Sport

Dak Prescott has no limitations today

When Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a broken bone near his thumb on the first Sunday night of the season, initial reports had him missing at least six weeks. Things quickly became more optimistic, with Dak possibly back in four weeks or even sooner. Now, exactly six weeks after suffering the injury, Dak is back. […]

Lifestyle

Researchers show liquid biopsies can catch disease progression early in high-risk neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is an aggressive pediatric cancer that develops from early nerve cells and accounts for up to 10% of childhood cancer deaths. Survival rates are low—less than 50% of patients with the disease survive, and less than 5% with relapsed disease overcome it. One challenge researchers face is monitoring how the cancer mutates in response […]

Business

FTX’s Bankman-Fried: Seeking capital raise, talked to Justin Sun

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried told staff in a memo that he was seeking a capital raise and had held talks with Justin Sun, founder of the crypto token Tron, although did not want to imply anything about his chances of success. Bankman-Fried said for the next week he would be “conducting a raise” to do right […]

Technology

Tributes to Kevin Conroy pour in from colleagues and fans

Numerous tributes have been paid to Kevin Conroy, after the actor passed away last week aged 66. The actor voiced Batman for 30 years across television, film and video games. The news of his death was confirmed by Warner Bros. on Friday. Several of his colleagues paid tribute to Conroy on Friday, and more shared […]

News

Jeff Bezos Just Gave $100 Million to Dolly Parton for Her Charity as the 3rd Winner of His ‘Courage & Civility Award’ Prize

At a recent event, Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos named Dolly Parton as the latest winner of his Courage and Civility Award. The award recognizes leaders who “aim high, find solutions, and always do it with civility”. Each awardee receives 100 million dollars to invest in the charities of their choice. In Dolly’s case, the mega-donation […]

Sport

Texans have gotten calls on Brandin Cooks

The trade deadline is a little more than a week away and teams have reportedly been looking into wide receiver Brandin Cooks‘ availability. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Texans have received multiple calls about Cooks. He has a team-high 24 catches this season. The veteran wideout signed a two-year extension through the […]

Lifestyle

Morning physical activity is associated with the lowest risk of heart disease and stroke

Morning physical activity is associated with the lowest risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a study in more than 85,000 individuals published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. The findings were consistent regardless of the total amount of daily activity. “It is well established that exercise is good for heart health, […]

Business

Early holiday shopping boosts October online spending

U.S. consumer spending rose in October as inflation-weary consumers took advantage of early holiday shopping discounts and deals offered by retailers including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc (WMT.N), according to a report. Adobe Analytics reported online spending rose 10.9% to $72.2 billion in October compared with the prior month, but was on par with $72.4 […]

Technology

Splatoon 3’s December update introduces X Battles and Big Run

Nintendo has announced a big seasonal update for Switch exclusive Splatoon 3, which is set to land on 1st December. Chill Season will introduce fresh weapons and stages to the already-bursting game, as well as two highly-anticipated game modes. Much of today’s trailer is taken up by something titled Big Run, which is an event […]

News

U.S. Near its Goal to House Every Homeless Veteran Identified in a January 2022 Count

In February, the US Department of Veterans Affairs established a new goal to prevent and end homelessness among military vets, after seeing progress towards earlier goals stall out in 2016. The new goal to house 38,000 veterans this year is close to being realized—and could bring that number to near zero, based on the government’s […]