America’s Next Top Model Cycle 12 Contestant Dead In North Carolina Triple Slay
February 27 2015 8:46 PM
Charlotte Police discovered on Tuesday three bodies in a house in the city. One of the dead is 19-year-old Mirjana Puhar who was a contestant in Cycle 12 of America’s Next Top Model (ANTM).
Yale U Scientists Experiment With Watered-Down Version Of DNP To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
February 27 2015 2:20 PM
Scientists at Yale University are experimenting with a watered-down version of the chemical mitochondrial protonophore 2, 4-dinitrophenol (DNP) to reverse Type 2 diabetes. The result of their trial on mice, published in the Science journal On Feb 26, found that low-dose infusion of DNP that was a hundred times lower than toxic levels reduce blood glucose significantly and insulin concentrations in a model of a rodent with Type 2 diabetes.
Married Russian TV Actor Loses Testicles In Sauna To Pretty Blonde Woman
February 27 2015 11:29 AM
Thirty-year-old Russian soap opera actor Dmitry Nikolaev doesn’t have “balls” anymore – that is literally, not figuratively.
As South Korean Court Allows Citizens To Engage In Extramarital Affairs, Shareprices Of Condom Stocks Rise
February 26 2015 9:12 PM
It is no longer a crime to enter into extramarital affairs in South Korea. On Thursday, the country’s constitutional court scrapped the anti-adultery law that was approved in 1953.
Reddit Prohibits Posting Of Nude Photos, Videos Without Consent Of Subject
February 26 2015 11:35 AM
Another round of nude celebrity selfie leaks, or the Fappening, is out of the question insofar as sharing site Reddit is concerned. The portal officially banned on Wednesday the posting of nude photos that the subject didn’t allow to be published.
Jamaica Also Decriminalises Possession Of Small Amount Of Marijuana
February 26 2015 11:29 AM
It is not only in North America that more states are decriminalising use and ownership of recreational marijuana.
After Bionic Eye In The US, Scientists In Austria Fit On 3 Men Bionic Hands Controlled By Thoughts
February 26 2015 11:23 AM
The makers of the 1980s hit American TV series “The Six Million Dollar Man” must be extremely happy because two concepts introduced in the series recently became a reality – the bionic eye and the bionic hand.
Aussie Teen Wakes Up From Coma Pregnant After Left Dead In Failed Kidnap Attempt
February 25 2015 8:02 PM
A 17-year-old Australian discovered she was pregnant with her first child when she woke up from a coma. The medically induced coma for two weeks was the result of Aussie police discovering April unconscious on the roadside.
Britain Approves 3-Parent IVF; First Baby Likely By 2016
February 25 2015 1:34 PM
Britain’s House of Lords voted on Tuesday to approve the in-vitro fertilisation technique of three-parent IVF, making it the first country in the world to permit creation of a child using the DNA of three parents.
WHO Endorses One-Use Syringe Invented By Brit Painter
February 25 2015 11:57 AM
A newspaper article about the spread of HIV through shared needles inspired British paint Marc Koska to invent a syringe that disables automatically after one use. No less than the World Health Organisation (WHO) has endorsed the syringe.
New US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter Open To Transgenders Serving In Military
February 25 2015 11:45 AM
New US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in a question-and-answer session on Sunday with American soldiers in Kandahar, Afghanistan, that transgenders should not be banned from serving in the military.
Alaska Legalises Recreational Marijuana Use
February 25 2015 10:40 AM
Recreational marijuana use became legal in Alaska on Tuesday, Feb 24, making it the fourth state to decriminalise the use, cultivation and ownership of small amounts of cannabis, after Colorado, Washington and Oregon. But in Oregon, recreational use becomes legal only by July.
Texas Doctors Optimistic Of High Chances Of Survival For Conjoined Twins After Separation Surgery
February 24 2015 6:29 PM
Houston doctors took 26 hours last week to separate through surgery 10-month-old conjoined twin girls Knatalyne Hope and Adeline Faith Mata. The surgery was done at Texas Children’s Hospital, led by Dr Darrell Cass.
Single Mum Of 4 Winner Of Powerball Lotto Gets $188M Check
February 24 2015 4:50 PM
Eleven days after she found out that she held one of the three winning tickets in the $546-million Powerball jackpot drawn on Feb 12, 26-year-old Marie Holmes of North Carolina finally held on Monday, Feb 23, the cheque for $188 million.
Minnesota Man Sees Again After 10 Years Due To ‘Bionic Eyes’
February 24 2015 3:35 PM
In the 1980s, a syndicated American TV show titled “The $6 Million Dollar Man,” starring Lee Majors as Steve Austin, became a big hit by capitalising on the character he played, an astronaut, having a lot of powers.
Former Singapore PM Lee Kwan Yew In Hospital For Pneumonia
February 23 2015 11:43 AM
Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kwan Yew, has been confined at the Singapore General Hospital since Feb 5 for pneumonia, the Prime Minister’s Office announced on Saturday.
Hair Rage: Connecticut Man Throws Tantrum In Salon After He Was Billed $50 For Haircut; North Korean Leader Surprises With A New Hairdo & Half-Shaved Eyebrows
February 23 2015 11:21 AM
If former Korean Air VP Heather Cho threw an air rage over being served macadamia nuts in a plastic bag and not in a bowl, and this landed her a one-year jail term, a Connecticut man is facing criminal mischief and breach of peace charges for hair rage.
40-Year-Old Case Of 2 Missing Maryland Sisters May Finally Be Solved, Thanks To Suspect’s Affidavits
February 23 2015 10:52 AM
After 40 years of waiting, justice is almost at a hand’s grasp for John and Mary Lyon of Maryland whose two young daughters aged 10 and 12 disappeared in 1975 without a trace. The only information they held on was a report that Sheila and Katherine, after eating pizza at the Wheaton Mall, were seen riding in a car with a man.
Viral Video: Lunar New Year ‘Coming Out’ Short Film Gets More Than 100 Million Hits In China
February 22 2015 1:51 AM
“When are you going to get married?” is the dreaded question that single Chinese don’t want to hear when they go home to their parents for the Lunar New Year celebration.
Victorian Doctor Invented Vibrator To Induce Orgasm As Cure For Hysteria; Sex Toy Now Part of $167,000 87th Academy Award Loot Bag For Losers
February 22 2015 12:08 AM
The vibrator is a female and gay sex toy used often as a substitute for a male genital to help a person reach climax or it could be used as a foreplay tool by couples, whether heterosexual or homosexual.