Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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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…
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos Is Now the Third Richest Person in the World

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Although Jeff Bezos briefly topped the list of the world’s wealthiest last week, he has now slipped to third place. As of August 1, the 53-year-old Amazon founder fell behind Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Spanish businessman Amancio…
Father watches in horror

Father watches in horror in rear view mirror as lorry crashes into his wife's car, killing her and their two children

A father reportedly witnessed his wife and two children being killed in a crash as he travelled in a separate car. The woman, who was travelling with her children towards Barnstaple in Devon, was driving her car when it collided with an M&S…
Toronto man

Toronto man admits killing his family in bid to hide web of lies from fiancée

A man has confessed to killing his mother and two of his brothers with a crossbow over fears they would expose his lies about having a job to his fiance weeks before their wedding. Toronto man Brett Ryan had admitted his past as a bank robber…
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Jeff Bezos briefly dethrones Bill Gates as world's richest person

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Just over two decades ago, Jeff Bezos started selling books online from his garage. Today, the Amazon CEO is neck and neck with Bill Gates for the title of the richest person on Earth. Bezos's net worth topped $90 billion on Thursday morning,…
Same-Sex Couple

Same-Sex Couple Rejected by Bridal Boutique Fires Back

A gay couple who was turned away from a bridal store for reasons of “faith” is hitting back on social media. On July 8, Julie Ann Samanas, 30, and Shannon Kennedy, 34, visited W.W. Bridal Boutique in Bloomsburg, Pa., to purchase Julie’s…
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How Long Before Jeff Bezos Overtakes Bill Gates As Richest Person On Planet?

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For the 30 years FORBES has been tracking global wealth, only five people have ranked on our annual compendium of wealth as the richest person on the planet. At least one other person held the title, but so briefly (just two days), that he…
Finally! PS4 Gets External Hard Drive Support

Getting a PlayStation 4? You Should Know This

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You finally got a PlayStation 4. You're ready to dive into all the action. But where should you start? OK, yes, definitely play "Horizon Zero Dawn." But also, at some point on that first day, there's one other crucial thing you should do:…

Usain's Girlfriend Responds to Cheating Rumors

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Usain Bolt's girlfriend seems to be responding to reports and photos of him cheating quicker than the world's fastest man could run the 100-meter dash.   The Shade Room spotted Kasi Bennett liking an Instagram split shot of…