Sport

Ben Stokes back as England’s specialist superhero for T20 World Cup

Shut your eyes and it’s not hard to picture the enduring images of Ben Stokes’s England career. In Test cricket he’s almost certainly leaning back, arms in the air at Headingley, roaring after he’s just cut away, cut away for four. In ODIs he’s probably decked out in baby/powder blue, arms aloft once again but […]

Lifestyle

Hormone therapy may help prevent shoulder pain and loss of motion in menopausal women

Women aged 40 to 60 years are most affected by adhesive capsulitis, a painful orthopedic disorder characterized by sudden shoulder pain and loss of range of motion. There has been limited research around the disorder’s predilection for perimenopausal women, but a new study found that hormone therapy may protect against it. Study results will be […]

Business

Bank of Korea to go for second big hike on Wednesday

South Korea’s central bank will opt to go big again and hike rates by another half-point next week, pushing borrowing costs higher than earlier predicted to support a weakening won and dull its effect on inflation, a Reuters poll showed. That change in forecasts comes in the wake of widening rate differentials with an aggressive […]

Technology

Noctua announces thermal paste guard for AMD AM5 processors

Noctua’s thermal paste guard mounts around the IHS of AM5 CPUs to prevent thermal paste from accumulating in the small cutouts. This should make it easier to clean the processor when remounting or replacing the CPU cooler. Noctua just unveiled its new thermal paste guard for AMD AM5 processors. The NA-TPG1 is a precisely-cut piece […]

News

Cough syrup warning: WHO issues urgent alert about medicine linked to deaths of 66 kids

A worldwide health alert has been issued over four potentially deadly cold and cough syrups after 66 children died. The World Health Organization’s intervention came after medical authorities in Gambia began detecting an increase in cases of acute kidney injury among children under the age of five in late July. Gambia – a popular tourist […]

Sport

Sydney United 58 fan gets life ban for Nazi salute at Australia Cup final

A Sydney United 58 fan caught performing a Nazi salute during the Australia Cup final has been slapped with a lifetime ban from the governing body. National Premier Leagues NSW side and former National Soccer League club United were the first non-A-League Men team to reach the tournament decider. But their achievement was overshadowed by […]

Lifestyle

Less than half of people over 50 worldwide have received glasses or contact lenses needed to correct refractive error

New research published today in The Lancet Global Health reveals that less than half of people over 50 worldwide have received spectacles or contact lenses needed to correct refractive error, the world’s most common visual complaint. This work informs a major World Health Organization (WHO) report on eye care. Uncorrected refractive error refers to visual […]

Business

Argentina inflation forecast to top 100% as prices spiral

Argentina’s annual inflation could hit 100.3% this year, according to an analysts survey published by the country’s central bank on Thursday, jumping 5.3 percentage points from the previous estimate. The forecast in the Survey of Market Expectations (REM) comes amid a prolonged financial and social crisis in Latin America’s third-largest economy. September’s monthly inflation is […]

Technology

Leaked benchmarks show the new GeForce RTX 4080 16GB breaking 3GHz

A recent Chiphell forum post shows Nvidia’s RTX 4080 16GB breaking the 3GHz mark in 3DMark TimeSpy. More impressively, Nvidia’s new architecture hit those speeds at its default 320w power limit. If true, the RTX 4080 16GB will offer users access to impressive clock speeds without the 4090’s reported power requirements. The news comes on […]

News

Man arrested for murder after doing CPR on woman crushed by wardrobe dreams he saved her

A dad who was arrested for murder after he desperately tried to save a woman crushed to death by a wardrobe in her hotel room says that she is always in his thoughts and keeps “seeing her face a lot” in his dreams. Chloe Haynes, 21, was found dead in her room at the Adelphi […]