Sport

Maybe Jerry Jones was criticizing Dak Prescott, after all

Sometimes, there’s a huge difference between reading words and hearing them. Earlier today, I posted an item based on quotes published by 105.3 The Fan in Dallas from Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who made comments about quarterback mobility and, in so doing, made reference to quarterbacks like Patrick Mahomes, Russell Wilson, Dak Prescott, and Tony […]

Lifestyle

Wasp egg-laying organ inspires new tool to reduce trauma in minimally invasive surgery

A new tissue-transport device which was inspired by the egg-laying organs of parasitic wasps could greatly advance the field of minimally invasive surgery (MIS), according to a new study in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. The prototype, developed by researchers at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, could allow MIS techniques to be used […]

Business

NextEra Energy CEO rules out hostile M&A after offer to Duke Energy

NextEra Energy Inc NEE.N Chief Executive James Robo said on Wednesday that the largest U.S. power utility would not embark on a hostile takeover, a day after reports surfaced it had made an approach to Duke Energy Corp DUK.N in what would be the sector’s biggest-ever acquisition. Duke Energy, which has a market capitalization of […]

Technology

Pixel 4A 5G images leak, showing dual rear cameras and a headphone jack

UK retailer John Lewis has accidentally posted images of Google’s Pixel 4A 5G a little early, giving us a detailed look at the new mid-range phone’s design. The images, fist spotted by 9to5Google, are accidentally on display on the retailer’s Pixel 4A 4G LTE listing, where they show a 5G logo in the phone’s status […]

News

Pelican That Tried to Hatch Chick of its Own for Years Gets Some Help This Year–And it’s Adorable

A pelican named Percival learned something about the infertility game that many human couples go through—but this year he got some human help, and now he is the proudest pelican dad of all. For six years, his licensed handlers watched as the bird faithfully nestled atop eggs in a bid to see them hatch. He […]

Sport

Falcons add Elliott Fry to practice squad

Younghoe Koo remained out of practice Thursday with a groin strain. He is not expected to kick this week. The Falcons worked out kickers and have signed Elliott Fry to their practice squad. Fry originally signed with the Bears following the 2019 NFL draft. He has spent time with Chicago, Baltimore, Carolina and Tampa Bay […]

Lifestyle

Two studies show how older breast cancer patients can be treated more effectively

Women with breast cancer who are aged older than 70 years are sometimes not offered surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy because doctors believe their patients will not be able to tolerate these treatments and will derive little benefit from them. These decisions may contribute to worse breast cancer survival rates for older women than for younger […]

Business

Equities edge higher, dollar gains on last day of choppy quarter

Global equity markets rose and safe-haven assets including the dollar were mixed on Wednesday as investors weighed a rising number of COVID-19 cases and a chaotic U.S. presidential debate against better-than-expected U.S. private jobs data on the last day of a turbulent quarter. Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden battled over Trump’s […]

Technology

Spotify, Epic, Tile, Match, and more are rallying developers against Apple’s App Store policies

Several of Apple’s biggest critics — including Epic Games, Spotify, Basecamp, Match Group, Tile, Blix, and Deezer — have banded together to create the Coalition for App Fairness, a new group aiming to “create a level playing field for app businesses and give people freedom of choice on their devices.” While most of the founding […]

News

Lonely Otter at Sanctuary Finds Love Through Online Dating Site Built Just For Him

A lonely otter has found love after being set up with a Tinder-style dating profile. Asian short clawed otter Harris had been left single after his partner of four years Apricot recently passed away. His keepers desperately wanted to find him a new partner, so they set him up on “Fishing for Love,” a website […]