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  • About 1 in 4 Japanese Adults in Their 20s and 30s is a Virgin

     

    Source: cnn.comJapanese adults have their first heterosexual sexual experiences later than their counterparts in the United States and the UK, according to a new study.Public health experts at the University of Tokyo found that sexual inexperience was on the rise in the country, with the percentage of women aged 18 to 39 who'd never had sex rising to 24.6% in 2015 from 21.7% in 1992.The change was greater for men of the same age, with 25.8% virgins in 2015, up from 20% in 1992.Sexual inexper

  • Iran Designates United States Military Forces as Terrorist Group

     

    Source: msn.comIran warned on Monday that Washington's designation of its elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization could endanger peace and stability in the Middle East and beyond, state TV reported. Tehran also took retaliatory action by naming the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) as a terrorist organization and the U.S. government as a sponsor of terror.This unwise and illegal measure is a major threat to regional and international stability and peace ...

  • Autopsy of Woman 99, Reveals Her Organs Were on the Wrong Side

     

    Source: newsweek.com99-year-old woman who died not knowing that her organs grew on the wrong side of her body was thought to be the oldest person to survive with this rare congenital condition.Rose Marie Bentley, from the rural town of Molalla, Oregon, was born with situs inversus with levocardia. Situs inversus isa condition in which the internal organs are arranged in a mirrored layout to the normal position in humans. Levocardia indicates the heart is in the normal position.The animal feed st

  • Blast Kills 13 in Sanaa, Yemeni Officials Say

     

    Source: dailysabah.comA large explosion at a warehouse in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Sunday killed at least 13 people, including seven children, and wounded more than 100, local medical officials said.The Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, who seized control of the capital in 2014, said the Saudi-led coalition had targeted the warehouse with an airstrike. The coalition denied carrying out any strikes in the area.The state-run news agency in Aden, aligned with the internationally-recognized

  • Saudi Nuclear Program Accelerates

     

    Source: cnn.comOn the outskirts of Riyadh, a building site is quickly being transformed into the birthplace of Saudi Arabia's quest for nuclear power, a bid that has sparked concern in the US Congress and fury in Tehran.New satellite imagery shows that construction on an experimental reactor is making expeditious progress -- just three months after the Kingdom announced plans to build it, according to former director for nuclear inspections at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), R

  • CO2 Levels at Highest for 3 Million Years

     

    Source: cnn.comThe last time carbon dioxide levels were this high, Greenland was mostly green, sea levels were up to 20 meters higher and trees grew on Antarctica, according to scientists who warned this week that there is more CO2 in our atmosphere today than in the past three million years.Using a new computer simulation, researchers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), in Germany, found that the last time the earth's atmosphere had a CO2 concentration as high as tod

  • Rhino Poacher Trampled to Death by Elephant and Eaten by Lions

     

    Source: ajc.comA rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his remains were devoured by a pride of lions, Kruger National Park officials said Thursday.The man was hunting with a group in the preserve in South Africa on Tuesday when he was trampled by the elephant,the Letaba Herald reported. Four other hunters were arrested Wednesday.The poachers told the man’s family what happened. The relatives then called park officials, who started a search to recover his remains. A human skull

  • India Will Ban All Single-Use Plastics by 2022

     

    Source: globalcitizen.orgIt’s the most ambitious move against global plastic pollution yet.First comes the leak, then comes the flood.2018 will be remembered as the year the world waged war on plastic waste — and the revolution has just got serious.India announced it will ban all single-use plastics by 2022 in the most important leap forward against plastic pollution to date.Prime Minister Modi delivered the bold plan on Tuesday, described by the Guardian as the “most ambitious” move yet aga

  • Israel Decriminalizes Adult Use Cannabis

     

    Source: forbes.comTel Aviv, Israel — New Israeli laws regarding cannabis decriminalize possession of the plant and its buds. Inaccordance of the new laws, the possession of a home grown marijuana plant is no longer punishable by law. Civilians found to be carrying small amounts of cannabis in public without medical authorization will now face fines rather than be subjected to criminal proceedings.Israel decriminalized adult use on April 1. On the same day, former Israeli prime minister Ehud Bar

  • Two College Students Accused of Scamming Apple out of $900,000

     

    Source: cnbc.comTwo Oregon college students allegedly managed to scam Apple out of nearly $900,000 through a scheme involving counterfeit iPhones, according to the federal government. The scam revolved around counterfeit Apple iPhones that were shipped to students Quan Jiang and Yangyang Zhou from an associate in China, the government claims. Jiang and Zhou would allegedly submit the fake iPhones to Apple for repair under the company's warranty program and Apple, in many cases, would send th

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