Jenson Button: ‘Engineering skill beats natural talent’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jenson Button wants to reverse an international shortage of recruits into engineering Jenson Button may be a Formula One world champion, but a lack of engineering skills nearly ended his career in its infancy. The racing driver admits he faced a steep learning curve as his technical knowledge left […]

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Rose gold: The fashion trend that just won’t go away

Image copyright Stella Lunardy Couture Image caption Why are shoppers so obsessed with rose gold? Walk along a fashionable street, from London to Jakarta, and you’re likely to see passers-by wearing at least one item of rose gold clothing, or carrying a rose gold bag or accessory. The colour, an unusual shade of pink, seems […]

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Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service

Image copyright Google Image caption Google Shopping ads appear at the top of many search result pages Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results. The amount is the […]

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Biggest losers: Who shed followers in the Twitter detox?

In their latest effort to clean the social media platform, Twitter started deleting locked accounts, leaving several celebrities with millions of fewer followers. The company explained that most locked accounts were created by real people, but were locked because Twitter couldn’t confirm if the original person who created the account still had control of it […]

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Brazilian plastic surgeon ‘Dr Bumbum’ on run after patient dies

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Dr Denis Furtado has nearly 650,000 followers on Instagram A celebrity Brazilian plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum has gone on the run after a woman died following injections he gave her to enlarge her bottom. Investigators say Dr Denis Furtado carried out the procedure on Lilian Calixto at his […]

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New Study Casts Doubt on the Shroud of Turin, Here’s Why

A new scientific study on the Shroud of Turin is questioning the claims that the shroud could have been the burial cloth of Jesus Christ. The study, published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences, essentially states that all the evidence from the shroud indicates the person who was wrapped with the cloth was standing up […]

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