Sport

Between the Links, Live Edition: Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker instant classic, did Mike Perry play us, and more

Between the Links returns with a special live edition. Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and fellow journalist Kristen King as they battle it out for the BTL interim title. This week, the panel will discuss the incredible UFC on ESPN 12 main event between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker, Mike Perry’s […]

Lifestyle

Number of people buying prescription medications outside U.S. could rise with unemployment, uninsured rates

Buying prescription drugs from outside the United States could become more common with millions of Americans unemployed and uninsured because of the coronavirus pandemic.About 2 million Americans—1.5% of adults—purchase medications outside the country to save money, according to a study by researchers at the University of Florida published online Wednesday in JAMA. Researchers found that […]

Business

U.S. still poised for ‘V-shaped recovery’ despite reopening setbacks

The U.S. economy still appears headed for a “V-shaped recovery” despite some setbacks in efforts to reopen state economies that had been shuttered for the coronavirus, a top White House adviser said on Monday. “At the moment, the story looks very good. We’re set for a V-shaped recovery,” National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow told […]

Technology

Streaming this week: Hamilton on Disney Plus, I’ll Be Gone in The Dark, on HBO, and Warrior Nun on Netflix

As I put together this latest list of what’s new on streaming this week, I realized a theme running through the selections: bad-ass women. There’s a documentary about crime-solving writer Michelle McNamara, a series based on a manga comic about a warrior nun (yes, really!), and of course the Schuyler sisters, Angelica and Eliza, from […]

News

Woman films man performing sex act on train and now could face worse punishment

A woman who filmed a pervert masturbating on a train has slammed a justice system which could see her punished more harshly than him. Natacha Bras, a vice president of a group that provides support to sexual assault victims, was herself targeted on board a train from French capital Paris to the western city of […]

Sport

Dan Hooker returns home to two-week mandatory quarantine following war with Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker returned home to New Zealand following his five round war with Dustin Poirier but it will be at least two weeks before he can hug his family. As part of the travel restrictions set up by the government in his native country, the lightweight contender has to stay locked down in quarantine as […]

Lifestyle

Findings weaken notion that size equals strength for neural connections

Learning, memory and behavioral disorders can arise when the connections between neuron, called synapses, do not change properly in response to experience. Scientists have studied this “synaptic plasticity” for decades, but a new study by researchers at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory highlights several surprises about some of the basic mechanisms by which […]

Business

Tesla’s Musk calls on workers to help company break even in second quarter

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) chief Elon Musk in an internal email called on employees to work hard to allow the electric car maker to break even in the second quarter despite the coronavirus pandemic. The rallying cry has become a familiar theme in recent quarters at Tesla, with Musk calling on employees to quickly build and […]

Technology

Starbucks is the latest big company to halt advertising on social media

Starbucks will join the growing list of corporate entities pausing advertising on social media platforms, the company said in a blog post Sunday. The coffee giant says that it stands “against hate speech” and believes “both business leaders and policy makers need to come together to affect real change.” “We will pause advertising on all […]

News

Friend watched as victim screamed ‘help me’ while ‘calm’ knifeman stabbed him

A traumatised pal of one of the stabbing victims in today’s horror in Glasgow has told how his friend screamed “help me, help me” as he was repeatedly knifed. Asylum seeker Daniel Redhead said his friend fought desperately as the attacker stabbed him with a calm face devoid of anger. A suspect has been shot […]