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The Anti-Rape Gadgets That Never Delivered

  Illustration: Angelica Alzona/Gizmodo It’s like clockwork: every month or so, you’ll be scrolling through your Facebook feed and stumble across a video about a new ring or underwear, color-changing straws or color-changing nail polish, or “smart stickers” that claim to help prevent sexual assault. There’s the inevitable swarm of uncritical media coverage that garners hundreds of thousands of views in a ... Read More »

Exclusive: Excluded pupils denied education that is their legal right

There are at least 29 local authorities where not all excluded pupils are provided with full-time education they are legally entitled to Permanently excluded pupils in some areas of the country are not being provided with the full-time education to which they are legally entitled, figures obtained by Tes show. Three authorities are only providing around half of their permanently excluded pupils with ... Read More »

5 Unforgettable Life Lessons That My Year-Long Exile From Blogging Taught Me

From 2010 to 2016, writing and blogging were an integral part of my life. My blogging journey of six years gave me global recognition, several accolades, and helped me forge strong connections with thought leaders from across the world (from all walks of life and all age groups). It was instrumental in helping me carve a unique personal brand and ... Read More »

Diet Diary: Why all that you read about red meat may not be right

Beef: Round, Sirloin, Shuck, Loin  Veal: All trimmed cuts Pork: Tenderloin, leg (fresh), shoulder (arm or picnic) Lamb: Leg, arm, loin Red meat has acquired a negative reputation. Messages about its consumption are both confusing and misleading. It is generally believed that meat is rich in fat and cholesterol and a high intake of it, is associated with heart disease, ... Read More »

Facebook Fights US Gag Order That It Says Threatens Free Speech

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook said it wants to notify three users about the search warrants It said gag order poses a threat to freedom of speech The precise nature of the government’s investigation is not known Facebook is challenging a gag order from a US court that is preventing the company from talking about three government search warrants that it said pose ... Read More »

Skills that can spell managerial success in the future

A manager has to learn to apply appropriate technology to enhance work flow and organizational processes. Photo: iStockphoto The difference between a manager and a machine is simply this: A machine makes the inevitable happen, whereas a manager makes the possible happen. Management is the art and science of possibility. The future is not sitting there like a duck waiting ... Read More »

Three Safety Devices That Help You Monitor Your Child’s Location

HIGHLIGHTS Child location tracking devices let you monitor your kid’s location They send notifications when the kid reaches a certain area These are compatible with Android and iOS devices For parents worried about their children’s safety, location tracking devices can be of help. If your child goes to school and you’re sitting in office worrying about whether he or she ... Read More »

Here are top 7 gadgets that will be available this year

PHOTO: APPLE With big gains being made in the VR world, talks of self-driving cars, solar roofs and the anticipation of the illustrious iPhone 8, 2017 seems to be the year where the Tech industry enters its groove. Certainly does seem like exciting times ahead for the Tech world, so we have taken this opportunity to compile a list of ... Read More »

This is not the health-care bill that Trump promised

After years of insisting the Affordable Care Act was “rammed through” without Americans knowing what it would cost, House Republicans passed their own health-care plan on May 4, without an estimate of its impact from the Congressional Budget Office. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) It was one thing for Donald Trump to pledge on the campaign trail that his plan for health ... Read More »

From guns that shoot around corners to mini spy-drones: The James Bond-style gadgets that are REAL that Q never dreamt of

Mini drones, invisibility cloaks and guns that shoot around corners may sound like gadgets used by James Bond in the 007 films – but, they are among many devices now found in the real world. With the world’s military totaling more than $1.6 trillion dollars, futuristic weapons far beyond what ‘Q’ could have ever imagined are under development in the labs, ... Read More »