With Bindi Irwin about to turn 15 this week the Wildlife Warrior is keen to debate the serious issues of family planning and birth control to curb the overpopulation of the planet. The teenaged daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, has told News Ltd that she’s been wanting to tackle bigger issues facing the world today
A week after the arrival of their first child, Kimye engagement rumours are running rampant.
The Rihanna-Chris Brown relationship is putting the gossip sites through their paces. Is it on is it off The answer changes every few days
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In his epic 1976 anthem “Go Slow,” Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti described the traffic in his hometown of Lagos, casting it as a metaphor for Nigeria’s spiritual standstill. “Then your head start to ache because car crush they for your head,” he sang
The men with the poison-filled syringe arrived two days before Li Juan’s due date. They pinned her down on a bed in a local clinic, she says, and drove the needle into her abdomen until it entered the 9-month-old fetus
1550 B.C.An Egyptian manuscript called the Ebers Papyrus directs women on how to mix dates, acacia and honey into a paste, smear it over wool and use it as a pessary to prevent conception 1700sCasanova’s memoirs detail his experiments in birth control, from sheep-bladder condoms to the use of half a lemon as a makeshift cervical cap 1839Charles Goodyear invents the technology to vulcanize rubber and puts it to use manufacturing rubber condoms, intrauterine devices, douching syringes and “womb veils” 1873Congress passes an antiobscenity law that deems birth control info obscene and outlaws its dissemination. At the time, the U.S.
Correction Appended: Sept. 2, 2010 To experience what it feels like to be a Muslim in America today, walk in the shoes of Dr.
Kim Gallagher has a plan for America’s “blue highways,” the thousands of miles of dusty, old single-lane heritage routes that wend desolately through the countryside: turn them green.
The love-triangles, family feuds and paternity mysteries of Brazil’s telenovelas have commandeered the nation’s airwaves for decades and generated a fortune for Globo — the powerful TV network that produces many of the genre’s most popular shows. But aside from lining the pockets of television executives, evidence is emerging that the telenovelas have had a surprising impact on the fabric of Brazilian society.