Sport

‘We are in Belgium, not the US’: Lewis Hamilton says he will race at Spa

Lewis Hamilton will compete at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend after speculation he could withdraw in protest at the police shooting of Jacob Blake in the US. Hamilton is the only black driver in Formula One and has been forthright in urging the sport to adopt an anti-racist stance and in his support of […]

Lifestyle

Circadian rhythms help guide waste from brain

New research details how the complex set of molecular and fluid dynamics that comprise the glymphatic system—the brain’s unique process of waste removal—are synchronized with the master internal clock that regulates the sleep-wake cycle. These findings suggest that people who rely on sleeping during daytime hours are at greater risk for developing neurological disorders. “These […]

Business

Waitrose teams with Deliveroo to offer rapid delivery as M&S-Ocado launches

Waitrose is to team up with Deliveroo to offer rapid delivery of online groceries in a service set to launch as rival Marks & Spencer begins selling food online via Ocado. On Tuesday, the grocer will begin a trial with Deliveroo in five Waitrose shops – Notting Hill Gate in London, Bracknell by its head […]

Technology

Fortnite is getting Nvidia RTX ray tracing support on PC

Nvidia on Tuesday announced that Epic Games is bringing real-time ray tracing to the PC version of Fortnite. The announcement came as part of the company’s Ampere graphics card live stream, where we expect Nvidia to show off the RTX 3090 graphics card later today. Fortnite will support DLSS 2.0, Nvidia’s feature that uses AI […]

News

Survivors of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre file lawsuit seeking ‘relief,’ victims fund

Survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre filed a sweeping lawsuit Tuesday against the city, county and other authorities they blame for leading one of America’s “worst acts of domestic terrorism.” Plaintiffs, who include 105-year-old Lessie E. Benningfield Randle, are seeking damages they claim are long overdue following the infamous attack by white mobs on […]

Sport

Sophia Popov snub is as extraordinary as it is shameful for women’s golf

Golf doesn’t have an equivalent to the own goal, which is just as well for those who administer the second women’s major of the year. If such a straightforward comparison existed, the ANA Inspiration might have been subject to more candid criticism than has already been the case. Matters relating to Sophia Popov, golf’s player […]

Lifestyle

Study sheds light on brain mechanism activated by uncertainty

Tel Aviv University researchers examined the brain’s reactions in conditions of uncertainty and stressful conflict in an environment of risks and opportunities. The researchers identified the areas of the brain responsible for the delicate balance between desiring gain and avoiding loss along the way. The study was led by TAU researchers Prof. Talma Hendler, Prof. […]

Business

Revolution Bars extends Eat Out to Help Out into September

Revolution Bars has joined the list of companies deciding to extend the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. A number of firms have welcomed a boost in trade thanks to the government discount scheme which has enticed customers to eat-out. The promotion, aimed at helping the hospitality sector recover from the virus crisis, offers people […]

Technology

Nvidia announces new RTX 3080 GPU, priced at $699 and launching September 17th

Nvidia is unveiling its new GeForce RTX 3000 series graphics cards today. Nvidia has been teasing these new cards for weeks, and there have also been plenty of leaks before the RTX 3080 was made official today. Based on Nvidia’s new Ampere architecture, the RTX 3080 is designed to succeed the RTX 2080 and 2080 […]

News

Video shows NYC firefighter rappel down building to save woman on 16th floor window

A video of a Harlem high-rise fire caught the dramatic moment a New York City firefighter rescued a woman clinging to life — both figuratively and literally — as she walked out on the windowsill of her 16th floor apartment to escape the smoke. The fire broke out at the apartment on Tuesday afternoon. Thick […]