Sport

Mickey Loomis: Saints “prepared for anything” with Alvin Kamara discipline

Saints running back Alvin Kamara‘s arrest on felony battery charges in Las Vegas in February is expected to result in a suspension under the league’s Personal Conduct Policy. PFT reported this week that Kamara is bracing for a six-game suspension and the prospect of a ban came up during General Manager Mickey Loomis’ appearance on […]

Lifestyle

New genes with mutations for developmental disorders identified

The causes of intelligence impairment or epilepsy remain unexplained in more than 50% of cases. Together with international colleagues, researchers at Leipzig University Hospital have discovered two genes with mutations that cause neurodevelopmental disorders in children. Their findings have now been published in the journals Brain and The American Journal of Human Genetics. Human geneticists […]

Business

Inflation saps U.S. consumer confidence; house prices remain elevated

U.S. consumer confidence dropped to a 16-month low in June as worries about high inflation left consumers to anticipate that the economy would slow significantly or even slide into recession in the second half of the year. Despite the gloomy outlook, consumers showed little sign of cutting back on spending, with buying plans for motor […]

Technology

Our favorite benchmarks for testing PCs and how to use them

When The Verge runs reviews of laptops (and occasionally phones), they are invariably benchmarked in order to measure various aspects of a PC’s performance. However, benchmarks are not just used by product reviewers. They can help all of us in a variety of ways. Benchmarks can let you know if (and perhaps even why) a […]

News

Brit, 25, plummets to his death from notorious Devil’s Pass mountain peak

A British man has fallen to his death in a mountaineering accident, as he climbed along a crest known as Devil’s Pass in Spain. The 25-year-old is believed to have fallen as he tried to reach a 4,367ft limestone mountain peak in the Basque Country called Anboto. His body was discovered by search and rescue […]

Sport

Ravens will have 16 open training camp practices

The Ravens announced they will have 16 open training camp practices at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills this summer. The complex has room for approximately 1,000 fans per day. The team also will have an open practice at M&T Bank Stadium on July 30. Beginning Wednesday, July 13 at 11 a.m. ET, […]

Lifestyle

When to Introduce Spices to Your Toddler

It’s the responsibility of the parents to carefully introduce various foods to their kids after they have grown enough. Spices can play an important role in shaping his/her preference for foods in the future. Hence, choosing the appropriate amount of spices is important. But do you know when your toddler should be introduced to what […]

Business

Novartis to cut up to 8,000 jobs globally

Novartis (NOVN.S) said on Tuesday a previously announced restructuring programme could lead to 8,000 jobs being cut, or about 7.4% of its global workforce, including up to 1,400 in Switzerland. The job cuts, previously projected by Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan to be in the “single digit thousands”, are part of a restructuring programme the Swiss […]

Technology

Persona 5 and Nier: Automata are coming to the Switch

The Nintendo Switch is getting some big-name roleplaying games. At a Nintendo Direct Mini today, Nintendo revealed that Persona 5 Royal (along with its predecessors Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden) will be coming to the Switch. Persona 5 is launching on October 21st and will be preceded by Nier: Automata on October 6th. […]

News

Man begging outside Greggs shares how wife’s death led to ‘soul destroying’ spiral

A former chef has opened up about how his life turned upside down and is now forced to sit outside Greggs begging for food ever since his wife died under tragic circumstances. Richie Nicholson, 40, used to be a chef in Leeds – specialising in French cuisine. Today, his life is a lot more different […]