Global PC market predicted to shrink by 3.4% this year (if nothing else goes wrong)

PC shipments along with many other electronics are set for a slower than expected year. Not only is general demand down due to market saturation and slowing innovation in the case of PCs, but present delays caused by the coronavirus may reduce manufacturing capacity by as much as two-thirds. If everything goes okay from here […]

Auschwitz Memorial criticizes new Amazon Prime show ‘Hunters’

The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon Prime’s new show about Nazi hunters Sunday, calling its depiction of the Holocaust “dangerous foolishness.” “Hunters,” starring Al Pacino, premiered Friday and chronicles a group of people trying to stop Nazis living in 1970s New York City. In one scene, the show features a human chess game in a Nazi […]

Nearly 30,000 welcome pro football back to St. Louis

Take that, Stan Kroenke. St. Louis welcomed pro football back to town with nearly 30,000 fans at the venue where Kroenke’s Rams last played in December 2015. The lower bowl of the Dome at America’s Center was full, and the crowd was zealous and loud during the BattleHawks 29-9 blowout win over the New York […]

Woman who spent £23k to get 28L size breasts has a song called Boobs Dance

A woman who has spent £23,000 on plastic surgery loves her new 28L breasts and has even written a song called Boobs Dance. Sindy Starlet, from Oslo, Norway, started her journey to pop stardom after undergoing her first cosmetic breast surgery in 2005. Since then, the 30-year-old Instagram influencer has undergone three more breast enlargements […]

Amazon in Holocaust row about ‘Hunters’ series, anti-Semitic books

The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series “Hunters” and for selling books of Nazi propaganda. Seventy-five years after the liberation of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp by Soviet troops, world leaders and activists have called for action against rising anti-Semitism. “Hunters”, released on Friday […]

GeForce Now reaches a million users as Bethesda backs out

Nvidia’s cloud-based gaming service GeForce Now launched less than three weeks ago but has already accumulated one million users. While many of them are surely just nosing around the free tier, that’s a number that’s sure to impress – unless you’re Bethesda, of course. Yesterday, Nvidia published on the GeForce Now forums that “most” Bethesda […]

Kobe Bryant memorial: What you need to know

Thousands of mourners are expected to assemble at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday to honor the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who died along with seven other people in a helicopter crash in late January. Vanessa Bryant, the Lakers superstar’s wife, described the memorial service as “a Celebration […]

Colts say all options are on the table at quarterback

During a Sunday press conference in Indianapolis, Colts owner Jim Irsay claimed that the team was going to take Russell Wilson in the fourth round of the 2012 draft had he still been on the board. It’s interesting to think about how different the league would be had the Colts doubled down on quarterbacks after […]

I ran 140 miles across the Sahara to escape my suicidal thoughts

The dunes were like mountains, stretching in every direction. Someone said it was 45°C in the shade, but I’ve no idea how they knew. There’d been no shade since the last checkpoint, an eternity ago. An alarm started ringing. My blood glucose was plummeting. I still had days of running ahead of me. It sounds […]

Ex-Facebook executive starts group to help employees push companies on climate

Facebook’s former sustainability chief has launched an organization to help employees at big companies press their bosses for more aggressive policies to fight climate change. Hundreds of companies have committed to reducing emissions in their own operations to be in line with the 2015 Paris Agreement, in which governments aim to limit global warming to […]