BARBIE UNVEILS DOLL OF VACCINOLOGIST DAME SARAH GILBERT

Wed 04 August 2021: Barbie-maker Mattel Inc. has unveiled a doll of Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert, the scientist behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Gilbert, who led the development of the Covid vaccine at Oxford University, said she initially found the gesture “very strange” but hoped it would inspire young girls to work in science, technology, engineering and […]

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CAVE IN SAUDI ARABIA REVEALS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF ANIMAL, HUMAN BONES

Mon 02 August 2021: Hundreds of thousands of animal and human remains have been discovered in a cave in northwest Saudi Arabia, which scientists believe were gathered by striped hyenas over the past 7,000 years. The discovery was made in the Umm Jirsan lava tube, a 1.5-kilometer tunnel filled with “beautifully preserved” remains located in […]

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EXTROVERTED, SELF-CENTRED MEN LESS LIKELY TO COMPLY WITH COVID RESTRICTIONS, STUDY SUGGESTS

Mon 02 August 2021: According to a recent study published on Thursday, extroverted men who prioritize their own interests over others are the most likely to ignore COVID-19 regulations. Researchers at the University of Sydney studied the behaviors and attitudes of 1,575 people in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States between April […]

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DUBAI’S MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE: ONE OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC’S 14 MOST BEAUTIFUL MUSEUMS

Sun 01 August 2021: According to the official Emirates News Agency (WAM), Dubai’s Museum of the Future has been designated one of National Geographic’s 14 most beautiful museums in the world. According to the National Geographic, the museum is among the top 14 most beautiful museums due to its stunning architecture and advanced technological innovations. […]

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FACEBOOK WILL RESTRICT AD TARGETING OF UNDER-18S

Wed 28 July 2021: On Tuesday, Facebook announced that advertisers will no longer be able to target under the age of 18 based on their behavior on other websites.  There was a slew of announcements about young users from the social media giant. The new decision means that advertisers will soon be able to send targetted ads to under 18s only by age, gender or location on Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Instagram.   In a blog post, Instagram said it […]

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PHOTOS AND VIDEOS OF ALIEN-LIKE SEA CREATURES CAPTURED BY RUSSIAN FISHERMAN GO VIRAL

Mon 26 July 2021: Several photographs and videos of strange and alien-like creatures captured by a Russian fisherman recently have gone viral on social media. Roman Fedortsov, 39, from Russia, works on commercial trawlers. He usually catches cod, haddock and mackerel but there are times when he comes across unusual-looking creatures. Fedortsov sometimes fishes up 3,300 feet below the surface to catch fish and ends up reeling some bizarre deep-sea creatures such as one-eyed fish, […]

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SCIENTISTS DISCOVER 150-MILLION-YEAR-OLD ‘GRANDFATHER’ OF CROCODILES

Sun 25 July 2021: Fossils are important ancient artifacts that increase the knowledge we have of today’s world. In that vein, a 150-million-year-old fossilized skeleton that was discovered in the mountains of southern Chile has now been assessed to be the ancestor of the semiaquatic reptiles of the modern wild known as crocodiles, the Argentine […]

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