Indian police arrest seven for ‘celebrating’ Pakistan cricket win

Indian police have arrested seven Muslim youths for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in a cricket match on Sunday. Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister, Yogi Adityanath, a senior Bharatiya Janata party figure, said in a tweet that the three may be charged with sedition, on top of the charges of cyberterrorism and “promoting enmity among […]


Non-thermal atmospheric plasma stimulates new bone formation in critical bone defects of animal model

A collaborative project between the Osaka City University Graduate Schools of Medicine and BioMedical Engineering Center (BMEC) revealed new bone formation in critical bone defects of an animal model with an exposure to a pencil-type non-thermal atmospheric-pressure plasma during surgery. Recent technological innovations that have allowed plasma to be generated at room temperature and at […]


Meta Platforms shares rise as Facebook rebrands to focus on metaverse

Shares of Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) rose marginally in premarket trading on Friday after social media giant Facebook rebranded itself to build the “metaverse”, a shared virtual environment. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday the new name reflects the company’s work invested in the metaverse, rather than its namesake social media service, which […]


Apple’s new M1 Max MacBook Pro is getting a virtual turbo button for High Power Mode

Apple wants you to think of its new M1 Max MacBook Pro as a beast of a machine — it actually calls it a “beast” in the ad — but the upcoming macOS Monterey, which ships alongside the new Macs, will unleash its full potential. MacRumors contributor Steve Moser discovered a new “High Power Mode” […]


Neighbour leaves rude note asking woman to take her washing inside as it looks ‘tacky’

A woman was stunned after one of her neighbours left a note demanding that she remove her washing from the line outside as it looks “tacky” – but she got revenge with a message of her own Neighbours can either be the greatest people on the planet or an absolute nightmare, depending on who they […]


What happened to Emiliano Sala and what was the trial about?

What happened to Emiliano Sala?The Argentinian striker Emiliano Sala, 28, was being flown from Nantes in France to the Welsh capital to join his new club, Cardiff City, on the evening of 21 January 2019 when the single-engine Piper Malibu aircraft plunged into the Channel north of Guernsey in bad weather. His body was recovered […]


Short on sleep? Your heart may have a harder time adjusting to disruptions during sleep

Otherwise healthy adults with chronically limited sleep showed abnormal heart rate patterns in a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology. The study was chosen as an APS select article for October. “We really have to look at sleep as a major pillar of our overall health just like we […]


After Facebook change, Big Tech’s FAANG considers toothless MAANG

MAANG? MANGA? Or MAMATA? Facebook’s (FB.O) rebranding to Meta Platforms has launched a search for a new name for the high-flying FAANG group that also includes Apple (AAPL.O), (AMZN.O), Netflix (NFLX.O) and Alphabet (GOOGL.O). Facebook on Thursday announced it is now called Meta Platforms as the social media company shifts to building the ambitious […]


PUBG: New State arrives on iOS and Android on November 11th

PUBG: New State, the upcoming free-to-play mobile game, will release on iOS and Android on November 11th, its publisher Krafton announced today. The game is set in the year 2051, and will offer a futuristic take on the multiplayer-focused PUBG formula with new features like weapon customization and in-game drones. New State will be available […]