Science & Tech

Urine Tests Reveal Genetic Differences in Sense of Smell

PHILADELPHIA, U.S.A. – Scientists at the Monell Center have recently published results from a study that made use of individual differences to explain a genetic contribution to our sense of smell. According to the report, not all people are able to detect a distinct, sulfurous odor in their urine after eating asparagus and it was… Keep Reading

Gadgets

RIM Unveils iPAD Competition with PlayBook Tablet

NEW YORK – Research in Motion, maker of the popular smart phone giant BlackBerry, recently announced the PlayBook – a tablet computer aimed at challenging the iPad in the that market. The tablet arena has so far been dominated by the Apple iPad, but due to its enormous growth potential many companies are slowly trying… Keep Reading

Gadgets

iPhone 4 Launches in UAE and Qatar without FaceTime

The newest iPhone 4 has just launched over the weekend in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. However, buyers got a shock when they discovered that the popular FaceTime feature could not be performed on their iPhone’s front-facing cameras. According to local media, phones sold at UAE carriers Etisalat and Du, as well as those… Keep Reading

News

NATO Choppers Enter Pakistan Pursuing Insurgents

N.A.T.O. attack helicopters from Afghanistan crossed over into Pakistan territory in pursuit of insurgents over the past week. There was an exchange of fire during the incident and 49 people were reportedly killed. Although U.S. Maj. Michael Johnson states that crossing the border did not violate the International Security Assistance Force rules of engagement, Pakistan… Keep Reading

Entertainment

‘Octomom’ Sells Family Photos, Collectibles at Yard Sale

Mother of the famous octuplets, Nadya “Octomom” Suleman, held a yard sale earlier this week at her La Habra residence in California. According to media who attended, the public’s response was overwhelming with more than 150 people showed up by as early as 10:30 am on a Saturday morning. Nadya Suleman told the Orange County… Keep Reading

News

Segway Company Owner Dies in Segway Accident

Police in England have confirmed that the millionaire owner of Segway, James Heselden, was involved in a fatal accident that apparently involved one of his own 2 wheeled vehicles. According to the authorities, Heselden’s body was pulled from the River Wharfe in northern England on Sunday. In addition, police said that a Segway-type vehicle was… Keep Reading

News

U.S. Navy Confirmed Helicopters Took a Dip in Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA – U.S. authorities are currently investing a case of two Navy choppers dipping into the waters of Lake Tahoe, a popular tourist spot in California. The MH-60 Romeo helicopters had apparently hovered just a few feet above the lake before righting themselves and flying off to a nearby airport. A video… Keep Reading

Entertainment

Katy Perry Banned from Sesame Street (Video)

Katy Perry’s scheduled appearance on the popular children’s TV show, Sesame Street, has stirred up a new debate on whether or not the pop star is too sexy for young fans. The 25 year old singer was due to appear on the show to perform a music video based on her hit song “Hot N… Keep Reading

News

Titanic 100th Anniversary Cruise Sparks Controversy

At least two cruises have been planned for the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Titanic in spring 2012. Both cruises are expected to market the package with special activities, lectures and memorials to commemorate the tragic event. Although organizers claim that this is a good chance for people to remember the victims, many others have… Keep Reading

Science & Tech

Wing-Flapping Plane Launches New Milestone in Human Aviation

TORONTO – The first ever human-powered aircraft flight has been credited to a Canadian university student. Engineering graduate, Todd Reichert, managed to fly the aircraft under his own power for almost 20 seconds at the Great Lakes Gliding Club in Tottenham, Ont. The PhD candidate at the University of Toronto flew the 42 kg plane… Keep Reading

1 40 41 42 43 44 48
Go to Top