11Nov/23

World News in Brief: ‘Outrage’ over Black Sea attack, funding pledge to alleviate El Niño, breast cancer alert

NEW YORK, 09 November 2023 /PRNewswire Policy/ — Humanitarian Coordinator Denise Brown said in a statement that Wednesday’s attack came on the heels of a series of assaults that killed and inured civilians, destroyed grain supplies and damaged the historic Fine Arts Museum in the Ukrainian port city. Continue reading

11Nov/23

Internet of Things: tech firms have become our digital landlords – but people are starting to fight back

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Guido Noto La Diega, University of Stirling

From smart toasters to fitness collars for dogs, we live in a world where everything around us is gradually being connected to the internet and fitted with sensors so that we can interact with them online.

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07Nov/23

Narcissism, immorality and lack of empathy: the dark psychology that can poison elites

Geoff Beattie, Edge Hill University

Sexism, harassment and bullying plague the Red Arrows, the UK Royal Air Force’s display team. This revelation was the outcome of investigations into complaints of bad behaviour in this elite organisation. Air Chief Marshal Sir Rich Knighton said that “behaviour that would be classed as unacceptable was widespread and normalised on the squadron”.

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06Nov/23

Is the Media glorifying war porn?

There is evidence to support some of these claims. For example, studies have shown that exposure to graphic violence can lead to increased aggression and decreased empathy. Additionally, war porn can make it more difficult to see the human cost of war, which can make it easier for people to support or even participate in violence. Continue reading

05Nov/23

Did Jews kill Jesus Christ?

Jews did not kill Jesus Christ. The crucifixion of Jesus Christ was a Roman execution carried out by Roman soldiers under the orders of Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea. There is no evidence to suggest that the Jews as a whole were responsible for his death. Continue reading

05Nov/23

Has holy land been hijacked by fascist and terrorists?

On the eve of May 14, the Arabs launched an air attack on Tel Aviv, which the Israelis resisted. This action was followed by the invasion of the former Palestinian mandate by Arab armies from Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Egypt. Saudi Arabia sent a formation that fought under the Egyptian command. Continue reading

04Nov/23

How to fix Gradle error in Android Studio?

The error message “Caused by: org.gradle.workers.internal.DefaultWorkerExecutor$WorkExecutionException: A failure occurred while executing com.android.build.gradle.internal.tasks.CheckDuplicatesRunnable” indicates that Gradle is having trouble checking for duplicate classes in your app. This can happen for a number of reasons, such as: Continue reading