CDC: Stop Washing and Reusing Condoms

CDC: Stop Washing and Reusing Condoms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has urged the public not to wash or reuse condoms. Appearing to acknowledge that most people are aware of this advice, the health agency tweeted last week: “We say it because people do it: Don’t wash or reuse #condoms! Use a fresh one for each #sex act.” […]

UK betting firms face complaints deadline and ads crackdown

UK betting firms face complaints deadline and ads crackdown

Betting firms face a crackdown on breaches of advertising rules and consumer law in a drive to ensure fairer treatment for gamblers. From October the Gambling Commission will have powers to impose unlimited fines for promotional campaigns that appeal to children or glamorise gambling. The watchdog will also introduce an eight-week deadline for operators to […]

Lightness of Beijing takes yuan's bad run into fifth month, no floor in sight

Lightness of Beijing takes yuan's bad run into fifth month, no floor in sight

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s uncharacteristically laissez-faire approach to its swiftly declining currency is spawning market speculation that the yuan is part of an economic stimulus toolkit and will be allowed to weaken more over the rest of the year. FILE PHOTO: Chinese one yuan coins are placed on 100 yuan banknotes in this illustrative […]

Doc: Alan Alda doing right thing staying active

Doc: Alan Alda doing right thing staying active

Award-winning actor Alan Alda “is doing a lot of the right things” to treat Parkinson’s disease, a Harvard researcher said on the day the “M.A.S.H.” star broke the news of his troubling diagnosis. Alda, 82, who’s best known for his role as Capt. “Hawkeye” Pierce on the hit TV show announced yesterday on “CBS This […]

Live Cricket Score: Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

Live Cricket Score: Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

SOUTH AFRICA TOUR OF SRI LANKA, 2018 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Wed, 01 Aug, 2018, 03:20 PM Live Score Updates Sri Lanka 55/2 (10.5 Ovs) Kusal Perera  12 (21) Willem Mulder  1.5-0-9-0 The Faf du Plessis-led South African side would look to build on their fine show in the first ODI © Getty Consolidation After […]

Roster-depleted Orioles fall short against Yankees, 6-3

Roster-depleted Orioles fall short against Yankees, 6-3

After the hectic, frenzied afternoon that was the non-waiver trade deadline — which saw the rebuilding Orioles shockingly trade Jonathan Schoop, Kevin Gausman, and Darren O’Day — the evening’s actual baseball game was essentially an afterthought. But the result was familiar: an Orioles loss. This game was a perfect reminder that, as Mark Brown wrote, […]

Plan Mask the colonization of Mars turned out to be impossible

Plan Mask the colonization of Mars turned out to be impossible

Gas shell of Mars is carbon dioxide. Planetary scientists at the University of Colorado at boulder (USA) found that the terraforming of Mars in the near future is impossible. This is due to the fact that the rocks and polar caps of the red planet contain little carbon dioxide required to create a dense and […]