Is Boots open today?

products containing paracetamol pain relief cough and cold products children’s medicine thermometers tissues and wipes hand sanitisers, soap and handwash feminine hygiene baby milks nappies baby sterilising and antibacterial products Boots recently also revealed that due to social distancing rules, they have put restrictions in place to ensure that the coronavirus spread is kept to […]

These Are The Best Memorial Day Sales Worth Shopping Today

Traditionally a time to score deep discounts on mattresses, a number of other retailers have jumped on the Memorial Day sales bandwagon to offer price-drops on everything from shoes and apparel, to tech toys and furniture. We’ve rounded up a list of our favorite deals to shop this weekend below. Keep checking back as we […]

What every parent needs to know about myopia

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, heavy reliance on screens for entertainment, communication, work and remote learning has put a strain on everyone’s eyes. According to the GMAC survey, 61% of parents said their children’s use of video games has increased, and 44% said their children spend four hours or more on electronic devices each day […]

Outdoor playtime might help kids’ eyesight

No less than Johannes Kepler, the astronomer and inventor who refined glass lenses for eyeglasses, was convinced that his poring over astronomical charts and calculations in the late 1500s was responsible for his nearsightedness. Kepler had it right when it came to the orbit of planets, but he was wrong about how the environment influences […]

Covid-19 symptoms: What we know now and what to do

Fatigue may continue long after the virus is gone. Anecdotal reports from people who have recovered from Covid-19 have said exhaustion and lack of energy continue well past the standard recovery period of a few weeks. Some continue to experience fatigue and other symptoms for months. As more cases of lengthy illness appear, these unlucky […]

Peacock’s Brave New World review: Chilling dystopia in Ikea gray

The new TV adaptation, available from July 15 on NBC’s streaming service Peacock, re-examines the story for a modern age. It certainly adds a dash of cursing, a touch of violence, some Radiohead and a load of people getting their kit off. But it lacks a certain directness. The Handmaid’s Tale is about sexism. Watchmen […]

Shruti Haasan says she feels like an outsider in Bollywood: ‘There is a whole North-South thing that constantly happens’

A. I think there is and there isn’t. There was a time I listened to the pressure. As far as my nose surgery goes, it’s a choice I made, even after my first film was done because my nose was broken. I didn’t like the way it felt. I didn’t like the way it looked. […]

1 in 10 Brits find love after watching ‘how to date’ vids online

Putting in contact lenses Getting stains out of clothing Progressing with a computer game Shaving for the first time Learning French Baking cookies Applying gel nails Poaching an egg Just under 20 per cent of those polled, via OnePoll, now believe they’re experts at cooking after consulting videos, and 11 per cent have mastered the […]

The long, ugly history of how police have tracked protesters

But there’s hope on the horizon. Across the country, cities and towns have started putting civilians in charge of police surveillance through Civilian Control over Police Surveillance ordinances. In New York, where some of the most brutal policing tactics and surveillance have unfolded, a bill called the Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology (POST) Act would […]

Joe Dante Talks The Hole! [Exclusive]

Joe Dante: Like everyone in Hollywood, I am working on many projects at once. I spent a lot of time trying to make a movie about Roger Corman shooting The Trip. I almost got it made, I was this close. Then the whole thing fell apart. I had been working on that for a few […]