News archive from 2 November 2016, page 1

Why DO orgasms feel so good? Neuroscientist explains how sexual stimulation re-routes brain activity to...

It is the question that has baffled and intrigued people for centuries: why do orgasms feel so good? That is the crux of a new study that breaks down what happens to our bodies when we reach the height of sexual stimulation.  Despite centuries of...

 

‘No deaths’ is no excuse

AMBER RUDD’S decision to dodge Andy Burnham’s questioning over Orgreave by absenting herself from the House of Commons illustrates that she knows she’s on dodgy ground. Whatever ministers say now, Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign (OTJC) members...

 

Now you can shop from a selfie: Instagram tests new 'shoppable photos' that lets users buy with a click

The birth of mobile significantly changed the way people shop, as consumers have the ability to buy anything, anywhere and at any time. Now, Instagram wants to make it even easier for users to find and purchase products by letting retailers showcase...

 

A revolting spectacle of duplicity and deceit

It is hypocritical for the West to condemn Russia while at the same time aiding and abetting Saudi atrocities in Yemen, writes LINDSEY GERMAN THE announcement by Michael Fallon last week that an increased number of British troops will be sent to the...

 

Scavenger robot EATS living organisms: Soft-bodied foraging droid could be used to clean up contaminated water

It may not be a living, breathing robot, but UK researchers have created something pretty close. Robotics experts has developed a soft robot capable of consuming organic material for energy, effectively creating a machine which digests living things....

 

The political centre ground does not exist

The so-called ‘centre ground’ is a vapid term used to normalise austerity and neoliberalism, writes BEN GRANT-FOALE AMONG the many political buzzwords the “centre ground” is one of the most pervasive. I have never seen a definition of it and I never...

 

Another reason to keep fit: Exercise helps us cope with stress at work

Unfortunately, for many of us, crazy demands by our bosses or colleagues often result in reaching for a takeaway or perhaps drowning our sorrows in the pub.  But if the demands of your job are getting you down, it might be wise to go for a jog, swim...

 

Tories to the disabled: ‘Work will set you free’

Work is the government’s snake oil cure for disabilities, says LINDA BURNIP THIS week as Damien Green announced a consultation into the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) — a toxic and lethal test of disabled peoples’s entitlement to social security...

 

A ban is the only way to solve domestic violence in sport

KADEEM SIMMONDS responds to an article which suggested that athletes who physically abuse their wives and girlfriends should not lose their jobs IN THE post-Ray Rice world of the National Football League (NFL), there has been a clear stance in regards...

 

‘Ignore Fifa and Wear the Poppy’

Efford wants England and Scotland to don ‘symbol of peace’ LABOUR MP Clive Efford told the Football Association yesterday to ignore Fifa and wear the poppy next week in the World Cup qualifier against Scotland. The wearing of the poppy is seen as a...

 

Athletics: Smith suspended for mocking Islam in video

Louis Smith was handed a two-month suspension yesterday by British Gymnastics after appearing to mock Islam in a video which appeared online last month. The Olympic silver medallist was found guilty of a breach of the organisation’s standards of...

 

Acute take on black family life matters

KATHERINE M GRAHAM recommends a drama on Afro-American realities Hotel Cerise Theatre Royal Stratford East, London E15 4/5 FIRMLY anchored in a traditional yet nuanced understanding of the family, Hotel Cerise is a moving engagement with the tension...

 

A month of great Grrrl-power gigs and there’s more to come

Cassie Fox: Loud Women - Dispatches from the front line of feminist music THERE’S been a heap load of great grrrl gigs on in London in the last few weeks. LOUD WOMEN and Who Run the World’s joint fundraiser, part of the We Shall Overcome festival,...

 

Dancing around miners’ strike issues

COAL Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield 3/5 STAGED to mark the 30th anniversary of the miners’ strike, COAL is a reworking of a piece originally conceived by Gary Clarke in 2009. His decision to expand the dance theatre production is only partly...

 

South Korea's ruling party in turmoil ahead of election

The scandal engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-hye has plunged her conservative Saenuri Party into turmoil and cast the country's political landscape into disarray as it heads into an election year. Park's approval rating has been dragged to...

 


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