Earth got its oxygen-rich atmosphere because its rotation slowed down 2.4 billion years ago

Earth’s rotation began to slow around 2.4 billion years ago and that may have sparked the growth of oxygen on the planet, a new study reveals. A team of scientists, led by researchers from the University of Michigan, suggest Earth’s slowed rotation resulted in continuous daylight that kick-started bacteria into producing large amounts of oxygen. … Read more

Victims of scams are being left vulnerable to more crime

Bank fraud victim was on hold for SEVEN hours: Victims of scams are being left vulnerable to more crime because they are not given enough support, consumer group warns Which? found fraud victims struggled to contact their bank after an incident Just under a third of victims said their bank did not offer advice or … Read more

Shopper defends giant stockpiled grocery haul in the spare room at home and says ‘be prepared’

Shopper defends her giant stockpiled supermarket grocery haul stacked high in an entire spare room in the house – but she insists she’s NOT a ‘panic buyer’ A shopper has defended her giant stockpiled grocery haul of supermarket buys The Western Australian woman, Losalio Leota, shared a video on her TikTok  The stock includes a … Read more

Former police chief who led abuse inquiry farce is facing ‘serious’ claims about his behaviour 

Former police chief who led Ted Heath abuse inquiry farce is facing ‘serious’ claims about his own behaviour Mike Heath will face misconduct proceedings after a two-year investigation  The former chief constable led the Sir Edward Heath child abuse investigation He was subject of ‘serious’ allegations concerning inappropriate behaviour towards colleagues, discrimination and unprofessional behaviour By Chris Brooke … Read more

Student, 19, crafts stylised crown on a purple background as emblem for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 

Design marks Queen’s 70-year purple patch: Student, 19, crafts stylised crown on a purple background as emblem for Platinum Jubilee Edward Roberts, 19, designed emblem while studying design at Leeds University Competition to design logo was run by Victoria and Albert Museum in London  Emblem to publicise Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over four-day weekend next June … Read more

Fins move on! Fish fingers grown in LABS could hit supermarket shelves within two years 

Fins move on! Fish fingers grown in LABS could hit supermarket shelves within two years Lab-grown fish fingers could threaten dominance of Birdseye and other giants  New fingers made by taking cells from adult fish and multiplying them in labs  German firm Bluu Biosciences said lab-grown fingers will be followed by fillets By Colin Fernandez … Read more

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine is being sold for nearly $1billion

Private-equity giant Blackstone Group Inc is set to purchase Reese Witherspoon‘s media company Hello Sunshine for $900million as part of a larger plan to build an independent entertainment firm. The new media company, which has yet to be named, was formed by former Disney executives Tom Staggs and Kevin Mayer and is backed by Blackstone, The Wall … Read more

Student, 19, crafts stylised crown on a purple background as emblem for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 

Design marks Queen’s 70-year purple patch: Student, 19, crafts stylised crown on a purple background as emblem for Platinum Jubilee Edward Roberts, 19, designed emblem while studying design at Leeds University Competition to design logo was run by Victoria and Albert Museum in London  Emblem to publicise Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over four-day weekend next June … Read more

Fins move on! Fish fingers grown in LABS could hit supermarket shelves within two years 

Fins move on! Fish fingers grown in LABS could hit supermarket shelves within two years Lab-grown fish fingers could threaten dominance of Birdseye and other giants  New fingers made by taking cells from adult fish and multiplying them in labs  German firm Bluu Biosciences said lab-grown fingers will be followed by fillets By Colin Fernandez … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking medals table by total rather than golds

Olympics fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking their medals table by total won rather than just golds… which puts America in first place and ahead of China, despite having seven less first-place finishes! By Jack Bezants for MailOnline Published: 11:55 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 13:58 EDT, 2 August 2021 American media has … Read more