Technology

Can’t Figure Out Desktop Computers? Read This!

You’ll probably get excited about buying a computer. But, once you start the process, you may begin to worry. How can you find the best computer possible? Review this information to understand things better. Does your new computer come with anti virus programs? If you do not run an antivirus program, your computer could be […]

Sport

Adam Silver on not suspending James Harden: ‘It’s Christmas. It was a first offense’

The NBA fined Rockets star James Harden $50,000 for violating the league’s coronavirus protocols. Why didn’t Harden get suspended? NBA commissioner Adam Silver, via ESPN: The precedent is that discipline gets ratcheted up. And it’s Christmas. It was a first offense. The entire point of the NBA’s coronavirus protocols is to keep players from contracting […]

Lifestyle

Research busts mental health coping myth

People with extreme psychological distress have exceeded the limits of their own resources, and need support from others to cope, according to new research led by USC Australia. The mental health research by USC’s Thompson Institute was published in Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, based on a survey of more than 500 university students in […]

Business

Admiral to sell Confused.com to Uswitch owner for £500m

ZPG will acquire all of Admiral’s comparison website business with shareholders to receive majority of funds The insurance group Admiral has agreed to sell its comparison website business, which includes Confused.com, to the owner of its rival Uswitch in a deal worth just over £500m. Admiral has agreed to sell the Penguin Portals arm, which […]

Technology

Nintendo Online Memberships are going cheap at ShopTo

During this weird and crappy Christmas, staying in touch with friends and family is vital, and one of the best ways to do that is through games. Whether you’re tending the homestead together in Stardew Valley or beating the living crap out of gangsters in Streets of Rage 4, you’ll need a Nintendo Online Membership […]

News

Mum shares hellish stay at Britannia’s ‘rundown’ Royal Hotel after finding dirty toilet

A mum has described her hellish stay at a ‘rundown’ hotel after finding unflushed faeces in her bathroom. Nikki Sheeran says she was shocked to discover she had spent £850 for a six-night stay in a ‘dingy’ damaged room at Britannia’s Royal Hotel in Scarborough. She claims there was a hole in one of the […]

Sport

Clippers star Kawhi Leonard plans to enter 2021 free agency

Clippers star Kawhi Leonard holds a $36,016,200 player option for next season. Leonard, via Mirjam Swanson of The Orange County Register: “Just for my situation right now, I’m just focused on this season,” said Leonard, who isn’t extension-eligible. “Not saying I’m going anywhere else or staying here, but I’m just focused on the season. Obviously, […]

Lifestyle

Research team reports new class of antibiotics active against a wide range of bacteria

Wistar Institute scientists have discovered a new class of compounds that uniquely combine direct antibiotic killing of pan drug-resistant bacterial pathogens with a simultaneous rapid immune response for combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR). These finding were published today in Nature. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared AMR as one of the top 10 global public […]

Business

Four-day week would be affordable for most UK firms, says thinktank

Autonomy study says with proper planning companies can prosper if staff work fewer hours for same pay A carefully designed four-day week could be introduced in the UK immediately and be affordable for most firms with more than 50 workers, a thinktank has said. A report by Autonomy – which is campaigning for a shorter […]

Technology

2020’s best games saw adventures go wrong

Every list and review of 2020 you’re going to read will begin with the usual, expected and deserved rant about the complete shittiness we’ve all had to deal with, individually and collectively. And many of them, like this one, will tell you how grateful all of us should be for being able to enjoy the […]