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Denver Broncos edge past Jaguars as quality takes backseat to passion

Marino is ready for the snap, he stands, surveys the field, the pass soars through the Wembley mist and Jerry Jeudy makes the grab. Marino is delirious. The Broncos are about to snatch a 21-17 win from the jaws of defeat. Marino is a teenage Miami fan in the stands? Confused, good. Welcome to the […]

Lifestyle

Staphylococcus aureus on the skin of test mice with lupus worsens their symptoms

A team of researchers at the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, working with a colleague from Japan’s National Cancer Center, has found that the presence of Staphylococcus aureus on the skin of test mice with a lupus-like disease was found to worsen the disease’s symptoms. In their paper published in the journal Science Immunology, […]

Business

Sony shares jump 9% after profit forecast hike

Shares in Sony Group Corp (6758.T) leapt 9% on Wednesday morning after the entertainment conglomerate hiked its full-year profit forecast in contrast to lacklustre projections by many peers. Sony reported that it produced more than 6.5 million PlayStation 5 (PS5) units during the second quarter ahead of the year-end shopping season, signalling that supply chain […]

Technology

Ubisoft details Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope season pass

Ubisoft has finally got around to sharing more concrete information on Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope’s season pass, which has been available to purchase for some time now, breaking down the three content drops owners will receive throughout 2023. First up is The Tower of Doooom, planned for launch in “early 2023”. This sees […]

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‘Scumbags’ threw puppy into bucket and kicked him around ‘for a laugh’

Animal rescuers have been left outraged after ‘scumbags’ threw a helpless puppy into a bucket and kicked him around for their enjoyment. The poor pooch, who has been named Stuart Little, was taken in by the Friends of Rescue, in Derry, Northern Ireland, with cuts and scars all over his tiny body. It wasn’t until […]

Sport

Alex Goode sets record as Saracens defeat Sale in top of the table clash

Alex Goode’s enduring brilliance was acclaimed by his director of rugby, Mark McCall, as he celebrated making a record 339th appearance for the unbeaten leaders Saracens by inspiring them to victory over Sale. Goode ran in a devastating solo try to help break Sale’s early control and produced an array of influential touches in attack, […]

Lifestyle

Time-restricted feeding can alleviate excessive dark-phase sleepiness, scientists discover

Obesity induced by a high-fat diet (HFD) is a growing epidemic and major health concern. While excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a pervasive symptom of HFD-induced obesity, research findings suggest that reduced wakefulness could be improved by means of time-restricted feeding (TRF). However, the underlying neural mechanisms remain largely obscure. On October 16, Prof. Li […]

Business

Bank of Canada not ruling out another oversized hike to fight inflation

The Bank of Canada has not ruled out another oversized interest rate hike to fight sky-high inflation, governor Tiff Macklem said on Tuesday, acknowledging Canadians feel “ripped off” by fast rising prices. Macklem, answering questions in the Senate’s banking, trade and economy committee, said that while the central bank is starting to see signs rate […]

Technology

Sackboy: A Big Adventure’s stutter problems make a mockery of the power of your PC

I put together the intro of the video embedded on this page to highlight not just the main problem with Sumo Digital’s PC port of Sackboy: A Big Adventure – but also a recurring blight on a wide range of PC titles coming to the market at this time. Rendered side-by-side against PlayStation 5, one […]

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‘Explosion’ of bed bug infestations in UK as exterminator warns of ‘mini vampires’

The UK is in the midst of an explosion of ‘mini vampire’ infestations, as new research reveals rocketing numbers of bed bugs. After a lull in lockdown, the rise in international travel meant the blood-sucking pests were jumping in travellers’ suitcases and hitchhiking into Britain. Rentokil Pest Control revealed the number of enquiries about bed […]