- NewsBleacher Report
Major League Baseball has a strikeout problem. Or, at least, it has a serious strikeout situation. Prior to 1998, total leaguewide strikeouts had never eclipsed 30,000. Since '98, they've done so every season...
- U.S.The Telegraph
A FOUR-YEAR-OLD boy died of sepsis after a "rude" 111 call handler failed to tell his mother to take him to hospital or send an ambulance to his home. Sherry Keane, 28, rang the health advice line in a panic after her son Jaydan-Lee developed a rash, vomited, appeared lethargic and began gasping for breath. But she put him to bed with calpol after claiming the "rude" worker failed to realise how seriously ill he was, talked over her and didn't call an ambulance to respond. Paramedics rushed Jaydan-Lee to hospital when he was found unresponsive the next day. He was given CPR and taken to Aintree University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A post-mortem revealed he died of meningococcal septicaemia. An investigation later found Jaydan-Lee would have likely survived if an ambulance had been dispatched by the 111 handler. At an inquest into his death, the coroner said: "During this consultation, the adviser failed to identity, explore and action several red flags. She failed to probe and access the information required in order to complete a proper assessment. It was quite evident the adviser did not listen and question effectively." The finding was supported by an internal investigation ordered by the NHS trust. A narrative verdict was recorded. Mrs Keane, from Liverpool, sued North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust for medical negligence and received £15,000 compensation when they admitted liability.
- CelebrityThe Independent
James Corden is being considered to replace Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show following accusations of bullying against the host, according to reports.The Ellen DeGeneres Show is currently undergoing an internal investigation after a Buzzfeed report cited multiple former employees who claimed they had experienced racism, bullying and sexual harassment.
Total Bellas stars Nikki Bella and Brie Bella almost did it. The twin sisters — who got pregnant within a week and a half of each other and chronicled their pregnancies with sweet twinning baby bump photos — almost gave birth at the same time. Almost, but not quite. As it turns out, first-time mom-to-be […]
- SciencePopular Mechanics
Two words: nitrogen tetroxide.
- CelebrityWomen's Health
It's called the tkndancechallenge, and that choreography is no joke.
In early 2012, Shoprite, the largest supermarket chain on the continent, believed it could expand its footprint in Nigeria up to 700 outlets. But eight years later, that outlook is very different as the South Africa-owned retail giant is discontinuing operations in Nigeria as it considers reducing or selling its entire stake in the Nigerian division. The company says the move is part of a “re-evaluation” of its operating model in Nigeria.
- ScienceThe Conversation
Our breakthrough discovery has found that sperm aren't "swimmers" after all.