Senate Confirms Pete Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary in President Joe Biden’s Cabinet

  The Senate in the US has confirmed Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary, making him the first openly gay person, and the first Maltese-American to be confirmed to a Cabinet post, tasked with advancing President Joe Biden’s ambitious agenda of rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure and fighting climate change. Buttigieg, a 39-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, […]

Captain Sir Tom Moore, who Inspired the United Kingdom during Lockdown, has died

  Captain Sir Tom Moore, a Second World War veteran, who inspired the United Kingdom by raising millions for the NHS, has died aged 100, his family says. This comes a few days, after Captain Sir Tom, contracted coronavirus and was receiving treatment for pneumonia. Captain Sir Tom became somewhat of a national treasure and a […]

WATCH: Sabrina Carpenter Drops Emotional Music Video For Controversial Track ‘Skin’

  Singer, songwriter, and actress Sabrina Carpenter has released the anticipated music video for her single, Skin, which dropped last month and raised quite the controversy, given Olivia Rodrigo’s reference to Carpenter in ‘Driver’s License’.     Meanwhile, the music video was directed by Jason Lester, the Island Records-signee stars alongside Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s […]

This is How Artificial Intelligence is being used to Promote Literacy Among Young Students

  The Centre for Literacy of the University of Malta is spearheading a project called AILit, which is using Artificial Intelligence in an innovative way to promote literacy with 8-10-year-olds and their parents. Through the programme, educators, 8 to 10-year-old children and their parents will be using an open source platform to participate in creative […]

Ariana Grande to Release Four New Songs in The Deluxe Edition of Positions

  February is kicking off with one hell of a start, as Ariana Grande announces four new exclusive tracks in the deluxe edition of her latest studio album, Positions.     Having marked her fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, Ari is now set to return with a deluxe edition of her […]

Health Authorities Change their Advice on Pregnancy and the COVID-19 Vaccine

  Last Friday, the World Health Organisation has revised its position on the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Moderna, which is one of the two vaccines currently available in the Maltese Islands. In its revision, WHO said that there is “no specific reason to believe there will be specific risks that would outweigh the benefits of vaccination […]

Apple’s New Update Will Allow You To Unlock Your iPhone With A Face Mask On

  If you were looking for another reason to keep your face mask on, here it is! That’s right, unlocking your iPhones with a mask on is no longer troublesome because Apple’s upcoming iOS 14.5 update makes Face ID possible, even with your mask!     Upon the new beta version release, users have spotted […]

Local Band Will be Featuring on BBC Introducing TONIGHT!

  If you have plans tonight, cancel them, and find the best way to watch BBC Introducing, which will feature Malta’s very own Oxygyn, who will be performing an unreleased track which was produced by Peter Borg, who said that he started working together with the band in 2017, and is now proud to call […]

WATCH: Easy On, Easy Off Sneakers With No shoelaces? YES Please!

  Nike just launched a revolutionary pair of sneakers which are set to take the world by storm, while also eliminating once and for all, the hassle of shoelaces – the Nike Go FlyEase. “It’s intuitive — easy on, easy off — and evidence of how design, innovation and engineering can meet to answer an […]

Spotify now wants to Suggest Songs…Based on your Emotions

Spotify has patented technology, which will allow it to analyse your voice, and suggest songs and playlists, purely based on your “emotional state, gender, age, or accent”. Although it was filed in 2018, this patent was granted just last month, and it will allow the streaming giant to “make observations” about a user’s environment and […]