10 People With Amnesia Who Literally Lost Their Minds

For most of us, memory is the cornerstone of who we are. Our past defines us and shapes both who were are now and who we will become. Many of us deliberately set out to make memories that we can enjoy later. It is commonly known that memories fade a little with age, and conditions …

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10 Things Believed To Exist (That Really Don’t)

We all know the old phrase, “You can’t always believe what you see,” but sometimes, even what we think are facts can’t stand up to scrutiny. And even when a notion is proven wrong, it can continue to be accepted as true for some time. There are things that we believe are self-evident, even scientifically …

16 People Tried To Copy Famous Pictures But Surprisingly Ended Up With New Masterpieces.

It is said you must follow the footsteps of your idol. These people have just done the exact thing. They tried to copy the poses from their inspirations but failed miserably. Although, their photos turned out to be beautiful in their own unique way. 1. via They did not exactly we created the picture, but …

Brexit: An ‘Escape Room’ With No Escape

Brexit is beginning to look a lot like an “escape room” with no exit. An escape room is an increasingly popular adventure game that requires participants to solve a series of puzzles before they can leave the room and advance into another one with additional riddles. Brexit now seems to be a riddle that can’t …

HSBC tells Welsh customer not to complain in ‘foreign’ language

The Welsh language campaign group Cymdeithas yr Iaith criticised the bank’s ‘insulting’ reply. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA A major bank told a customer who wrote to it in Welsh to complain that some services were not available in her language that she should communicate with it in English rather than a “foreign” tongue. Nia Lloyd, a …

Earth hit by more asteroids since time of dinosaurs, say scientists

For representational purposes WASHINGTON DC: According to a new study, the number of asteroids colliding with the Earth and Moon has increased by up to three times over the past 290 million years. The study, published in Science, is based on a major study involving the University of Southampton. Scientists have, for decades, tried to …

Greeks rally against Macedonia name accord, police fire tear gas

Protesters throw smoke grenades during a demonstration against the agreement reached by Greece and Macedonia to resolve a dispute over the former Yugoslav republic's name, in Athens, Greece, January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis ATHENS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens on Sunday to protest against a deal with the former Yugoslav …

Action not words needed over biggest public health failure of our time: pneumonia | Larry Elliott

The World Economic Forum says Davos 2019 should all be about setting a course for Globalisation 4.0. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images Davos this year will be like Hamlet without the prince. Donald Trump was all set to be the star of the show for the second year running but has decided that giving a keynote …

Bangladesh ‘Tree Man’ returns to hospital as condition worsens

Abul Bajandar. — File photo Dhaka, January 20 A Bangladeshi father dubbed “Tree Man” for the bark-like growths on his body returned to hospital on Sunday after his condition worsened, he told AFP. Abul Bajandar has had 25 surgeries since 2016 to remove the growths from his hands and feet at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.Doctors …

Sheikh Mohamed visits site of oldest mosque in UAE

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabiand Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has said that the new archaeological discoveries in Al Ain emphasise the richness of the history, civilisation and culture of this region, which contribute to the recognition of the nature of its inhabitants. He made his remarks during …