Germans ‘trust cleaner more than their doctor’


Germans are more likely to trust their cleaner than their neighbors, doctor or colleagues,  Germans are more likely to trust their cleaner than their neighbor, doctor or colleagues, a survey released on Monday revealed. Forty percent of those asked by opinion pollsters Forsa said that they would trust their cleaning staff to be alone in theirContinue reading “Germans ‘trust cleaner more than their doctor’”

‘Please don’t be Muslim’: Fears of racial, ethnic profiling in the wake of Boston bombing


A man pauses at the makeshift memorial on Boylston Street to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing April 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston continues to return to normal, as businesses and streets are reopened following two bomb explosions at the finish line of the marathon that killed 3 people and injured over aContinue reading “‘Please don’t be Muslim’: Fears of racial, ethnic profiling in the wake of Boston bombing”

Facebook video leads to teens’ murder arrests


A teenager charged with the fatal beating last week of a Chicago man had a video of the attack on his cell phone when arrested Saturday, a video he also posted on his Facebook page, prosecutors said Monday. Malik Jones, 16, allegedly was playing a game called “pick ’em out and knock ’em out” whenContinue reading “Facebook video leads to teens’ murder arrests”

India yoga gigglers banned (early morning laughter riles grumpy neighbors)


They are designed to reduce stress and improve well-being, but one laughing yoga club in Mumbai had been ordered to stop its early morning giggling sessions after complaints from grumpy neighbours. The Bombay High Court told police to clamp down on the laughing yoga group after a 78-year-old resident complained it caused “mental agony, painContinue reading “India yoga gigglers banned (early morning laughter riles grumpy neighbors)”