Sport

Bill Belichick: Mac Jones has a pretty good understanding of what we do

While Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson are likely to be immediate starters, that’s probably not the case at this point for the other 2021 first-round picks at quarterback. New England selected Mac Jones at No. 15 overall but have Cam Newton, who could, in theory, hold the starting job throughout 2021. Still, head coach Bill […]

Lifestyle

Healthy environment, healthy kidneys

Health has always been affected by climate and weather, but is increasingly clear that the change in climate is a significant threat to human health. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 24% of global deaths are linked to environmental factors. Climate change and pollution can lead to undernutrition, mental disorders, and noncommunicable diseases including […]

Business

Companies cashing in as Americans return to offices

As Americans slowly revert to pre-pandemic life and head back to the office, some companies are finding ways to cash in. One example is the newly announced collaboration between QuickCollect Solutions, a provider of grocery pickup solutions that is powered by Bell and Howell, and supermarket chain Lowes Foods to expand the Lowes Foods To […]

Technology

Taking a brief lesson in game design from Nintendo

The premise is exquisite: a peek beyond the gates of that curiously nondescript Kyoto office block that Nintendo calls home to see how the magic is made; not so much getting a golden ticket for the factory tour and more about getting a step-by-step guide from Wonka himself on the process, so you might see […]

Sport

Malik Hooker visits Steelers

Free agent safety Malik Hooker remains unsigned but is continuing to line up visits. Hooker visited the Steelers yesterday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. The last time we heard from Hooker was a month ago, when he visited the Dolphins. He has also visited the Cowboys. The Colts chose Hooker with the 15th overall […]

Lifestyle

5 conditions that can affect a pregnancy

Hearing the news that you are pregnant can bring excitement, but also anxiety of the unknown. A common fear for many women is having a high-risk pregnancy—when the mother or baby has risks factors or medical conditions during pregnancy. Research shows that 8% of all pregnancies are high risk. “It’s important to know that the […]

Business

Ride share prices for Uber, Lyft continue to spike nationwide amid driver shortage, high demand

Hailing a ride is becoming increasingly expensive for consumers. As ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft combat driver shortages, prices for rides have spiked 40% nationwide, according to data from Rakuten. The surge is hitting big cities like New York, Los Angeles and Chicago especially hard. Industry analysts say with the economy rebounding and travel […]

Technology

Pokémon Go Fest 2021 tickets cost just £5, a third of last year’s entry fee

Pokémon Go has detailed Go Fest 2021, its massive summer event weekend, which will offer an eye-catching array of creatures to capture for a particularly eye-opening price. This year, tickets for the two-day affair cost just £5 (or $5), a third of 2020’s fee. Once again, there will be no physical event, and all players […]

News

Illinois woman wins $1 million lottery prize in Florida

An Illinois woman found her trip to Florida was a profitable endeavor when she won a $1 million jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket. The Florida Lottery said Danelia Flores-Garcia, 43, of Beach Park, Ill., was visiting Florida when she purchased a $5,000,000 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off ticket from the Greenacres Discount Food store in […]