Sport

Xavi accepts offer to become Barcelona head coach after Koeman sacked

Xavi Hernández has accepted an offer from Barcelona to become their head coach after the sacking of Ronald Koeman. The deal is due to be confirmed once agreement is reached to terminate his contract as manager of the Qatari club Al Sadd. The former Barcelona midfielder agreed to return to the Camp Nou after talks […]

Lifestyle

Danish children love fish, but eat it all too rarely

Danish children eat less than a third of the recommended amount of fish. A new study by researchers at the University of Copenhagen reports that this isn’t because kids don’t like fish—in fact, they’re wild about it. Therefore, parents should be conscious about getting fish onto the dinner table, according to the researchers. Fish is […]

Business

Canada economy seen weaker than expected as supply chain woes weigh

The Canadian economy most likely underperformed expectations in the third quarter amid ongoing supply chain woes and a brutal drought, official data suggested on Friday, prompting analysts to forecast the Bank of Canada could move slower on rate hikes. The economy expanded by 0.4% in August, missing estimates, and looked set to show no growth […]

Technology

Elgato’s app that turns iPhones into webcams gets AR Snap Lens support

EpocCam, the app from streaming brand Elgato that lets you repurpose your iPhone as a webcam for your PC or Mac, has been updated with native support for Snap Lenses augmented reality filters, Elgato’s parent company Corsair has announced. The functionality comes thanks to a partnership with Snap, who already offers similar filters natively in […]

News

Forget Gold and Fine Art: Startup Finds Investors to Put Their Money into Rewilding the Land

The UK’s fancy with re-wilding has taken a corporate turn, as a green investment company looks to generate long-term capital appreciation for investors, through re-wilding programs and the jobs they create. By taking advantage of the growing carbon capture market, businesses looking to offset or reduce their emissions, and the new Environmental Land Management schemes […]

Sport

Tottenham are a hard watch and Nuno’s tactics do them no favours

There are no two ways about it, I found it hard watching Tottenham at West Ham on Sunday. They have scored nine goals in as many Premier League games and their defeat in east London tells us why. Tottenham’s tempo is slow and although it may allow them to control play it hinders their ability […]

Lifestyle

Examining the effects of extreme precipitations on the physical and cognitive development of children

El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and rainfall shocks are often cited as the most important risk factor faced by households in rural, less developed and rain-fed agricultural settings. Now, research by University of Massachusetts Amherst economist Marta Vicarelli finds that such weather shocks experienced during the early stages of life have significant effects on the cognitive, […]

Business

Exchange operator Cboe’s 3rd-qtr profit boosted by VIX franchise

Exchange operator Cboe Global Markets Inc (CBOE.Z)on Friday said its third-quarter profit jumped 9%, driven by higher trading levels across nearly all of its segments, notably in index options and volatility products. Cboe, which provides trading platforms and products in equities, derivatives and foreign exchange across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, last week said […]

Technology

Intel’s unreleased Core i9-12900K processor goes on sale early

Intel hasn’t even officially announced its new Core i9-12900K processor, but it’s already been sold by a retailer. The unreleased CPU is expected to be the flagship for Intel’s new line of Alder Lake processors, offering a chance to reclaim the performance crown from AMD. A Reddit poster, spotted by Techspot, managed to purchase two […]

News

Implanted Electrodes Could Offer Improved Vision for 148 Million Blind People

A “long-held dream” of science was realized when a team of researchers from Spain and Utah coordinated to restore basic vision to a blind women by connecting a camera to an array of microchips to her brain. Sightless for 16 years, 57-year-old Berna Gomez was able to identify letters and the edges of objects, as […]