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  • George Michael beats Kylie to top UK album chart

    George Michael beats Kylie to top UK album chart

    George Michael’s Symphonica has beaten Kylie Minogue’s Kiss Me Once to the top of the UK album chart. It is the former Wham! star’s seventh solo number one. “Thank you so much… it’s so nice to be able to savour this wonderful moment. I am a lucky man,”... Read More »

  • Cold Temperatures and Chili Peppers Help Burn Fat

    Cold Temperatures and Chili Peppers Help Burn Fat

    What do low and chili peppers have in common? They both could help burn fat according to  a new study. Exposure to Cold and Consumption of Chemicals found in Chili Peppers both appear to increase the number and activity of so-called brown fat cells, which burn energy, rather than store it as... Read More »

  • Premature baby survives living in icebox

    Premature baby survives living in icebox

    On the advice of a doctor, a premature baby boy’s life was saved after his parents incubated him inside a polystyrene icebox for five months. In October 2013, Mithilesh Chauhan was born two months premature at Alliance Hospital in Mumbai, India. At birth, he reportedly weighed just 3 pounds 3... Read More »

  • Courage to Conduct: The Amazing Story of Hu Yizhou

    Courage to Conduct: The Amazing Story of Hu Yizhou

    Hu Yizhou cannot read music. Yet when he hears it, the affect it has on him is startling. He gives it his undivided attention, bending his head to hear every note. Born in 1978 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, Hu, better known as Zhouzhou, was diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome, a congenital handicap... Read More »

  • Sri Lankan student finds cure for Leukemia with green tea

    Sri Lankan student finds cure for Leukemia with green tea

    Rakitha Malewana, a student from Nalanda College in Colombo has found a new method to cure the disease of Leukemia, also known as blood cancer. Rakitha is a Grade 13 student at the Nalanda College where he has been carrying out his research. His method was to employ Nano technology along with... Read More »

  • Reasons You Should Stop Eating Pasta

    Reasons You Should Stop Eating Pasta

    Pasta is the most common side dish in the standard citizen’s diet. Many people eat pasta on a daily basis, whether this high-carbohydrate food is part of Italian stir-fries, spaghetti, macaroni salads, toasts, Panini’s or sandwiches. Here are some reasons why you should avoid eating pasta and... Read More »

  • Elephants may have a specific alarm call for ‘human!’

    Elephants may have a specific alarm call for ‘human!’

    New research on African elephants suggests the highly intelligent animals use a specific ‘word’ — a low, distinct rumbling noise — to warn their friends and families about the presence of people. Elephants are intelligent, so they’re aware people can be dangerous. And... Read More »

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