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Only six sports have been at every Winter Olympics. Can you name them?

The Olympic flag at the PyeongChang medals plaza. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images) The modern Olympics began with the 1896 Summer Games in Athens. The winter version emerged a couple decades later in Chamonix, France, making this year’s PyeongChang Games the 23rd version. Some of the sports in this nearly 100-year history have been fleeting. Others have been absurd. Some have been ... Read More »

The Nikkei: Apple can ship only 20 million iPhone X this year

KGI estimated that Apple will ship 25-30 million iPhone X units this year, but information reported by The Nikkei points to an even lower number – “around 20 million”. It sounds like manufacturing issues started a long way back and even though they are clearing up now, it will still affect the launch. Apparently, the new OLED screens were the first issue to occur – ... Read More »

Christmas is more popular search term than the new iPhone – and it’s only September

The festive season beat other contenders for most searched term, including ‘curtains’ and ‘lingerie’ Selfridges The summer holidays may barely be over, but thousands of Brits are already thinking about Christmas, according to the latest data from two of the country’s biggest retailers. “Christmas” was the biggest search term on the John Lewis website in the week ending 10 September, beating ... Read More »

JNU admission 2017: Only 53 per cent of total seats on offer, says teachers’ association

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) on Thursday released truncated data, allegedly of its first round of admissions for MPhil and PhD courses, which shows that only 53 per cent of its total seats have been offered for admission. Moreover, of these, only 17 seats have been offered to reserved category students. The JNUTA has alleged that the disparity in intake ... Read More »

How to get a bumper 10 day Christmas holiday by only booking three days off work

Glorious sun beams are beating down and the sky is blue – we’ll freely admit, it is FAR TOO EARLY to even be thinking about Christmas. That said, before we know it the John Lewis Christmas offering will be whipping everyone up into a frenzy of excitement and shops and businesses everywhere will be in full festive mode. So why not – just ... Read More »

Only 3-4 million units of iPhone 8 will be available for sale initially

Apple always unveils their new smartphones in September. So going by that we should get to see the iPhone 8 in little more than a couple of months. However, many reports have suggested that the iPhone 8 launch might get delayed due to some production issues faced by the components suppliers. Rumors have it, Apple’s component suppliers are finding it ... Read More »

Republicans in N.C. Senate cut education funding — but only in Democratic districts. Really.

This bit of North Carolina news won’t get as much attention as the infamous “bathroom bill,” which insisted that people at public schools and other government-run facilities use bathrooms that correspond to the gender listed on their birth certificate, sparking a boycott of the state. But it is worth noting as a new lesson in how not to drag schools ... Read More »