Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

People cool off in the Trocadero fountains during a hot summer day in Paris, July 17, 2014.

From Science Oct 09

Scientists Blame Bikini For 400% Rise In Skin Cancer Rates From 1930s To 1960s

A New York University study covering a century points to the introduction of the bikini or skimpy swimwear for the more than 400 per cent rise in skin cancer rates from the 1930s through the 1960s.

Huang Chuncai, a 37-year-old Hunan province native, lies on a bed as doctors prepare for a surgery to remove tumours from his face at a hospital in Guangzhou,

From Science Oct 09

Human Trials Start On Cancer-Fighting Properties Of Berry Found Only In Queensland

Human trials will start on cancer-fighting berry found only in Queensland after researchers from the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane finished an eight-year study on the fruit.

Mayweather-Maidana Rematch

From Sports Oct 09

Boxing News 2014: Mayweather To Train Michael Jackson’s Son How To Box

Unbeaten and soon-to-retire American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr said he would personally train Prince Jackson, the son of pop king Michael Jackson, how to box upon learning on Wednesday that the 17-year-old signed up as a member of the boxer's The Money Team.

A ferry and recreational boats pass in front of the Sydney Opera House September 28, 2014. Local media reported that the Sydney Opera House Trust has been awarded an AUD$225,000 ($200,000) grant by the U.S. philanthropic organisation, the Getty Foundation

From Economy Oct 09

OECD Names Australia Best Country; Canberra Best City To Live In

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) named of Wednesday Australia as the best country to live in and its capital, Canberra, the best city where to reside.

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. sits in his corner between rounds during his title fight against Marcos Maidana of Argentina at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

From Sports Oct 08

Prince Jackson Joins Money Team, Makes Mayweather Spending Look ‘Small Time’ In Comparison

Floyd Mayweather Jr's Money Team has a new member and he is even richer than Money May himself. Proof of Prince Jackson's membership is his big black truck emblazoned with large Money Team stickers seen in Calabasas over the weekend.

Police personnel inspect the area where a woman was gang-raped at Birbhum district in West Bengal January 23, 2014.

From Law Oct 08

Brisbane Man Abducts German Tourist, Rapes Her ‘Wolf Creek’ Style; 4 Male Clients Accuse Humanitarian Lawyer Of Sexual Assault

Brisbane men have lately been in the news. A few weeks 28-year-old chef Marcus Volcke chopped his transgendered Indonesian wife, cooked her body in chemicals and committed suicide, a 47-year-old Brisbane man abducted a female German tourist and raped her similar to the sexual assault in Wolf Creek.

Sex workers

From Law Oct 08

It’s Not Only The Chopped Indonesian Transgender Who Was A Sex Worker, But Also Her Aussie Husband-Killer

Marcus Volcke, the 28-year-old Australian chef who made headlines over the weekend by chopping his 27-year-old Indonesian transsexual wife, Mayang Prasetyo, and cooking parts of her body in chemicals in their Brisbane flat, was also a sex trade worker.

Westpac ATM

From Companies Oct 08

Despite RBA Decision To Hold Key Lending Rate, Banks Offer Mortgage Season Promos

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left on Tuesday the overnight cash rate unchanged at its record-low rate of 2.5 per cent, set in August 2013. However, the RBA decision did not deter lenders from revising some of their mortgage rates by offering season promotions such as cash-back deals and waived fees for new home loans.

Jennifer Lawrence, best supporting actress nominee for her role in the film "American Hustle", peeks around an Oscar statue on the red carpet as actor Brad Pitt (L) looks on at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014.

From Tech Oct 08

Jennifer Lawrence Says Nude Selfie Leak Not A Sex Scandal But A Sex Crime

After four rounds of nude selfie leaks, actress Jennifer Lawrence has broken her silence on what happened. She called the hacking incident a sex crime, not a sex scandal. Even just merely viewing the naked images is tantamount to perpetuating a sexual offence, she insisted.

Office workers are reflected as they walk past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected

Oct 07

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon October 7, 2014

The Australian sharemarket staged an impressive comeback this afternoon, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) closing just 0.2 per cent lower. Putting this recovery in context, local shares were slumping by as much as 1.5 per cent this morning; making it one of the biggest tumbles of the year and hitting an eight-month low in the process.