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Wednesday, March 30th 2016 06:24 PM
WhatsApp this week rolled-out a new update to its iOS and Android apps. The new update brings some minor bug fixes – as well as some nifty new formatting options. WhatsApp users can now use bold, italics and strikethrough in their text messages. And it might just change the way you talk to your friends. It's not immediately obvious how to
Sunday, March 6th 2016 04:04 AM
Hispanic middle school children, at high risk for being overweight or obese, reduced their Body Mass Index (BMI) when they adhered to a nutrition intervention that included a snack of peanuts, compared to those children who did not. The 12-week study was conducted by researchers at the University of Houston Department of Health and Human
Saturday, March 5th 2016 10:24 AM
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, high commissioner for human rights at the United Nations, has warned that a "Pandora's box" will be opened if Apple co-operates with the FBI. The FBI has ordered the tech giant to assist it with unlocking an iPhone used by San Bernadino gunman Syed Farook. Prince Al Hussein said the law enforcement agency "deserves
Thursday, March 3rd 2016 07:02 PM
For many years now, scientists scour the neighbors of Earth, the Solar System and the Milky Way as they look for signs of extraterrestrial life, or other worlds that might host an advanced alien civilization. Some hunters listen to possible radio broadcasts, while astronomers and other scientists use data from the Kepler Space Telescope
Wednesday, February 24th 2016 11:26 PM
A jury in the US state of Missouri has ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to pay $72m (£51m) to the family of a woman who claimed her death was linked to use of the company's Baby Powder talc. Jackie Fox from Birmingham, Alabama died of ovarian cancer last year, aged 62, having used the talc for decades. Her family argued that the firm
Thursday, February 18th 2016 04:04 AM
A whole new kind of digital data storage could protect the legacy of the documents humanity considers most precious. The tiny glass disk can store up to 360 terabytes of information, and will be able to survive for billions of years without damage or data loss. Scientists at the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics
Sunday, February 14th 2016 01:01 AM
Pakistani-born astrophysicist Dr Nergis Mavalvala was among the team of eagled-eyed scientists who, for the first time, observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves. The detection – announced only on Thursday – confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens
Friday, February 12th 2016 05:05 AM
Scientists announced Thursday that they have spotted a gravitational wave, a major discovery that will forever impact astronomy. The announcement comes 100 years after Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of spacetime, as part of his general theory of relativity. Gravitational
Thursday, February 11th 2016 10:37 AM
Cybersecurity experts have said parents should boycott or at least be cautious of VTech's electronic toys because of how it has handled a hack attack.They gave the advice after it emerged that VTech's new terms and conditions state that parents must assume responsibility for future breaches.More than 6.3 million children's accounts were affected
Monday, February 8th 2016 11:28 AM
Twitter says it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 "for threatening or promoting terrorist acts".In a blog, the US-based firm said the accounts "primarily related to ISIS" (the so-called Islamic State group)."We condemn the use of Twitter to promote terrorism," it said, adding that it had increased its report reviewing teams
    Modern Yemen was established after a merge of two sovereign states- the Northern Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) and People Democratic Republic of Yemen
There is a lot more to make one confident about the Arab world than there is to cause despair. This may be a surprise, as every day we have to cope with more grim news; from Syria and Libya where
Extremism, especially violent extremism, is a scourge on the planet. Those who promote extremist ideologies or sponsor acts of violence in the name of Islam cannot be condoned or supported by anyone
The port of the most charming and enchanting city in Yemen- Aden- is one of the oldest and most ancient ports in the country. Its importance and strategic location contributed to its fame that can be
  Alas! I begin my speech with this word.,it reflects a deep sorrow in my heart. Innocent people were killed without remorse just because they wanted to help us! This is a Crime!! What happened
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