How Blaseball’s fantasy sports fever dream is embracing the future

A star pitcher is resurrected from the Hall of Flame. A Hellmouth swallows the state of Utah. Crows descend on Tastykake Stadium, pecking slugger Jessica Telephone out of a peanut shell. This is , the absurdist baseball simulator that captured the most delightfully wacky corners of the internet when it launched in summer 2020. Developed … Read more

Timothée Chalamet Fever Hits Venice as Fans Go Wild: ‘He’s Beautiful and Talented’

It’s Timothée Chalamet Day in Venice. This isn’t a national holiday, but perhaps it should be. It’s just past 1:30 p.m. outside the ’s Sala Casino, and a crowd of youth have set aside work and school commitments to travel into the Lido to catch a glimpse of the American superstar arriving for a press … Read more

‘Inflation Fever’ Is Finally Breaking — But Central Banks Won’t Stop Hiking Rates

(Bloomberg) — Global inflation is finally coming off the boil, even if it’s set to remain far too hot for the liking of the world’s central bankers. As economic growth slows, prices for key raw materials — from oil to copper and wheat — have cooled in recent weeks, taking pressure off the cost of … Read more

Vietnam suspends African swine fever vaccine after pig deaths

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has temporarily suspended the use of its first home-grown African swine fever vaccine after dozens of pigs inoculated with the shots died this month, state media reported on Wednesday. The pigs were among around 600 pigs at several farms in the central province of Phu Yen having been injected with the … Read more

Ho Wang Lee, virologist who isolated the pathogen behind a deadly form of haemorrhagic fever – obituary

Dr Ho Wang Lee, who has died aged 93, was hailed as “Korea’s Pasteur” for his discovery of the pathogen that causes Korean haemorrhagic fever: a viral infection that affected thousands of Korean and United Nations troops during the Korean War. Later known as haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), the illness can lead to … Read more

TechCrunch+ roundup: Pricing strategy, technical due diligence, pitch deck appendix fever

Inflation is at a 40-year high in the U.S., but a 23-ounce can of AriZona iced tea still costs 99 cents. Founder and CEO Don Vultaggio says he plans to keep the price where it’s been since he launched the company 30 years ago. “Consumers don’t need another price increase from a guy like me,” … Read more

‘It’s a fever dream’: Glastonbury revellers celebrate the return to Worthy Farm

I finally understand what people mean by Glastonbury” says festival first-timer Hannah Wright. Stood in front of the with her twin sister and two best friends, waiting for Billie Eilish with thousands of other fans, the 21-year-old says there was a time when she never thought they’d get here. Her friend Dani Murden, from Manchester … Read more