Recently the French health minister has announced that wine is detrimental to health like any other alcohol, the claim that was met mostly by anger and resentment among citizens, defending France's traditional drink.
In a live political talk show on Russian television, a war of words between Ukrainian political scientist Dmitry Suvorov and German lawmaker Andreas Maurer over the situation in eastern Ukraine led to a big-time brawl.
Augmented reality has made it possible for a computer developer to make the dead girl from ‘The Ring’ crawl out of a TV set, making one’s hair stand on end.
The Swedes appear to have embarked on an audacious project resembling something from an episode of the sci-fi series Black Mirror; they intend to make fully conscious copies of the dead in a bid to offer digital immortality.
Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to put about 12,000 small satellites into low earth orbit, in a bid to develop the internet service-related technologies.
Yet another fire has been attributed to virtual currency mining effort, this time in the Siberian city of Tomsk.
The issue of gun ownership in Britain has been barely discussed for decades, with politicians and the media alike unanimous in their opposition to liberal handgun laws. Advocacy group Firearms UK is determined to change that - their founder Dave Ewing spoke to Sputnik journalist Kit Klarenberg about their efforts.
After a photograph of Canadian Prime Minister’s Justin Trudeau’s wife with Jaspal Atwal - a terrorist from the banned International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) went viral, India said it will probe the matter. The ISYF leads the Khalistan movement, and seeks an independent state for Sikhs.
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