• Tue. Nov 24th, 2020

Google Doodle celebrates modernist sculptor Barbara Hepworth

Her work, which employed direct carving, epitomizes the modernism style. Barbara Hepworth was an English abstract sculptor who’s widely considered one of the mid-20th century’s most impactful sculptors. Her work…

Jeffree Star Claps Back at Claims He’s Paying His New Boyfriend to Date Him

Jeffree Star defended himself from accusations that his relationship comes with a price tag, less than a year after splitting from Nathan Schwandt. Let the record show that Jeffree Star is not…

Husband punches shark to save wife in Australian shark attack

A man jumped onto a great white shark and punched it to save his wife when it attacked her on Saturday at a beach in Port Macquarie in the Australian…

UAE teacher has live worms extracted from liver

Fujairah: A 49-year-old teacher in Fujairah had quite a shock after doctors removed a cyst in her liver which was infested with live worms. Christy Bai Gnanamai Parimala had been…

‘A good day’: Giant panda’s pregnancy brings cheer to U.S. National Zoo

Animal lovers rejoice: Mei Xiang, a 22-year-old giant panda at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. will give birth in a matter of days, according to zoo officials, in what…

Singing is no more of a Covid-19 risk than talking but volume matters, UK study finds

London: Singing is no more risky than speaking when it comes to the possibility of spreading the new coronavirus, British scientists said on Thursday, adding that volume is the most…

Scientists peer inside ancient Egyptian cat, snake and bird mummies

Washington: Scientists are gaining new insight into the ancient Egyptian practise of mummifying animals, using high-resolution 3D scans to peer inside mummies of a cat, a bird and a snake…

Mahatma Gandhi’s glasses sold for nearly $341,000

A pair of Mahatma Gandhi’s glasses have sold for £260,000 (approx $341,000/ BD130,000 ) after they were found sticking halfway out of an auction house’s letterbox.The spectacles were bought through…

Covid-19 scary? Japan group offers coffins, chainsaws for stress relief

TOKYO – Finding the pandemic scary? A Japanese group is trying to take people’s minds off Covid-19 – by putting them in coffins surrounded by chainsaw-wielding zombies. Customers this weekend…

Trove of 1,000-year-old gold coins unearthed in Israel

CENTRAL ISRAEL – Israeli youths have unearthed hundreds of gold coins stashed away in a clay vessel for more than a thousand years. The treasure was discovered on Aug. 18,…