This new device claims to ‘switch off’ period pain in women

This new device claims to ‘switch off’ period pain in women

It’s estimated that nine out of 10 women suffer from period pain each month, and an unfortunate 10 percent of those will get it so bad, they could be incapacitated…

There’s a surprisingly awesome reason for the holes on the top of pen caps

There’s a surprisingly awesome reason for the holes on the top of pen caps

Sometimes, science is all about the mind-aching big picture. Like the idea that our Universe is just a giant hologram, or that we’re on the brink of discovering a new…

Burning waste could provide Africa with 20% of its electricity needs

Burning waste could provide Africa with 20% of its electricity needs

Producing electricity from urban solid waste could provide energy for up to 40 million African households in 2025, according to a study co-authored by the European Commission Joint Research Centre…

Massive Ivory  Set to be Burnt in Kenya

Massive Ivory Set to be Burnt in Kenya

Kenya Wildlfe Service is set to receive at least 80 tonne of ivory aheas of the biggest burning of tusks in decades. It is said that the ivory is part…

New study suggests we’re sending our kids to school too young

New study suggests we’re sending our kids to school too young

How old should our children be before they start a formal education? That’s the question asked by new research from academics at Stanford University in the US, and it turns…

Lupita Nyong’o’s Brother Lands First Hollywood Film Role

Lupita Nyong’o’s Brother Lands First Hollywood Film Role

It seems like yesterday Lupita Nyong’o won an Oscar for her breakthrough role in 12 Years a Slave, but that wasn’t the only big moment for the Nyong’o family that…

Selfies have killed more people than sharks this year, reports show

Selfies have killed more people than sharks this year, reports show

According to media reports, at least 12 people have been killed in selfie-related incidents so far in 2015 and many more injured, while only eight have died as a result…

Homo Naledi: A new species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

Homo Naledi: A new species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger’s house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the…

How justice, law and order have gone to the dogs

How justice, law and order have gone to the dogs

What do the sensational cases violated adolescent delinquent and a rogue pastor have in common? First, they underscore a chilling peculiarity of our justice, law and order institutions. Our police…

This lamp runs on a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt

This lamp runs on a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt

An engineering start-up called SALt has invented a lamp that burns for eight hours at a time, running on nothing but a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt….

Technology that uses water-repellent paint to deter public urinators

Technology that uses water-repellent paint to deter public urinators

Earlier this year, we wrote about the nightclub district in the German city of Hamburg that painted its alleyways with a hydrophobic substance to bounce pee back at public urinators….

There are now just four northern white rhinos left in the world

There are now just four northern white rhinos left in the world

On the back of the devastating news that Zimbabwe’s largest lion Cecil had been killed and skinned by a hunter, zoo keepers reported overnight that one of the world’s five…

Life Saving Bulbs

Life Saving Bulbs

Ever switched on the lights in your room just for a swarm of insects to dance around the warm light being emitted and irritating you to the ends of the…

Have You Drunk Dinosaurs Pee?

Have You Drunk Dinosaurs Pee?

We are still very much living in the land of the dinosaurs — well, their urine, at least. Dinosaurs were on Earth way before humans, and they spent a great…

Don’t Fake It Till You Make It

Don’t Fake It Till You Make It

We are all familiar with the mantra fake it till you make it which has been drummed into our skulls as a tool to help us hit it big time…

Why Your Man Hasn’t Noticed Your New Hairstyle

Why Your Man Hasn’t Noticed Your New Hairstyle

Many women have probably gotten mad at their significant others when they fail to notice a supposedly obvious changed appearance such as a new hairstyle. Scientists attribute this behavior to…

Faeces contains gold worth millions – study

Faeces contains gold worth millions – study

Human faeces contains gold and other precious metals that could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars, experts say. Now the trick is how to retrieve them — a potential…

Is Kenya breeding slowly a gene for violence?

Is Kenya breeding slowly a gene for violence?

Recent acts of violence within our country and which continue to mar serious security challenges could finally be linked to genotype MAOA or CDH13 – studies reveals According to Wikipedia,…

Kenya among top African countries most prepared for e-commerce

Kenya among top African countries most prepared for e-commerce

Kenya is the second most prepared country in Africa for the digital commercial revolution, the Digital Revolution Index shows.The survey prepared by researchers from the American-based Tufts University’s Fletcher School…

Brand it Like Beckham

Brand it Like Beckham

Branding is such an important part of the jobseeker process. You have to know who you are, what your brand is and what you want to convey of that brand…


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