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World’s Oldest Sperm Cells Found Trapped in Amber

Paleontologists working in Myanmar have found the oldest sperm cells in the world. They were trapped in amber 100 million years ago, have been described as ‘giant,’ and come from a mussel-like crustacean. The creature housing the reproductive cells has also been declared a unique species and a fantastic find for researchers interested in the […]

How Gaza came to be trapped ‘from fence to fence’

Editor’s note: This essay by Jehad Abusalim is an edited excerpt from the book “Gaza as Metaphor,” co-edited by Helga Tawil-Souri and Dina Matar, and published in 2016 by Hurst. The book includes further contributions from Salman Abu Sitta, Mouin Rabbani, Selma Dabbagh, Sara Roy, and Sherene Seikaly, among others. Jehad’s section is particularly timely to revisit. […]

‘Tell mom I loved her’: Heart-breaking texts from kids trapped in Siberia mall where scores died

The tragedy shook Russia’s western Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, just before the beginning of school holidays. The fire started on the top floor of the four-story shopping mall, which housed a cinema that was packed with parents and children at the time of the blaze. It quickly spread throughout the complex. Witnesses say […]

Stunning photo captures single atom trapped in magnetic field

‘Single Atom in an Ion Trap’ was taken by David Nadlinger, from the University of Oxford through a window of a ultra-high vacuum chamber that houses the ion trap. The striking image was awarded the overall prize in a national science photography competition, organized by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). It shows […]

"Trans-age" man claims that he’s a nine-year-old girl trapped in a man’s body

     Ideas have consequences-that might be cliché, but it’s about time our culture remembered that. The transgender phenomenon, which has already spawned ludicrously serious conversations about whether or not “trans-race” is a thing, with white lady Rachel Dolezal claiming to be black, and “trans-age” having some insist that they are not the age that they […]

Waiting for spring? New US warship trapped in icy Montreal waterway

The US Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Little Rock has been behind schedule almost from the very beginning of its military duties. Its first journey to its home port at Mayport Naval Station in Florida from Buffalo, New York, where it was commissioned on December 16, was delayed three days due to the weather. […]

Heaviest snow in decades: Evacuations underway as 13,000 tourists trapped in Alps (PHOTOS)

The snow blocked road and rail links on Sunday, AFP reported. Local authorities are working under “high pressure” to resolve the situation, according to Zermatt’s official website. However, stranded tourists will be unable to hit the slopes due to a high risk of avalanche. “It is not possible to do downhill or cross country [skiing], […]

You’ve goat to be kidding: Police search for ‘man’ trapped in ravine

A passerby called the emergency services after hearing a ‘man screaming for help’ near Gorge Road in Arthurs Point on Sunday afternoon, Stuff NZ reports. The good Samaritan “thought someone was yelling for help in the bush,” a police spokeswoman told the NZ Herald. A search and rescue team arrived to locate the trapped man. […]

Israel uses fighters trapped in Gaza tunnel as "bargaining chips"

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 2 November 2017 The body of Muhammad Marwan al-Agha, a Hamas naval commando, is taken to a hospital after he was killed on a tunnel demolition on 30 October. Yasser Qudih APA images The military wing of Islamic Jihad announced on Friday that the bodies of five of its fighters […]

Israel using fighters trapped in Gaza tunnel as "bargaining chips"

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 2 November 2017 The body of Muhammad Marwan al-Agha, a Hamas naval commando, is taken to a hospital after he was killed on a tunnel demolition on 30 October. Yasser Qudih APA images Human rights groups are calling on Israel’s high court to allow Palestinian rescue workers to recover five […]

Workout gone wrong: Man gets penis trapped in iron weight

The unnamed man became trapped in the 2.5kg iron plate on Friday morning in the German city of Worms. READ MORE: Penis enlargement surgery claims life of man, in world first With the weight still attached to his manhood, he somehow managed to get himself to a local hospital. However, it appears the medical center did […]

Koala rides 16km trapped behind wheel until driver hears her cry (PHOTOS)

An unsuspecting koala went on what turned out to be a traumatizing road trip last weekend near Adelaide, according to the Advertiser. The marsupial had apparently crawled under a four-wheel-drive vehicle and was later discovered by the driver.  READ MORE: Oz police rescue dehydrated baby koala from motorist’s handbag (PHOTOS) The man immediately called the koala […]

Sick Teen Trapped In Harvey Was “Turning Blue,” Then Siri Saves Her Life

On August 27, 14-year-old Tyler Frank woke up to find water from Hurricane Harvey had filled her home. Her mother and three brothers — ages 8, 16, and 18 — soon found the water nearly rising overhead. The family scrambled to the roof where they were stranded — outside, exposed to the rain — for […]

Thirty thousand Rohingya Muslims are trapped in the mountains of Myanmar without access to water and food

Thirty thousand Rohingya Muslims are trapped in the mountains of Myanmar without access to water and food Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, displaced from their homes after the Myanmar army’s attacks on them, are trapped on the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh, while they are unable to meet their basic needs like water, food and health services. […]

Sappers’ nightmare: RT films devastation in heavily booby-trapped Tal Afar

US-backed Iraqi troops entered the strategic town of Tal Afar earlier this week, but there is still long way to go until life returns to normal. RT correspondent Murad Gazdiev has seen the neighborhoods of the town literally paved with explosive devices. Iraqi Army fights for Tal Afar center as displaced locals survive in ‘dire […]

Melania Trump trapped in Hamburg guesthouse as G20 protests rage

“We have no security clearance from the police to leave the guesthouse,” spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told German news agency DPA. Grisham also called the situation “unfortunate,” according to NBC’s chief White House correspondent, Hallie Jackson. The first lady was due to attend an event for the spouses of world leaders, organized by the husband of […]

Forensic Analysis of Fake Trapped Woman on the 23rd Floor in Grenfell Fire Hoax

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Two Trapped Babies Miraculously Saved After Texans Cry Out To GOD

Over the weekend, Southern states were hit with devastating tornadoes and flooding, leaving at least 13 people dead and many more injured, reports CNN. Among the hardest-hit states was Texas, where five people were killed. Two Texas children who escaped death, a two-year-old and an infant girl, had their miraculous rescue captured by video. The compelling footage, which shows […]

Syrian Army Advances On Raqqa As US-Backed Forces Retreat

The Syrian Arab Army with the help of the Russian military is capturing ground as it moves eastwards to liberate the Daesh stronghold of Raqqa. While President Obama tries to find an integral role for the U.S. to play in liberating Raqqa, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are moving in the opposite direction toward the city of […]

Syrians welcome the presence of Russia

     Far from seeing Russian soldiers as occupiers, the Syrian people see them as saviours and welcome their presence. It was a hard and breathtaking moment for the people of Syria when US President Obama announced in August 2013 that the US was preparing a military strike against Syria. It seemed that the US was […]

MH17 criminal probe at ‘advanced stage’ as relatives press Malaysia Airlines with lawsuit

Official letter on MH17 investigation by top Russian aviation official Oleg Storchevoy The investigation is at a “very advanced stage,” the international Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tasked with establishing the circumstances surrounding the July 2014 tragedy and finding those responsible said in a statement.  However, the team noted that it findings would be included in […]

Cure-all vaccine? Scientists trick immune system to attack viruses – and cancer cells

A team of scientists from Germany’s Johannes Gutenberg University have come with what may be a revolutionary method of fighting cancer, described in the Nature journal on Wednesday and cited by the Independent. The technique, described in the paper published on the Nature’s website, involves nanoparticles of fat charged with cancer’s genetic RNA code being injected into […]

Former Banker And Zurich Insurance CEO Martin Senn Found Dead

A former banker and Swiss insurance company CEO has been found dead in an apparent suicide at a holiday resort. It comes three years after a former chief financial officer of Switzerland’s Zurich Insurance Group was also found dead after committing suicide. The Independent reports: Zurich Insurance Group said Martin Senn, who ran the company […]

Hugo Chávez’s Daughter (age 36) Is Worth $4.2 Billion

The 35-year-old, whom embattled President Nicolás Maduro last year appointed an alternate ambassador to the United Nations, apparently holds most of her assets in accounts in the United States and Andorra, where they are not affected by Venezuela’s volatile economy and highly deflationary currency… During his lifetime, Chávez frequently denounced wealthy individuals, the Daily Mail […]

Rebels Don’t Sleep

It isn’t unusual to be asked what prompted me to throw convention aside, stop conforming and do what I felt needed to be done. During the mid-sixties there were plenty with savvy enough to see where the coloured invasion was going. Britain’s governing regime was using taxpayers’ money to subsidise indigenous emigration to Australia. Simultaneously, […]

Researcher discover unique behavior of water molecules unmatched by any known gas, liquid or solid states

     Neutron scattering and computational modeling have revealed unique and unexpected behavior of water molecules under extreme confinement that is unmatched by any known gas, liquid or solid states. In a paper published in Physical Review Letters, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory describe a new tunneling state of water molecules […]

Chernobyl On The Hudson Causing a Massive Spike in Thyroid Cancer

Rich Travis, GuestWaking Times Buchanan, New York is a town in the United States where tens of thousands of people have been diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer, and it sits just 35 miles from New York City. Also nearby is the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, which is situated on the Hudson River […]

At least 1,000 displaced following floods in Uganda

     Many people in parts of Western and Southern Uganda faced severe flood conditions as a result of a result of heavy rainfall that began on 13 April 2016. Further heavy rainfall on 17 April has hit flood-affected areas in the west, in particular Kasese, once again. Kampala In Kampala and its suburbs, houses were […]

Lavrov: Russia adapting foreign policy to adapt to new multipolar order

     Moscow is working out a new concept for Russian foreign policy that will reflect the current transition to a multipolar world, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, adding that this global trend presents new challenges for all global powers. “The international situation remains mosaic and controversial. Along with this, a common tendency could be […]

US Capitol Shooting Happens Conveniently After Active Drill

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