Prehistoric cave painters may have been hallucinating through lack of oxygen, study claims

Prehistoric cave painters who daubed colourful murals on the walls of deep caverns some 30,000 years ago may have been hallucinating due to a lack of oxygen.  A new study speculates that the artists who produced numerous underground works across Europe may have deliberately starved themselves of oxygen.  Among the paintings mentioned by Israeli researchers are … Read more

Experts fear polar bears lack skills to find new food as they adapt to climate change 

Foraging peril of polar bears as experts fear they could lack skills to find new food as they adapt to climate change Researchers studied polar bears in Canadian Arctic tracking them over 11 days Bears usually hunt seals from floating ice but climate change means ice melted Bears have resorted to eating birds eggs on … Read more

Lack of light pollution from pubs and restaurants during lockdown has made stars more visible

Why more of us are seeing stars: Lack of light pollution from pubs and restaurants during lockdown is a boon for skygazers Study found 1 in 20 counting stars at home could see more than 30 in dark areas A countryside charity conducted study with 8,000 participants counting stars It found 49% of participants could … Read more

Selling Sunset’s Mary Fitzgerald slams Christine Quinn claims on lack of pregnancy congratulations

Selling Sunset’s Mary Fitzgerald has hit back at Christine Quinn’s claim that she failed to congratulate her on her pregnancy announcement, while also discussing her decision to freeze her eggs with her husband Romain Bonnet.  The reality TV star, 39, butted heads with Christine – who is expecting her first child with husband Christian Richard – on … Read more

Lack of exercise is to blame for one in 11 early deaths

Lack of exercise is to blame for one in 11 early deaths because of increased risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, study finds Scientists reviewed the medical literature on inactivity and death and disease  Inactivity linked to dementia, heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes type II But strenuous activity on days of high pollution linked … Read more

Survivor alum Jonny Fairplay’s larceny case in Virginia is dismissed amid lack of evidence

Survivor alum Jonny Fairplay’s larceny case in Virginia is dismissed … after he was accused of stealing jewelry and furniture from grandmother’s home By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 22:19 GMT, 25 March 2021 | Updated: 22:53 GMT, 25 March 2021 Survivor alum Jonny Fairplay’s larceny case was dismissed in a Virginia court on Thursday, after he … Read more

Covid vaccine: European leaders demand UK AstraZeneca vaccines despite lack of public trust

EU leaders are threatening to block shipments of AstraZeneca vaccines to the UK even as its citizens balk at the idea of taking the jab, leaving millions of doses sitting un-used across the continent. There are currently 5.5million shots of AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine sitting in storage in Europe, data from the European Center for Disease … Read more

MPs rage at the FA over lack of action on dementia going back 20 years

MPs have accused the Football Association of being ‘too embarrassed’ to admit how little it spends on research into brain injuries among players during a bruising encounter in Parliament. The politicians became exasperated during an investigation into the link between sport and dementia, which led one member to rebuke the FA’s head of medicine, Dr … Read more

Lack of ethnic diversity on a fifth of FTSE100 firms’ boards

More than a fifth of the UK’s leading companies still have no ethnic diversity across their boards, according to report By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:14 GMT, 12 March 2021 | Updated: 22:14 GMT, 12 March 2021 More than a fifth of the UK’s leading companies still have no ethnic diversity across … Read more

Giant inflatable clitoris is set up in Paris to highlight lack of sexual education for many girls 

Giant inflatable clitoris is set up in Paris to highlight lack of sexual education for many girls The Clito Gang set up the inflatable clitoris to mark International Women’s Day  The activists wanted to draw attention to the ‘widespread sexual illiteracy’  They used the five-metre clitoris to call upon better education in schools By Antony … Read more