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  • Hi-tech glasses offer alternative to bifocals

    Prescription lenses that can change focus from far to near and back again have been developed in Japan by TouchFocus. When a sensor on the frame is activated the liquid crystals set into the lower half of the glasses change positions, altering the ...

    BBC 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • When women got pills for hysteria and advice to keep vaginas clean

    A new exhibition by the Royal College of Nursing showcases a series of strange, sometimes disturbing objects used in women's healthcare. From pink pills to help women with so-called hysteria, to vaginal douches to keep them "clean", the historical ...

    BBC 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • 8 things your mucus says about your health

    Mucus protects our body by trapping bacteria and particles. The color and texture of your mucus can give clues about your overall health. 1. If your mucus is gray or black… (Reuters) …you likely inhaled dark-colored particles, like smoke from a fire ...

    Fox News 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Rihanna declina de cantar en el Super Bowl

    Una fuente no identificada dijo a Entertainment Tonight que la NFL mantuvo discusiones tempranas tanto con Rihanna como con la cantante Pink sobre el show del entretiempo, pero que ambas siguieron adelante. Esa fuente dijo que el tema de Kaepernick ...

    El universal 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Brown, Arzani, Benkovic, Leicester, Griffiths, Ferguson, Gascoigne, Hibs, Morton

    Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers insists he will not stand in midfielder Scott Brown's way if his 33-year-old captain wants to leave for ambitious Australian newcomers Western Melbourne. (Daily Mail). Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says that Scott Brown, ...

    BBC 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

    Peyton Manning jokes about Drew Brees breaking all-time passing yards record: 'I have nothing left to look forward to' Fox News Sports · In Arizona Senate race, McSally continues gaining ground after a boost from Kavanaugh hearings Fox News Politics.

    Fox News 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Alternative Miss World contest

    It's outing number 14 this weekend for Andrew Logan's unclassifiable extravaganza the Alternative Miss World contest. The first event in 1972 was at his flat in London. This weekend it returns to the stage at Shakespeare's Globe theatre. The contest is ...

    BBC 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Fake moon: Could China really light up the night sky?

    A Chinese company has announced ambitious plans to put a "fake moon" into space to brighten the night sky. According to the People's Daily state newspaper, officials at a private aerospace institute in Chengdu want to launch this "illumination ...

    BBC 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Australia government suffers Wentworth by-election defeat

    Australia's governing coalition has lost its one-seat parliamentary majority after a by-election in Sydney. Kerryn Phelps, a local doctor and popular independent candidate, comfortably won the Wentworth seat. "This win tonight should signal a return of ...

    BBC 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Mohammed Dewji: Kidnapped billionaire 'home safely'

    The businessman, known locally as Mo, thanked Tanzania's police "and everyone around the world for their prayers". It is not clear how Mr Dewji, 43, was freed or whether a ransom was paid. Forbes places Mr Dewji's net worth at around $1.5bn (£980m), ...

    BBC 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • US poised to pull out of nuclear arms treaty with Moscow: source

    An administration official confirmed on Friday that during his meetings next week with Russian officials, National Security Adviser John Bolton will inform Russia that the U.S. intends to pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Treaty, also known as ...

    Fox News 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Newt Gingrich: The caravan is an attack on America -- Stop the caravan now

    I strongly favor legal immigration. I am happy that America remains the most welcoming country in the world for legal immigrants. According to Pew Research, in 2015 there were a little more than 30 million legal immigrants in the U.S. This is higher ...

    Fox News 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Cinépolis llega a Indonesia de la mano con Cinemaxx

    “Grupo Lippo, el grupo líder en servicios al consumidor en Indonesia, y su subsidiaria PT Cinemaxx Global Pasifik (Cinemaxx), han establecido una sociedad estratégica con Cinépolis, la segunda cadena de cines más grande del mundo en término de ...

    El universal 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Germán se adentra en la novela

    Desde que saltó a la popularidad en 2011 como influencer, el joven chileno se ha convertido en el segundo youtuber con más seguidores a nivel global, lo cual le permitió que en los siguientes años formara su agrupación musical con la cual ha lanzado ...

    El universal 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Fitch cambia a negativa perspectiva de Pemex

    La agencia ratificó ayer las notas crediticias global y nacional de la petrolera mexicana en “BBB+” y “AAA (mex)”. Sin embargo, advirtió sobre los riesgos ante un cambio en su plan de negocios. “La revisión a negativo desde estable refleja la creciente ...

    El universal 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Huddersfield grooming: Twenty guilty of campaign of rape and abuse

    Twenty men have been found guilty of being part of a grooming gang that raped and abused girls as young as 11 in Huddersfield. The men were convicted of more than 120 offences against 15 girls. Victims were plied with drink and drugs and then "used and ...

    BBC 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • Ethiopia's massive new dam threatens Egypt's Nile River

    The weather is another key factor. "If there's an alignment between the filling and a drought, then even a slow fill could be problematic," says Wheeler. Calculations are complex because the variables are open to negotiation. "Ethiopia focuses on ...

    CNN 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • Pregnant postal worker missing for over 2 weeks

    Kierra Coles, a US Postal Service mail carrier, was last seen October 2, apparently dressed for work. Then she vanished. Source: CNN · CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. United Shades of America. hln inside evil trailer_00013507.jpg ...

    CNN 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • Victims IDed as Hurricane Michael recovery effort drags on

    FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, Joy Hutchinson, left, is comforted by her daughter Jessica Hutchinson, as she returns to find her home swept away from hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla. The tropical weather that turned into monster ...

    Fox News 1 day, 20 hours ago
  • ESA underpayment: Who is entitled to backdated benefits?

    "I received a letter a couple of weeks ago which said I was owed money," he said. "My worry is that I will move on to universal credit some time next year and they might take money away from me. "It feels like they are giving with one hand and taking ...

    BBC 1 day, 20 hours ago