A startup called Pavlok has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a wristband that electroshocks its owner to encourage him or her to exercise, eat healthily, wake up on time and stop procrastinating.
A new social media craze could be just around the corner, the ‘Feeling Nuts’ challenge. Celebrities such as Hugh Jackman have already taken up the challenge, which aims to bring greater awareness to the dangers of testicular cancer.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he “did not accept” the US’ harsh criticism over Israeli building plans in East Jerusalem.
By 2050, the elderly are set to comprise 20 percent of the global population. National governments should therefore be getting ready to expand pensions and ensure good living conditions for the elderly, a recent report stated.
Argentina’s economy may be stagnating, with the peso in freefall, however President Cristina Kirchner believes she faces an even bigger problem.
China’s foreign minister made it clear Beijing would not allow other countries to meddle into its ‘internal affairs’, responding in this way to US Secretary of State’s call for Beijing to grant Hong Kong the “highest possible degree of autonomy.” Read Full Article at RT.com
A controversial scheme to reward alcohol and drug addicts with beer and tobacco for sweeping streets has been launched in a western German city.
The US State Department has approved sales of Patriot PAC-3 missile complexes to Saudi Arabia, the US primary ally in the Arab world.
Not content with developing artificial crabs and jellyfish, scientists have now welcomed another sea creature to the world of aquatic robots: the octopus.
A man holding onto a gazebo was lifted by strong hurricane winds in Russia’s Sevastopol, and then forcefully thrown into concrete stairs a few meters away, a YouTube video shows.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi said he is “totally” against Arab nations’ involvement in airstrikes against the Islamic State on the country's soil, while absolutely welcoming this kind of action in Syria, according to a BBC interview.
Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz says she wants a greater military presence in Poland in light of events in Ukraine.
The chief director of ARD, Germany's largest public TV broadcaster, responded to viewers' criticism and the supervisory committee over its coverage of the Ukraine crisis.
Record numbers of Pacific walruses have come ashore in northwest Alaska after being unable to find ice in the Arctic waters to rest and feed themselves.
France is to dispatch three more Rafale fighter jets to its airbase in the United Arab Emirates and a warship to the Gulf, bringing the number of French planes taking part in bombing raids against ISIS to nine, the defense ministry said Wednesday.
Turkey will join the US-led fight against terrorist groups in the region, including Islamic State militants, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.
The leader of Ukraine's Radical Party, Oleg Lyashko, lashed out at the country’s interior minister on Wednesday, calling him a “moron.” He justified the actions of radicals who recently beat up several MPs, adding that “no law is valid” in Ukraine.
If you're lonely or a bit depressed, you could probably use a hug – but not necessarily from a human.
The man leading the UN response to the Ebola epidemic, Dr. David Nabaro, says Ebola poses a worse threat to humanity than HIV or SARS and the global effort to combat it is woefully inefficient and that he needs $30 million now.
There is irrefutable evidence that the National Guard and ultra-nationalist Right Sector fighters are responsible for the murder of people recently discovered in mass burial sites near Donetsk, eastern Ukraine said Russia’s Investigative Committee.