Saturday 18th January
According to reports the iconic statue of Jesus overlooking Rio de Janerio one of the city’s most recognizable land mark has lost a thumb tip to lightening.
A 31 year old Salvadonian nun who said she had no idea she was pregnant gave birth in Italy this week after she felt stomach cramps in her convent and she wants to keep the baby boy with her.
The Vatican revealed that some 400 priests were de frocked by Pope Benedict XVI for child sex abuse in the year 2011 and 2012.
An average person will consume 100 tons of food and 45424 liters (1200 gallons) of water in their life time.
Regular consumption of Almonds are said to have lesser risk of heart attacks , the phosphorous in almonds contributes immensely in building strong bones and muscles.
Mashto Yoshida from China completed nearly 25000 miles walk around the globe which he started in 2009 and completing in 2013 ,starting and finishing in the same place in Shanghai, China.
James Everett a Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to sending poison laced letters to the American President Barack Obama and other American officials.
Sunday 19th January
A new World’s first smart phone “snoop resisted “ that can encrypt all calls and messages to protect them from spies and hackers is being developed in the United Kingdom.
Scientists say Internet based surveillance can detect infectious diseases such as Dengue fever and Influenza upto two weeks earlier than the traditional methods.
A 16 year old British school boy Lewis Clarke has become the youngest person ever to trek to South Pole completing 1129 kilometer sin 41 days.
British Queen Elizabeth II seems set to gradually hand over charge to her son and heir to the throne Prince Charles as it emerged that the two would embark on an effective “job share “ from this year.
A 52 year old Brazilian women landed in hospital after a porcupine fell on her head leaving 200 sharp quills in her scalp. The porcupine will have upto 30,000 quills .
According to a new study plants can learn and remember just as well as it would be expected of animals as they do it all without a brain but plants possess a sophisticated calcium based signaling net work in their cells similar to animals’ memory processes.
Monday 20th January
A new study at Kings College London suggests a compound found in chocolates ,Red wine, Berries and tea may guard people against the risk of disbetes.
Judges in Northern Vietnam condemned 30 people to death and jailed dozens more for trafficking 12 tonnes of heroin.
An 81 year old Swedish man was stunned to read his own obituary in a local news paper which was printed after a misunderstanding between doctors and his family members.
Research studies suggest that Cytokinins(e.g Kinetin and trans-Zeatin ) in coconut water showed significant anti aging, anti carcinogenic and anti thrombotic effects.
Researchers from Binghamton university claim to have developed a computer software that can predict whether an executive will have narcissistic or psychopathic tendcies.
Among the late Sunanda Pushkar’s , wife of Union minister Sashi Tharoor , assets are a priceless suit of armour and a sword belonging to the era of Emperor Humayun . How she acquired them would never be known.
According to a study a most common type of headaches, are primary headache disorders which includes.tension an migraine headaches originating in the neck and shoulder muscles is classified as a secondary headache.
Tuesday 21st January
A new smartphone app that tracks the location of your lost wallet using a chip has been developed in the United States.
An 18 year old Chillean girl has been taken to task for selling her baby on Facebook for 113 dollars. Her mother and sister were also arrested for helping her to sell the baby.
Internet security firm Splash Data has released its list of the worst passwords of 2013 . 123456 dethrones password as the worst password.
Researchers from Tubingen University has found that the brain of older people work slower as they have so much information to process, much like a full up Hard Drive.
Scientists have warned working night shifts causes “chaos” for people’s bodies and may result in long term health problems , as it has a damaging impact right down to the level of DNA.
Over 1.15 million South Koreans flooded Banks and Call centres to cancel credit cards following the unprecedented data of at least 20 million credit card holders in that country.
A woman who claimed to be a child survivor ofthe 1912 Titanic disaster has been exposed as a fraud after extensive DNA testing , solving one of the lost great mysteries of the ill fated ship.
Wednesday 22nd January
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has predicted that by 2035 there will be almost no poor countries in the world and over 70% will have higher per capita income that China has today.
A Bull Terrior dog that disappeared from the back of its home in South Wales in 2004 has been discovered just 20 miles away after 10 years in 2014.
An investigation of an Indonesian Chief Justice who was arrested on suspicion of receiving 250.000 dollars bribe has found that he has more than 16 million dollars assets including 33 cars and 31 motorbikes.
Scientists in the United States have developed a new biodegradable battery that runs on sugar and can work for long hours without charging ,these batteries could be used in electronic gadgets such as cell phones,tablets ,video games etc;
A U.S based couple has designed hair clips with built in crime fighting technology, which works as a mobile app and crime fighting gadget for women to detect the attack and record evidence.
Scientists in U.K. have created the fastest ever real world internet connection using commercial grade fibre optic lines to clock up speeds of 1.4 terabites per second.
Indian born scientist Arockiyaswami Joseph Paulraj has won the 2014 Marconi Society prize for developing the theory and applications of antennas which is at the heart of current high speed WiFi and 4G mobile systems.
Thursday 23rd January
Scientists have developed a new record breaking atomic clock that is so precise it neither loses nor gains a second in five billion years longer than the age of the earth.
Pope Francis described that Internet as a gift from God and called on Catholics to boldly become citizens of the digital world.
Chech Republic’s most popular tourist destinations the Church of Bones has bones from 40000 to 70000 people.
According to a new research the first common male ancestor ’Adam’ walked the earth 209,000 years ago earlier than the scientist s commonly thought.
Tyler Doohan an eight year old boy in the United States saved six of his relatives from a house fire but died while saving his disabled grand father.
A South African man has sued an Electricity company for 13.8 million pounds because he claims his prayers Kept the lights on during the 2010 World cup.
World Economic Forum at Davos is where the wealthy and powerful get together to discuss the weighty problems of the day. It is also an event characterized by good food and where heavy lunches and many parties.
Friday 24th January
According to a review of scientific evidence published Vitamin D supplement has no significant effect on preventing heart attacks, strokes,cancer and bone fractures.
A 70 year old Siberean women who has lived alone for nearly 25 years has appealed for someone to live with her because she has started feeling lonely after such a long time.
Pan Yizhong a lean Chinese man described as ‘ Big Stomach King’ after swallowing 25 bowls of noodles announced his hunger for more after winning the Kung Fu eating contest.
Experts in the U.K expressed worries that the Yugoslavia built ice strengthened ‘Ghost’ ship packed with ‘cannibal rats’ was heading towards the country’s shores.
U.K. Scientists have sequenced the genome of the world’s oldest continuously surviving cancer which first arose in an inbred dog about 11000 years ago.
In ancient times the Chinese who developed the technology of extracting silk kept the method of silk making a top secret and were reluctant to part with that bit of knowledge. Anyone who acted contrary were immediately put to death.
A new study has revealed that humans can use the sense of smell to detect dietary fat in food as food smell almost always detected before taste.