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November 1, 2017 11:37 PM Ederson, Stones, Otamendi, Sterling all rate 9/10 in Man City win at Napoli

This was a historic performance from Manchester City and not just because of Sergio Aguero breaking the club's all-time scoring record. This may well go down in the future as the night City confirmed their status as proper contenders for football's greatest title. Pushed and tested to the limit by a Napoli side that had plenty of guile, City came through 2347

November 1, 2017 2:04 PM Nintendo’s New World, From The Switch To Phone Games To Theme Parks

Nintendo U.S. president Reggie Fils-Aimé on why the Switch is a hit—and how all the moving parts of the company’s business fit together. As president and COO of Nintendo of America since 2006, Reggie Fils-Aimé has seen a lot of history—from the era-defining success of the Wii console to the Wii U’s underwhelming reception to the arrival of the company’s 113

October 30, 2017 6:04 PM Kevin Spacey’s House of Cards

It’s Monday, and that five-hour World Series game has me more emotionally drained than after I watched Toy Story 3. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling our Kevin Spacey stories, worrying about how worried Jimmy Kimmel is, and welcoming Jordan Peele to Oscars season. As the Harvey Weinstein scandal expands, many in Hollywood have been inspired 101

October 29, 2017 10:40 AM Meningitis advice after baby's devastating prognosis 'worst in 25 years'

Stroud-based charity Meningitis Now has highlighted the signs and symptoms for parents Parents of a baby struck by meningitis are coming to terms with being told their little girl will lose all of her limbs, her sight and hearing, and suffer 90 per cent brain damage in the worst case doctors have seen in 25 years. Ten-month-old Kia Gott has already had her right 76

October 25, 2017 5:56 AM Will Zanu PF infighting end cult politics, hero-worshipping?

Although, much to the pride of African dignity, there have been a few bright examples of what leadership and governance is all about, such as in Botswana and Namibia, the vast majority of states have been nothing, but an embarrassment to politics on the continent. In fact, this may possibly be a typically African people’s flaw, as it transcends the political 90

October 23, 2017 6:14 PM Weinstein scandal puts nondisclosure agreements in the spotlight

Harvey Weinstein. Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. Bill Cosby. The Catholic church. All were able to skirt years and sometimes decades of allegations of sexual harassment or assault through the use of settlements or contracts that included nondisclosure agreements: legal provisions that swear employees or alleged victims to secrecy. Those cases — and especially 75

October 22, 2017 8:14 AM The product design of Google's Pixel family seems like an afterthought — but that might just be ok

Google recently announced several new hardware products at an event in San Francisco on October 4. From smartphones to convertible laptops and digital assistant-powered earbuds, the Mountain View company had it all. The company's SVP for hardware and products, Rick Osterloh, told The Verge that the company is serious about hardware, and one of the ways it's showing 68

October 18, 2017 7:20 AM Ed Sheeran cancels Asia tour dates after cycling accident

Ed Sheeran says he is "unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future" after breaking his arm in a cycling accident. The star came off his bike, reportedly after being struck by a car, at the weekend. "A visit to my doctors confirmed fractures in my right wrist and left elbow," he said on Instagram, alongside a picture of his arm in a cast. So far, dates 70

October 13, 2017 3:40 PM Magic mushrooms might help depression by resetting the brain

Brain connectivity disintegrates while you’re on the drug, then comes together afterward Magic mushrooms might help depressed patients by helping them “reset” their brains, according to a new study that uses brain scans to look at the lasting effects of psychedelics. Scientists at Imperial College London gave psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic 66

October 12, 2017 3:01 PM Rose McGowan blocked from Twitter after tweeting about Harvey Weinstein and Ben Affleck

As a growing number of women accuse Harvey Weinstein of predatory behavior, actress Rose McGowan has used Twitter account to rally support for the women like her who are now naming themselves as his victims. On the flip side of that support was her Twitter wrath toward Ben Affleck, who released a statement denouncing Weinstein this week. “You lie,” she said in one tweet 77