TINY WIRELESS DEVICE MIGHT HELP IN COMBATING OBESITY

Mon 18 January 2021: Gastric bypass surgery is sometimes the last resort for those who struggle with obesity or serious weight-related health issues. Since this procedure involves making a small stomach pouch and rerouting the digestive tract, it is invasive and prolongs the recovery period for patients. In a U.S. National Science Foundation-supported study, researchers at Texas […]

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TINTIN PAINTING SELLS FOR RECORD 3.2 MLN EUROS AT AUCTION

Sat 16 January 2021: An original painting by Tintin creator Herge sold for a record 3.2 million euros ($3.9 million) at an online auction on Jan. 14, auction house Artcurial announced. The item, intended as a front cover for “The Blue Lotus” volume from 1936, easily beat the previous record for the sale of comic book art of 2.65 million euros, […]

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INDONESIA: WORLD’S OLDEST PAINTING OF ANIMALS DISCOVERED

Thu 14 January 2021: Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave painting: a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was made at least 45,500 years ago in Indonesia. The finding, described in the journal Science Advances on Wednesday, provides the earliest evidence of human settlement of the region. “The people who made it were […]

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NEW FINDINGS UNCOVERED AT 8,000-YEAR-OLD AMIDA MOUND IN TURKEY’S DIYARBAKiR

Tue 12 January 2021: The latest archeological excavations at the historical site of Amida Mound in southeastern Turkey’s Diyarbakır province have revealed new findings that shed light on the history of the region. Professor Irfan Yıldız, head of the archeological team, believes with the help of new prehistoric discoveries, the mound will attract more visitors […]

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TESLA’S ELON MUSK PASSES JEFF BEZOS TO BECOME THE RICHEST PERSON ON EARTH

Sun 10 January 2021: American electric carmaker Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday has surpassed Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person.  As stock price of Tesla soared to an all-time highest level of $808.66 per share at 11.42 EDT (1642GMT), Musk’s net worth climbed to $185 billion. The move […]

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WORLD’S RICHEST MAN JEFF BEZOS TOPS LIST OF RICHEST CHARITABLE GIFTS IN 2020

Tue 05 January 2021: Founder of Amazon  and the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos made the largest charitable donation in 2020, according to an annual list of top donations in 2020. Amazon’s founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, whose “real-time” worth Forbes magazine estimates at roughly $188 billion, used the contribution to launch his Bezos Earth […]

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2,500-YEAR-OLD APHRODITE TEMPLE DISCOVERED IN TURKEY’S IZMIR

Sun 03 January 2021: A team of Turkish scientists and archaeologists discovered the remains of a 2,500-year-old Aphrodite Temple in the Urla-Çeşme peninsula in Turkey’s west. After screening an area of 1,600 square meters that covers parts of Urla, Çeşme and Seferihisar districts of Izmir, 35 pre-historic era human settlements, including 16 from the late […]

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