World Book Day looks a little different this year (Picture: Getty)World Book Day sees children march into schools dressed as their favourite literary characters – from Harry Potter to the Hobbit. But when is World Book Day 2022, and what is the theme? When is World Book Day? World Book Day 2022 takes place on Thursday, March 4. How to use the £1 book tokensEvery child under the age of 18 will be given a £1 book token to mark World Book Day.
February 12, 2022 22:03 UTC
From ID-bearing microchips and contact lenses that do more than just fix your vision to smart bones and eyeballs, we have compiled a list of 10 technologies that are bringing us closer to being cyborgs. This was the first time in United States history that a patient received a fully artificial heart transplant. In other words, the artificial heart pumps blood since the real heart cannot. Unfortunately, IQ Buds and IQ Buds Boost do not increase your IQ. Designed to augment hearing and reduce background noise, the original IQ Buds was introduced in 2016, and the IQ Buds Boost was first available in 2018.
February 12, 2022 21:17 UTC
Global creditors› identifications and their seemingly inexhaustible resources as if “only the sky›s the limit”, remain largely unknown to most of us. Countries in debt crisis often in sheer desperation prefer calling upon the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or the World Bank for conditional relief action. Multilateral and bilateral borrowing serve as a second and third line of defence, where Central Banks play a leading role. Central Banks generate electronic money with simple mouse clicks, as Fed Chair Jerome Powell confirmed to a US Networks Reporter some time ago. Reckless money printingWho owns the Central Banks, owns the money.
February 12, 2022 20:10 UTC
Lata Mangeshkar whom the whole world hails as the Nightingale of India departed from our midst at the age of 93. Little Lata went to school with her younger sister Asha. In India you will find no music directors who had not worked work with Lata Mangeshkar. Lata Mangeshkar went on to win the Zee Cine Award for lifetime achievement. The name Lata Mangeshkar will be in our hearts forever as a melodious tune.
February 12, 2022 20:08 UTC
However, February is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a month set aside to help bring an often-hidden topic out in the open. Therapy Director Maura Jarldane says the first step in prevention is understanding what teen dating violence is, why it happens, and what it means for people involved. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly one in 11 female students have reported dating violence in the last year alone. Jarldane says unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime, but there is such thing as healthy teenage love. If you or someone who know is experiencing dating violence, there are resources that can help.
February 12, 2022 02:00 UTC
Lucky Android 13 is here! Android dessert officially codename Tiramisu was announced as ready to download as a developer preview at 1PM ET yesterday. But it’ not just coming to Android 13: Google is also hard at work making bigger updates to older versions of Android via Google Play system updates, meaning your old-but-still-gold OnePlus 5T will get improvements, even if it doesn’t get new Android versions. More and more will be added as we get closer to release and this post is tracking everything we know about Android 13 , which will grow and grow. Android 13 also doesn’t look like it’s going for a major design change but more will add further refinements plus foldable considerations, and keep things ticking along nicely.
February 11, 2022 19:03 UTC
The NFL works with charity organizations to donate pre-printed Super Bowl gear to people in need around the world. Super Bowl LVI between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals is just days away. The moment the big game ends every year, the winning team receives Super Bowl champion merchandise, and hometown stores have similar celebratory items to sell. VERIFY viewer Ross sent the team a text to ask, “Does the NFL donate the losing team’s merchandise?”THE QUESTIONDoes the NFL donate the losing Super Bowl team’s merchandise? THE SOURCESShari Rudolph, chief development officer and chief marketing officer for Good360 NFL WorldVisionTHE ANSWERYes, the NFL works with partners to donate the losing Super Bowl team’s merchandise.
February 11, 2022 16:07 UTC
MIDLAND, Texas — Some people are speaking out after they were victims of a hit and run on Neely Avenue in Midland. On Tuesday morning, Midland resident, Jennifer Cabrera became a victim of a hit and run on Neely Avenue, when police say a truck sideswiped her families truck and just took off. She said hit and runs and accidents in general, happen all the time on Neely Avenue, and that it probably won’t be slowing down anytime soon. The Midland Police Department says this happens on a daily basis. Blandford said the most important thing for anyone involved in a hit run is to stay calm and make sure everyone is okay first.
February 11, 2022 01:07 UTC
Read more: How to change your default Google AccountHow to make Chrome your default browser (Windows) You can task Chrome with opening all web pages without the system asking you what browser you prefer, no matter which version of Windows you’re using. Adam Birney / Android AuthoritySelect Google Chrome for each one and then click OK. How to make Chrome your default browser (Mac) From the dashboard, open System Preferences–>General. Adam Birney / Android AuthorityOpen the drop-down menu beside the Default web browser and select Google Chrome. Adam Birney / Android AuthorityAdam Birney / Android AuthorityTo set Chrome, open your Settings, then scroll down to find Default Browser App. Adam Birney / Android AuthorityHow to make Chrome your default browser (Android) On your Android phone, open Settings–>Apps.
February 10, 2022 13:53 UTC
PORTLAND, Maine — Three friends who have attended every Super Bowl are hoping for a memorable contest this year, because it will probably be their final trip to the big game as a group. The far-flung friends use the Super Bowl to meet up, spend time together and reminisce. They were several rows apart at last year's Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Crisman, a Patriots fan, said he's “moving slower, but I guess that's better than the alternative” as he gets ready for his last Super Bowl. He said he has one caveat about this Super Bowl being his last.
February 10, 2022 00:06 UTC
Just like in her first event of these Olympics, the giant slalom, the American racer was done for the day within a matter of seconds. BEIJING, China — Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin's second race at the Beijing Games ended even more quickly than her first. Shiffrin appeared to yell out the moment she missed the gate in the slalom, which she won at the 2014 Sochi Games. Earlier, Shiffrin herself had called her disqualification from the opening leg of the giant slalom “a huge disappointment." Shiffrin is trying to become the first Alpine ski racer from the United States to win three Olympic golds across a career.
February 09, 2022 15:05 UTC
Related: Top 10 Amazing Discoveries About Ancient Authors And Books10 Mary Westmacottaka Agatha ChristieThe Essence of Agatha Christie: Agatha & Mary WestmacottWe all know and love Agatha Christie for her iconic ability to weave mystery stories with a twist and a cast of familiar characters, such as Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. But during her time as a renowned mystery author, Agatha Christie decided to write under a pen name for a simple purpose. Surprisingly, fans didn’t make the connection between Agatha Christie and Mary Westmacott for nearly twenty years. The author admitted that she enjoys writing under a male persona—claiming that she was inspired by authors such as Agatha Christie, Ruth Rendell, and PD James. Robb and began writing novels that are the complete opposite of her normal pieces.
February 08, 2022 20:09 UTC
Some people don’t like to think about how absurd sperm and semen can be. From zero-gravity experiments to drug delivery robots, cryptocurrency to culinary cookbooks, here are ten offbeat things you might not know about sperm and semen. In 2020, researchers made headlines after discovering 100-million-year-old sperm, the oldest known sperm in the world. Trak, for example, offers services for sperm testing, sperm freezing, and perhaps strangest of all, sperm training. A shallow tract means there is less need for the male sex cells to spread out to reach the egg.
February 08, 2022 09:19 UTC
MIDLAND, Texas — The Midland Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a homicide at a local hotel. Police say, Elliston was seen leaving Demicks room at the Wyndham Hotel in Midland, when Elliston was spotted on the hotel’s surveillance cameras. Police say the suspect was seen leaving Demicks room early Sunday morning. Rosenbrock says their family grew up in Michigan, but years ago, David had moved out to Texas to live with other members of their family. Most of Demicks family currently lives in Michigan but will now be making the trip out to West Texas to honor his life.
February 08, 2022 07:07 UTC
Oscar nominations will be announced Tuesday morning, settling several questions about Hollywood's second pandemic-muted awards season. No, I'm not talking about “Jackass Forever.”On Tuesday morning, nominations to the 94th annual Academy Awards will be announced. But the Oscar nominations, which will be announced Tuesday beginning at 8:18 a.m. EST by presenters Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan, will try to again seize the spotlight after a year of profound change for the industry and a still-unfolding recovery for movie theaters. Two years after Bong Joon Ho's Korean thriller “Parasite” won best picture, a group of acclaimed international films could vie in several top categories. While no film has the broad support that made “Parasite” the first non-English language film to win Hollywood's top honor, Ryusuke Hamaguchi's masterful three-hour Japanese drama “Drive My Car” could squeeze into best picture, best director or best screenplay.
February 08, 2022 01:08 UTC