Sport

Chris Hogan makes his debut in the Premier Lacrosse League

Former NFL receiver Chris Hogan officially has started his career in a second pro sport. Hogan played on Saturday in the Premier Lacrosse League, at Gillette Stadium. “Honestly, the bus ride over that I had today, compared to my first NFL game, was the exact same feeling,” Hogan said, via Boston.com. “The exact same butterflies. […]

Lifestyle

Young adults who lost and then restored heart health had lower risk of heart attack, stroke

Preserving good cardiovascular health during young adulthood is one of the best ways to reduce risks of premature heart attack or stroke, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation. The number of premature deaths from cardiovascular disease is increasing in many countries including the U.S. While there is […]

Business

Oil Rises for Second Day on Signs of Strong Fuel Demand Recovery

Oil prices rose for a second day on Wednesday on signs of strong fuel demand in Europe, while the prospect of a near-term return of Iranian oil supply faded as the US secretary of state said sanctions against Tehran were unlikely to be lifted. Brent crude futures were up 15 cents, or 0.2%, at $72.37 […]

Technology

Microsoft announces The Outer Worlds 2 at its E3 2021 showcase

Microsoft announced The Outer Worlds 2, a sequel to Obsidian’s 2019 role-playing shooter, at its E3 2021 showcase on Sunday. The trailer provided very few details about the upcoming game — and in fact, poked fun at similar early announcements by openly addressing just how devoid of real details the trailer was. “Now, we see […]

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Lost class ring returned to New York man after 63 years

A New York woman cleaning out her parents’ home after their deaths discovered a class ring and was able to track down the man who lost it 63 years earlier. Mary Jo Orzech of Brockport said she was cleaning out her parents’ home in Lackawanna last year when she found the Lackawanna High School class […]

Sport

Travis Kelce: Browns are contenders, neck and neck with Chiefs in the AFC

The Chiefs have been the class of the AFC the last couple years, but now Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce thinks the Browns are right there with the Chiefs in 2021. Kelce, who was born and raised in Cleveland, attended Browns receiver Jarvis Landry‘s charity softball game and said the Browns are playoff contenders. “They’re […]

Lifestyle

Hair follicles heal blisters at personal cost

A team of scientists has shown that the healing of skin blisters is driven by hair follicle stem cells, which delay their own development in the process. The healing process of the tissues in the human body is particularly well-studied in skin, especially as skin serves as a layer of protection from the environment. However, […]

Business

Beyond sausages, why are EU, UK arguing over Northern Ireland?

David Frost, the UK’s minister in charge of ties with the European Union, and Maros Sefkovic, vice head of the European Commission, meet on Wednesday to try and resolve differences over post-Brexit trading arrangements for Northern Ireland. Here is an explanation of what is at stake in the talks. THE PROTOCOL – Both the EU […]

Technology

Microsoft announces Redfall, a vampire shooter from the team behind Dishonored

Microsoft ended its E3 2021 presentation with a brand-new title: Redfall, the latest release from Dishonored developer Arkane Studios. It’s a co-op shooter that looks a bit like Left 4 Dead, but with dangerous vampires in place of zombies. Here’s the premise: The quaint island town of Redfall, Massachusetts, is under siege by a legion […]

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Contractor finds seven kittens, nine cats inside wall of vacant home

A Philadelphia contractor who was taking down a wall at an abandoned home when a kitten fell out ended up rescuing nine cats and seven kittens from the inside the wall. Philadelphia Animal Care and Control said in a Facebook post that the contractor was taking down a wall at a vacant home where meowing […]