Worlds heaviest man is having bypass surgery to save life Play

Worlds heaviest man is having bypass surgery to save life

A Mexican who used to weigh 1,311 pounds will undergo bypass surgery to save his life. Juan Pedro Franco is believed to be the heaviest man in the world.The 31-year-old has already lost 385 pounds to prepare for the surgery. Battling obesity all his life, Franco hopes the surgery will allow him to live normally. He has been bed-ridden for the last seven years.Mexico is the global leader in obesity, with 35% of adolescents overweight or obese. May 6, 2017
Danish brewery produces Pisner beer using recycled human urine Play

Danish brewery produces Pisner beer using recycled human urine

A Danish beer has been brewed using 50,000 litres of human urine as fertiliser for the malting barley. It is the brewerys attempt to recycle beer urine collected at a music festival.A limited 60,000 bottles of Pisner will be sold in Demark. The final product does not contain any urine itself. The beer is said to have a light and refreshing taste. May 6, 2017
Chinese navy ship that foiled pirate attack on bulk carrier hands over suspects to Somalia Play

Chinese navy ship that foiled pirate attack on bulk carrier hands over suspects to Somalia

Three suspected pirates were handed over to Somali authorities by the Chinese navy. The pirates had tried to attack a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden when they were captured.Indian and Chinese naval vessels nearby responded to the crews call for help. The three suspects will be tried on piracy-related charges.The number of attacks have declined since 2013, following tightened security on shipping but attacks spiked again this year following a severe drought in Somalia. May 6, 2017