On April 1st 1989, Thomas Muster was struck by a drunk driver, forcing him to miss the final of the Lipton International Championships. Six years later he becomes N°1 in the world.
Starting from March 1st 2018, the Swiss government banned the common practice of boiling lobsters alive. They “will now have to be stunned before they are put to death” as stated in the government order.
On April 11th 2017, an Italian court in the northern town of Ivrea has ruled that the brain tumor of Roberto Romeo, diagnosed in 2010, was due to the excessive, work-related use of cell phones.
Dr. Renu S Persaud is an award-winning Canadian professor of social sciences. Her new book The Mastery of You is expected to be released on October 15, 2017.
Ubuntu is one of the most popular GNU/Linux distributions. It is used in over 50 million desktop computers worldwide, and runs millions of servers, including those of Reddit, Instagram, Snapchat and Netflix. It is even used
A retiree from Toronto, Canada, has built a staircase in a public park to safeguard residents from a risky slope. The 8-steps structure costed him just $550 and made the popular shortcut much safer than
Antonio Meucci is the true inventor of the telephone, not Alexander Graham Bell. This century-long controversy had finally been settled by the Congress in 2002. The acknowledgement was the result of the House of Representatives’ vote of the resolution H.RES.269.
In December 2015, President Obama signed into law the Commercial Space Competitiveness Act. One of its most important terms is that it allows private entrepreneurs to own and use whatever resources they obtain from the outer space.
On Wednesday July 25th 1990, the Iraqi president Saddam Hussein met with the US ambassador April Glaspie. The meeting’s outcome has had a vital impact on the whole region. Its ramifications are still haunting Iraq, Syria, Iran and the Gulf countries until now.
The relaxing effect of the forest air is a common experience for humanity all over the world. But in Japan the matter is deeply rooted in the national traditions. It is also taken very seriously by the scientific community.
The famous case of Reinhart and Rogoff in 2013 marked the start of a wave of replication assessments to research papers in various disciplines. Recently, the Federal Reserve took part of this trend and published a paper called: Is Economics Research Replicable? Sixty Published Papers from Thirteen Journals Say ”Usually Not”.