Militant Claims Beheading Video of Japanese Hostage Haruna Yukawa Is Fake
January 25 2015 12:58 PM
Not just one but three militant organisations doubt the authenticity of the video that claims Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa, a military contractor who was abducted in Syria, was beheaded by the Islamic State (IS). The IS is said to have released a video clip showing the other hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, holding a photograph of Yukawa’s beheaded body.
2-Year-Old Tampa Bay Boy Shoots Self To Death With Father’s Gun
January 24 2015 12:38 AM
Just days after a 5-year-old North Dakota boy shot dead his 9-month-old brother to death using his grandfather’s unlocked gun, another child died from a self-inflicted gunshot using his father’s weapon.
On 98-1 Vote, US Senate Declares Climate Change Not A Hoax
January 23 2015 9:39 PM
Before voting on a bill that would give the green light to the Keystone XL pipeline on Thursday, the US Senate, on a 98-1 vote, declared climate change as real and not a hoax.
NASA, Microsoft Design Wearable Technology That Allows Scientists To Work Virtually On Mars
January 23 2015 3:50 PM
A wearable technology, the Microsoft HoloLens, allows scientists to work virtually on Mars. It uses a new technology, the software OnSight, developed by Microsoft and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
World Economic Forum Panel Debunks Elon Musk Fear That AI Robots Would Kill Humans
January 23 2015 12:59 PM
In a panel at the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, panel hosts Ken Goldberg and Alison Gopnik allayed on Thursday the fear of Tesla founder Elon Musk that Artificial Intelligence (AI) robots would one day kill humans.
Aussie Woman Pulls Twins From Own Tummy During Caesarian Delivery
January 23 2015 10:29 AM
Forty-one-year-old Gerri Wolfe is certainly a prolific woman. Three days before Christmas, she delivered her 10th and 11th babies at a hospital in Newcastle, New South Wales.
Texas To Separate 2 Conjoined Twin Girls
January 22 2015 7:45 PM
Thirty doctors are expected to be part of a surgery in Houston, Texas, to separate surgically conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata. The target date for the operation is by mid or end of February.
Half Of Penile Fractures In Brazil Caused By Woman-on-Top Position
January 22 2015 12:35 PM
Brazilian scientists made a study of thee sexual positions during lovemaking and found that 50 percent of fractures of the penis happened when the woman was on top.
UK Doctors Transplant Kidneys & Liver Cells Of 6-Day-Old Baby Girl To 2 Different Infant Recipients
January 22 2015 10:30 AM
British doctors at Hammersmith Hospital in London made medical history by harvesting and transplanting the kidney and liver cells of a dead six-day-old baby girl to two recipients on Monday.
Kangaroo Collides With Cycling Aussie Cricketer
January 22 2015 10:16 AM
Bronwyn Calver, a member of the Australian women’s cricket team that bagged the World Cup in 1997, was injured by a kangaroo that suddenly jumped into her direction while she was cycling near The Lodge on Monday.
Measles Outbreak Hits Disneyland California, Spreads To 3 States
January 21 2015 2:58 PM
A measles outbreak has hit Disneyland. Several employees of the theme park in California were recently diagnosed with the ailment, according to a spokeswoman of the Orange County Health Care Agency.
British Doctor Files ‘Not Guilty’ Plea To Charges Of Female Genital Mutilation In Landmark Trial
January 21 2015 11:38 AM
A British doctor and his assistant filed on Monday a “not guilty” plea to charges of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the first trial in the UK since the country banned the practice in 1985. The case is being heard at the Southwark Crown Court.
French Research Looks Into Female Squirting
January 21 2015 11:35 AM
A new study by French researchers looked into a physical reaction of women during ejaculation called squirting.
IS Threatens To Behead 2 Japanese Unless Tokyo Pays $200M Ransom
January 21 2015 11:33 AM
The Islamic State (IS) is no longer content with just chopping the heads of their hostages. Now, they want to earn some money first while exacting revenge on US allies.
5-Year-Old North Dakota Boy Shoots 9-Month-Old Brother to Death
January 20 2015 6:42 PM
Tragedy struck a young family because of a loaded gun left at home unlocked. A five-year-old boy from Elmo, Missouri, shot to death on Monday his nine-month-old brother who was in a playpen.
Police Arrest Florida Teen Who Pretended To Be A Doctor For 1 Month
January 20 2015 5:39 PM
West Palm Beach Police had arrested last week a black teen who pretended for about one month that he was a doctor at St Mary's Medical Center.
Asteroid 2004 BL86 To Have Close Encounter With Earth On Australia Day
January 20 2015 2:00 PM
On Jan 26, Australia Day, an asteroid named 2004 BL86 will pass near Earth, flying about 745,000 miles or thrice the distance of Earth and the Moon.
Brit Soprano Sarah Brightman To Sing in ISS Accompanied by Orchestra on Earth
January 20 2015 11:56 AM
Family ailment had delayed British singer Sarah Brightman's return trip to Russia, but after some delay she is now back in the country to prepare for her trip to the International Space Station (ISS), Yury Lonchakov, head of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Russia, said on Monday.
Australian Dollar Outlook – January 19, 2015
January 19 2015 11:51 AM
The Australian Dollar remains resilient on the back of the Swiss Central Bank's currency announcement to abandon its floor.
Female Wall Street Intern Would Rather Be A Porn Star Than A Finance Expert
January 19 2015 11:40 AM
Paige A. Jennings quit her internship at a blue chip firm on Wall Street because she thought she's not cut out for the job despite her university degree in finance from the University of Florida.