September 23, 2017

It’s always a pleasure to be in Malaysia – David Beckham

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23: Former Manchester United legend David Beckham on Friday launched AIA’s ‘What’s Your Why?’ campaign here in Malaysia. Beckham is AIA’s Global Ambassador. “I never […]
September 23, 2017

Neanderthal boy’s skull grew like a human child’s: study

Miami, United States , Sep 23: The first analysis of a Neanderthal boy’s skull uncovered in Spain suggests that he grew much like a modern boy would, in […]
September 23, 2017

Veggie dinosaurs also liked a shellfish snack

Paris, France , Sep 23: Some dinosaurs may not have been the strict vegetarians that palaeontologists thought they were. New analysis of fossilised dinosaur dung suggests some herbivorous […]
September 23, 2017

Picasso’s Italy journey celebrated in Rome expo

  Rome, Italy, Sep 23: In the frosty first months of 1917, Spanish master Pablo Picasso travelled to Italy in search of inspiration for the sets he was […]
September 23, 2017

Poverty in paradise: The dark side of Indonesia’s new tourism hope

Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia, Sep 23: A tableau of white sandy beaches, colourful coral reefs and turquoise water, the islands of Raja Ampat are set to be Indonesia’s […]
September 23, 2017

Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ most streamed ever on Spotify

NEW YORK, Sept 23: Ed Sheeran’s dance pop track “Shape of You” has become the most played song ever on Spotify, ending the 11-month reign of […]
September 23, 2017

In political turn, Bieber rallies for Black Lives Matter

NEW YORK, Sept 23: Pop star Justin Bieber, known more for headline-grabbing scandals than activism, on Friday (Sep 22) took an unexpected political turn as he […]
September 22, 2017

Fat around the stomach is associated with a host of medical problems

NEW YORK, Sept 22: Visceral fat is fat that collects around the abdomen – giving a “beach ball” look in some cases – and is associated […]
September 21, 2017

Dockless bike-share hits US capital, following craze in China

WASHINGTON, Sept 21: Dockless bike-sharing, a trend which has taken China by storm, arrived in the US capital on Wednesday (Sep 20) with the launch of […]
September 21, 2017

Six women attend Sydney wedding wearing identical dress

SYDNEY, Sept 21: It’s the kind of coincidence many women will not like – walking into a room to find another woman dressed in the same […]
September 21, 2017

London parrot does online shopping by mimicking owner

LONDON, Sept 21: A pet parrot managed to place an online shopping order by mimicking its owner on a voice-controlled smart speaker, a British newspaper reported Wednesday […]
September 20, 2017

Are you a hair-twirler, nail-biter or knuckle-cracker?

NEW YORK, Sept 20: Tics exist on a spectrum ranging from barely noticeable to extremely annoying to potentially injurious. While research has focused mostly on the […]
September 20, 2017

‘Pakistan Girl’ takes aim at corrupt cops and domestic abuse

ISLAMABAD, Sept 20: Pakistan’s newest female superhero has vowed to battle venal officials and protect battered women, as her creator tries to inspire the next generation […]
September 20, 2017

‘The man who saved the world’ dies in Russia

MOSCOW, Sept 20: Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged […]
September 20, 2017

Fashion doesn’t need to kill animals: British designer MacDonald

LONDON, Sept 20: British fashion designer Julien MacDonald has apologized for using fur in his past collections: raising a hot topic that returned to rock London […]
September 20, 2017

Russia unveils statue of AK-47 inventor Kalashnikov

MOSCOW, Sept 20: Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday (Sep 19) unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault rifle […]
September 19, 2017

Netflix location scout killed in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19: The bullet-riddled body of a Mexican filmmaker has been found in a central region of the violence-plagued country, where he was scouting locations […]
September 18, 2017

Giant sea snail plan to rescue Barrier Reef

Predatory crown-of-thorns starfish, which munch coral, are naturally-occurring but have proliferated due to pollution and run-off at the struggling World Heritage-listed ecosystem. Their impact has been […]