Sport

De’Aaron Fox hits game-winner in Kings-Wizards

The Kings made two shots in the final 9:30. Thankfully for Sacramento, one was De’Aaron Fox‘s game-winner. That gave the Kings a 121-119 win over the Wizards on Wednesday in a matchup of teams trying to climb into play-in position. Though the decision is far more complex, Fox’s jumper falling nudges Sacramento toward standing pat […]

Lifestyle

Racial disparities in heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes death rates

In the last 20 years, Black adults living in rural areas of the United States experienced high mortality rates due to diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke compared to white adults. According to a research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, racial disparities improved minimally in rural areas […]

Business

Investors in collapsed Buy2Let Cars face losses, FCA confirms

Investors in a collapsed car-hire scheme are facing losses, the City regulator has said, as it alleged that the firm had been trading while insolvent and claimed to own vehicles that did not appear to exist. Buy2Let Cars collapsed into administration this week, shortly after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) had ordered it to stop […]

Technology

Epic Games teases Fortnite appearance by Brazilian soccer star Neymar

Epic Games and Brazilian soccer player Neymar are teasing a likely appearance by the star athlete in Fortnite on March 16th, with clues coming via a couple of tweets. Eurogamer first reported the news, including a video tweeted from the Epic Games account showing Neymar’s No. 10 jersey. Neymar retweeted the video with the “eyes” […]

News

Terrified couple hunt for escaped snake after it sheds skin under toddler’s bed

A terrified couple are desperately searching their house for an escaped snake after discovering its shed skin under their two-year-old son’s bed. Bethan Baldwin-Pierce, 25, and her partner Kayleigh, 23, woke up to find a half-eaten mouse at the bottom of their stairs and the reptile’s skin on the landing of their Kent home one […]

Sport

Heat reportedly finalizing trade to acquire Trevor Ariza for Meyers Leonard, pick

Trevor Ariza has got what he wanted — he is on his way to a potential contender in the Miami Heat. Ariza used Andre Iguodala‘s playbook from last season in Memphis, being on the Oklahoma City roster but away from the team all season awaiting a trade. As was rumored the last 24 hours, the […]

Lifestyle

A review of how autistic people communicate virtually

Various studies have shown how autistic people use information and communication technology (ICT) since the early 2000s, some finding that autistic people may prefer to communicate using the internet instead of in-person. However, no systematic review has been conducted to summarize these findings. To understand what has been discovered so far, researchers from Drexel University’s […]

Business

BT to invest £12bn in faster broadband and reaching remote areas

BT has committed to investing £12bn in getting faster broadband connections to 20m UK homes, including in remote rural areas, after the telecoms regulator Ofcom unveiled a host of financial incentives to help achieve the government’s goal of creating “gigabit” Britain. However, some rival operators warned that Ofcom’s broadband plan could mean price rises for […]

Technology

Pi Day is here and Google’s calculator will test how well you know the mathematical constant

It’s Pi Day, the nerdiest of holidays because it’s all about a mathematical constant that represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (yes, sometimes writing majors do pay attention in geometry class). March 14th has become known as Pi Day because it’s written numerically as 3.14 and pi starts at 3.14 … […]

News

Mum left in stitches at husband’s blunder after laying ‘artificial grass’ in garden

A mum says she “didn’t have the heart” to point out her husband’s mistake when he proudly fitted the ‘artificial grass’ he picked up on eBay in their garden. Pauline Tremble and her husband Andy had purchased the material online after Andy had spotted the ‘bargain’, which arrived at their front door in Irvine, Scotland, […]