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Saints’ Patrick Robinson retires

After 11 years in the NFL, mostly in New Orleans, Patrick Robinson has decided to call it a career. Robinson, a veteran cornerback who was expected to be a starter this season, has instead retired, his agent told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Although Robinson turns 34 next month and is getting old by cornerback […]

Lifestyle

Wildfires can cause mental health damage that smolders years after the flames go out

Melissa Geissinger didn’t believe she was in danger. But when the cat at the foot of her bed lifted its head to sniff the air, she felt her first stab of worry. She stepped outside her home in Santa Rosa, California, and there it was: the choking smell of smoke. Then came the phone alert—the […]

Business

Robinhood closes at $34.82 in grim stock market debut

Robinhood Markets Inc’s shares (HOOD.O) closed more than 8% lower at $34.82 per share on their first day of trading, as many investors who used the popular trading app to participate in this year’s “meme” stock trading frenzy snubbed its initial public offering (IPO) Only 16 of the 99 U.S.-listed companies that were worth at […]

Technology

Sony completes acquisition of Crunchyroll from AT&T

Sony officially owns AT&T’s Crunchyroll. Sony’s deal to acquire Crunchyroll was first announced in December 2020 and sees Crunchyroll join Funimation, Sony’s existing anime streaming property, under one roof. The ultimate goal of the unification of the two anime properties under a single roof is to develop “a unified anime subscription experience as soon as […]

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Paw patrol: German police revive girl’s dropped Chihuahua

No job is too small for Hamburg police. Officers in the German city found themselves having to perform CPR on a Chihuahua last week after a distraught girl came rushing into a police station saying her pet had stopped breathing after she accidentally dropped it. After checking its vitals, officers cupped the dog’s nose to […]

Sport

Darius Leonard practices on Tuesday

Colts linebacker Darius Leonard got a new contract over the weekend and the good news kept on coming Tuesday. Leonard took part in his first practice of training camp a couple of days after agreeing to a five-year extension that cements him as a cornerstone of the defense in Indianapolis. Leonard had ankle surgery before […]

Lifestyle

Sugary drink consumption plunges in Chile after new food law

Chile’s package of healthy food policies successfully decreased purchases of unhealthy food and drinks during the initial implementation phase, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Chile and the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico. Published in The Lancet Planetary Health, the […]

Business

Amazon sales growth slows in tame start to Jassy’s tenure as CEO

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Thursday said sales growth would slow in the next few quarters as customers venture more outside the home, a tepid start to CEO Andy Jassy’s reign after 27 years with Jeff Bezos at the retailer’s helm. Spending growth by Prime members, Amazon.com’s most valuable customers, has eased as well, the company […]

Technology

SpaceX to acquire small satellite startup Swarm Technologies

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is acquiring the small-satellite data provider Swarm Technologies, scooping up the startup’s roughly 30 employees and its network of 120 tiny satellites. The deal, struck last month, is extremely rare for SpaceX, which normally manufactures its rocket and satellite hardware in-house or hires subcontractors. Swarm revealed the acquisition plans in an August […]

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It’s A Bad Idea To Climb The Shower, This Cat Learned The Hard Way

You may not like cats but you also cannot help but admit that they have to be one of the most graceful animals to walk the Earth. And, while they may not be as visibly affectionate as dogs, they can be just as entertaining. But you will need to have the patience and energy to […]