LA Clippers could pursue Kris Dunn in free agency

The Los Angeles Clippers could pursue free agent guard Kris Dunn this summer, per a report from K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago. Despite a reduced role in the Chicago Bulls offense, Dunn has had a solid season. He’s emerged as a defensive stopper on the perimeter, with the size and strength to hold his […]

Why is so hard for women to love photos of themselves?

I have always hated having my photo taken. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that I have hated having my photo taken since I started school. Pictorial evidence from my early years in the wilderness — before societal norms were imposed on me via the education system — shows me to be […]

Next BoE boss Bailey wants clearer view on coronavirus hit before rate decision

Andrew Bailey, the next governor of the Bank of England, said on Wednesday that he wanted to see more evidence about the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak before deciding whether to cut interest rates. “I think what we need frankly is more evidence than we have at the moment, as to exactly how this […]

The remake of Microsoft’s original Halo game is now available on PC

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is now available on Windows PC, Microsoft revealed in a surprise announcement on Tuesday. The game is a remake of the original Halo: Combat Evolved that arrived on Microsoft’s Xbox as a launch title way back in 2001. The popular game made the transition to the PC in late 2003 and […]

‘Catch the scum’ who left woman in her nineties with bruised face in burglary

Masked burglars broke into an elderly woman’s home as she slept and attacked her, leaving her with purple bruising under her eye. One of them put his hand over the woman’s mouth to stop her crying out as the other searched the home in Liverpool just after 2.25am today. The woman, 93, was taken to […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo helped recruit Wesley Matthews, Kyle Korver to Bucks

Players recruiting players is part of the free agency process now. LeBron James had dinner with Anthony Davis not long before AD’s trade demand. Draymond Green was texting Kevin Durant after the 2016 Finals. Spencer Dinwiddie was chatting up Kyrie Irving around a marketing class they took together. That was not a game Giannis Antetokounmpo […]

Eurostar offers £29 tickets to Paris, Brussels, Lille, and Calais

Getting away for the spring still seems like a faraway myth, given the horrible weather we’re currently experiencing. Here’s a little something to make it seem more real – Eurostar is offering discounted rates to a number of cities across the Channel. The train operator announced this week that they’ll have a number of fares […]

Keep calm and work from home during coronavirus, European banks tell workers

Global banks and small investment firms in Europe are urging staff to work from home and curb travel as the financial industry braces for disruption from the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak. For many companies it will be a first-time experiment with home working on a wide scale, but as many Asian offices begin to normalize […]

Google has canceled its I/O 2020 developer conference

Following MWC and GDC, Google decided that it would be better to cancel than risk the health of the thousands of I/O attendees. Google’s premier developer conference, I/O 2020, has thus been cancelled. This is yet another tech event that has been cancelled due to the concern over COVID-19. Google issued a statement today saying: […]

‘I don’t pick up from airports’ — how Uber and Lyft drivers are dealing with the coronavirus outbreak

Tewodros Amare, a full-time Uber driver in Oakland, California, isn’t taking any chances when it comes to the coronavirus. Amare gives an average of 100 rides per week around the San Francisco Bay Area and relies on his gig economy job to help pay his bills. Staying home isn’t an option, so instead he’s making […]