Sport

Australia men’s cricket team set to tour Pakistan for first time in 24 years

Australia’s men’s cricket team are set to tour Pakistan for the first time since 1998, to play a series of three Test matches, three one-day internationals and one T20 international game in March and April 2022. The Tests will form part of the ICC World Test Championship and will be played in Karachi, Rawalpindi and […]

Lifestyle

Drug used to prevent miscarriage increases risk of cancer in offspring

Exposure in utero to a drug used to prevent miscarriage can lead to an increased risk of developing cancer, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston). The study was published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The drug, 17α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17-OHPC), is a synthetic […]

Business

Fintech funding in Southeast Asia triples to record $3.5 bln this yr

Financial technology (fintech) funding in Southeast Asia jumped more than three times in the first nine months of this year compared with full-year 2020, reaching a record $3.5 billion, a report showed on Wednesday. The rebound was driven by 167 deals including 13 mega rounds, which accounted for $2 billion of the total funding, according […]

Technology

Nintendo Switch gets a somewhat limited Twitch app

Twitch released a native app for the Nintendo Switch this week. However, the service doesn’t integrate into the platform as well as it does PlayStation and Xbox, and the features are limited compared to the PC version or website. Still, this increases the small but growing number of streaming apps for the Switch. The Twitch […]

News

The Good Guys Calendar is a Celebration of Men and Their Good Deeds – Hang it on Your Wall in 2022

Her twelve favorites now make up a 2022 calendar called Good Guys. “I focused on men because the news has been full of negative role models, and I believe having positive role models is essential,” she told GNN. She photographed the twelve men in their natural environments and interviewed them, being sure to tell their […]

Sport

Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester United and City approved for safe standing trial

Five football clubs will take part in a safe standing trial from 1 January 2022, the sports minister Nigel Huddleston has confirmed. Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham, Chelsea in the Premier League, and Cardiff City in the Championship, are the clubs whose applications to operate licensed safe standing areas have been approved. The trial marks […]

Lifestyle

Scientists pinpoint key trigger of Crohn’s disease

A new treatment may be on the horizon for people with a major form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) called Crohn’s disease, after a McMaster University-led study identified serotonin as a possible trigger of flare-ups. Scientists discovered that increased levels of serotonin hormones prevent gut cells from carrying out autophagy, the routine ‘housework’ of cleaning […]

Business

Oracle partners with India’s Airtel in boost for cloud business

Cloud service provider Oracle (ORCL.N) on Wednesday said it was partnering with Indian telecoms group Bharti Airtel’s (BRTI.NS) data centre unit in an expansion push that will widen the U.S. company’s customer access in one of its fastest-growing markets. The partnership with Airtel Nxtra will help Oracle, which runs a cloud region in financial capital […]

Technology

Eighteen high severity vulnerabilities remediated in AMD’s Radeon graphics driver packages

Graphics driver updates from GPU hardware manufacturers are typically met with healthy doses of excitement and skepticism. Some users look forward to the potential game and application support, functionality, or pure FPS a new package can provide. Others are hesitant to take the leap for fear that the release might cause more problems than it […]

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Students Build Solar-Powered Pop-Up Van For Touring in a Brilliant Mobile Home That Has Zero Emissions

22 Dutch university students have completed an 1,800 mile road trip powered only by the sun, on a quest to show that sustainable vehicles can let you travel the world without harming the environment. Enrolled in Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, the students say their van—named Stella Vita—is the world’s first solar powered […]