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‘Not another Best Teacher mug’ – what teachers really want for Christmas

As festive tokens of appreciation they are all happily received. But the Christmas presents teachers get from pupils and parents can range from the obvious to the totally random. As parents shop for gifts and the end of term approaches, we asked Manchester’s hard-working teachers to tell us the presents they get, the presents they’d love to get – and ... Read More »

Millennials really love Christmas music

Think Christmas music isn’t cool? Don’t tell that to millennials. Music aficionados aged between 18 to 34 now account for a whopping 36 percent of holiday music fans — a chunk that’s more than 40 percent larger than the corresponding pool of Christmas-jingling baby boomers, according to a study by Nielsen. “Boomers & Beyond,” which is how Nielsen describes the ... Read More »

100 Women: Is the gender pay gap in sport really closing?

In the ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes, there is just one woman – tennis star Serena Williams. She’s in position 51 and has an income that is $66m (£50m) lower than Cristiano Ronaldo’s, the world’s top earning sportsman according to Forbes. For the US women’s football team, their win in the 2015 World Cup got them a $2m (£1.5m) ... Read More »

Here’s What The Google Pixel XL 2 Could Look Like In ‘Very Silver,’ ‘Really Blue’

Following up on the recent render of the Google Pixel XL 2 or “Taimen,” images based on it have turned up, showing the phone in “Very Silver” and “Really Blue.” Take note we’re specifically talking about the Pixel XL 2 here, not the Pixel 2 or “Walleye,” which is said to lose the 3.5mm headphone jack but retain the Pixel’s design, including the ... 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 »

Blockchain technology is the coolest thing in Indian finance right now but nobody really gets it

It’s tough to keep up with technology. And India’s finance sector knows it too well. Blockchain technology, based on concepts that underpin cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, is fast gaining pace in Asia’s third-largest economy but business executives still aren’t sure if they understand it. In 2016, some 32 blockchain firms were founded in India, according to audit and consultancy firm PwC. ... Read More »