Art

Emicida, a rapper on a mission to recover Brazil's black history

Emicida, a rapper on a mission to recover Brazil's black history

When the black Brazilian rapper Emicida imagines his country’s whitewashed history, he sees a textbook missing a succession of key pages. In his songs and on stage, the São Paulo-born musician tries to correct that skewed telling, remembering the lives and times of black Brazilian academics, artists and activists in the hope of changing Brazil’s future. “If we’d been told about this story and these [black] contributions at school, we’d have a ... Full story

Education

Virtual library gives children in England free book access

Virtual library gives children in England free book access

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Economics

Personio raises $125M on a $1.7B valuation for an HR platform targeting SMEs – TechCrunch

Personio raises $125M on a $1.7B valuation for an HR platform targeting SMEs – TechCrunch

With the last year changing how (and where) many of us work, organizations have started to rethink how well they manage their employees, and what tools they use to do that. Today, one of the startups that is building technology to address this challenge is announcing a major round of funding that underscores its traction to date. Personio — the German startup that targets small and medium-sized businesses (10-2,000 employees) with an all-in-one ... Full story

Entertainment

WATCH: Olivia Rodrigo Proves She’s The Ultimate Taylor Swift Fan

WATCH: Olivia Rodrigo Proves She’s The Ultimate Taylor Swift Fan

Olivia Rodrigo’s excitement over Taylor Swift getting in touch with her is the most relatable reaction. Olivia Rodrigo lost it when she saw Taylor Swift share how proud she was to see her huge success with ‘Drivers License’ , freaking out on Instagram after the songstress’ casual comment. The Celebrities Loving Olivia Rodrigo\'s \'Drivers License\' As Much As You – From Taylor Swift To Hailey Bieber. And in a chat on The Official Big Top 40 as ... Full story

Health

Startups at CES showed how tech can help elderly people and their caregivers – TechCrunch

Startups at CES showed how tech can help elderly people and their caregivers – TechCrunch

The COVID-19 pandemic shined a harsh spotlight on the challenges many elderly people face. Older adults are among the highest-risk groups for developing cases that need hospitalization and nursing homes were especially vulnerable to outbreaks. While dealing with COVID-19, the elderly have also faced many other problems, including the difficulty of accessing medical care for chronic conditions during lockdowns and isolation . Many of these ... Full story

Law

Morrisons to be first UK supermarket to pay minimum £10 an hour

Morrisons to be first UK supermarket to pay minimum £10 an hour

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Living

Woman 'so lucky' after swan crashes through bathroom window

Woman 'so lucky' after swan crashes through bathroom window

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Politics

Wayne LaPierre's Letter — NRA Dumps New York to Reincorporate in Texas

Wayne LaPierre's Letter — NRA Dumps New York to Reincorporate in Texas

Dear Nra Members & Supporters:. Today, the NRA announced a restructuring plan that positions us for the long-term and ensures our continued success as the nation’s leading advocate for constitutional freedom – free from the toxic political environment of New York. The plan can be summed up quite simply: We are DUMPING New York, and we are pursuing plans to reincorporate the NRA in Texas. To facilitate the strategic plan and restructuring, the ... Full story

Sport

Covid set to be leading cause of death in Wales in 2020

Covid set to be leading cause of death in Wales in 2020

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Technology

Mount Semeru: Erupting volcano spews ash above Indonesia's Java island

Mount Semeru: Erupting volcano spews ash above Indonesia's Java island

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