Need To Shop For Toys? Play Around With These Ideas

It’s not difficult to find a great toy. The difficulty lies in coming up with a good toy for your particular child–one that you can afford and that will not pose a danger to your child or your home. Making sure you satisfy all these requirements doesn’t have to be difficult, as you will learn […]


Netherlands humbling a reminder of Matildas’ place in world pecking order

A month before the 2019 Women’s World Cup, Australia played two pre-tournament friendlies. The first was against eventual champions, the United States, which they lost 5-3. The second was against eventual runners-up, the Netherlands, which they lost 3-0. Interim head coach Ante Milicic had taken over the side just a few months earlier, tasked with […]


Using twin-specific birthweight charts reduces the number of ‘high-risk’ pregnancies

A fourth-year medical student at St George’s has authored two papers showing the importance of using twin-specific birthweight charts, rather than those designed for single infant (singleton) pregnancies. Published in the journals Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Journal of Clinical Medicine, the two papers were co-authored by Corey Briffa, in collaboration with researchers […]


China set to clear Tencent’s $3.5 billion Sogou deal subject to data security conditions

China’s antitrust regulator is ready to clear tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd’s plan to take the country’s no.3 search engine Sogou private, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, a move that signals the watchdog is willing to wave some deals through even as it ratchets up sector scrutiny. The regulator, State Administration […]


Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy is coming to Fortnite

Aloy, star of Sony’s 2017 open-world hit Horizon Zero Dawn, will soon be dropping on Fortnite’s battle royale island. The character will be available in the game’s item shop starting on April 15th, with a bundle that includes cosmetics like a Glinthawk glider. Given that Horizon takes place in a world that’s both sci-fi and […]


To Help Protect Your Heart When Stressed, Scientists Suggest Eating or Drinking These Things

Increased consumption of flavanols—a group of molecules occurring naturally in many fruit and vegetables—could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart disease, and thrombosis, according to new research. In their study, researchers at the University of Birmingham discovered that blood vessels were able to function better during mental stress when people […]


We can treat Champions League like an adventure, says Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel urged Chelsea to treat the Champions League like an adventure after they survived a late scare against Porto and reached the semi-finals for the first time since 2014. Although Mehdi Taremi’s stunning overhead kick earned Porto victory in the second leg, it was not enough to stop Chelsea winning their quarter-final 2-1 on […]


Defects in a specific cell type may cause ulcerative colitis

There are many variants of “goblet cells” in the intestines and they seem to have different functions, according to a new study from the University of Gothenburg. The study indicates that defects in goblet cells of a particular type may be a factor contributing to ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease. The entire inside of […]


U.S. adds Chinese supercomputing entities to economic blacklist

The U.S. Commerce Department said Thursday it was adding seven Chinese supercomputing entities to a U.S. economic blacklist for assisting Chinese military efforts. The Commerce Department said the seven were “involved with building supercomputers used by China’s military actors, its destabilizing military modernization efforts, and/or weapons of mass destruction programs.” The department is adding Tianjin […]


Nintendo is releasing a bright blue Switch Lite in May

Nintendo has announced a new color for its portable-only Switch Lite. The new hue is “blue,” which looks pretty close to the Game Boy’s “pocket blue” color variant. The new color could also be inspired by Pantone’s decision to name “classic blue” the Color of the Year for 2020. Blue joins the other four variants […]