Sport

Bears never made an offer for Carson Wentz

The Eagles’ decision to trade Carson Wentz to the Colts may seem to some like the Bears missed out. Unless the Bears were never really in it. In reality, the Bears did some homework on Wentz but never made an offer, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. Bears General Manager Ryan Pace and coach […]

Lifestyle

Discovery of biomarker could help predict Alzheimer’s years before symptoms emerge

A unique brain protein measured in the blood could be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms develop, according to new Edith Cowan University (ECU) research. Published in Nature journal Translational Psychiatry, the study is the first to find that people with elevated glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) in the blood also have increased […]

Business

New breed of local food halls in UK towns offer grub and a hub

Food halls were springing up in town and city centres before the pandemic but now smaller community versions, with an extra dimension such as a cinema screen or co-working space, could be arriving on a high street near you. There is potential for up to 120 of these community food halls across the UK, a […]

Technology

Promising medieval citybuilder Manor Lords shows off its Total War-style combat

The developer behind promising PC medieval citybuilder Manor Lords has shown off the game’s Total War-style combat. The video, below, showcases a raft of battle features, including how you’re able to issue equipment such as head and body protection, formation dragging, and a charge impact system. A raft of factors play into a battle, including […]

News

New XPRIZE Funded by Elon Musk Will Award $100 Million For Top Carbon Removal Ideas to Address Climate Crisis

The largest incentive prize in history was announced this month to inspire innovators to develop and scale carbon removal solutions that combat climate change. The nonprofit XPRIZE, which sponsors design competitions to solve humanity’s greatest challenges, will award $100,000,000 for the top 3 carbon removal innovations. The contest, funded by Elon Musk is looking for […]

Sport

Falcons waive Kurt Benkert

News that Atlanta would release safety Ricardo Allen and defensive end Allen Bailey came down earlier on Thursday. But when the Falcons announced the transactions, they included that quarterback Kurt Benkert has also been waived. Benkert was signed to a futures deal just after the season on Jan. 4, before the hiring of General Manger […]

Lifestyle

Gut microbiome implicated in healthy aging and longevity

The gut microbiome is an integral component of the body, but its importance in the human aging process is unclear. ISB researchers and their collaborators have identified distinct signatures in the gut microbiome that are associated with either healthy or unhealthy aging trajectories, which in turn predict survival in a population of older individuals. The […]

Business

Uber accused of trying to deter drivers from seeking compensation

Uber has been accused of trying to deter drivers from seeking compensation for missed holiday and minimum wage payments after a landmark court ruling. The taxi-hailing app may have to pay out more than £100m to more than 10,000 drivers involved in cases linked to a UK supreme court ruling on Friday that they must […]

News

Mercy Chefs Serves Its 10 Millionth Meal Then, Heads to Texas to Feed ‘Bodies and Souls’ in the Cold

The Virginia-based disaster relief and humanitarian aid group Mercy Chefs reached a magnificent milestone this month, serving its 10 millionth meal. The nonprofit, founded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, has served professionally prepared, restaurant-quality meals to victims and first responders in the wake of emergencies in 27 states and 10 countries, responding to more […]

Sport

No QBs drafted in first round from 2009-16 are set to be on original team in 2021

There were 22 quarterbacks drafted in the first round between the 2009 and 2016 seasons and all of them came with hopes that they’d lead their teams for years to come. Some of those players had extended runs with their original teams, but, as Field Yates of ESPN notes, none of them are expected to […]