London fire: Some victims will be kept unconscious for days

London fire: Some victims will be kept unconscious for days

Hospital doctors are keeping some casualties from the Grenfell Tower fire unconscious for several days to allow them to recover from the effects of smoke inhalation. Doctors are currently treating 24 casualties in four hospitals: 12 are in a critical condition. All are said to be suffering from damage to the throat, lungs and airways caused by breathing in smoke. This is the major priority for doctors, rather than external burns. In fact, the BBC…

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Tom Cruise's The Mummy gets some grim reviews

Tom Cruise's The Mummy gets some grim reviews

The reboot of The Mummy starring Tom Cruise has received some scathing reviews from critics. The film, which is released in the UK on 25 June, also stars Annabelle Wallis and Russell Crowe. Writing in The Guardian, Peter Bradshaw said: “This has some nice moments but is basically a mess. “The plot sags like an aeon-old decaying limb: a jumble of ideas and scenes from what look like different screenplay drafts.” ‘Monster fail’ Empire was…

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Manchester concerts carry on, but for some it's too soon

Manchester concerts carry on, but for some it's too soon

Media playback is unsupported on your device Bands and fans have returned to Manchester’s music venues, a day after the attack on Manchester Arena – led by Simple Minds, who said cancelling their show would have felt “cowardly”. Many of their fans agreed, saying they would not let the bomb stop them. But hundreds stayed away from the gig because it was “too soon” after 22 people died at an Ariana Grande show. Simple Minds…

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Four-hour accident and emergency waits rise 300% at some hospitals

Four-hour accident and emergency waits rise 300% at some hospitals

The number of patients waiting four or more hours at A&E has risen more than 300% at some hospitals, it has emerged. In total, 2.2 million patients were not seen within the target time in 2015-16 – more than double the one million figure in 2013-2014. The Royal College for Emergency Medicine (RCEM) says there is a “large and systemic problem” caused by a lack of hospital beds. NHS England said hospitals were under pressure…

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Why is Resident Evil 7 so broken on some PS4 Pro hardware?

Why is Resident Evil 7 so broken on some PS4 Pro hardware?

For most people, Resident Evil 7 has been a positive experience regardless of platform. On the PS4, it’s even better thanks to built-in PSVR support. Unfortunately, a small percentage of people running the game on the PS4 Pro are experiencing major graphical glitches. Even worse, neither Capcom nor Sony have been willing to step up to properly deal with this issue. By most estimates, Resident Evil 7 is a well-liked game. It earned a “Good”…

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I am uncompromising. Some can cope, some can't – Brailsford

I am uncompromising. Some can cope, some can't – Brailsford

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended his training methods as an investigation into British Cycling is set to be published. Former technical director Shane Sutton resigned in April over claims of discrimination, which he denies. The findings of a review into an alleged bullying culture at British Cycling are to be published soon. “I’m uncompromising in trying to achieve success,” said Brailsford. “I don’t think I treated people wrongly.” He added: “I don’t…

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7 Restaurants with Some of the Best Views in the World

7 Restaurants with Some of the Best Views in the World

Photo Credit: Banyan Tree At these seven restaurants around the world, the food is just as magnificent as the landscape. And luckily, the views are on the house. Don’t let your food get too cold while you’re off taking pictures… Photo Credit: Banyan Tree #1 Vertigo Bangkok, Thailand What: This isn’t what John Lennon imagined (oh, punny) when he sang, “Above us only sky”, but it’s pretty close. Architecturally made to feel like you’re on top of…

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Some AMD RX 460s can be modded to unlock missing cores, additional performance

Some AMD RX 460s can be modded to unlock missing cores, additional performance

From time to time, AMD and Nvidia release a GPU that can be modded to function like a different class of card. In the old days, there were so-called “soft mods” that could identify consumer GPUs as workstation equivalents to improve compatibility with various applications, and there’ve been a number of GPUs that could be modded via BIOS replacement. These modifications either set new clock rates and memory frequencies or unlock additional cores within the…

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