England’s Test series with India lacks anyone to write home about it

The first Test against India starts on Wednesday at Trent Bridge, with barely an ahem; let alone a ta-da. It has been a peculiarly modest buildup to a five-Test series, to what Virat Kohli calls “the absolute pinnacle of the game”. This is no reflection on India, but on a sport-soaked summer, the Euros wallchart […]


Large catheters, small veins, increase blood clot risk for cancer patients

A world-first study led by the University of South Australia has found that cancer patients receiving chemotherapy intravenously have more than double the risk of developing a blood clot or thrombosis if the vein is too small and the catheter occupies more than 45 percent of the vein. The finding, published in the British Medical […]


BHP delivers final offer to workers at Chile’s Escondida copper mine

Labor contract negotiation at Chile’s Escondida mine, the world’s largest copper deposit, entered into a critical phase on Monday with the delivery of a final offer by operator BHP (BHP.AX), according to an internal memo sent by the company to workers and seen by Reuters. Negotiations over the past two months between the company and […]


Apple will scan photos stored on iPhones and iCloud for child abuse imagery

Apple has announced more about what the Financial Times reported and revealed new tools coming to iMessage that warn children about sexually explicit photos. The new features will be coming later this year as updates to iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and macOS Monterey. You can read more about them on Apple’s website. Our […]


DIY fan creates swimming pool in his back garden in 12 hours using wooden pallets

A man has gone viral on social media after sharing how he managed to create a fully-functioning swimming pool in his back garden in just 12 hours, using wooden pallets There are loads of things we can achieve in 12 hours if we put our minds to it – including building our own swimming pool […]