Sport

Jonny Bairstow indispensable to England after so long as spare part

The sound is unique. How can this be? A regulation cricket bat hitting a regulation cricket ball: logic tells us this should sound the same whoever is swinging it. And yet intuition tells us otherwise. Kevin Pietersen’s shots sounded like the crack of a rifle. Matthew Hayden’s sounded like an axe slicing through a tree. […]

Lifestyle

Virtual reality technology could strengthen effects of traditional rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis

In a recent article, Kessler Foundation scientists advocated for the incorporation of virtual reality (VR) technology in cognitive rehabilitation research in multiple sclerosis (MS). They presented a conceptual framework supporting VR as an adjuvant to traditional cognitive rehabilitation and exercise training for MS, theorizing that VR could strengthen the effects of traditional rehabilitative therapies by […]

Business

Tepco shares tumble 7% on reported interest in bid for Toshiba

Shares of Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) (9501.T) fell more than 7% on Wednesday after a news report that the Japanese power utility is considering joining a state-backed fund to buy Toshiba Corp (6502.T). Tepco is considering joining a partnership between state-backed Japan Investment Corp and Japan Industrial Partners to bid for Toshiba, and is […]

Technology

Amazfit T-Rex 2 Rugged Smartwatch Launched In India: Price, Features

Amazfit has launched its new T-Rex 2 rugged smartwatch in India this week, and you can pre-order this gadget on its official website. The new T-Rex series smartwatch gets military-grade durability and is packed with features for power users. The device looks to give you the best of smart and health features and provide you […]

News

12-year-old author becomes youngest to publish a book series

An author from Saudi Arabia became a Guinness World Record holder at the age of 12 when she was confirmed as the world’s youngest person to publish a book series (female). Ritaj Hussain Alhazmi, who is now 13, was 12 years 295 days old when Guinness World Records verified her title. Alhazmi published her first […]

Sport

Pujara helps India stay on top of England despite Bairstow’s brilliant century

England’s apparent reinvention as a fearless chasing team in Test cricket this summer is heading for its stiffest examination following a lively third day in which not even Jonny Bairstow’s latest celestial century could prevent India taking full control. By stumps, as Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad prepared to plunge their weary feet into ice […]

Lifestyle

Timing smoking cessation attempts with women’s hormone levels could improve success

Classic characters like Holly Golightly of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and Danny Zuko of “Grease” certainly enhanced the cultural aesthetic of cigarette smoking. But since their time, we’ve learned a lot about the dangers of smoking and the importance of quitting. And while we may never know if these characters would have tried to quit, had […]

Business

Hacker claims to have stolen 1 bln records of Chinese citizens from police

A hacker has claimed to have procured a trove of personal information from the Shanghai police on one billion Chinese citizens, which tech experts say, if true, would be one of the biggest data breaches in history. The anonymous internet user, identified as “ChinaDan”, posted on hacker forum Breach Forums last week offering to sell […]

Technology

Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 Review: Should You Spend Rs 2.4 Lakh On this Beast?

Gaming laptops are considered a niche product, despite their ability to handle day-to-day tasks with much ease and finesse. Gaming, as a segment, has blown-up since the past couple of years, and with more and more people taking up gaming, be it as a casual activity or professionally, gaming companies have noticed this and there […]

News

Deputy wrangles loose pig in Virginia road

A Virginia sheriff’s office said “everything is swine” after a deputy and bystanders came to the rescue of a loose pig spotted wandering loose in a roadway. The Office of the Stafford County Sheriff said in a pun-filled Facebook post that Deputy R.M. Connelly was conducting a traffic stop about 6:40 a.m. Monday on U.S. […]