Turkey's Erdogan calls on world's Muslims to back Palestinians in Gaza

Turkey's Erdogan calls on world's Muslims to back Palestinians in Gaza

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would raise the violence in Gaza at the United Nations General Assembly, after dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli security forces this week. Leaders and representatives of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states pose for a group photo during an […]

The World's First Drug to Prevent Migraines Has Just Been Approved, and It's Pricey

The World's First Drug to Prevent Migraines Has Just Been Approved, and It's Pricey

Photo: strecosa (Pixabay) On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug explicitly developed to prevent migraines. But while the drug may signal a new wave of effective treatments for this debilitating—yet often ignored and dismissed—medical condition, there are still questions as to how many migraine sufferers will actually be able to afford […]

Wisconsin Man Eats 30000th Big Mac, Breaking World Record

Wisconsin Man Eats 30000th Big Mac, Breaking World Record

Longtime McDonald’s fan Don Gorske entered the Guinness Book Of World Records after eating his 30,000th Big Mac, calling the hamburger sandwich “the best food I’ve ever had.” What do you think? “Wait, are we supposed to be publicizing the amount of times we go to McDonald’s?” Liz Pryderi • Mannequin Designer “For me, eating […]

Lucy Kellaway grills the world's 'best teacher'

Lucy Kellaway grills the world's 'best teacher'

Andria Zafirakou doesn’t do lunch. Instead, she stands in a playground at Alperton Community School in north London, where she has been an art teacher for 12 years, eating a sandwich and discouraging 1,400 pupils from doing anything nasty to each other. I don’t do lunch for a similar reason — because in my new […]

East Tennessee fisherman may have caught world record crappie

East Tennessee fisherman may have caught world record crappie

PHILADELPHIA, Tenn. (WATE) – Pending DNA confirmation, a fisherman in Loudon County may have caught a new state and world record black crappie, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. Lionel “Jam” Ferguson, from Philadelphia, Tennessee, caught the fish in a pond on Tuesday. The fish weighs 5 lbs. 7.68 oz., breaking a state record […]

One-third of the world's nature reserves are under threat from humans

One-third of the world's nature reserves are under threat from humans

In the 146 years since Yellowstone National Park in the northwestern United States became the world’s first protected area, nations around the world have created more than 200,000 terrestrial nature reserves. Together they cover more than 20 million km², or almost 15% of the planet’s land surface – an area bigger than South America. Governments […]

Threats Loom Over Global Food Trade

Threats Loom Over Global Food Trade

A time-lapse sequence from the deck of the “Ebba Maersk” container ship operated by A.P. Moeller-Maersk AS during its southbound passage through the Suez Canal in Egypt. Photography by Bloomberg Threats Loom Over Global Food Trade The ability of global trade to feed the world is one of the great success stories of the past […]

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