The Ugandan government said the president has signed into law sweeping and controversial anti-pornography legislation that outlaws miniskirts and other types of revealing clothing. Full story here.
Newspaper record chronicling how a boy of four was save from drowning has appeared in a German archive. The boy who researchers believe might have been Adolf Hitler –plucked from the freezing waters of the River Inn in Passau, Germany in January 1894. See more interesting facts at cellular country reviews.
Contagious yawning as it is known, is when one person yawns after seeing, or hearing, another person yawning. Strange but true! Did you yawn while reading this?
Violet Constance Jessop was an ocean liner stewardess and nurse who is known for surviving the disastrous sinkings of both the RMS Titanic and her sister ship, the HMHS Britannic, in 1912 and 1916 respectively. In addition, she had been on board the RMS Olympic, the third sister ship, when it collided with a British warship in 1911. Wiki
Strange experiment of a child and a chimp. Project Nim, a recent documentary, popularized the story of a scientist who raised a newborn baby and a newborn chimpanzee together in the 1970s, looking for similarities, but this was not the first time such an experiment was attempted. –Gizmodo
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Gamophobia (prounced ‘ga-me-PHO-bia’, from the Greek ‘gamo’ meaning ‘marriage’) is the fear of getting married, being in a relationship, or commitment. A person who has gamophobia may like or love a person, but when he or she finds out about that person liking them back and attempting to be together, there is a possibility that their affection would change to hate. –Wikipedia