Kill the Bill protesters clash with police officers as thousands march across UK

Kill the Bill demonstrators have clashed with police in London as thousands of people across England and Wales march against the Government’s controversial protest bill, despite coronavirus restrictions. Footage and pictures show officers swinging their batons and using pepper spray against protesters in Parliament Square, London. One video appears to show someone punch and officer […]

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Tony Gustavsson names four uncapped players in his first Matildas squad

Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson named four debutants in his first squad for internationals against Germany and the Netherlands later this month. The 23-player party comprises 13 players that helped Australia qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, with defenders Laura Brock and Emma Checker, plus midfielders Amy Harrison, Amy Sayer and Ella Mastrantonio earning recalls. Four […]

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Study suggests that thru-hiking, as on the Pacific Crest Trail, might decrease vascular health

To the uninitiated, the increasingly popular—but still niche—outdoor pursuit known as thru-hiking can sound exhausting, boring and dangerous. Not many people relish the notion of sleeping on the ground, no Netflix, infrequent showers, eating a high-calorie, low-quality diet—Snickers bars, ramen noodles, Pop-Tarts, that sort of thing—and carrying a loaded backpack while trekking thousands of miles […]

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Is combat-induced post-traumatic stress disorder unique to industrialized warfare?

Thirty years ago, clinical psychiatrist Jonathan Shay drew attention to similarities between the trauma experienced by the Greek warriors, as documented in the epic poem “The Iliad,” and Vietnam veterans in America. Could the experience of war impact people in similar ways in vastly different cultural milieus? Research published this week by ASU researcher Sarah […]

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