As a part of the national swimathon, a five-kilometer swim was attempted by a young girl, after she made a splash in the pool in order to raise money for charity.
The girl is 12-year-old Riya Kotecha, from Morley Crescent West, Stanmore. She managed to raise £400 for Marie Curie Cancer Care after she jumped inside a local pool.
The total time taken to complete the swim was two hours and 22 minutes and out of all, the swimmer was the youngest person from Cannons Sports Pool, to be a part of the event.
On Thursday, music discovery service Songza released an updated version of its iOS app - Songza iOS app version 3.0 - which not only unfolds a simple, clean and more attractive interface, but also gives the users new ways to interact with the app.
In a Monday ruling in a `domain-name squatting' case, the U. S. District Court for Northern California handed popular social network Facebook a victory in the lawsuit which the company had filed against the `domain-name squatters' who had registered different variations of Facebook's name.
The court's verdict came against 11 domain squatters, which included names like Intercontinental Domain Inc. and Mackrooner Ltd, for using the misspellings of domain name that has been trademarked by Facebook.
According to a 9to5Mac report, based on the information obtained from an internal document snagged by it, the 2007-launched original Apple iPhone will be added to Apple's `vintage/obsolete products' list on June 11.
As per the report, the internal Apple document hints that the first-generation Apple iPhone is nearing an obsolete status. Going by the document, the handset will - with effect from June 11 - be classified as `vintage' in the US; and `obsolete' in all other countries.
With the aim of increasing people's comfort during the scorching hot summers as well as cutting down their energy bills, Learning Thermostat manufacturer Nest issued the latest update for its software.
The latest update announced by Nest for its popular Learning Thermostat device essentially adds the ability for the thermostat to make requisite adjustments to sunlight, and it also brings along some other new features.
The world's biggest fundraising swim called Swimathon 2013 saw about 24,000 swimmers diving in, jumping and belly flopping in over 600 local swimming pools in the region.
Swimmers from all age groups were seen taking part in the event and the target was to raise £2m for Marie Curie Cancer Care. There were many challenges that were faced like individual swims of up to 5km or 3.1 miles and team efforts to share out the tiring lengths.
It was in Darlington and the national charity fundraiser saw huge support coming in from people of all age group.
Going by Chevrolet's Friday announcement of its pricing for the all-new C7 Corvette Stingray, the cost of the seventh-generation 2014 Corvette model will be $1,400 more than that of the sixth-generation 2013 Corvette.
According to the announcement made by Chevrolet, the cost of the base model of the all-new C7 Corvette Stingray will be $51,995, including destination; while the Stingray convertible range will start at $56,995.
According to a new research, basic hardwiring lacks in psychopaths in their brain due to which people have feeling of compassion and care.
About 80 male prisoners were studied by American scientists and they were all 18 to 50 years of age.
If the percentage of US male prison population is seen then about 20 per cent to 30 per cent are affected by psychopathy and when it comes to general population, only one per cent is affected.
Brain scans were undergone by participants during videos of people being intentionally hurt and others of faces reacting to pain being shown to them.
The NHS managers are considering plans for hospital hotels to care for patients. These are those patients who don't need a 24-hour medical care.
The proposal states that hotel-style facilities will be given to patients such as the elderly waiting to be discharged, new mothers and stroke patients.
The new commissioning body, NHS England, will be reviewing the idea.
A Scandinavian model is the basis of the scheme and this would ease demand on hospital beds.
Scandinavia houses patient hotels, especially in Norway and Sweden.
As per recent reports, it has been revealed that the European Parliament is going to discuss the ways by which tax evasion can be tackled. The European Union has stated that 1trillion euros are lost on an annual basis due to tax evasion.
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