Why August Is Actually A Good Month To Find A Job

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By Kirstie McDermott Your mind might be at the beach even if your body is firmly at your desk: August is the laziest of the summer months, and with record-breaking UK temperatures this season – a new record-high temperature of 40.3°C was set at Coningsby, Lincolnshire, on 28th July – the heatwave has continued with parts of the UK under an amber extreme heat warning last week and hosepipe bans are also in place across southern England. So you might be thinking it’s not a great time to be looking for a new job: traditionally, recruitment has a couple of peaks: the spring months of March, April,… Read More “Why August Is Actually A Good Month To Find A Job”

Look: Antonio Brown Reacts To George Pickens’ Celebration

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By Matt Hladik George Pickens found the end zone for the first time in a Steelers uniform last night, and when he did, he paid tribute to Antonio Brown. Pickens, a second-round rookie wideout from Georgia, caught three passes for 43 yards, including a 26-yard touchdown, in Pittsburgh’s 32-25 preseason win over the Seattle Seahawks. After scoring to put the Steelers up 14-0, Pickens broke out one of Antonio Brown’s trademark dances. “It’s just the first thing that popped into my mind. I think it’s trending right now,” Pickens said after the game. “We’ve been joking around with it as a team. So … Read More “Look: Antonio Brown Reacts To George Pickens’ Celebration”

MLB Reacts To Albert Pujols’ Performance Sunday

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By Daniel Bates Twenty-one years later, The Machine’s still got it. On Sunday, Albert Pujols turned back the clocks with a two-homer performance; smacking the first one into Big Mac Land and launching the second 443 feet to left-center. The MLB World was loving it. “ALBERT PUJOLS WITH A MOON SHOT,” tweeted DraftKings Sportsbook. “ALBERT PUJOLS! THAT’S IT. THAT’S THE TWEET!” “FIRE ME UP ALBERT PUJOLS!!” said Ben Verlander. “Pujols is making a STATEMENT today,” tweeted FOX Sports: MLB. “Albert Pujols just brought the house down,” commented Brenden Schaeffer. “That was one of the most epic bat ho… Read More “MLB Reacts To Albert Pujols’ Performance Sunday”

Is This Synthetic Biology Pioneer On The Right Track?

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By Maxx Chatsko Amyris is showing progress in one key area, but it may not be enough. The liquidity bubble of 2021 had many trendy favorites. That included synthetic biology pioneer Amyris (AMRS) – Get Amyris Inc. Report , which has notched several head-turning accomplishments in the laboratory. The industrial biotech company genetically engineers microbes to produce useful chemicals, such as cosmetic or food ingredients. It has yeast strains capable of producing cannabinoid ingredients, which are more commonly associated with cannabis plants. Another makes a cosmetic ingredient that’s commonl… Read More “Is This Synthetic Biology Pioneer On The Right Track?”

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, ‘India’s Warren Buffett’, dies at 62

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By Rupam Jain and M. Sriram MUMBAI (Reuters) -India’s best-known stock investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, dubbed the country’s Warren Buffett, died on Sunday, prompting an outpouring of tributes for a self-made billionaire whose fortunes rose with the country’s economy. Jhunjhunwala died at the age of 62, a week after the launch of his budget airline, Akasa Air. He had looked and sounded frail promoting the carrier. The cause of his death was not immediately known. He is survived by his wife, whom he used to call his only client, and three children. He leaves stakes in around three dozen Indian com… Read More “Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, ‘India’s Warren Buffett’, dies at 62”

Cash-strapped Britons give up pets as living costs soar

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By Muvija M LONDON (Reuters) – Stood on her hind legs to greet any prospective owner who might approach her glass-doored kennel, Harriet is a black English cocker spaniel abandoned as a deepening cost-of-living crisis pushes growing numbers of Britons to part with their pets. She was found running along a busy road in London after witnesses saw her pushed out of a car and is one of 206 dogs and 164 cats currently being looked after at rehoming centres run by the Battersea animal charity. It is a similar story at other centres across the country – with some seeing record inquiries for dog and c… Read More “Cash-strapped Britons give up pets as living costs soar”

Cash-strapped Britons give up pets as living costs soar

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By Muvija M LONDON (Reuters) – Stood on her hind legs to greet any prospective owner who might approach her glass-doored kennel, Harriet is a black English cocker spaniel abandoned as a deepening cost-of-living crisis pushes growing numbers of Britons to part with their pets. She was found running along a busy road in London after witnesses saw her pushed out of a car and is one of 206 dogs and 164 cats currently being looked after at rehoming centres run by the Battersea animal charity. It is a similar story at other centres across the country – with some seeing record inquiries for dog and c… Read More “Cash-strapped Britons give up pets as living costs soar”

Look: Little League Player’s Outfit Went Viral This Week

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By Daniel Bates Who needs batting gloves? During last weekend’s Little League World Series game between Wyoming and Utah, Wyoming’s Aydin Jeffress smacked a home run to deep left in yellow work gloves. “You know when you see a kid from Wyoming wearing leather ranching work gloves, he’s hitting dingers,” one user tweeted. The clip started to go viral around the baseball World throughout the week. “Hey Tractor Supply y’all better sign this kid to an NIL deal…” tweeted John Brubaker. “To do list: Feed the cows, Fix the fence, Shoe the horses, Hit a dinger.” “This kid works 60 hours a week and sho… Read More “Look: Little League Player’s Outfit Went Viral This Week”

Rickie Fowler Has Perfect Response To His Quintuple Bogey On No. 18

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By Daniel Bates It was all good for Rickie Fowler on Saturday… and then the 18th hole happened. Fowler entered the hole in the top 20 of the leaderboard and left it tied for 60th. The five-time PGA winner somehow found a way to card a quintuple bogey to finish things off… something he couldn’t help but poke fun at after the match: How’d you make 9? Well my putt for 8 didn’t break right. Things were an adventure for Fowler on the Par-4 on 18. After driving his first shot into the pond, he followed up his drop with a penalty shot into the water once again. Following an approach that landed 5… Read More “Rickie Fowler Has Perfect Response To His Quintuple Bogey On No. 18”

Look: Photo Of Colts Offensive Linemen Is Going Viral Today

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By Daniel Bates Whatever the Indianapolis Colts do, they can’t break this pair up. During Saturday’s preseason game between Indy and the Bills, Colts linemen Wesley French and Will Fries were aligned just right in the huddle… The screen grab started to go viral over the weekend. “God.. is that you?” asked Darrell Hill. “Guud one,” tweeted Kai Kamaka III. “Name a better duo,” laughed another user. “Nothing will top this,” another commented. Add this one to the list of classics. Read More “Look: Photo Of Colts Offensive Linemen Is Going Viral Today”