How hamburgers changed America

 America is continent populated by migrants who either displaced or killed the indigenous people and it is interesting historians tell the story of America through a particular movement or group.  Joshua Specht examine the industries that helped make America rich and prosperous as well as environmental and political pattern have come back to bite America…

World’s oldest vegetarian restaurant in the heart of Zurich

  Haus Hiltl’s century old tradition have introduced generations of Swiss and Europeans “ a gourmet temple of healthy indulgence”  combining Indian, Asian, Mediterranean and Swiss influence to make a rich ratatouille of vegetarian options beyond the usual potatoes, recognised by Guinness World Records. The restaurant’s downstairs you have informal pay-by-weight buffet and the first…

Jamie Oliver’s 25 restaurant chain collapses with 1000 job losses

Jamie Oliver, Celebrity chef’s chain restaurant group which includes ten Italian chain Barbecoa and fifteen others have appointed KPMG as administrators with a loss of 1000 jobs. Twenty two of the 25 restaurants have now closed but two of Jamie’s Italian restaurants and Jamie Oliver’s Diner at Gatwick airport would continue to trade in the…

Mammoothy introduces Pappu Zebra mascot

Kerala Superstar actor Mammooty introduced the new Pappu Zebra, the mascot of Kerala Police’s road safety awareness campaign in 3D animation through his Facebook page. The mascot created by Nandan Pillai was initially launched on June 3, 2009, and was so successful it won the International Media Safety Award for the best Road Safety awareness…

Snacking and binging with so many superfoods

The Way We Eat Now is an essential reading for all, as this books scans through climate change, shrinking biodiversity, the global rise of agro-industrial food complex and our nutrition and eating habits evolving around diet. The French invented lean cuisine. But now a push for quantity over quality in our food systems and the…

Tencent and Medopad conducts AI medical trials in London

    Tencent’s Artificial Intelligence program clinical trial in London, aims to diagnose patients with Parkinson’s disease, in partnership with a British start-up Medopad, who are planning to target not only Parkinson’s but also multiple sclerosis and psoriasis. Fan Wei head of Tencent’s Medical AI Lab said “We find our path is coming closer and…

Four Seasons care-home appoints administrators

Four Seasons Britain’s second biggest care home operator appoints administrators to push through a sale in a last-ditch attempt to save a business that cares for 17,000 residents. Terra Firma, The chain’s previous private equity owner which set up two holding companies are in administration  and will enable the US hedge fund that seized control…

Danger emerges out of the blue

Millions use escalator everyday safely but aaccidents are more prevalent although deaths are infrequent. There are more than 10, 000 reported injuries annually in United States alone. Most are slip and fall accidents, but 20 per cent of escalator deaths and accidents are the result of entrapment. Escalator accidents can leave you with severe trauma.…

Weed culture

In England and Wales, 30 per cent, around 10 million adults, 16 to 64 have tried the drug at least once, according to the annual crime survey. Cannabis is classified as a Class B or middle risk substance, as around the world or “420” – Cannabis users will be lighting up to celebrate “weed culture”…

Welsh scientist on the forefront of Stem cell cure for blindness

Tests on three American blind patients – two men and a woman- who were legally blind produced exciting results according to Olav Hellebo, CEO of UK bio-tech Firm ReNeuron in Bridgend ,Wales. Before the procedure the three could read only the largest group of letter on a special eye test chart, as they had retinitis…