A recent research shows that there is a significant increase in the use of online dating services, especially via mobile dating apps. There are also significant increases in two particular age groups, which is young adults and older adults between the age of 55-64 years old. Personal safety remains a major issue for online daters, but most still believe that the method is more efficient and help them find a better match.
Zimbabwe suffers a massive disaster in the form of drought which has hit immensely on the entire country. The Vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa has appealed for $1.5bn aid from the local businesses and charities to save more than a quarter of his population from extreme water scarcity.
Hoverboard blamed for destroying a $1 million worth home that fumed to ashes in Tennessee. The incident took place in the evening on 9th January, 2016. The fire destroyed the 4000 plus square foot home.
The U.S. officials warned citizens of drug traffickers’ new modus operandi. Senior citizens were targeted in the scheme that deceives them to travel with disguised drugs and meet with people overseas, unknowingly delivering the drugs. The victims were recruited via social media, cyber-begging and telemarketing fraud.
A startup focusing in the student accommodation markets just received $60 million from high-profile firms and individuals, led by VY Capital. Student.com will use the funds to expand its presence and service in the promising markets of international students accommodation. For now, most of Student.com's bookings came from Asia-based students.
Some states in Australia already legalized medicinal marijuana regionally, but the new bill will allow marijuana to be cultivated and consumed for medical purposes across the country. The bill is highly likely to become a law because it has received huge supports from the authorities and citizens.
There is a ranking released by the financial information company Sageworks, which lists 15 businesses that are considered as the most profitable. These businesses are proven to gain more revenues compared to the others, and are good recommendations for new beginners.
Facebook deleted medical marijuana hopepages on Tuesday, without any prior warning. People that relied on the site for updates on the cannibis for medicinal purposes are said to have been greatly affected by the social media giant's initiative.
New York's first micro-units apartment building will be launched in March. Smaller apartments are getting more popular as a living alternative because of the lower cost. New York City ranked second in a list of cities with the highest rents.
The loss is combined from its corporate service unit and its three refineries. The total annual loss was consistent with the company's continuing monthly loss over the past year. Nigeria, as Africa's biggest economy and largest oil producer, has been greatly suffered the oil prices fall.
Palestinian-American entrepreneur Zahi Khouri teamed up with Palestinian investors to build a Coca-Cola manufacturing plant in the Gaza Strip. This new factory would provide direct jobs for 250 people and indirectly support 1,000 local families. This move is one of the first and most significant economic development in Gaza after the end of the war in 2014.
Reports show that 73 percent women were joining the workforce in 2014, compared to 63 percent in 2005. The rise has also pulled the overall employment rates up for Germany at 78 percent. German's employment rate is growing faster than any other EU country, although the record remains to be held by Sweden.
The Five app was first released in 2015 as a playful app to communicate with custom hand signs. Mach, an 18-year-old high school student, didn't realize that the app could be very useful to facilitate communications between people with loss of hearing until they contacted them to thank him. Then he reached out to raise money to improve the app for a better use.
Levi's 5012 jeans were very famous and highly demanded globally in 1990s. They were so popular and expensive that they could be traded for heroin in Mexico at that time. These apparels were also a sign of wealth and success.
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles developed a non-invasive electric patch to treat the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The electric patch uses trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS) technique to stimulate the nucleus tractus solitaries to produce pain killer compounds in the brain.
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