Hero military veteran, 88, declares ‘fear is not in my dictionary’ as he saves woman from five knife-wielding robbers

Hero military veteran, 88, declares 'fear is not in my dictionary' as he saves woman from five knife-wielding robbers

An 88-year-old military veteran has been praised for "extraordinary bravery" after fighting off a gang of five robbers to rescue a young woman from being mugged. John Nixon, a widower, told the Evening Standard he trained as a commando at the Achnacarry depot in the Highlands in the 1940s and fought in the Korean War.

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British woman investigated for Holocaust denial in Germany

British woman investigated for Holocaust denial in Germany

German police are investigating a British woman for suspected incitement after she questioned the Holocaust during a far-right protest in the eastern city of Dresden. A spokeswoman for Dresden police says Australian-born Michele Renouf is one of two people being investigated for remarks made at a neo-Nazi rally Saturday commemorating those killed in the 1945 Allied bombing of the city.

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NYC rape case highlights loophole that allows police to dodge sex assault charges

NYC rape case highlights loophole that allows police to dodge sex assault charges

The 18-year-old woman was driving with two friends near Coney Island in September when the two plainclothes detectives pulled her over and found marijuana. The officers released the two male passengers, handcuffed the woman and told her she was under arrest, prosecutors say. Then, investigators say, detectives Eddie Martins and Richard Hall repeatedly sexually assaulted her before releasing her on Sept 5. The woman went to the hospital, where prosecutors say DNA was obtained that matched both men.

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Sir David Attenborough to present new animal series Dynasty

Sir David Attenborough to present new animal series Dynasty

The broadcaster and naturalist will take viewers inside the lives of different animals – lions, hunting dogs, chimpanzees, tigers, and emperor penguins – in each episode, focusing on the most critical period of their lives. Each of the animals is the ruler in their families or tribes, and determined to retain their power and protect their dynasties. However, the odds are stacked against them as the planet is changing at an extraordinary rate, putting their habitats under increasing pressure.

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Bitcoin Goes Above $11,000 for the First Time since January

Bitcoin Goes Above $11,000 for the First Time since January

In recent times, Bitcoin has been doing quite badly. In fact, some industry experts have warned that the price could fall to near zero any time. However, it recently managed to go over the $11,000 mark, quelling fears that it was in free fall. At the start of February, the coin experienced a major sell-off over fears that it was facing tougher regulation. However, those fears appear to have gone away.

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Mario Is Getting His Own Fancy Encyclopedia

Mario Is Getting His Own Fancy Encyclopedia

Having had tremendous success with its trio of The Legend of Zelda reference books, Dark Horse Publishing sets its sights on the Mushroom Kingdom, chronicling three decades of Nintendo gaming in the Super Mario Encyclopedia. The Super Mario Encyclopedia is an exhaustive look at nearly every Super Mario game Nintendo’s made, from Super Mario Bros. in 1985 to 2015's Super Mario 3D World (apparently Super Mario Odyssey missed the cut-off date).

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Gates says billionaires should pay ‘significantly’ more taxes

Gates says billionaires should pay 'significantly' more taxes

Bill Gates says he has paid more than $10 billion in taxes over a lifetime but billionaires like him should pay "significantly" more because they benefit more from the system. The Microsoft co-founder, the world's second richest man after Amazon's Jeff Bezos, was critical of a recent US tax overhaul that slashed corporate taxes and lowered the top bracket for individual income.

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Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future

Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future

With their insensitivity to decoherence, Majorana particles could become stable building blocks of quantum computers. The problem is that they only occur under very special circumstances. Now, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have succeeded in manufacturing a component that is able to host the sought-after particles.

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LG will reportedly introduce a redesigned flagship phone in June

LG will reportedly introduce a redesigned flagship phone in June

LG will introduce a redesigned flagship phone in June, codenamed Judy, reports Venture Beat. LG has previously said it would depart from its predictable smartphone launch cycle, with this June rumor marking a notable change. LG traditionally launches its G-series phones in the first half of the year, followed by its V-series in the second half.

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