Valentines around the world

Valentine’s Day is not really a Turkish tradition; however, in the last twenty years it has made an appearance as the result of the...

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day 2017

Millions of Red Cross and Red Crescent staff around the world reach more than 160 million people every year providing a diverse and innovative...

Smoking may be permanently damaging your DNA, says study

Tobacco smoke leaves its mark on DNA by changing a chemical code on the DNA molecule that can sometimes change gene activity, according to...

Earth at its warmest since 120,000 years, report says

A new study paints a picture of an Earth that is warmer than it has been in about 120,000 years, and is locked into...

Perseid Meteor Shower 2017

The Perseid Meteor Shower, usually the best meteor shower of the year, will peak late next week and if you are lucky you will...

Study: Facebook usage prolongs users’ lifespan

Facebook use might help live longer, says a study published earlier this week. The study compared 12 million Facebook profiles of users aged 27 to...

New mobile app scans food for chemicals

Organic or toxic? This is what a new application developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF in Magdeburg can determine....

Compulsive shopping addiction as bad as drug abuse

Omniomania, compulsive shopping, commonly referred to as shopping addiction, is presumably the most innocent type of addiction, but experts warn that compulsive shopping may...

Comet heading for the sun

A comet is heading for a close encounter with the sun later this month, and if it is not vaporized or torn...

June was 14th straight record hot month, with global average of 16.4 degrees Celsius

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that globally, June was the 14th straight record hot month. NOAA Tuesday also warned about excessive heat for...

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