Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

 

French scientists dismiss Russian claims over age of world’s oldest person

Two French scientists who validated Jeanne Calment’s status as the oldest person ever to have lived, have dismissed claims by Russian researchers who say that she didn’t really survive to 122.


Beyonce and Jay-Z help Paris Louvre to record number of visitors

A music video by Beyonce and Jay-Z set in the Louvre helped boost visitor numbers to a record 10.2 million last year, the most for any museum in history, the Louvre said on Thursday.


‘Walking in the Lord’s footsteps’ in Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre

It is three o’clock in the morning and Artak Tadevosyan is wafting incense through the corridors of Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was…


The Wild Ending of Netflix’s Survivalist Thriller Bird Box, Explained

The Sandra Bullock-starring viral sensation leaves plenty of questions.


An Exclusive Look at a 700-Pound Man’s Weight Struggle on Family by the Ton

“I was just eating ’til I’m dead.”