Sport

England’s Southgate has no qualms using Saka and Rashford in shootouts

Gareth Southgate will not hesitate to select Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka to take penalties if England’s last-16 tie against Senegal goes to a shootout. Thoughts will go back to England’s defeat by Italy in the Euro 2020 final if they are level with Senegal at the end of extra time on Sunday night. Rashford […]

Lifestyle

Scientists discover two master genes critical for hearing

An international team of scientists led by the LKS Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) has uncovered the underlying cause of deafness caused by swelling of the chambers in the inner ear. Using a mouse model of a human congenital disorder that displays deafness, the researchers identified two master genes controlling hearing […]

Business

Credit Suisse shares get closer to offer price in $2.4 bln cash call

Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) shares fell to a fresh record low on Thursday approaching the offer price of the 2.24 billion Swiss francs ($2.37 billion) rights issue the loss-making bank needs to help stabilise its finances. By 1019 GMT, Credit Suisse shares fell to as low as 2.667 francs, which is around 5% above the 2.52 […]

Technology

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gets custom items feature today in free update

No blue shells? ALL BLUE SHELLS? Beautiful, perpetual chaos can now be yours whenever you desire, thanks to a free new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe update enabling players to define exactly which items they want to appear in their games. As detailed in Nintendo’s announcement tweet, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s new custom item feature works […]

News

Winter Wonderland visitors fuming as event charges £7 for a potato and £10 for hotdogs

Christmas fans enjoying trips to Winter Wonderland have slammed exorbitant prices on snacks inside the park as the cost of living crisis rages on. The event is back in London’s Hyde Park and expected to attract thousands of visitors over the coming weeks before December 25. However some have revealed they are unhappy at some […]

Sport

Harry Kane convinced World Cup goals will flow after late Euros burst

Harry Kane admits that he can dwell on the misses only not for long. The problem for him after the big one against the USA in England’s second group game at the World Cup was that it happened in the third minute of added time. “So you come off the pitch straight away and you […]

Lifestyle

Chronological age, biological age and gender affect the shrinkage of different brain areas

Humans lose brain volume as they age, at an estimated rate of 5% per decade after age 40. But that estimate obscures the role that individual physiology plays in regards to functional brain aging. Utilizing sophisticated analytic tools, researchers at the Buck Institute and the University of California, San Francisco analyzed 554 patients using volumetric […]

Business

J.P.Morgan cuts 2023 S&P 500 earnings forecast by 9%

J.P.Morgan on Thursday cut its 2023 earnings forecast for S&P 500 (.SPX) companies, citing weaker demand and pricing power, margin compression, and limited buy-backs. JPM strategists now estimate S&P 500 earnings per share for next year to be $205, down 9% from an earlier forecast of $225. They also flagged that the S&P 500 index […]

Technology

The Digital Foundry Supporter Program – what we’ve achieved and where we’re going next

It’s been around 18 months now since we relaunched our Patreon as the Digital Foundry Supporter Program – and I wanted to take the opportunity to tell you what we’ve achieved in that time and where we aim to go next with the aid of your backing. For us at DF, it’s been an interesting […]

News

Terrifying moment paddleboarder is rescued after strong winds blew her off-shore

Terrifying footage of the moment a paddleborder was rescued after being blown offshore has emerged. The woman, in her 30s, was off the coast of Poole when strong winds blew her into open water. Video footage showed her being blown more than a mile out to sea. DorsetLive reports the video was posted by the […]