Sport

When Sean McVay called Jared Goff to inform him of trade, Goff hung up

In June 2019, Rams coach Sean McVay gave quarterback Jared Goff a $33.5 million contract. Nineteen months later, McVay gave Goff a one-way ticket to Detroit, with an extra first-round pick tucked into the trade package to unload the deal that McVay had quickly come to regret. So what happened when McVay called Goff to […]

Lifestyle

Androgen suppression with dose-escalated radiotherapy does not improve overall survival

In the NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-RTOG 0815 comparing dose escalated radiotherapy (RT) in combination with short-term androgen suppression (ADT) to dose escalated RT alone for intermediate-risk prostate cancer patients, the addition of ADT did not improve overall survival results as hypothesized by researchers. These results were presented during the Plenary Session of the American […]

Business

Industrial giant 3M to hike prices as inflation, logistics woes bite

Industrial giant 3M Co (MMM.N) lowered its full-year earnings outlook on Tuesday and said it would increase product prices to combat inflationary and supply chain pressures plaguing U.S. manufacturers. The company, which makes everything from Post-It notes to industrial sandpaper, said it was facing higher costs related to polypropylene, ethylene, resins and labor. It added […]

Technology

Supply chain constraints finally catch up as global smartphone shipments dipped 6.7 percent in Q3

The double-digit growth enjoyed by the smartphone market in the first couple of quarters of 2021 has come to an abrupt end according to the latest information from the International Data Corporation (IDC). Preliminary data from its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report shows that smartphone vendors collectively shipped 331.2 million handsets during the third […]

News

Mum explains half price toy hack that helps her bag cheap Christmas presents

A mum has explained how she uses pre-Black Friday deals to bag half price Christmas presents. Sara Phillips, 36, from Bristol, says she has saved £183 on toys worth £372 for her two-year-old daughter Bella. The money-savvy mum says she usually waits until December to purchase her Christmas presents but wanted to be more organised […]

Sport

Kendrick Bourne throws TD, Pats up 7-0

The Patriots pulled out a trick play to get on the board early in Sunday’s game against the Jets. Wide receiver Kendrick Bourne caught a backward pass from Mac Jones and then threw a forward pass to fellow wideout Nelson Agholor as Agholor ran open near the end zone. Agholor caught the pass for a […]

Lifestyle

Brain circuitry for both positive and negative ‘valence’ affected by trauma

For many people, a traumatic experience can leave an indelible impression on the brain in the form of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is characterized by hyperarousal and avoidance of risky, potentially aversive behaviors. Research has revealed that the brain employs distinct circuitries that mediate positive, or rewarding, behaviors and negative, or aversive, ones. PTSD […]

Business

IKEA buys former Topshop flagship store in central London for $520 mln

IKEA, the world’s biggest furniture brand, has agreed to buy the iconic former flagship store of British fashion chain Topshop in central London from the administrators of bankrupt owner Arcadia Group, part of its push to open inner-city outlets. Krister Mattsson, head of the investment arm of Ingka Group which owns most IKEA stores, said […]

Technology

HP launches the Omen 27c, a 27-inch 1440p monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate

Long gone are the days when curved QHD monitors with super-high refresh rates cost the same as—or more than—your PC. HP’s just-announced Omen 27c, for example, offers all those benefits and a slew of other features for $529.99. The Omen 27c boasts a 27-inch VA panel with a 1000R curvature and 240Hz refresh rate—that’s the […]

News

Man left baffled after he’s stood up for date as people warn it was a ‘scam’

A man was left baffled when a woman cancelled their date because he refused to pay for her petrol to get there – but people are suspicious that it may have been a scam. Screenshots of messages between the man and his date shared on Reddit see them arrange to meet at 6.10pm, as he […]