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(Picture: Getty Images) The latest update on Apple’s pre-installed Health app? A sex tracker. That’s right ladies and gents, the i0S 9 will let you keep tabs what goes on between the sheets. Which, if you’re actually entering details into your smart phone on, is nada. Nothing. MORE: Apple’s latest iOS 9 software tracks your sexual activity Is this not the most ridiculous thing? Who has the time to type in the exact details on the last time they had sex or, wait for it, cervical mucus data. Way, way too much information. And it’s not like being online ALL the damn […] Read more →
Hellblade – the psychology of violence The creators of DmC and Heavenly Sword have offered up a closer look at their new PS4 action game, and its surprisingly mature storyline. When it was first teased last year Hellblade seemed to be a Celtic-flavoured hack ‘n’ slash. It is still that, but it seems the backstory of protagonist Senua is considerably more interesting than the norm. It turns out the game has been developed in conjunction with the University of Cambridge’s Psychiatrist and Professor of Health and Neuroscience, Paul Fletcher, and in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust. Although Senua has become […] Read more →
The health app is getting serious about your sex life (Picture: Apple) Is that an iPhone in your pocket or… iOS 9, the latest software from Apple, includes a feature which collects data about users’ sex lives. The updated Health app – with an all-new reproductive health section- gets pretty damn intimate by tracking sexual activity, menstruation, ovulation and wait for it… cervical mucus quality. Thanks guys, what would we do without you? MORE: Teacher suspended after telling pupils to ‘go home and take selfies with their parents’ sex toys’ MORE: Racy ‘no gay sex’ sign appears at dogging hotspot Read more →
Should we be giving women shopping vouchers to encourage them to breastfeed? (Picture: Artem_Furman) We have one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world but I’m not sure mothers should effectively be paid to change this. That’s what’s happened in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, where some women were given shopping vouchers worth up to £200 in return for breastfeeding. This was a trial – a way to encourage more women to breastfeed – deemed so successful it may be extended to other parts of the country. But is this not putting even more pressure on women who have just […] Read more →
Forces of up to 27kg can be exerted on the spine when texting (Picture: Dr. Ken Hansraj) If you’re one of those people who spends much of your day staring at your iPhone screen, this may be of interest. Bending your head to text or browse your mobile phone puts the equivalent weight of four bowling balls on your spine, a study has found. MORE: Firefighters called after girl gets arm stuck in a letterbox MORE: Jeremy Clarkson: ‘My phone was hacked with racist “slope” tweet’ Dr. Ken Hansraj, a spinal and orthopedic surgeon in Poughkeepsie, New York, found that […] Read more →
Ms Russell with her device to monitor Wi-Fi signals (Picture: Brighton Argus/Solent News) A grandmother has spent thousands of pounds renovating her home to shield it against Wi-Fi signals which she believes threaten her health. Stefanie Russell has spent £4,000 covering her house in four thick coats of ray-repelling paint and has banned mobile phones and computers from her home. The pensioner, from Steyning, West Sussex, also uses a special device to detect unwanted signals in her house. She claims that her sensitivity to the rays are responsible for frequent headaches and bouts of nausea. Ms Russell believes that the […] Read more →