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'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours

The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed<p>Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works.<p>…

Maria Sharapova's grunts reignite Wimbledon row over noise on court

Russian shrieks her way to the semi-finals, annoying viewers in the process<p>Maria Sharapova shrieked her way to the Wimbledon semi-finals but spectators said the <b>excessive noise</b> was so distracting it had spolit their enjoyment of the match.<p>The former champion <b>beat unseeded American Coco Vandeweghe</b> in …

Tennis

15 Most Luxurious Hotel Swimming Pools in the World Photos

After a long day of traveling or sightseeing, there’s nothing like a refreshing dip in the pool. If you’re looking to make a splash on your next vacation, we’ve rounded up the most exquisite pools from five-star hotels around the world. With gorgeous designs and indulgent features, these luxurious …

National Parks

Google engineer apologizes after Photos app tags two black people as gorillas

Google came under fire this week after its new Photos app categorized photos in one of the most racist ways possible. On June 28th, computer programmer Jacky Alciné found that the feature kept tagging pictures of him and his girlfriend as "gorillas." He tweeted at Google asking what kind of sample …

An IBM engineer quit to become an Instagram star — these 29 photos prove it was a good idea

But his biggest passion was always photography, and after he saw his Instagram followers grow past 100,000, he quit his IBM job.<p>Now Roos is one of the most popular Instagram photographers, with more than 433,000 followers. Some of the world's biggest brands, including Samsung and Sony, reach out to …

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NEWS admin - May 22, 2018<p>The Nigeria Defence Headquarters has launched a new offensive known as operation whirls stroke to flush out criminal gangs …

Man confesses to killing girlfriend and impersonating her for two weeks

A Korean man brutally murdered his girlfriend and buried her body in a suitcase covered after police ignored reports of domestic violence<p>The charged, identified only as Mr Lee according to Korean law, violently murdered his girlfriend in a ‘fit of anger’, a year after she reported him to local …

Seoul hospital watched amid fear of Mers spread, while three suspected cases in Hong Kong come back negative

South Korea yesterday said it was closely monitoring a hospital in eastern Seoul over fears hundreds of people may have been exposed to the deadly …

The day my dog was cooked for dinner

<b>This week about 10,000 dogs and a number of cats were killed at an annual dog-meat festival in south-western China, to celebrate the longest day of the year. For the BBC's Juliana Liu it was a reminder of one of the most traumatic days of her childhood, in the Chinese city of Changsha.</b><p>When I was …

CNN mistakes sex toy flag for Islamic State banner

Flag mocking Islamic extremists, featuring white silhouettes of sex toys on a black background, is mistaken for the real thing at London gay pride event<p>To the casual observer, the black flag with unfamiliar white symbols looked out of place among the colourful outfits and banners at <b>London's gay</b> …

Osama Bin Laden

Hong Kong's richest man retired at 89 years old — here's his incredible rags-to-riches life story

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing announced on Friday that he would be retiring from running CK Hutchison Holdings and CK Asset Holdings, the two massive conglomerates that he built in Asia's most famous rags-to-riches story.<p>While he is no longer the richest man in Asia, the 89-year-old still ranks …