Revealing the logic of the body’s ‘second brain’

Researchers at Michigan State University have made a surprising discovery about the human gut’s enteric nervous system that itself is filled with surprising facts. For starters, there’s the fact that this “second brain” exists at all. “Most people don’t even know that they have this in their guts,” said Brian Gulbransen, an MSU Foundation Professor […]


CFTC orders Citigroup to pay $1 mln over swap reporting violations

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Monday said Citigroup had agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges it violated swap data reporting rules and supervision rules, and breached a previous CFTC settlement agreed in 2017. That 2017 order found Citigroup’s broker-dealer failed to report certain swap data, among other lapses. The CFTC’s Monday […]


The new Fairphone 4 is the company’s most sustainable phone yet

Fairphone, a brand mostly known for manufacturing sustainable phones, has recently introduced the Fairphone 4. Fairphone refreshed its hardware, bringing 5G connectivity and more processing power to the table. It’s the company’s most sustainable phone yet and the world’s first electronic-waste-neutral phone. Fairphone debuted in 2013 after a successful crowdfunding campaign. Since then, it launched […]


Customers slammed after printing out instructions for chef on how to cook their meal

It’s important to get what you asked for, but one couple left people divided over whether their demands were reasonable. One waitress shared the instructions one couple had printed out for the chef while visiting the chain US restaurant where she works. The couple in question seem to have a very specific idea on how […]


Justin Fields fully participates in practice, Andy Dalton limited

Bears head coach Matt Nagy said on Wednesday that Andy Dalton remains the team’s top quarterback if he’s healthy enough to play after missing last Sunday’s loss to the Browns with a knee injury. As of now, Dalton is healthier than he was last week but he’s not 100 percent. Dalton was a limited participant […]


Meta-analysis: 90 percent of adults who are homeless experienced childhood trauma

A new paper published by Unity Health Toronto researchers found most adults experiencing homelessness have faced an incredible burden of childhood trauma. The paper, published in The Lancet Public Health, found nine in 10 homeless adults have been exposed to at least one adverse childhood experience and over half have been exposed to four or […]


Strong U.S. business spending on equipment seen underpinning GDP growth in Q3

New orders and shipments of key U.S.-made capital goods increased solidly in August amid strong demand for computers and electronic products, keeping business spending on equipment on track for another quarter of robust growth. The sustained strength in business investment is expected to limit the hit on economic growth from an anticipated slowdown in consumer […]


Dish’s first smartphone is the mid-range Celero5G for Boost Mobile

Dish Network’s Boost Mobile has introduced its first branded smartphone. The Celero5G, inspired by the Latin word for speed, features a 6.52-inch display alongside 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage that’s expandable via microSD card slot. A triple-lens camera array is situated on the back of the device, with a single camera up […]