News

Woman, 48, unable to have kids found dead by husband six days after pet dog died

A 48-year-old woman who had struggled at being unable to have kids took her own life at home six days after the death of her dog, an inquest heard. Retail sales assistant Kim Whitham, who suffered with alopecia, and her 47-year-old husband Darren had been living a happy life with their beautiful brown horse Pebbles […]

Sport

NFL moves Bills-Broncos, Panthers-Packers to Saturday in Week 15

When the 2020 schedule was released, the NFL announced that up to three games would be played in Week 15 on Saturday, December 19, but did not say which games they would be. Now we know: Bills at Broncos and Panthers at Packers. The Bills-Broncos game will kick off at 4:30 p.m. ET and the […]

Lifestyle

U.S. nephrology trainees doubt skill in home hemodialysis

U.S. nephrology trainees report moderate and low confidence for peritoneal dialysis (PD) and home hemodialysis (HHD), respectively, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Nupur Gupta, M.D., from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study surveying 110 nephrology trainees regarding […]

Business

Goodbye ATMs. How local shops offer access to cash

Step into a shop, demand cash from the till, then walk out without buying anything: it sounds more like theft than a government-approved activity. Yet purchase-free cashback at local convenience stores is being touted as one solution to the problem of disappearing access to notes and coins. Millions of people – including the elderly, those […]

Technology

Amazon’s 2nd-gen ‘Echo Frames’ smart glasses arrive on December 10 for $250

Smart glasses have a bit of a troubled past, and it’s been difficult for any company to gain a solid foothold in this market segment (outside of niche enterprise use cases, anyway). However, Amazon is taking another crack at it with the 2nd generation of its Echo Frames smart glasses, a pair of eyewear that […]

News

Student, 21, left ‘with nothing’ after fake ‘Royal Mail’ scammers stole £2,500

A young student has been left “with nothing” after scammers using a fake Royal Mail email address stole £2,500 from her bank account. The 21-year-old from Horfield, Bristol, said she was “caught in a moment of weakness” while her account was being maxed-out. The woman, who does not want to be named, said she received […]