Art

Ong Seong Wu poses for his first ever solo photoshoot

Ong Seong Wu poses for his first ever solo photoshoot

Ong Seong Wu posed for the March issue of ' Elle '. The 'Elle' photoshoot is his first ever solo photoshoot, and Ong Seong Wu pulled off every concept of the photos. During the interview, he said, " I'm more anticipating than nervous, and I'm happy to be starting newer, bigger work. I want to keep being optimistic and discover my potential and pluses. ". Check out the preview cuts below. Full story

Education

Will universities go bust if fees are cut?

Will universities go bust if fees are cut?

There's a growing expectation that the review of student finance in England, headed by the financier Philip Augar, is going to recommend a cut in tuition fees. The first figure floated, £6,500, seems to have drifted up to £7,500 after complaints from universities - but that would still be significantly less than the current maximum of £9,250. With some universities already facing precarious finances - with borrowing, recruitment problems and ... Full story

Economics

Alan raises another $45 million for its health insurance product

Alan raises another $45 million for its health insurance product

Paris-based startup Alan has raised a Series B round of funding of $45 million (€40 million). Index Ventures is once again leading the round, with partners of DST Global also participating. The company had raised a $28 million funding round only ten months ago. Alan is a software-as-a-service startup tackling a very specific industry — the health insurance market in France — and soon across Europe. The company wants to create a well-designed ... Full story

Entertainment

BTS’s J-Hope Makes Meaningful Donation For Birthday

BTS’s J-Hope Makes Meaningful Donation For Birthday

BTS’s J-Hope contributed a generous donation on his birthday! On February 18, the singer donated 100 million won (approximately $89,000) to support low-income students attending his alma mater. J-Hope made the donation through ChildFund Korea’s Gwangju Headquarters. He joins his fans who contributed to around 35 donation projects in honor of his birthday. J-Hope previously also made a donation of 150 million won (approximately $133,000) on ... Full story

Health

Park Myung Soo gifts a deaf child with surgery to enable her to hear

Park Myung Soo gifts a deaf child with surgery to enable her to hear

Park Myung Soo gifted hearing to a deaf child. According to ' Soree 119 ', Park Myung Soo took care of the entire costs of a 5 year old child's surgery to implant an artificial cochlea, as well as all the fees related to her speech therapy. She got her surgery back on the 8th, and when the surgery site heals in a month, she will get her artificial cochlea which will allow her to hear. 'Soree 119' reported that the surgery went well, and that ... Full story

Law

Police hope for new leads - BBC News

Police hope for new leads - BBC News

Image caption Jeanette Kempton's body was found in rural Suffolk on 18 February 1989. Cold case detectives hope a review of an unsolved 1989 murder could help explain why a woman was killed and then dumped 118 miles (190km) from her home. Jeanette Kempton, 32, went missing from Brixton in south London, where she lived with her ex-husband and their two teenage sons, 30 years ago. Her partially decomposed body was found in a ditch at Wangford, ... Full story

Living

Tax-free childcare helps just a fifth of families  News

Tax-free childcare helps just a fifth of families News

Just 91,000 families made use of the new Tax-Free Childcare system in December, according to new government data, That is far below the expected number. Official figures, analysed by the BBC, show that the government had planned and budgeted for 415,000 families to be using the system by October 2017. By December 2018, just 22% of that number have signed up. The government urged families to see if they qualify. The shortfall is partly because ... Full story

Politics

US asked Japanese leader to nominate Trump for Nobel Prize: report

US asked Japanese leader to nominate Trump for Nobel Prize: report

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly nominated President Trump Donald John Trump Gillibrand backs federal classification of third gender: report Former Carter pollster, Bannon ally Patrick Caddell dies at 68 Heather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN Ambassador job MORE for the Nobel Peace Prize on the request of the U.S. government. Reuters, citing a report from the Japanese newspaper Asahi, noted that the U.S. ... Full story

Sport

The Nationals loaded up on pitchers and are betting their season on those arms

The Nationals loaded up on pitchers and are betting their season on those arms

Jeremy Hellickson is eyeing a rotation spot, but brings concerns. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post). Every day, the Washington Nationals pitchers throw bullpen sessions here at spring training with five pitchers lined up on mounds that are eight feet apart. Over the years — or decades — reporters get a sense of the quality of the arms in a team’s entire organization by standing behind a chain-link fence only a couple of steps behind those ... Full story

Technology

A key U.S. ally is close to adding swarming attack drones to its military arsenal

A key U.S. ally is close to adding swarming attack drones to its military arsenal

Swarms of small attack drones that confuse and overwhelm anti-aircraft defenses could soon become an important part of the modern military arsenal, Britain’s defense secretary said, something that would mark a major evolution in robot-enabled warfare. Speaking at the London-based Royal United Services Institute think tank, British defense secretary Gavin Williamson said Britain will fund the development of “swarm squadrons of network enabled ... Full story