Language Barriers Limit Access to Coronavirus News for Some European Migrants

Providing information to communities that don’t speak the national language fluently had a catastrophic impact in Sweden. Six of the first 15 coronavirus casualties in Sweden had a Somali background. The Swedish government has now committed to providing coronavirus-related news in 15 languages, including Somali.

‘War on cancer’ metaphors may do harm, research shows

Martin Ledwick, Cancer Research UK’s head information nurse, said: “There are no right or wrong words for people talking about their own personal experience and some people do see their cancer experience as a fight or a battle. But for others, we know that ‘fighting talk’ can be unhelpful and make them feel guilty or […]

Polestar 3 SUV Will Look A Lot Like Gorgeous Precept Concept

Speaking to Maximilian Missoni, Polestar’s Head of Design, we learned that the Precept concept’s striking styling will carry over to the Polestar 3. “The Precept is a manifesto that is not only there to show the whole design language of the brand, but also to introduce the Polestar 3,” Missoni notes.

Cristiano Ronaldo urges fans to attempt ‘core crusher challenge’ during coronavirus pandemic

Italian FA: Season has to finishWhat’s your favourite Premier League goal?Gabriel Jesus: Superstar in waiting?The five-time Ballon d’Or winner – who has agreed to take a wage cut for the next four months amid the pandemic – performed the ‘core crusher challenge’ as part of Nike’s Living Room Cup initiative.

Private hospitals not allowed to treat COVID-19 patients — LASG

“There are a lot of researches going on around the world, so it is possible that at some time in the near future, we will have what we may describe as a definitive cure for COVID-19. Indeed we are setting up our own clinical trials in Lagos in collaboration with other institutions and the NCDC […]

The history of Windows: How the OS has changed over time

Windows XP Windows XP was released in 2001 and is widely considered to be among the great versions of Windows that Microsoft had to offer. There were two main versions of the OS: Home and Professional. Home was for personal use, and Professional was geared toward being used in work settings. As TechRadar notes, part […]

Freeman Wong in Chinatown, New York, January 1981

Last year, a friend posted a link on Facebook to some photographs taken in New York’s Chinatown in the early 80s. They brought back vivid memories of growing up there, and I even recognised some people: a great-uncle of mine, and a family friend. So I looked up the photographer, Bud Glick, and emailed him. […]

Trump asks US pharmaceutical companies to offer Boris Johnson experimental coronavirus treatment as the British PM goes into intensive care with virus

In a clinical trial submission, scientists in South Korea said lab studies have: ‘In vitro [laboratory] studies revealed that lopinavir/ritonavir [has] antiviral activity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).’

Review: Kendrick Lamar-led ‘Black Panther’ album has power

The easy transition from one voice to the next is thanks in no small part to lead producer Sounwave, whose shifting beats keep ears glued to the music. An R&B opening gives way to a tough West Coast vibe on “Paramedic!” featuring hip-hop collective SOB x RBE.

‘Black Panther’ takes blockbusters to Africa, and the future

″‘Black Panther’ creates a precedent that kills the ability of folks to misrepresent and distort the continent,” Gurira said. “The things that it checks off: Complex African female characters; African language on a big screen; African characters who are varied in many different ways and heroic; The heroism of Africans for themselves and not needing […]