Umer Kiayani

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Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

Australian and UK alcohol industry lobbyists are hijacking policy – study

Industry lobbyists are hijacking government alcohol policy reform discussions and hampering efforts in Australia and the UK to curb drinking rates, health experts say.<p>Despite alcohol consumption being the leading cause of death and disability globally, the alcohol industry wields a significant …

Here’s Why Your Instagram Follower Count Is About To Drop

As it hits 300 million users, Instagram is getting more aggressive about weeding out those sexy spambots.<p>Do not be alarmed. Your follower count on Instagram is probably about to take a dip, but it’s not because your #selfies aren’t #cute anymore, or because your latest #fashion finds are no bueno. …

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Airstrikes mark shift in coalition focus to ISIS 'capital'

The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria has stepped up its attacks on the militant Islamist group's de facto capital, with 30 airstrikes targeting Raqqa overnight, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday.<p>Separately, another opposition activist group based in Raqqa …

How the UK became a nation of lager drinkers

For years, British pub-goers were wedded to their UK-brewed ales and bitters. How did the likes of Heineken turn us all into European lager drinkers, asks Barbara Smit<p>For many years the British did not care for lager at all.<p>Insular in their drinking habits, they still mostly drank UK-brewed ales …