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Billionaire MacKenzie Scott marries science teacher after divorcing Bezos

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle science teacher who expressed gratitude "for the exceptional privilege it will be to partner in giving away assets with the potential to do so much good when shared." Scott,

Egyptian child with SMA receives most expensive medicine in world

Egyptian doctors have succeeded in treating a child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) using the most expensive drug in the world, Zolgensma. Nagia Ali Fahmy, professor of neurology and director of the Muscular and Neurology Unit at Ain Shams Medicine in Egypt, explained that Zolgensma, which has

Syrian charged with deadly stabbing in Germany

German prosecutors on Thursday said they charged a Syrian with killing one man and seriously injuring another in a knife attack they believe was motivated by extremism. Identified as Abdullah A H H, the suspect is accused of murder, attempted murder and dangerous bodily harm motivated by "radical

Chicken Yoga, where the chickens wear diapers

For decades, the city of Tampa has officially considered Ybor City to be a bird sanctuary because of its history of chickens clucking around the brick streets. And Ybor is unofficially considered one of Tampa’s more eccentric communities. So, of course Ybor now offers Chicken Yoga, a uniqu

Meghan Markle accuses royal 'firm' of 'perpetuating falsehoods'

Meghan Markle accused Buckingham Palace of “perpetuating falsehoods” about her and Prince Harry, suggesting the couple will not be silent in telling their story about their time as working royals. In a second teaser clip of an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan was asked ho

A Japanese billionaire is looking for 8 people from all over the world to accompany him on a trip to the moon!

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa plans to choose eight people to accompany him to the moon on the first space tourism trip for "SpaceX". The Japanese businessman announced on his Twitter account in a post in particular that he is working on "recruiting a team to participate in this mission. I

Study links overeating in children to their screen time

Children between the age of 9 and 10 are more likely to develop binge-eating disorder within a year if they spend a lot of time on social media platforms or watching TV, a new research has found. Binge-eating disorder is characterised by eating large quantities of food in a short period of time,

World’s first space hotel slated to open in 2027

The world’s very first space hotel is slated to open in 2027. Named the Voyager Class space station, the hotel will be able to hold up to 400 guests. But those guests won’t be slumming it – alongside bedrooms, there will be bars, restaurants and even a gym according to plans fo

Bill Gates explains why he uses an Android phone instead of an iPhone

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has revealed why he still prefers Android devices over Apple’s iPhones. In an interview with Andrew Ross Sorkin and Clubhouse co-founder Paul Davidson on the voice-only platform, Gates said that the integrations between Android and Microsoft’s software mea

Harry and Meghan urged to delay Oprah interview while Prince Philip is in hospital

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are under pressure to delay the broadcast of their interview with Oprah Winfrey while Prince Philip remains in hospital. The interview, filmed in California, is due to be shown by British broadcaster ITV on Monday, about 24 hours after it is shown in the US. Promot

Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade

A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organisers of the event, police said on Saturday. The bird had a knife attached to its leg ready to take on an opponent when it inflicted serious injuries to the man's gr

Czech Free-Diver Breaks Ice-Swim World Record

Czech free-diver David Vencl swam nearly 81 meters (265.75 ft) beneath the ice on Tuesday, breaking the world record after braving the freezing water wearing only a swimsuit. “This will do,” Vencl said after emerging from his minute-and-half swim in water measured at temperatures of 3

Don't Be Selfish - Get a COVID Shot, Says UK's Queen Elizabeth

Britain’s 94-year-old Queen Elizabeth, who last month had her first COVID-19 vaccination dose, has encouraged the public to follow suit, saying it did not hurt and those who were wary should think of others. The monarch and her 99-year-old husband Prince Philip, who is currently in hospital

It just happened … a birth of a dog with six legs and two tails

A dog with six legs and two tails was born at Neil Veterinary Hospital, Oklahoma, in the United States of America, and its owner confirmed that the puppy, "Skipper", is in good health. According to veterinarians, the extra organs that Skipper possesses, two areas in the pelvis, two urinary tracts

81-year-old German woman becomes TikTok fitness star

When Germany went into lockdown following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic last spring, Erika Rischko, now 81 years old, posted her first 12-second video on TikTok in which she danced the popular Cha-Cha Slide line dance with her husband. Since then, Rischko has uploaded more than 100 vid

Wild sheep sheds 35kg fleece after first haircut in years

For anyone who has endured months of lockdown without a haircut, spare a thought for Baarack the sheep. His fleece had become so overgrown and matted that he could barely see when he was rescued by an animal charity in Australia. Baarack, whose thick coat weighed more than 35kg, was living wild

Tunisian doctor plays violin to boost virus patients’ morale

When Dr. Mohamed Salah Siala began working on the COVID-19 front line in January in a Tunisian hospital he never imagined harnessing his music skills in the fight against the virus. Yet when the 25-year-old decided to get out his violin one day at Hedi Chaker Hospital in the city of Sfax and play

Study reveals real-time dialogue with a dreaming person is possible

Can anyone perceive questions and provide answers in the midst of a vivid dream? It is possible, say researchers. The findings indicate that it is possible for people while dreaming to follow instructions, do simple math, answer yes-or-no questions, or tell the difference between different sensor