Sport

Montrezl Harrell’s somersault was best part of NBA Christmas Day

The NBA’s Christmas Day slate ended up being a dud. Five games, five blowouts. The best part of the day may have been Montrezl Harrell‘s somersault. Dallas’ Dorian Finney-Smith missed a three, and Harrell was putting an aggressive box out on Willie Cauley-Stein, when the Dallas center pulled Harrell down — and Harrell executed a […]

Lifestyle

What You Need to Know About Prenatal Testing for Down Syndrome and Other Genetic Conditions

A mother’s worry for her child’s health and well-being begins much before they’re even born and prenatal testing plays an important role in easing this anxiety of future parents. These tests help detect any congenital (from birth) problems that could lead to birth defects or genetic diseases. Having all the information beforehand helps plan appropriate […]

Business

Jack Ma’s disappearing act fuels speculation about billionaire’s whereabouts

Alibaba founder Jack Ma’s absence from public view in the past two months, including missing the final episode of a TV show on which he was to appear as a judge, has fueled social media speculation over his whereabouts amid a Chinese regulatory clampdown on his sprawling business empire. China’s highest-profile entrepreneur has not appeared […]

Technology

Apple wants to build its first car in 2024, Reuters says

Apple once again appears to be seriously looking at making a car. Reuters reports that Apple is pursuing production of a passenger vehicle by 2024 as well as the creation of self-driving systems and a “breakthrough battery technology.” The report is vague on how it all comes together — it’s not clear that all of […]

News

Bomber in Nashville Christmas explosion was ‘loner,’ IT consultant, sources say

Before he was identified as the suspect and the only person killed in the Christmas morning explosion in Nashville, Tennessee, Anthony Warner, according to people who knew him, was a loner who had recently retired as an information technology consultant. Warner, 63, died when his recreational vehicle exploded in a blast that rocked downtown Nashville, […]

Sport

Still The King: LeBron James wins AP Male Athlete of Year award

LeBron James told the world in 2020 that Black Lives Matter. He helped convince many who had never voted to finally head to the polls. He found more ways to continue elevating the lives of people in his hometown. If that weren’t enough, he won another NBA championship. James’ on-court performance this year was spectacular […]

Lifestyle

EMOM Workouts: Benefits, Side Effects and How to do Them Right

If fitness and working out gives you pleasure in life then EMOM workouts are just what you should be taking up or trying out next. EMOM refers to Every Minute On the Minute workouts and is a type of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). The idea is to challenge yourself to complete a number of repetitions […]

Business

China’s Alibaba to shut down Xiami music app next month

Alibaba Group will close its music streaming platform Xiami Music next month, in a move that marks a step back from its ambitions to push into China’s entertainment industry. “Due to operational adjustments, we will stop the service of Xiami Music,” the online music arm of the Chinese e-commerce giant said on Tuesday on its […]

Technology

Big tech companies including Intel, Nvidia, and Cisco were all infected during the SolarWinds hack

Last week, news broke that IT management company SolarWinds had been hacked, possibly by the Russian government, and the US Treasury, Commerce, State, Energy, and Homeland Security departments have been affected — two of which may have had emails stolen as a result of the hack. Other government agencies and many companies are investigating due […]

News

Virginia deputy fired over ‘disturbing’ posts on social media site Parler

The Prince William County sheriff’s office announced the firing on Saturday after conducting an internal investigation. MANASSAS, Va. — A sheriff’s deputy in Virginia has been fired after authorities said that “disturbing comments” were posted by his account on a conservative social media website. The Washington Post reports that the Prince William County sheriff’s office […]