Sport

The Mosquito Bowl: ‘Three hours of pure joy’ amid the horrors of war

On the Pacific island of Guadalcanal, two Marine Corps regiments enjoyed a rare respite from second world war in December 1944. On Christmas Eve, the 4th and 29th regiments squared off in a football game nicknamed the Mosquito Bowl. This was no pick-up game. The teams included some of the top college football talent in […]

Lifestyle

Walnuts Superfood for Students During Exams: Study

During the exams, students often take a lot of stress from practical to theory. It is there throughout the day. From memorising the long answers to completing the practical file on time, a student stresses a lot during the exam. To reduce stress, a student can add walnuts to their daily diet. In a recent […]

Business

UK house prices rise 12.6% y/y in October

British house prices increased by 12.6% year-on-year in October, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Wednesday, pushed up in part by a sharp fall in the same month last year after changes to the stamp duty property tax. The increase was higher than September’s 9.9% rise. More recent measures of Britain’s housing market […]

Technology

Huawei is closing its enterprise business unit in Russia

Chinese tech giant Huawei is closing down its enterprise business unit in Russia over concerns that the already heavily sanctioned company could be subject to secondary sanctions for allowing their systems and equipment to be used by the state. Russia’s Vedomosti daily reports that the unit, which sells data storage systems and telecommunications equipment to […]

News

World’s largest Lego menorah assembled in Tel Aviv

The first Lego stores in Israel opened earlier this year and one is now home to the world’s largest Lego menorah. Menorahs are lighted each day of Hanukkah, which started Sunday and continues for eight days through Dec. 26. A menorah built with 136,000 single bricks is on display at the Lego store in Tel […]

Sport

‘The fear of failure isn’t there’: Stokes thrilled by England’s 3-0 win in Pakistan

Ben Stokes believes removing the fear of failure has been behind England’s remarkable turnaround in Test cricket and a year that ended with them becoming the first team in history to claim a 3-0 series clean sweep in Pakistan. An eight-wicket victory was secured on the fourth morning in Karachi to make it nine wins […]

Lifestyle

No Time To Exercise? This 7-Minute Workout Is For You

Finding time for exercise and workouts could be a challenge for most of us. With our busy schedules and lack of determination, most of us struggle to maintain a regular fitness regime. But the good news is that you need just 7 minutes for an effective workout session. Yes, you read that right. The 7-minute […]

Business

OMV appoints MOL executive as new board member

OMV (OMVV.VI) is to expand its board with the appointment of Berislav Gaso as new executive board member responsible for energy starting March 1, 2023, the oil and gas firm said in a statement released on Wednesday. Finance chief Reinhard Florey will assume responsibility for the energy segment on an interim basis from Jan. 1 […]

Technology

The UK says sharing Netflix passwords is illegal, could be criminal fraud

It’s a known fact that a huge number of streaming service subscribers share their passwords with friends and family. Netflix is trying to crack down on the practice, and the UK government certainly condemns it: password sharing in the UK is a violation of copyright law and could be considered criminal fraud. TorrentFreak writes that […]

News

Squirrel hides out in North Carolina family’s Christmas tree

A North Carolina family shared video from the unusual festive scene that unfolded when a squirrel that entered their home tried to hide out in the Christmas tree. Taylor Stading, who posted videos of the wildlife encounter to Facebook, said the squirrel apparently entered her family’s Waxhaw home through a loose roof shingle, climbed through […]