Sport

Ben Roethlisberger thinks game-winning touchdown pass from Super Bowl XLIII should be a bigger deal

For the first time since 2004, the Steelers will head to training camp without Ben Roethlisberger. For the first time since 2004, Roethlisberger won’t be focused on getting ready for football season. But he’s still present, in Pittsburgh. And he’ll possibly have plenty to say about the team with which he spent a generation. Earlier, […]

Lifestyle

Mayo Clinic minute: Face pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia

It’s a condition that causes excruciatingly painful sensations to your face, similar to an electric shock. It’s not rare, and it’s often misdiagnosed as dental pain or a sinus issue. The trigeminal nerve carries sensation from your face to your brain. “And when it misfires or it doesn’t function right, it gives intense shocks of […]

Business

Nord Stream 1 gas nominations, physical flows fall

Physical flows and requests for Russian natural gas flows through Nord Stream 1 into Germany fell on Wednesday morning after Gazprom further cut capacity of the pipeline that provides more than a third of Russian gas exports to the European Union. Data on the Nord Stream AG website showed nominations nearly halved from 8 a.m […]

Technology

Oxenfree crosses over into OlliOlli World

In a crossover that no one saw coming, adventure game Oxenfree and indie skater OlliOlli have come together for a fresh collaboration in OlliOlli World. Oxenfree character Alex is available for anyone who has progressed beyond the Sketchside biome in the main game. All players need to do is enter the postcode MV32FR33 in OlliOlli […]

News

Terrified dogs dumped by road on hottest day ever faced ‘lingering death’

The RSPCA has launched an appeal for information after two underweight dogs were found in a shocking state on the hottest day of the year. The two terrier type dogs, believed to be mum and son, were spotted by a couple driving along a country lane near Macclesfield in Cheshire. They were both underweight with […]

Sport

Logan Hall agrees to terms with Bucs

The Buccaneers’ rookies report to training camp Saturday, and second-round choice Logan Hall will be there. The defensive lineman agreed to terms with the team on Friday night, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. That leaves only fourth-rounder Cade Otton without a deal as six other draft selections previously signed their four-year rookie deals. Hall […]

Lifestyle

Neuroendovascular robotics could improve safety of complex procedures, study shows

Stroke surgery and other neuroendovascular procedures could be made safer and easier through robotics, according to research presented today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 19th Annual Meeting. A new multi-articulated, self-steering microcatheter for neuroendovascular surgery has the potential to increase technical precision, reduce procedural time, reduce radiation exposure and enable semi-automation of catheter […]

Business

Smurfit Kappa profits jump 50% but warns some demand slowing

Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa (SKG.I) posted a 50% jump in first-half core profit on Wednesday, sending shares in Europe’s largest paper packaging producer sharply higher. Revenue growth of 33% pushed its core earnings up to a fresh record 1.2 billion euros ($1.22 billion), prompting Smurfit to increase its interim dividend by 8% to 31.6 euro […]

Technology

PlayStation ending one-to-one customer support on Twitter

Sony has announced it will discontinue one-to-one PlayStation customer support on Twitter. This move will come into effect on 1st August. Sony has not given a reason for this decision. Elsewhere in the news, Sony recently unveiled its new look PlayStation Plus subscription service. This month’s games for Extra and Premium members include Final Fantasy […]

News

Why are there food shortages across the UK as Brits warned of curry and chips crisis

The UK is facing food shortages, spiking wholesale prices and putting two of Britain’s favourite takeaways at risk. That’s right, both curry and chips are at risk of being in high demand with short supply. The worst case scenario for those of you whose ideal takeout treat is the chips and curry sauce combo. The […]