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And The Gold For The Best Hairstyle At Tokyo Olympics Goes To…

Tokyo Olympics 2020 is a show-stealer in many ways. Be it the skilled athletes putting up their best performance or funny videos going viral from the Games, this tournament has had us hooked right from the start. At the Olympics, some athletes are sporting incredible hairstyles that are stealing the limelight. The organisers themselves are […]

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Pete Carroll praises Rashaad Penny’s preparation for 2021

When the Seahawks made running back Rashaad Penny a first-round pick in 2018, those who make their living in whole or in part by hyping each and every first-round pick praised the Seahawks for snagging one of the many annual can’t-miss prospects. So far, Penny has missed. Earlier this year, the Seahawks did not pick […]

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Trains in the brain: Scientists uncover switching system used in information processing and memory

A team of scientists has uncovered a system in the brain used in the processing of information and in the storing of memories—akin to how railroad switches control a train’s destination. The findings offer new insights into how the brain functions. “Researchers have sought to identify neural circuits that have specialized functions, but there are […]

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Volkswagen expects China EV sales to soar in H2

Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) expects sales of its ID series of electric vehicles in China — the world’s largest car market — to pick up significantly in the second half of the year, Chief Executive Herbert Diess said on Thursday. By the end of the year, Volkswagen wants to sell between 80,000 and 100,000 of the series […]

Technology

Why Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart’s 40fps support is a potential game-changer

A few weeks back, Insomniac patched Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart on PlayStation 5 to introduce a revised version of its 4K30 fidelity mode. Tapping into the capabilities of 120Hz displays, what the team delivered is a potential game-changer for console titles – a 40fps mode that looked just as good as the older 30fps […]

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“PV Windhu”: Amul Celebrates PV Sindhu’s Olympic Bronze

After PV Sindhu won her second individual Olympic medal in Tokyo, Amul posted a congratulatory message for the ace Indian shuttler in typical Amul style. In a tweet, Amul shared an image of PV Sindhu with her bronze medal next to one of India’s most loved ad icons – the Amul girl. The campaign played […]

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Ausin Reiter had a Giants tryout on Saturday

Chiefs center Austin Reiter became a free agent in March. He’s still looking for a new home. Most recently, Reiter had a tryout with the Giants. Early on, the Chiefs made Reiter an offer. That door apparently closed when they signed Austin Blythe. More recently, Reiter visited the Bengals and the Texans. With the Giants […]

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Study sheds light on why oral vaccines sometimes fail in resource-poor countries

A chronic gut disorder that occurs in regions with poor sanitation disrupts intestinal immune responses and impairs oral vaccine effectiveness in a mouse model of the disease, according to research led by UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists. The finding, published today in Immunity, is important because oral […]

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India watchdog accuses Amazon of concealing facts in deal for Future Group unit

India’s antitrust regulator has accused Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) of concealing facts and making false submissions when it sought approval for a 2019 investment in a Future Group unit, a letter to the U.S. e-commerce giant. The letter complicates Amazon’s bitter legal battle with Future Group over the Indian’s firm’s decision to sell its retail assets […]

Technology

Fortnite announces Rainbow Royale event with free Pride cosmetics

Fortnite has announced Rainbow Royale, its first celebration of the game’s LGBT+ community. The game’s item shop has unusually been filled with a selection of free items to celebrate, including four sprays, a wrap (a gun skin) and a rainbow emote. Fortnite’s battle royale island is set to feature a rainbow in its sky, while […]