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Nigeria stampede kills job seekers

Nigeria stampede kills job seekers

A stampede among jobseekers taking a recruitment test in the national stadium in the Nigerian capital Abuja has left many people dead and injured. A journalist for French news agency AFP said he had counted seven corpses. The stampede came ...

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Cool Poetry: ANGST by Chino Ibe

Cool Poetry: ANGST by Chino Ibe

By Chino Ibe Where do we go from here? All we do is err. The oil from the delta, Some guzzle from a pitcher, Look at their bellies, Portly with all our monies. What happened to our coal? Something the ...

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Who takes more Selfies: Women or Men?

Who takes more Selfies: Women or Men?

A new research project about, of all things, the “selfie,” shows we women may have a long way to go. The project called Selfiecity, backed by the City University of New York, California Institute of Telecommunication and Information, and the ...

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NASA discovers 715 new planets

NASA discovers 715 new planets

Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once. By way of comparison, about 1,000 planets total had been identified ...

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COOL EVENTS: Annual University Crest Awards- Details

COOL EVENTS: Annual University Crest Awards- Details

By Terry Odenigbo Nigeria may be the most populous Nation in Africa, but its youth and higher educational system have been dealt heavy blows in the past six months by the crippling national strike. The unwelcome hiatus is over and ...

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Grammar 101: Got vs Gotten

Grammar 101: Got vs Gotten

In American and Canadian English, the past participle of the verb get is usually gotten. For example, we might say, “I have gotten behind on my work,” or, “The book was not gotten easily.” Got is the participle in some ...

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Grammar 101: Commenter vs Commentator

Grammar 101: Commenter vs Commentator

By Obi Odenigbo NoCoolStory returns with yet another edition of Grammar 101 A commenter is someone who makes isolated comments. These days, the word most often refers to people who post comments on blogs and news websites. A commentator is ...

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GRAMMAR101: Ambience vs Ambiance

GRAMMAR101: Ambience vs Ambiance

By Obinna Odenigbo In an age where most words and pronunciations in English have been reduced to slangs and urban lingo, NoCoolStory has seen the need to introduce Grammar 101- where we attempt to give rules and roots of the ...

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