Sport

Mississippi confirms that Brett Favre has yet to repay $600,000

Last May, Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre faced serious questions about receiving $1.1 million in Mississippi welfare funds for work he didn’t do. This May, he hasn’t paid back the full amount of the money. Via the Associated Press, Mississippi authorities confirmed on Tuesday that Favre has not yet paid back $600,000 that he […]

Business

Cathie Wood’s investment firm, Elliott buy Twitter shares on dip

Cathie Wood’s Ark Investment Management and hedge fund Elliott Management bought shares of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) last week after the stock fell on disappointing quarterly results. Wood’s investment firm bought about 1.3 million shares of the company worth $71 million last week, the report said, citing an email on the firm’s trading activity. Separately, Elliott […]

Lifestyle

How to wear pink

I like pink. I also like that I’m now allowed to say this out loud, and to wear pink clothes without getting side-eye. It used to be that wearing pink was like slipping into baby-talk. It had a whiff of a refusal to grow up about it, not as bad as keeping teddy bears in […]

Technology

Chia farming can reportedly ruin a 512GB SSD in 40 days

New cryptocurrency Chia positions itself as an eco-friendly alternative to Bitcoin—which uses more energy each year than the whole of Sweden—thanks to its use of storage space rather than computing power. But its green-friendly credentials are looking shaky. Not only are we starting to see signs of HDD and SSD shortages, but it also vastly […]

News

Women are convincing men they peel their faces off while on their period

We’ve said it before, and no doubt we’ll say it again, but it really is uncanny how much you can learn on TikTok, However, it’s always important to remember that you shouldn’t believe everything you see on the internet. Sadly, many men didn’t heed this warning, and have been left believing that women actually peel […]

Sport

Kerryon Johnson looking forward to competing with Eagles’ other running backs

When the Eagles claimed running back Kerryon Johnson off waivers, they were adding him to a crowded running back room that already featured Miles Sanders, Boston Scott, Jordan Howard and Jason Huntley, as well as fifth-round rookie Kenneth Gainwell. Johnson welcomes being part of that crowd. Johnson said he sees a running back room with […]

Business

Blackstone asks its companies to regularly report on sustainability

Blackstone Group Inc (BX.N) has for the first time asked executives in companies controlled by its private equity arm to regularly report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters to their boards. The world’s largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate has been seeking to bolster its sustainability credentials as […]

Lifestyle

Would-be dog owners told to think twice before buying flat-faced breeds

Experts have urged would-be dog owners to reconsider buying squashed-faced animals such as French bulldogs, warning they are prone to life-limiting health conditions, and that buying such breeds could fuel criminal activity. The pandemic has triggered a boom in dog ownership with Kennel Club figures revealing there has been a 12% rise in puppy registrations […]

Technology

Intel and Nvidia launch 11th-gen Tiger Lake H45 CPUs and RTX 3050 GPUs for gaming and high-performance laptops

Today Nvidia and Intel are making a joint hardware launch announcement that mostly concerns the gaming laptop market. On the Intel side, we have new 11th-gen Core Tiger Lake H45 processors for gaming laptops and high performance productivity systems. Then from Nvidia, there’s new GeForce RTX 3050 and RTX 3050 Ti GPUs for laptops that […]

News

Dad’s ‘disappointment’ over having a girl in gender reveal sparks debate

An expectant dad’s reaction to the gender of his new baby has divided opinions online. Matt shared footage of his gender reveal party on TikTok, where he’s known as @matthb92. In the clip that has been viewed more than 550,000 times, Matt and presumably his partner can be seen surrounded by their loved ones – […]