Sport

Joe Judge: No regrets about postgame comments, but obviously some things we have to do better

After Sunday’s 29-3 loss to the 6-10 Bears, Giants head coach Joe Judge launched into an 11-minute defense of the work that he’s done while going 10-22 over his first two seasons on the job. Judge couldn’t point to wins as a sign of progress, so he focused on behind the scenes improvements to a […]

Lifestyle

Cost effectiveness of financial incentives for smoking cessation

From a societal perspective, paying people to quit smoking is highly cost-effective, because the benefits of smoking cessation are so great. That’s one of the main takeaways from a new study by Louise B. Russell and colleagues. At the same time, the study also helps us understand why employers might be reluctant to implement financial […]

Business

Samsung Electronics Q4 profit jumps on server chip demand, foundry margins

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Friday its fourth-quarter operating profit likely jumped 52% on-year to its highest for the quarter in four years, helped by solid demand for server memory chips and higher margins in chip contract manufacturing. The world’s largest memory chip and smartphone maker estimated October-December profit at 13.8 trillion won […]

Technology

Tim Cook’s 2021 pay package swelled to $98.7 million

A proxy statement filed by Apple on Thursday revealed exactly how much one can earn after ten years of running the world’s most valuable and most profitable company, and for Tim Cook, that number is $98.7 million. While his base salary stayed at $3 million, an additional $12 million in incentives, $82 million worth of […]

News

Dog who vanished after running to bottom of garden reunited with owners eight years on

A missing dog has been reunited with her owners after eight long years. Cassie, a cocker spaniel, was reported missing from her home in 2013 after returning from a dog walk. Usually, Cassie would go inside the house after a walk but on this particular day she ran to the bottom of the garden and […]

Sport

Cooper Kupp: 17-game records should be separated from previous ones

Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp enters Week 18 with a chance to make NFL history. Kupp needs 11 catches to tie Michael Thomas for the most catches in a season and he’ll tie Calvin Johnson’s receiving yards record if he picks up 135 against the 49ers on Sunday. If Kupp does equal or pass those […]

Lifestyle

New method allows for realistic, 3D model of the neuromuscular junction

The neuromuscular junction—where nerves and muscle fibers meet—is an essential synapse for muscle contraction and movement. Improper function of these junctions can lead to the development of progressive neuromuscular diseases, some of which have no effective treatment (like Lou Gehrig’s disease). Now, NIBIB-funded researchers have found a way to model the human neuromuscular junction by […]

Business

China regulator recovers $47 bln in funds after audit review

China’s auditing regulator said officials should “keep their eyes open” when conducting audits, after recovering more than 300 billion yuan ($47.04 billion) in government funds, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The task of auditing this year will focus on fiscal expenditure, including implementing tax cuts and reductions, Xinhua quoted Hou Kai, auditor general of […]

Technology

Twitter joins Instagram in copying TikTok’s reaction videos

Twitter has announced that it’s testing a feature called “quote tweet with reaction,” where you can embed a copy of a tweet into a photo or video instead of just replying to it with text. Twitter says that the feature is currently being tested on iOS. If you have access to the feature, the retweet […]

Sport

Kevin Stefanski: Jadeveon Clowney throwing Chase Claypool’s shoe was not smart, hurt the team

Who throws a shoe? Jadeveon Clowney did on Monday night, and his coach was not happy with him. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said after the game that he was disappointed in Clowney, who pulled off Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool‘s shoe and threw it, drawing a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. The penalty came after the […]