Technology

Adidas is making Xbox sneakers

Microsoft’s Xbox team is partnering with Adidas to create limited-edition Xbox sneakers. The collaboration will see Adidas produce an Xbox sneaker to mark 20 years since the original release of the Xbox console. The sneakers include the Xbox logo and translucent green details. While this appears to be a limited-edition sneaker that Microsoft will use […]

News

Tiny Tennessee town listed for $725,000

A tiny Tennessee town consisting of a home, four “general stores” and a barn is being listed for sale with an asking price of $725,000. The town of Water Valley, Maury County, is being listed online for $725,000 and includes a creek-side home that was built in 1900. The listing also includes four “general stores” […]

Sport

Falcons announce Isaiah Oliver will miss the rest of the season

The Falcons placed cornerback Isaiah Oliver on injured reserve on Tuesday and he won’t be back with the team this year. Oliver has a knee injury and the Falcons announced on Wednesday that it is a season-ender. Falcons head coach Arthur Smith addressed Oliver’s loss at his Wednesday press conference. “I can’t say enough good […]

Lifestyle

Psychiatric disorders in teenage years associated with social exclusion in later life

Adolescents who had received a mental health disorder diagnosis were often excluded from the labor market and education as young adults. This particularly applied to adolescents who had been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or psychosis. The results were found out in a birth cohort study of people born in Finland in 1987. The […]

Business

Gas price explosion jolts UK bond market

Britain’s government bond market is showing signs of strain from the country’s energy crisis, with headlines about gas prices sparking heavy selling this week – a new development that points to growing unease over inflation expectations. There was disarray in Britain in recent days as a deficit of truckers left fuel pumps dry across the […]

Technology

Snapchat adds ‘challenges’ with cash prizes to its TikTok competitor

Snapchat is adding another way for creators to earn cash. The app is launching a feature called Spotlight Challenges, which will reward a handful of creators each week for making videos using specific Lenses, doing certain activities, or playing a chosen sound inside the app’s TikTok competitor, Spotlight. Around three to five creators will be […]

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Turkey resident named world’s tallest woman at 7 feet tall

A Turkish woman who stands at 7 feet, .7 inch tall has been dubbed the tallest woman living by Guinness World Records. Rumeysa Gelgi, who previously was named the tallest teenager living (female) at age 18 in 2014, claimed a second title when she was officially remeasured by Guinness this year. Gelgi was born with […]

Sport

Ricardo Allen designated for return from IR by Bengals

The Bengals are 3-1 heading into Sunday’s home game against the Packers and they’re on the way toward getting some help on defense. Safety Ricardo Allen has been designated for return from injured reserve. Allen was placed on injured reserve after the first game of the season with a broken hand. Allen is in his […]

Lifestyle

Spines exposed to single radiation dose more prone to breaks than if therapy is spread out

In an animal study published Oct. 1, 2021, in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have provided evidence that treating spinal tumors with “fractionated” radiation therapy—doses given in a series of sessions rather than a single treatment—helps prevent vertebral compression fractures. Timothy Witham, M.D., director of the Johns […]

Business

IKEA to shift more production to Turkey to shorten supply chain

Sweden’s flat-pack furniture giant IKEA is planning to move more production to Turkey to minimise problems with global supply chains and increased shipping costs, the company’s chief financial officer for Turkey said. Products it expects to make and then export from Turkey, including armchairs, bookcases, wardrobes and kitchen cabinets, are currently shipped thousands of miles […]