Blake Gillikin named NFC special teams player of the month

The Saints went 3-1 in the month of October and their strength on special teams was one reason why. Punter Blake Gillikin has been named special teams player of the month for his performances in the four games. Gillikin averaged 46.9 yards on his 17 punts in the month, with a 45.5-yard net average. He […]


Genetic study reveals possible shared origins of irritable bowel syndrome and mental health disorders

An international study of more than 50,000 people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has revealed that IBS symptoms may be caused by the same biological processes as conditions such as anxiety. The research highlights the close relationship between brain and gut health and paves the way for development of new treatments. IBS is a common […]


KKR invests $2 bln in South Korean energy firm SK E&S

Investment firm KKR & Co Inc (KKR.N) said on Friday it had bought 2.4 trillion won ($2 billion) worth of newly issued redeemable convertible preferred shares of South Korean energy company SK E&S Co Ltd. SK Group conglomerate member SK E&S will use the funding to accelerate its growth, KKR said, adding the investment was […]


Confusion Over Big Tech’s FAANG Acronym After Facebook Changes To Meta

Facebook’s rebranding to Meta Platforms has launched a search for a new name for the high-flying FAANG big tech acronym that also includes Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Alphabet (Google). Facebook on Thursday announced it is now called Meta Platforms as the social media company shifts to building the ambitious “metaverse”, a shared virtual environment. The […]


24-year-old becomes youngest person to run 100 marathons

A 24-year-old runner crossed the finish line at the Los Angeles Marathon and became the youngest person to complete 100 marathons. Jocelyn Rivas, an El Salvador native and DACA recipient living in Los Angeles, said she became interested in running marathons after attending the Los Angeles Marathon as a spectator in 2013, and she ran […]


More deprived areas of England less likely to have a publicly available defibrillator

Public access defibrillators are disproportionately lacking in the most deprived areas of England, which are among the communities at the greatest risk of cardiac arrest, according to new analysis led by the University of Warwick. Using information from ambulances services in England on defibrillators that have been registered with them, researchers have also found that […]


South Korean chip firms to omit detailed data in response to U.S. request

Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) and SK Hynix (000660.KS) plan to leave out detailed information when supplying Washington with data related to the global chip shortage as they want to protect trade secrets, two sources briefed on the matter said. The South Korean firms – the world’s two biggest makers of memory chips – are among companies […]


Apple’s Rs 1,900 Polishing Cloth Went Through A Teardown: Find Out If It’s Repairable

Apple more often than not, puts outrageous prices on things that don’t really justify the value. The most recent of these was the Rs 1,900 cleaning cloth that the company launched recently. Now, as off as it may sound, the Apple polishing cloth is already quite in demand and people are having to wait quite […]


Eight camels, one llama escape circus to wander Madrid streets

A group of eight camels and one llama escaped from a circus in Spain and wandered the streets of Madrid before being rounded up by police. The Spanish National Police said the animals were found wandering the streets of the capital about 5 a.m., and officers rounded them up and returned them to the circus. […]