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Patrick Mahomes wants to go 20-0

Plenty of NFL records should fall now that the league has expanded to 17-game seasons, but Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has his eye on one particular record that he’d like to see the Chiefs accomplish. Mahomes wants to go 17-0 in the regular season, then win three games in the postseason, culminating in the Super […]

Lifestyle

Gene plays major role in brain development

The so-called Plexin-A1 gene seems to play a more extensive role in brain development than previously assumed. This is shown by a current study led by the University Hospital Bonn and the Institute of Anatomy of the University of Bonn with more than 60 international partners. The gene is also interesting for another reason: Its […]

Business

Stocks slip, crypto under pressure amid inflation worries

Global stocks slipped and cryptocurrencies sank on Wednesday as a threat of unwanted inflation had investors shy away from assets seen as vulnerable to any removal of monetary stimulus. Digital coins were also under pressure from new Chinese restrictions on financial institutions providing services related to cryptocurrency transactions. With bitcoin earlier hitting its lowest level […]

Technology

Acer SpatialLabs allows for 3D viewing without glasses on supported laptops

Acer revealed today a new suite of 3D technologies called SpatialLabs, which allows their line of ConceptD laptops to display images in 3D. Supported display panels will make images appear to be hovering in the space between the screen and user — all without the need of goofy looking 3D glasses. SpatialLabs combines three elements […]

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How to apply for Mensa if you think you’re smart enough to get in

There are currently around 140,000 members of Mensa across the globe with 19,000 hailing from the UK and Ireland. However, with around one in 50 people eligible to join, there may well be more than 1.4 million potential Mensans in Britain and Ireland that are none the wiser. The incredibly bright three-year-old, Dayaal Kaur, made […]

Sport

Joe Burrow: I’d like to be more explosive in 2021

Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow‘s return from a torn ACL hit a milestone last week when he took part in organized team activities. Burrow said he was “out of the hardest part” of a rehab schedule that is expected to have him ready to go for Week 1 in September. That physical rehabilitation isn’t the only […]

Lifestyle

Telehealth is growing in use, acceptance among Americans, says poll

Many Americans have used telehealth and would turn to it for mental health care, a new online poll shows. Conducted by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) from March 26 to April 5, the poll found that 38% had used telehealth to consult with a health professional, up from 31% last fall. In all, 82% have […]

Business

Cisco forecasts profit below estimates, cites supply chain issues

Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) on Wednesday cautioned that supply chain issues will linger through the end of 2021 and forecast its current-quarter profit below estimates, sending shares of the network gear maker down 5%. The warning comes as all tech companies are facing a global chip shortage. “Notwithstanding what’s going on in the supply chain, […]

Technology

AMD’s 3nm-based Zen 5 processors appear in leaked roadmap

We’ve heard plenty of rumors about Zen 4, but what about its successor? Despite being a couple of years away, at least, a leaked partial roadmap has revealed some possible details about AMD’s future CPUs, including their Ryzen 8000 branding and use of the 3nm manufacturing process. The leak, which comes from Chinese social media […]

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Girl asks for traumatic Lion King cake in hope people will be too sad to eat it

A three-year-old girl has been labelled “the smartest kid in the whole world” after making a very specific request for her Lion King birthday cake – with a devious motive. Twitter user Casey Feigh posted pictures to say his niece, Leona, had turned three and asked for a birthday cake in the theme of the […]