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Chicago Coffee Shop Owner Has Collected 6,000 Warm Coats for the Homeless–And Delivered Them With Coffee

Tucked into a suburban Chicago train station may appear to be an unassuming coffee shop. But what’s going on behind the scenes is much more than just your average cup of Joe. For the seventh year in a row the shop’s owner Pilot Pete, a.k.a. Peter Thomas, has been the driving force behind ‘Coffee With […]

Sport

UFC Vegas 20 Results: Rozenstruik vs. Gane

MMA Fighting has UFC Vegas 20 results for the Rozenstruik vs. Gane fight card Friday, live blogs of the top two fights, and live UFC Vegas 20 Twitter updates. In the main event, Jairzinho Rozenstruik will try to hand Ciryl Gane his first career loss in a key heavyweight contest. Rozenstruik bounced back from the […]

Lifestyle

County where people live may predict some cardiovascular death by race, ethnicity

The association between race and ethnicity and specific characteristics of some U.S. counties may have a significant impact on death rates related to cardiovascular disease, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of […]

Business

Biden to press for $37 billion to boost chip manufacturing amid shortfall

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he would seek $37 billion in funding for legislation to supercharge chip manufacturing in the United States as a shortfall of semiconductors has forced U.S. automakers and other manufacturers to cut production. Biden also signed an executive order on Wednesday aimed at addressing the global semiconductor chip shortage that […]

Technology

NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover uses the same CPU as Apple’s iMac from 1998

Conventional wisdom would suggest that when sending a robot to explore another planet, you’d want to outfit it with the latest and greatest technology available to maximize its potential. As it turns out, that wasn’t a top priority for NASA. When the space agency’s Mars Perseverance rover touched down on the surface of the Red […]

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Mum of missing hiker Esther Dingley says every day is hell 100 days into search

Missing hiker Esther Dingley’s mum says the torment of not knowing what happened to her daughter is destroying her. Ria Dingley-Schoneveld spoke as the mystery of Esther’s disappearance in November on a solo trek in the Pyrenees reaches its 100th day tomorrow. The Oxford graduate’s last contact was a video call to partner Dan Colegate […]

Sport

UFC Vegas 20 bonuses: Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera 2 earns ‘Fight of the Night’

With all but one fight going to the judges’ scorecards on the nine-fight UFC Vegas 20 card, competition for bonuses wasn’t steep. Just three fighters walked away with additional $50,000 checks on a fight filled with tactical, if lackluster, bouts that required little intervention from referees. The night’s standout for action, a bantamweight rematch between […]

Lifestyle

How Twitter can help inform public policy relating to mental and emotional well‑being during social isolation

While the long-term emotional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are yet to be fully understood, social media is providing useful insight into how those in social isolation are feeling and how this may be affecting emotional well-being. Insight could have the potential to help inform public health policy making and early intervention to support mental […]

Business

Boeing working with regulators, customers on return of 737 MAX in Asia

Boeing Co is working with regulators and customers to return the 737 MAX to the skies in Asia, a senior executive said on Thursday, where it remains grounded nearly two years after two deadly crashes even though it has returned in other markets. “We’re continuing to work with global regulators and our customers to return […]

Technology

Hacker improves GTA Online load times by 70 percent with a simple DLL

Gaming mods are a dime a dozen, especially for Grand Theft Auto Online. But occasionally, someone comes along with one that is so good and yet so basic that you wonder why the developer didn’t do the same thing in a patch. One hacker has shown a fix for load times that is so simple […]