Sports

Brighton’s Aileen Whelan: ‘I’ll concentrate on child psychology after retiring’

Aileen Whelan has a double life. The Brighton forward holds a masters degree in child psychology and spends time away from football as a part-time play therapist, which is keeping her extremely busy. Covid-19 lockdowns may have been a necessary evil but Whelan sees the collateral damage first-hand. “I run my own business, AW Play […]

Lifestyle

Researchers revise indicator of mobility limitation in older adults

Aging entails a loss of muscle mass and strength, which in some cases impairs mobility, hinders walking or performance of day-to-day tasks, and exposes the elderly to the risk of falls and hospitalizations. In clinical practice, handgrip measurement is the most widely used method to identify loss of overall muscular strength in older people. Values […]

Business

Turkish Airlines to fly 737 MAX jets after authority approval

Turkish Airlines (THYAO.IS) is to reinstate two of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft next week after Turkey’s civil aviation authority gave its approval, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The Boeing 737 MAX was grounded globally in March 2019 after two deadly crashes. The source said Turkish Airline’s first flight is planned […]

Technology

Sony invests another $200 million in Epic Games

Sony has just invested another $200 million in Epic Games as part of a $1 billion funding round, Epic announced today. Over a dozen investors contributed toward the funding round, which valued the Fortnite developer at $28.7 billion. That’s over $10 billion more than Epic Games’ estimated value at the time of Sony’s major investment […]

News

Dutch Citizens are Using a “Doorbell” to Help Fish Pass Through the Canal Gate

Tasked with helping ensure Utrecht’s canals remain full of life, and convincing everyone it wasn’t an April Fools’ Day joke, two ecologists in the Dutch city have invented the world’s first “fish doorbell.” An underwater, live-streaming camera at the “Weerdsluis” lock door allows residents to ring a virtual doorbell heard by the local lock keeper […]

Sports

‘I feel at home at PSG’: Neymar’s message amid contract talks

Neymar called Paris Saint-Germain his home after the team reached the Champions League semi-finals. The Brazilian is currently negotiating a contract extension. “I don’t think this is even a topic any more; I obviously feel very comfortable, at home at PSG,” Neymar told TNT Sports Brazil after a 1-0 home defeat by Bayern Munich was […]

Lifestyle

Women seeking help for unmet needs often overdue for cervical cancer screenings

More than half of cervical cancer cases in the United States occur in women who have not had timely Pap smears and/or HPV tests—screenings that allow for detection of precancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix. Encouraging low-income women in particular to participate in such screenings likely would improve cancer detection and save lives, but […]

Business

Airbus deliveries surge in March, sending shares higher

A rebound in air travel in China and the United States helped to drive a surge in March deliveries for Airbus (AIR.PA), sending the planemaker’s shares higher. Airbus reported slightly higher deliveries for the first quarter and posted 39 gross orders, including a new deal for 20 A220s to an unidentified buyer. But the company’s […]

Technology

Discord will block NSFW servers on iOS

Discord is amping up its restrictions on adult content, with new age gates on NSFW servers and a ban on accessing these servers from iOS devices. Entire servers can now be marked as NSFW if their community “is organized around NSFW themes or if the majority of the server’s content is 18+.” This label will […]

News

Trading Old Cars for Electric Bikes: France Proposes Handsome Financial Incentives

The French government is planning to give citizens who want to trade in their old cars a $3,000 grant (€2,500) towards the purchase of an electric bike. The notion has been approved by lawmakers at the National Assembly in a preliminary vote and is part of a more ambitious round of emissions cuts planned for […]