Grief support systems have been wrecked by COVID-19

In times of crisis, “it’s even more important to connect,” says Justin Thongsavanh, operations and partnerships manager for The Dinner Party, which has sorted 8,000 grieving 20- and 30-somethings into peer-led support groups around the world. To show people they’re not alone, The Dinner Party has gone digital for the duration of the pandemic. Staff […]

These LG, Samsung, TCL, and Vizio 4K TVs are all on sale for less than $500

For your gaming purposes, the TCL 5 Series 4K TV comes with a built-in game mode that automatically activates and instantly reduces response time to a minimum for smooth frame rates. Additionally, its refresh rate of 120Hz eliminates motion blur and gives you the full frame-by-frame experience, making sure that your gameplay will never be […]

Zoom pulls in more than 200 million daily video users during worldwide lockdowns

On Monday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Boston office issued a warning about Zoom, telling users not to make meetings on the site public or share links widely after it received two reports of unidentified individuals invading school sessions, a phenomenon known as “zoombombing.”

What we loved, gasped at, and were disappointed by in the World Cup

What was the biggest facepalm moment?Samiuddin: Easy – the appointment of Kumar Dharmasena for the final after his semi-final performance. And that blunder actually happened earlier in the year, when they awarded him Umpire of the Year, which meant that, as long as Sri Lanka weren’t in the final, Dharmasena would likely be standing, because […]

World Cup Central: Gavaskar calls 1985 fielding side better than current one

“Mushfiq[ur Rahim] remains consistent, which is important,” Mashrafe said. “Liton [Das] is doing his job. It would have been better had they both scored centuries. We would have reached 300 had [Mahmudullah] Riyad been there for a little bit longer. I think playing India’s high-quality attack in the practice match is going to help us […]

Kelly Clarkson Addresses Adam Levine Leaving

“About 8 years ago, Mark Burnett convinced us to sign up for this show where you sit in a big red chair with your back turned away from the singers on the stage. First thank you must go to Mark. ❤️ We had no idea what we were doing or where it was going,” he […]

‘We were in control but it slipped’ – Nicholas Pooran on disappointment of defeat

As tough as Pooran was being on himself, West Indies couldn’t have imagined being where he had taken them. Coming in at No. 5, Pooran took control of West Indian aspiration and strung together partnerships for the fifth, sixth and seventh wickets that had put West Indies within 30 runs of victory with three overs […]

Israelis told to wear face masks in public, mark religious holidays with close family only

Israeli officials describe the ultra-Orthodox as especially prone to contagion because their districts tend to be poor and congested, and in normal times they are accustomed to holding thrice-daily prayers with often large congregations. Some ultra-Orthodox rabbis have also cast doubt on the coronavirus risk.

Coronavirus | 1 held, dozen booked for group namaz in Noida despite lockdown

An FIR was lodged under provisions including those of the National Disaster Management Act, 2005 and the Uttar Pradesh Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 after a video surfaced on social media on Wednesday evening purportedly showing the gathering on the terrace of a house for the prayer, the police said.

Under pressure, British PM vows ‘massive’ increase in coronavirus tests

“I want to say a special word about testing because it is so important. As I have said for weeks and weeks, this is the way through: this is how we will unlock the coronavirus puzzle, this is how we will defeat it in the end.”