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…
United Airlines

United Airlines Kicks Couple Off Plane to Their Wedding

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Its been a bad week for United Airlines. After a video of a passenger being violently removed from a plane by police went viral, youd think the airline would be trying to stay out of the headlines. In the latest passenger-PR nightmare, a…
China, Russia send ships after U.S. aircraft carrier

China, Russia send ships after U.S. aircraft carrier

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China and Russia have dispatched intelligence-gathering vessels from their navies to chase the USS Carl Vinson nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is heading toward waters near the Korean Peninsula, multiple sources of the Japanese government…

Igbo man narrates how he sold his car to help an orphan through University

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Even in the face of hardship in Nigeria, it is amazing to see that some Nigerians are still good at heart and willing to do enough for those in need. Cafe4apps.net was touched to see the story of a generous Nigerian man, Emeka Nobis, who…
Sultan, Emir of Kano Blast Northern Political and Religious Leaders

Emir of Kano Blast Northern Political and Religious Leaders

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammed Saad Abubakar III, has called on political leaders to focus on programmes that would better the lives of ordinary Nigerians and not just programmes that benefit the elite.Emir of Kano Also, former Governor…

Nigerian mother shares beautiful photo of her large family, you won't believe how many children she gave birth to

A Nigerian woman has shared a photo of her large and beautiful family. The woman, Laye Ajube Smooth, who looks too good for a mother of 10, shared a beautiful photo of herself, her husband and 10 children all wearing gorgeous traditional attire. Lovely…
Putin Is Soft on Terrorism

Why Putin Is Really Soft on Terrorism

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On Monday afternoon, a bomb exploded in a St. Petersburg subway train, killing at least 14 people and injuring dozens more. The official response from the Russian government was initially muddled. The prosecutor-general seemed to confirm soon…
Prison Break’ Returns

Prison Break Returns: 7 Reasons Why It Hasnt Changed

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The world of television is a very different place than it was in 2005, when America first met Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller) and Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell), two brothers whose inability to break out of (or into) prisons was the center…

Top 10 most intelligent people in the world: SEE the Nigerian man that made the LIST

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Intelligence is believed to be a God-given and not a learnt skill. All the innovations in the world have been made by very intelligent men and women. These people offer solutions to problems that surpass other people’s imagination. What is…