From Furry to Scaly: South Africans Embrace Pandemic Pets.

South Africa has seen a jump in pet sales during the coronavirus pandemic — and not just for guard dogs, which are common because of a high crime rate. South Africa’s pet shops say in a world of social distancing, people are finding companionship in a range of furry and even slithering animals.
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LogOn: Start-Up Creates Robot to Help Kids Relax at Doctor’s Office.

LogOn: Start-Up Creates Robot to Help Kids Relax at Doctor’s Office.

Robin the Robot uses sensors and facial recognition to chat with children Originally published at -

LogOn: Breakthrough Invention Aims to Eliminate Drunk Driving.

LogOn: Breakthrough Invention Aims to Eliminate Drunk Driving.

Sensors built into a car pick up alcohol on a driver’s skin or breath and decide whether it’s safe for him or her to drive Originally published at -

LogOn: Not Your Grandmother's Pearls: Audio Earrings Marry Tech and Style.

LogOn: Not Your Grandmother's Pearls: Audio Earrings Marry Tech and Style.

The world's first pearl audio earrings, Nova H1, let users listen to music and take calls hands-free Originally published at -

Teaching the Next Generation of IS Fighters in Syria.

Teaching the Next Generation of IS Fighters in Syria.

In Northeast Syria's al-Hol Camp, where thousands of Islamic State family members are held, children may be vulnerable to extremist ideology which is being spread by radicalized women. For VOA, Zana Omar visited the camp and filed this report. Vid...

When Not Tending to War Wounded, Ukraine Rock Star Jams With Bono, Sheeran.

When Not Tending to War Wounded, Ukraine Rock Star Jams With Bono, Sheeran.

From the first day of the war in Ukraine, Taras Topolya has been working as a paramedic with the country’s Territorial Defense but when on break, he plays with big names in the Western music industry Originally published at -