By Zoe KleinmanTechnology reporterimage copyrightGetty ImagesIn a residential street in south London, dozens of household appliances are being put through their paces – not to measure how well they work, but how loud they sound. The room we’re in is officially a laboratory. There’s no soundproofing in sight: noise bounces gleefully off the sort of… . . .
I’ve read the first batch of Apple MacBook Pro 13” M1 reviews and you’d be hard to find anything negative about the new laptop. At the worst, there were some complaints about the iOS app experience, but on the whole, early reviews, described the new MacBook Pro 13’ essentially as God’s gift to the notebook… . . .
image copyrightDowning Streetimage captionA mocked up image of what the new flagship might look like has been releasedA new national flagship is to be commissioned by the government in a bid to boost British trade and industry globally, the prime minister has said.The vessel will be the successor to the Royal Yacht Britannia, which was… . . .
Champions League final will be good advert for football – Pep GuardiolaDate: Saturday, 29 May. Kick-off: 20:00 BST. Venue: Estadio do Dragao, Porto. Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live with build-up from 18:00; live text commentary on the BBC Sport websiteManchester City will be a “completely different beast” to the side beaten twice… . . .
Best surround sound system Buying Guide: Welcome to What Hi-Fi?’s round-up of the best surround sound systems you can buy in 2021.Putting together a surround sound system can be a daunting prospect. Do you go with separate speakers, an all-in-one system or a soundbar or soundbase? Which sounds better? How do you connect your set-top… . . .
image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionGigs can return to Wales immediately but will have to follow strict rulesLive music can return immediately in Wales, it has been announced. The Welsh government confirmed performances could begin again but the change did not apply to nightclubs.Venues will need risk assessments in line with hospitality and performing guidance.They will need… . . .
World History for Us All is a powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools. World History for Us All: History of the World in Seven Minutes Requires Flash Player Video Playback offers a treasury of teaching units, lesson plans, and resources. presents the human past as a single story… . . .
image copyrightPA Mediaimage captionL-R: Alan Foster, Donald Denton and Peter Metcalf were accused of altering police statementsTwo retired police officers and an ex-solicitor accused of altering police statements after the Hillsborough disaster have been acquitted. Retired Ch Supt Donald Denton, retired Det Ch Insp Alan Foster and former solicitor Peter Metcalf had denied perverting the… . . .
Alien invasion movies work in numerous ways – some are more exciting and action-oriented, others are more rooted in horror. However, even these two genres are not mutually exclusive. Some horror movies contain thrilling action sequences, and some action movies contain horrifying moments scarier than the ones found in the genuine horror films. Either way,… . . .
Boris Johnson’s comments about women wearing the burka have given an impression that the Tories are “insensitive to Muslim communities”, an independent review has said. The prime minister ordered a report in 2019 into how the party handles discrimination allegations.It found anti-Muslim views were seen at local association and individual level.But claims of “institutional racism”… . . .