Sport

Baker Mayfield: Our guys are ready and itching to go

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield played two series in Sunday’s matchup against the Falcons, his only action in the 2021 preseason. He played well, going 6-of-10 for 133 yards with a 22-yard touchdown pass to receiver KhaDarel Hodge. Head coach Kevin Stefanski called the quarterback “sharp” in his postgame press conference. Mayfield said he and the […]

Lifestyle

Older adults need more than clichés to stay active

The importance of physical activity is well recognized by both science and the public. Yet, more than 80 percent of adults in the United States fail to meet the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans,” which recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity […]

Business

SEC charges broker-dealers, investment advisors over cybersecurity failures

Units of three broker-dealer and investment advisory firms agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in penalties to settle charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over cybersecurity failures, the regulator said on Monday. The SEC charged KMS Financial Services, five units of financial firm Cetera, and two units of Cambridge Investment […]

Technology

Intuit said to be mulling $10B acquisition of e-mail marketing service Mailchimp

With Mailchimp, Intuit could be looking to diversify and stabilize its portfolio. TurboTax, and to a lesser degree, QuickBooks, are seasonal products that spike in usage around tax time. A successful e-mail marketing service and the technology behind it would also complement Intuit’s other offerings. TurboTax maker Intuit Inc. is reportedly in talks to purchase […]

News

Alligator Surprise During Hurricane Ida

A new video, showing a huge alligator visiting a Louisiana resident, is now going viral on the Internet. It shows the courtyard pool of the resident’s home in Mandeville, US, flooded and overflowing after Hurricane Ida barrelled through the area recently. As the man stepped out of his home and walked towards the stairs to […]

Sport

Scott Zolak apologizes for comments about Cam Newton

Former Patriots quarterback Scott Zolak, a long-time member of the team’s radio broadcast team, created a stir last week with comments about current Patriots quarterback Cam Newton. Zolak addressed the remarks during the pregame show in advance of the team’s preseason finale. On Thursday, Zolak said that Newton seems distracted by rap music being played […]

Lifestyle

A cancer treatment with built-in light

Therapies should be highly effective and as free as possible of side effects—a big challenge, particularly in the case of cancer. A Chinese research team has now developed a novel form of photodynamic tumor therapy for the treatment of deep tumors that works without external irradiation. The light source is built into the drug and […]

Business

WTO to examine U.S.-China dispute on grain import quotas

The World Trade Organization said on Monday it would review a long-standing dispute between the China and the United States on Beijing’s use of import controls for rice, wheat and corn. The Geneva-based trade watchdog ruled in 2019 against China’s use of tariff-rate quotas for agricultural imports, which Washington successfully argued had limited market access […]

Technology

South Korea’s first lunar expedition is on track for August 2022 launch

South Korea’s inaugural lunar expedition is still on track to launch next summer, the country’s Ministry of Science and ICT has confirmed. The mission is scheduled for lift-off in August 2022 and will hitch a ride to space courtesy of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. The probe will take roughly three months to reach its destination […]

News

Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards: Laughing Snake And Other Finalists From This Year

The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards has published 42 images shortlisted for its 2021 competition. “The final 42 images, plus the Portfolio and Video category entries from around the world include a laughing vine snake from India, a trio of strutting Gentoo penguins on the beaches of the Falkland Islands and a Kangaroo performing a picture-perfect […]