Everton agree £20m fee to sign Abdoulaye Doucouré from Watford

Carlo Ancelotti continues transformation of his midfieldDoucouré expected to be joined by Allan and James Rodríguez Everton have made further progress in their efforts to transform Carlo Ancelotti’s midfield by agreeing a fee of around £20m with Watford for Abdoulaye Doucouré. Doucouré was wanted by Everton last summer and is understood to have agreed personal […]

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Doctors offer practical advice on reaching peak performance during surgical training

Studies show that athletes and musicians achieve peak performance not only by constant practice but also by setting specific goals, engaging with strong mentors and cultivating the attributes of perseverance, stoicism and grit. Could incorporating these principles into the training of surgeons improve their residency experience and make them better doctors? Philip Louie, MD, who […]

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BL adds noise cancellation and improved sweat resistance to its latest true wireless earbuds

JBL claims they deliver powerful bass and solid voice call quality JBL isn’t a newcomer to true wireless earbuds, but today the company is announcing several new sets with noise cancellation at prices that reflect just how competitive the market has become. The JBL Club Pro Plus earbuds ($199.95) have adaptive noise cancellation and “a […]

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The World’s First Happiness Museum Opened In Copenhagen, And It’s Bound To Put A Smile On Your Face

Happiness, like art, is often subjective, but unlike art, happiness isn’t something you’d expect to find hanging in a museum. Or, at least it wasn’t until an entire museum devoted to happiness opened in Copenhagen this past July. The Happiness Research Institute—yes, there really is such a thing—is the driving force behind the new project. […]

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Manchester United sign Donny van de Beek from Ajax for initial £34.7m

Netherlands midfielder is club’s first summer signingUnited could pay a further €5m in add-ons Manchester United have completed the signing of the Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, paying €39m (£34.7m) plus a possible €5m in add-ons to secure the Netherlands international on a five-year contract. The 23-year-old is already hugely experienced, having joined the […]

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Partnership leverages evidence-based practices to improve long-term care quality

A study published in the Journal of the Medical Directors Association demonstrated that a partnership between long-term care organizations in two countries working in collaboration with researchers and national health care organizations can generate changes that improve quality of care for residents. Authors of “The Seniors Quality Leap Initiative: An International Collaborative to Improve Quality […]

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Deutsche Boerse wants power to name and shame in Wirecard’s wake

FRANKFURT – Germany’s exchange operator wants the power to name and shame companies in the wake of the Wirecard (WDIG.DE) scandal, the chief of Deutsche Boerse (DB1Gn.DE) said on Wednesday. Theodor Weimer, outlining a series of reforms he was pondering in the aftermath of the country’s biggest post-war corporate fraud, said other exchanges around the […]

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New Guinea’s Mysterious Singing Dogs Are Not In Fact Extinct As Scientists Find Their Brothers

Scientists’ fears of genetic diversity loss among zoo-kept populations of New Guinea Singing dogs have been abated after another island dog pack, found loitering around a gold mine, was found to have nearly identical genetics. The plaintive, lazy, haunting wail of the mysterious and reclusive singing dogs of New Guinea was once heard throughout the […]

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