Sport

Miles Sanders broke bone in hand, will see if he can play through it

On Sunday evening, PFT reported that the Eagles feared running back Miles Sanders fractured his hand in the 34-10 win over the Giants and that he could miss time if tests showed that was the case. Monday morning brings a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that Sanders has broken a bone in his […]

Lifestyle

Making a lifetime of good brain health a global priority

Twenty years ago, the Canadian province of Ontario launched an aggressive campaign to tackle stroke from every angle: It hyped prevention and awareness; beefed up its acute care practices and response times; and increased access to post-stroke rehabilitation. It worked. Stroke rates fell 32 percent within a decade. But that wasn’t all. Dementia rates also […]

Business

S&P 500 scores record high on retail sales cheer

The S&P 500 index (.SPX) hit a record high on Monday, as strong U.S. retail sales underscored economic strength and eased worries from Omicron-driven flight cancellations that hit travel stocks. U.S. holiday season retail sales rose 8.5% from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24, powered by an ecommerce boom, according to a Mastercard Inc report. The […]

Technology

HDMI 2.1a is coming to CES 2022

Last week, the HDMI Forum revealed another update to the HDMI 2.1 standard, adding a new HDR feature just in time for CES 2022. Despite whether or not it becomes a game-changer, the introduction of HDMI 2.1a likely won’t alleviate the current confusion surrounding HDMI specifications. On December 21, the HDMI Licensing Administrator (HDMI LA) […]

News

Second time capsule found under Robert E. Lee statue pedestal in Virginia

Crews clearing the site that once hosted a Robert E. Lee statue in Virginia said they have found a second time capsule believed to be the one researchers originally sought. A time capsule found in the base of the Richmond statue was opened last week, revealing items including an almanac, an old coin and two […]

Sport

DeMarcus Lawrence: I’ve got to keep up with the young talent on defense

First-round pick Micah Parsons and cornerback Trevon Diggs have gotten plenty of attention for their work on defense for the Cowboys this season, but defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence doesn’t want to become a forgotten man on that side of the ball. Lawrence missed 10 games after breaking his foot in the season opener, but he’s […]

Lifestyle

Researchers find key to drivers of kidney disease

For the first time researchers have identified a gene which shows the kidney has its own way of resisting damage. The finding has major implications—especially for Indigenous people with kidney diseases such as Tiwi Islanders. The study, published in Cell Reports Medicine, sequenced the genome of patients with autoimmune kidney disease and Tiwi Islanders with […]

Business

The creative life: LEGO’s Julia Goldin on play at work

If there is a singular skill that got us through the last couple of years in one piece, it is creativity. One organization far ahead of the curve on creative thinking is The LEGO Group. Its chief product and marketing officer, Julia Goldin, spoke with Reuters about unlocking and developing this critical skill – not […]

Technology

NASA: Webb’s precision launch, correction maneuvers will significantly extend 10-year lifetime

NASA has taken tons of flak for the numerous delays and cost overruns that plagued the James Webb Space Telescope over the past decade, but things have been going swimmingly ever since its Christmas Day launch. In fact, a recent analysis revealed the mission is progressing better than anticipated. The observatory should now have enough […]

News

Listing for all-black ‘goth home’ in Illinois goes viral

An unusual properly listing in Illinois is going viral after the pitch black house was dubbed the “goth home” online. The Zillow listing went viral after Twitter account Zillow Gone Wild, which curates unusual home listings, branded it the “goth home.” The listing for the home at 110 Edgar St. in Lincoln features photos of […]