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Want To Better Your Video Game Skills? Read This

If you’ve ever tried to trade in a video game, then you know about the problems associated with it. Most stores that accept trade in games will give you only a small fraction of what the game was originally worth. You can learn how to get rid of your games and still gain a reasonable […]

Sport

Philip Rivers “looked good” at practice, will start Sunday

The Colts are going to be shorthanded on defense against the Titans this weekend, but they will have quarterback Philip Rivers in the lineup. Rivers did not practice on Wednesday because of a toe injury that he suffered in last Sunday’s win over the Packers. The Colts didn’t practice on Thanksgiving, which made Friday a […]

Lifestyle

Scientists reveal regions of the brain where serotonin promotes patience

We’ve all been there. Whether we’re stuck in traffic at the end of a long day, or eagerly anticipating the release of a new book, film or album, there are times when we need to be patient. Learning to suppress the impulse for instant gratification is often vital for future success, but how patience is […]

Business

Currys failed to give voucher for faulty laptop as promised

In mid-September I went to Currys to find out when I would get my computer back (bought in 2012) following a repair. I was told it had been written off but, as I had paid monthly for a Team Knowhow support agreement, I would receive a voucher towards the cost of a replacement. Hearing nothing, […]

Technology

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Nuketown Easter egg revealed before the map is even out

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s Nuketown map doesn’t come out until 24th November – but it’s Easter egg has already been revealed. THERE MAY BE SPOILERS AHEAD. Redditor PimpOutMyPC, who uploaded gameplay footage of Nuketown to their YouTube channel, claimed they glitched into a custom game in order to get into the map. […]

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Gone For a Century, Plant Finally Shows Itself When Conservation Work on ‘Ghost Pond’ Stirs Up Hidden Seed

A rare plant ‘rose from the dead,’ and was found recently in a Norfolk ‘ghost pond’, becoming the first one spotted in a century. Happened upon by a rambling geography professor, its existence could potentially lead to the rediscovery of other hidden plants lost in England’s recent history, and gives hope to conservation botanists. The […]

Sport

Texans will cut Kenny Stills

Wide receiver Kenny Stills was not in the Texans lineup for Thursday’s win because of a quad injury and it doesn’t look like he’ll play any other games for the team because he’s not going to be on the roster much longer. Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com reports that the Texans are cutting Stills. It’s described […]

Lifestyle

Protein regulating inflammation in atherosclerosis identified

The protein CARD8 regulates several inflammatory proteins in people with atherosclerosis. This is shown in a new study by Örebro researchers published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports. “We have shown entirely new functions associated with CARD8. These may be important in the future treatment of atherosclerosis and other inflammatory diseases,” says Örebro researcher Geena […]

Business

At 63, what are my options for paying back an interest-only mortgage?

Q Could you please advise me? I have a property on which I have an interest-only mortgage that ends in three years’ time. To be able to pay back the mortgage I will be forced to sell. I am 63. Are there any other options open to me apart from marrying a super-rich sugar daddy […]

Technology

Why Spider-Man: Miles Morales doesn’t have the Chrysler Building

If you’ve been playing the wonderful Spider-Man: Miles Morales, you may have noticed it doesn’t have the Chrysler Building, when its predecessor, and indeed the remaster of its predecessor, does. What happened? It turns out developer Insomniac wanted to include the iconic Art Deco-style skyscraper in Miles Morales’ virtual New York, but its negotiations with […]