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  • Autism Test: New Blood And Urine Test Could Detect Autism In Children

    Scientists have developed a blood and urine test that can detect autism in children.Researchers at the University of Warwick said the test, believed to be the first of its kind, could lead to earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children who could then be given appropriate treatment much earlier in their lives. ASDs mainly affect a person’s social interaction and communication, with symptoms that can include speech disturbances, repetitive and/or compulsive […]

  • Steve The Robot Is Helping These Young People With Autism Build Their Social Skills

    Jamie Lawrence’s eyes light up when an interactive robot is placed in front of him. He engages with it, calls it his “friend” and beams when the robot raises its arms to let him know he has answered its question correctly. Jamie, 14, who has autism, is engaging with Steve the Robot, a digital assistant that supports children with special needs to help them develop their social skills. The robot has no facial expressions to read, nor does the tone of its voice […]

  • Donald Trump Spent The Weekend Blaming Everyone For Russian Meddling - Except Russia

    Donald Trump has reacted to allegations of a concerted Russian effort to tamper with the 2016 US election by sending a furious stream of tweets attacking everyone from his own National Security Adviser to Oprah Winfrey.Everyone that is, except Russia.Donald Trump's day so far:- Attacks Oprah- Attacks 60 Minutes- Attacks HR McMaster- Attacks the FBI- Attacks Adam Schiff- Attacks CNN- Attacks a 400 pound hacker- Attacks Obama- Attacks Hillary- Doesn't attack Putin or the Russians— Palmer […]

  • The Waugh Zone Monday February 19, 2018

    1. FINDING HER VOCATION?Theresa May has her Big Speech on post-18 education today. Perhaps the most telling bit of the overnight briefing from No.10 was that the PM will “acknowledge that many young people, their parents and grandparents, have serious concerns – which she shares – about aspects of the current system”. Yes, while Labour may have mopped up the youth vote, it’s those ‘parents and grandparents’ who Tory MPs tell their whips are […]

  • 'Black Panther' Breaks Box Office Records After Pulling In $192m In Opening Weekend

    Many predicted ‘Black Panther’ was going to be huge, but the film is now officially record-breaking.The superhero movie, which is the first from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature an almost entirely black cast, has broken three records in less than a week, and is on course to break more. Having already pulled in $192 million (£138 million) since Thursday (15 February) night, it’s now been revealed ‘Black Panther’ had the biggest opening […]

  • Baftas 2018: Kate Middleton's Green Dress Defended By Allison Janney

    ‘I, Tonya’ star Allison Janney has defended the Duchess of Cambridge after she chose not to partake in the black dress protest at last night’s (18 February) Baftas.Allison was one of many stars who sported a black dress on the red carpet at the Baftas, in a show of support for the ‘Time’s Up’ movement, which aims to help the victims of workplace sexual harassment.However, the Duchess was not, instead arriving at the ceremony in forest green.While […]

  • Too Many Pregnant Women Are Experiencing Workplace Discrimination

    Are we making any progress at all? Sometimes it’s hard to be positive. Today’s figures from the EHRC show the prevalence of negative attitudes and assumptions about pregnant women, working mums and indeed all women in the workplace. Not only is it assumed by many that all young women are likely to go off and have children - and hence a good percentage of employers (36% of private sector employers) feel they should be allowed to ask them about their reproductive intentions - but […]

  • Fern Britton Denies 'This Morning' Exit Was Over Phillip Schofield Pay Row

    Fern Britton has put the rumours to bed about her departure from ‘This Morning’, dismissing claims she left the ITV show over a row about pay.After 10 years, Fern announced in 2009 that she was bidding farewell to the ‘This Morning’ sofa, with much media speculation she left after discovering that her co-host Phillip Schofield was earning more than her for the same job.However, opening up to Hello! magazine, she has insisted that this is not the case. Fern said: […]

  • How To Do A Sit-Up Without Straining Your Neck

    Sometimes when you do a sit-up, it can feel like you’re giving your neck more of a work out than your abs. If this is true for you Ben Alldis, an instructor at Core Collective, says it’s sign you need to re-evaluate your method. “When you perform a sit-up, your spine undergoes compression, putting pressure on the discs between your vertebrae. Neck strain is often caused by poor technique and involves too much neck flexion, ” he told HuffPost UK. With that […]

  • Oxfam Haiti Scandal Report Reveals Men Physically Threatened Witnesses

    An Oxfam report has revealed how three men accused of sexual misconduct in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during an internal investigation.The charity released a redacted version of the findings of a 2011 report after a leaked copy was published on Sunday, prompting a storm of criticism over how the episode was handled.Parts of the 11-page document are blacked out to hide people’s identities, including the names of the three men accused of intimidating witnesses.Oxfam’s […]

  • Here Are All The Time's Up And #MeToo Moments From The 2018 BAFTAs

    From all-black outfits to powerful speeches. View Entire Post &rsaquo […]

  • Salma Hayek Just Shaded The Fuck Out Of The "Best Actor" Category At The BAFTAs

    The sassiest moment of the night. View Entire Post &rsaquo […]

  • Joanna Lumley Linked The BAFTA's Venue To The Time's Up Movement And It's So Lovely

    Go Joanna. View Entire Post &rsaquo […]

  • Timothée Chalamet Helping James Ivory Onto The BAFTA Stage Is The Cutest Thing I've Ever Seen

    This ties Daniel Kaluuya's acceptance speech for the cutest moment of the night. View Entire Post &rsaquo […]

  • Here Are The Winners Of The 2018 BAFTA Film Awards

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri dominated the main categories at the British film awards. View Entire Post &rsaquo […]

  • Allison Janney Shut Down A Question About Kate Middleton Not Wearing Black To The BAFTAs

    "I would never judge anyone's choice of clothing." View Entire Post &rsaquo […]

  • Daniel Kaluuya Thanked His Mum In His BAFTAs Speech And It's Honestly Adorable

    "You're the reason why I started, you're the reason why I'm here, and you're the reason why I keep going." View Entire Post &rsaquo […]

  • Jennifer Lawrence Arrived At The BAFTAs Looking Like Actual Royalty, So There's That

    Jennifer Lawrence, First of her Name, Princess of the People. View Entire Post &rsaquo […]

  • Florida high school buries its victims in three funerals

    Teacher Scott Beigel, 35, was laid to rest in Boca Raton, Florida on Sunday, while services for students Alex Schachter and Jaime Guttenberg were held in a Fort Lauderdale convention center. […]

  • BAFTAs: Allison Janney and Gary Oldman attend afterparty

    The 58-year-old actress hammed it up for the cameras as she posed at the entrance to the bash, which was attended by an equally exuberant Gary, 59, at London's Grosvenor House on Sunday night. […]

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