Author: fullerdalbert

Lorry driver killed two after playing games on his phone at the wheel

A HGV driver crashed into a school minibus, killing a teacher and pupil because he ‘was checking Facebook and playing games on his phone’, a court has heard. James Majury, 33, was said to have been distracted by apps including Sky Sports and Facebook from the moment he set off on his journey, to about […]

Lightning win again but Kucherov, Cirelli exit with injuries

PITTSBURGH — Thanks to a 37-save effort from Andrei Vasilevskiy and a game-winning goal from Yanni Gourde to snap what had been a 35-game goal drought, the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their winning current winning streak to eight games with a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. The Lightning are now 20-3-3 […]

Dancer who uses a wheelchair wants to show disabled women are sexy

Nila Morton was dancing in her wheelchair one day when a troll told her she looked ‘weird’. So the 21-year-old dance enthusiast, from South Carolina, decided to hide away. But now Nila, who has a rare condition called Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy, is done hiding. She shared images of herself online and was surprised to […]

Tech giants face probe into deals going back a decade

Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Microsoft are facing fresh scrutiny over whether they stifled competition by buying up smaller rivals. The Federal Trade Commission has asked the firms to hand over information about a decade of deals, warning it could lead to action being taken. The tech giants already face several government investigations into whether […]

Nikola shows off Badger EV concept, combines hydrogen fuel cell tech and batteries to go 600-miles

Arizona-based Nikola Motors first appeared on the map in 2016 with their electric semi and 4×4 UTV concepts and now the company has another concept on its hands with the Badger pickup truck. The vehicle is said to be in early stages of development for which Nikola is targeting the following specs: 600 miles on blended FCEV/BEV 300 miles […]

British man fighting for life ‘after snowboarder beat him with ski pole’

A British man is in a critical condition after being bludgeoned on the slopes by a snowboarder wielding a ski pole. The unnamed 55-year-old was attacked just as the piste was closing on the Zillertal Arena in Rohrberg in Austria. It is thought a row erupted when the snowboarder, who may have been in a […]

Jimmie Johnson says he wants to race INDYCAR in 2021 after NASCAR

AUSTIN, Texas – As seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson prepares for his final Daytona 500, he already is thinking about his “bucket list” in 2021. Atop Johnson’s bucket list after retiring from full-time NASCAR competition this year? The chance to drive an Indy car and potentially compete in a handful of NTT INDYCAR Series […]

Man turns chewing gum on London streets into intricate works of art

When most of us come across discarded chewing gum in public, we usually step right over it. Ben Wilson, however, sets up shop. That’s because he’s an artist turning even the ugliest things into intricate works of art. The 57-year-old Englishman has toured London for the past 15 years sculpting and repainting scraps of gum […]

Ocado boss Tim Steiner bags £54m bonus

The boss of online shopping company Ocado has bagged a £54m bonus, despite his firm posting a bruising £214.5m loss last year. Tim Steiner got the windfall after an incentive scheme tied to the firm’s share price paid out. It comes on top of a further £4.7m in salary and other bonuses for Mr Steiner, […]

Ransomware attacks jumped 41% last year as average payments reached $190,946

The revelation comes from a New York Times report that examines the increase in recent ransomware attacks. According to security firm Coveware, the average payment for decryption keys to unlock files was $84,116 in the last quarter of 2019, double what it was during the previous quarter. In the last month of the year, that […]