Sport

Steve Keim dismisses idea that playoff expectations put added pressure on Kliff Kingsbury

Steve Keim became the Cardinals’ General Manager in 2013. Two years later, the Cardinals made the NFC Championship Game, where they lost to the Panthers. The team has not made the playoffs since. The Cardinals, on paper, have their best team since 2015, which is why Keim feels “probably as good as I’ve felt about […]

Lifestyle

Care-experienced children have poorer health outcomes

Care-experienced children in Scotland have poorer health and higher average rates of mortality when compared to children in the general population, according to a new study. The study—led by the University of Glasgow and published in BMJ Open—also showed substantial differences in health outcomes and health service use between care-experienced children and children in the […]

Business

Japan’s Q2 GDP revised up to annualised 1.9% growth

Japan’s economy grew an annualised clip of 1.9% in the second quarter, better than the initial estimate of a 1.3% gain, revised government data showed, confirming a gradual recovery from the COVID-induced slump. The revised figure for gross domestic product (GDP) released by the Cabinet Office on Wednesday compared with economists’ median forecast for a […]

Technology

Sega’s cashing in on old consoles by adding them to Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania

September 9th marks the anniversary of the US launch of Sega’s Dreamcast, its final console before the company pivoted completely to game development and publishing in the early aughts. Sega is honoring the Dreamcast, along with the Game Gear and Saturn, in the most illogical, but hilarious way by adding them as playable characters in […]

News

2021 Toy Hall of Fame finalists include Cabbage Patch dolls, Risk

The National Toy Hall of Fame in New York announced that the 12 finalists for 2021 induction include American Girl Dolls and the board game Battleship. The National Toy Hall of Fame, at The Strong museum of play in Rochester, said the finalists for induction this year also include billiards, Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher-Price Corn […]

Sport

Bucs waive Chris Cooper, will promote Jaydon Mickens

The Buccaneers waived safety Chris Cooper, the team announced Friday. Their roster now stands at 52 players. Cooper was one of the Bucs’ seven inactives Thursday, missing the game as a healthy scratch. The team will place Cooper on its practice squad if he clears waivers, Greg Auman of TheAthletic.com reports. The Bucs needed the […]

Lifestyle

How protein clogs in cellular entrances cause Parkinson’s disease

Mutations in a protein known to cause Parkinson’s Disease derange transportation in and out of brain cells, reports a team of UConn Health researchers in the 27 July issue of Science Signaling. The toxic traffic jams that result eventually lead to certain brain cell death and the characteristic symptoms of Parkinson’s. “We figured out how […]

Business

India may let foreign investors buy up to 20% in LIC IPO

The Indian government is considering allowing foreign institutional investors to buy up to a total of 20% in state-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), a government source said on Wednesday, as it presses ahead with a stake sale. The listing of LIC is set to be India’s biggest ever initial public offering (IPO), with the government […]

Technology

Microsoft gives up predicting when its US offices will fully reopen

Microsoft is shelving its plans to fully reopen its US offices next month. The software giant had planned to reopen its headquarters on October 4th, but the ongoing uncertainty of COVID-19 and the spike in cases has forced the company to delay its back to the office push. Microsoft isn’t providing a new date to […]

News

820-foot pedestrian bridge in Ontario earns Guinness World Record

An 820-foot bridge suspended over an Ontario highway was awarded a Guinness World Record as the world’s longest enclosed pedestrian bridge. The Pickering pedestrian bridge, which was built by Metrolinx over Highway 401, was verified by Guinness as the world’s longest enclosed pedestrian bridge after it was officially measured at 820 feet long. Metrolinx spokeswoman […]