Most venomous plants on Earth

BBC In 2014, a gardener on a country estate in the UK mysteriously died of multiple organ failure. The cause of his death remains unclear, but an inquest heard evidence suggesting he had been killed by a popular…

Language is Losing its Potency!

A lot More than just words.  The Oxford Dictionaries word of the year for 2015 is . It is an emoji. The reaction to this news has varied from  (it is the death of language!) to  (it is a lame publicity stunt). Emojis are not words.…

9 Things You Can Do To Be Happier

The Independent 1. List five things for which you are grateful – whether big things or small "For example I live in a country where there’s easy access to clean, running water; I can read and write; it was good to see the shop…

The best photographs of 2015

The Guardian Blood moon eclipses, volcano eruptions, Usain Bolt’s Segway crash and Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover ... photographers explain how they got their shots: Remains of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 Dean…

Steve Harvey turns mistakes to jokes

NBC News If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Steve Harvey had a laugh over his famous beauty pageant mix-up Friday when he wished everyone a Merry … Easter. The tweet — accompanied by a picture of the comedian and talk…

Algerian filmmaker participates in Israeli film festival

Al-Araby al-Jadeed Algerian filmmaker Merzak Allouache has been left in outrage after the Algerian culture ministry threatened to retract his film grant if he did not withdraw his film Madame Courage from the Haifa International Film…

The Son by Philipp Meyer – review

In his 2001 memoir, Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen, Larry McMurtry offers a succinct, yet highly poignant, account of the inherent tragedy of Texan culture, culminating in the observation that "the first explorers, marvelling at the…

Yousra pushes for politics at ‘Rotana’ Ramadan dinner

Production company ‘Rotana’s Ramadan feast was surely one we wouldn’t have wanted to miss with hot celebrities and press all in attendance. During the feast, Egyptian controversial director Enas Al Dughaidi and actress Nabila Obeid…

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