Category Archives: Human Interest

27Feb/20

AFRICAN WRITERS TRUST ANNOUNCES THE SHORTLIST FOR THE PUBLISHING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2020

AFRICAN LITERARY NEWSANNOUNCEMENT AWT PUBLISHING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
AFRICAN WRITERS TRUST ANNOUNCES THE SHORTLIST FOR THE PUBLISHING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2020. Continue reading

24Oct/17

Note with Einstein’s theory on life auctioned for $1.3 million

JERUSALEM (OCTOBER 24, 2017) (REUTERS) – Strapped for cash in a Tokyo hotel, Albert Einstein wrote a few words of wisdom about life on a hotel notepad and handed it to the bellboy instead of a tip. The physicist’s formula for happy living fetched $1.3 million on Tuesday (October 24), a Jerusalem auction house said. Continue reading

21Oct/17

Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late king

BANGKOK, THAILAND (OCTOBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed on Saturday (October 21) for the funeral procession of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Egyptian boy performs shocking ‘superhuman’ stunts

ASSIOUT, EGYPT (REUTERS) – A group of awe-struck spectators gathered in their small village in Egypt’s city of Assiout to witness a local child perform extraordinary stunts. Continue reading

31Aug/17

Paris opens its first nudist park

PARIS, FRANCE (AUGUST 31, 2017) (REUTERS) – Paris opened its first nudist space on Thursday (August 31) in the Bois de Vincennes park in the east of the capital.
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15Aug/17

Feline fans celebrate all things kitty at CatCon convention

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – Thousands of cat enthusiasts gathered on Sunday (August 13) for the third annual CatCon convention, a celebration of all things feline. Continue reading