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Jaws fan’s ‘utterly brilliant’ gravestone spotted in cemetery

A Jaws superfan has been buried underneath the great white shark from the smash hit blockbuster film – and social media users want to roadtrip to witness it. As reported by BirminghamLive, Burials and Beyond, a social media account dedicated to showcasing the weird and wonderful world of graveyards, told its followers: “This utterly brilliant […]

Sport

Battered Paul Gallen weighs up boxing career after falling to Justis Huni onslaught

Battered, broken and beaten for the first time, Paul Gallen admits he may have had his last professional fight after suffering a savage belting from budding heavyweight star Justis Huni. Boxing commentators are calling for Gallen to put away the gloves for his own health and wellbeing after Huni put the 39-year-old through a 10-round […]

Lifestyle

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, preserves health care for millions

The US Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a bid by Republican-led states to overturn Obamacare, safeguarding the health insurance of millions with the coronavirus pandemic still a threat in much of America. In a 7-2 decision, the nation’s highest court upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA), former president Barack Obama’s signature health care program, ruling […]

Business

Japan’s trade minister unapologetic about ministry’s dealings with Toshiba

Japan’s trade minister said on Tuesday he was not planning to order up a probe into allegations made by an independent investigation that his ministry helped Toshiba Corp lean on foreign shareholders. Hiroshi Kajiyama, head of the Ministry for Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), also said it was normal for the government to deal with […]

Technology

VR remake of Myst is coming to PC and Mac later this year, no headset required

Cyan, the developer that created the original Myst for PC, dropped an updated version of the game exclusively for the Oculus Quest at the tail end of 2020. Later this year, you’ll be able to pick it up on PC and Mac, and you won’t even need a VR headset. This reimagined version of Myst […]

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Cheeky’ driver’s proof of delivery photo after woman falls in puddle goes viral

Over the past year, many of us relied on delivery drivers more than ever. So we’re well versed in how it works – you receive a knock on the door, the driver hands the package, and may take a photo of you for proof of delivery. Simple. But the proof of delivery can backfire – […]

Sport

Olympic champion Simone Manuel fails to make 100m freestyle final at US trials

In the biggest surprise yet at the US swimming trials, reigning Olympic champion and two-time defending world champion Simone Manuel failed to advance from the semi-finals in the 100m freestyle Thursday night. Manuel – who made history in Rio when she became the first African American woman to win an individual swimming gold medal, then […]

Lifestyle

Adding checkpoint inhibition to anti-HER2 breast cancer therapy brings no benefit

Adding an immune checkpoint inhibitor to anti-HER2 treatment in breast cancer does not improve pathological complete response (pCR), according to the primary analysis of the IMpassion050 trial presented today during the ESMO Virtual Plenary. The phase III trial is the first to report data comparing a neoadjuvant anti-HER2 based regimen with or without the anti-PD-L1 […]

Business

UK sees record jump in employee numbers in May

Tax data released on Tuesday showed that British companies increased their number of employees by 197,000 in May, the biggest single-month increase since records began in July 2014, taking the total to 28.5 million. Tuesday’s figures also showed the fastest headline wage growth since 2007 in the year to April, although statisticians warned that this […]

Technology

Latest Marvel’s Avengers update has a PS5 bug that displays usernames and IP addresses

Despite its less-than-stellar reviews, Square Enix’s Marvel’s Avengers has maintained a following since its release. Episodic seasonal content updates have kept its fans playing and content creators streaming. However, the latest expansion has a personal-information-revealing bug that has some in the community ticked off. Square Enix released a large expansion for Marvel’s Avengers that features […]