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American economists Paul Romer and William Nordhaus awarded Nobel Economics Prize

Romer said that a lot of people ignore climate change as they are under the impression that protecting the environment may be too costly.

08 Oct 2018 4:38 PM

Rock used as door stop found to be meteorite worth $100000 after 30 years

Geology faculty member Mona Sirbescu who examined it under X-ray fluorescence said it was the most valuable specimen she ever held.

07 Oct 2018 7:16 PM

Flame stunt goes wrong at famous 'Salt Bae' restaurant leaving four injured

Customers were few feet away from the ridge when the fire leapt up after the liquid was poured.

02 Oct 2018 2:30 PM

Woman lauded for talking to elderly man who had his first conversation in months

Nine million people are suffering from loneliness in Britain and they even appointed a minister to tackle the issue earlier this year.

01 Oct 2018 6:07 PM

Orgasms caused by vibrators are 17 per cent longer as compared to manual masturbation

They also noticed that women take time to get used to a new sex toy and tend to test it out.

01 Oct 2018 3:09 PM


Selfie deaths on the rise as 43 have died every year since 2011

The study’s lead author said that selfies are not dangerous but the human behaviour that comes with them is.

30 Sep 2018 5:31 PM

Microplastics in freshwater insects raise global fears about plastic pollution

While eight to 12 million tonnes of plastic enters oceans each year, four million tonnes of it passes along rivers.

28 Sep 2018 5:24 PM

Obsessed woman uses silicon baby bump to convince former lover that she is pregnant

She met Mark Weeks after moving to the London office of the advertising firm they both worked for.

27 Sep 2018 5:49 PM

Cannibal woman who made husband kill waitress suspected to have eaten 30 people

While the remains belong to the waitress Elena Vashrusheva, police also found a jar of pickled remains and 19 slices of skin.

27 Sep 2018 2:55 PM

Russian woman splashes bleach on to groins of men to stop 'manspreading'

She used a mixture of 30 litre water and six litre bleach to tackle what she called a ‘disgusting act’.

26 Sep 2018 3:19 PM


Extremely rare two-headed baby copperhead snake spotted in Virginia

The serpent was taken to Wildlife Center of Virginia where officials will examine how two heads have been functioning with a single body.

25 Sep 2018 3:31 PM

Competition among co-workers leads to more trust between them

The game sees participants make a choice between making a financial contribution to a collective pool or keep their money for themselves.

23 Sep 2018 9:04 PM

Woman throwing garbage on the road caught off guard by biker's epic response

The woman was caught off guard and appeared angry as she got out of the car after the biker sped away.

23 Sep 2018 6:20 PM

Social media users slam expensive taped sneakers for glorifying poverty

The sneakers, that appear to be worn out, are available online on the brand's website and also on American retail chain Nordstrom.

20 Sep 2018 8:33 PM

Thrilling footage shows fierce showdown between cobra and dog saving her puppies

People alerted a snake rescuer who caught the cobra and took it away in a jar as the rest of the puppies were saved.

20 Sep 2018 3:49 PM


Shocking footage shows man being gored and flung in the air by raging bull

The bull just runs into him as it tosses the man in the air after which he is left lying in the ring.

19 Sep 2018 2:46 PM

Pet snake stuck in a mousetrap on a London street rescued by RSPCA

The owner could not be tracked down and the charity said they aren’t sure if the snake escaped or if it was abandoned.

17 Sep 2018 6:57 PM

Nike launches 'sporting hijab' meant to make sport more comfortable for Muslim women

Although sporting hijabs have been around for several years, Nike is the first major brand to enter this market.

17 Sep 2018 3:25 PM

Positive comments on Instagram may also fuel dissatisfaction with looks among people

Even though people intend to be supportive, the focus on appearance may fuel body dissatisfaction.

13 Sep 2018 2:15 PM

10-year-old recovers after impaling his head on a kebab skewer

It was one in a million for it to pass five or six inches (13-15 centimeters) through the front of the face to the back.

13 Sep 2018 9:32 AM