World Last Week

World Last Week


 A 21 year old intoxicated mother stabbed her 5 month old son to death to prevent police from taking him away because she smoked crack.

 A Pittsburg U.S company has developed a shoe sole that charge your cell phone while walking media reports reveals.

 A survey of nearly 6000 British people undertaken by doctors suggest in spite of popular belief people who use public transport are no more likely to catch flu than those who drive or ride cycles.

 According to a data release India will have more than 100 million people in next 17 years who are likely to have diabetes, currently the largest cause of death in the country.

 A small time actress from Texas has been arrested by FBI for sending poisonous ricin laced letters to the U.S President and the New York Mayor.

 Researchers have found that the off spring of obese mothers may be spared health problems linked to obesity while their own children inherit disease such as heart disease and diabetes.


 A clever dog in Thailand has become a local hero after he rescued a new born girl in a plastic bag from a roadside garbage dump and carried the baby back to his master’s house.

 A four year old boy in the United States accidentally shot and killed his father in yet another shooting incident involving a toddler.

 Scientists believe that a family of anti- biotic found in cows may lead to new medicines to fight diseases in humans.

 39 year old Paul Bacon a British man has created his own Jetsons style bubble car partly made out of junks and based on a design he sketched in the pub is the first bubble top car made in the United Kingdom.

 A professor in Nottingham University Hospitals say people suffering from arthritis can improve their health by commiting themselves to do regular exercise to keep their joints healthy.

 In a rare and remarkable pregnancy a woman in Ohio, U.S has given birth to two sets of identical twins within two minutes without any use of fertility drugs.


 Researchers from Scotland are working on the world’s first “superspectral” camera sensors which will provide images with wider range of practical applications including medical imaging and security screening.

 Astronomers are planning a massive 250 feet telescope that will search for extra terrestrial life by detecting the heat that alien civilization may produce as far as 60 to 70 light years from earth.

 A U.S plastic surgeon has invented a patch which is sewn to the tongue and makes chewing of solid foods so painful that the patient is confined to a liquid diet helps in weight loss too.

 Thailand police say they have arrested a pet shop owner for illegally possessing wild life after finding hundreds of protected species including rare lions in his warehouse near Bangkok.

 A 32 year old Japanese man has completed his 40,000 km around the world walk in about 41/2 years, with a 2 wheeled car and 50kgs luggage including a sleeping bag. He left Shanghai on New Year’s Day in 2009.

 In an effort to save his pregnant wife and their child a tribal man, carrying his wife on his shoulders walked through forests about 40 km in heavy rains from Konni forests to a hospital in Kokkahod in Kerala.

 Researchers believe that humans may look like Poke Mon characters 100000 years from now sporting larger heads bigger eyes and improved
night visions with cat like night visions.


 A German Bank employee fell asleep on the keyboard of his computer and accidentally transferred 293 million dollars leading to the sacking of a supervisor.

 A study `reveals that men mature at the age of 43 and women 11 years earlier than men as early as when they are 32 years.

 According to Global Peace India 2013, India is ranked among the 25 least peaceful Nations to live in among 162 Nations for having lost more than two lives a day.

 The nonprofit Nations Father’ Day Council plans to award the former U.S President Bill Clinton as the father of the year 2013”

 A Rajasthan School received an admit card with the name and photograph of the U.S President Barrack Obama on it for a junior engineer’s examination. Later inquires revealed that the President had never applied.

 A study conducted by Bionsen a nature deodorant company has revealed an average woman applies more than 500 chemicals to her body every day during her beauty routine.

 Chemists at the University of Pittsburg have demonstrated sensor technology that could significantly simplify diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes through breath analysis alone.


 Japan’s Jeroemou Kimura recoginsed by the Guinness World Records as the World’s oldest person born on 19th April 1897 dies at the age of 116.

 A new study has claimed stress really may turn your hair grey or skin damages by depleting stem cells.

 The humble “telegram” has reached the end of its journey, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) said it would discontinue its 160 year old telegraph service on 15th July 2013.

 A study has revealed that a cup of tea, high speed internet connection and a trustworthy best friend are among the “simple bare necessities” of modern life.

 A new survey has revealed that more than a third of the mothers secretly have a favourite child 34% of mothers and 28% of the father’s admitted to preferring over one of their child over the others.

 97 year old World War II veteran Fredrick Gray has been presented with a high school diploma during a ceremony at his Northern New York house after 80 years. Gray was to graduate in 1934 but dropped out to support his family before joining the army in 1942.

 A new study has revealed that hours spent at the video gaming console not only train a player’s hand to work the buttons on the controller they probably also train the brain to make better and faster use of visual input.


 An employee of a Japanese Toy Maker in Tokyo has made a world’s smallest Nano Falcon, infrared remote controlled helicopter.

 Scientists have developed a pair of shorts that charges the mobile phone while you take a stroll wearing it. Researchers have also developed a sleeping bag that charges your cell phone while you sleep.

 The Dalai Lama said at a press conference in Australia that his successor as the spiritual leader of the Tibetans could be a female Dalai Lama.

 Just in 15 years by 2028 India is expected to become the most populous country in the world crossing China’s population of 1.45 billion.

 Dubai has inaugurated the world’s tallest twisted tower built at a cost of 272 million dollars setting yet another record for sky scrapers and other engineering marvels.

 A study has claimed Indian citizens who go to their workplace either by cycling or walking are less likely to be overweight or obese, diabetic or suffer from blood pressure.

 A kitten in the U.S has been born with two faces has been rejected by its mother hence the owner is feeding her kitten formula by a syringe and keeping it warm with a heating pad.


 A team of scientists at the Institute of Himalayan Bio resource Technology in Palanpur, Himachal Pradesh has developed the country’s first thornless roses called the Himalayan wonder.

 Wellington boots have been launched in U.K that can play music wherever you want with a built in sound system that connects to any Bluetooth enabled device and can play music wirelessly.

 “The Lonely Planet” magazine has chosen the national capital Delhi as the best destination in the country for food and drink.

 According to a new study stress felt by dad whether as a preadolescent or adult leaves in lasting impression on his sperm that give sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, a response linked to several mental disorders.

 In a bizarre robbing thieves dismantled and stole a prefabricated double garage outside a house in U.K with a pair of 6 feet tall ornate metal gates and four concrete paving stones.

 The beloved 120 year old ditty “Happy Birthday to you” is in a U.S court over copyright issues after a documentary film company filed a 5 million dollar law suit to bring the popular song into public domain.

 DNA tests reveals the future king of England Prince William has Indian blood in him and he is a direct descendant of an Indian woman who was the housekeeper of his fifth great grand father Theodore Forbes (1788-1802) who worked for East India Company.

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