Sport

Bruce Arians has no issue with Friday the 13th

Plenty of questions posed to football coaches involve hardcore, X-and-O topics. Some don’t. On this Friday the 13th, which you may not have noticed because every damn day since Friday, March 13th has felt like a Friday the 13th, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians was asked whether he suffers in any way from triskadecaphobia. “Thirteen is […]

Lifestyle

Reviewing past neuroscience research that explores the neural mechanisms of aggression

Aggression is a common behavior both among humans and other animals, which is known to be particularly important for defense, protection and survival. While psychologists and neuroscientists have been investigating aggression for several decades, recent technological advances have enabled the collection of increasingly precise and insightful data that has helped to identify many of the […]

Business

Why it’s not always smart to pay off your house right away

Dear Dave, My wife and I have two kids and one on the way. We’re debt-free except for our home, and we have our emergency fund in place. We’ve also been saving for retirement, with me putting 15% into a 401(k) and her putting 10 percent into her retirement account. On top of all this, […]

Technology

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers now get a month of Disney Plus for free

Microsoft is adding a month of Disney Plus to its Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription this week. If you’ve never been a Disney Plus subscriber, you’ll be able to claim a month of the service for free from the Perks Gallery on an Xbox console or through the Xbox Game Pass mobile apps. Disney Plus […]

News

Statue restoration goes wrong as critics complain it now resembles Donald Trump

A clumsy restoration job has left a historic Spanish sculpture of a woman looking like Donald Trump, critics have complained. The renovated statue above a bank in Palencia, Spain, has been mocked relentlessly online. It has drawn unflattering comparisons with a 19th-century painting of Jesus that was famously dubbed “monkey Christ” after a devout church-goer […]

Sport

Vikings activate Pat Elflein from injured reserve

The Vikings activated offensive guard Pat Elflein off injured reserve, the team announced Friday. In the season opener against Green Bay, Elflein started at right guard and played all 52 snaps. He went on injured reserve Sept. 17 after injuring his thumb in practice. The Vikings designated Elflein for return Oct. 26. He has started […]

Lifestyle

Q&A: Finding meaning and resilience six months into the pandemic

After passing the six-month mark of coronavirus shutdowns, many people are still struggling to find hope and a sense of meaning in their lives. Much about the virus and how to control it remains uncertain; consequently, rates of depression, anxiety, suicidality and substance abuse are increasing. But even with no end to the crisis in […]

Business

Amazon May be on the Wrong Side of India’s FDI Rulebook for Multi-brand Retail on Dispute with Future Retail

Here is a sentence, which sounds innocuous and laced with bureaucratese at first glance, that may well be read and re-read several times and subjected to rigorous legal interpretation in the coming weeks. “Retail trading, in any form, by means of e-commerce, would not be permissible, for companies with FDI (foreign direct investment), engaged in […]

Technology

Sony gives your PS4 a second life: slinging a PS5 to another room of your house

The PlayStation 5 can do practically everything the PS4 can, with only a small handful of games and features getting left behind. (Bye-bye, 3D Blu-ray.) But there may be one compelling reason to keep your PS4 around: you could pick up where you left off in a PS5 game from another room of your house. […]

News

Walkers officially confirms that Monster Munch are claws – not little monsters

Walkers crisps have finally put an end to a debate which has been raging for years; is the iconic Monster Munch shape a claw with four fingers, or a monster with two arms and legs? With fans fiercely divided over the true identity of the crisps, Walkers last month released limited-edition ‘Monster’ packs, containing “new […]