The city of Paris has launched an action plan to deal with the proliferation of rats in the city, the French newspaper Le Parisien reported on Thursday.
A new report in Current Biology has revealed that a dinosaur tail, complete with soft tissue and feathers was discovered almost perfectly preserved in amber. This is the first time paleontologists have had an opportunity to study well-preserved dinosaur feathers.
On Friday night Japan launched an unmanned spaceship containing a ‘space junk collector’ bound for the International Space Station (ISS). The "Kounotori" (stork in Japanese) was attached to an H-IIB rocket and departed from Tanegashima Island in the Kagoshima Prefecture.
Scientists with the Munich-based Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics have announced new technology, meant to break one of the most significant barriers to keeping humanity from achieving efficient fusion power is "working as planned," reports Seeker.
In Turkey a pink tram bus will start operating soon. It has been specially designed for women. However, this decision has been met with some protests on social media.
A video on YouTube recently scared a whole bunch of people when it showed the location of various nuclear bombs all over the world at a close proximity to major cities across the US, Europe, Turkey, Israel, Russia, India, China and North Korea.
Next year will be the Russia-Austria Tourism Year, Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky said Friday.
The owner of a "Really British" shop in London selling solely British items has been accused of racism by local residents.
A hipster cafe, mocked, abused and criticized for selling expensive breakfast cereal in a poor east London borough, is set to open branches in the Middle East.
A nation of unhappy youngsters are being developed and its all due to social media, according to a report by a children's charity, that claims more teenagers are self harming in order to deal with unresolved issues.
Popular travel website TripAdvisor included Kaliningrad in its “Top Destinations on the Rise — Europe” ranking. The Russian exclave sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania took the fifth line on the list.
Customs officers uncovered a cache of weapons from World War II on a regional train bound from Kaliningrad to Moscow.
The United States must be ready for a war that spreads to outer space, Air Force Space Command head Gen. Jay Raymond said Friday.
According to a report by British Telecom (BT), the majority of people in the UK are not taking seriously the threat of a cyberattack and think they are more likely to be a victim of a physical break-in than a cyber crime, despite figures suggesting the two are just as likely.
With different models of sex trade legalization adopted around the world, the question of prostitution decriminalization in the UK remains unanswered, with some campaigners arguing it will just lead to more cases of 'extreme abuse' and even 'murder.'
In late November, a massive pedophile ring was exposed in Norway. Recently, a new and unrelated case of child abuse has shaken the Nordic country. An elderly man from the city of Bergen was sentenced to eight years in prison for a series of online sexual assaults against children, perpetrated in Norway and the Philippines.
China's '24 solar terms' was added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) world intangible cultural heritage list on November 30.
Tagging people with barcodes has long been symbolic of dark, dystopian, and totalitarian societies but now, in Japan, it could be a help to those in need.
A mysterious conglomeration of dust, clouds, and rain briefly settled on the Israeli border with Syria, near Golan Heights, thwarting Daesh militants from entering the region, and many in Israel are certain the storm was a result of divine intervention.
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