Bears agree to terms with Mario Edwards

Defensive tackle Mario Edwards won’t be hitting free agency, after all. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Bears have agreed to terms with Edwards on a multi-year deal. A second-round pick of the Raiders in 2015, Edwards spent three years in Oakland before heading to the Giants for 2018, the Saints for […]


Binge drinking in adolescence is linked to changes in the cerebellum in young adulthood

Binge drinking in adolescence is associated with changes in the volume of the cerebellum in young adulthood, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital shows. Earlier studies have shown that excessive, long-term alcohol consumption causes damage to the cerebellum in adults, but there is very little data on the […]


Danone confirms ousting of Faber as chairman and CEO after activist pressure

The board of French food group Danone said on Monday that Emmanuel Faber would step down as chairman and CEO, adding that Gilles Schnepp, who joined as a director late last year, had been appointed non-executive chairman with immediate effect. Danone had come under pressure in recent months from several shareholders, including investment fund Artisan […]


Prey and Dishonored on Series X|S: FPS Boost isn’t just about 60fps

As part of its celebration in acquiring Bethesda, Microsoft’s second wave of FPS Boost titles for Xbox Series consoles sees the delivery of some dramatic upgrades for classic titles from its newly assimilated publisher. Heavy hitters Skyrim, Fallout 4 and Fallout 76 will get the Digital Foundry treatment in due course, but to begin with […]


Riots erupt again on Museumplein in Amsterdam

The Museumplein in Amsterdam was cleared on Saturday after an emergency order from the municipality. Hundreds of protesters had gathered on the square for an illegal demonstration against the corona measures. A large group of demonstrators are now moving through the city from the Museumplein. The demonstrators had gathered on the square to demonstrate against […]


Texans trade Benardrick McKinney to Dolphins for Shaq Lawson

The Texans and Dolphins have agreed to a trade. Houston will send linebacker Benardrick McKinney to Miami for linebacker Shaq Lawson, according to multiple reports. A swap of late-round picks is also involved. McKinney was the Texans’ second-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft. He was a Pro Bowler in 2018. Last year he was […]


Study shows stronger brain activity after writing on paper than on tablet or smartphone

A study of Japanese university students and recent graduates has revealed that writing on physical paper can lead to more brain activity when remembering the information an hour later. Researchers say that the complex, spatial and tactile information associated with writing by hand on physical paper is likely what leads to improved memory. “Actually, paper […]


Week of the central banks

1/ TIME TO PUSH BACK? After a stunning selloff in U.S. Treasuries took benchmark 10-year yields above 1.6%, the highest in a year, the March 16-17 Federal Reserve meeting will be watched closely for hints policymakers are concerned about yields, asset bubbles and inflation. A repricing of market interest rate expectations to anticipate a Fed […]


Rockstar officially implementing fan-made fix that massively reduces GTA Online load times

Just a day after confirming it would be officially implementing a fan-made fix to reduce Grand Theft Auto Online’s load times by up to 70 percent on PC, Rockstar has announced the update is now live. The fix arrives as part of GTA 5’s Title Update 1.53 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, which – […]