A woman who spent seven years hunting for her long-lost sister discovered she was her next door neighbor – after spotting her name on a delivery.
Hillary Harris, 31, knew her sibling was called Dawn Johnson – then noticed that name on a post in her building.
If we teach young Muslim girls about sex, we can stop the next wave of radicalisation. Today’s teenagers aren’t just flicking through the pages of fiction in their bedroom: they are talking to jihadis on social media and these heroes are telling them how beautiful they are, and sending pictures of themselves – it’s intoxicating, it’s addictive and it’s the stuff of teenage dreams…more: independent.co.uk
Thirty-nine million people in the world are blind, and the majority lost their sight due to curable and preventable diseases. But how do you test and treat people who live in remote areas, where expensive, bulky eye equipment is hard to come by? TED Fellow Andrew Bastawrous demos a smartphone app and cheap hardware that might help.