Sport

England hang on for T20 win over India despite Suryakumar Yadav’s fireworks

On a lightning quick pitch and in the wake of two blistering knocks, Reece Topley’s three for 22 was the difference as England held their nerve to claim a 17-run win and hand Jos Buttler his first victory as white-ball captain. Of the 11 players who turned their arm over, Topley was the only one […]

Lifestyle

Abnormal heart metabolism may predict future sudden cardiac death

Adults with abnormal heart metabolism are up to three times more likely to experience life-threatening arrhythmias (an irregular heart rhythm), and MRI techniques could be used to detect the condition and predict future sudden cardiac death (SCD), according to a small, but rigorous study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers. The findings were published June […]

Business

Enfamil maker Reckitt flies baby formula to U.S. from Singapore

Enfamil maker Reckitt on Wednesday afternoon flew 65 tonnes of baby formula to Chicago from its plant in Singapore, aiming to end a months-long shortage in the United States by late summer, a senior executive said. Similac maker Abbott Laboratories (ABT.N) in February recalled dozens of types of baby formula, taking the country’s biggest industry […]

Technology

The best stock Nerf blasters ever made are half-off for Prime Day

Has there ever been a better day to get into Nerf? I’m having a hard time thinking of one. Two of the best, most competitive unmodded blasters cost half their normal price today — including the Dart Zone MK-3 and the Nerf Rival Perses — and I’m seeing huge discounts on a bunch of other […]

News

Loose pig visits Illinois high school

Officials at an Illinois high school said a loose pig has taken up residence on campus and has thus far managed to evade all attempts at capture. Mount Vernon Township High School in Jefferson County said in a Facebook post that the pig wandered onto the campus Thursday and took a tour of the school’s […]

Sport

Emotional tributes paid to Sue Barker as she retires from presenting Wimbledon

Tennis stars have bid an emotional farewell to Sue Barker as she said she wished she could front the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage for another three decades. The 66-year-old was reduced to tears on Sunday after players including Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Billie Jean King called her “simply the best” in a moving tribute. The […]

Lifestyle

Sources of transmission of monkeypox in Madrid and in Berlin: From private encounters to larger gatherings

A multi-country outbreak of monkeypox outside endemic areas has been ongoing worldwide since the beginning of May with Europe as the main affected area. Germany and Spain are among the European countries with the most reported cases of monkeypox. Two articles published in Eurosurveillance describe the epidemiology of monkeypox and sources of transmission in the […]

Business

‘Everything in play’ for July rate hike

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic on Wednesday stoked rising expectations for more aggressive Fed action ahead, saying higher than expected June inflation might require policymakers to consider a 100 basis point increase at their meeting later this month. “Everything is in play,” Bostic told reporters during a tour of Tampa and St. Petersburg, […]

Technology

GameStop’s NFT market has arrived just in time for a crypto market crash

GameStop is seemingly ignoring that whole ”crypto winter” thing and moving ahead with the launch of its own NFT marketplace, which is now open in what the company calls a “public beta.” Right now, you can use the platform to buy, sell, and create NFTs. There are more than 200 collections you can peruse and […]

News

Dramatic photos show tree burning from the inside out

When firefighters from the Ridgeville Township Volunteer Firefighter Department arrived on the scene to extinguish a burning tree Tuesday morning, they were met with a particularly challenging job. Lightning from some early morning storms had struck and ignited a tree near a home in Ridgeville, Ohio, a town between Dayton and Cincinnati in southwestern Ohio. […]