Stroke victim wakes speaking fluent Welsh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Alun Morgan, 81, was evacuated to Wales during the Second World War but left 70 years ago. During his time there he was surrounded by Welsh more…

Was there once a church in Mecca?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) The commandment "Make yourself no graven image" has long been strictly followed in the Arab world. There are very few statues of the caliphs and ancient more…

Eat, drink, be nice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) It's dinnertime, and 6-year-old Joaquin Hurtado is staying in his seat. He hasn't stood up, run around the table or wrestled with his little brother. more…

Shark tank bursts at mall, shoppers flee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (YNetNews) When a 33-ton shark tank suddenly exploded last week in along busy Shanghai pedestrian shopping mall, it happened so quickly that not even one camera-happy bystander was more…

Mathematician's century-old secrets unlocked

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) While on his death bed, the brilliant Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan cryptically wrote down functions he said came to him in dreams, with a hunch about how more…