Sport

Jerome Baker, Dolphins “haven’t really talked about” new contract

Linebacker Jerome Baker is heading into the final year of his rookie deal, but it doesn’t sound like an extension with the Dolphins is imminent. Baker followed up a 126-tackle season in 2019 by recording 112 tackles, seven sacks and two forced fumbles for Miami last season, which made him a key part of their […]

Lifestyle

Improving dialysis through redesign of arteriovenous grafts

People with end-stage renal disease often undergo hemodialysis, a life-sustaining blood-filtering treatment. To make the process as fast and efficient as possible, many people have “hemodialysis grafts” surgically implanted. These grafts are like bypasses, connecting a vein to a major artery, making it easier to access blood and ensuring the same blood doesn’t get filtered […]

Business

Southwest Airlines orders 34 more 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing

Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) said on Tuesday it had ordered 34 new Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 MAX 7 aircraft to receive in 2022, as the U.S. airline prepares for a vaccine-driven recovery in travel demand. The move brings the carrier’s total orders for the MAX 7 to 234. Shares of Southwest were up 1.1% at $58.92 […]

Technology

Microsoft just launched a bunch of new games on Xbox Game Pass at E3 2021

Microsoft has announced a whole slate of games that will be joining Xbox Game Pass today, with 11 new titles available on the subscription service via Xbox and PC. The new Game Pass titles were announced during Microsoft and Bethesda’s joint E3 conference on Sunday. The lion’s share comes from Bethesda, which adds 10 more […]

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Lightning strikes car on Florida highway, leaves gouge in road

A lightning strike on a car traversing a Florida highway caused damage to the vehicle and the road — but not the driver. The Florida Highway Patrol said lightning struck a Nissan Rogue traveling westbound Monday morning in Interstate 75 in Broward County. The lightning strike about 11:20 a.m. caused damage to the vehicle’s antenna […]

Sport

Malik Hooker hoping to visit more teams

Safety Malik Hooker has visited with the Cowboys, Dolphins and Steelers since becoming a free agent, but has not signed with a team for the 2021 season. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio earlier this week, Hooker said that he knows he’s likely to sign a one-year deal coming off of an Achilles tear […]

Lifestyle

New risk calculator to save many more lives from heart attack and stroke

A new risk calculator will better predict people at high risk of heart and circulatory diseases years before they strike, and is ready for use across the UK and Europe, according to research published today in the journal European Heart Journal. The risk calculator, SCORE2, will be adopted by the upcoming European Guidelines on Cardiovascular […]

Business

Eying Deal, GM Softens On Tough Standards For Car Pollution

The nation’s largest automaker said Wednesday it can support greenhouse gas emissions limits that other car manufacturers negotiated with California if they are achieved mostly by promoting sales of fully electric vehicles. It is a new stance for General Motors, which had supported the Trump administration’s efforts to end California’s ability to set its own […]

Technology

The Xbox Series X mini fridge will be available this holiday season

Microsoft’s concluded its E3 2021 showcase with a rather cool announcement: the Xbox Series X-shaped mini fridge, which the company promised to make after defeating Skittles in a Twitter poll, will be released in holiday 2021. Microsoft is promising that the upcoming Xbox Mini Fridge (the official name) is “the world’s most powerful mini fridge,” […]

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Idaho men break Guinness record for behind-the-back disc catches

A pair of Idaho men who lost the Guinness World Record for most behind-the-back flying disc catches in 1 minute reclaimed their title with 67 catches. David Rush, who has broken more than 150 Guinness World Records to promote STEM education, initially teamed with Mike Beacham to break the record with 51 catches, but their […]