Yingluck Shinawatra Left Bangkok in the Wake of Escalating Violence

Yingluck Shinawatra Left Bangkok in the Wake of Escalating Violence

The Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has left the capital of Thailand, Bangkok, in the wake of the escalating violence. For several weeks already, the anti-government protesters have blocked parts of the capital resulting in an intense and often violent stand-off with government forces. Amidst this confusion, Yingluck Shinawatra left the capital and is currently […]

Ants Can Endure Pressure 5,000 Times Their Body Weight

Ants Can Endure Pressure 5,000 Times Their Body Weight

The common field ants surprised researchers because they learned that these insects have the ability to endure pressure 5,000 times their body weight. The researchers studied the neck joints of the Allegheny mound ant (Formica exsectoides) and the results of this research were published in the January issue of the Journal of Biomechanics. Simply put, […]

G20 Major Economies Agree to Fast Track Global Growth

G20 Major Economies Agree to Fast Track Global Growth

The G20 major economies represented by their respective finance ministers have agreed to fast track global growth. This will be made possible by implementing policies meant to spur the world economy by more than $2 trillion in the next five years. In a landmark deal coming from a meeting of some of the world’s finance […]