Sport

Falcons complete interview with Todd Bowles

The Falcons announced Monday they have completed a virtual interview for the organization’s head coach position with Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles. The Falcons also have completed virtual interviews with Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith, Falcons interim head coach Raheem Morris, Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, Panthers offensive coordinator Joe […]

Lifestyle

The ancient building still being used after 2,000 years

When visitors walk into the Pantheon in Rome and encounter its colossal dome, they may experience the same theatricality as its guests nearly 2,000 years ago. “Anyone who steps inside the Pantheon immediately feels the crushing weight of human history, but also the incredible lightness of human creativity,” said John Ochsendorf, professor of architecture at […]

Business

Gupta steel firm pauses some UK production while debt deal sought

Liberty Steel, the UK’s third largest steel maker, will pause some production at its UK plants on Monday as workers prepare to be furloughed for as long as a month while the business tries to conserve cash. About 180 workers at Liberty’s plant in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, were put on furlough on Friday evening under […]

Technology

What to expect at CES 2021

The Consumer Electronics Show officially begins this week. Thankfully, the Consumer Electronics Association capitulated in July and switched the whole thing over to being online-only. But it’s hard to know what CES is even supposed to be without giant convention halls filled with ostentatious displays, blinking lights, and hordes of exhausted and smelly people in […]

News

Family raffling off £180,000 home for £2.50 after daughter’s cancer battle

A family is raffling off their £180,000 Lake District home for £2.50 tickets to raise funds for the charity dedicated to helping find a cure for their daughter’s rare cancer. Samantha Wilkinson’s life was turned “upside down” when her then 19-month-old daughter, Oonagh, was diagnosed with cancer in 2018. The now three-year-old had Stage 1 […]

Sport

Pete Carroll: Seahawks need to run more, run better

Let Russ Cook apparently is going on the backburner after nine games with less-than-desirable results offensively and a first-round playoff exit. “We have to run the ball better, not even better, we have to run it more,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said, via Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR and PFT. “We have to dictate […]

Lifestyle

Use of telehealth jumped as pandemic shutdown began

Use of telehealth jumped sharply during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, with the approach being used more often for behavioral health services than for medical care, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Between mid-March and early May 2020, telehealth was used by more than 40% of patients with a chronic physical […]

Business

Burberry upgrades forecast as sales in China and South Korea rebound

Burberry has upgraded its full-year profit forecast after a rebound in sales since December, driven by a strong recovery in demand for its luxury goods in China and South Korea. In a rare piece of positive news from a fashion retail sector battered by the coronavirus crisis, Burberry said on Friday that like-for-like store retail […]

Technology

Fossil announces Gen 5 LTE smartwatch, but with the same old processor

Fossil is making a smartwatch with LTE for the first time, the Gen 5 LTE. As you might guess from the relatively boring name, the watch is based on Fossil’s Gen 5 Wear OS platform. That means that it has many of the same features and likely performs in the same way as Fossil’s smartwatches […]

News

Queen took back control of Meghan & Harry quitting scandal with simple sentence

On January 8 last year, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry shocked the world when they announced they were quitting the royal family. The couple said they had spent months considering the life-changing move, but a source said it came as a “bolt from the blue” for the rest of The Firm, who were reportedly furious. […]