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…

BRAD PITT, ‘SCARY SKINNY,’ REPORTEDLY HAS ‘DEVASTATED’ MOM SO WORRIED THAT SHE ASKS JENNIFER ANISTON TO HELP

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Brad Pitt repeatedly is turning heads with his noticeable weight loss, earning descriptions such as “scary skinny” and “gaunt” in the wake of his split from Angelina Jolie. And although Pitt allegedly found some comfort for his heartbreak…

Nigerian Man Arrested For Raping 47-Year-Old Woman In The US

​​A 53-year-old Nigerian man who worked at a group home in Raleigh, North Carolina was arrested last month after he allegedly raped a 47-year-old woman who lives there. Police accused Nnamdi Godson Nwankwo of Rolesville of second-degree…

Nnamdi Kanu Arrives Enugu, Prays For Fallen IPOB Heroes (PICTURES) 

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​​ The leader of the Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, arrives Enugu State and is pictured praying at a cenotaph erected to pray for fallen IPOB heroes and restoration of Biafra. Source:ovoko.com.ng
Japan's big sex problem

Japan's big sex problem just hit a 67-year low

japanese baby (Yuriko Nakao/Reuters) Ever since 1950 when Japan began tracking its population of children, the number has never been as low as it is today. New data from the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry finds the…

From Bangladesh, The Man With The Worst Job In The World(PICTURES) 

​Diving down into a hole of sludge with his bare hands, spare a thought for this poor sewer cleaner in Bangladesh who has one of the world's least desirable jobs. The man, who is an employee of the Dhaka City Corporation, has to unblock…

Parents kill 7-year-old son - then doctor finds a note in boy's hand that crushes my heart

​This is a story about a little boy with a big heart. And it's a story that everyone should read. The story is about Ivan, but ultimately, it isn't just about him. It is, rather, about millions of other children like Ivan, living the same…

4 Good Paying Jobs For Lazy People 

There are still jobs for lazy people. If you are lazy, there is no need to get frustrated or commit suicide anymore. Getting a job is becoming very difficult day by day. The labour market is already very competitive. The hardworking are not…

9-Year-Old Boy Found Dead A Week After His Mother And 2-Year-Old Mother Murdered

The body of an Arkansas 9-year-old boy, who had been missing since earlier week, has been found days after police found his mother and 2-year-old sister murdered. Police announced that they found a body believed to be Reilly Scarbrough's…