Parking pick-up fees SOAR at half UK’s major airports: Here’s how much more it’ll cost YOU

GETTY Airport car parking pick-up fees increased at over half UK major airports Shock new research has found that over half of the UK’s biggest airports have increased the fees for drivers picking up friends or family members. Analysis of parking prices by the RAC found that 13 airports had hiked up the pick-up parking […]

Twitch Prime’s “free game every day” for half of July adds up to a ton

Enlarge (credit: Amazon) Amazon’s Prime Day promotions are often a good indicator of which way the company’s many-headed borg is facing, and this year, one Amazon entity is screaming quite loudly: Twitch. Ars’ Jeff Dunn has already summed up a bunch of discounts and offers to expect this coming Prime Day, but in Twitch’s case, […]

The Thanos subreddit is planning a very fitting ban on half its members in honor of ‘Infinity War’

Marvel Studios Warning: Spoilers for “Avengers: Infinity War” ahead. The Thanos subreddit “r/ThanosDidNothingWrong” is heading toward a ban on half of its members to emulate Thanos wiping out half of humanity in “Avengers: Infinity War.” According to one user, the administrators have approved a 50% ban on the community’s 211,000 subscribers for July 9. The […]

Almost half of millennials say they would rather give up shampooing for a week than stop using their phones

Kārlis Dambrāns/Attribution License/Flickr A survey conducted by an app-based phone service Visible asked 1,180 millennials a series of “Would you rather?” questions, to find out what they would be willing to give up for their smartphones.  Of those surveyed, 41% said they would rather give up shampooing for a week than forego their phone for […]

Over half of all Russians want Vladimir Putin to remain president after 2024, poll shows

Over half of respondents in a Russian poll said that they would prefer Vladimir Putin to remain in power after his current term expires in 2024, regardless of the direct constitutional ban on such move. According to the research, conducted by the independent public opinion think tank Levada, the share of Russians who say that […]

Kate Middleton and Prince William spent half term doing this with George and Charlotte

Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William have spent the past week relaxing with their children like many parents on half term. The family of five spent time at their country house over the weekend, it is believed. However, the royals are back in London today. Their two oldest children are heading back to school […]

Half of Afghan children miss out on school due to fighting, poverty & discrimination – UNICEF

Almost four million kids in Afghanistan are unable to attend school classes because of security and poverty issues, as well as discrimination against girls in the country, a new report by the UN agency for children reveals. Some 3.7 million children aged between seven and 17 are deprived of their right to education in Afghanistan, […]