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Former 49ers receiver Dick Witcher dies at 76

Former 49ers receiver Dick Witcher has died, the team announced Tuesday. Witcher was 76. Witcher spent his entire eight-year career with the 49ers. The team selected him in the eighth-round of the 1966 draft. He appeared in 109 games with 59 starts. Witcher finished his career with 172 receptions for 2,359 yards and 14 touchdowns. […]

Lifestyle

Fear of memory loss impacts well-being and quality of life

Research from the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at Trinity College suggests that experiencing high levels of fear about dementia can have harmful effects on older adults’ beliefs about their memory and general well-being. To date, few studies have measured the impact of dementia-related fear on daily functioning, despite its clinical relevance. In this new […]

Business

Brainard: Fed wants maximum employment, growth that is “sustainable”

The Federal Reserve’s emerging focus on climate change won’t lessen its focus on achieving maximum employment, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Thursday in response to questions about whether a transition away from carbon-based fuel will kill jobs. The Fed will be focused on long-term risks of climate change but also how the transition to […]

Technology

Google has finally added iOS’s privacy labels to Gmail

Google has finally added Apple App Store privacy labels to its Gmail app, almost a month after we ran an article wondering what was taking so long (via MacRumors). The app is the second major Google app to get the labels, after they were added to YouTube when it was updated earlier this month. According […]

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Primark sparks outrage amongst fans after releasing new pyjama set

Primark caused quite a stir after fans spotted a problem with one of their recent Instagram posts. The clothing brand shared details of one of its latest releases on social media on Saturday (February 21) but instead of being flooded with comments from excited fans, the post received criticism. A photo of a beautiful polka-dot […]

Sport

WFT to pick a new name after 2021 season

The Washington Football Team will have a proper football team name again, eventually. On Tuesday, the organization launched a website that will chronicle the team’s search for a new name. WashingtonJourney.com allows fans to submit their own ideas for a new name for the franchise. The organization retired its former nickname last year, under mounting […]

Lifestyle

Beta blockers can repair malformed blood vessels in the brain

Propranolol, a drug that is efficacious against infantile haemangiomas (“strawberry naevi,” resembling birthmarks), can also be used to treat cerebral cavernous malformations, a condition characterized by misshapen blood vessels in the brain and elsewhere. This has been shown by researchers at Uppsala University in a new study published in the scientific journal Stroke. “Up to […]

Business

Column: OPEC+ under pressure to boost output as oil climbs towards peak

Saudi Arabia’s oil minister has called for a cautious approach to raising production, even as prices surge and many traders anticipate an increasingly severe shortage of petroleum later this year. “We are in a much better place than we were a year ago, but I must warn, once again, against complacency. The uncertainty is very […]

Technology

LG denies the Rollable phone has been put on hold

LG Electronics has said that the company’s phone with a resizable screen, the LG Rollable, has not been put on hold. “I can firmly deny that any such decision on future mobile products has been finalized,” says an LG spokesperson. The denial comes in response to a report from Yonhap News that LG had reportedly […]

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Make-up artist in hysterics at epic fake tan blunder after crying at sad film

A make-up artist who applied fake tan before watching a sad film suffered a major fail. Josh Reade settled down for a cozy pamper night in front of the TV watching My Sister’s Keeper after popping on a fresh layer of St Moriz Tanning Mist. But despite the 29-year-old being warned by pals that it […]