Day: 11 October 2017

Rings discovered on a tiny planet past Neptune

Rings discovered on a tiny planet past Neptune

A tiny planet that orbits the Sun beyond Neptune has a Saturn-style ring, it has been revealed. Astronomers say the discovery suggests the stunning bands made up of dust, rocks and ice are not as rare in our solar system as previously thought. They used observations from 12 ground-based telescopes ...

Binge Watch: The Good Place

Binge Watch: The Good Place

Where Can I Find It?: Netflix (UK), NBC (USA) When Is It On?: New episodes uploaded on Netflix weekly; Thursdays at 8:30PM (NBC) Who Stars?: Ted Danson, Kristen Bell Of all the sitcoms that have ever been presented on television, The Good Place has the biggest, juiciest, best of all plot swerves. This creates a ...

Monarch is BHS all over again

Monarch is BHS all over again

Worrying signs have emerged that the BHS saga is set to repeat itself after the chair of the Work and Pension select committee said mega-rich individuals are set to walk away again from a collapsed company as ordinary people face pension woes. Monarch Airlines ceased trading earlier this month after ...

Lab grown intestines takes gut transplant step closer

Lab grown intestines takes gut transplant step closer

Human intestines have been grown in the lab and transplanted into rats - offering hope of new treatments for serious gut disorders, scientists have revealed. The breakthrough could combat the organ donor shortage crisis, leading to better therapies for Crohn's disease and even cancer. It opens the door to creating ...

New heart implant grows as child does

New heart implant grows as child does

A medical implant to correct congenital heart defects has been developed that grows with the child. The use of such devices has been thwarted because they are a fixed size - and cannot expand as young patients get bigger. Scientists said the new growth-accommodating implant inspired by a toy could ...

New mapping tool will enable cyclists to dodge POLLUTION

New mapping tool will enable cyclists to dodge POLLUTION

A new mapping project will combine Ordinance Survey routes with air quality data - to help cyclists avoid pollution hotspots. EarthSense are using Google Earth, along with fixed air pollution sensors, to produce the interactive maps, which will produce forecasts up to three days in advance. The air quality models ...

LISTEN: Porches share new music and video for ‘Country’

LISTEN: Porches share new music and video for ‘Country’

Porches a.k.a. Aaron Maine returns with new song 'Country'. The song features backing vocals by Dev Hynes and Bryndon Cook. The accompanying video was co-directed by Maine and Nick Harwood (producer on Blood Orange’s 'Augustine' and 'Sandra’s Smile') and shot in and around Maine’s childhood stomping grounds in upstate New York. Maine ...

‘You lost get over it’ Trump supporters tell the other 7.3 billion people on the planet

Trump threatens to shut down NBC over this story

Donald Trump has threatened to revoke NBC's license after they published a story claiming the President wanted to increase the country's nuclear arsenal by TEN TIMES. The exclusive feature was unveiled today by the major broadcaster after three of the nation’s highest ranking national security leaders blew the whistle on his ...

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Restaurant Review: Andina

Peruvian food is big business in London, with so many Latin American restaurants and ceviche bars constantly launching within the capital. Since opening Ceviche in Soho, in 2012, Peruvian DJ-turned-restaurateur Martin Morales now has a four-strong portfolio of restaurants with strong Peruvian leanings. Morales is also the author of two ...

Film Review: Boy

Film Review: Boy

By Michael McNulty Boy, Taika Waititi’s sophomore feature, before collaboration with Jermaine Clement on What We Do in the Shadows secured him as co-creator of the best vampire mockumentary of all time and last year’s success with Hunt for the Wilderpeople put him at the helm of Marvel’s latest Thor ...

Film Review: The Ritual

Film Review: The Ritual

From the outset it is clear that The Ritual has ambitions to be more than just another tired and predictable horror film. Following the death of their friend Robert (Paul Reid), a group of university friends, now in their early thirties, forgo the traditional boys holiday and instead go on ...

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

By Jim Mackney “Blade Runner 2049” is directed by “Arrival” director, Denis Villeneuve and executively produced by original Blade Runner director, Ridley Scott. The sequel takes place 30 years after the previous film and continues along the same existential lines; questioning the characters position in the world and what it means ...

Film Review: The Death of Stalin

Film Review: The Death of Stalin

By Jim Mackney A satire following the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953, adapted by Armando Iannucci, David Schneider and Ian Martin from the French graphic novel series by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin. It doesn’t sound like a barrel of laughs and it isn't. In truth the film like ...

Strong & stable? NO cops at times in Devon & Cornwall!

Strong & stable? NO cops at times in Devon & Cornwall!

A police sergeant has admitted that there has been NO officer available in Devon and Cornwall to attend to incidents. This news will terrifying the people who live in these two counties and the millions of tourists who flock to this part of the world every year. Mark Cooper, the ...

Grime4Corbyn boosted Labour’s vote in snap general election

Grime4Corbyn boosted Labour’s vote in snap general election

A report has discovered that the Grime4Corbyn campaign led to an unexpected surge in the youth vote for the Labour party. Over half of grime music fans voted for Labour, after Theresa May called the snap election. One in four voted labour simply due to the grassroots music campaign. Stormzy ...

Top 50 driving distractions revealed

Heavy rain, backseat drivers and spiders or bugs in the car are among the most common motoring distractions, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study also found debris on the road, children squabbling in the back and dashboard warning lights lead to drivers taking their eyes off ...

Liam Gallagher just bossed the Brexit debate

Liam Gallagher just bossed the Brexit debate

Like any man of a certain age, from the North, I hold Liam Gallagher in high esteem. He was the man we all wanted to be, but our mum's wouldn't let us. But I never thought Liam would make the most sense over Brexit than pretty much anyone about at ...

There’s An Overpopulation Problem, But Not The One You Might Think

Quorn protein on par with animal sources – new research reveals

Protein found in Quorn meat-free foods may be just as good for muscles as animal proteins, new research suggests. Food labelling usually lists protein as a simple number, but some proteins have better “bioavailability” than others – meaning more can be used by the body. Animal proteins like milk are known ...