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Afghanistan’s first Test against Australia still set for

Plans for Afghanistan’s first Test match against Australia are proceeding at pace after multiple sources confirmed the Taliban’s willingness for the historic fixture to go ahead as scheduled in November. On Wednesday Hamid Shinwari, chief executive of the Afghanistan Cricket Board, told AFP that “we have got approval to send the team to Australia”. His […]

Lifestyle

How does EMDR therapy help people who have experienced trauma?

Earlier this year, Prince Harry revealed he has used a therapy called EMDR to cope with anxiety and trauma, including trauma resulting from his mother Princess Diana’s death when he was 12. He demonstrates the technique in the Apple TV+ docuseries The Me You Can’t See. EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. But […]

Business

WhatsApp fined a record 225 mln euro by Ireland over privacy

Facebook’s (FB.O) WhatsApp was fined a record 225 million euro ($266 million) by the Irish data protection regulator on Thursday after the EU privacy watchdog pressured Ireland to raise the penalty for the company’s privacy breaches. WhatsApp said the fine was “entirely disproportionate” and that it would appeal. Still, the Irish fine is significantly less […]

Technology

Microsoft Office zero-day vulnerability that allows remote code execution is being actively exploited

Microsoft has received reports of a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability (CVE-2021-40444) hackers are actively exploiting. The attack uses maliciously crafted Microsoft Office files that open an ActiveX control using the MSHTML browser rendering engine. Vulnerable systems include Windows Server 2008 through 2019 and Windows 7 through 10. Expmon, one of several security firms that […]

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Funeral director reveals secrets of the job in TiKTok Q&A with curious followers

Eileen Hollis, 32, has been around the dead since a young age in her father’s funeral home and she says it’s not creepy but rewarding A funeral director is taking TikTok by storm with behind the scenes glimpses into her interesting job. Wishing to dispel the misconception that her work is ‘like a horror film’, […]

Sport

‘We got pumped tonight’: Alcott and Davidson beaten in wheelchair tennis gold medal match

A relatively lean day for Australia at the Paralympics extended all the way to the tennis as Dylan Alcott’s bid for a Tokyo tennis quad doubles gold medal fell short. Alcott and Heath Davidson won gold at Rio 2016, but they suffered a straight-sets loss to Dutch duo Sam Schroder and Niels Vink in a […]

Lifestyle

Decades after toxic exposure, 9/11 first responders may still lower their risk of lung injury

Losing weight and treating excess levels of fat in the blood may help prevent lung disease in firefighters exposed to dangerous levels of fine particles from fire, smoke, and toxic chemicals on Sept. 11, 2001, a new study shows. Experts have long feared that this exposure would later lead to lung disease in first responders. […]

Business

Virgin Galactic to fly Italian Air Force on research mission to space

Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc (SPCE.N) is launching its first commercial research mission named “Unity 23” along with the Italian Air Force to the edge of space, it said on Thursday. The space travel company has set late September or early October as the time for the mission that will carry three paying crew members from […]

Technology

Exynos chips with AMD RDNA 2 graphics could power future Galaxy A-series phones, too

AMD and Samsung’s collaboration on bringing RDNA 2 graphics to mobile has yet to materialize into an actual product, but the first wave of phones to feature the new graphics engine could land as soon as early next year. You read that right — Samsung may bring RDNA 2 graphics to phones other than the […]

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TikTok users go wild for ‘cute’ Dachshund who can’t get enough of her new cuddly toy

Nellie Bean and her new best friend show off their inseparable bond in the adorable video which has been viewed thousands of times online on TikTok An adorable Miniature Dachshund has captured hearts after a viral TikTok showed off her friendship with her new cuddly toy. Nellie Bean, @ nelliebeandaxie on TikTok, looks delighted with […]