China census 2021 results released

Each country across the world has its own way of managing and controlling its population and their numbers. The general census is one such instrument in the state’s repertoire for monitoring population growths, declines and overall densities. China is one country whose census results are most intriguing for both those…

Humans could live up to 150 years

The human lifespan has never been longer around the world. The average human lifespan is now 79 years, a significant increase compared to the 30 or 40 years you would have got only a century ago. Now however, new research has shown that humans could live up to a staggering…

Denmark helps the USA to spy on Merkle via undersea comms cable

Denmark is not the first country you would usually think of when naming countries likely to be involved in underhand spying affairs, but recent revelations prove otherwise. The nation’s sweet image as one of our friendlier Scandanavian countries with happy people and high standards of living has been abruptly smashed…

What is shadow banning?

Shadow banning is a slowly evolving trend on the internet of social media platforms using algorithmic data to block certain users without fully banning them. The practice is also known as stealth banning or comment ghosting and has been around in different forms since the 80s, but most noticeably entered…

Czech chimps learn the art of zoom

In the past year of ‘strange and unprecedented times’, it’s hard to believe there is anything surprising left that could be newsworthy. Never fear though, because Czech chimps are here to save the day with their noteworthy introduction – and mastery – of the now commonplace zoom call.  Zoo keepers…