Promoted: Luxury brand 8Js is inspired by racing, worn by racers

The name for the brand, 8Js, has been inspired by eight heroes of motorsport who competed in the sport’s most daring and glamourous time: the 1960s and 1970s. Those eight drivers are Jackie Stewart, James Hunt, Jack Brabham, Jochen Rindt, Jim Clark, Jo Siffert, John Surtees and Jacky Ickx – who in turn raced with charisma […]

The best Microsoft Surface Pro deals and bundles for December 2020

Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Generation) This Surface Pro represents the fifth generation of Microsoft’s 2-in-1 and the oldest one that you can still easily find new, although it doesn’t officially bear a numbered “Surface Pro 5” moniker. Our review team stated that the fifth-gen Microsoft Surface Pro was the best 2-in-1 available at the time […]

Big back tats and stripy ravens: the best bits of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s settlement

This includes the Hidden Ones Bureau, which feels like a reworked version of the mercenaries in Odyssey. Build this and you’ll be able to take on assassination missions to eliminate the Order of the Ancients. Honestly, I’m unsure what they’re beefing about, but it must be quite bad. I’m pretty sure I encountered a member […]

Maryland health officers raced to stop coronavirus-positive boy from boarding plane

The CDC said in new guidance it is recommending that if people do end up traveling, they should get tested one to three days before travel and three to five days afterward. People who do not get tested should cut down on nonessential activities for 10 days after travel.

Tote raises £20m to fund ambitious bet on move into football

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The Vulture Transcript: Whit Stillman on

It’s been fourteen years since Whit Stillman last explored the aspirants to high society in The Last Days of Disco. And, oh, his clever banter and twee worldview have been missed. In his fourth film, Damsels in Distress, the auteur behind Metropolitan and Barcelona takes on the plight of female co-eds at the fictional Seven […]

Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono: Monocultural sports coverage has marginalised Māori stars

“It attracts global audiences because it’s the pinnacle of indigenous performance. Yet we don’t celebrate it as sport here. But haka is sport for Māori… and because it attracts people from Australia, it’s like a world cup… It’s the biggest stage for Māori sport that we have, yet there’s very little media coverage.”

Apple’s ludicrous demand in next trial: Samsung must pay $40 per smartphone

“The only reason Apple is bringing this motion is because the licensing data is completely inconsistent with the idea that anyone would pay $40 for five smartphone patents per unit,” said Samsung lawyer Scott Watson, according to the transcript. “Apple shouldn’t be permitted to just throw up a huge number and then sit down and […]

Football fans CAN return to live games from December 2 with Premier League stadiums open as rules and tiers change

But allowing just 2,000 fans in Tottenham’s 62,000-capacity stadium might make it more expensive to re-open than to keep the ground shut out until that maximum attendance number is bigger.

Jurors see one final clash in $2 billion

Apple is seeking $2.2 billion in damages from Samsung, its biggest competitor. Samsung turned the smartphone market into a “two-horse race” by copying, according to Apple lawyers. Apple already won around $930 million from a bruising 2012 jury verdict against Samsung, combined with a 2013 re-trial on some damages issues.