Sport

Tyler Lockett, Chris Carson listed as questionable for Thursday night

The Seahawks are set to get running back Carlos Hyde back in the lineup on Thursday night, but they’re still waiting to make a call on a couple of other offensive players. The team listed wide receiver Tyler Lockett and running back Chris Carson as questionable to play against the Cardinals. Lockett was listed as […]

Lifestyle

U.S. lifespans trail that of other affluent nations, even for the wealthy

The gap in life expectancy between disadvantaged and privileged Americans has widened over the past half-decade, but so has the gap between the most affluent Americans and their peers in other prosperous nations, according to a new UC Berkeley study. Even average residents of wealthy countries belonging to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development […]

Business

HAMISH MCRAE: UK must play financial cards judiciously

The new adventure begins. If you wanted to choose a moment when the UK starts to direct its economy away from Europe and towards the rest of the world, this is as good as any. On Wednesday we get Rishi Sunak’s Spending Review, setting out the Government’s plans to direct the 40 per cent plus […]

Technology

YouTube is canceling Rewind this year because 2020 has been too much

YouTube Rewind, the company’s annual end-of-year tribute to creators, trends, and moments that defined the platform, will not happen this year. The company issued a statement acknowledging that “2020 has been different,” adding that “it doesn’t feel right to carry on as if it weren’t.” This marks the first time Rewind won’t happen since YouTube […]

News

A Miracle On 34th Street For Tiny Owl Found Stowed Away in Rockefeller Christmas Tree

According to a traditional carol, it’s partridges in pear trees we should be on the lookout for at this time of year, but one man found a very different kind of holiday surprise this Monday—a teeny owl hiding in the Rockefeller Center’s 2020 Christmas tree. When a worker helping set up the iconic New York […]

Lifestyle

Survey reveals impact of suicide on family and friends

A study published today reveals over a third of those bereaved by suicide considered taking their own life, highlighting their acute need for more support. The team led by Dr. Sharon McDonnell at The University of Manchester, in collaboration with the Support After Suicide Partnership, conducted the largest ever survey on the impact of suicide […]

Business

Outgoing Lloyds Banking Group boss set for shares windfall

The boss of Lloyds Banking Group is on track to receive a shares windfall just as he bows out of the lender. Antonio Horta-Osorio, who will step down from running the bank before July, has been awarded 1.4million shares so far this year through the ‘fixed share award’ payment scheme. The shares were bought through […]

Technology

Plague Inc. now has a free mode where you fight a pandemic

Plague Inc. — the strategy game about evolving and spreading diseases — received an update yesterday with a new mode that flips the script on its original gameplay. The new mode, titled Plague Inc: The Cure, is developer Ndemic Creations’ attempt to simulate the real-life, multifaceted approach required to stop a pandemic, based on input […]

News

Lowe’s Goes All-Out for Boy w/ Autism Who Loves The Store – Crowning the 4-Year-old an ‘Honorary Associate’

When you wander the aisles of a big-box hardware store, you can hunt up everything from garden gear to grills to paint. What you might not expect is that in the appliance section, you can also find a jumbo-sized package of goodwill and compassion. Lowe’s may be a hardware giant, but it seems they have […]