Good morning. Today, our news comes from the HEM Bloggers List run by HEMNA on Twitter. India’s second wave of Covid-19 has overwhelmed the healthcare system, leaving hospitals struggling to cope and critical drugs and oxygen in short supply. The … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 30.05.2021: Corona struggles in India and the US
Good morning and Happy Sunday. Our news for today comes via Facebook. Everyone aged 11 years and over who lives, works or is educated in the London postcode area E1 is strongly encouraged to take a COVID-19 PCR test when … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 02.05.2021: Surge testing in Tower Hamlets, tombs discovered in Egypt, and more.
Good morning. Today’s news comes from Twitter. In tragic news this morning, a three-year-old child is reported to have died in a shooting on a street in the American town of Hartford. The child was in a car that was … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 11.04.2021: Child shot dead in US drive-by, other stories
Cardiff, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via KATIE BELLIS/WalesOnline Every year, around 200,000 children in the UK contract chicken pox, an illness that is generally harmless in its juvenile form, but can cause small red spots over the body and … Continue reading HEAD AND SPOT RELIEF?: A hack for itchy children with chicken pox goes viral
Stockport – VIJAY SHAH via ALIA ROPUN, upday, JOE ROBERTS and Metro A five-year-old English child was taken to hospital after coming across a painkiller tablet she found inside a packet of chocolate sweets, online newspaper Metro reported yesterday. The little girl, Annabelle Stark, had gone out trick-or-treating for Hallowe’en with her three-year-old brother, Joel, in the northern England town of Stockport. She was given a pack of Smarties, a sweet containing chocolate covered in a sugar shell popular among children in the United Kingdom. Her mother, Kayleigh Stark, gave the packets of sweets to her children as a treat, only to … Continue reading PILL IN SWEETS PACK: Stockport child sent to hospital by painkiller in Smarties
Houston – VIJAY SHAH via noticiasdelaciencia.com and AgroAlimentando Batteries are one of the most important elements of our technologically driven society. We rely on them to energise everything from children’s toys and torches, to cars and lorries, yet often they can be the bane of our lives too. Batteries can have their drawbacks, such as catching on fire, running out too quickly, leaking, and performing poorly in wintry weather. Recently, researchers led by Dr. Yan Yao at the US’ University of Houston have discovered that manufacturing batteries from a new and inexpensive class of materials may help solve the problem of … Continue reading OUTLASTING THE ENERGIZER BUNNY: US researcher creates stronger batteries with cheap materials
Bad Münstereifel, GERMANY VIJAY SHAH The website Gemstars reports today the story of a man in Germany who lost his wedding ring, only to find it in a place he never expected to discover it in. The 82-year-old, a keen gardener, was said to have been in his yard in the small town of Bad Münstereifel a few years ago, when he found to his horror that his wedding band had slipped from his finger and gone missing. Fearful for any possible impact losing the jewellery would have on his marriage, he searched everywhere for it, but to … Continue reading MARRIAGE AND A VEGETABLE: Husband loses wedding ring; finds it around carrot
Pennsylvania state, UNITED STATES VIJAY SHAH via Al-Jazeera America Astronomers and other scientists observing distant stars using the Kepler telescope have found themselves in a bit of a conundrum after spotting the presence of mysterious objects of immense size orbiting a distant star over 1,500 light years from Earth, Al-Jazeera have reported. Some observers have rumoured the objects to be signs of a super-intelligent and ancient alien civilisation, while others have said that it could be little more than orbiting space debris such as comets or captured asteroid fragments. The Kepler space telescope, managed by American space agency NASA detected an … Continue reading KEPLER TELESCOPE: Mysterious objects spotted orbiting distant star
Your mission….should you choose to accept it….is to look at the spy code matrix from CIA special ops below and locate the missing girl. We believe her last known whereabouts to have been in Calabasas, California. You have all the time in the world. Feel free to make a coffee, and get me one too while you’re there. Two sugars and milky por favor. The world’s safety….and eardrums…are at stake!! Apologies in advance to any fans of a certain mischievous Canadian pop singer….or spelling pedants. The CIA data operatives are so busy crunching code they barely have time to read … Continue reading HUMOUR MOMENT: Find the girl!
A semi-retired builder searching for treasure in the east of the English county of Devon struck historical gold after recently uncovering a hidden hoard of around 20,000 coins dating from the Roman occupation of Britain, national newspaper the Daily Mail reports. The collection of coins, believed to be in the value of £100,000 (US $162,440) was chanced upon by builder and amateur metal detecting enthusiast Laurence Egerton in east Devon, an area in south-western England famed for its picturesque moors and fields. The hoard of Roman money is believed to be one of the largest hauls of historical coinage ever discovered in the U.K. Egerton, aged 51, was in a local field searching for … Continue reading EAST DEVON ROMAN HOARD: Builder uncovers 20,000 ancient coins in field