Sport

England’s white-ball side keep showing the rest they’re playing a different sport

A little before 8pm local time in Melbourne on Sunday, Adil Rashid stepped up to bowl the 12th over of Pakistan’s innings. The 11th, bowled by Liam Livingstone, had just been swatted for 16. After a sluggish start, Pakistan were 84 for two and the tide of the game was beginning to turn. It was […]

Lifestyle

FDA approves first lab-grown meat product

Americans could soon be eating chicken that’s grown in a lab from cultured animal cells, rather than raised at a farm or facility. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced Wednesday that the environment-friendly chicken made by California-based Upside Foods is safe to eat, although it is not yet fully approved for sale. “Our goal […]

Business

Wall Street banks turn upbeat on emerging market debt

Wall Street banks are raising their outlook for emerging markets’ hard-currency bonds as a slowdown in U.S. rate hikes could provide some breathing space for the embattled asset class. Government bonds across developing economies have suffered negative returns of 20% (.JPMEGDR) this year against a backdrop of soaring inflation and aggressive rate hikes in what […]

Technology

Andor’s first two episodes will air on TV over Thanksgiving

If you haven’t watched Andor, the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story prequel series on Disney Plus — and you really should, it’s quite good — Disney will be airing the show’s first two episodes on a few of its other channels over the Thanksgiving holidays, including on linear TV. The Andor episodes will air […]

News

Pacific Salmon Will Regain Access to Hundreds of Miles of Spawning Grounds as Historic Dam Removal Gets Green Light

It’s been twenty years of advocacy and legal challenges, but the decision was made to carry out the largest dam removal in history to return the Klamath River in California to its natural state. Led by the Yurok, Klamath, and Karuk tribal nations, the demolition of four hydroelectric dams will allow wild salmon from the […]

Sport

AFL stands by Crypto.com partnership amid fears of a cryptocurrency meltdown

The AFL is sticking by its Crypto.com partnership amid fears the company could be caught up in a market spiral after the collapse of FTX. Last week FTX, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, filed for bankruptcy after the value of its cryptocurrency collapsed, triggering the crypto equivalent of a bank run, with investors […]

Lifestyle

Dangerous parasite that can infect people now found in U.S. foxes

A rare parasitic disease that has long been documented in Europe seems to have taken root in the United States. Researchers in Vermont are reporting on two human cases of the disease, called alveolar echinococcosis (AE), which were caused by a European strain of the parasite E. multilocularis. They also found evidence of the strain […]

Business

German antitrust watchdog widens Amazon probe under new regulation

Germany’s antitrust watchdog said on Monday it had expanded two probes into U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon.com (AMZN.O) making use of new regulation allowing it to prohibit any anti-competitive behaviour at an earlier stage. “We are examining in both proceedings whether and how Amazon impedes the business opportunities of sellers that are active on the Amazon […]

Technology

Xbox transparency report reveals up to 4.78M accounts were proactively suspended in just six months

Microsoft has released its first Digital Transparency Report for the Xbox gaming platform, revealing that the company took proactive action against throwaway accounts that violated its community guidelines 4.78 million times within a six-month period, usually in the form of temporary suspension. The report, which provides information regarding content moderation and player safety, covers the […]

News

Danish Artist Hides Enormous Trolls in Forests Around the World Using Recycled Wood

Far out in Western Australia, the tranquil wetland forests are about to shake with the footsteps of giants. That’s because a Danish artist has built a community of giant trolls out of recycled natural material for an exhibit that weaves Aboriginal tradition, modern eco-consciousness, pure childhood creative expression and joy together. Thomas Dambo is the […]