Novelist Salman Rushdie stabbed in the neck on stage – BBC News BBC Homepage

Novelist Salman Rushdie stabbed in the neck on stage

By Sam Cabral BBC News, Washington August 12, 2022 Photo credit, Getty Images Author Salman Rushdie, who suffered years of Islamist death threats after writing The Satanic Verses, was attacked onstage in New York state. This article is likely to be updated The Booker Prize winner, 75, was speaking at an event at the Chautauqua … Read more

3 of the most extravagant studies of the 2022 Ig Nobel prizes – BBC News Mundo

3 of the most extravagant studies of the 2022 Ig

Drafting BBC News World 2 hours image source, Getty Images The optimal way to turn a doorknob, the development of an algorithm to help the curious decide when to tell the truth and when to lie, or a new study that suggests that the Mayans may have used enemas with alcohol or hallucinogenic herbs, are … Read more

“Putin se lo habría pensado antes de invadir Ucrania si hubiera enfrentado una oposición real a su intervención en Siria”: Tawakkol Karman, premio Nobel de la Paz – BBC News Mundo

Putin se lo habria pensado antes de invadir Ucrania si

Margarita Rodríguez HayFestivalQuerétaro@BBCMundo 1 hora Fuente de la imagen, Getty Images Pie de foto, En junio, Karman visitó -junto a dos ganadoras del Nobel de la Paz- Ucrania y Polonia para pedir el fin de la invasión rusa a su país vecino. Tenía 32 años y estaba dentro de una carpa, en una plaza pública, … Read more

What is the supranormal stimulus, the curious phenomenon by which the instincts can be twisted – BBC News World

What is the supranormal stimulus the curious phenomenon by which

Drafting BBC News World * 2 hours image source, Getty Images Caption, The peacock’s tail is often cited as an example of supernormal stimuli that can be found in nature. Why do we like what we like and how our most basic desires sometimes push us in the wrong direction? In the late 1940s, two … Read more

5 unusual economic indicators (and why experts use them) – BBC News Mundo

5 unusual economic indicators and why experts use them

Drafting BBC News World 1 hour image source, Getty Images “Making predictions is difficult, especially about the future.” This phrase, usually attributed to the Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner Niels Bohr, humorously sums up the predicament in which those dedicated to anticipating what is to come live. The economy is one of the fields … Read more

Qui est Salman Rushdie ? L’écrivain sorti de sa cachette – BBC News Afrique

Qui est Salman Rushdie Lecrivain sorti de sa cachette

il y a 7 heures Crédit photo, PA Media Légende image, Salman Rushdie, devant la chapelle du King’s College à Cambridge en 1993. Le romancier d’origine indienne Sir Salman Rushdie, qui a été poignardé alors qu’il était sur scène à New York, a reçu des menaces de mort en raison de son travail au cours … Read more

El controvertido y sangriento legado de Rodrigo Duterte en Filipinas – BBC News Mundo

El controvertido y sangriento legado de Rodrigo Duterte en Filipinas

Howard Johnson y Virma Simonette BBC News, Filipinas 32 minutos Fuente de la imagen, Reuters Pie de foto, Rodrigo Duterte subió al poder por primera vez en la década de 1980. Este jueves, Ferdinand Marcos Junior fue juramentado como presidente de Filipinas. Su ascenso al cargo significa el regreso al poder la familia Marcos, 36 … Read more

5 señales de recuperación de la economía de Venezuela (y sus límites) – BBC News Mundo

5 senales de recuperacion de la economia de Venezuela y

Ángel Bermúdez (@angelbermudez) BBC News Mundo 1 hora Fuente de la imagen, Getty Images Pie de foto, La dolarización de facto ha dado mayor estabilidad a la economía. “Venezuela se arregló” es una frase que ha estado circulando durante meses en las redes sociales creando polémica dentro y fuera del país sudamericano. Muchos la pronuncian … Read more

Alejandro Madrigal, the Mexican scientist who is honored on the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II in full celebration of the Platinum Jubilee – BBC News Mundo

Alejandro Madrigal the Mexican scientist who is honored on the

Margaret Rodriguez BBC News World 1 hour image source, Mariana Castineiras/BBC World When Alejandro Madrigal was a teenager, he went from door to door selling clothes and shoes to help support his family, little did he imagine that he would be decorated by the Queen of England. “I had to look for all kinds of … Read more

Swahili, the language that went from being a “dark dialect” to becoming the most widely spoken African language in the world – BBC News World

Swahili the language that went from being a dark dialect

Norberto Paredes @norbertparedes BBC News World 47 minutes image source, Getty Images Caption, A Maasai tribal boy learning Swahili in a remote village in Kenya. Centuries ago it was known as a “dark” language; today it has become the most spoken of the continent that grows the most demographically. Swahili -also called Swahili-, is an … Read more