What’s the best design for splash-free urinal? Physics now has the answer

Enlarge / Can you spot the urinal design with the optimal splash-reducing angle? It’s the one second from right. Mia Shi/University of Waterloo Scientists at the University of Waterloo have determined the optimal design for a splash-free urinal: a tall, slender porcelain structure with curves reminiscent of a nautilus shell, playfully dubbed the “Nauti-loo.” That’s … Read more

‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer-actor Irene Cara dies at 63

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie “Fame” and then belted out the era-defining hit “Flashdance .. .What a Feeling” from 1983’s “Flashdance,” has died. she was 63 Her publicist, Judith A. Moose, announced the news … Read more

Global oil market signals short-term weakness ahead of EU ban on Russian oil

NEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The global oil market is signaling a potential shift, as traders and analysts worry about reduced crude demand and an oversupplied market in the coming months. After months of strength, crude futures are flirting with lows not seen all year as top oil consumer China enters additional COVID-19 lockdowns … Read more

Queen Elizabeth Had Cancer Before She Died, New Book Claims

Welcome to this week’s edition of Royalist, The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royal and Royal Family. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Sunday. Queen died while suffering from cancer, author says Queen Elizabeth was suffering through cancer in the last months of her life, according to well-connected author Gyles Brandreth. … Read more

China’s industrial profits drop further as COVID woes take toll on economy

Jan-Oct industrial profits -3.0% yr/yr vs -2.3% in Jan-Sept Risks from domestic COVID outbreaks and global recession flagged BEIJING, Nov 27 (Reuters) – China’s industrial firms saw overall profits decline further in the January-October period as COVID-19 outbreaks flared up and cities imposed new virus curbs, including targeted lockdowns, dampening economic activity. Industrial profits fell … Read more

SpaceX launches tomato seeds, other supplies to space station

CNN — SpaceX is carrying a fresh haul of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to wave off its first attempt. The mission took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida around 2:20 pm ET Saturday. The original liftoff date had been … Read more

Young & Restless: Ashley and Diane Court Danger, Victor Guns for Sally

Credit: Howard Wise/JPI It was a short week for Young & Restless with sports pre-emptions on Thursday and Friday, and a slightly shorter soapbox. Still, lots to talk about… priorities I don’t know why Elena is sticking with Nate at this point; he keeps making his priorities clear. He was so grateful to get back … Read more