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Our ZTE Axon 40 Ultra video review is up

ZTE’s latest flagship smartphone is the Axon 40 Ultra, and it’s going to become available internationally on June 21. Ahead of its release, we’ve had some time to play with it at the office and an in-depth written review has resulted from that for your reading pleasure. Today it’s time to accompany that with our…

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Watch: Jonny Bairstow Hits 7 Sixes, 14 Fours To Score Second-Fastest Test Ton For England, Sets Up Magic Win Vs New Zealand

Jonny Baistow after scoring the ton.© AFPJonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes destroyed New Zealand’s attack as England won the second Test at Trent Bridge by five wickets on Tuesday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. England were chasing a challenging total of 299 on the final day to win in Nottingham…

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Science & Nature
Scientists produced twin photons with different quantum dots

Many technologies are designed using quantum mechanics. Such technologies are based on exactly equal photons. However, it isn’t easy to generate such photons. They must have precisely the same wavelength (color), same shape, and matching polarization. A team of scientists led by Richard Warburton at the University of Basel, in collaboration with colleagues at the…

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First India, Israel, US, UAE or West Asian Quad leaders’ Summit next month

The first meeting of the India, Israel, US and UAE leaders’ summit will take place next month during President Biden’s in person visit to Israel. The US President will be in West Asia from July 13th to July 16th with stops in Israel, the West Bank, and Saudi Arabia. The new grouping of the 4…

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Entertainment
LCD Soundsystem to Perform at III Points Music Festival in Miami

LCD Soundsystem are on the bill for the 2022 III Points Music Festival in Miami, Florida. They’ll perform on Friday, October 21. Other acts on the III Points lineup include Rosalía, Porter Robinson, James Blake, Chris Lake, Flume, Black Coffee, Orbital, and Joji. In addition, the festival will feature a supergroup performance from Miami hip-hop…

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Technology
Overwatch 2’s second beta to arrive on June 28 on console

Activision Blizzard is releasing a new beta for Overwatch 2 on June 28th, following the game’s PVP beta for PC in April 2022. The Overwatch 2 beta will launch on June 28th on PC, PlayStation and Xbox. Sign-ups for the beta will be available on June 16th, followed by more details on the game. #Overwatch2…

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Science & Nature
Oceana Wins First Step in USMCA Complaint to Investigate US Failure to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

The Secretariat for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), part of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), has agreed to move forward with the first step in a two-step process to investigate the USA’s failure to uphold its environmental laws to protect North Atlantic right whales, according to an Oceana announcement this week. The decision was in…

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Health & Medical
Taking the holistic journey

We chat to Green Nation Life founders Alanna Hinds and Fiona Murton about the power of botanicals, what it means to go green and how to live a more sustainable life. What was the inspiration behind Green Nation Life? Green Nation Life was born out of the desire to create an Australian-made lifestyle range, offering…

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Reports: NCAA meets with Miami booster on NIL deals

Author of the article: The NCAA is looking into name, image and likeness deals involving athletes at the University of Miami. According to multiple reports, the NCAA has met with John Ruiz, a Miami mega-booster. Multiple reports characterize this as an “inquiry” by the NCAA and not a full-blown investigation. Ruiz — a billionaire, attorney…

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Entertainment
Netflix Sets “Squid Game” Reality Series

Netflix Netflix has announced it is adapting its smash-hit South Korean dystopian thriller series “Squid Game” into what they’re calling the biggest reality competition series ever made. Announced at the Banff World Media Festival on Tuesday, “Squid Game: The Challenge” will see 456 players competing in a series of games for the chance to win…