30 million people infected by COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus surpasses 30 million cases and 945, 166 deaths affecting 213 countries and territories around the world, and 2 international conveyances. “We must keep on protecting each other “Wash your hands, cover your face, Make space if you have symptoms book a test”,  according to NHS UK. The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a…

Maxwell and Carey ensure series win for Australia

Third One-day international, Emirates Old Trafford. England 302-7 (50 overs): Baristow 112, Billings 57, Zampa 3-51   Australia 305-7  (49.34 overs): Maxwell 108, Carey  106, Woakes 2-46. Australia won by three wickets, win series 2-1 Glenn Maxw tha  ensured Australia to a thrilling one-day series victory over England at Emirates Old Trafford. Chasing  303, Maxwell …

Is there life in Venus?

An international team of researchers led by Jane Greaves from Cardiff University has spotted phosphine, a rare and toxic gas, in the atmosphere of Venus suggesting that it may be home to alien life. They reported their findings in an article published in Nature Astronomy today. The sheer quantity of phosphine found on Venus cannot be…

Guru of Middle-class and re-designer of post-war Britain

Sir Terence Orby Conran, the innovative British designer who revolutionised retail and décor with his iconic Habitat stores died, aged 88. He promoted the best of British design, culture, and the arts around the world with a very simple belief that good design improves the quality of people’s lives.” His empire went on to span…

ARM taken over by Nvidia

ARM Holdings, a UK-based computer chip designer, is at the heart of most smartphones, and other devices are being sold to the American graphics chip specialist Nvidia for £31.2bn ($40bn). Nvidia has promised to keep the business based in the UK, to hire more staff, and to retain Arm’s brand and create “ the premier…

Mulan

Disney is dropping $200million on  war film, complete with balletic wire-work swordplay, wallrunning, fireworks, cannons, avalanches. “The money is on the screen” as they say, but not on the big screen, as Disney is asking for a one-off premium of £19.99 on their Disney+ subscription servicd in a bold decision doe is movie releases. Mulan…

Keepon Dreaming

REVIEW OF LUCID – When dreaming gives a young man wake up call.  Available on Sky, Virgin, iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Play Station, and Microsoft from September 7, 2020. Here is a story which breaks ground in some respects and has an angle of otherworldliness and fact merging with fiction in the script. Zel (Laurie Calvert…

Ancient Greece’s early medicine and healing

Hippocrates is a celebrated worldwide father of medicine and the Hippocratic Oath is admired throughout the medical profession as a founding statement of ethics and ideals. In the fifth century BC, The ancient Greeks even wrote of medicine as a newly discovered craft they had invented. Robin Lane Fox’s book put Greek invention of medicine…