The Southbank Centre Have Announced The Line-Up For This Year’s London Literature Festival
We all know that autumn is the season for snuggling up on the sofa with a cosy blanket, a cup of tea and a really good book. Well, it just so happens that it’s also the season to get yourself down to the Southbank Centre for one of the most talked about events in the literary calendar: the London Literature Festival.
It’s here! Testing the first AMD laptop with USB4
It’s been a long road, getting from there to here. “There” being full, official support for high-speed USB4 data transfers on an AMD-powered laptop, and “here” being the day that we can finally use it. Gordon’s finally got his hands on just such a laptop, the latest Razer Blade 14 with an AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS CPU. And it has USB4 support out of the box, no beta motherboard BIOS update required.
Celebrating the 40th-year anniversary of Dave Righetti July 4th no-hitter
The New York Yankees are a team etched throughout the Major League Baseball history books. Most recently, Domingo Germán pitched a perfect game against the Oakland Athletics, which pushed the Bronx Bombers into first place among all MLB teams in perfect games thrown. But a special anniversary is coming up on America’s Independence Day, and that’s the 40th year since Dave Righetti’s impressive no-hitter against the Yankees’ biggest rivals, the Boston Red Sox.
New Georgia laws, including tough gang penalties and transgender care restrictions, begin July 1
Controversial new Georgia laws taking effect on Saturday will impose stiffer criminal penalties for convictions connected to street gangs, create new restrictions on doctors providing medical care for transgender children and also establish a new commission that will scrutinize prosecutors’ decisions.
With legalization on the horizon, a child psychologist reflects on hazards of teen marijuana use
Sarah Paper is comfortable with uncomfortable situations. As an Allina Health child psychologist, she sees young patients at a range of ages, but her area of specialty is working with teens. While some adults like to avoid interactions with adolescents, Paper said she thrives on her time with them — even the most challenging ones.
6 Popular Royal-Inspired Wedding Rings for the Modern Bride
With the allure of centuries-old tradition, there’s an extraordinary ring that captures the essence of a royal wedding. Every detail of this sublime creation tells a story of love, unity and majesty. From the carefully selected gemstones that symbolize passion and fidelity, to the design elements carefully crafted to honor the rich history of the royal family, this extraordinary ring transcends time and embodies the epitome of sophistication.
GeologicAI closes $20-million Series A to develop AI-powered robot geologists
Calgary-based mining tech startup GeologicAI has secured $20 million in Series A funding from Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) to help meet the rising demand for critical minerals.
Behind The Bear: the culinary history of Chicago River North
Welcome back to “The Bear,” FX’s most-watched half-hour series, starring the charismatic Jeremy Allen White as burned-out chef / prodigal cuz, Carmy Berzatto. In Season 2 we are returned to what was once an old-school Italian beef spot.
Best PCIe 4.0 SSDs 2023: Up your storage game
Most computers and storage drives still use the common SATA or PCIe 3.0 interfaces to sling your bits of data around, but if you’re lucky enough to own a relatively modern PC, you might be able to upgrade to a solid-state drive (SSD) built on the insanely fast PCIe 4.0 protocol.
Democrats’ new primary calendar remains unresolved. The party insists that’s OK
New Hampshire is in open rebellion. Georgia is all but out. South Carolina and Nevada are on board but face stiff Republican pushback. Michigan’s compliance may mean having to cut the state legislative session short, despite Democrats controlling both chambers and the governor’s mansion.