Sport

Trail Blazers: C.J. McCollum out at least four weeks with foot injury

C.J. McCollum suffered a foot injury that Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts initially described as “nothing more than a sprain.” Unfortunately for Portland, McCollum also fractured his foot. Trail Blazers: No exaggeration: McCollum was playing at an MVP-ballot level. He probably wouldn’t have sustained quite that production. But the 29-year-old appeared to be peaking both […]

Lifestyle

Tool that predicts if chemotherapy will produce debilitating side effects in older adults

Researchers at City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, have developed a tool that could predict if older adults with early-stage breast cancer will develop a severe or deadly reaction to chemotherapy. This first-of-its-kind risk assessment tool—called the Cancer and Aging Research Group-Breast Cancer (CARG-BC) […]

Business

Bitcoin is ‘most crowded’ trade

Big-money managers say too many investors have piled into the red-hot cryptocurrency bitcoin at the start of 2021, according to a Bank of America survey conducted in January. “Long bitcoin jumps to the top with 36% of FMS investors saying it is the most ‘crowded trade’ dethroning ‘long tech’ for the first time since Oct […]

Technology

Hack together your own e-paper smartwatch with this $50 open-source kit

If you’ve ever wanted to be like Steve Wozniak and have your own custom-made, geeky watch, Squarofumi (stylized SQFMI) may have the product for you: an open-source, Arduino-powered smartwatch with a 1.54-inch e-paper screen (via Gizmodo). It’s called the Watchy, and both the hardware and software are completely customizable. You can, however, use it right […]

News

Mum jets to Dubai to escape Tier 4 lockdown so she can ‘homeschool in paradise’

A mum has revealed she skipped Tier to head to sunny Dubai, leaving three of her children behind – and says she’s “only a little ashamed”. Shona Sibary, from West Sussex, booked her flight out of the UK the very moment she was faced the prospect of tougher Covid-19 restrictions. Being in Tier 4, it […]

Sport

Kyrie Irving: ‘When things become overwhelming in life, you’ve just got to take a step back’

The last time we saw Kyrie Irving, he was away from the Nets and violating the NBA’s coronavirus protocols to dance with his sister at her birthday party. He looked overjoyed. Irving returned to the team and addressed the media today, explaining how much he loves basketball. “Happy to be back,” Irving said. “Happy to […]

Lifestyle

Scientists uncover new path toward treating a rare but deadly neurologic condition

Studies with a popular laboratory model, the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, have revealed a possible therapeutic avenue for a rare but deadly condition in which children are born without the ability to make molybdenum cofactor (Moco) on their own. Though little known, Moco is essential for life and so far it has proven extremely difficult to […]

Business

Stock Exchange boss raises the alarm over ‘frothy’ Spacs

Investors risk getting burned by the ‘frothy’ market for so-called Spacs, the boss of the London Stock Exchange has warned. David Schwimmer said putting cash into special purpose acquisition companies (Spacs) could ‘end poorly’ and caution was required. His comments came as LSE shares tumbled more than 14 per cent as investors were spooked by […]

Technology

Super Nintendo World opening delayed due to Osaka state of emergency

Universal Studios Japan has announced that Super Nintendo World will not be opening next month as planned. The Nintendo-themed zone of the Osaka park was supposed to open on February 4th after its launch was delayed from last year, but with Osaka being placed under a state of emergency declaration yesterday until at least February […]

News

Grime artist Solo 45 who raped and tortured 4 women has sentence increased by 6 years

Grime artist Solo 45, who repeatedly raped four women after holding them against their will has had his sentence increased by six years by the Court of Appeal. The musician, whose real name is Andy Anokye, was unanimously convicted of 21 rapes, five counts of false imprisonment, two counts of assault by penetration and two […]