Sport

Cameron Norrie sweeps Grigor Dimitrov aside to reach Indian Wells final

For the first time in the history of the ATP, all semi-finalists in a Masters 1000 tournament were ranked outside the top 25 as the final four men’s players took to Stadium Court at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday. Of the four players, Great Britain’s Cameron Norrie was the highest ranked, an outcome that […]

Lifestyle

Novel sugar detector system in the human mouth has implications for designing tastier, healthier beverages and foods

Most everyone understands that a major role of our sense of taste is to inform us when sugar is present in foods and beverages by eliciting sweetness on our tongues. A study led by the Monell Chemical Senses Center, published this month in PLOS ONE, identifies a new human sensory ability to detect sugars in […]

Business

PayPal says it’s not looking to buy Pinterest

PayPal is not looking to buy Pinterest, the digital payments company said Sunday, following reports that it was exploring yet another big-ticket acquisition. In a succinct statement made “in response to market rumors,” PayPal said it’s “not pursuing an acquisition of Pinterest at this time.” Shares in PayPal (PYPL) gained 6.7% in premarket trade on […]

Technology

Visible confirms account breaches, blames ‘outside sources’

Cell service provider Visible has confirmed customer reports of attackers accessing and changing user accounts, and it has said that the breaches were carried out using usernames and passwords from “outside sources.” In a statement to The Verge (which you can read in full below), the Verizon-owned carrier said that it’s worked to “mitigate the […]

News

Pub landlady has bizarre huge portrait made out of Yorkshire puddings

The strange artwork was commissioned to celebrate the launch of unusual Tabasco sauce flavoured Yorkshire puddings A landlady loves Yorkshire puddings so much she now has an enormous portrait of herself made out of them hanging proudly in her pub. The unusual artwork was commissioned to promote the pub chain’s new Tabasco Sauce flavoured Yorkies. […]

Sport

‘Innocent act’: Lazio’s Luiz Felipe sorry for jump on Inter’s Correa after win

The Lazio defender Luiz Felipe has apologised after jumping on the back of Internazionale’s Joaquín Correa, a former teammate, as he celebrated after the final whistle in a 3-1 victory for the Rome club on Saturday. Correa reacted angrily, with a melee ensuing between opposing players, and Luiz Felipe was consequently sent off at the […]

Lifestyle

Corporate influence linked to slow implementation of public health policies globally

Implementation of WHO’s recommended public health policies on alcohol, unhealthy foods and tobacco has been slow globally, according to a study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, published in the journal The Lancet Global Health. The study found particularly low implementation in poor, less democratic countries […]

Business

Shiba inu coin, a meme cryptocurrency, hits all-time high

The parody cryptocurrency shiba inu coin just climbed to an all-time high and is one of the biggest digital currencies by market value. Shiba coin — which appears to be inspired by dogecoin, itself a meme currency — is up more than 40% over the last seven days, according to CoinGecko. The website ranks the […]

Technology

Facebook says it will ban content that sexually harasses celebrities

Facebook announced Wednesday that it would start removing “severe sexualizing content” targeting public figures as part of a new update to its bullying and harassment policies. The policy changes also include coordinated harassment attacks against users. As part of this new policy update, Facebook said that it would remove any profiles, pages, groups, or events […]

News

Bedtime calculator shows exact time you need to sleep to wake up feeling refreshed

If you’ve ever woken up feeling like you’ve had no sleep, you could probably benefit from learning exactly when you should go to sleep to wake up feeling fresh Sleep is something that we all know we need, but unfortunately is something that not everyone can get; whether that’s down to young children, stressful jobs […]