Sport

Dalvin Cook limited in Wednesday’s practice

Running back Dalvin Cook was listed as a non-participant in practice for the Vikings all of last week, but this week got off on a better foot. Cook was a limited participant as he tries to work his way back from the ankle injury that kept him from playing in last Sunday’s win over the […]

Lifestyle

Black patients’ Lyme disease often diagnosed late, possibly due to missed signs

A UCLA study suggests that many physicians may not have the knowledge or training to properly recognize how Lyme disease appears on the skin of Black patients. The disease, caused by the tick-borne Borrelia bacterium, generally begins with a bull’s-eye–shaped rash on the skin, along with fever, headache, chills and muscle pain; if not diagnosed […]

Business

Funds exposed to China Evergrande stocks and bonds

Sharp falls in the stocks and bonds of China Evergrande Group have raised the spectre of losses for global asset managers with exposure to the embattled property developer. The below graphics show the exposure of asset managers to the Chinese firms stocks and bonds and how they have performed. On the equities side, various Vanguard […]

Technology

A new Apple Pay flaw allows hackers to steal money from your locked iPhone

Everyone loves the convenience of contactless payments, especially when you are in a hurry. However, this convenience often comes at the cost of reduced security. It turns out that a combination of flaws in both Apple Pay and Visa’s system can allow a hacker to make unauthorized payments using only a stolen, powered on iPhone. […]

News

Police find wanted man hiding under a blanket with his feet sticking out

This hilarious picture shows the moment a wanted criminal was found by police – hiding in a wardrobe with a blanket on his head. Resembling a toddler playing hide and seek, the 36-year-old suspect’s feet were still visible as they were sticking out from under the blanket he was hiding under. Derbyshire Police posted snaps […]

Sport

Gerald McCoy suspended six games for performance-enhancing substance violation

Raiders defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is on the injured reserve list, so news of his suspension on Wednesday won’t force Las Vegas to make any changes to their lineup. The NFL has suspended McCoy for six games for a performance-enhancing substance policy violation. McCoy will serve the suspension while he is on the injured reserve […]

Lifestyle

T-cell responses in respiratory diseases

Respiratory illnesses are on the rise in an increasingly polluted world. Particularly, viral respiratory infections tend to aggravate previously existing respiratory illnesses, or cause life-long negative after-effects in patients. In its extreme form, this could manifest as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Unfortunately, current treatments are primarily focused on alleviating the associated symptoms. To address […]

Business

Google, in fight against record EU fine, slams regulators for ignoring Apple

Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google on Monday blasted EU antitrust regulators for ignoring rival Apple (AAPL.O) as it launched a bid to get Europe’s second-highest court to annul a record 4.34-billion euro ($5.1 billion) fine related to its Android operating system. Far from holding back rivals and harming users, Android has been a massive success story […]

News

Gorgeous golden retriever gobbles down slice of cheese after owner promised her a bite

Dogs are often guilty of taking small liberties when their owner gives them instructions, and this golden retriever is no different. The gorgeous dog doesn’t quite seem to understand what her owner is telling her to do when presented with a slice of cheese. The hilarious clip, which was uploaded by TikTok user @itsjazzymf, was […]