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Uber’s London ban marks global backlash for ride-hailing giants

Uber isn’t just drawing ire in Europe. It faces problems related to sexual assault and a fatal roadside incident involving a self-driving car in...

Instagram hiding likes: US users have mixed emotions about the move, survey finds

A red heart used to gives a 'like' to a post from followers on Instagram. A majority of Americans simply don't care whether Instagram...

WordPress now lets bloggers earn money from readers

WordPress bloggers now have the opportunity to offer subscriptions to their readers so that they can earn an income from their blogs. — dpa Blogging...

Stop charging your phone like this at the airport, it’s not safe

A phone is being charged at a Street Charge station in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. Brendan McDermid The LA District Attorney‘s...

How Do Oysters Make Pearls?

Oysters aren't the only type of mollusk that can produce pearls; clams and mussels can as well. MACIEJ TOPOROWICZ, NYC/GETTY IMAGES ­­Most jewelry is fashioned out...

7 costs employees have to bear on a daily basis

Looking presentable at work means spending a fair bit on sprucing up your wardrobe. Most people associate employment with the pay checks they receive at...

Hitler memorabilia auction in Germany sparks protest

An autographed original edition of Adolf Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ book is displayed at the Martin Bodmer Foundation during the ‘War and Peace’ exhibition in...

I bought my dining room table from Perigold, the high-end furniture store backed by Wayfair — here’s everything you need to know

After buying my colonial-style dream home, I needed a table that would complement my formal dining room. Leah Groth/Business Insider In just two...

Everest region bans single-use plastic

Discarded climbing equipment and rubbish is seen scattered around Camp 4 of Mount Everest on May 21, 2018. ― AFP pic   KATHMANDU, Aug 24 ―...

César Pelli, Argentine architect behind Malaysia’s Petronas Twin Towers, dies aged 92

Argentinian designer Cesar Pelli, who designed the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, has died at the age of 92. — Reuters pic   BUENOS AIRES, July 20...

Quirky Australia flying contest makes big splash with DIY devices

A competitor prepares to jump into the Yarra River with her homemade flying device during the annual Birdman Rally at the Moomba Festival in...

Australian researchers test shark-bite resistant wetsuit

(File pix) Photo shows a diver. An Australian university is testing new materials designed to lessen the impact of shark bites, researchers said Tuesday,...
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Trump threatens White House protesters with ‘vicious dogs and most ominous weapons’

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Black Lives Matter protesters take to the streets of London

Black Lives Matter protesters with signs demanding 'abolish the police' and claiming 'riot is the language of the unheard' gather in London and promise...

S’poreans, 21 & above, getting 2nd S$300-S$600 payout in June 2020

All Singaporeans aged 21 and above this year would have received a one-off Solidarity Payment of S$600 in cash in April 2020. This amount constitutes...

How much money does the world owe China?

China has been rapidly rolling out its Belt and Road Initiative to build new roads, ports and rail lines in mostly developing nations, extending...

Jon Jones asks for release from the UFC

Image via YouTube UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has asked UFC president Dana White to release him following failed negotiations for a Francis Ngannou...