Sports

EFL roundup: Swansea up to third after victory against Sheffield Wednesday

Swansea manager Steve Cooper praised his side’s mentality after Tuesday’s 2-0 Championship win at Sheffield Wednesday which lifted them to third in the table, seven points behind second-placed Watford. Jamal Lowe scored his third goal in two games as he broke the deadlock in the 31st minute, turning in a pass from André Ayew. Cooper […]

Lifestyle

Top professional golfers’ mental health hurt by spending more time on the road, research says

Professional golfers are spending more time on the road, leading to loneliness and relationship difficulties, new research says. And unless they are in the top rank, the prize money for golfers has fallen over the last few years, the study found. Dr. John Fry, of University Center Myerscough interviewed 20 professionals, including Ryder Cup players […]

Business

Fight over Amazon U.S. union could continue after the vote

Officials with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will continue counting ballots on Friday in the closely watched union election at an Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, after supporters of management took an early lead. The warehouse employees in Alabama were on track to reject unionization by a 2-1 margin with almost half […]

Technology

This 5TB Western Digital drive will store a lot of PS5 games for $100

Sony announced that an update to the PS5 will allow you to store — but not play — next-gen games on a portable USB hard drive. Previously, the console only let you store and play PS4 games from external storage. If you’re someone who doesn’t want to keep re-downloading huge PS5 games (especially if you […]

News

After 4 Winless Years, He Won the Masters and Became the First Japanese Man to Win a Golf Major

Sports fans love to root for the underdog, and golf lovers are no exception. At this year’s Masters Tournament when a low-ranked player rose up to take top honors, he became an instant hero here in America, and back home in Japan. Ranked at Number 25, and without a PGA win since 2017, oddsmakers pegged […]

Sports

‘New dawn’: Fijian Drua, Moana Pasifika to join expanded Super Rugby

Super Rugby is set to be expanded in 2022 with the Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika granted conditional licences, New Zealand Rugby announced on Wednesday. In a significant step for Pacific Island rugby, the teams will join five Australian outfits and New Zealand’s five sides in the re-jigged competition. While World Rugby last month pledged […]

Lifestyle

Researchers test technological support with robots and functional electrical stimulation

Some robots can create an additional clinical benefit in the rehabilitation of stroke patients as a supplement to standard therapy. For another method, the functional electrical stimulation of individual muscles or muscle groups, such an additional benefit cannot beproven. These are the results of a study based on scientific evidence that the Austrian Institute for […]

Technology

The ThinkPad X12 Detachable is Lenovo’s latest take on the Surface Pro

You could line up most ThinkPad models of the past few years and the average laptop buyer might have difficulty telling the difference between them. Lenovo has the look, feel, and features of its premium business line down to a science, and it has attracted a devoted base of fans in doing so. Over the […]

News

Researchers Find They Can Weaken Fear Memories, a Discovery That Could Help Treat Trauma

Scientists could be a step closer to finding a way to reduce the impact of traumatic memories, according to a new study. Stephen Maren, professor of psychological and brain sciences at Texas A&M University, said the group’s findings suggest that procedures used by clinicians to indirectly reactivate traumatic memories render a window whereby those memories […]