Sport

49ers cut Daniel Helm, Josh Johnson

The 49ers are churning their roster. They agreed to terms with receiver Andy Jones earlier in the day. The team also is saying good-bye to two players. Matt Maiocco of NBCSportsBayArea reports that the 49ers are moving on from tight end Daniel Helm and quarterback Josh Johnson. Helm received an injury waiver. Johnson, who signed […]

Lifestyle

A swimsuit model at 71: ‘You’ve only got one body so you may as well be proud of it’

Walking at Australian fashion week for the first time, modelling veteran Sarah Grant shares her thoughts on age diversity, and how the industry has changed Georgina SafeThu 3 Jun 2021 11.28 BST Sarah Grant donned a swimsuit to make her Australian fashion week runway debut on Thursday, at the age of 71. Wearing a black […]

Business

Take Five: A looming labour crunch?

1/PRIME TIME PAYROLLS How fast is the U.S. recovery? Friday’s U.S. monthly jobs report will add fuel to the debate. In April, U.S. job growth unexpectedly slowed, possibly because of shortages of workers and raw material. Non-farm payrolls added a mere 266,000 jobs compared to predictions for more than 3-1/2 times that. Optimism over jobs […]

Technology

Cloudpunk’s getting a neon-drenched life-sim spin-off and its “sequel-sized” DLC is out now

It’s a busy day for developer Ion Lands; not only is its gorgeous Blade-Runner-esque delivery thriller Cloudpunk’s “sequel-sized” paid DLC, City of Ghosts, now available on PC, the studio has announced a new cyberpunk-themed life-sim spin-off too. City of Ghosts, which seems as good a place as any to start, offers a brand-new, fully voiced […]

News

Influencer hits back as fan calls her out for posting photo in business class

An Instagram influencer who went viral after being caught uploading a photo of herself in the business class section of a plane before returning to her economy seat has hit back. Oceane El Himer, 27, was in the limelight this week after she uploaded a photo to her Instagram profile for her 846,000 followers before […]

Sport

CFL’s Edmonton franchise becomes the Elks

Last July, the Edmonton Eskimos initially announced that the CFL franchise would keep its name. Later that month, it reversed course, using “EE” as a placeholder until a new name is selected. The new name has been selected, and revealed. Meet the Edmonton Elks. The colors (green and yellow) are unchanged. The helmet decal consists […]

Lifestyle

Drum’n’brakes: the cycling DJ taking the party to the streets

With lockdown restrictions continuing, one man decided he was not prepared to wait for indoor parties to be sanctioned once again. So he went on to eBay, bought a custom-made three-wheeled bike, affixed his turntables to the handlebars and started simultaneously cycling and DJing around towns and cities across England, broadcasting electronic music from a […]

Business

JD Logistics shares lose steam to close 3.3% higher

JD Logistics Inc (2618.HK)shares closed 3.3% higher in their first session on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Friday, after trading up by as much as 18.3% on debut. The company, spun out from Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com (9618.HK), priced its shares at $HK40.36 each and the stock closed at HK$41.70. They hit a peak of […]

Technology

There’s a Sonic the Hedgehog 30th anniversary livestream this Thursday

Wondering what Sonic’s been up to lately? Well, it looks like Sega’s poised to reveal all in a 30th anniversary livestream for the prickly blue icon, scheduled to take place this Thursday. Sonic Central, as Sega’s calling its digital showcase, gets underway at 5pm BST/9am PT this Thursday, 27th May, and promises a first look […]

News

Saddlebag test will tell if it’s time for you to buy some new pillows

After a long, hard day at work, nothing beats getting into bed and snuggling up. But if you’re not feeling as comfortable in bed as you would like and are finding your neck hurting the next morning, it turns out your pillow could be to blame. As with many other household items, pillows need to […]