Health workers declare nationwide strike

Others include Dr. A. B. Akintola, President, Senior Staff Association of Universities Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions, SSAUTHRIAI and Dr.Ezekiel Popoola, General Secretary; Dr. O. Ogbonna, President, Nigerian Union of Alied, Health Professionals, NUAHP; the General Secretary, Martin Egbanubi; Hassan Makolo, National President, Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational & Associated Institutions, NASU, and […]

Withings ScanWatch review: health-tracking watch with 30-day battery

The watch can automatically record activities such as walking, running and swimming, measuring duration, calories and other relevant data such as Vo2 Max – a fairly common measure of cardiorespiratory fitness. Other sports can be manually tracked, too, using the menu system. The watch lacks its own GPS for tracking routes, instead relying on your […]

Smoke Advisory In Effect, Unhealthy Air Quality Declared For Parts Of Southern California

Central Los Angeles Northwest Coastal LA County Southwest Coastal LA County South Coastal LA Southeast LA County West San Fernando Valley East San Fernando Valley West San Gabriel Valley East San Gabriel Valley Pomona-Walnut Valley South San Gabriel Valley South Central Los Angeles County Santa Clarita Valley San Gabriel Mountains Irritation from the wildfire smoke […]

COVID-19 and Security Theater

Can you get it from a doorknob? Do I need to spray down grocery packaging with disinfectant?  These are certainly valid questions, and can be addressed scientifically, but from the point of view of the progression of the pandemic, the huge amounts of data available really seem to point to the following: this is a respiratory […]

Edo 2020: I want INEC to conduct free, fair elections — Obaseki

“The governor here is the chief security officer in the sate, but here they are bringing more security officers into the state to assist him in maintaining peace.

Biases Are Neither All Good nor All Bad

For example, many of us are biased by the similarity effect: that is, we tend to prefer people who are more like us than people who are less like us. When we encounter new people, this can obviously be difficult to determine as we don’t know anything about them beyond their physical appearance. This can lead […]

Gargling Marijuana?

Typically, a paper submitted to a journal is screened by its editors to determine if it meets formalistic technical requirements, and then it is forwarded to so-called “thought-leaders,” who have a few weeks to provide comments. Their feedback allows editors to make a preliminary decision about a paper’s potential value. The authors may be given […]

Dear Oliver Dowden, have you even begun to grasp the scale of our arts crisis?

We are in a situation like that in a Shakespeare history play, where messengers arrive hourly with bad news from all ends of the kingdom. The Nuffield Southampton, which combines a new city centre theatre with a longstanding campus playhouse, is closing, with 86 roles made redundant. The Theatre Royal Plymouth has made its entire […]

Parliament monsoon session: Azad, Adhir to decide Congress strategy

Apart from Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, the meeting of the strategy group was also attended by former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, his deputy Anand Sharma, party leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, his deputy Gaurav Gogoi, AK Antony, Ahmed […]

Netflix Pays $30 Million For Secret Zendaya/John David Washington Movie Filmed During Pandemic

The movie is called Malcolm & Marie, and it was directed by Euphoria creator Sam Levinson. According to Deadline, Malcolm & Marie was filmed “quietly” during the pandemic in June and July this year at the Feldman Architecture’s Caterpillar House in compliance with COVID-19 health and safety measures. The movie is black and white, and […]