Year: 2020

Coffee Drinks That Anyone Can Make At Home

Everyone loves a good cup of java but buying all your coffee from your local coffee shop can get quite expensive. The alternative of course if to brew your own, but where do you begin? Choosing the right type of coffee can be a difficult task, especially if you are new to homemade coffee. Use […]

The Best South Africa Etiquette

Mealtimes and Typical Foods The typical diet is a combination of local ethnic group cuisine, Western foods, and Asian foods: much is available in South Africa. All groups enjoy barbecues, for example. Local food is rich in rice, yams and cassava (a root vegetable), plus breads, fresh vegetables. and fruits. Meats are enjoyed when available, […]

Jarvis Landry donates $15,000 in hygiene products to Cleveland students

Browns receiver Jarvis Landry donated $15,000 to provide hygiene products to East Cleveland City School District students and their families. Landry partnered with supercenter chain Meijer to secure items, which will be given to recipients selected through the Browns Foundation’s “Get 2 School, Stay in the Game!” Network. Soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and other personal […]

Single mutation leads to big effects in autism-related gene

A new study in Neuron offers clues to why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more common in boys than in girls. National Institutes of Health scientists found that a single amino acid change in the NLGN4 gene, which has been linked to autism symptoms, may drive this difference in some cases. The study was conducted […]

Oil jump lifts Wall Street as jobless claims data surges

U.S. stocks rallied on Thursday as hopes for a truce in the price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia and a cut in oil output drove gains, taking some sting out of a shocking jump in Americans filing jobless claims due to coronavirus-led lockdowns. The S&P energy index .SPNY, down by more than 50% this […]

Amazon will feature SXSW films in a virtual film festival on Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is partnering with South by Southwest to launch what it’s calling a film festival collection, which will include works from filmmakers who had been scheduled to screen at the 2020 event in Austin. Originally scheduled for mid-March, the 34-year-old tech, music, and film fest was canceled by Austin Mayor Steve Adler on […]

Man fined £1,400 after coronavirus lockdown party at his flat

A man who threatened to kill a neighbour for trying to break up his flat party during lockdown has been fined more than £1,000. Janis Zalitis, 29, saw red after a getting a note saying the police would be called unless his guests were sent home in order to comply with government social distancing rules. […]

Dez Bryant, Dak Prescott are the latest to send bad message regarding the pandemic

I’m a big fan of Dak Prescott. But I’m not a big fan of anyone who fails to practice social distancing or otherwise comply with federal or state guidelines regarding the importance of staying at home during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And with lives on the line, I’m not going to shut up when someone […]

Tailoring an anti-cancer drug for optimal tumor cell killing

In a study published this week in Science, Université de Montreal researchers report key structural and biochemical differences among a class of anti-cancer drugs known as PARP inhibitors. These distinguishing differences were linked to differing capacities of PARP inhibitors to kill cancer cells. The research resolves a long-standing and perplexing quandary over differences between the […]

Asian markets look to follow Wall Street rally as oil surges

Asian markets on Friday looked to latch onto Wall Street’s overnight gains after crude prices notched their biggest one-day surge on record, helping offset concerns about the depth of a global recession. Despite the rally in stocks, investors still sought the safety of the U.S. dollar and government bonds as an unprecedented number of Americans […]