Sport

Alejandro Villanueva agrees to two-year deal with Ravens

Baltimore has landed a right tackle. According to multiple reports, former Steeler Alejandro Villanueva is signing a two-year, $14 million deal with $8 million guaranteed with the Ravens. The move was expected after Baltimore traded Orlando Brown Jr. to Kansas City last month. The signing did not happen until May 4 so that it would […]

Lifestyle

Rare genetic disease caused by mutations in protein that controls RNA metabolism

In a paper published today in Nature Communications, an international group of collaborators led by researchers at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh have identified a genetic cause of a rare neurological disorder marked by developmental delay and loss of coordination, or ataxia. The disorder, scientists found, is caused by mutations in a protein called GEMIN5—one […]

Business

Tesla shares drop after muted Q1 results as a global chip crunch persists

Shares of Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) fell more than 4% on Tuesday as its first-quarter earnings results failed to alleviate investor concerns about its lofty evaluation, as well as a prolonged global chip shortage and rising competition. The electric car maker’s quarterly revenue made it barely past estimates, relying mostly on sales of environmental credits sold […]

Technology

Samsung stops updating the Galaxy S8 after four years

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ recently reached end-of-life status with the Korean tech giant, meaning it’ll no longer receive security updates of any kind. In this day and age, it’s incredibly risky to run a smartphone that can’t receive regular security updates. As Droid Life highlights, both of the former flagships have been on a […]

News

Six stunning paradise islands on the market for less than the average UK home

Six private islands with infinity pools and white sand beaches are now on sale and buying one could set you back less than the average UK property would. The secluded islands offer the perfect escape, with the cheapest option offering 11.6 acres for just £48,947. In fact, each island costs less than £340,000 – with […]

Sport

Colts work out Eddy Pineiro

After not playing at all in 2020, former Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro is getting another opportunity. Pineiro is working out for the Colts today, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The Colts have one kicker on the roster, Rodrigo Blankenship, who had an up-and-down season in 2020. Blankenship was fairly accurate on short kicks but went […]

Lifestyle

Unnecessary MRI exams may be symptoms of a larger healthcare problem

Close to 40 million Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures are performed annually. These MRIs enable doctors to peer deep inside the body, helping them to diagnose ailments or diseases in a non-invasive way. But the technology may also be exploited, according to new research by Gary Young, a professor of strategic management and healthcare systems. His […]

Business

America Movil’s net profit rebounds in Q1 on lower financing costs

Mexican telecommunications giant America Movil (AMXL.MX)on Tuesday said its net profit rebounded in the first quarter, driven mainly by lower financing costs, following a loss in the same period a year earlier. The company’s net profit rose to 1.81 billion pesos ($88.7 million) in the first quarter, compared with a loss of 28.9 billion pesos […]

Technology

World’s first ‘Esports Gym’ opening in Tokyo, offers members pro coaching

In what could add fuel to the argument over whether esports is a “real” sport, the world’s first gym designed specifically for players is opening in Tokyo, offering members training in several popular titles. Sankaku Complex (via Kotaku) reports that the Tokyo-based gym, which resembles a traditional internet café, will offer online and in-person professional […]

News

Influencer sparks outrage after putting down family dog instead of rehoming

An influencer is facing backlash from fans after she revealed that she and her husband decided to put their dog down after he bit their son. Nikki Phillippi, a YouTuber with 1.29 million subscribers who regularly posts lifestyle and family videos, shared the news on her channel and on Instagram where she explained that she […]