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Taylor calls for patience after summer of change at Manchester City Women

Gareth Taylor says he understands the concern of Manchester City fans after a summer of change and has urged them to be patient as his new players get to grips with the league and setup. “Yeah, I can understand it,” the manager says. “I would ask them to be patient because we’ve really invested in […]

Lifestyle

Botox influences the control of emotions in the brain

The bacterial toxin botulinum toxin (BTX)—colloquially known as Botox—is probably known to most people as a remedy for wrinkles. But botulinum toxin can do even more: if it is injected into the forehead, for example, it can alleviate depression. It also dampens negative emotions in people with borderline personality disorder, who suffer from extreme mood […]

Business

GM backs setting tough U.S. emissions targets for 2030

General Motors Co (GM.N) said on Tuesday it backed establishing tougher federal emissions standards to help ensure at least 50% of new vehicles sold by 2030 are zero-emission. The largest U.S. automaker and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) released a series of joint recommendations to boost electric vehicles as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) develops […]

Technology

E3 2023 announces in-person show dates

E3 will return as an in-person event next year in June, with three days given over to industry attendees and two days for the general public. The LA-based show will open its doors for the first time since 2019 at its usual home of the Los Angeles Convention Centre, following mixed success as an online […]

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Dad and daughter die just one day apart as heartbroken family plan joint funeral

A father and daughter who died just one day apart are to be buried in a joint funeral service this week following their tragic deaths. The deaths of Patrick Devenney and Margaret Sullivan from Newtowncunningham, in Co Donegal, has sent shockwaves across their community. Patrick, a well-known sportsman, died on Wednesday at the Donegal Hospice […]

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Geelong book place in AFL grand final with thumping victory over Brisbane

Geelong are one win away from an elusive AFL premiership after banishing their preliminary final demons with a 71-point thumping of the Brisbane Lions at the MCG. Lifted by a heroic performance from star veteran Patrick Dangerfield, the Cats booked their second grand final appearance in three seasons by winning 18.12 (120) to 7.7 (49) […]

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New imaging technique could speed up development of eye disease treatments

Researchers have developed a simple and fast way to perform optoretinography, an imaging technique that measures light-induced functional activity in the eye’s retina, the network of neurons in the back of our eyes responsible for detecting light and initiating vision. More than 50% of people in the U.S. over age 60 are affected by retinal […]

Business

YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

YouTube unveiled a new way for creators to make money on short-form video, as it faces intensifying competition from TikTok. The Google-owned (GOOGL.O) streaming service announced Tuesday that it would introduce advertising on its video feature Shorts and give video creators 45% of the revenue. That compares with its standard distribution of 55% for videos […]

Technology

Fan uses Super Mario Maker 2 to make a full “classic” Mario

A Mario fan has used Super Mario Maker 2 to create a whole game inspired by the classic Mario games. Twitter user MetroidMike64 spent seven years working on his Super World, which he has unofficially named Super Mario Bros. 5, and uploaded the finished product online yesterday. MetroidMike64 began creating levels in 2015 using Super […]

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Chocolate fans just noticed ‘hidden’ message in Twix logo – that has double meaning

If you’re an avid chocolate lover, it’s likely at some point you’ll have eaten a Twix bar. The caramel and biscuit sweet treat is a favourite with many – but have you ever taken a closer look at the wrapper? Social media users have just noticed what seems to be a ‘hidden message’ on the […]