Matthew McConaughey could be Texas Governor after poll suggests 45% of Texans would vote for him

Matthew McConaughey could be in with a chance of becoming Governor of Texas – that is, of course, if he decided to run for the prestigious position. Even though McConaughey’s name is not on any ballot, a survey found voters looked upon the Oscar-winning actor favorably.   McConaughey has teased political pundits and TV talk show hosts … Read more

Matthew McConaughey could be Texas Governor after poll suggests 45% of Texans would vote for him

Alright, alright, alright!  Matthew McConaughey could be in with a chance of becoming Governor of Texas – that is, of course, if he decided to run for the prestigious position. Even though McConaughey’s name is not on any ballot, a survey found voters looked upon the Oscar-winning actor favorably.   McConaughey has teased political pundits and TV … Read more

Glaxo investor suggests chief boss’s days are numbered

Major investor in Glaxosmithkline suggests chief executive’s days are numbered after company comes under siege from activist investor Elliott By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 16 April 2021 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 16 April 2021 A major investor in Glaxosmithkline has suggested its chief executive’s days are numbered after the pharmaceuticals … Read more

Doubling Michigan’s vaccine supply could prevent 1,200 deaths, model suggests

Biden administration officials are refusing to boost the vaccine supply sent to Michigan, which is now in a vicious fourth wave of coronavirus infections and deaths.  Doubling the number of doses sent to the Great Lakes state weekly could prevent up to 1,200 COVID-19 deaths, one University of California, Berkeley model suggests. But when asked … Read more

Women find bad smells more disgusting in the second half of their monthly cycle, study suggests

Women are more disgusted by smells in the second half of their menstrual cycle because their immune system is suppressed and they are more at risk of infection, study finds Jagiellonian University Medical School in Krakow scientists surveyed 93 women Found women were more disgusted in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle Researchers say … Read more

Women find bad smells more disgusting in the second half of their monthly cycle, study suggests

Women are more disgusted by smells in the second half of their menstrual cycle because their immune system is suppressed and they are more at risk of infection, study finds Jagiellonian University Medical School in Krakow scientists surveyed 93 women Found women were more disgusted in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle Researchers say … Read more

Sugary drinks as a child may lead to memory issues in later life, study suggests

How sugar can affect your child’s BRAIN: A diet full of sweet treats early in life can lead to memory issues, study warns Researchers gave adolescent rats a drink similar to human sugary soda  They then tested the rodents’ memory when they had matured to adulthood  They found rats that had sugary drinks as a … Read more

Brisk walking 5 times a week may combat brain aging, study suggests

A brisk walk around the block several times a week could do wonders to preserve a healthier mind – as well as body – as you age, a new study suggests.    In a year-long study conducted by University of Texas, Southwestern, researchers found that middle aged and older Americans scored higher on cognitive tests and … Read more

Narcissism on social media is driven by insecurity, study suggests

A new study may explain what motivates the ‘self-focused nature of social media’ – and people who constantly post selfies on Instagram.   From surveys of nearly 300 people, US psychologists found that narcissistic behaviour is linked to what they call ‘vulnerable narcissism’.  Vulnerable narcissism can manifest itself as self-promoting behaviours – such as constant selfies … Read more

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg suggests small Section 230 law reform

Zuckerberg suggests ‘thoughtful reform’ of Section 230 – big tech’s liability shield – and says platforms should have to prove they have systems in place to identify and remove unlawful content In testimony prepared for a congressional hearing on Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg laid out steps for ‘thoughtful reform’ for the Section 230 law He acknowledged … Read more