A tribute to Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Bannister passed away peacefully on 3 March, aged 88, his family has announced.   Sir Roger Bannister had a special connection to the hospitals of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. It was during his time at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School (from 1951 to 1955) that he became the first person in history to … Read more

12 (Non-Sexual) Uses for 900 Numbers in Decades Past

The term “900 number” probably conjures up images of phone sex operators or, even worse, teen heartthrobs tricking young girls into running up their parents’ phone bills. But during the 1980s and 1990s, the heyday of 900 numbers, callers could do all sorts of things simply by dialing 1-900 and having a charge added to … Read more

Apple employee fired over antisemitic Instagram message: ‘You sneak into countries’

A pro-Israel watchdog is taking credit for the dismissal of an Apple employee who took to Instagram to condemn “Zionists” for being “murderers and thieves.” Natasha Dach has been removed from Apple’s employee directory after her social media post was unearthed by StopAntisemitism, a representative of the group told The Post. A screenshot of Dach’s social media posts … Read more

‘He’s so evil’: Mother of Toronto toddler who died after eating poisoned breakfast cereal speaks out after sentencing hearing

The mother of a Toronto toddler who died after eating breakfast cereal laced with sodium nitrite said there are “so many questions” left unanswered following a hearing in a downtown courtroom that saw the man responsible sentenced to life in prison. “I’m so sad and also happy for what the Judge decided for today,” Maurine … Read more

US consumers keep spending despite high prices and their own gloomy outlook

A flow of recent data from the U.S. government has made one thing strikingly clear: A surge in consumer spending is fueling strong growth, demonstrating a resilience that has confounded economists, Federal Reserve officials and even the sour sentiments that Americans themselves have expressed in opinion polls. Yet economists caution that such vigorous spending isn’t likely to continue in … Read more

Former Metro Atlanta church leader accused of molesting 15-year-old boy

An Acworth man who once had a leadership role at a popular Cobb County church has been arrested. Even more concerning, Cobb Police have charged him with four counts of child molestation for his alleged encounters with a 15-year-old boy who attended the church. Cobb County police arrested Marcus Turner on Oct. 6. A spokesperson for Worship with Wonders Church confirmed … Read more