Earth hit by ‘gamma-ray burst’ blast of radiation from neutron stars collision that created kilanova

Earth hit by strange ‘gamma-ray burst’ blast of high-energy radiation from the collision of two neutron stars that changes scientists’ understanding of how these cosmic explosions happen Scientists detected a gamma-ray burst that changes their understanding of how these cosmic explosions happen  It was believed that GRBs only resulted from the destruction of huge stars, … Read more

SpaceX unveils secretive ‘Starshield’ network to support the US military 

Elon Musk’s SpaceX unveils secretive ‘Starshield’ variation of its Starlink satellites that are designed to support the US military Musk’s firm has quietly revealed an ambitious business venture called Starshield SpaceX claims the venture will be dedicated to supporting US national security It will initially focus on hosted payloads, Earth observation and communications By Jonathan Chadwick For … Read more

Twitter offers advertisers incentives – matching $500K in spending as Elon Musk platform struggles

Twitter offers a $500K advertiser spending match incentive as Elon Musk’s platform struggles to bring back 50 brands – and ad execs say it doesn’t dispel safety concerns Twitter has offered a $500K spending match incentive to advertisers as a way to lure them back to the platform  The new plan applies to spending that … Read more

When is Spotify Wrapped 2022 out? How to see your top songs, albums and podcasts this year

December is almost here, which means Spotify is about to remind you just how embarrassing your listening habits are.  The steaming giant’s annual Wrapped feature will reveal the songs you’ve played the most over the year – regardless of whether they’re cool or cringey.  Wrapped also showcases your most played albums, artists and podcasts of … Read more

People without hearing can LISTEN to music with new technology that converts tunes into vibrations

People without hearing can LISTEN to music with new technology that converts tunes into vibrations Scientists designed an algorithm that converts monophonic music into tangible stimuli transmitted as vibrations The vibrations are then sent to a device worn around the wrist, allowing the wearer to feel the music  An advanced portable version is in the … Read more

Working mothers ‘feel more guilt than fathers’ because of ‘gender stereotypes, study finds  

Working mothers ‘feel more guilt than fathers’ because of ‘internalised gender stereotypes, study finds Working mothers feel more guilty than fathers due to ‘stereotypes’, a report said Mothers in a study felt guiltier about working when their sick child was at home Fathers who agree with traditional stereotypes feel less guilt, research shows  By Xantha … Read more

3,700-year-old ivory comb is discovered in Israel, inscribed with a plea to eradicate BEARD LICE

You’ve got to flea kidding! 3,700-year-old ivory comb is discovered in Israel, inscribed with a plea to eradicate BEARD LICE The ivory comb was excavated from Tel Lachish in Israel in 2017  But the letters were only noticed earlier this year by an archaeologist It reads: ‘May this tusk root out the lice of the … Read more