• High School Students Taking Online AP Exams Might Have To Retake Them Due To Technical Glitch

    We all know the feeling of anxiousness and nervousness while taking an exam, and also that sense of relief when you’re done. However, it seems that some high school students might need to go through that rollercoaster of emotions again, because due to a technical glitch, these students who took the Advanced Placement exams will have to take them again.

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many educational institutions have been forced to close. This does not mean that students are getting a holiday as many are now studying from home, with some even taking exams online. According to the College Board, which is the organization that gives these AP exams, revealed that a technical glitch had prevented some students from completing their tests.

    The College Board claims that these technical issues could have been due to students using an “outdated browser”, but some students are disputing that. For example,

  • What’s the Strange Ailment Affecting Kids With Covid-19?

    The list of things that Covid-19 does to the body keeps getting longer. Between the cytokine storms, the neurological ailments, the swollen-up toes, it’s all rather confusing, frightening, and yes, decidedly weird—though, as virology Twitter will happily remind you, “all viruses are weird.”

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    The latest twist concerns how Covid-19 affects kids. The earliest reports showed that while kids are just as likely as adults to catch the virus, their symptoms are generally milder—except for infants and children with preexisting conditions. Now, starting in Europe and then in New York and other cities on the East Coast, reports have emerged of a “mysterious ailment” that trails in the wake of Covid-19 infections. Kids have

  • Watch this 95-year-old’s reaction as he tries McSpicy for the first time

    We all have our preferences when it comes to fast food.

    For Singaporeans, it’s the McSpicy, a delicious serving of yummy chicken patty. But it appears one person is not at all impressed by what the young consume.

    Enter Emerson Gideon Ng’s grandpa who experienced the McSpicy for the first time in his life.

    According to Emerson when asked by Mothership, the nonagenarian had discovered the McSpicy through an advertisement and thought to give it a try.

    So when McDonald’s was back in business following loosening of the Circuit Breaker, Emerson got his grandfather the burger on May 14.

    In a video shared on Facebook group Subtle Asian Traits, Emerson’s adorable 95-year-old grandpa begins by eating the bun first.

    Thankfully, Emerson was there to correct him that the bun has to be eaten together with the patty. His grandpa then proceeds to use a fork and a spoon

  • Fitbit is reportedly planning to build ventilators to help treat COVID-19 patients

    Fitbit, which makes fitness-tracking wearables, will be shifting supply chain resources to make emergency ventilators, Fitbit CEO James Park said to CNBC. The ventilators will be used to help treat COVID-19 patients and could help bolster the national supply of the medical devices, which have been in need during the pandemic.

    “There was a lot of concern about the shortage of ventilators and we realized we had expertise already around the supply chain,” Park said to CNBC.

    Fitbit plans to submit the designs for its ventilator to the Food and Drug Administration under an emergency use authorization “in the coming days,” according to CNBC. An emergency use authorization is exactly what it sounds like: it allows a medical device or product that hasn’t been officially approved by the FDA to be used

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