Biomechanist Laura Healey says super spikes make a difference in runners' speeds, but there are other factors behind improved performance.
'Enjoyable though the Euros were, they nonetheless left the country even more starkly divided than before, between a metropolitan middle class and, er, everybody else' ✍️ Rod Liddle
'My ex finally unveiled the reason for dumping me on our wedding day' | @MelanieBlakeUK
Melanie Chudyk with the Manitoba Animal Alliance shares her concerns for the animals left behind due to wildfire evacuation.
Lots of people are sharing this article in which Rod Liddle says the one thing stopping him from becoming a teacher was "I could not remotely conceive of not trying to shag the kids." Yet there are no consequences or him, or The Spectator, a magazine which also defends neo-Nazis
Footballer @MarcusRashford has visited a new foodbank depot named after his mother, Melanie Maynard. He gave #BBCBreakfast his reaction to the recent government rejection of his campaign for free school meals to be extended over the holidays in England.
Melanie shares her experience as a pediatrician and mom of three: "The science is so clear that the risk of death or hospitalization for children with this virus is so, so low—but we know the risks of missing school are catastrophic."
...the phone with his amazing wife Gloria, daughter, Melanie, and son Vincent to express my deepest condolences to the entire family. @FLOTUS Melania and I loved Herman Cain, a great man. Herman, Rest In Peace!