Society

Too few doctors make house calls to homebound elderly

Too few doctors make house calls to homebound elderly

Published 12/08/2016

By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) - The U.S. faces a critical shortage of doctors and other healthcare practitioners willing to make house calls to as [more…]

Seth Rogen fools shoppers with talking food

Seth Rogen fools shoppers with talking food

Published 12/08/2016

NEW YORK - New York shoppers got a surprise when food in a grocery store suddenly came to life and started talking to them. The [more…]

Want a drive with De Niro? Hail a Sarajevo taxi

Want a drive with De Niro? Hail a Sarajevo taxi

Published 12/08/2016

SARAJEVO Hundreds of Sarajevo taxi drivers have stuck posters of Robert De Niro on their cabs in tribute to the actor who will open the [more…]

Rare tarantulas hatch at British zoo

Rare tarantulas hatch at British zoo

Published 12/08/2016

A clutch of around 200 rare Montserrat tarantulas have successfully hatched at a British zoo in what keepers hailed on Friday as a first in [more…]

Arianna Huffington to leave Huffington Post to focus on start-up

Arianna Huffington to leave Huffington Post to focus on start-up

Published 11/08/2016

By Malathi Nayak Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington said on Thursday she would step down as editor-in-chief of the news site that bears her name [more…]

Chinese couple dangle from suspension bridge for wedding

Chinese couple dangle from suspension bridge for wedding

Published 11/08/2016

A Chinese couple marked their wedding day in their own special way -- by dangling underneath a glass bottom suspension bridge overlooking a gorge.Bride Jiang [more…]

Australia announces $154-million upgrade for Sydney Opera House

Australia announces $154-million upgrade for Sydney Opera House

Published 11/08/2016

SYDNEY Australia on Thursday unveiled plans for the largest renovations to the Sydney Opera House since its opening in 1973, with more than A$200 million [more…]

What3words keeps Olympics visitors on track in Rio

What3words keeps Olympics visitors on track in Rio

Published 11/08/2016

An innovative addressing system that assigns every patch of earth in the world an easy to remember three-word address is being used to help visitors [more…]

‘No Man’s Sky’: from a humble shed to a new gigantic universe

‘No Man’s Sky’: from a humble shed to a new gigantic universe

Published 10/08/2016

LONDON A new computer game created by a team of 15 people in a shed in southern England made its highly anticipated debut this week [more…]

Dozens arrested for alcohol misuse at rappers’ New York concert

Dozens arrested for alcohol misuse at rappers’ New York concert

Published 10/08/2016

NEW YORK Dozens of people, many of them underage, were arrested at a concert by rappers Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa in Long Island, New [more…]