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An Italian man who was serving 30 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend was recently released from prison because judges ruled that prison food didn’t allow him to go on a diet behind bars. In 2017, Dimitri Fricano was arrested for killing his girlfriend, Erika, during a heated argument, while they were vacationing in Sardinia. He originally told police that robbers had attacked and killed his partner, but as investigators found more and more holes in his story, he eventually admitted that he had been the one to stab her 57 times. Apparently, she had scolded him for leaving…
The man was working through the night to inspect machine in South Korea He was apparently pushed against a conveyer belt and crushed by the robot A man was crushed to death by a robot in South Korea after it failed to differentiate him from a box of vegetables. The victim, a robotics company worker in his 40s, was inspecting the machine's sensor at a distribution centre for agricultural produce in South Gyeongsang in the early hours of Wednesday. The machine, which was lifting boxes of peppers onto a pallet, grabbed the man with its arm and pushed him against…
Mai Watanabe, a young self-proclaimed dating scammer, was arrested for selling how-to guides on defrauding ‘sugar daddies’ through paid dating. 25-year-old Watanabe, who hails from Nagoya, Japan, was arrested in August for selling a number of dating scam manuals to her social media followers. featuring titles like ‘Textbook for Sugar Babies: The Right Profile and Magical Words to Make Men Pay,’ these books went into great detail about the right way to approach vulnerable middle-aged men and get as much money from them as possible. One of these controversial guidebooks taught readers to tell their sugar daddies that they had…
A 40-year-old garbage collector in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi tragically lost his life after being shot by a loaded gun that had been thrown away in a plastic garbage bag. Imagine living in a place where gun crime is so high that people casually throw loaded firearms in garbage cans where they can literally kill garbage collectors. One such incident took place on October 16, near the Rioverde town hall, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. A group of garbage collectors was doing their jobs when tragedy struck. One of the men was calmly picking up garbage bags…
Saturday, 21 October 2023 04:41

Scientists discover world’s darkest river

Ruki, a tributary of the Congo River, has recently been dubbed the darkest river in the world, with water so dark that you can’t even see your face in front of you. In what is considered the first-ever scientific study of the African river, scientists concluded that the dark-colored water is caused by the high levels of dissolved organic matter from the surrounding rainforest. Scientists found that the color is caused by carbon-rich compounds leached out of rotting plant matter and washed into the Ruki River by rainwater and floods. Travis Drake, lead author of the recently published study, said…
The Omnivision OVM6948 CameraCubeChip® holds the record for the world’s smallest commercially available camera. It measures 0.65 mm x 0.65 mm, with a z‑height of just 1.158 mm. Developed by Omnivision, a global technology company specializing in innovative advanced digital imaging, analog, and touch & display solutions for multiple applications across several industries, the CameraCubeChip® is based on the tiny OVM6948 sensor, which claimed the Guinness Record for the world’s smallest commercially available image sensor. It can be mounted on various medical instruments, including disposable guidewires, endoscopes, and catheters with diameters as small as 1.0 mm. Its impressively small size…
A Chinese woman has been charged with fraud after it was revealed that she was employed by 16 different companies at the same time, but she never really showed up for work at any of them. The woman, identified as Guan Yue (pseudonym) by Chinese media, had reportedly been juggling over a dozen employers and collecting paychecks for at least three years, without actually getting any work done for any of them. She and her husband, who is also a suspect in this case, allegedly kept a very tight record of employers, her exact role at each company, the date…
A Russian man who had spent the last 22 years of his life in a penal colony for serious crimes, recently escaped on the very day he was supposed to be released. According to the SHOT Telegram channel, Kamoljon Kalonov had been serving a lengthy 22-year-sentence for a double murder, theft, and possession of weapons, ammunition, explosives, and explosive devices, but he was supposed to be released from the IK-19 penal colony in the village of Markova near Irkutsk last week. However, the regional department of the Federal Penitentiary Service told RIA Novosti that on the morning of his release…
A UK father of four became convinced his loyal wife of three years was cheating on him — but it turns out his paranoia was a symptom of a deadly brain tumor. Andy Hampton, 54, not only became distant from his wife, Gemma, 37, he also showed an uncharacteristic lack of interest in his family and became forgetful. “Shortly after having Henley, I noticed huge changes in Andy’s personality,” Gemma told SWNS about their son, who was born in May 2022. “I would ask Andy to change Henley’s [diaper], to which he would say he had a headache and I…
A Kentucky oncologist who studied nearly 5,000 near-death experience cases over the last 37 years, claims that he has come to believe that “there’s certainly an afterlife”. Jeffrey Long was an oncology resident when he first came across an article describing a near-death experience. He was studying how to best treat cancer using radiation at a library when he came across this fascinating case that ended up changing his life. Up to that point, he had been taught that people were either alive or dead, but here was this cardiologist describing the incredible experience of a patient who had died…
May 24, 2024

Younger workers are rejecting assignments. Here's why

If you want to attract – and retain – younger workers, pay attention to their…
May 22, 2024

Northern leaders slam Tinubu, say govt policies responsible of increasing misery, unemployment in Nigeria

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has criticized policies implemented by President Bola Tinubu's administration, attributing…
May 26, 2024

How to talk to people: 3 ways to stop the cycle of negative self-talk

Negative self-talk, or the experience of your inner monologue being hyper-critical, can erode your confidence.…
May 25, 2024

Wanted criminal pretends to be deaf and dumb for 20 years to avoid prison

A Chinese man wanted for murder managed to avoid police detection for over 20 years…
May 22, 2024

Gunmen kill 40 in fresh attacks on Plateau communities

At least 40 people were killed and many others wounded in an attack by gunmen…
May 26, 2024

What to know after Day 822 of Russia-Ukraine war

RUSSIAN PERSPECTIVE We must stay a step ahead of the enemy – Putin Russia “must…
May 19, 2024

Scientists develop device that can detect when someone is sarcastic

Experts have developed a device that can detect when someone is sarcastic It works by…
April 30, 2024

Finidi George is new Head Coach for Super Eagles

Former Nigerian winger Finidi George has been appointed as the head coach of the national…

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