Sport

Three things to know: John Wall said Wizards “thought I was done,” got his revenge

1) John Wall said Wizards “thought I was done,” got his revenge with Rockets’ winFor John Wall, this was personal. He had played nine seasons in Washington, been an All-Star and All-NBA player, but after injuries hit him hard the past two seasons, the franchise decided it would be better off with Russell Westbrook next […]

Lifestyle

Watching decision-making in the brain

In the course of deciding whether to keep reading this article, you may change your mind several times. While your final choice will be obvious to an observer—you’ll continue to scroll and read, or you’ll click on another article—any internal deliberations you had along the way will most likely be inscrutable to anyone but you. […]

Business

Levi’s is embracing a baggy look

Skinny jeans have had their moment. Comfy clothing is what consumers want now, and Levi’s is ready to deliver with more generous-fitting and downright baggy jeans this year. The iconic American denim brand said it’s helping facilitate the switch from skinny to baggy. “I think we’re kind of leading this trend to some extent,” Levi […]

Technology

Artist turns old GTA characters into lifelike 3D models

Kotaku has once again highlighted the talents of character artist Hossein Diba, who has recreated the anti-heroes of GTA III, GTA: Vice City, GTA: San Andreas, and GTA IV, along with San Andreas cover girl, Rochell’le. Diba has previously worked with CD Projekt Red, Blizzard Entertainment, the WWE, and more. Make sure to check out […]

News

The Chasers’ holiday exposed – tense threats, swimwear horror and awkward nudity

Budgie smugglers, bikinis and emerging from the sea like Daniel Craig. Not how you would expect to see fearsome Chasers The Governess, The Dark Destroyer and The Beast. But brand news show The Chaser’s Road Trip: Trains, Brains and Automobiles will give a never before insight into their lives off-screen and fiercely competitive relationship. Anne […]

Sport

Jimmie Johnson once sent a heartfelt email to a star driver he never had met — until now

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When his Audi R18 slammed a guardrail at 185 mph and ricocheted across the track into another barrier in pitch-black darkness at the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans, Mike Rockenfeller never expected Jimmie Johnson to check on his well-being. An ace European driver who had won Le Mans a year […]

Lifestyle

Aussie GPs need to better screen for harmful alcohol use

Most of the Australian population does not see the need for major changes in regard to alcohol use, and support for policies which reduce alcohol-related harms that are based on the strongest evidence is declining, according to the author of a Perspective published today by the Medical Journal of Australia. Dr. Chris Holmwood, Director of […]

Business

Commerzbank to slash 10,000 jobs and close hundreds of branches

Commerzbank plans to slash its workforce by 10,000 and close 340 branches by 2024 as part of a strategic overhaul. The bank has roughly 48,500 employees around the world. But it indicated in a statement on Thursday that its home market would be heavily affected, with one out of every three jobs in Germany being […]

Technology

No more Galaxy Note? That’s what some analysts believe

Rumors that Samsung could discontinue its long-running Galaxy Note series arrived last Summer. With a crowded high-end lineup that includes the Flip and Fold handsets, the company is reportedly looking to streamline its flagship offerings. It used to be that the Note series, with its larger display and included stylus, was the preferred choice for […]

News

I was kidnapped, kept in coffin for 7 years and only let out to be raped and tortured’

Colleen Stan was an experienced hitchhiker and thought nothing of hailing a ride to a friend’s birthday party. Aged 20, she wasn’t in the least worried when a happy young couple with a baby pulled over and offered her a lift. But unbeknown to Colleen, the husband Cameron Hooker, 23, was on the prowl for […]