European Court to Decide if Islamic Sharia Law Can Override a Nation's Civil Law


Can Islamic religious sharia law override a country’s domestic law in Europe? That’s a question the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is weighing. The Court heard a case this week that involves applying sharia law to a disagreement between citizens of Greece who are Muslims. The non-profit organization based in London, Christian Concern, intervened in the ...

Read More »

2017 Food Trend Predictions: How Did We Do?


As the year comes to an end we decided to take a look back at the FDL food trend predications we made at the end of 2016, a list of topics, techniques and tastes that we expected to take centre stage throughout the last year. We put our hat in the ring on seven food trend predictions and some were ...

Read More »

Russia ships first gas from $27bn Arctic project


Henry Foy in Sabetta December 8, 2017 Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause Experimental feature or Give us your feedback Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback A landmark Russian Arctic gas project ...

Read More »

Program a Light-Up Felt Menorah


Everyone has their own holiday traditions. Mine is trying to make an LED menorah for Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. This year, Hanukkah starts on the night of Tuesday, December 12, and, as always, I didn’t leave myself a lot of time to play around. But I wanted to update a prototype I made a few years ago, so ...

Read More »

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Your IQ

woman-head-smart-IQ_credit-shutterstock.jpgas1 IQ stands for intelligence quotient and was the standard for measuring intelligence for decades. A person’s IQ is determined by a specific standardized test. A score of 100 is considered average with anything above or below 100 considered to be above or below average respectively. For many years, scientists believed that a person’s IQ was ...

Read More »

21 GOP governors write Congress urging completion of a tax bill. What about the other 13?


President Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) appear together in Milwaukee in June. Walker spearheaded a letter released Thursday from 21 GOP governors to congressional leaders, urging them to move forward on a tax bill. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP) With Congress closing in on a final tax cut bill, 21 Republican governors from across the country sent a letter Thursday to ...

Read More »

Homeless Man Tears Open Deadlocked Door and Rescues Kids From Smoke-Filled Home


ONLY ON @News3LV: This homeless man ran into a burning apartment to save two small children. Although @LasVegasFD arrived on scene quickly, this man is the true hero! Hear my interview with him at 3,5 and 6. — Kelsey Thomas (@KelseyNews3LV) December 1, 2017   When a house went up in flames on Friday, a homeless man risked his ...

Read More »

Christmas Gifts for Foodies


Christmas is around the corner. Have you finalised your shopping list yet? Whether you like to plan ahead or hit the shops hard on Christmas eve, it’s always useful to have an idea before setting out. We’ve put together a helpful Christmas gift guide for friends and family who love to cook, discover new restaurants and of course, eat. If ...

Read More »

Stephen Belafonte Says Mel B's Breaking Their Divorce Deal, She Calls BS


Stephen Belafonte Mel B’s Breaking Our Deal! She Calls BS 12/7/2017 9:34 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Stephen Belafonte says Mel B is breaking the deal they struck in their divorce, and he wants a judge to drop the hammer on her … but Mel says he’s full of it. In docs, obtained by TMZ, Mel’s attorney says Stephen is finding any excuse ...

Read More »

This “Bee-Dimensional” Printer Creates Some Sweet Looking Prints


As light passes through the illuminated beeswax sculptures of artist and biologist Jennifer Berry, it highlights the honeycomb structure. Layers of the delicate material create geometric forms and the natural pattern of the comb is revealed in the shadows. These sculptures are the result of a particularly ingenious 3D printer Berry has developed, the B-Code biological 3D printer, which allows ...

Read More »