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Stipe Miocic believes he should be first option for potential Brock Lesnar comeback fight

Even as the current ruler of the UFC’s heavyweight division, Stipe Miocic is hesitant to call his shots. That said, if Brock Lesnar does decide to return to the octagon,

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Researchers develop treatment for canine ocular condition using turmeric

Researchers at Texas A&M University have produced a therapeutic derived from turmeric, a spice long-praised for its natural anti-inflammatory properties, that shows promise in decreasing ocular inflammation in dogs suffering

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They have Netflix, we have Tesco. Buy Apple, sell British Gas

The phrase “wiped off” made an inglorious return last night. Apple shares, along with other tech stocks, fell heavily for reasons analysts struggled to explain. (As usual). Apple was down

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Brilliantly tactile, Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows feels like a new genre of game-as-interface

The setup is this: you’re playing through the history of the Night’s Watch, set thousands of years before the events of George R.R. Martin’s books and HBO’s TV show, around

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This English Dad Grew a Towering Sunflower Taller Than His 2-Story House When His Son Asked Him to

When your young son asks you to grow a sunflower “as tall as the house” you do what you can. But nobody expected a plant like a magic beanstalk that

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Michel Pereira not interested in rematch with ‘coward’ Diego Sanchez: ‘He’s not on my level’

Michel Pereira enters UFC Vegas 9 on a two-fight losing skid, but the Brazilian welterweight doesn’t feel it in his heart. Pereira battles Zelim Imadaev on Saturday at UFC Vegas

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Radiology research funding has increased—still no association with citation rate

According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), nearly half (47.7%) of the research articles published in major radiology journals declared funding—a proportion that has increased from 17% of articles

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Construction activity slows in August as projects are put on ice

The UK construction industry saw growth slow down in August as businesses put projects on ice. The closely followed IHS Markit/CIPS construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI) hit a reading of

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Offbeat multi-biographical indie Welcome to Elk launches this month

After two years of development, intriguing indie Welcome to Elk has a release date. If you’ve not heard of it before, Welcome to Elk is an offbeat narrative game with

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It Turns Out Old Hotels Make Perfect Low-Income Housing And This Company is Turning 10 Around

In Branson, Missouri, an old Days Inn hotel which has been vacant for 8 years has found new life, and been given a noble purpose. A Los Angeles-based construction company

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