It likely won't hit Earth, which is good, because the outcome would be catastrophic.
"Earth is on course to have its own rings. They'll just be made of junk."
The variant, called B.1.1.529, has been detected in South Africa in small numbers.
China has blasted Lithuania, warning it will “pay a price” for allowing Taiwan to open a de facto embassy in its capital Vilnius.
A blind woman was able to "see" for the first time in 16 years
A college degree is worthless if nobody is willing to pay you for the skills you acquired while earning it.
Animals that die in transit will be dumped on the roadside by the couriers.
While most on social have celebrated the hospital introducing disposable hijabs, others are cautioning that while it’s a step in the right direction, there’s still more work to be done for full inclusivity.
Ever since CCTV footage was released in 2013, fans have been discussing theories about Elisa's disappearance.
Australia may have passed a law giving better privacy safeguards to protect its citizen's contact tracing data but given the Australian government's track record in citizens' surveillance, observers questioned if the new law is merely a smokescreen for increased covert surveillance.
Indonesian internet users have pointed out that the song to which Khing Hnin Wai is dancing in a viral video, ‘Ampun Bang Jago’, is about the power struggle between the people and the authorities.
An Indonesian man stabbed his housemate to death in the Siak Regency, Riau after his housemate called him ‘handsome’. According to Siak Police Chief AKBP Gunar Rahadyanto, the 45-year-old suspect with the initials KS, was offended when his housemate, Susiato alias Yanto, told him that he looked handsome on 18 January. “It’s so unusual, you […]
A team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have come up with a clever device that can generate electricity from air moisture.
A term taken from a Chinese proverb about opportunity in a crisis, ‘touching fish’ means being lazy at work – a philosophy China’s Generation Z workers increasingly embrace as a response to being underpaid and overworked.
Youth and self-discovery takes a turn for the horrifying as a 15-year-old Indonesian girl decided to bring to life her deepest, darkest fantasies. The teenager, who was apparently a major fan of horror movies and culture, had wanted to imitate what she saw in said movies and ended up killing a six-year-old boy in cold […]
Scientists are now one big step closer to bringing the woolly mammoth back to life.
The parasite—which lacks mitochondria, and the genes and proteins needed for breathing—yet again expands our horizons for the possibilities of life on Earth.
Molecular oxygen is a key component of the air humans breathe, and now astronomers have spotted it a half-billion light years away. But don't hold your breath for quasar whippets.
A Russian newborn baby girl has been left with a scar on her cheek after doctors accidentally cut her face during a caesarean delivery.
Taiwan is a promising experiment in participatory governance. But politics is blocking it from getting greater traction.
Indonesia is still mourning over the crash of Sriwijaya Air SJ 182 that occurred on 9 January. In the midst of such heartbreaking grief, families of the victims are trying their level best to find some sort of closure from the incident. Knowing that the victims are never coming back, these family members have no […]
Jai Mahakali, Ayo Gorkhali. Gurkha's - the pride of the Indian Army.
Assisi is renowned for its beautiful setting and its famous hometown boy who became a symbol for peace and virtue, and who also became a saint, St Francis,
You may know that the Three Gorges Dam slowed down the earth, but what else do you know about this massive dam? Learn everything about Three Gorges Dam.
Tempted by the recent offer of an Italian home for just over a $1? Well, you might want to hold out for a better deal.
The mummified dog was a shocking find for the loggers, who were working on cutting the tree into pieces, and almost turned it into mulch.
We explore the history of blood types and how they are classified to find out what makes the Rh-null type important to science and dangerous for those who live with it.
The sad reality of terminal lung illnesses is that there are simply far more patients than there are donor lungs available. This isn't just because of the low number of donors, which would be problem enough, but many donor lungs are significantly dam
Photographer Xavi Bou condenses several seconds of movement into a single frame, showing the birds' flight—and fight.
It's universally agreed upon by geneticists that Neanderthals and Denisovans led to modern man. New research suggests a third group might've been responsible, too."
Emile Ratelband argues that his biological age does not reflect his emotional age, and wants to be legally recognized as a 49-year-old.
I have never eaten dog meat, simply because I grew up in a society which groomed me to…
A trio of researchers from the Technical University of Munich, the University of Greifswald and the University of Augsburg have found that the meat production process for organic meats produces approximately the same amounts of greenhouse gases as does the conventional meat production process. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, Maximilian Pieper, Amelie Michalke and Tobias Gaugler describe their study of the impact of global food production on climate change and what they found.
Scientists found that lab-grown mini-brains on the International Space Station are giving off brain waves, potentially posing a new ethical dilemma.
Anti-maskers inspired YouTuber Allen Pan to create a whimsical gadget: a gun that fires masks directly onto its targets' faces.
When CNN launched in 1980, founder Ted Turner already knew how it was going to end. "Barring satellite problems, we won't be signing off until the world ends," he reportedly said. "When the end of...
There are only 135 known miniature boxwood carvings and they have been puzzling art specialists all over the world. Recently, researchers have gathered some of these tiny religious pieces from museums and private collections to further study their secrets and have found a few very interesting answers.
Anxiety — that feeling of dread, fear, worry, and panic — is certainly nothing new. Hippocrates wrote about it in the fourth century BCE, as did Søren Kierkegaard in the 1860s. And Sigmund Freud addressed the disorder in 1926. However, jump to the present and we’re seeing a significant uptick — especially with youth. Pharmaceutical
Muslims don’t believe Jesus was the son of God, but they do revere him as a holy prophet.
Yuan Dibao, the man who captured everyone’s hearts in China for his enduring love, has passed away peacefully&hellip
Copying the business models and operational processes that work for others may be the key to your own company's success.
Turns out there might be "life" after death, after all.
This sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn't: The whole internet is controlled by seven actual, physical keys. The Guardian's James
Researchers have come to realize humans subconsciously recognize this putrefying odor. Not only that, the scent, when released, causes an immediate response.
Huang Dafa, the chief of Caowanagba village, in China, spent 36 years chiseling at three mountains to build a 10-kilometer water canal.
What A 45-Year Study Of Genius Kids Says About How To Raise Them
Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding E. coli bacteria with an expanded, six-letter genetic code.
Four young girls were arrested in the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl at a Louisiana Walmart on Saturday, authorities said.
Three computer scientists have produced, through the use of a supercomputer, a 200-terabyte file containing the solution to a Boolean Pythagorean triples problem, a puzzle that has eluded mathematicians for decades.
"A French man whose ventricles had swollen and replaced most of his brain regions baffled scientists by remaining alive and conscious
How Arabs made Israel’s desert bloom more than 1,500 years ago
Chinese researchers grafted the head of a smaller rat onto a bigger one while keeping the brain safe from possible damage due to blood loss.
A man in Indonesia realized it was too late when the person who bought his used phone handed';
A Thai fisherman is hoping to cash in as much as $3.2 million on some massive chunks of&hellip
Why having an old man live in your garden was once all the rage.
The undersea tunnel network cuts journey times between two islands by a half.
A tribe in Indonesia has gone viral on social media after some of its members were photographed highlighting…
We asked GPT-3, OpenAI’s powerful new language generator, to write an essay for us from scratch. The assignment? To convince us robots come in peace
Electrically stimulating the brains of people in their 60s and 70s allowed them to perform as well on working memory tasks as 20-somethings.
A biological anthropology professor has written a book suggesting that it's not extraterrestrials piloting UFOs, but timetraveling humans from the future.
UN Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says controversial practice ended in 2015 - Anadolu Agency
Analysts say PH parties are split over who to back and may not be able to act as a united front unless Anwar Ibrahim focuses on the needs of the rakyat.
Most of us dislike commuting. But there are ways to make it a more positive experience, say two RMIT observers.
Take a city with good coffee shops and throw in some chaos and culture clash. Oh, and get rid of the parents.
When eccentric Canadian multi-millionaire Charles Millar died in 1926, he bequeathed his fortune to whichever woman could birth the most children in a decade.
It today’s series of bizarre news, a customer purchased cow dung cakes from Amazon and actually ate it instead of using it for “religious purposes”. Now, if you didn’t already know, cow dung has been commonly used in India for religious ceremonies, prayers and even general use such as replacement of firewood and paving walls. […]
Loren Krytzer was scraping by on disability checks when he became a millionaire overnight, all thanks to a blanket from his closet.
One had a real video, the other decided to make a fake
The Trump administration notified Huawei suppliers, including chipmaker Intel, that it is revoking certain licenses to sell to the Chinese company
A man sentenced to 10 years' preventive detention in 2009 for molesting six children, including a one-year-old baby, will be back behind bars for molesting a 10-year-old girl just 10 months after his release in 2019
Some People Actually Think "Via Getty" Is The Name Of A Protester
A Filipino air stewardess was found dead in a hotel bathtub after being allegedly gang-raped by several individuals at a party. 23-year-old Christine Angelica Dacera had checked into City Garden Hotel in Makati, Manila, Philippines to celebrate the new year with some of her friends and colleagues, reported The Sun. At about 10am.
A woman was horrified when she discovered that her adopted daughter whom she had raised for 10 years became pregnant by her own husband. A Vietnamese woman, nicknamed NH, was living with her husband in Australia and had been happily married. After having four sons together, NH and her husband wanted to have a daughter.
Mainland China-based vlogger goes viral for slamming Hong Kong’s quarantine