The NHL Draft lottery is over and Toronto has won the rights to the first overall selection in June. The Maple Leafs haven't had a true number one center since Mats Sundin left the team a few years back.
They did not get the first overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft — thank heavens for small miracles — but the ineptness that is the Edmonton Oilers franchise was still rewarded Saturday. The Oilers wound up in fourth and will get a sure-fire stud.
Sugar carvings are one of the main reasons for the global rise in obesity. Researchers have been looking at new ways to reduce the craving for sugar and one potential means is through the use of bacterial cell fragments.
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Yemen's government temporarily suspended Sunday its participation in talks with Iran-backed rebels in protest at their takeover of a military base and continued ceasefire violations, officials said.
It had to happen at some stage. The world’s first breathalyzer that can detect if someone is under the influence of marijuana has been invented. The device is likely to be adopted by many law enforcement agencies.
Incumbent congressman and senatorial candidate Manny Pacquaio remains the most popular candidate for senator in the May 9 general elections in the Philippines with an awareness rating of 99 percent in the Pulse Asia survey conducted on April 19-24, 2016.
A group of bikers from the infamous pro-Kremlin Night Wolves club, heading for Germany to celebrate the anniversary of victory over the Nazis, was denied entry to Poland Sunday, officials said.
There were barely enough statues of Joan of Arc to go around in Paris on Sunday as feuding factions of France's far-right National Front (FN) held rival May Day rallies at the feet of their heroine.
Yemenis took to the streets on Friday demanding the fighting in Yemen come to an end. Although there are peace talks in Kuwait that appeared to be making progress they are now reported to have been suspended.
Researchers have found that absolute brain size is not the only factor determining intelligence. Corvid birds such as crows, magpies, and jays have brains that perform as well as chimpanzees on some tasks measuring intelligence.
The current El Nino weather phenomenon which began last year has affected 60 million people worldwide, leaving many countries in desperate need of assistance. But even as El Nino begins to weaken, we are not out of the woods yet.