10 virtual tours of spectacular buildings around the world | Top 10s

While our lives have mostly shrunk to our own four walls – besides the sneak peek of others’ homes glimpsed via Zoom – we can still step into other worlds virtually. Stately homes and fortresses, from Blenheim Palace to Bran Castle (of Dracula fame) have opened digital portals allowing anyone Continue Reading

A New Business Offering for a New Business World – Tempemail

As the coronavirus pandemic has changed the world around us, organisations have had to adapt to a new, remote way of working, and in response, many have shifted to focus on cloud-first strategies. To streamline this transition, ESET has launched ESET PROTECT, to assist businesses in gaining centralised visibility, management Continue Reading

Listen to the world: Radio Garden app brings stations to millions in lockdown | Radio

Ever fancied listening to some pop music from Prague? Rock from Russia, or talk from Taiwan? With the pandemic limiting travel abroad, an online app has ignited the imagination of millions, allowing them to experience new sounds and travel the globe by radio. The free app, Radio Garden, which carries Continue Reading

Smuggled diary tells how abducted women survived Boko Haram camp | World news- Tempemail

The resistance began three months after the young women were taken from their school dormitory by Islamist militants and hidden in the depths of a forest. It would end in direct confrontation and disobedience, and an unlikely victory which saved their lives. But as the extremists of Boko Haram drove Continue Reading

Facebook’s Australia ban threatens to leave Pacific without key news source | World news

Facebook’s ban on Australian news will cut off a vital source of authoritative information for the Pacific region, government and industry analysts have warned. Across the Pacific, thousands have found their access to news blocked, or severely limited, after the tech giant wiped all news on the platform in Australia Continue Reading

Humour over rumour? The world can learn a lot from Taiwan’s approach to fake news | Coronavirus

Matt Hancock, we learned recently, got a few pointers on how to shape the UK’s vaccine strategy from the 2011 movie Contagion. I don’t know if that is something I would boast about if I were the UK health secretary, but, look, it is great that the man is not Continue Reading

Tights! Spatulas! Action! The madcap world of chain reaction videos | Art

“It’s one thing to maim myself,” says Joseph Herscher. “But maiming someone else? I’m not sure I could live with that. At least I’d have it on tape, but it’d still suck to be killed by one of my machines.” Herscher, 36, is a chain reaction artist who works out Continue Reading

Gongbang videos: why the world has gone wild for 12-hour films of people studying | Work & careers- Tempemail

Name: Gongbang. Age: First reported in 2018, although it may have been going on for a decade before that. Appearance: An online video genre catering to a particular taste. I’ll bet. What’s in these videos? Unedited footage of people studying quietly, often for up to 12 hours. The name led Continue Reading

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury review – a never-ending fountain of fun | Games

Almost every significant game Nintendo made for its interesting but ill-fated Wii U console has found its way on to the vastly more popular Nintendo Switch, either as a rerelease or remake. Super Mario 3D World sits somewhere between the two: the game is near-identical to the 2013 Wii U Continue Reading

Take action on MPs supporting Covid conspiracy figures, PM told | World news- Tempemail

Boris Johnson has been urged to act after two more Conservative MPs were linked to figures spreading Covid conspiracy theories or making discredited claims. Last week it emerged that Desmond Swayne, a former Tory minister, encouraged anti-lockdown street protesters to “persist” and suggested NHS capacity figures were being “manipulated” to Continue Reading