Top Ten 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…
72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb

Japan marks the 72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima

Japan on Sunday marked 72 years since the world’s first nuclear attack, on Hiroshima, with the nation’s traditional contradictions over atomic weapons again coming into focus. The anniversary came after Japan sided last month with nuclear…
10-year-old designer

10-year-old designer bullied for her dark skin stuns in incredible photo shoot

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10-year-old designer bullied for her dark skin stuns in incredible photo shoot No child should grow up with low confidence, but that was the case for 10-year-old Kheris Rogers who was bullied by her classmates…
Teen sleeping on United flight was groped

Teen sleeping on United flight was groped by another passenger, complaint says

The 16-year-old girl was asleep, sitting in a window seat on a New Jersey-bound United Airlines plane, when a stranger’s hand on her thigh awakened her. The man sitting next to her quickly removed his hand, according to a federal complaint,…
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos Is Now the Third Richest Person in the World

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…
the richest person on the planet

Jeff Bezos briefly dethrones Bill Gates as world's richest person

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…