Sport

Kyrie Irving plans to burn sage before every game to “cleanse the energy”

It raised a few eyebrows when cameras caught Kyrie Irving walking around the parquet floor of the TD Garden Friday night burning sage in what is a Native American purification ritual. It didn’t phase Nets players, they had seen it before. “That’s his thing. I mean, Ky probably sages his room before 2K at home,” […]

Lifestyle

Finding a personalized approach to treating chronic rejection after lung transplantation

Two new papers examine the processes of lung scarring and chronic rejection of the organ after transplantation, and potential therapies to stop the graft, or transplanted organ and its tissue, from failing. “Chronic graft failure due to progressive scarring is the number one worry of all transplant physicians with very few means available to stop […]

Business

U.S. shoppers grab last-minute holiday gifts, pick up online orders in-store

Many U.S. holiday shoppers, wary of spending time in stores during the latest surge of COVID-19 cases and nervous about packages not arriving before Christmas, were on a mission on Saturday: snatch up last-minute gifts fast or pick up online purchases in-store. The “Super Saturday” before Christmas is traditionally the busiest day of the year […]

Technology

New colors for the Galaxy S21 revealed in leaked renders

Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 line will come in several new colors, according to leaked press renders acquired by WinFuture. Based on the images, the new colors will include light purple / violet, gray, black, white, and rosy pink. Some of the colors will be limited to specific phones in the S21 line, according to Android […]

News

Boy, 12, holds ‘rave’ in school toilet until teachers seize his equipment

A ‘rave’ organised by a 12-year-old boy in his school’s toilets lasted just 30 minutes before teachers shut it down – but his parents say he did nothing wrong. Cael Bell advertised the underground event – held on December 11 – on Snapchat a week earlier, with all in attendance to the lunchtime gig offered […]

Sport

Lakers Anthony Davis drop 35 on Suns; he looks ready for season

The Lakers’ Anthony Davis could be in the Most Valuable Player mix this season. He certainly has the skill, and he will be on the right stage, playing for the high-profile Lakers. Davis looked like an MVP dropping 35 points — 19 during the third quarter — on the Suns Friday night as the Lakers […]

Lifestyle

Researchers discover protein function that could improve chemotherapy in the future

Chemotherapy attacks all cells in our body and not just cancer cells, which is why patients undergoing the treatment often experience side effects such as physical weakness, hair loss and nausea. However, because cancer cells divide and spread faster than most normal cells, cancer cells are more sensitive to chemotherapy, which kills cells by inhibiting […]

Business

Chinese drone maker says products to remain on sale despite U.S. restriction

Chinese drone manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, which was added by the United States along with dozens of Chinese companies to a restricted trade list on Friday, said its products will remain on sale despite the move. “DJI is disappointed in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision”, a representative of the company said in […]

Technology

Twitter is launching its new verification policy on January 20th

Twitter’s revamped verification policy is launching on January 20th, 2021, after Twitter pressed pause on the formal application process for more than three years. The new policy was refined with input from tens of thousands of user responses after Twitter confirmed in November it would be relaunching verification next year. That January date isn’t when […]