Sport

Scott Fitterer says Panthers have talked to at least five teams about trading back from No. 8

The Panthers hold the eighth overall pick in the draft. When it’s time to use the eighth overall pick in the draft, they possibly won’t. G.M. Scott Fitterer said in a pre-draft press conference that the Panthers have spoken to at least five teams about trading down, via Joe Person of TheAthletic.com. Peter King has […]

Lifestyle

Study investigates link between prediabetes and youth beverage intake

Adolescents in the U.S. exceed the current recommendation of sugar sweetened beverage consumption and a new study in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care shows a link between the beverage and an increased risk for a prediabetes diagnosis. In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that one in five adolescents are living […]

Business

Citi taps Drury to lead newly launched Tech & Comms franchise

Citigroup has tasked one of its most senior London-based bankers with leading its new technology and communications franchise as the sector benefits from a wave of deals triggered by digital disruption. British-born Philip Drury, who has been leading Citi’s banking, capital markets and advisory business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa since 2018, will […]

Technology

AMD reports another record quarter as revenue jumps 93% to $3.45 billion

Consumers are doubtlessly sick of hearing the words “chip shortage,” but for AMD, the unprecedented demand contributed to a record-breaking quarter. During the first three months of 2021, team red saw its revenue increase 93% year over year (YoY) to $3.45 billion. We know the difficulty in buying graphics cards and, to a lesser extent, […]

News

Colorado police rescue skunk with head stuck in cup

Police in Colorado responded to a potentially stinky situation when a skunk was spotted with a milkshake cup stuck over its head. The Arvada Police Department said officers responded to the Apex Recreation Center after witnesses spotted a skunk wandering with its head stuck inside a Chick-fil-A milkshake cup. The department posted a video to […]

Sport

Scott Fitterer: Draft won’t impact “strong plan” for Sam Darnold’s fifth-year option

The Browns exercised their 2022 contract option on quarterback Baker Mayfield on Friday, but it’s unclear if the second quarterback picked in the 2018 draft will have his option picked up. After the Panthers traded for Sam Darnold this month, there was a report that the team will exercise that option but they’ve made no […]

Lifestyle

Dietary amino acid determines the fate of cancer cells

A research group at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) has discovered molecular events that determine whether cancer cells live or die. With this knowledge, they found that reduced consumption of a specific protein building block prevents the growth of cells that become cancerous. These findings were published in the scientific journal eLife […]

Business

Chinese demand, higher prices boost BMW’s Q1 earnings

BMW’s first-quarter earnings bounced back more strongly than expected from a pandemic-ravaged first three months of last year, the German carmaker said on Monday, helped by higher prices and strong Chinese demand. In an unscheduled release, the company said its earnings before tax leapt by 370% to 3.76 billion euros ($4.53 billion), according to preliminary […]

Technology

The PS5 has already sold 7.8 million units, beating the PS4’s launch record

High demand for a product can mean disappointment for consumers, but it’s good news for the companies that make them. Sony PlayStation, for example, just had its best-ever financial year, and it revealed that the PS5 is selling at a faster rate than the PS4. In its latest earnings report, Sony announced that 7.8 million […]

News

British speed-eater drinks Capri Sun in 15.71 seconds for Guinness record

A British speed-eater broke a Guinness World Record by drinking a Capri Sun beverage pouch in 15.71 seconds. Leah Shutkever, a speed-eater with more than 20 Guinness titles including most chicken nuggets eaten in 3 minutes and fastest time to eat 15 Ferrero Rocher, said one of the most challenging aspects of the Capri Sun […]