Alistair Overeem stops Augusto Sakai with brutal ground and pound attack to win UFC Vegas 9 main event

Alistair Overeem may not have many fights left in his career but he’s certainly making the most of whatever time is remaining in his career. The former UFC title contender unleashed a brutal ground and pound attack in the championship rounds of his fight against up and coming heavyweight Augusto Sakai to earn a fifth […]


Is consciousness continuous or discrete? Maybe it’s both, argue researchers

Two major theories have fueled a now 1,500 year-long debate started by Saint Augustine: Is consciousness continuous, where we are conscious at each single point in time, or is it discrete, where we are conscious only at certain moments of time? In an Opinion published September 3 in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, psychophysicists […]


Equities tumble as Nasdaq, Brexit concerns mount; bonds rally

Global equity markets and oil prices tumbled on Tuesday as a sharp sell-off in technology stocks and rising concerns over Britain leaving the European Union without a trade agreement threatened the rally that had pushed world shares near record highs despite the coronavirus pandemic. Fresh tensions between Washington and Beijing came into focus but appeared […]


Toshiba laptops are no more, but here are Dynabook’s new notebooks with Intel’s 11th Gen parts

Dynabook, the company that took control of Toshiba’s laptop operation before it axed that business earlier this month, is releasing two new laptops built with Intel’s new 11th Gen Tiger Lake processors. Both laptops, the Portégé X30W-J convertible and the Portégé X30L-J standard clamshell, are less than 1kg (about 2.2 pounds) and have 13.3-inch screens. […]


West Ham stabbing: Two teenagers found stabbed at nearby east London train stations

Two teenagers have been taken to hospital after they were found stabbed at two separate east London stations. Police were called shortly before 7pm on Saturday to reports of a stabbing at West Ham tube station. A second teenage boy was found stabbed a “short time later” at Abbey Road DLR station, located around half […]


Novel insights of how prostate cancer causes secondary tumors

An increased awareness of what molecular-level mechanisms prostate cancer cells use to become mobile and spread may provide new opportunities for the treatment of aggressive prostate cancer. This according to a new study by researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, in collaboration with researchers in Uppsala and Tokyo. “We can show that one specific amino acid […]


Cheap seats give Chinese airlines a much-needed passenger bounce

Looking to travel from Beijing to Hangzhou in eastern China? A flight can be had for as low as 180 yuan ($26) – one of a slew of deals fuelling a robust recovery in Chinese passenger levels and which could provide a model for a beleaguered industry globally. Led by China Eastern Airlines Corp’s (600115.SS) […]


The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus will be available on September 18th

Samsung announced a release date for its new Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7 Plus tablets. They’ll launch on Friday, September 18th, and preorders are now open. Prices start at $649.99 for the 11-inch Tab S7 that supports Wi-Fi and features an LCD screen with a fast 120Hz refresh rate. It’s quite nice, but if […]


Police renew appeal for information after sex attack on three-year-old girl on Isle of Wight

Detectives investigating a sex attack on a three-year-old girl in a country park have appealed for any photographs or video footage which might help identify a suspect. The incident took place in a wooded area of Fort Victoria Country Park, Yarmouth, on the Isle of Wight, shortly after 3pm on August 31. A man in […]