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Hottest cut of all – Gaza barber wields blowtorch

GAZA: In Ramadan Odwan's barbershop in Gaza, hair isn't just blow-dried, it's blowtorch-dried. "People have gone crazy about it, many people are curious to go through the experience and they are not afraid," he told Reuters. "People here love adventures." Odwan, 37, is not the first stylist in the world to use flame to straighten hair, but his craft is unique in the Gaza Strip. WATCH: Pakistani hairdresser uses fire to style hair In his salon in the southern Gaza town of Rafah, Odwan applied what he…

U.S. agencies say 2015 was hottest on record, shatters records

WASHINGTON: Last year’s global average temperature was the hottest ever by the widest margin on record, two U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday, adding to pressure for deep greenhouse gas emissions cuts scientists say are needed to arrest warming that is disrupting the global climate.