Sport

Tiger Woods looking forward to ‘fun’, spectator-free Masters defence

Tiger Woods has acknowledged his spectator-free Masters defence will constitute a “very different” experience, with the 2019 champion endorsing Augusta National’s decision to go ahead with the event minus the galleries. The Masters, originally scheduled for April, will take place from 12 November. In keeping with the PGA Tour’s post-lockdown scene, crowds will not be […]

Lifestyle

Clinical validation of inertial sensing-based wearable device for tremor and Bradykinesia quantification

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is characterized by motor symptoms such as tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia, and problems with gait. However, neurologists judge the severity of Parkinsonian motor symptoms according to clinical scales, and their judgments are inconsistent because of differences in clinical experiences. Nowadays, with the rapid development of micro-electromechanical systems sensor technology and population aging around […]

Business

Comment: Japan’s premier Shinzo Abe pays price of poor work practices

It’s ironic that the illness that cut Shinzo Abe’s premiership was worsened by the disease he set out to cure; Japan’s self-destructive work practices. For Abe’s chronic gastric troubles came after the 65-year-old had worked 147 days straight trying – and failing – to deal with the country’s Covid epidemic. The reason, he admitted, was […]

Technology

Dr Disrespect says his mysterious Twitch ban is causing him anxiety

Dr Disrespect says he still doesn’t know why he was banned from Twitch, and he warned viewers that the mysterious ban has been causing him anxiety. “My anxiety levels are something that comes in these huge waves,” said Dr Disrespect, real name Guy Beahm, on a stream compilation posted to YouTube this afternoon. “And I’m […]

News

Breonna Taylor’s ex was offered a plea deal to say she was part of an ‘organized crime syndicate’

Breonna Taylor’s former boyfriend was offered a plea deal from prosecutors earlier this summer that would have forced him to implicate her in an “organized crime syndicate,” his attorney said Monday. Scott Barton, an attorney representing Jamarcus Glover, a twice-convicted drug dealer, said initial plea sheets included Taylor’s name among a list of associates, but […]

Lifestyle

How To Improve Your Public Speaking skills

The ability to communicate a message, sell an idea, or paint a vision is a critical skill for anyone who wants to have an impact on the world. And even in the age of emojis, animated GIFs, and Snapchat filters, public speaking is still the most effective way to move, persuade, and inspire. It’s why people pay […]

Sport

World No 304 Sophia Popov holds nerve to claim shock Women’s Open title

For Sophia Popov a little piece of history alongside a $675,000 (£515,000) cheque. Victory in the Women’s Open – ultimately so comfortable the scale of her underdog status was easily forgotten – means the 27-year-old becomes the first German to claim a major title on British soil. In the first staging of this championship on […]

Lifestyle

Dementia researchers call for urgent action to prevent setbacks in treatment search

Nearly 300 researchers have called for urgent government action to prevent a major setback to the search for new dementia treatments as a result of COVID-19. In an open letter to Science Minister Amanda Solloway, the researchers warn that lost funding opportunities brought on by the pandemic could lead to a lost generation of researchers, […]

Business

London bosses appeal to Government to make commuters feel safe returning to the office

London bosses today called on the Government to help make commuters feel safe to return to the office, as workers remain reluctant to take public transport. The Government message on how to encourage workers back to city centres is understood to be developing and bosses have urged Westminster to make it clear that public transport […]

Technology

OnlyFans confirms new caps on tips and pay-per-view content, but says the changes are unrelated to Bella Thorne

OnlyFans confirmed new rule changes to The Verge today that could impact how much money creators make on the platform, as well as how quickly they get paid. The new rules include a $100 cap on paid private messages, compared to $200 before, and a $50 cap on pay-per-view posts for creators who don’t charge […]