Sport

NFL games are 20 of the 22 most-watched sporting events so far in 2022

Most of the NFL games that will be played in 2022 have not been played yet, but the NFL has already dominated the American sports television landscape this year. With Major League Baseball at its All-Star break and the sports year at approximately its halfway point, SportsMediaWatch.com has put together a list of the most-watched […]

Lifestyle

Racial discrimination affects brain microstructure

Racial discrimination increases the risk for physical and mental illnesses, and Black women suffer from diseases at significantly higher rates than White women. How traumatic experiences such as discrimination increase vulnerability to illness remains the topic of intense research. Now, a new study shows that the experience of racial discrimination affects the microstructure of the […]

Business

Uber admits covering up 2016 hacking, avoids prosecution in U.S. settlement

Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) on Friday accepted responsibility for covering up a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million passengers and drivers, as part of a settlement with U.S. prosecutors to avoid criminal charges. In entering a non-prosecution agreement, Uber admitted that its personnel failed to report the November 2016 hacking to the U.S. Federal […]

Technology

Development on Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 continues but it won’t be at this year’s PDXCon

It’s been a long and eventful road for Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2, but despite its troubled development, which has included the removal of its original developer Hardsuit Labs, Paradox Interactive has popped up to assure fans that work continues on the project, although it won’t be shown at the publisher’s upcoming PDXCon. Vampire: […]

News

Gran, 47, thought she had menopause symptoms before rare terminal cancer diagnosis

A young grandma whose abdominal pains were misdiagnosed as being “menopausal” was later given a diagnosis of a rare cancer that affects just one in every two million people. Eve Lauder, a 47-year-old police officer, was shocked when a doctor told her in December of 2020 that she had advanced goblet cell carcinoma (GCC), a […]

Sport

New Bills stadium will be “intimate and intimidating” (for those who can get in)

When the Bills Mafia gather at their next social club, the goal will be to make the experience more anti-social for the opposition. Michael Petro the Buffalo News takes a closer look at how the new Buffalo venue will look and feel. Scott Radecic, a former Bills linebacker who works for the stadium’s architect, told […]

Lifestyle

Review outlines methods to estimate life expectancy

Five key methods have been explored by Leicester researchers to calculate life expectancy and the life years lost due to disease and illness. Life expectancy measures, particularly years of life lost or gained, have captured a great interest in the last years by public health institutions and healthcare professionals given their immediate and actionable interpretation. […]

Business

Wall Street closes lower as ad tech, social media stocks drop

U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday as disappointing earnings from Snap spooked investors and shares in social media and ad tech firms dropped, offsetting gains from card issuer American Express following an upbeat forecast. Still, all three major indexes posted weekly gains despite Friday’s losses with the tech heavy Nasdaq closing out the week 3.3% […]

Technology

Doom designer John Romero working on new FPS with “major publisher”

Legendary game maker John Romero – best known for his work on developer id Software’s seminal run of 90s shooters including Wolfenstein, Doom, and Quake – has announced he’s working on a new FPS in collaboration with an as-yet unnamed “major publisher”. Romero shared the news in a statement posted to Twitter, revealing the project […]

News

Wembley fire: 80 firefighters battle huge blaze as smoke fills sky on hottest day ever

More than 80 firefighters are battling an out of control blaze in north London as the country continues to struggle in record-breaking heat. Twelve fire engines are at the incident at an outbuilding alight on The Broadway in Wembley. Terrifying video footage from the scene shows black smoke billowing into the sky. A spokesman for […]