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Christian McCaffrey is active for the Panthers

Panthers runinng back Christian McCaffrey drew a questionable tag on the team’s final injury report of the week, but his thigh won’t keep him out on Sunday. McCaffrey missed two days of practice this week before returning for a limited session on Friday. McCaffrey has not missed a game yet this season, but missed 23 […]

Lifestyle

New palliative care screening tool for surgical ICU patients may facilitate decision-making processes

To aid in decision-making processes and increase awareness around palliative care in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), a research team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) has developed a screening tool to identify—within seconds—patients who may benefit from palliative care consultations or goals of care discussions. Their research findings, […]

Technology

As the dust settles on Overwatch 2’s disastrous launch, Blizzard promises double XP weekends, free skin

Blizzard has announced a series of double XP weekends to “make up for any lost time” following Overwatch 2’s various launch issues. “Let’s try that again,” Blizzard boss Mike Ybarra wrote on Twitter last night, sharing a fresh blog post from the developer which apologises – yet again – for the game’s troubled arrival and […]

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Man’s torment as mystery stranger keeps yelling ‘porridge’ through his letterbox

A man has been tormented by a stranger screaming ‘porridge’ through his letterbox. The heckles happened at strange hours in the middle of the night over the course of three weeks, he said. He wanted to remain anonymous, but the victim said he was at his “wit’s end” and pleaded with the ‘porridge whisperer’ to […]

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After AFC Championship loss in early 2019, Patrick Mahomes got great advice from Tom Brady

In past years, quarterback Tom Brady declined to give advice to other quarterbacks who are competing with him for the ultimate prize in pro football. After beating the Chiefs and quarterback Patrick Mahomes for a berth in Super Bowl LIII, Brady gave an unsolicited tip to Mahomes. While it may not have meant much to […]

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‘Sentient’ brain cells in dish learn to play video game

Brain cells living in a dish can learn to play the classic video game Pong, thus demonstrating “intelligent and sentient behavior,” Australian neuroscientists argue in a new paper. Brett Kagan, who led the study published Wednesday in the journal Neuron, told AFP his findings open the door to a new type of research in which […]

Business

German union calls on Amazon workers to strike during sale

German trade union Verdi on Tuesday called on workers at nine Amazon distribution centres across Germany to go on strike this week, during the company’s second major sales event this year, to try to pressure it into collective bargaining agreements. The union said the strikes would begin and end at different times at the various […]

Technology

Das Keyboard MacTigr review: a brilliant typing experience

Specifically designed mechanical boards for Macs have long been neglected, apart from little-known Matias keyboards or Apple’s own Mac keyboards in the 80s. Enter Das Keyboard to redress the balance with the amusingly named MacTigr. This keyboard offers a full Mac layout, mechanical switches, a volume knob and plenty of creature comforts – but is […]

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What is dyspraxia? Learning difficulty that Daniel Radcliffe struggles with

The list of celebs living with dyspraxia is proof that it shouldn’t hold anyone back. Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, Florence and the Machine frontwoman Florence Welch and model Cara Delevingne have all been open about their diagnoses. But to increase awareness of what the learning difficulty is, it will be Dyspraxia Week in the […]

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Titans lead Colts 24-10 at halftime

The Titans lead the Colts 24-10 at halftime, but Tennessee arguably should be up by more. The Titans were on an effective two-minute drive when they faced third-and-1 from Indianapolis’ 25 with 19 seconds left. The Titans had just taken their final timeout. On the next play, Tannehill tried to run for a first down, […]