Category: Lifestyle

Karachi Biennale 2017 starts from Oct 21

Karachi Biennale 2017 starts from Oct 21

KARACHI: First “Karachi Biennale 2017” is set to start on Saturday (October 21) at 5pm at the Narayan Jagannath Vaidya (NJV) High School, MA Jinnah Road, Karachi....

French start-up takes off with flight-sharing app

French start-up takes off with flight-sharing app

LONDON: A French start-up is reaching for the skies with a flight-sharing app, matching pilots with passengers looking for a low-cost way to take off in a private...

65 different flavors, aromas identified in Turkish coffee

65 different flavors, aromas identified in Turkish coffee

A recent study conducted at Ege University has identified 65 different tastes and aromas of Turkish coffee. The university in a statement claimed that with their study,...

Deadly heat waves will threaten 75 pct of humanity by 2100, says study

Deadly heat waves will threaten 75 pct of humanity by 2100, says study

Approximately 30 percent of the world’s population is already exposed to potentially deadly heat for 20 days a year, and high temperatures may threaten 75 percent...

Kaftan adorned with 62,000 pearls reaches for world record in western Turkey

Kaftan adorned with 62,000 pearls reaches for world record in western Turkey

woman adorned with cuffs, necklaces and belts and modeled a velvet handmade kaftan decorated with thousands of pearls and crystals next to the Imperial Gate in Western...

Newborn conjoined twins from Syria brought to southeastern Turkey for treatment

Newborn conjoined twins from Syria brought to southeastern Turkey for treatment

A pair of newborn conjoined twins from Syria has been taken across the border with an ambulance to be treated in Turkey. The twins were born via cesarean section in...

Turkish surgeon builds ears for man from his mother’s rib cartilage

Turkish surgeon builds ears for man from his mother’s rib cartilage

A Turkish man who was born with microtia, a congenital deformity where the external ear is undeveloped, received a pair of ears reconstructed by using cartilage from his...

Paragliding grandmother becomes internet sensation

Paragliding grandmother becomes internet sensation

Halime Akcan, 87, shown in a video paragliding with her grandson, has become a social media sensation in Turkey. The video shared by Akcan’s grandson has received...

Cats the cure to workplace stress in ‘claw-some’ Tokyo office

Cats the cure to workplace stress in ‘claw-some’ Tokyo office

A company in Japan claims to have found the cure for overworked employees, long office hours and workplace stress: Cats. A total of nine fluffy felines eat, sleep and...

Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman visits Turkey’s Bodrum

Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman visits Turkey’s Bodrum

Renowned Oscar-winning Australian actress, Nicole Kidman, made an appearance at the opening of a hotel in the popular holiday destination Bodrum, situated in the...