Japan's Misao Okawa, then 114, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, unseen, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan. (AP)
LOS ANGELES: It started on June 11, 2002, with a couple of unfamiliar hosts posing in an empty theater and making an overblown declaration to TV viewers.
The International Medical Center (IMC) hosted the 4th ECHO Conference, featuring a group of renowned cardiologists.
RIYADH: A female Saudi artist with a visual disability has stunned people attending an exhibition here with the display of several paintings, including one which sold for SR8,000.
TOKYO: A team of Japanese scientists have met the criteria for naming a new element, the synthetic highly radioactive element 113, more than a dozen years after they began working to create it.
Professors at Lake Superior State University (LSSU) in the United States first came up with list of words and phrases that people love to hate at a New Year’s Eve party in 1975.
JERUSALEM: Israel’s education ministry has disqualified a book depicting a love story between an Israeli and a Palestinian from school curriculums, prompting an outcry from cultural figures.
KUALA LUMPUR: At Malaysian e-cigarette outlet Vape Empire, customers kick back and puff out thick, aromatic clouds of vapor in funky flavors like Horny Mango and Creamy Suckerz’ Banana Anna.
STOCKHOLM: In what’s become a Christmas tradition to some Swedes, a giant decorative goat made of straw was set ablaze early Sunday and police arrested a 25-year-old man suspected of arson.
People with addiction have problems in controlling their drug taking behavior.
LONDON: Anyone can dial a wrong number, but it’s not often done from outer space.
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