Day: February 28, 2020

Left-handed Knicks rookie RJ Barrett says he’s right handed

Knicks rookie RJ Barrett is putting up nice counting stats — 13.9 points and 5.1 rebounds a game — but it’s not been pretty. He’s shooting 39.1 percent overall, 31.1 percent from three, and like those numbers, his true shooting percentage of 46.6 is well below the season average. Is that because the left-handed Barrett […]

Pie shop serves Full English inside a puff pastry tart and it’s ‘delish’

Ah, the Full English breakfast; so iconic, so delightful, so quintessentially British. Revisions of the classic are usually not welcome (though hacks are). But this pie shop’s take on the brekkie fave is one that is not rifling customers. Epic Pies, a bakery in St Paul’s, London, has created a mash-up where the morning staples […]

Dow suffers record decline in points as Wall Street leads global stocks lower

The Dow industrials posted the largest-ever points drop on Thursday as Wall Street led stocks across the globe lower, with traders fretting over the economic impact of the spreading coronavirus. Oil prices tumbled to their lowest in over a year and the benchmark U.S. Treasury yield set a record low. No country should make the […]

Xbox One players will soon be able to eject discs with their controller

Gaming consoles are pretty much limited in terms of user modification (besides upgrading storage), so it makes sense for companies to make them as user-friendly as possible, given that the final product would likely be spending years on a TV shelf or someplace similar. One of the features baked-in for this usability is allowing remote […]

Education in prison changed my life, all prisoners deserves the same opportunity

A former inmate says prisoners are being stopped from accessing learning materials which could help transform their lives. Dalton Harrison, 40, who spent a year behind bars and completed an Open University Arts and Languages Access module at HMP Low Newton, says basic provisions such as having a quiet place to do exams, being allowed […]