News

Pizza delivery man, 89, gets $12,000 tip – what’s wrong with this story?

When an 89-year-old pizza delivery man was tipped $12,000 by a stranger on TikTok, it was framed as a heartwarming story. Derlin Newey had taken up a 30-hour week working as a pizza delivery man in Utah, and gained some loyal customers – and one family happened to have a pretty big TikTok following. The […]

Lifestyle

Q&A: Rotator cuff tears—treatment and recovery

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’m a 49-year-old man, and I’ve played tennis for many years without any injuries. But a few weeks ago, I developed pain in my shoulder during a match and was diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear. My doctor recommended rest and ice. That doesn’t seem to be helping much, and the pain […]

Business

Judge to rule whether Uber deserves new London licence

A judge is set to tell Uber UBER.N on Monday whether it has won back its London operating licence after it was removed over safety concerns, the latest stage of a long-running battle with the regulator in one of its most important markets. Transport for London (TfL) refused in 2019 to grant the Silicon Valley-based […]

Technology

Amid PS5 pre-order chaos, scalpers are selling consoles with huge markups

Perhaps it was inevitable: pre-orders for the PlayStation 5 have been a bit of a mess – and scalpers are taking advantage. Pre-orders for the PS5 went live late on Wednesday night UK time – before Sony had officially announced they had begun. This sparked a scramble from those desperately trying to secure their pre-order. […]

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How we made: Cool Runnings, the comedy classic about the Jamaica bobsled team

Jon Turteltaub, directorI was at film school prepping my final project when I saw the Jamaican bobsled team competing at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. I remember thinking: “These athletes don’t seem to think they’re as funny as everyone else does.” That’s what stuck in my head: how often do any of us step […]