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Large dead whale washes up on British beach on hottest day of the year

A dead minke whale has been washed up on the Teeside coast with people being told to stay away from the area until it is removed. Walker Fiona Rowbotham raised the alarm on social media after seeing the giant mammal on the beach at Redcar on Tuesday evening, reported Teeside Live. She wrote: “Some kind […]

Sport

Tyrann Mathieu: I hope we can get Bashaud Breeland back here

Veteran cornerback Bashaud Breeland has spent the last two seasons playing alongside safety Tyrann Mathieu in the Chiefs’ secondary. But heading into his eighth season, Breeland is currently and unsigned free agent. He’s drawn interest from the Vikings and Bears, visiting with Minnesota earlier this month. Mathieu, however, is still holding out hope that Breeland […]

Lifestyle

Hypertension during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of stroke in offspring

A study in 5.8 million children has found a higher incidence of stroke four decades later in those whose mother had high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia while pregnant. The research is presented at ESC Heart & Stroke 2021, an online scientific conference of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “Our findings indicate that hypertensive disorders […]

Business

Oprah-backed Oatly raises $1.4 billion in IPO

Swedish vegan milk maker Oatly Group AB (OTLY.O), which counts celebrities Oprah Winfrey and Natalie Portman among its backers, raised $1.4 billion in its U.S. initial public offering on Wednesday, the company said in a statement. The company, whose investors also include rapper Jay Z and former Starbucks Corp head Howard Schultz, said it priced […]

Technology

New Vivo X60 Model With a Curved Display Coming Soon; Pre-Orders May Begin Today

ivo X60 is the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship model. The Vivo X60 was launched in March this year with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8-series processors and a flat screen. Now, it is being reported that Vivo may be bringing another version of the Vivo X60 that will come with a curved display. A noted tipster said on […]

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Crowds left bemused as man shouts missing dog’s unfortunate name in public

A man left crowds of people bemused after he shouted his dog’s unusual name in public, and only realised his error as everyone stopped to stare at him. The man, who shared his story anonymously, went away to the Lake District with his partner and the in-laws, and took his dog, River, along for the […]

Sport

Team that trades for Julio Jones may have to be ready to give him a new contract, sooner than later

In two days, the window opens for a potential Julio Jones trade that minimizes the 2021 cap consequences for the Falcons. Wherever Julio lands, the new team could eventually have a different kind of cap consequence. According to a source familiar with Jones’ past contractual expectations, the team that trades for Jones needs to account […]

Lifestyle

Scientists say active early learning shapes the adult brain

An enhanced learning environment during the first five years of life shapes the brain in ways that are apparent four decades later, say Virginia Tech and University of Pennsylvania scientists writing in the June edition of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. The researchers used structural brain imaging to detect the developmental effects of linguistic and […]

Business

U.S. mortgage applications tick up, purchase applications at 3-month low – MBA

U.S. applications for home mortgages increased last week on a pickup in homeowners seeking to refinance their loans, but requests for loans to purchase a house fell to a three-month low amid an acute shortage of housing stock that is driving up prices. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said on Wednesday its seasonally adjusted Purchase […]

Technology

The Hubble Space Telescope takes a closer look at an unusual spiral galaxy 120 million light-years away

NASA and the European Space Agency have shared a new image of a strange spiral galaxy located approximately 120 million light-years away in the constellation Cepheus. NGC 2276 was first discovered by Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke in 1876 and has fascinated astronomers ever since due to its contorted appearance As Hubble Site describes it… The […]