Lifestyle

Artist recreates lifelike portraits of celebrities with paint

Safeyah Aljabouri is an artist from Manchester who’s popular for her lifelike portraits with oil paint. She works in realism, and a popular request is her portraits of celebrities. Her process is to work from dark to light, starting with the shadows, hair, and dark parts under the chin. Highlights […]
Artist recreates lifelike portraits of celebrities with paint
Video

How economists can help goalkeepers facing penalty kicks using game theory

It’s one of those things that make soccer such an intense and nail-biting sport – penalty shootout. But are penalty kicks actually fair and how likely is it that the goalie can successfully block a penalty kick? With the help of statistics and economist, Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, who studied more than […]
How economists can help goalkeepers facing penalty kicks using game theory
Markets

Shares in manchester company Adairs are going nuts

Adairs has proved that sheets and pillow slips can defy the retail crunch. The manchester company’s shares are up by almost a third after updating its earnings forecasts. A short time ago, Adair shares were up 31.5% to $1.25. Adairs, which made a poor start to the year, now expects […]
Shares in manchester company Adairs are going nuts