Image source, ShowtimeImage caption, Billions stars British actor Damian LewisPublic relations headaches for trendy exercise brand Peloton keep coming, with another unfavourable TV reference.After a fictional character in the Sex and the City reboot died of a heart attack using a cycle machine, there's been a brush with death in Billions.SPOILER...
Image source, Getty ImagesThe draft online safety bill would not stop the sharing of "insidious" images of child abuse and violence against women and girls, MPs have said.The Commons culture committee warned the government its proposed legislation is not clear or robust enough.Content which is currently technically legal, such as deepfake...
This video can not be playedTo play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.View video in browser: Media caption, Watch: Convertible flying car takes to the skyA flying car capable of hitting speeds over 100mph (160kmh) and altitudes above 8,000ft (2,500m) has been issued with a certificate of...
Image source, JETSON AEROImage caption, Personal eVTOLs are the smallest class of electric vertical take-off and landing vehiclesPeter Ternstrom was about nine years old when he first saw the movie, Return of the Jedi, at the cinema. The scene in which Luke and Leia take to hover-bikes on a high-speed chase...
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Image source, ReutersPublished21 January 2022Call of Duty is to remain on Playstation, Microsoft bosses have said, after news that the tech giant is to buy games company Activision Blizzard. The deal worth $68.7bn (£50.57bn) had raised questions over the future of the shooter video game franchise, which is a big hit on...
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Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The game has become extremely popular in just a few monthsThe developer of a game with the same name as smash hit Wordle has donated money made from his app to charity, after people mistakenly downloaded it.Steve Cravotta said he had seen more than 200,000 downloads...
A new safety app has been developed by a team of volunteers with experience of abuse and violence. ...
Child psychologyBabies learn about the world by looking at who shares salivaDrools of attractionTHE COMPLEXITIES of human relations are difficult enough for adults to navigate—and they have at least some idea of the rules. Children have yet to learn those rules. Infants are, nonetheless, able quickly to identify close relationships between...
Marine conservationIlluminating fishing nets may reduce by-catchA green light for saving sharks and raysSMALL-SCALE fisheries supply many people with food. Almost all of those who ply them rely on gillnets to trap their prey. But gillnets trap other things, besides: endangered animals such as turtles; dangerous ones, such as Humboldt squid;...
Image source, EPAUS mobile networks AT&T and Verizon have agreed to postpone the rollout of their new 5G service at some airports.The C-band service, which offers faster speeds and broader coverage, was due to be turned on tomorrow. But airlines in the US have pushed to delay the start, warning that...
Image source, Getty ImagesHow do you solve a problem like bad information?When it comes to understanding science and making health decisions, it can have life-or-death consequences. People dissuaded from taking vaccines as a result of reading misleading information online have ended up in hospital or even died. And inaccurate or completely...
Image source, Getty ImagesUS mobile networks AT&T and Verizon have agreed to postpone the expansion of their 5G service at some airports.The service was due to start operating in more places on Wednesday after two earlier delays.But ten leading US airlines say the new technology could cause thousands of flights to...
Image source, Getty ImagesMPs are unconvinced the government will meet its target to make 1Gbps broadband available to 85% of the country by 2025.There was no detailed plan for remote areas commercial providers will not cover, the Public Accounts Committee said.The government scaled back a plan for nationwide coverage by 2025,...
This video can not be playedTo play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.View video in browser: Media caption, Amber Norsworthy received a phone notification saying an unknown accessory was tracking herAmber Norsworthy lives in Mississippi with her four children.It had just turned 3pm when she got home...
Tropical diseasesA field test for malaria resistanceIt will help to save lives, and may slow resistance’s spreadAN ARMS RACE between pharmacologists and malaria parasites has been going on since the mid-19th century, when widespread use of quinine began. Few better illustrations of natural selection exist than the repeated emergence of resistance...
Image source, Getty ImagesThe 10 biggest US airlines have warned that the impending switch-on of 5G mobile phone services will cause "major disruption" to flights.They said the start of Verizon and AT&T 5G mobile phone services, planned for Wednesday, would cause a "completely avoidable economic calamity".Airlines fear C-band 5G signals will...
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