ELON MUSK’S NEURALINK SHOWS MONKEY PLAYING VIDEO GAME WITH MIND

Sat 10 April 2021: The billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s brain-chip startup released footage on Friday appearing to show a monkey playing a simple video game after getting implants of the new technology. “Pager” the monkey had two Neuralink chips installed on either side of his brain some six weeks ago. “First @Neuralink product will enable someone […]

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EGYPTOLOGISTS UNCOVER 3,000-YEAR-OLD ‘LOST GOLDEN CITY’ BURIED UNDER THE SANDS

Fri 09 April 2021: Archaeologists have hailed the discovery of what is believed to be the largest ancient city found in Egypt, buried under sand for millennia, which experts said was one of the most important finds since the unearthing of Tutankhamun’s tomb, and dates back to a golden age of the pharaohs 3,000 years ago. […]

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WOMAN WITH WORLD’S LONGEST NAILS CUTS THEM AFTER ABOUT 30 YEARS (WATCH)

Thu 08 April 2021: Ayanna Williams, a world record holder for woman with the longest fingernails had them sawed off last weekend. Houston resident, grew her nails for 28 years, Guinness World Records said in a press release. They were more than 24 feet long when she traveled to Fort Worth for the cut. Ayanna […]

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E-COMMERCE: CONSUMERS SPENT $900BLN ONLINE GLOBALLY IN 2020 – MASTERCARD

Wed 07 April 2021: As Covid-19 kept consumers around the world at home, nearly everything from groceries to gardening supplies was purchased online. According to Mastercard’s latest Recovery Insights report, this amounted to an additional $900 billion being spent in retail online around the world in 2020. Put another way: in 2020, e-commerce made up […]

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SURVEY ON DEPRESSION AMONG US TEENS REVEALS SOCIAL MEDIA IMPACT ON THEIR LIVES

Mon 05 April 2021: Social media has long transformed from a mere form of entertainment for American youth to a powerful machine that may bring empowerment and provide help in fighting depression which is caused by the very social media,yet experts are urging caution as health information gleaned online can hardly replace in-person services but […]

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SAUDI ARABIA: ITHRA LAUNCHES EXHIBIT ON ISLAMIC ART, MOSQUE ARTIFACTS

Sat 27 March 2021: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) has launched a first-of-its-kind exhibition showcasing more than 100 objects and artifacts of Islamic art and mosque culture. The “Shatr AlMasjid: The Art of Orientation” exhibit features 116 elements, artworks, and motifs from around the world. The exhibit also offers a virtual […]

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