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Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray is back home for the holidays

Posted on: December 19th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Two days after winning the title, newly crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray is now back in the Philippines. Catriona arrived at around 3:30 p.m. via a private...

World’s most vomit-inducing foods go on display in Los Angeles

Posted on: December 19th, 2018 | No Comments
    A selection of some of the planet’s most stomach-turning foods, including maggot cheese, fish sperm sac sushi and Chinese mouse wine, are on display in Los Angeles as...

Penny Marshall, ‘Big’ director and TV’s ‘Laverne,’ dead at 75

Posted on: December 19th, 2018 | No Comments
  Penny Marshall, who played an endearingly graceless character with a thick Bronx accent in U.S. television’s “Laverne & Shirley” before becoming a pioneering film director with hits including “Big”...

SoftBank alum unveils ‘affectionate’ companion robot in Japan

Posted on: December 19th, 2018 | No Comments
Japanese startup Groove X, founded by an alumni of SoftBank Group Corp’s robotics unit, unveiled its first creation on Tuesday (December 18), a companion robot designed to make users happy. The Lovot, a...

‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year for its role in major news events

Posted on: December 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  “Justice” is what most people sought on Merriam-Webster, among the world’s most popular dictionaries, as the U.S. publisher on Monday (December 17) named that principle of being fair as...

Giant waves smash into US West Coast

Posted on: December 18th, 2018 | No Comments
Huge waves battered coastlines across the U.S. West Coast on Monday (December 17) as a powerful swell produced waves of up to 40 feet (12.19 meters) . The National Weather...

Giant ice rink opens under the dome of Paris’ Grand Palais

Posted on: December 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  Paris’ Grand Palais hosts, the biggest “indoor” and skating rink of the world, according to its creators, with 3000 square meters of ice. For the fourth edition, a seven...

Google to spend $1 billion on new campus in New York

Posted on: December 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  Alphabet Inc’s Google is investing more than $1 billion (USD) on a new campus in New York, becoming the second major technology company after Amazon to pick America’s financial capital...

Miss Philippines’ Catriona Gray is Miss Universe 2018

Posted on: December 17th, 2018 | No Comments
  BANGKOK, Thailand – Miss Philippines’ Catriona Gray is Miss Universe 2018. Catriona nailed the entire final round where she obviously stood out with her signature walk, simple but radiant...

Crosswords and sudoku may not stop mental decline

Posted on: December 17th, 2018 | No Comments
(Reuters Health) — Mental engagement through problem-solving games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers may not offset cognitive losses due to age-related dementia, a new study suggests. Still, practicing...