Meditation-relaxation therapy may offer escape from the terror of sleep paralysis

Sleep paralysis—a condition thought to explain a number of mysterious experiences including alleged cases of alien abduction and demonic night-time visits—could be treated using a technique of meditation-relaxation, suggests a pilot study published today. Sleep paralysis is a state involving paralysis of the skeletal muscles that occurs at the onset of sleep or just before […]


Trump advisers urge delisting of U.S.-listed Chinese firms that fail to meet audit standards

China on Saturday called for frank dialogue and closer cooperation in reaction to news that Trump administration officials had urged the U.S. president to delist Chinese companies that trade on U.S. exchanges and fail to meet its auditing requirements by January 2022 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Treasury officials revealed the development on Thursday, […]


Microsoft condemns Apple’s App Store policies

Microsoft is now rebuking Apple over its stringent developer restrictions and its stance on cloud gaming apps, which the iPhone maker does not allow on the App Store for apparent violations of its guidelines. In a statement attributed to a Microsoft spokesperson, the company said, “Apple stands alone as the only general purpose platform to […]


Man sickened after finding deep-fried moth in his Nando’s meal

A chicken fan got a creepy surprise in his cheeky Nando’s order as a deep fried moth was among the chips. Pictures show the crispy critter at the bottom of the chip box, fried to a perfect crunch along with the potato snacks. The restaurant chain was forced to apologise and a Nando’s spokesperson told […]