Sport

Zac Taylor: Ja’Marr Chase is picking up the offense really quickly

Ja’Marr Chase hasn’t been around the Bengals facility for long, but he’s making a positive impression on his head coach. During his Tuesday press conference, Zac Taylor said this year’s No. 5 overall pick has been working on getting the nuances of the offense down during OTAs. And apparently he’s had no trouble doing so. […]

Lifestyle

Etsy buys secondhand clothing app Depop to tap into gen Z

Etsy is buying Depop, the British secondhand fashion resale app, for $1.6bn (£1.1bn) to tap into the fast-growing trend of generation Z young people reselling clothes online. Announcing the deal on Wednesday, Josh Silverman, the chief executive of Brooklyn-based Etsy said he expected the resale craze would continue long after the recovery from the pandemic, […]

Business

Timber bottlenecks lead to construction stoppages in Germany

A general view of a construction site for a residential building, in Berlin, Germany. Supply bottlenecks with timber, steel and insulating material are causing construction stoppages in Germany and threatening to slow the country’s recovery from the coronavirus slump, building associations said on Friday. The German economy, Europe’s largest, shrank more than expected in the […]

Technology

Fortnite teases UFOs and a character reveal as its season draws to a close

Fortnite’s storyline has kicked back into gear as its primal-themed season draws to a close. Today brings map changes, new challenges, extra-terrestrial warnings, and several hints at what next season may bring. This morning, Fortnite received update 16.50, the last patch expected before its next season on 8th June. Eagle-eyed fans immediately noticed several changes […]

News

Scientists discover bees can solve maths problems in groundbreaking research

New research has found that you don’t need a massive brain to do maths. In fact, the humble honeybee and its miniature noggin have been found to possess an innate ability to solve problems. Boffins at the University of Sheffield have discovered that bees are able to pass a test relying on continuous, non-numerical cues […]

Sport

Ravens waive Xavier Kelly, Donte Sylencieux with injuries

The Ravens opened a pair of roster spots on Tuesday by waiving a pair of injured players. Defensive tackle Xavier Kelly and wide receiver Donte Sylencieux will both be available to the other 31 teams in the league. If they are unclaimed, they will revert to the Ravens’ injured reserve list. Kelly tore his Achilles […]

Business

Total shareholders back strategy, including on climate, CEO says

Total (TOTF.PA) investors have backed the French energy firm’s strategy, including its approach on climate change, in shareholder votes, chairman and CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Friday. Total sought backing from shareholders for a motion on its environmental goals, which include reaching carbon neutrality by 2050, at a time when some oil companies have faced […]

Technology

Pigeon dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend to be delisted from iOS, Android, PS Store in June

Remember bird dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend? It’s hard to forget, to be honest, but if you haven’t yet bought it on iOS, Android or the PlayStation Store then your time is limited, as the game is being delisted from these platforms at the end of May. Manga artist and Hatoful Boyfriend creator Hato Moa announced […]

News

Maths whizz shares simple trick to get multiplication right every single time

If there’s one subject a lot of people really disliked at school (aside from P.E.) it was maths. Trying to work out all those equations, fractions and percentages gave me a stonking headache and I’m sure plenty felt the same way. But more recently, thanks to clever people on TikTok, certain maths questions aren’t as […]