SpaceX Crew-3 launch delayed again, this time to November 10th

The SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station has been delayed again, this time to November 10th at 9:03PM ET, NASA said Sunday. Although NASA had originally planned to have a changing of the guard with the Crew-2 astronauts... Read more

I spent hours waiting to find out what an NFT looks like IRL

New York City has been filled with NFTs this week. Since Monday, hundreds, if not thousands, of people have darted between talks, galleries, hangouts, parties, and other events assembled for and by the usually all-online NFT community to talk about... Read more

Jack in the Box suing crypto exchange FTX, says it ‘brazenly’ copied its Jack mascot

Restaurant chain Jack in the Box says it is suing cryptocurrency exchange FTX because it “brazenly and illegally copied or derived its ‘Moon Man’ mascot” from its established Jack mascot, and is doing damage to the Jack in the Box... Read more

Go read this report about how GM’s deal with Rivian fell apart

A little over two years ago when Rivian’s all-electric vehicles were still just blueprints, American carmakers Ford and GM were itching to invest. Fast-forward to the present, and Ford wound up becoming one of Rivian’s biggest partners alongside Amazon. What... Read more

Netflix will reportedly make games available via the App Store on iOS

Earlier this month, Netflix officially got into gaming by rolling out a mobile game service for Android users. While Netflix says that it’s working on an iOS version of the service, Bloomberg tech reporter Mark Gurman says that Apple’s App... Read more

Microsoft says it will end OneDrive updates to Windows 7 and 8 in March

Microsoft says OneDrive users on Windows, 7, 8, or 8.1 will be unable to sync their content to the cloud starting on March 1st, 2022, according to a blog post on its Tech Community forum. OneDrive will also no longer... Read more

Publisher of Nicola Sturgeon’s speeches at centre of £295k taxpayer cash complaint

A pro-independence book publisher which released a collection of Nicola Sturgeon’s speeches is being assessed by police over the award of £295,000 of taxpayers’ cash. Sandstone Press, which is run by an SNP supporter and hailed the First Minister as... Read more

Scottish nightclub sidesteps vaccine passport rules by placing furniture on dance floor

Scottish nightclubs are successfully evading the SNP’s vaccine passport rules by putting furniture on their dance floors, leading to claims that the scheme has descended into “a shambolic mess”. Lulu, a major nightclub in Edinburgh, has begun aggressively marketing itself... Read more

Musk asks Twitter followers whether he should sell 10% of Tesla stock

Nov 6 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk on Saturday asked his 62.5 million followers on Twitter in a poll if he should sell 10% of his Tesla stock. The world’s richest person had previously said he... Read more

Kroger looking into fake press release touting acceptance of bitcoin cash

Nov 5 (Reuters) – Kroger Co (KR.N) is looking into the publication of a fake press release, claiming the acceptance of bitcoin cash at its stores, the grocer said on Friday, after becoming the second major retailer in recent weeks... Read more

Marks & Spencer introduces staff pronouns on name badges

Marks & Spencer diversity managers have begun introducing staff pronoun badges as part of a nationwide drive. Employees at M&S stores and offices can have their preferred pronoun printed on their badges, which feature the M&S logo, a first name... Read more

Stepdaughter of IRA supporter cast as The Crown’s Countess Mountbatten

In a mea culpa published in February, Greenslade explained how his support for the republican cause “and the use of physical force” had followed a journey that began when he fell in love with Noreen McElhone in 1971.  Noreen, wrote... Read more

West Ham 3-2 Liverpool: Hammers move third with stunning win as Liverpool’s 25-game unbeaten run ends

West Ham outfought and out-thought Liverpool to leapfrog their opponents into third in the Premier League with a 3-2 victory, ending the Reds’ 25-game unbeaten run. It was the archetypal West Ham performance, punctuated with potency on the counter-attack and... Read more

Why there’s much to love about St Lucia’s natural wonders

St Lucia. Romance. The two have long been woven together. And that’s because the island has been so successful conjuring up its mercurial mix of welcome, charm and character-filled hotels – a unique variation on the seductiveness of all the... Read more

Met Police urged to launch ‘cash for honours’ investigation amid fresh scrutiny of Conservative peerages

The Metropolitan Police have been urged to launch a “cash for honours” investigation following fresh scrutiny of the Conservative Party’s award of peerages. A Sunday Times report showed 15 of the last 16 of the Conservative Party’s treasurers have been... Read more

This is the winter to book an early-season ski course

The social side of these courses is as much a motivation as technical refreshment. Simon Hotchin, a 58-year-old nuclear fusion expert, will attend his 13th Première Neige Clinic this year – I’ve kept in touch since we met. He told... Read more

A new British hotel is changing the way we think about country houses

Wildhive is the brainchild of delightful hotelier Ed Burrows and his business partner Charles Randall, with the backing of wealthy investors. As well as the 15 lovely bedrooms in the house, there are wooden “hives” and treehouses – very rustic... Read more

Oxford row over multi-million pound Mosley donations sparks call for state intervention

A professor at the University of Oxford has told Sky News the government may need to step in to ensure that institutions do not accept donations from morally questionable sources. Professor Lawrence Goldman, emeritus fellow in history at St Peter’s... Read more

007 vs Pravda: the Soviet Union’s bizarre obsession with James Bond

The flowering of James Bond’s cultural dominance at the height of the Cold War did much to make the work of Soviet propagandists easier. There was no need to slog away at inventing examples of Western decadence when, on the... Read more

Why getting cold this winter could be the secret to better health

As a bonus, the more time you spend in the cold, the less you feel it. Once the volunteers had adapted to the colder temperatures, they found the cold room warm and comfortable.  Visitors, however, might not. “People who come... Read more

Climate change: Texas landfill site captures methane from rubbish to make dramatic impact on greenhouse gas emissions

I’m outside Houston in Texas watching many tonnes of rubbish being dumped, compacted and buried. Nowhere quite represents a consumer-driven and disposable culture like this. Everyday, rubbish is ditched – along with the responsibility for it. Image: The average American... Read more

‘I can’t stand networking, but I need new contacts – is it time to go back?’

Have you ever played dinner party cricket? The rules are simple. When talking to your neighbour at dinner, if you ask a question, you score a run. If they ask something, you lose a wicket. This is the heart of... Read more

Texas woman accused of shooting and killing neighbour after bouncy castle was allegedly stolen

A woman in Texas has been accused of shooting and killing a neighbour after a bouncy castle was allegedly stolen. Police said they received a call about shots being fired at an address in Austin at 8.10am on 1 November.... Read more

Exclusive: Aston Villa considering Steven Gerrard and Ralph Hasenhuttl as next manager after sacking Dean Smith

Aston Villa are considering Steven Gerrard and Ralph Hasenhuttl to take over as their new manager, after sacking Dean Smith. Gerrard, currently in charge of Rangers, and Hassenhuttl, the Southampton head coach, both feature highly on Villa’s wishlist as they seek... Read more

Afghanistan to launch four-day polio vaccination programme as Taliban tries to improve its profile

Afghanistan is launching a four-day polio vaccination campaign, the Taliban-run public health ministry says. Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan are the only two countries in the world where the crippling disease remains endemic. Vaccination teams face difficulties in both places but... Read more