Stephen Hawking is one of the most well-known physicists on the planet, from his theories that have changed humanity's collective understanding of life on Earth and the goings-on of space and time to his enduring spirit that has allowed him to survive and even thrive for decades with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) while a physics professor at Cambridge University. Professor Hawking's form of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is of the early onset, slow-progressing variety. At the time of his diagnosis in 1963, Stephen Hawking was just 21 years old and given two more years to live.
He is now 76.
While reports of an "incoming missile" frightened loads of people in Hawaii, there are also many people on social media breathing a sigh of relief that President Donald Trump was golfing in West Palm Beach during a scary emergency alert issued in Hawaii. As reported by MSN, the alert that an which ended up being a false alarm, set hearts fluttering and people panicking in Hawaii before they learned there was no incoming missile.
While plenty of social media posts show folks expressing anger that Trump is once again on the golf course, others are expressing relief that Trump wasn't allegedly near nuclear codes at the time. With Trump's mental health at the center of controversy, Twitter users are writing that with Trump being on the golf course at the time of the false alert, the golfing activity may have delayed Trump from sending a missile into the atmosphere based on a false alert.
Everybody loves chicken nuggets, especially children. Eat one and it's nearly impossible to stop. Cooked to a golden brown, each morsel is a thing of beauty. The crispy exterior, the tender meat inside, the rich chicken flavor -every bite hits the spot, and one can't help but eat it all with lip-smacking gusto. And then you eat the next one, and then the next one after that.
Chicken nuggets are so good one would hardly pass up the opportunity to eat them for free. On June 12, fast food chain B&Q released a job advert stating that they're willing to pay the right candidate to , as reported by Mirror. In short, the chain is offering a job. The job title posted in the advert is "chicken nuggets connoisseur."
Imagine not being able to eat or drink anything without the fear that it could kill you. That's the reality that 22-year-old gymnast Natasha Coates, of Nottingham, England, has to live with every day. Coates has a condition called Mast Cell Activation Syndrome which means that she's allergic to everything including her hair and tears.
According to The Mastocytosis Society, mast cells are immune system cells that have a lot of functions but they are primarily responsible for protecting the body from infection. When you have Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, these cells don't work properly. So they can release too many histamines when trying to safeguard the body from a potential infection or they can release these chemicals when there's no need to. This triggers spontaneous reactions that can be devastating.
Video footage of a mysterious flying object hovering over Baja California in Mexico surfaced on the internet this week and was later tagged as the. As reported by Daily Mail, a woman shot the video while driving through the streets of the Mexican state. Interestingly, the shape of the bizarre-looking object, as can be seen in the now-viral video, was vertically oriented, so much so that it looks like a massive floating cigar.
Pedro Ramirez, a self-proclaimed UFO expert, revealed that it is the first UFO sighting of 2018. He added that the video is proof that aliens are concerned about the recent rocket launches made earlier this week.
"Aliens are aware that we have made a number of space launches recently and have identified that we have been sending up ‘war material,'" he said.
"This year will be very important for those of us who follow this phenomenon closely."
A man allegedly committed suicide because his spouse declined to hand over the remote channel-changer while they were watching television in their home, law enforcement officials disclose. The man was tragically found hanging from the ceiling by his wife in the incident that occurred in Bhopal, India.
According to police, the incident occurred after the family had dinner and sat down to watch some TV. When the husband asked his wife to pass along the remote, she refused, and instead told him that he should go take a rest. Cops indicate that's when he went into the next room and , the Hindustan Times reported. The 30-year-old man's suicide by hanging is currently subject to a police investigation. No suicide note was found. The deceased man's family told authorities that he had a drinking problem and was prone to become agitated over minor issues, the Times noted.
Charles Manson died almost two months ago but his body is still locked away in a California morgue. That's because more than one of Manson's claim that they have the right to take home the corpse. According to Radar Online, legal documents indicate that one penpal, Michael Channels, went before a judge at the Superior Court in Los Angeles to assert his rights to the infamous sociopath's remains.
Channels has claimed that he is the rightful beneficiary of Manson's estate and that he has a will to prove that claim. But the court informed him that he had to file a new petition and request to receive the legendary criminal's remains. His next court date is on January 26. Channels has said that his goal is to cremate Manson's body and scatter his ashes in the desert.
The digital economy's big annual trade show, CES, suffered a brief, disruptive plunge into darkness on Wednesday because of a power outage the show's organizers blamed on a glitch caused by heavy rains the day before in usually sunny Nevada.
A man rammed an armored personnel carrier into a shop window before climbing through the rubble to steal a bottle of wine in a town in northern Russia on Wednesday morning, according to local media and video posted on social media.
A woman has fallen in love with the game Tetris and wants to get married.
Noorul Mahjabeen Hassan revealed to the Daily Mail that she had been in since 2016 after her previous relationship ended.
Hassan who now prefers to be known as Fractal Tetris Huracan was in a previous relationship with Pierre De Fermat—a calculator she christened after the famous mathematician.
Fractal explained that she told her mother to buy her the $150 TI-NSpire calculator after falling in love with it during an advanced statistics class. She said she found the calculator incredibly sexy and felt feelings that she had never felt before.
According to her, her emotions over Pierre raged like an uncontrollable fire that made her run fingers over the track pad and use her tongue to lick the buttons all the time. Fractal even took the gadget to the school prom when she was 16.
Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, on a mission to the International Space Station, apologized on Wednesday for saying he had grown 9 cm (3.5 inches) while in space and expressing concern about whether he'd be safe on his return to Earth.
WikiLeaks has published the entire Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House book by Michael Wolff online. As seen in the below tweet from the WikiLeaks account, a link to the PDF version of the book was uploaded to a Google Drive link and published on Sunday, January 7, at 2:54 p.m. Since that time, the tweet has gained thousands of likes and thousands of retweets, with nearly 1,000 replies to the Twitter account.
A comparison of a paid Kindle version of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House to the WikiLeaks PDF version of the book appears to verify that the books are indeed the same, with the same Table of Contents and random passages from the book. , as reported by the Inquisitr, have captured the reading world, with a purported peek into the palace intrigue that surrounds President Donald Trump's White House.
The Portuguese village of Vale do Salguiero has a rather unusual way of celebrating Epiphany, as children, even those as young as 5, are allowed by their parents to smoke cigarettes.
Although outsiders may find the practice disturbing, considering the numerous laws around the world designed to discourage cigarette smoking, locals say that the act of allowing children to smoke on the last few days of the Christmas season has been a tradition passed down for centuries. Still, the Daily Mail noted that what the practice represents, or why parents have no problem letting their young children smoke cigarettes to celebrate Epiphany.
President Donald Trump made an odd assertion on Twitter on Saturday, January 6, which has caused the question "How many times has Donald Trump run for president?" to surge more than 140 percent above normal, according to . As seen in the below tweets, Trump wrote that he transformed from being a successful businessman to a TV star to President of the U.S., with Trump adding parenthetically "on my first try." The strange and easily verifiable assertion that Trump had never run for president before has sent people to the search engine to verify that Trump indeed has run for president more than once.
As reported by the , Trump appeared in Beverly Hills on Monday, December 6, 1999, as seen in the above photo, as a "potential Reform Party presidential candidate." According to TV Guide, threw his hat into the presidential ring as a Reform Party candidate and in the California primary, garnered more than 15,000 votes.
A man who claims to have the has been called a fraud by a doctor who examined him.
Roberto Esquivel Cabrera had been given the unusual honor of having the world's biggest penis after a 2015 video showed him touting his 18.9-inch manhood.
Cabrera, who is registered as disabled because his massive member has left him unable to find work, cannot kneel down because his penis size stretches beyond his knees making it impossible for him to fit into a uniform.
The government initially rejected Roberto's claims of being disabled. However, it was approved after four months. But Roberto says the financial assistance is not enough, leaving him to visit food banks daily to make ends meet.
Roberto had an X-ray done on the massive penis to satisfy doubters at a Mexican health center. According to the scan, his male appendage was deemed genuine.
A United Airlines flight was forced to divert this week after a passenger made a mess in the bathroom, reportedly smearing poop all over the walls and then trying to clog the toilet with his shirt.
The disgusting incident took place on a flight from Chicago to Hong Kong, which was forced to divert to Anchorage after flight attendants discovered the mess, the reported. The man had also tried to shove his shirt into the toilet in what appeared to be an attempt to clog it, .
The passenger was met by FBI agents when the flight touched down at Ted Stevens International Airport. By then the man had cooled off and was reportedly cooperating with flight attendants. The plane itself was grounded as it was cleaned out, and passengers were diverted to another flight.
A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after the flight crew reported a man on board had vandalized two airplane lavatories by spreading human waste, airport police said on Friday.
A Facebook from a Thai clinic who performs a cosmetic penis whitening procedure has gone viral. urrently has close to 20,000 shares and over 10,000 comments.
According to The Independent, this new laser treatment is done by a clinic in Thailand called the Lelux hospital.
The hospital started offering penis whitening when a patient came in wanted to a dark spot on his penis. Since that first patient, they claim that 100 men a month, aged 22 to 25, have come in and gotten it done. The manager for the skin and laser department at the hospital told The Independent that the procedure is a very delicate one since it targets a very sensitive part of the body. An article in The South China Morning Post reports that the hospital claims that many of the men who request from the hospital are members of Thailand's LGBTQ community.