Lifestyle

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife and worst of all stress. Related: 10 Habits of Unlikeable People Studies have long shown […]

Sport

Lakers lock up No. 1 seed in West with win against Jazz

Anthony Davis had 42 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs by beating the Utah Jazz 116-108 on Monday night. The Lakers (51-15) own a six-game lead over the second-place Los Angeles Clippers and have five seeding games let before starting their first […]

Lifestyle

Remote weight-loss program optimized to cut costs, maximize results

A new, remote weight-loss program from Northwestern Medicine, called Opt-IN, yields maximum weight loss for the lowest price and less burden compared with the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), the current gold standard of behavioral, nondrug weight-loss programs, according to a study published online July 12 in Obesity. Bonnie Spring, Ph.D., from the Feinberg School of […]

Business

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

A decline in U.S. Treasury yields over recent weeks has investors eyeing the approach of an unusual phenomenon – the entire U.S. yield curve sinking below 1%. Policymakers are looking to position the country to recover once the COVID-19 pandemic eases and allows the Fed to raise interest rates again. But those steps look a […]

Technology

Grounded’s arachnophobia options turn creepy spiders into cute blobs

Obsidian’s Honey I Shrunk The Kids-style survival game Grounded is out now – and players uneasy at the sight of its enormous spider enemies have been quick to experiment with its arachnophobia mode. This option, found within the game’s settings, can be toggled on at any time and increased over five levels until you find […]

News

A 8-year-old boy is mowing lawns for busy first responders and single moms and feeding the hungry

Feeding the hungry and mowing lawns for busy first responders and single mothers are just a few of the ways Greyson Winfield is making a positive impact. With the help of his parents, the 8-year-old started an organization called Helping Footprint — which collects donations that are then used to buy gift cards for food […]

Sport

Shake Milton drain game-winning three, lift 76ers past Spurs

How do you like Shake Milton now? After a rough first game where he exchanged words with Joel Embiid on the sidelines, Milton bounced back and hit the game-winning three against the Spurs Monday night. With the Sixers down two and 10.4 seconds left, Milton was inbounding the ball from the side. He got the […]

Lifestyle

Mysterious paralyzing illness in kids is set to return, CDC warns

A new outbreak of a mysterious, potentially fatal polio-like illness could strike hundreds of American children within the next few months, U.S. health officials warned Tuesday. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) outbreaks have occurred every two years in the United States since 2014, peaking between August and November, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

Business

Volkswagen South Africa boss Schaefer takes over at Skoda in shake-up

Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Czech carmaker Skoda Auto named VW’s South Africa boss Thomas Schaefer as its new chairman on Monday as part of a wider shake-up at the German autos group. Schaefer replaces Bernhard Maier, who left the Czech firm last month after nearly five years during which he led the 125-year-old Skoda to record profits. […]

Technology

Sekiro’s getting a free update with outfits, remnants and gauntlets

Well here’s something of a surprise – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is getting a free update, adding several new features and even some new clothes for Wolf. Probably about time he changed out of those robes. Announced via the official Sekiro website, the new update arrives on 29th October for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and […]