Tiny hairs enable bumblebees to detect electrical fields: study finds



Bumblebees are known for some impressive physical feats, including the ability to fly at high altitudes and see ultraviolet light. In 2013, a

Lost pet dog reunites with family after a month thanks to Facebook



A pet dog was miraculously reunited with its family after 33 days of being lost, thanks to Facebook, WhatsApp and numerous dog lovers and friends who helped spread the word about the missing pooch.

880 people died crossing Mediterranean in 1 week, UNHCR says



Shipwrecks and capsizing over the past week have left at least 880 migrants and refugees dead in the central Mediterranean route, according to the UN refugee agency.

Sex workers are staging an opera that confronts how you view them



LONDON — In a dressing room littered with towering high heels and black cutout underwear, an actor is getting ready for the evening’s

How Zlatan Ibrahimović prepares for the Euros



Legendary footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović came from nothing to make his dreams come true. As he likes to say, he worked harder than anyone to get to the top

And on the eve of the Euros, Zlatan has teamed up with another successful Swedish export — Volvo — to give us a glimpse inside the superstar’s head and support Sweden’s bid for the championship. Volvo is making sure Europe knows what they are dealing with — a footballer that can quip “I came like a king, left like a legend” with a straight…

JetBlue passenger forced to change after crew decided her shorts were too short



There may not be an official dress code for the skies, but that doesn’t mean anything goes.

A JetBlue passenger recently learned that at Logan Airport, when a gate agent asked her to change before being allowed to board her flight to Seattle.

Maggie McMuffin, a Burlesque performer in Seattle, says she was told she “needed to put something else on or I would not be allowed to board the flight.”

“I was told it was the pilot’s final say…

Hacker steals Katy Perry’s Twitter account, sends insults to her 89 million followers



Katy Perry’s Twitter account — the largest on the social network, with a whopping 89 million followers — got hacked Monday.

BBC’s $22 computer is now available to everyone



The BBC micro:bit, a small, Raspberry Pi-like computer that was sent to 1 million year 7 students in British schools over the last two months, can now be bought by everyone.

Pakistani women take to social media to protest against a proposal to legalise wife-beating



A Pakistani group has drafted a women’s protection bill that says that a husband can “lightly beat” his wife if needed. In response, numerous gutsy women are protesting with a photo-based social media campaign under the hashtag

Here’s your first glimpse of the ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ characters



LONDON — With less than two months to go before Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opens