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Global warming may have passed its irreversible tipping point, scientists warn

Global warming may have already passed its irreversible tipping point, scientists leading the biggest-ever expedition to the Arctic have warned. Presenting the first findings of the world’s largest mission to the North Pole, an expedition involving 300 scientists from 20 countries, Markus Rex said on Tuesday that the researchers had found that Arctic ice is […]

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Diamond rush grips South African village after man finds mysterious stone

Hundreds of fortune seekers flocked to the village of KwaHlathi in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province in search of what they believed to be diamonds after a discovery of unidentified stones in the area. People travelled from across South Africa to join villagers who have been digging since Saturday, after a herd man who dug up […]

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Coronavirus can cause severe inflammation in the brain and blood vessels, study finds

Researchers have found that coronavirus disease can cause severe inflammation in the central nervous system. According to a team of researchers at the University of Freiburg in Germany, results showed that a severe inflammatory response can develop in the central nervous system of Covid-19 patients involving different immune cells around the vascular system and in […]

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Parents name their new-born son HTML as a tribute to web developers

When parents come up with weird and unusual names for their children, it always garners media attention. Recently, a new mom and dad in the Philippines named their new-born son ‘HTML’. According to a viral post put out by the aunt on Facebook, the baby boy was born earlier this month and has been named […]

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Son sentenced to 15 years in prison in Spain for killing his mother and eating her remains

A man in Spain was sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing his mother and eating her remains. Alberto Sánchez Gómez, 28, was arrested in 2019 after police found body parts around his mother’s home, some in plastic containers. The court rejected Sánchez’s arguments that he was experiencing a psychotic episode at the time […]

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MacKenzie Scott donates $2.74 billion to ‘historically underfunded organizations’

MacKenzie Scott donated $2.74 billion to organizations that focus on the arts and combating racial discrimination. In divorce settlement with Jeff Bezos, Ms Scott became one of the richest woman’s in the world. She and Bezos were married for 25 years. At $193.5 billion, Bezos is currently the world’s’ wealthiest person, and Scott’s fortune is […]

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Mystery bidder pays $28 billion for 10-minute trip to edge of space alongside Jeff Bezos

A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire’s company Blue Origin next month. The Amazon founder revealed this week that both he and his brother Mark would take seats on board the company’s New Shepard launch vehicle on July 20, […]

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Markets selling live animals pose greater risk than fresh meat markets, Princeton researchers find

Markets selling live wild animals pose the greatest risk to human health and biodiversity, researchers say while arguing against the blanket ban on “wet markets” around the world. After finding a link between Covid-19 and a seafood market in China’s Wuhan, many governments around the world have pushed for the closing of so-called “wet markets”. […]

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Face mask removed from stomach of Siberian Husky highlights Covid-19 waste problem

The coronavirus pandemic brought chaos around the world and one big issue — the disposal of masks and PPE kits. In a viral video from India’s Tamil Nadu state veterinarians removed a face mask from the stomach of a Siberian Husky. The clip was shared over the internet by Supriya Sahu. The masks we carelessly […]

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Scientists discover shark species from 150-million-year-old fossil found in North Sea

Scientists discovered a new shark species from a 150-million-year-old fossil. The ancient fossil was found 20 years ago on England’s southern coast, which is now stored at the Etches Collection Museum of Jurassic Marine Life in Kimmeridge, England. The species belong to a family of sharks called hybodontiform, that are now extinct. Scientists named the […]

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Pakistan police arrest 19 workers of fast food restaurant for refusing to give police free burgers

Nineteen workers of a fast food restaurant in Pakistan were detained after refusing to give a group of police officers free burgers last week. Staff at the chain Johnny & Jugnu in Lahore were rounded up and held overnight. “This is not the first time something like this has happened… at our restaurant,” a statement […]

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Head of the world’s largest family dies leaving behind 38 wives, 89 children and 36 grandchildren

A 76-year-old Indian man believed to be the head of the world’s largest family has died in Mizoram state. The man believed to be the head of the world’s largest family has died in India’s Mizoram state. Ziona Chana, 76, head of a religious sect that practised polygamy, died on Sunday, leaving behind 38 wives, […]