Sport

Charlotte Dujardin becomes Britain’s most decorated female Olympian of all time

Charlotte Dujardin has cemented her place in the history books as the most decorated British female Olympian of all time, winning a bronze in the individual dressage – the double champion’s sixth Olympic medal. Dujardin and her horse Gio, riding together in their first Olympics, danced their way to legendary status in the grand prix […]

Lifestyle

Nonfatal firearm injuries lead to increased chance of mental health disorder in youth

For every youth who dies with injury from a firearm, at least four survive. These survivors led researchers at MUSC Health to look at new mental health diagnoses that may stem from nonfatal gunshot wounds in adolescents. Betsy Oddo, M.D., a pediatric hospital medicine fellow at MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, says firearm injury is […]

Business

Toyota buys U.S. mapping, road data firm to bulk up driverless tech

Toyota Motor Corp’s research arm said on Thursday it acquired U.S.-based Carmera, a provider of maps and data for driverless vehicles, marking the Japanese car maker’s latest investment in autonomous technology. The purchase, through newly created subsidiary Woven Planet for an undisclosed sum, underscores Toyota’s push to bulk up its self-driving arsenal as traditional automakers […]

Technology

The Senate’s E-BIKE Act could make electric bikes a lot cheaper

A bill that would offer Americans a refundable tax credit on the purchase of a new electric bicycle was just introduced in the Senate by Ed Markey (D-MA) and Brian Schatz (D-HI). The bill is called the Electric Bicycle Incentive Kickstart for the Environment, or E-BIKE Act for short, and it’s the companion bill to […]

News

Inside abandoned time capsule home filled with VHS tapes and Top of the Pops records

Urban explorer Daniel Sims, who runs a YouTube channel, checked out the home in Shrewsbury, which was filled with hundreds of VHS tapes, and memorabilia from a bygone era Eerie photographs give a look inside an abandoned time capsule home that has stood vacant and abandoned for 15 years. The haunting images show the property […]

Sport

Manchester United sign Scotland’s Martha Thomas on two-year deal

Manchester United Women have signed the Scotland international Martha Thomas on a deal until the summer of 2023. Thomas spent the previous two seasons with West Ham and has also had a spell in France for Le Havre after spending her youth career in the US with Charlotte 49ers. The 25-year-old striker has eight international […]

Lifestyle

AP-NORC poll: Inequity in community support for older adults

Many Americans believe their communities are doing a good job meeting the needs of older adults, but white people may be better equipped than people of color to age within their communities, according to a new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The poll finds more Americans think their area is […]

Business

BlackRock profit beats as assets grow to a record $9.5 trillion

BlackRock Inc, the world’s largest asset manager, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as investors poured more money into the company’s funds, driving robust fee growth and boosting its assets under management to a record high. BlackRock’s assets under management jumped to a record $9.49 trillion in the second quarter from $7.32 trillion a […]

Technology

New job posting shows Amazon seeking a digital currency and blockchain expert

Amazon is hiring a digital currency and blockchain product lead for its payments team, according to a new job listing. First reported by Insider, the ecommerce giant is looking for an “experienced product leader to develop Amazon’s Digital Currency and Blockchain strategy and product roadmap.” The listing, which Amazon has confirmed is legitimate, continues: You […]

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Spend 3 Weeks at a Luxury Hotel as Their Photographer Chasing Northern Lights

A hotel in Iceland is calling all photographers for a three-week paid vacation to capture images of this year’s northern lights, as if such work needed a reward. Seeking a professional “Lights-catcher,” the luxurious Hotel Rangá is hosting open applications to any capable and established photographers to stay at their location on the south coast […]