Ismail al-Jazari – the medieval ‘Father of Robotics’

ByJorge ElicesPublished July 30, 2020• 11 min readFountains that could be programmed to switch on and off. A model of an Indian mahout (driver) who struck the half hour on his elephant’s head. Automatons in the form of servants that could offer guests a towel.These are just some of the marvelous inventions of the 12th-century…Continue Reading

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Sunday: AirPods blowout, $2 KN95 masks, 4K camera drone, Ring Doorbell Pro, more

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. We sorted through hundreds and hundreds of daily deals on Sunday morning, but we narrowed things down to just 10 in particular that you definitely want to check out before the day is done.…Continue Reading

Jackson Lee: 5 Things To Know About Spike Lee’s Son & 2021 Golden Globes Ambassador

5 Things February 28, 2021 10:00AM EST Legendary director Spike Lee’s son and daughter are teaming up as 2021’s Golden Globe Ambassadors at the Feb. 28 ceremony. We’ve got five things to know about his up and coming director son, Jackson Lee. The 2021 Golden Globes is featuring siblings as the 78th annual ceremony’s ambassadors,…Continue Reading

Satchel Lee: 5 Things To Know About Spike Lee’s Daughter & Golden Globe Ambassador

Spike Lee’s children – Jackson and Satchel Lee – will serve as ambassadors during the 78th annual Golden Globes ceremony, so get to know all about Spike’s history-making daughter. History will be made at this year’s Golden Globes. For the first time in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s history, two siblings of color – Jackson…Continue Reading

Couple sent to the gallows for murdering daughter

KUALA TERENGGANU: A married couple was sentenced to death by hanging after they were found guilty of murdering their daughter, five years ago. Judge Datuk Zainal Azman Abd Aziz meted out the sentence on Anuar Yusof, 55 and his wife, Murni Ahmad, 40, who was the stepmother to the victim, Siti Hajar, 22, after finding…Continue Reading

Muhyiddin shows mettle in first year as PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix) took the bull by the horns in his first year in office to keep a deadly pandemic at bay as he micro-managed to put food on the table for Malaysians and ensure no one is left behind. The Prime Minister, who helms the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government, has…Continue Reading

New UN WFP PH Representative and Country Director reaffirms commitment to achieve ‘zero hunger’ by 2030

Newly appointed United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Representative and Country Director Brenda Barton (right) formally presented her letter of credentials to Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. during a courtesy call at the Department of Foreign Affairs on February 24. She reaffirmed WFP’s commitment to support the government’s programs to enhance food security and…Continue Reading