Tag: society


  • Baba Vanga Makes New Predictions for 2018

    Baba Vanga, a mystic Bulgarian woman who died in 1996, has been known for predicting future events. She predicted the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the rise of Islamic terrorism and the […]

  • California Publishes New Cell Phone Guidelines

    California’s Department of Health has published new guidelines on how to handle cell phones. It warns that radiation emitted from cell phones can be harmful but does not say that cell phones are […]

  • Facebook Introduces Messenger Kids

    Facebook has announced that it will release a new version of its popular app Messenger for children aged between 6 and 12. They do not need their own Facebook account […]

  • Texting Celebrates 25th Birthday

    Short Message Service (SMS), also called texting, is celebrating its 25th birthday. The first text message was sent in Great Britain shortly before Christmas in 1992 in Great Britain. It was British engineer […]

  • Europe’s Muslim Population Will Continue to Grow

    Over the next few decades, Europe’s Muslim population is expected to continue growing.  A study estimates that by 2050 the Muslim population could grow to 58 million, or 11 % of […]

  • Moderate Coffee Consumption May Keep You Healthy

    According to new research drinking coffee may actually be healthier than previously thought. Some health experts now say that a few cups of coffee a day could reduce the risk […]

  • Cult Leader Charles Manson Dies At 83

    Charles Manson, the hippie leader who shocked the world in the 1960s, died at the age of 83. Manson, who has had health problems recently,  was serving a life-sentence in a Californian […]

  • Mungo Man Returns Home

    The remains of Australia’s oldest aboriginal man, who died about 42,000 years ago, has been returned to his original burial ground in  New South Wales. For years, he had been at […]

  • Dog Ownership May Improve Your Health

    A Swedish publication released recently says that having a dog could not only make your life more worthwhile but actually save it. Apart from being great companions, especially for single […]

  • Twitter Increases Number of Characters to 280

    The social networking service Twitter has increased the number of characters that can be used for a single tweet to 280. The new limit will apply to English and other languages […]