UFC Fight Island 2 results: Deiveson Figueiredo puts on savage performance, chokes out Joseph Benavidez to become UFC flyweight champion

A new flyweight champion has finally been crowned, and his name is Deiveson Figueiredo. It’s been a long road to the gold for Figueiredo, who had already defeated Joseph Benavidez back in February but failed to capture the belt because he missed weight for the fight. Five months later, the Brazilian returned for a rematch […]

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for butter beans with salsa verde

Hannah, my recipe tester, has a good poker face. Her job involves bullet-proofing them by inserting comments such as “250g net prepared weight”, which would leave no cook in doubt. Rarely does she break from this and use exclamation marks and excitable phrases – with the exception of this recipe, which came back to me […]

U.S. judge approves transfer of jailed former VW executive to Germany

A U.S. judge in Detroit on Thursday approved the transfer to Germany of a former Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) executive imprisoned in the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal. In 2017, the U.S.-based VW executive Oliver Schmidt, who oversaw emissions issues, was sentenced to seven years in prison and fined $400,000, the maximum possible under a plea deal […]

Microsoft drops the Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition from its catalog

Although next-gen consoles are just around the corner, Sony and Microsoft will likely continue to sell current-gen devices until the demand has completely fizzled out. However, Microsoft is aiming to streamline production by eliminating slightly more niche Xbox One models from its line-up.In a statement to The Verge, the console maker confirmed that it will […]

Feeling Stressed? Iceland is Broadcasting People’s Yells of Frustration to Their Scenic Wilderness

Whether it’s stressing about world affairs or COVID-19 social restrictions, some people might be experiencing an inordinate amount of frustration this week—which is why an Icelandic tourism company is offering up a strange, but fulfilling new source of stress relief. People from all over the world are recording their yells of frustration so they can […]

UFC Fight Island 2 in tweets: Pros react to Deiveson Figueiredo flyweight title win, Jack Hermansson’s heel hook

The UFC’s third card on Yas Island is officially a wrap. With the men’s 125-pound division still without a champion, fans were hoping to finally see a belt wrapped around a flyweight fighter by the end of the night as Deiveson Figueiredo‏‏‎ and Joseph Benavidez made the walk to the octagon. Right out of the […]

From rarebit crumpets to prawn buns: Yotam Ottolenghi’s sandwich recipes

I wish I could say there’s a perfect sandwich ratio – 1:1 bread to filling, or something. But some are preposterously filling-heavy (think big deli sandwich stack), while others lean clearly more towards the casing (see my carrot cake sandwiches below). Some are open-faced, while others do without bread altogether, which begs the question: does […]

With shift toward merit-based pay, Japan’s Hitachi to drop old ways

Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) is moving to scrap a remnant of one of Japan Inc’s most famous practices: seniority-based pay. The change reflects Hitachi’s transformation from a hardware-focused manufacturer into a services business and highlights the realisation that for many Japanese firms old-school human resources practices aren’t practical. The 110-year old conglomerate also needs to align […]

T-Mobile joins the war on robocalls with Scam Shield mobile app

As the FCC continues to pass regulations to fight robocallers, carriers are ramping up efforts on their ends. Several have already fully implemented the SHAKEN/STIR authentication network into their infrastructures. Many are also beginning to incorporate authentication into their mobile software packages. T-Mobile is the most recent with its upcoming Scam Shield app.T-Mobile is upping […]

Giant Floating Balloons Will Bring Internet Access to 20,000 Square Miles in Remote Kenya

Some of the most remote parts of Kenya will be showered with internet connectivity thanks to a fleet of giant balloons deployed by Google. The tech company’s Loon Project will be using large airborne balloons that are in constant motion to broadcast mobile internet at download speeds of up to 18.9 mbps to benefit parts […]