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Life, More features, 14 May 2018

Runaway buffaloes lifted off highway using crane by German police

The buffalo, including two calves, escaped from a field Sunday night and walked onto the A3 highway near Leverkusen.

14 May 2018 9:00 PM

Startup claims that it can make animals younger and will move on to humans soon

They are building on previous experiments that showed how changing to genes in flies can double their life span.

14 May 2018 7:19 PM

Man wins 2 million dollar lotteries within a week in Australia

Lottery organisers could not estimate the likelihood of winning twice in a week, but the odds of winning once are one in 1.845 million.

14 May 2018 6:37 PM

Space beer bottle could take alcohol out of this world

However, at present there are strict limits on alcohol consumption in space.

14 May 2018 5:24 PM

Gene editing can make 'chocolate trees' disease resistant

Reliable productivity from cacao plants is essential to the multibillion-dollar chocolate industry.

14 May 2018 5:21 PM


Australian wins lottery twice in a week

Lottery organisers could not estimate the likelihood of winning twice in a week, but the odds of winning once are one in 1.845 million.

14 May 2018 5:06 PM

Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid CBD boom

CBD is popping up in everything from cosmetics to chocolate bars to bottled water to pet treats.

14 May 2018 4:57 PM

Friends fan theory: Here's why Ross and Monica had to be siblings

Fans have been going wild for suggestion that Ross and Monica had to be siblings otherwise everyone would have sided with Carol in divorce.

14 May 2018 4:36 PM

Kerala man gets calls from strangers asking about wife's name as wedding card goes viral

The man has been getting hundreds of calls by people asking about his wife’s unusual name after the card went viral on WhatsApp.

14 May 2018 4:18 PM

Sea slugs can shed light for perpetual green energy

Sea slug is a marine invertebrate with varying levels of resemblance to terrestrial slugs.

14 May 2018 3:53 PM


Meghan, Harry’s wedding feast will not be seated affair

Guests will be standing up in St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle when they are served ‘mini main courses’ made by Queen’s kitchen staff.

14 May 2018 2:27 PM

Mother shoots gunman attempting to rob parents outside school

Sao Paolo governor Marcio Franca visited military police officer Katia, 42, at her station on Sunday to thank her for her bravery.

14 May 2018 12:31 PM

Sanskrit: Language of Gods gets its first film book

The movie 'Priyamanasam', had already been screened in over 300 film festivals in various countries.

14 May 2018 12:10 PM

World’s oldest tortoise is still having sex daily

According to Vet Joe Hollins, the reptile has a tremendous libido, and enjoys having sex especially when the sun is out.

14 May 2018 11:13 AM

MH370 experts convinced they finally know what happened to missing plane

It has been four years since MH370 disappeared, carrying 239 passengers onboard en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.

14 May 2018 10:27 AM


UK Queen gives formal consent to roya wedding

The 92-year-old queen gave her blessing for the marriage in accordance with the 2013 Succession to the Crown Act.

14 May 2018 8:50 AM

London gets its first female Bishop

Sarah Mullally was installed as the 133rd Bishop of London at St. Paul's Cathedral on International Nurses Day.

14 May 2018 8:26 AM

Dog gets reuinted with family four years after running away

Michigan man gets call from microchip company telling him family dog has been found 100 miles away from where she disappeared 4 years ago.

14 May 2018 8:03 AM

More Trees? Yes, Please

While the target for this year is a one-lakh trees, Green Yatra has a bigger goal — to plant 10 crore trees by 2025.

14 May 2018 3:41 AM

Has Twitter lost the profanity plot?

The social networking site seems to turn a blind eye to offensive matter, while innocent users get the boot.

14 May 2018 12:09 AM