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Built in Britain! Red Bull unveils £5mn UK-made hypercar to rival F1 car performance

The Advanced Technologies arm of Red Bull’s Formula 1 team has announced it will launch its own £5million hypercar, set to be rolled out in 2025. Red Bull’s factory in Milton Keynes will manufacture this limited edition two-seated RB-17, with only 50 cars built for civilian use rather than professional Formula 1 racing. However, the […]

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Science

Scientists Have Measured a Perceptual Ability Called ‘O’. How Good Is Yours?

Like snowflakes, no two people are exactly the same. You’re probably used to the idea that people differ substantially in personality and in cognitive abilities – skills like problem-solving or remembering information.   In contrast, there’s a widely held intuition that people vary far less in their ability to recognize, match or categorize objects. Many […]

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Finance

UK trade performance falls to worst level on record in first quarter

The UK’s trade performance this year fell to its worst level since records began, heaping more pressure on sterling in international currency markets. The country’s current account deficit was calculated at 8.3 per cent of gross domestic product in the first quarter of 2022, a deterioration from an average of 2.6 per cent across all […]

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Gaming

Hunt: Showdown update 1.9 improves performance, audio, balance

Some significant – and possibly contentious – changes are on the way to weird west survival game Hunt: Showdown. Update 1.9 is now available on the Hunt: Showdown test server, and it includes changes to weapon balance, spawns, matchmaking, performance, audio systems, and more. One of the biggest updates in 1.9 is improvements to player […]

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Science

Report Tracks New Mexico Environment Department’s FY22 Q3 Performance In Protecting Public Health, Environment

NMED New: SANTA FE — The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) released the third quarter update of its performance assessment report that offers the public, stakeholders, and legislators the opportunity to track the Department’s progress in protecting public health and the environment.   The new report, developed by NMED’s Office of Strategic Initiatives, is the third […]

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Science

Environment Performance Index 2022: Can it trigger positive changes in environmental-decision making? | In Focus podcast

Kanchi Kohli speaks to us on Environment Performance Index and how valid are the government’s claims that its metrics are biased and unfair to India. Kanchi Kohli speaks to us on Environment Performance Index and how valid are the government’s claims that its metrics are biased and unfair to India. The 2022 Environment Performance Index […]

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UK

People are losing their minds over this recent and highly questionable viral Guns N’ Roses performance

A new video of a recent Guns N’ Roses performance has been making the rounds on TikTok, primarily because…well, it unfortunately doesn’t sound all too impressive. The show took place on June 15 in Stavanger, Norway, as part of the band’s ongoing world tour, and according to TikTok user @norwegianknittingbee, it didn’t go down so well […]

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Business

Tribute performance to Beatles legend George Harrison

The Guildhall Arts Centre will celebrate The Beatles legend George Harrison in a special show. The George Harrison Project will take place on Saturday, July 23, and is a live celebration of songs written and performed by the guitarist. Allan Gifford, drummer in the band and co-founder of the project said: “It’s a bit of […]

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Sports

Petr Cech will leave his role as Technical and Performance Advisor at Chelsea

Petr Cech will leave his role as Technical and Performance Advisor at Chelsea on June 30. Cech is the latest to leave the club following the Todd Boehly-Clearlake takeover after the departures of chairman Bruce Buck and director Marina Granovskaia. Cech said: “It has been a huge privilege to perform this role at Chelsea for […]

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Technology

Cloud adoption linked to stronger firm performance | MIT Sloan

open share links close share links When implementing enterprise-wide technology, executives want to be sure their investment will pay off — and rightfully so, given the time, money, and resources required to get new tech up and running. Evidence about the value of cloud-based services is often anecdotal, based on the experience of a handful […]