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UFC Vegas 8 video: Mallory Martin stages crazy comeback to choke out Hannah Cifers

Mallory Martin had to show a lot of heart to earn her first UFC win. The Contender Series veteran suffered a nasty knockdown in the first round of her fight against Hannah Cifers, but then staged a miraculous comeback in the second after latching onto a takedown and securing the rear-naked choke for a finish. […]

Lifestyle

Study highlights keys to helping dads be there for kids when they don’t have custody

A new study from North Carolina State University and Virginia Commonwealth University highlights several factors that play key roles in determining the extent to which fathers who don’t have custody are involved in their children’s lives—specifically in cases where the children are in “kinship care.” “A lot of work has been done on mothers and […]

Business

Walmart wants to go viral with TikTok, Wall Street thinks it can

Wall Street was swift to see the rationale behind Walmart Inc jumping into the fray to buy TikTok – access to millions of young, digitally savvy users who could help the 60-year-old company boost its online sales. The retailer revealed plans to join Microsoft Corp in a bid for the social media firm’s U.S. assets […]

Technology

Apple’s move to make advertising harder on iOS 14 is part of a trend

Facebook is only the latest developer to feel the squeeze Apple and Facebook are fighting again, and how you feel about it says something about who you trust to represent your interests in the strange tech landscape of 2020. Start with a rather academic question that may make your eyes glaze over in spite of […]

News

Gardener Grows Britain’s Biggest Tomato… Using Pantyhose

A green-fingered father has broken the record for growing Britain’s largest tomato… with the help of some sheer pantyhose. Hertfordshire’s Douglas Smith spent around two months carefully growing the giant tomato, which is, in fact, six regular beef steak tomatoes fused into one. The huge fruit, which had to be suspended using a pair of […]

Sport

Polyana Viana submits Emily Whitmire in under two minutes

There was more big emotion in the octagon at the UFC Vegas 8 prelims after Polyana Viana submitted Emily Whitmire. Viana turned the tables on Whitmire, snatching an armbar after getting put on her back in the early action of Saturday’s fight. She pounded the mat and let out a scream, celebrating her win at […]

Lifestyle

How antibiotics interact with each other

It is usually difficult to predict how well drugs will work when they are combined. Sometimes, two antibiotics increase their effect and inhibit the growth of bacteria more efficiently than expected. In other cases, the combined effect is weaker. Since there are many different ways of combining drugs—such as antibiotics—it is important to be able […]

Business

Billionaire Fredriksen names Svelland head of holding firm Seatankers

OSLO – Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen appointed a hedge fund manager on Friday as next head of his family’s key holding company, which controls assets ranging from oil tankers and rigs to real estate, fish farming and finance. Fredriksen, 76, said Tor Andre Svelland, 53, will become chief executive of Seatankers Group, top shareholder of […]

Technology

Google makes the saved places tab in Maps more useful

A useful update to an under-served feature Google is rolling out some small but useful updates to Google Maps focusing on the app’s Saved tab. If you’ve not used it before, this lets you bookmark favorite locations, be they parks or pubs, and sort them by “favorites,” “want to go,” “starred places,” or custom lists. […]