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Saturday, 27 August 2016

Earthquake: Italy begins burying the dead, as death toll rises

Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake - as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 290.

Google To Penalize Mobile Sites With Intrusive Pop-Ups

Google will rank mobile web sites that display annoying pop-up ads and other distractions lower in its search results starting early next year, the web giant announced today.

Dennis Rader "the BTK Killer"

Wow it's been ages since i posted anything in the DTB SATURDAY DIGEST section of this blog as i have been so busy, I am so sorry guys, but today a serial killer known as BTK joins the longlist of World's Most Infamous Murderer at number 13.

Man got stuck in toilet bowl trying to retrieve lost Phone

YUCK! Firemen in Norway came to the rescue Friday of a man who climbed into an outdoor public toilet to retrieve a friend's cell phone, after he got stuck in the tank.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Nobody is ever a refugee - Powerful speech by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Famous Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, last week called on the attendees of the United Nation's World Humanitarian day to re-think the refugee crisis. Read her powerful speech below:

I made £400k in 5 Months sleeping with Men, But i am not a prostitute.

A transgender teenager who begin her transition from male to female at a tender age of 16, recently claimed to have been paid to sleep with over 300 married men - earning £40,000 in just five months.

Tashion EJ Taylor, 19, from Cheshire, who was born a boy, said she was looking to find acceptance.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Drunk Brit mistakenly bought a £30k bus in Ibiza

A Brit who was out partying in Ibiza did the unthinkable after getting drunk. David Little, from Durham made an outrageous purchase just a few minutes after midnight on Wednesday while drinking with friends near superclub space in the party island when he bought a bus on his smartphone.

David, who works at a gym splashed out the most outrageous drunken purchase: a £30,000 bus.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

King Penguin promoted to Brigadier in Royal Norwegian Guard


This King Penguin from Edinburgh Zoo was recently promoted to Brigadier in the Royal Norwegian Guard.


The Penguin named Sir Nils Olav III was awarded the prestigious title during a special ceremony at the zoo with 50 of Norway's guardsmen in attendance.

Sir Olav III marched down the line of soldiers standing at attention before he was presented with an insignia on his wing and saluted by an officer.

Police arrest Abuja Doctor, who drugs and rapes patients

A 47-year-old consultant gynaecologist, Dr. Kalu Nwachukwu, accused of sexually abusing women, who went to his hospital for treatment, has been arrested by officers of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command. 

The doctor, according to police, gives his patients drugs that make them lose their bearings, after which he allegedly forced them to have sexual intercourse with him. 

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Boko Haram Strikes again, kills 7 in Borno Village

According to Sahara Reporters, Boko Haram terrorist attacked Kuruburu village of Damboa local government area of Borno State in the restive northeast of Nigeria in the early hours of today Saturday, August 20, killing seven persons.
A vigilante source revealed that the terrorists stormed the village on motorcycles and shot sporadically. They also abducted women and stole food items. 

My Life is in Danger, Man who named Dog after Buhari cries out

My life is in danger, Mr. Joachim Chinakwe, the 41-year-old business man arrested and detained by the Nigerian Police in Sango Ota, Ogun State for daring to name his pet dog after President Buhari cries out.

According to Punch: He was again locked behind bars at the State Police Headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, after initially being released last Tuesday. The father of one who hails from Delta State, says he fears for his life because he does not know what could happen to him next.

Eight ways your gadgets may be harming you


'Selfie Lovers' beware, You may be inviting pains while taking selfies, according to this new report, repeated selfie taking may lead to an orthopaedic problem termed as selfie elbow. This was first reported when a TV journalist in the US developed a nagging pain on her elbow. On visiting the doctor, she found out that the pain was actually caused by her love for taking selfies. The constant movement and positioning of her elbows in weird ways, while taking selfies, led to the pain, which was caused due to overuse of her muscles and nerves. 

Monday, 15 August 2016

People Who Hate Working Out Are More Brainy

LOL! You're probably more brainy than average, if the mere thought of jogging or working out makes you feel a little sick that is according to a new study published in the Sage of Health Psychology.

The new study published in the Sage Journal of Health Psychology observed 60 students; half of them scored high on a need for “cognitive endeavors” (that is, they enjoy activities that require thought), while the others scored low on that scale.

Saturday, 13 August 2016

10 Hottest mobile Phones of early 2000's. How many did you own?

Long before the era of smartphones these 10 mobile phones rocked our world and paved way for the super cute smart devices of this era. Check out our list of 10 hottest mobile phones of early 2000's below, how many of these phone did you own or use.....and don't forget to add yours to the list:


The Nokia 3210 regarded as the third best-selling phone in history was released by Giant Mobile phone manucfacturer NOKIA in 1999. With ong battery life, durability, and pre-installed cell phone games

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