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Worker bees forgo sleep to care for young

Worker bees forgo sleep to care for young

Science
Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Most parents know that sacrificing sleep is part of raising a young child. The same goes for bees. New research suggests brood-tending bumble bee workers sleep much less than other bees, even forgoing sleep to care for offspring that is not their own. But unlike other animals, bees seem to do just fine without the normal amount of sleep. Most studies of sleep behavior have focused on humans and other model organisms in the lab, but the latest research -- published this week in the journal Current Biology -- suggests their is value in studying sleep in diverse species. "Our findings show that sleep is more plastic and less rigid than is commonly accepted," study co-author Guy Bloch of Hebrew University said in a news release. Tests show that when humans, rodents and flies...
Pornography ‘one click away’ from young children

Pornography ‘one click away’ from young children

Technology
Children are stumbling upon pornography online from as young as seven, a report has indicated.The survey, from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), suggested three-quarters of parents felt their child would not have seen porn online but more than half had done so.Youngsters under the age of 10 described feeling "grossed out" and "confused" by what they had seen.The UK is trying to make it harder for children to see adult content.It is bringing in a new regime of age verification, under which websites hosting mainly pornography will be required to stop UK users from accessing content unless they can prove they are over 18.Every time a UK IP address attempts to access a pornography website, the user will be required to verify their age.The plans...
These 5 money habits put young workers on track for retirement

These 5 money habits put young workers on track for retirement

Finance
Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesYes, you can max out your 401(k) plan at work, go on vacation and enjoy your Netflix, too.Close to half of the so-called "super-savers" polled by Principal Financial Group said they not only saved aggressively their retirement plan at work, but they also still maintained their Netflix or Hulu subscription services.The company polled 1,116 participants in its 401(k) plans between May and June of this year.These individuals either came close to maxing out their 401(k) in 2018 — they contributed $ 18,500, plus a catch-up contribution of $ 6,000 if age 50 and up — or they saved at least 15% of their salary in their plan.In 2019, you can save $ 19,000 in your 401(k) plan, plus $ 6,000 if you're over 50."Little steps make a huge difference," sai
England Under-21s 2-0 Kosovo Under-21s: Phil Foden brace proves crucial for Young Lions

England Under-21s 2-0 Kosovo Under-21s: Phil Foden brace proves crucial for Young Lions

Sports
Phil Foden’s double secured England Under-21s a 2-0 win against Kosovo in their Euro 2021 qualifier at the KCOM Stadium. Manchester City midfielder Foden followed up a rebound to give England a half-time lead and lashed home his second in stoppage time. Getty Images - Getty Phil Foden hit a brace The Young Lions followed up Friday’s 3-2 victory in Turkey by ensuring six points from their opening two Group Three matches. Aidy Boothroyd’s side should have won by a bigger margin and it was for long periods a frustrating night for a crowd of 15,258 as the hosts failed to cash in on their dominance. Kosovo, top of Group Three at kick-off after wins against Andorra and Turkey, began full of confidence and forced England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale into the f

Hong Kong elders march to support young demonstrators

World
Some 2,000 Hong Kong senior citizens, including a popular actress, are marching in a show of support for youths at the forefront of monthlong protests against a contentious extradition bill in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Wearing white tops and black pants, the seniors also slammed alleged police brutality in the latest protest Sunday in Hong Kong's Sha Tin district, where violent scuffles in a shopping mall saw dozens injured and over 40 people detained. Veteran actress Deannie Ip said police shouldn't use heavy-handed tactics against young protesters, who "have no guns" and were peacefully expressing their frustrations. Ip and several others held a banner reading "Support youth to protect Hong Kong" as they marched Wednesday in a financial district.Let's block ads! (Why?) ABC...