Sport

Conflicting reports emerge on Cam Newton’s 2021 compensation

The Patriots are bringing back quarterback Cam Newton. It’s still not entirely clear what they’re paying him. Last year, he ultimately earned $3.706 million under a package that had a maximum value of $7.5 million. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media characterizes the new contract as giving Newton “a chance to make a little more than […]

Lifestyle

Study: 94% of older adults prescribed drugs that raise risk of falling

Nearly every older adult was prescribed a prescription drug that increased their risk of falling in 2017, according to new University at Buffalo research. The study found that the percentage of adults 65 and older who were prescribed a fall- risk-increasing drug climbed to 94% in 2017, a significant leap from 57% in 1999. The […]

Business

Key Treasury auction could determine direction of yields

Investors concerned about demand for U.S. Treasury debt will be watching Wednesday’s 10-year auction for clues to where yields in the recently volatile market may be headed. The U.S. Treasury Department has increased debt issuance dramatically in the last year to fund coronavirus stimulus endeavors. Roughly $3.6 trillion of new government paper was issued in […]

Technology

YouTube is experimenting with a tool that checks for copyright violations during video uploads

The tool adds yet another layer of protection for YouTube in its fight to keep unauthorized / pirated material off its site. It also seems equally equipped to help prevent content creators from accidentally uploading video featuring copyrighted material, thus leading to strikes, demonetization or even suspensions after the offending video has been published.YouTube is […]

News

French in stolen vehicles caught by police after long car chase

Two French people driving in stolen cars were stopped by the police in Limburg after a chase of tens of kilometers. Vehicles from the National Police Unit, the Marechaussee, and a police helicopter had to be used to force the cars to stop. When the cars entered the Netherlands in Eijsden, the system that recognizes […]

Sport

Patriots agree to three-year deal with Justin Bethel

The Patriots aren’t just bringing back Cam Newton on Friday. Per Mike Reiss of ESPN, New England has also agreed to terms with cornerback Justin Bethel on a three-year, $6 million deal. Bethel was slated to become an unrestricted free agent at the start of the league year. Bethel is a heavy special teams contributor, […]

Lifestyle

Stem cells derived from fat show promise as a treatment for mass radiation exposure

Nuclear power offers an efficient, reliable way to provide energy to large populations—as long as all goes well. Accidents involving nuclear reactors such as those that took place in 1986 at Chernobyl and at Fukushima Daiichi after the March 2011 tsunami raise major concerns about what happens if the worst occurs and large numbers of […]

Business

Iran slips record volume of oil into China, reaches out to Asian clients for trade resumption

Iran has quietly moved record amounts of crude oil to top client China in recent months, while India’s state refiners have added Iranian oil to their annual import plans on the assumption that U.S. sanctions on the OPEC supplier will soon ease, according to six industry sources and Refinitiv data. U.S. President Joe Biden has […]

Technology

Nvidia DLSS added to Crysis Remastered, System Shock remake demo

Nvidia has announced that DLSS is now available in two additional games: Crysis Remastered and the System Shock remake demo. Both are beautiful games that should benefit immensely from the upscaling tech, especially Crysis Remastered, which is much like the original in that it is tough on hardware.The first game in the Crysis series debuted […]

News

Kids terrorize Roermond shopping center

A large group of children terrorized two spots in Roermond on Sunday. According to the local police, they threatened to storm a shopping center and intimidated shoppers. The kids involved were between the ages of 10 and 14 years. The police took down the details of 20 of them and had an “admonishing conversation” with […]