Sport

County cricket: Lancashire and Surrey on top as T20 Blast delivers thrills

Ball one: Roses match provides treats for everyoneLancashire stayed top of the North Group after a Headingley Roses match that (not for the first time) showcased exactly why the ECB was lauded for its imagination when it invented – OK, adapted from recreational cricket – the Twenty20 format in 2003. There was a big crowd, […]

Lifestyle

Posture assessed in health exam detects cognitive decline

A mass survey of citizens aged 50 to 89 years examined whether cognitive decline could be detected by sagittal spinal balance measurement based on a radiological approach. Doctors from Shinshu University observed associations of sagittal vertical axis (SVA) anteriorization and higher age with lower cognitive function. The results of their study are published in Scientific […]

Business

LG Energy Solution to invest $568 million in South Korean factories

LG Energy Solution (373220.KS) said on Monday it will invest 730 billion won ($567.76 million) to expand its production capacity at its Ochang production site in South Korea. The South Korean battery maker, which counts Telsa Inc (TSLA.O), General Motors Co (GM.N) and Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) among others as customers, said it planned to invest […]

Technology

USB-C will become mandatory for all new phones launched in the EU after fall 2024

USB-C cables are extremely versatile, being able to simultaneously transfer data, carry a video signal, and charge electronics at up to 240W. While most devices already use the popular standard, there are still a few holdouts, like Apple’s iPhones. Today, lawmakers in the European Union have finally reached an agreement requiring all phones, tablets, and […]

News

Paranormal expert ‘crying in fear’ after ‘tricking’ ghost into posing for photo

A ghost hunter believes he’s captured the famous Black Monk of Pontefract on camera after sneakily “catching him out”. John-Paul Newlands – who said he was left “almost in tears of fear” after seeing the image – claims he tricked the monk by taking a photo of his reflection in the mirror. The paranormal investigator […]

Sport

‘A proud day’: Erling Haaland completes £51.5m Manchester City move

Erling Haaland’s transfer to Manchester City has been confirmed by the Premier League champions, with the striker describing it as “a proud day for me and my family” and saying he has joined the perfect club. Haaland’s father, Alfie, played for City in the early 2000s and the 21-year-old has joined from Borussia Dortmund after […]

Lifestyle

Researchers demonstrate near-non-invasive in-vivo imaging in mouse cortex at an unprecedented depth

A research team from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has demonstrated for the first time in-vivo imaging of fine neuronal structures in a mouse cortex through the intact skull at an unprecedented depth of 750 µm below pia, making high-resolution microscopy in the cortex near non-invasive and measurably facilitating the study […]

Business

Take Five: Give me an FOMC, BOE, BOJ and SNB

It’s a central bank-heavy week ahead, with the U.S. Federal Reserve expected to deliver its second straight half-point rate hike (at least) to bring inflation under control. Britain and Sweden, too, will likely lift interest rates again, while Switzerland may be getting ready to join the rate-hike club. In contrast, the Bank of Japan should […]

Technology

Apple iOS 16 supports last 5 years of devices, requires an iPhone 8 or newer

People who own an iPhone or an iPad can attest to getting several years of software upgrades, which is more than you can expect from most Android devices, including those made by Google. Apple’s mobile devices also receive timely updates regardless of the model or mobile service provider, which is why iOS 15 has achieved […]

News

‘My neighbour is demanding I let her son mow my lawn – he’s charging £12 a week’

If you’ve got a garden with a patch of grass, you’ll know all about the importance of keeping on top of your mowing – whether you like to do it yourself or pay someone else to do it for you. But one man on Reddit has been left confused after his neighbour demanded that he […]