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  Life   More Features  28 Aug 2018

Life, More features, 28 Aug 2018

Man who used dating apps to take women to dinner and left without paying face prison

Authorities say 45-year-old Paul Guadalupe Gonzales used dating apps to meet women.

28 Aug 2018 8:49 PM

Woman burns down house performing exorcism on sofa she believed the devil possessed

The 53-year-old JolYnn Winn was convinced that the devil had taken up residence in her settee.

28 Aug 2018 8:41 PM

Homeless man who helped woman with his last money denied access to funds raised for him

Instead of a house, the duo bought him a camper on the woman’s name and asked him to leave it after accusing him of stealing from them.

28 Aug 2018 7:35 PM

Beluga whales and narwhals go through menopause like humans

Biological trait stops them from having too many young to feed in later life.

28 Aug 2018 7:20 PM

Art group to rebuild Berlin Wall in German capital

A group of artists said Tuesday they're planning to build a facsimile of the wall around a downtown Berlin block in mid-October.

28 Aug 2018 6:23 PM


Bride asks guests to pay $CAD1200 to attend wedding, calls it off when they don't pay

The bride from Canada, was due to tie the knot with her childhood sweetheart in a USD 46,020 wedding.

28 Aug 2018 6:01 PM

Woman tells jokes, sings while undergoing surgery to remove brain tumour

Sarah-May Philo is also a trained opera singer and made up songs about the staff around her when a speech therapist asked her to try.

28 Aug 2018 5:18 PM

Single woman, who longed to become mum, had baby girl with gay best friend

Kerry Allen and Ali Thomson gave birth to Lanah in May, after carrying out artificial insemination at home.

28 Aug 2018 5:16 PM

Not reading news makes you better at predicting what will go viral

Frequent news readers may be bringing to mind idiosyncratic information that's more unique to them.

28 Aug 2018 12:23 PM

Bolivian woman might be world's oldest at nearly 118

She has witnessed two world wars, revolutions in her native Bolivia.

28 Aug 2018 11:52 AM


Birds may age faster due to traffic noise

Cellular ageing as a result of urban stressors is something that may not have a very visible impact.

28 Aug 2018 9:28 AM

Here's how people judge your personality based on face

It is long known that people make some personality impressions of others based merely upon their facial appearance.

28 Aug 2018 9:19 AM

The Gotipua boy dancers of Odisha who performed as women

Guru Gangadhar Pradhan arranged for their systematic training in his centre near Konark temple.

28 Aug 2018 5:55 AM

Heralding forty years of teaching in dance

A rhythmic sequence woven to syllables ‘Aham/Param’ introduce Shiva’s Nirguna form.

28 Aug 2018 5:49 AM


A brief history of time

Online museum Sarmaya aims to fuel imaginations by making historical art and artefacts available to all.

28 Aug 2018 12:18 AM