No crocodiles in this part of the river. At least, that’s what they told me. Also, the hippos — about as friendly as aquatic tigers on a juice cleanse — supposedly stick to the so-called hippo channels. Call me go-getter or gullible, but either way, I jumped in. I was in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, one […]
HEART attacks happen when the blood flow to the heart stops, causing the dangerous event. Being a smoker, overweight or having high blood pressure increase the risk of someone having heart disease, and hence suffering a heart attack. These five habits will help prevent the condition.
Heart attacks are caused when plaque in a blood vessel bursts, blocking the flow of blood. This starves the heart of essential oxygen, leading to a heart attack. Symptoms that a heart attack is occurring can come on suddenly or develop over time. They include a pain in the chest, feeling lightheaded, sweating and shortness […]
Novichok is a ‘dangerous and sophisticated’ Soviet-era nerve agent — here’s how it works and why it’s so lethal
Peter Nicholls/Reuters A man and woman who were sickened after coming into contact with the nerve agent Novichok are in critical condition in the UK. The couple has been identified as Charlie Rowley, 45, and Dawn Sturgess, 44. The poisonings happened on Saturday, near the site of a March incident in which Novichok was likely used […]
Most dangerous countries in the world for women have been named in a 2018 survey by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. India was ranked in first place followed by war-torn Afghanistan and Syria. Most surprising is that the US was revealed as the tenth most dangerous country for women on the planet. Around 550 experts on […]
Europe holidays are a common choice for Britons – there’s sunshine, fascinating culture and delicious food all just a couple of hours away by plane. But with the threat of terror attacks hanging over much of the continent how can we make sure we’ll be safe abroad? According to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, “There […]
The DNA of deadly strains of plague, dysentery and cholera were decoded in what the researchers said was an effort to better understand some of the world’s most dangerous diseases.
Gillian Flynn‘s debut novel gets the HBO treatment with Sharp Objects, a new miniseries adaptation starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson. Watch the unsettling new Sharp Objects trailer below ahead of the July premiere. Sharp Objects Trailer HBO struck gold with the Jean-Marc Vallée-directed Big Little Lies. Now they’re hoping to do it again with the Vallée-helmed Sharp Objects. Like Big Little Lies, Sharp […]
BLADDER cancer symptoms appear when a tumour develops in the lining of this organ. You are more at risk of bladder cancer if you’re a smoker, or have been exposed to certain chemicals through your profession, such as in the plastics, paints and textiles industries. Finding this in your urine could be a sign of […]
Want to be the top hero in all the land? Well, rather than overcome evil, you kind of need to beat up the current top hero. Which makes kind of sense? A bit? I guess it would make you the strongest, although doesn’t beating up the hero make you a villain? Anyway, roguelike RPG Pixel […]