Taxi alternative Uber generates enormous controversy. Politicians ought to be looking to the future, not safeguarding an increasingly irrelevant status quo. Indeed their very future power depends on it.
By now everyone has heard Pharrell Williams' insanely viral hit Happy, though they’ve never heard it like this! After nearly 2,000 covers from across the globe, Russia’s Red Army Choir has released their own cover of the best-selling song of 2014.
When you were opening a bottle of champagne to mark the New Year, you probably had no idea that you triggered a complex physical process. Understanding it can lead to more efficient energy production, but requires a supercomputer.
Fiji is the happiest country in the world, while war-torn Iraq is the least happy nation, says Gallup survey. At the same time, about 60 percent of respondents, the majority from the Middle East, say they would fight for their country if necessary.
Forget transporting loud, noisy kids through harsh winter weather and standing in lines for hours in order to see Santa Claus – nowadays, more and more parents are using sleek new electronics to communicate with the jolly old St. Nick.
Car dealers in the Russian capital ran out of stock, as customers were buying Porsches, Lamborghinis and BMWs in unusually large numbers, despite growing price tags. The influx was prompted both by holiday spirits and ruble devaluation, experts say.
A father in the UK has come up with an innovative idea to get his kids to school on time, and make sure they won’t miss it due to bad weather. He drops off his sons at their village school… in a 17-ton snow-white tank.
Luxury cars, jewellery, fridges and TVs are selling like hot cakes. Russians are rushing to buy retail after 'Black Tuesday’ - the day the Ruble lost 20% of its value. And you can watch it on social media.
Social media users are turned to a more radical way than Photoshop to create an ideal selfie: plastic surgery. Worried about noses being “too big” or eyes “too droopy,” they are boosting business by up to 25 percent, a New York plastic surgeon says.
A woman has opened a professional cuddling shop in Portland, Oregon, where customers pay $60 dollars for 60 minutes worth of cuddling, spooning, or general platonic human contact, with interest so high that she has received 10,000 requests in a week.
From premium hops, corvina grapes and single malt heaven in port pipe casks, the life of a drinker is brimming with options. Dubbed the Facebook for imbibers, a rebranded app hopes to bring carousers of every kind together no matter what their poison.