Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

Pasta is displayed at the Alimentaria trade show in Barcelona March 25, 2010. Food and drink manufacturers and distributors from around the world are showcasing their products at Alimentaria until March 26.

From Science Dec 04

Model-Looking Guys Aren’t Just Felons, One Is An Italian Physicist Who Explains Molecular Action Using Pasta

Scientists have an unflattering image of nerd-looking older men who probably look like Albert Einstein and eternally garbed in white lab gown. However, an Italian physicist is getting the attention in social media because of his physical looks that could pass for a male model.

A Palestinian baby is circumcised at Patient Care Association in Gaza May 20, 2010. Circumcision is a common surgery for Muslims in accordance to the teachings of Prophet Mohammed. They believe that it purifies the body from dirtiness, and immunizes it fr

From Science Dec 04

Draft CDC Guidelines Say Benefits Of Male Circumcision Outweigh Risks

The question "To cut or not to cut the penis's foreskin" would get another round of debate anew in the medical community as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued on Tuesday draft guidelines on circumcision.

A woman wearing a mask walks past a wall painted with China's national flag in central Beijing, October 9, 2014. Beijing issued a yellow alert for air pollution on Wednesday with smog forecast to continue for the next three days until Saturday, said the B

From Politics & Policy Dec 04

China Drops To 100th Spot In Corruption Index Despite President Xi’s Anti-Corruption Campaign

China's drop by 20 places in the Corruption Index released by Transparency International on Tuesday seems to say that the anti-corruption campaign by Chinese President Xi Jinping is not effective in wiping out graft.

A visitor takes a picture of a porn actress with his Ipad during the Sex and Entertainment 2012 adult exhibition at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City March 1, 2012.

From Tech Dec 03

36-Year-Old Man Who Posted Topless Photos Of Ex-GF Is 1st Revenge Porn Convict In California

California's revenge porn law took effect on Monday, and a 36-year-old Los Angeles man was its first convict. Noe Iniguez posted topless pictures of his former girlfriend online, which resulted in his conviction.

U.S. President Barack Obama and daughter Malia disembark from Air Force One upon arrival in Cape Cod before being flown to nearby Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, August 19, 2014. Obama is resuming to his summer vacation after returning to Washington f

From Politics & Policy Dec 03

Hoax Alert: After Being Criticised As Lacking Class, Malia Obama Hit By Fake Pregnancy News

Elizabeth Lauten's criticism of Malia and Sasha Obama and her resignation over the brouhaha caused by her Facebook post as well as stories that the critic was a shoplifter during her teens is old news. The latest headline designed to further damage the Obama image is speculations that 16-year-old Malia is allegedly pregnant.

Manny Pacquiao (L) of the Philippines punches Chris Algieri of the U.S. during their World Boxing Organisation (WBO) 12-round welterweight title fight at the Venetian Macao hotel in Macau November 23, 2014.

From Sports Dec 03

Macau’s Tax-Free Status Means About 20% Of Pacquiao’s Prize Money From Algieri Bout Would Go To Philippine Taxman

Manny Pacquiao's foe is back. No, it's not Floyd Mayweather Jr with whom Pacquiao is exchanging jabs on Instagram. It's the Philippine taxman who is again running after the Filipino champ's earnings.

A couple embrace as they wait to view the sunset at Arpoador Beach in Rio de Janeiro August 24, 2014.

From Global Markets Dec 03

Queensland’s Palm Cove 10th Placer In Flight Center’s List Of Places To See In 2015

Australian cities may be one of the top places to live or raise a family, but when it comes to being a vacation spot, only one Australia place was included in a bucket list made by Flight Center.

A girl looks at Barbie dolls during a Barbie exhibition in Zagreb May 15, 2012.

From Politics & Policy Dec 03

PM Tony Abbott Angers Gender-Neutral Group With Sexist Remarks About Toys

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has retired from politics, so she could no longer question present Prime Minister Tony Abbott's outdated outlook towards gender.

A man looks at protestors of the "Occupy Sydney" movement as they march in front of the Reserve Bank of Australia in central Sydney November 5, 2011. Hundreds of protesters gathered on Saturday against economic inequality.

From Global Markets Dec 02

RBA Retains 2.5% Overnight Cash Rate For 16th Straight Month To Boost Aussie Economy Amid Falling Commodity Prices

The economists were right again. As they predicted, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept on Tuesday for the 16th straight month the overnight cash rate at the record low 2.5 percent.

U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughters, Sasha (C), and Malia (R), participate in the annual turkey pardoning ceremony marking the 67th presentation of the National Thanksgiving Turkey while in the White House in Washington, November 26, 2014.

From Politics & Policy Dec 02

Resigned Elizabeth Lauten Had Other Misdemeanor As A Teen Than Just Shoplifting; White House Says Obama Girls Should Be Off-Limits To Criticism

Newly resigned GOP staffer Elizabeth Lauten's woes has just started. Aside from the challenge of finding a new job after she quit her post as communications director of Republican Rep Steven Fincher over her critical posts of the Obama daughters in Facebook, her past as a teenager is catching up on her.