Two years, $28 million for J.J. Watt

After two days, the real numbers have emerged on the J.J. Watt deal with the Cardinals. As suspected, it’s not a two-year, $31 million deal. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media (who also with Adam Schefter of ESPN told the world it was a two-year, $31 million deal), it’s actually a two-year, $28 million […]


Incentives can reduce alcohol use among American Indian and Alaska Native people

The researchers’ findings showed that participants who were given A low-cost, easy-to-administer intervention that uses small prizes and other incentives to reward alcohol abstinence can serve as an effective tool to reduce alcohol use among American Indian and Alaska Native communities, new research suggests. Published today in JAMA Psychiatry, the study tested a culturally adapted […]


U.S. stocks tank as Treasury yields surge

Wall Street’s main indexes recoiled from record highs on Thursday as surging U.S. Treasury yields took the shine off stocks now that a strong economic recovery looked more certain and investors clung to concerns that inflation would rise. The S&P 500 was down more than 2% at one point, and retreating technology stocks dragged the […]


Amazon changes logo following complaints it looks like Hitler

If you were one of the people who looked at Amazon’s new logo and felt uncomfortable by its apparent resemblance to Adolf Hitler, here’s some good news: the company has altered the image, lessening its resemblance to the Third-Reich leader.The unlikely-sounding scenario came after Amazon launched its main shopping-app logo in January, replacing the previous […]


Matt Nagy: Allen Robinson knows how much we love him

While wide receiver Allen Robinson has seemed less than enthusiastic about the prospect of being franchise tagged, it does appear the option is very much on the table for Chicago. On Tuesday, General Manager Ryan Pace said there’s been “no firm decision” on tagging Robinson, as the wide receiver’s three-year contract with the Bears is […]


The joys of living alone – archive, 1931

To live alone! To feel that you mayShut up the flatAnd farm out the catAnd put the char’s latchkey just under the matif a thrush on the window-sill tells you to goand pick snowdrops! Never again to have to eat when someone else is hungry; or to put out all the lights at someone else’s […]


From left-for-dead to the next ‘hot brand’, short seller changes view on GameStop

The battle for videogame retailer GameStop’s future took a new twist on Thursday when a prominent investor suggested that the company, which has been at the center of a recent stock trading frenzy, should buy online gambling firm Esports Entertainment Group. Short-seller Citron Research said in a tweet that such a move would be “obvious […]


WhatsApp adds one-to-one voice and video calling to its desktop app

WhatsApp has added support for private and secure one-to-one voice and video calls to its Windows and Mac desktop apps. The addition might not appeal to those that prefer to use the mobile version of WhatsApp but for desktop warriors, it’s a nice alternative to Zoom.The Facebook-owned messaging and VoIP service said that over the […]


Pimps striking faster, more violently: Human Trafficking Center

The common idea of a pimp who takes their time and use their victim’s infatuation with them to exploit them is outdated, according to the center against child and human trafficking CKM in a new report. According to the CKM, the current “loverboy” strikes much faster and often uses more violent means to coerce their […]


Weston Richburg recently had hip surgery, has no timetable for return

49ers center Weston Richburg was unable to play for the entire 2020 season after undergoing knee and shoulder surgeries. Now he could be out even longer. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Richburg recently had hip surgery and there is no timetable for his return. Richburg is owed $8.35 million in 2021, which paired […]