Sport

Jenson Button joins Extreme E as driver and owner

Jenson Button has added his name to the Extreme E series as both a driver and owner, giving the organization their third Formula 1 champion. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg also will field Extreme E teams. “I’m thrilled to welcome another major name in the world of motorsport in Jenson Button,” said Alejandro Agag, Founder […]

Lifestyle

Scientists use a novel ink to 3-D print bone with living cells

Scientists from UNSW Sydney have developed a ceramic-based ink that may allow surgeons in the future to 3-D-print bone parts complete with living cells that could be used to repair damaged bone tissue. Using a 3-D-printer that deploys a special ink made up of calcium phosphate, the scientists developed a new technique, known as ceramic […]

Business

Facebook’s ‘supreme court’ just ruled against Facebook

Facebook’s court-like Oversight Board overturned several of the company’s decisions to remove content in its first set of decisions since the independent body began hearing cases last fall. The board, which has been called Facebook (FB)’s version of a Supreme Court, announced Thursday that it overturned Facebook’s decisions in four out of the five cases […]

Technology

iOS 15 rumors suggest iPhone 6s and iPhone SE won’t make the cut

When it comes to getting an iPhone, Apple’s industry-leading device support is one of the many reasons why you’d consider owning one over a similarly priced Android alternative. And although the company brought iOS 14 to all iOS 13-compatible models, it’s now increasingly starting to look like iOS 15 will be dropping a few iPhone […]

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Granddad dragged from fish and chip shop and beaten to death by stranger demanding £20

A brutal thug stamped and kicked an innocent grandfather man to death in a sickening “spectacle” for just £20. Evil Christopher Walton, 24, dragged total stranger 45-year-old Christopher Hardman from a fish and chip shop and broke his jaw, fractured his eye socket, cheekbone and nose and left him with massive injuries to the brain. […]

Sport

Ed Jones returns to IndyCar after one-year hiatus

Ed Jones will return to the NTT IndyCar series in 2021 with Dale Coyne Racing and Vasser Sullivan Racing (DCVS) after a one-year hiatus. Sealmaster will return as the sponsor on the No. 18 for the fourth consecutive season. Last year Santino Ferrucci gave them a best finish of fourth in the Indy 500. “We’re […]

Lifestyle

Global demand for cancer surgery set to surge

Public health researchers, led by UNSW Sydney, have estimated the number of cancer cases requiring surgery globally each year, predicting the number will rise from 9.1 million to 13.8 million from 2018 to 2040—an increase of 52% or 4.7 million cases. Their research shows the greatest relative increase will occur in 34 low-income countries, where […]

Business

Tesla disappoints Wall Street despite strong profits

Tesla capped its breakout year with a record profit that still fell short of analysts forecasts, sending its shares lower in after-hours trading. The electric car maker reported fourth quarter adjusted income of $903 million, excluding special items, more than double its earnings a year ago but short of the $1.1 billion forecast by analysts. […]

Technology

Kinetic Touchless’ tech replicates button presses without contact

As reported by Engadget, Singapore-based studio Stuck Design’s Kinetic Touchless is described as “Tactile responsive tech without the need for touch.” It goes beyond usual motion detection by replicating the effect of a user’s interaction. In the example of elevator buttons, a person just needs to move a finger toward their floor number to activate […]

News

Fire at Leeds General Infirmary as man ‘armed with screwdriver’ sparks evacuation

A man allegedly armed with a screwdriver has been arrested after a fire was started in a hospital – sparking the evacuation of patients and staff. Patients and staff were evacuated from Leeds General Infirmary as a witness claimed smoke was “filling up the corridors”. All three emergency services were pictured at the hospital and […]