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TOKYO: The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.Misao Okawa died of heart failure and stopped breathing as relatives and nursing home...
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In search of cancer cure, with a smartphone game

LONDON: Gaming enthusiasts across the world can from Tuesday join the search for cancer cures with a citizen science project using a smartphone game to help researchers analyze vast volumes of genetic



Rise of the plus size

Hanane Fathallah, a plus size fashion blogger residing in Jeddah is raising awareness about the plus size fashion movement.



The lemon detox diet: A quick weight loss plan

The lemon detox has been around for more than half a century but renewed interest has been generated in the diet program after the internationally celebrated American singer, song writer and actress B




Her music sends out a message of universalism...

As an artist one can do many good things to make this world a better place. Artists have the magic key to illuminate the positive aspects of an otherwise drab and dreary existence.



Book Review: Maximum willpower

We all realize the importance of willpower, the ability to control our emotions and desires. And yet, most of us blame the very lack of willpower for our shortcomings and failures.



Pacific castaway says dreams of family, food sustained him

A castaway who says he survived 13 months adrift in the Pacific said Tuesday he thought about suicide but was sustained by dreams of eating his favorite food — tortillas — and reuniting with his famil




Hunters on stakeout for ‘hungry’ man-eater

As he trains his .458 Winchester Magnum rifle on a tethered goat he is using as bait, tiger-hunter Nawab Shafat Ali Khan whispers that it is only a matter of time before his real prey reappears.



Wary N. Korea struggles to stay afloat in info age

It’s late afternoon at the e-library in North Korea’s Kim Il Sung University, where row after row of smartly dressed students sit quietly, their faces bathed in the glow of computer displays as they s

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