Daily Archives: April 12, 2022

NHL playoff watch: Wild-Blues a pre-playoffs preview

Apr 8, 2022Tim KavanaghESPN.com CloseTim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York.As we gaze upon the current NHL standings, one first-round playoff matchup appears to be more locked in than all of the rest: the Minnesota Wild vs. the St. Louis Blues in the Central Division’s No.…

China uses AI software to improve its surveillance capabilities

BEIJING, April 8 – Dozens of Chinese firms have built software that uses artificial intelligence to sort data collected on residents, amid high demand from authorities seeking to upgrade their surveillance tools, a Reuters review of government documents shows. According to more than 50 publicly available documents examined by Reuters, dozens of entities in China… Read More »

Meet the mulleted home run hitter lighting up college baseball

TOMMY WHITE SAYS he has two types of swings. This is an important point when dissecting his torrid start to his NC State career, which included nine home runs in his first eight games.The first is his “game swing.” It’s malleable. On his first swing of an at-bat, it’s pure muscle, attacking the center-field wall.…

Loss of neurons, not lack of sleep, makes Alzheimer’s patients drowsy: Reviving ‘awake neurons’ could be the solution to their sleepiness

The lethargy that many Alzheimer’s patients experience is caused not by a lack of sleep, but rather by the degeneration of a type of neuron that keeps us awake, according to a study that also confirms the tau protein is behind that neurodegeneration. The study’s findings contradict the common notion that Alzheimer’s patients sleep during… Read More »

Elon Musk to let Twitter employees ‘ask me anything’ after uproar

Billionaire Elon Musk will attempt to calm anxious Twitter staffers at an “ask me anything”-style town hall — just days after his appointment to the company’s board caused an internal uproar. Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal revealed the unusual plan in a companywide email to employees just days after Musk became the company’s largest individual shareholder with… Read More »

Earthy new beauty products trace their roots to the forest

In a charming video on the True Botanicals Web site highlighting the brand’s addictive new Nature Bathing Forest Bath Soak, founder Hillary Peterson welcomes viewers into the private garden and “secret outdoor bathing area” at her Mill Valley, Calif., home. Up a flight of stone steps, tucked behind a wooden door surrounded by dense foliage,… Read More »

Why a single picture, holding the UFC title, changed Aljamain

WHEN ALJAMAIN STERLING finally arrived home from the biggest night of his professional career, the first thing he did was apologize to his friends and family. The second thing he did was throw up.It was early morning on March 7, 2021, and Sterling was still dealing with the signs and symptoms of a concussion. Sterling…