cause $617 Billion Bad Orders In Japanese Stock Exchange

A fat finger caused $617 billion bad orders on Wednesday at the Japanese stock exchange. Fortunately, the amount was cancelled before it was matched, otherwise, it could have caused a disaster in the financial markets because of the huge amount involved.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe plastic statues, designed by Ottmar Hoerl stand in front of the Goethe University in Frankfurt June 4, 2014. On the occasion of the centenary of the Goethe University German concept artist Hoerl is presenting his installation pr

From Global Markets Oct 02

100% Tuition-Free – Why Germany Is The Envy Of University Students From Other Countries

Germany may not be in the top 10 ranking of the just released Times Higher Education world university rankings, but insofar as students from other countries as concerned, German universities are number 1 if only because the country is 100 per cent tuition-free.

A model walks off stage in the backstage area during Frankie's Bikinis show at Mercedes Benz Swim Fashion Week in Miami.

From Tech Oct 02

Nestle Breast Check-up Campaign Yields Interesting Video On How Men Are Attracted To Mammary Glands

Nestle Fitness launched a campaign to remind women to have regular check-ups to help prevent breast cancer. By hiding a secret camera in the female model's bra, the company discovered that males too are "checking out" the model's mammary glands by way of stares or hidden glances.

Customers look at Apple iPhone 5C and 5S at an Apple store in Beijing's Sanlitun area, September 30, 2014. The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartp

From Companies Oct 02

#Bendgate: Israeli Psychic Yuri Geller Bends iPhone 6

A renowned Israeli psychic who was famous in the 1970s for bending spoons using only his mind may be the bane of Apple, not teens who just walk into a device store and attempt to bend the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus using their bare hands.

A Labrador Retriever puppy

From Science Oct 01

Couple Who Paid Young Girls To Stomp Puppy To Death Gets Life Sentence

The Filipino couple behind the 2013 viral video in which female teenagers stomp a puppy to death was sentenced by the Regional Trial Court in the Philippine province of La Union to life imprisonment.

A woman walks past three Telstra public phone booths in suburban Sydney August 9, 2012. Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, posted a larger-than-expected 5 percent fall in second-half profit as declines in its traditional fixed-line business outwe

From Companies Oct 01

Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots.

Free Syrian Army fighters stand at a former base used by fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), after it was captured by rival rebel forces in Manbij town in Aleppo January 8, 2014. (Reuters)

From Entertainment Oct 01

Satire TV Show ‘State Of Myths’ Airs In Iraq; Aims To Expose True Nature Of IS Extremist Organisation

However, to protect the cast and production people from the beheading knives of members of the extremist organisation who are the subject of the comedy, the scriptwriter is anonymous, while some actors names do not appear on the opening or closing billboard.

Member of the female punk band "Pussy Riot" Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (C) is escorted before a court hearing to appeal for parole at the Supreme Court of Mordovia in Saransk, July 26, 2013. Tolokonnikova was sentenced to two years in prison for the

From Law Oct 01

Queensland Ombudsman Says Strip Search Of Female Inmates Is Illegal (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Queensland Ombudsman Phil Clarke ruled on Tuesday that strip searches on female inmates detained at the Townsville Women's Correctional Centre were illegal. Clarke's decision prompted prisoner advocate Debbie Kilroy to push for disciplinary action on the perpetrators.

loyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. attends a news conference

From Sports Oct 01

Boxing News 2014: Dream Match Could Earn Mayweather Guaranteed Purse & PPV Share Of $80M, Pacquiao $60M

The ongoing social media war between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr could be an indicator of the exciting times ahead if the dream match between the two boxers would push through. That bout could provide both champions multimillion dollar payments that would be the envy of other professional athletes.

Visitors enjoy beer during their visit to the 181st Oktoberfest in Munich September 28, 2014. Millions of beer drinkers from around the world will come to the Bavarian capital for the Oktoberfest, which runs until October 5.

From Law Oct 01

24-Year-Old Male Briton Cries Rape At Oktoberfest In Munich

A 24-year-old male Briton complained of rape while attending the Oktoberfest beer festival in Theresienwese, Munich. The unnamed victim went behind a bush to urinate when two men approached him and said they wanted to have sex with him.