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Amid vaping-related deaths, JUUL CEO Kevin Burns resigns

26 Sep 2019

Amid vaping-related deaths, JUUL CEO Kevin Burns resigns

On Wednesday, JUUL Labs announced that its CEO, Kevin Burns, has decided to step down as the e-cigarette manufacturer faces scrutiny over the recent reports of deaths and illnesses due to vaping.

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

25 Sep 2019

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.

'Inside Out': Demi Moore talks childhood, rape, marriages in memoir

25 Sep 2019

'Inside Out': Demi Moore talks childhood, rape, marriages in memoir

Hollywood actor Demi Moore has made startling revelations about her life in her new memoir called Inside Out.

Hangovers now count as an illness, rules German court

24 Sep 2019

Hangovers now count as an illness, rules German court

If you have ever gotten into an argument with your boss about how a sick leave is totally warranted after a night of heavy weekday drinking, don't worry, a German court is here to back you up.

Mental Health isn't fashion: Model protests over Gucci's 'straitjacket' collection

24 Sep 2019

Mental Health isn't fashion: Model protests over Gucci's 'straitjacket' collection

On Sunday, Gucci debuted its spring/summer 2020 collection during the Milan Fashion Week.

Meet the 13-year-old who clicked a selfie with Modi, Trump

23 Sep 2019

Meet the 13-year-old who clicked a selfie with Modi, Trump

A thirteen-year-old boy is now making headlines after clicking, what the netizens have dubbed, the 'most powerful selfie.'

Man proposes to girlfriend underwater; dies before hearing 'Yes'

23 Sep 2019

Man proposes to girlfriend underwater; dies before hearing 'Yes'

In a tragic piece of news, a United States man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania, East Africa.

Australia runs out of water, braces for 'Day Zero'

22 Sep 2019

Australia runs out of water, braces for 'Day Zero'

As climate change continues to escalate globally, over a dozen towns in Australia are nearing Day Zero, the day when the taps run dry.

Watch 13 Stephen King horror movies by Halloween, win $1,300

20 Sep 2019

Watch 13 Stephen King horror movies by Halloween, win $1,300

If you're a movie buff with a weakness for a good horror flick, there's probably no better way to spend the days leading up to Halloween than binge-watch 13 film adaptations of Stephen King's novels.

Raging love! Woman burns ex-boyfriend's letters, sets apartment on fire

20 Sep 2019

Raging love! Woman burns ex-boyfriend's letters, sets apartment on fire

A nasty break-up ended up costing a 19-year-old woman thousands of dollars, albeit the damage was self-inflicted.

Condom manufacturers are shifting focus towards personalized, 'luxury' condoms

18 Sep 2019

Condom manufacturers are shifting focus towards personalized, 'luxury' condoms

Since the invention of latex revolutionized condoms back in the 1920s, there has not been any significant innovation to the product.

This life-sized Lego Iron Man took 255 hours to build

18 Sep 2019

This life-sized Lego Iron Man took 255 hours to build

Iron Man may be long gone but his Lego-cy lives on. Okay, that was a bad pun, but you wouldn't be as disappointed to learn that the toy company LEGO has set up a life-sized structure of Tony Stark's Iron Man and it's made entirely out of Lego pieces.

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

17 Sep 2019

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

In a shocking development, a major security breach has been reported which has leaked personal data of almost the entire population of Ecuador online.

World's smallest washing-machine can fit in your pocket

16 Sep 2019

World's smallest washing-machine can fit in your pocket

Centuries after the washing machine was invented, here's an innovative solution to your many cleaning needs.

Kanye West just released 'Yeezy-Crocs' and Twitter's not having it

15 Sep 2019

Kanye West just released 'Yeezy-Crocs' and Twitter's not having it

An image of Kanye West's latest shoe, the Yeezy Foam Runner, was released by Yeezy Mafia on Thursday and no one has stopped talking about it since (not in a good way).

Indian electrician jailed for molesting 5-year-old boy in Dubai

15 Sep 2019

Indian electrician jailed for molesting 5-year-old boy in Dubai

A 33-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to six months in prison for molesting a five-year-old boy in a sharing villa in Dubai.

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

14 Sep 2019

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that Hamza bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a US counter-terrorism operation. Reportedly, Hamza was expected to succeed his father as the leader of the al-Qaeda.

22-year-old mystery of missing man solved, thanks to Google Earth

14 Sep 2019

22-year-old mystery of missing man solved, thanks to Google Earth

Florida resident William Earl Moldt disappeared off the face of the Earth 22 years ago, after a night of drinking in November 1997.

Study finds dead bodies continue to move months after death

14 Sep 2019

Study finds dead bodies continue to move months after death

For the longest time, humans have believed that after a person dies, their corpses remain still, especially after rigor mortis sets in. However, Australian scientists have recently made a startling discovery.

3-year-old was being bullied, so 'Batman' walked her to school

13 Sep 2019

3-year-old was being bullied, so 'Batman' walked her to school

Batman may not be real, but for a three-year-old girl in Florida, United States, he saved the day nonetheless.

Frenchman dies during sex on work trip, company held "responsible"

13 Sep 2019

Frenchman dies during sex on work trip, company held "responsible"

A French company is being held accountable for the death of an employee, who suffered a heart attack while having sex on a business trip.

This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison

11 Sep 2019

This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison

Often accredited for bringing us the light bulb, Thomas Edison is among the most celebrated inventors.

Has Sarah Palin's husband filed for divorce after 31-year-long marriage?

10 Sep 2019

Has Sarah Palin's husband filed for divorce after 31-year-long marriage?

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's husband, Todd Palin, has reportedly filed for divorce after 31 years of marriage.

Scientists may have found the secret to reverse aging

10 Sep 2019

Scientists may have found the secret to reverse aging

Since, well, forever, humans have tried to find ways to make them look and feel younger; homemade face packs, makeup, botox, exercise, etc., which don't truly deliver the desired effect.

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

09 Sep 2019

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

British Airways (BA) pilots went on a 48-hour strike on Monday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

Now, relive the 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' iconic set: Here's how

09 Sep 2019

Now, relive the 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' iconic set: Here's how

F.R.I.E.N.D.S completes 25 years this month (feeling old yet?).

Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President

08 Sep 2019

Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President

On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that he has canceled a peace deal with Taliban leaders.

Rapper Nicki Minaj announces retirement; fans wonder if she's joking

06 Sep 2019

Rapper Nicki Minaj announces retirement; fans wonder if she's joking

Rapper Nicki Minaj took her fans by surprise as she announced her retirement yesterday.

'First space hotel', operational by 2025, to feature artificial gravity

05 Sep 2019

'First space hotel', operational by 2025, to feature artificial gravity

Since Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel to space in 1961, only over 500 people have explored the outer realms of Earth's atmosphere.

UK teen loses eyesight/hearing after eating French-fries, Pringles for years

04 Sep 2019

UK teen loses eyesight/hearing after eating French-fries, Pringles for years

In a bizarre piece of news, a teenager from the United Kingdom has lost his vision and hearing after surviving on a diet of French fries, Pringles, white bread, etc., for many years.

Pope Francis rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in lift

01 Sep 2019

Pope Francis rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in lift

The crowd gathered outside the Apostolic Palace for the Sunday Angelus cheered louder than usual as Pope Francis appeared at the window on Sunday.

Did President Trump accidentally tweet classified information about Iran?

31 Aug 2019

Did President Trump accidentally tweet classified information about Iran?

Amid tensions between the United States and Iran, President Donald Trump may have accidentally let it slip that he's spying on the Gulf nation.

Samsung asks entrepreneur to remove smart-vibrator from women's event, apologizes

30 Aug 2019

Samsung asks entrepreneur to remove smart-vibrator from women's event, apologizes

At a recent women-in-tech event in San Francisco, an entrepreneur was asked to hide her product, a smart vibrator, from display.

Pakistan PMO fails to pay bills; company may cut power-supply

29 Aug 2019

Pakistan PMO fails to pay bills; company may cut power-supply

As Pakistan's economy continues to be on a downward spiral, the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan's Secretariat fears having its electricity disconnected over non-payment of bills.

'Fastest woman' Jessi Combs dies trying to break own record

29 Aug 2019

'Fastest woman' Jessi Combs dies trying to break own record

In a tragic incident, American television host and race car driver Jessi Combs died in a car crash in Oregon, United States. Reportedly, the crash occurred while Combs attempted to break her own previous record, the police said on Wednesday.

Scientists discover 3.8 million-year-old fossil of ancient human ancestor

29 Aug 2019

Scientists discover 3.8 million-year-old fossil of ancient human ancestor

Despite modern advancements in palaeontology, we still know very little about our own ancestry.

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

28 Aug 2019

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to accept international aid to deal with the devastating fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest for weeks.

Chawla Hotels CEO stole luggage at US airport for "thrill"

27 Aug 2019

Chawla Hotels CEO stole luggage at US airport for "thrill"

The CEO of Chawla Hotels, Dinesh Chawla, has been arrested for stealing luggage from the Memphis International Airport in Tennessee, United States.

UAE woman files for divorce because husband was "too loving"

24 Aug 2019

UAE woman files for divorce because husband was "too loving"

While we often hear tragic stories of divorce where the spouse feels mistreated, abused or ignored, a woman in the United Arab Emirates is divorcing her husband because he is "too loving."

Gen Z members are making resumes like Instagram, Tinder profiles

23 Aug 2019

Gen Z members are making resumes like Instagram, Tinder profiles

Now that the elder members of Generation Z or Gen Z are old enough to become working professionals, employers are witnessing a strange new pattern.