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Sport

Arsenal grab late winner against West Ham

Yesterday at 23:08 PM, via News24

Arsenal ?claimed their second win of the seasons ?despite a poor performance of their own in a 2-1 victory over West Ham.

Education

Hi, There. Want to Triple Voter Turnout?

Yesterday at 17:00 PM, via New York Times

Campaign volunteers go door to door to rouse voters on Election Day. Now some stay outside polling places, asking voters to text friends to join in.

Education

UK universities predict record student dropout rate

Yesterday at 09:00 AM, via The Guardian

Fears that young people have ‘lost the discipline of learning’ add to students’ money worries as part-time jobs dry up

Record numbers of young people in the UK are starting a university course this autumn, with many anxious to escape a collapsing employment market. But as students embark on a very different university experience, vice-chancellors are worried that many may not last the...

Education

‘Seeing my son’s development was incredible’: the parents sticking with home schooling beyond lockdown

Yesterday at 07:00 AM, via The Guardian

For many, the lack of formal education was tough. But some families are choosing not to go back to the school gate

It’s no secret that imposed home schooling during lockdown was tough on many parents. By June, one in three women and one in five men reported difficulties to the Office for National Statistics. They also said that a child in their house was struggling to continue their education...

Lifestyle

Tsitsikamma National Park showcases SA’s natural heritage

Today at 03:19 AM, via SABC News

This month marks tourism month and a domestic travel campaign is underway. As South Africa moves to level one of the national lockdown, there is a big push to get the tourism industry up to speed. It’s also Tourism Month, and the Department of Tourism activated its domestic travel campaign in the Eastern Cape.

Science/Tech

New Reality Show’s Prize? 10 Days on the International Space Station

Today at 03:35 AM, via Slashdot

CNN reports:A planned reality show will seek to give the winner of its on-air competition “the greatest prize ever given out on Earth” — a 10-day stay on the International Space Station… The production company’s press release said that the team is “now looking for global brand and primary distribution partners.” Space Hero is planning to open the application process for the show in the first...

Science/Tech

Trump Approves Deal Between Oracle and TikTok

Today at 02:26 AM, via New York Times

The approval delays President Trump’s threat to block a popular Chinese-owned social media app from the United States until it receives investment from American partners.

Science/Tech

‘At This Point, 5G is a Bad Joke’

Today at 01:49 AM, via Slashdot

An anonymous reader shared this skeptical opinion piece from Computerworld:Let’s start with the name itself. There is no single “5G.” There are, in fact, three different varieties, with very different kinds of performance… But, what most people want, what most people lust for is 1Gbps speeds with less than 10 milliseconds of latency… [T]o get that kind of speed you must have mmWave 5G — and...