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Home DNA Kit Test Didn’t Recognize Sample Actually Came From A Dog

Spit-in-a-tube DNA kits are everywhere nowadays, with dozens of biotech companies offering the opportunity to root around in your genetic code and provide insights into your ancestry, your heritage, your health, or even your family’s dirty secrets. Journalists from NBC 5 in Chicago recently carried out their own experiment to compare a few of the top home DNA kits on the market, using …

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Removal of 45,000 skeletons at HS2 site

Image copyright HS2/MOLA Headland Infrastructure Image caption Over 200 archaeologists and specialists are working at the site beside Euston Station Archaeological work to remove 45,000 skeletons from a burial site to make way for HS2 construction has begun. Some 61,000 burials took place at St James’s Gardens between 1788 and 1853, beside what is now London Euston station. Protests and …

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British politician caught canoodling gal pal who made vile Meghan Markle comment

close Video Politician dumps model over ‘racist’ Meghan Markle remarks Fox411: UK politician Henry Bolton splits with model girlfriend, Jo Marney, after ‘indefensible’ Meghan Markle remarks. The heart wants what the heart wants. British politician Henry Bolton was caught on a romantic dinner date with his ex-girlfriend after he dumped her for making racist remarks about about Meghan Markle in …

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Tributes paid to South African musician and activist Hugh Masekela

Father of South African jazz, who had career spanning more than five decades, dies aged 78 Hugh Masekela Tributes paid to South African musician and activist Hugh Masekela ‘Father of South African jazz’, who had career spanning more than five decades, dies aged 78 Masekela’s life and career – in pictures Hugh Masekela obituary: jazz pioneer who fought the evil …

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Surfer dies of suspected seizure on holiday

Image copyright Immy Sunshine Image caption Jon Lewin was a keen surfer, and visited Sri Lanka often after the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004 A Bristol photographer and author has died of a suspected seizure in the water while surfing in Sri Lanka. Jon Lewin, 36, had been visiting the country on holiday with friends from Newquay. They had gone …

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Pedro’s extra-time header takes Chelsea past Leicester into semi-finals

Pedros goal halfway through extra-time secured a 2-1 victory for Chelsea over Leicester in a closely fought FA Cup quarter-final So much of Chelsea’s campaign has been tempestuous, a season played out to the grumbling of a disenchanted head coach, but it could yet produce a trophy. It took a header in extra time, scored by one of the smallest …

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Our own history shows why the NFL’s new anthem policy is incredibly unpatriotic.

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images. Some pretty unreal news is sweeping the sports world. NFL owners approved a national anthem policy that requires players to stand on the football field during the national anthem.   According to officials, the policy was a unanimous decision from NFL owners.   The policy requires players to stand on the field, but allows them …

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Michael Cohen Hired IT Firm To Rig Polls For Trump, And He Owes Them Money: Report

Michael Cohen, former lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, hired an IT company to influence online polls in Trump’s favor before his presidential campaign, then stiffed the company out of most of the fee, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.  John Gauger, owner of IT firm RedFinch Solutions LLC, told the newspaper he showed up at Trump Tower in …

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Viral Photo Of Crying Girl At The Border Wins 2019 World Press Photo Awards

A viral image of a crying Honduran child at the U.S.-Mexico border has won the 2019 World Press Photo contest’s Photo of the Year prize. The Amsterdam-based World Press Photo Foundation announced the winners of the annual awards on Thursday, honoring the best photojournalism of the prior year. The winning photo, “Crying Girl on the Border,” was taken by Getty …

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Weekend in Sport: Federer comes up short in Melbourne; Lacazette leads dominant Arsenal over Chelsea; Mayweather-Pacquiao II mooted

(CNN)Reigning Aussie Open champ Federer beaten by young gun… Arsenal dominates Chelsea for crucial Premier League win… Shiffrin continues dominance in Italy… Pac-Man calls out Mayweather after dominating Broner. This is your weekend of sport. They say: never meet your heroes. Stefanos Tsitsipas might disagree. The 20-year-old Greek ended the reign of his boyhood idol Roger Federer in Melbourne Sunday …

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