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Investment

Bolsonaro Brings Trump’s ‘Stop the Steal’ Tactics to the Brazilian Election

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has spent much of the past four years imitating one man: Donald Trump. Bolsonaro did so during his 2018 presidential campaign, when his iconoclastic political style and crude statements about women, Indigenous groups, and the media earned him the moniker “Trump of the Tropics.” He did so again during the COVID-19

Politics

UK’s largest haul of sperm whale teeth seized from home near Wantage

Man arrested as sperm whale teeth seized A man has been arrested on suspicion of importing and selling whale teeth. TVP Rural Crime Task Force said £18,350 of sperm whale teeth were seized from an address in Grove. Officers were assisted by the UK National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU). This is believed to be the largest

Oxford Don’s new sculpture displayed in Trafalgar Square

An Oxford Don has had his new sculpture displayed on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square.  Artist Samson Kambalu, who is a Fellow at Magdalen College, has said his new sculpture represents “standing up for justice and equality”.  The Malawi-born artist’s piece, Antelope, depicts a 1914 photograph of European missionary John Chorley and Malawian Baptist preacher John Chilembwe, who

Home from The Vicar of Dibley on the market for £900k

The cottage which ‘played’ the house in BBC’s The Vicar of Dibley was gone on sale, meaning one lucky buyer could own a piece of TV history. Church Cottage in the village of Turville played Geraldine Granger’s home in the fictional Oxfordshire village of Dibley throughout the much-loved comedy series. READ MORE: Common Nighthawk: Wantage residents

Missing Thames Valley girls found in London

Three girls who police were urgently searching for have been found in London. Tiffany, Layla and Paige were last seen yesterday (28 September) at around 4pm in High Wycombe. It was believed they travelled to London together and may have spent the night at Waterloo Station. Thames Valley Police announced this afternoon that the girls

Netflix searches for actor to play Prince Harry in The Crown

Netflix is looking for Prince Harry actor in The Crown - How you can apply (PA) Netflix is looking for a young actor to play Prince Harry in The Crown’s next series. The casting was shared on Facebook by British Youth Music Theatre – BYMT which details exactly what Netflix is looking for. If you’re

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s niece names boat after his, Endurance

THE great-great niece of a famous explorer has become the first person allowed to name her boat “Endurance” after the notorious ship which sunk in the Antarctic Sea. Anna Shackleton is descended from the family of Sir Ernest Shackleton who famously led three British expeditions to the Antarctic. Between 1914 and 1917, Shackleton led the Imperial

World

Khloe Kardashian Once Asked Kim Kardashian How She ‘Trusts’ Pete Davidson

Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Pete Davidson. Shutterstock (3)It seems Khloé Kardashian’s relationship with Tristan Thompson has left her with some trust issues. The 38-year-old reality star had a candid conversation with sister Kim Kardashian about the athlete’s most recent scandal — secretly being sued for paternity of Maralee Nichols’ son while expanding his family

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Science & Tech

Unreliable neurons improve brain functionalities

The brain consists of several neurons that communicate with each other. Each neuron gathers its varied inputs and sends a spike to the neurons it connects. All high-order brain functions are built on the dynamics of such massive, intricate neural networks. In a new study, a group of scientists has experimentally demonstrated frequent periods of

Long-term antidepressant use may double the risk of heart disease

Antidepressants are one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the global north. However, little is known about the health consequences of long-term treatment. Researchers from Bristol’s Centre for Academic Mental Health wanted to know if long-term antidepressant usage (over five and ten years) was linked to the development of six health issues: diabetes, high

How do interparticle interactions affect dynamical localization?

Kicked quantum systems can display the emergence of dynamical localization, which restricts energy absorption and causes the breakdown of ergodicity, in contrast to classical driven systems, which display chaotic behavior and diffusive energy accumulation. It has long been unclear how dynamically localized states evolve when many-body interactions exist. A new study by the physicists at

Hubble detects a protective shield defending a pair of dwarf galaxies

The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are the two largest satellite galaxies of the Milky Way. As they are drawn in toward our galaxy, they have started to unravel, leaving behind trails of gaseous debris as they orbit one another. These dwarf galaxies are still intact and undergoing active star formation, which baffles astronomers. If

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Bolsonaro Brings Trump’s ‘Stop the Steal’ Tactics to the Brazilian Election

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has spent much of the past four years imitating one man: Donald Trump. Bolsonaro did so during his 2018 presidential campaign, when his iconoclastic political style and crude statements about women, Indigenous groups, and the media earned him the moniker “Trump of the Tropics.” He did so again during the COVID-19

How COVID-19 Derailed the 2022 Gay Games Before They Even Began

On the face of it, the 11th Gay Games should be a triumph for Hong Kong. The cosmopolitan, semi-autonomous Chinese city is the first Asian location for the quadrennial event since its inception in San Francisco in 1982. When, in 2017, local organizers won their bid to host the 2022 Games, they were thinking on

How Dahmer Became Netflix’s Most Controversial Show in Years

Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is the second re-telling of the life and crimes of the serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer that’s come out in the last five years alone, and the third take on his story in the past two decades. In 2017, Ross Lynch starred in the titular role My Friend Dahmer; 20 years