Top 10 Oldest Universities Around the World

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…

Microsoft developing bone-conduction headset that guides the blind

While the act of walking down the street might be second nature to most of us, it can be a much more difficult experience for those who are blind or visually impaired. To combat the issue, Microsoft has developed a headset that uses bone-conducting…

Galaxy Note 4: Full Details of Samsung Next Phablet Leak Weeks Ahead of Release

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The listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on the website of Indonesian retailer Eraphone which also lists a full spec sheet. Eraphone The full specifications of the latest product in Samsung's large smartphone/small tablet Galaxy Note range…

Can you own a language?

In its first-ever transparency report, the Wikimedia Foundation revealed a handful of odd stories about takedown requests sent to Wikipedia. Among the claims on public-domain books and monkey selfies was a curious request from 2012: that Wikipedia…

iPhone 6 Reportedly Launching Sooner Than Expected

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When it comes to Apple, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White has a mixed track record. He was the first Apple watcher to reveal that the company planned to launch an iPad mini, though details were scarce at the time, and he also was the first…

Epigenetic Engineering: Silencing A Gene Can Cause Cancer

Cancer doesn't always begin with genetic mutations: simply turning a gene off is enough. Studies with mice has provided the first evidence that turning a gene on or off can cause cancer. The study gives hope on how epigenetic engineering (deliberately…

How Apple Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Big Screen

The line defining smartphones and tablets has been blurring for some time now, but it may reached its peak with the launch of the Fonepad from Asus, which the company describes as a "tablet with phone functions". While this may be an extreme…

Finally Some Good News For Our Ifeanyi Ubah 

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​Goodnews. Finally Judgement has just been given in favor of Dr.Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah for his release within 48hrs . Justice Idris stated it clear that DSS isnt meant for dept recovery and should mind their business. Special thanks to…

Man Wrongly Convicted Of Murder And Imprisoned For 24 Years To Be Set Free

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​A Philadelphia man imprisoned for 24 years for a crime he didn't commit was set to have a hearing Tuesday to determine when he’d be released from prison. Shaurn Thomas, convicted of a murder when he was only 16 years old, was sentenced…

Single Most Important Piece Of Advice For Every Graduate (And The Rest Of Us)

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​None of us escape this inevitability in life. But not all of us do this with it. Would the perfect person among us please raise their hand. Yes, exactly, none of us get through life without making multiple blunders. In fact the greater…

Meet The Most Accidentally Famous Person In The World(PICTURES)

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As of this moment, if anyone is an epitome of 'Accidental Celebrityness', it’s this guy, Marcus Hutchins, a self taught 22 year old Whizkid, who works in Cyber Security, and who 'accidently' bumped into a solution to stop the spread of the…

See How This Port Harcourt Based Lady Is Making Her Money(PICTURES) 

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The way we Nigerians complain about no job has gotten really old, let's emulate this lady by creating the jobs ourselves. Most of the ladies around would have taken to standing in the streets with the idea of making it with their own body. Laziness…

Nnamdi Kanu Blesses Artiste Who Was Arrested After His Return From Spain

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Yesterday, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu met with Prince William Chibuzo Mbah a.k.a Don Prince who was arrested by the Department Of State Services (DSS) some months ago and charged with treasonable felony for…

North Korea Will Prepare for Nuclear Attack Until U.S. Abandons 'Hostile' Policy

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North Korea is blaming the U.S. for instigating what have become heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula, as Pyongyang vows to go forward with nuclear weapons testing and Washington threatens to use military action to prevent it from doing…

Perfectly Preserved Body of Girl Who Died in 1876 Found Under San Francisco Garage

The body of a girl who died in 1876 found by construction workers last year under the garage of a San Francisco home has been identified as 2-year-old Edith Howard Cook. The girl`s remains were apparently left behind when thousands of graves…