Joanna Pegum

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How has the one-child policy affected China?

China resorted to a one-child policy in 1979 to limit its then-ballooning population, and then over three decades later changed it to a two-child …

China

Reykjavik turns off its street lamps to give residents a better view of the Northern Lights

The city of Reykjavik asked inhabitants in four of its major districts to turn off their lights between 22:00 and 23:00 last night in order to make the most of exceptionally clear conditions for viewing the Northern Lights.<p>Street lamps were also turned off in Grafarholt, Breiðholt (Seljahverfi), …

A bad diet is worse than drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined

<b>(CNN) —</b><p>When you next visit the supermarket, tread carefully, because your food choices could be cutting years off your life.<p>Whether it's too much junk food or a lack of nutritious food, malnutrition caused by bad eating habits is on the rise, a new report shows.<p>Globally, poor diets pose a greater …

Diets

Samsung's new 'safe' Galaxy Note 7 phones are overheating and exploding, say customers

Samsung is facing more turmoil after one of its supposedly safe new Note 7 handsets exploded in China.<p>The company was forced to issue a recall of its new flagship smartphone this month, amid multiple reports that faulty batteries made the phones overheat, burst into flames and explode. It then …

Colin Kaepernick hits back at Trump: 'America has never been great for people of colour'

NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said that Donald Trump's suggestion to "find a country that works better for him" is "very ignorant".<p>“It’s a very ignorant statement that, if you don’t agree with what’s going on, hearing that if you want justice and liberty and freedom for all, then you should …

'Play This Video Game And Call Me In The Morning'

I'm driving through a frozen world, where the roads are paved in ice. As I swerve left to avoid a miniature iceberg, a red fish flashes at the top of my screen. I'm supposed to tap all the red fish that pop up, but not the green fish or the blue. And I have to do this without crashing the car.<p>An …

Alzheimer's Disease

Google Maps has a new way to find hard-to-find locations

Google has updated its search and Maps apps to support Open Location Codes (OLCs), so it’s now easier to find specific locations that don’t have clear street addresses.<p>The company announced OLCs, also known as plus codes, back in April. Plus codes are short location identifiers derived from …

Apps

Mapped: The world according to Internet connection speeds

Ever wondered which countries provide the most rapid Internet experience? The map above shows the world according to average connection speed in Mbits/s, as recorded by Akamai - the content delivery network (CDN) responsible for serving between 15 and 30 per cent of all web traffic.<p>The figures …

Best Binoculars for Earth and Sky

<i>Update for Black Friday: Find sales on binoculars, telescopes and other space goodies today here: The Best Black Friday 2017 Deals for Space Fans</i><p>Most …

19-year-old terror suspect arrested at Heathrow Airport

The man was detained by West Midlands Police as he disembarked a flight from Jordan<p>A 19-year-old man has been arrested by police on suspicion of preparing for acts of <b>terrorism</b>.<p>He was detained by West Midlands Police officers as he stepped off a flight from Jordan at Heathrow Airport.<p>The arrest took …