The board, the filing said, has requested the nomination and remuneration committee to identify and recommend a suitable successor for the role of Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the company. Read more
Vikings' Cook making strong offseason comeback in knee rehab
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings made a splash on the free agent market last month, with their fully guaranteed contract for quarterback Kirk Cousins and the signing of defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson for another instant upgrade for the starting l
The Latest: Judge rejects mistrial bid in Copperfield trial
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on civil trial involving Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield and a British tourist who claims he was seriously hurt in a fall while taking part in a signature Copperfield illusion in 2013 (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A jud
Yemenis protest ban in advance of supreme court arguments
NEW YORK (AP) - Yemeni Americans in New York are speaking out against a U.S. travel ban as the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments over whether it should be upheld. Some Yemeni owners of bodegas, the corner stores so prevalent in New York City, shut
Promoting Global Dialogue: The Power of (Street) Photography on the African Continent
Curator Bisi Silva discusses the changing global perceptions of photographers from Africa, highlighting the importance of engaging with local perspectives to deepen our understanding of the rapidly-changing world.
Chris Paul wary of Rockets’ 3-1 lead, has brought up Clippers’ 2015 collapse
Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it, especially if their name is Chris Paul.With a blowout win on Monday, the Houston Rockets took a 3-1 lead in their first-round series against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Addressing reporters on Tuesd
Researchers have found that in the coming decades, increased dust emissions from severe and prolonged droughts in the American Southwest could result in significant increases in hospital admissions and premature deaths.
Digit’s first move beyond saving money is a feature to pay down credit card debt
Digit, the developer of a wildly popular automatic savings mobile app, is moving beyond its core business with a new feature enabling users to pay down credit card debt from their Digit account. Announced earlier today the new Digit Pay service, which uses sa
A few years back, I wrote about the way we communicate with our technology. It was obvious even then that a big game-changer would be enabling a reliable conversational interaction with technology in order to overcome the friction humans experience when we
Son of Hitler Will Leave You Speechless in the Best Way Possible
“The never-before-told tale of Adolf Hitler’s secret child and how this son was the key to ending World War II is now revealed in this audacious graphic novel based upon one of history’s […]
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Aggretsuko is What Happens When Hello Kitty Gets a Soul-Crushing Job
If you spent any amount of time this weekend combing through Netflix in search of something to watch (so every weekend), you likely came across Aggretsuko. The new series from Hello Kitty purveyors Sanrio dropped onto the […]
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Geek Deals: 55-Inch 4K TV for $250, $100 Cordless Vacuum with Brushroll, and more
We’re now at the point where the entry-level 4K television sets are incredibly affordable. Right now, Walmart is offering up a 55-inch Sceptre 4K model at a 37 percent discount. We’ve also found […]
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Have you ever thought to yourself, “I sure do love reading Geek.com’s thoughts on the latest video games but is there a way I could watch them play the latest video games?” Well […]
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Oohrah! U.S. Marines based in Okinawa, Japan, are 3D printing replacement parts for combat aircraft. Members of Combat Logistic Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, have embraced additive manufacturing—a technology that builds 3D […]
This Afghanistan vet spent his 40th birthday in Mexico, but only because he was deported there
U.S. military veteran Miguel Perez, Jr. spent his 40th birthday in Mexico, not because it was a trip of his own choosing, but because he was deported by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last month. Perez had been detained since 2016, after gettin
Manafort and Gates were already interviewed by the FBI before they were hired by Trump campaign
Before he came on board as first an adviser, then the chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Paul Manafort had at least two meetings with the FBI.
The documents filed late Monday by prosecutors in the office of special counsel Robert S. Muelle
Trump's short-term health insurance expansion a big dud with the whole health sector
The reviews—in the form of public comment on proposed regulation—are in, and the Trump administration's most recent Affordable Care Act sabotage scheme is getting panned by all the right people. Trump wants to expand short-term, stop-gap plans that are cu
Spectacular Fans of Feathers Define the Vogelkop Superb Bird-of-Paradise Courtship Ritual
This short video from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology documents the spectacular plumage and mating dance of the Vogelkop Superb Bird-of-Paradise. In order to catch the attention of its female counterpart, the male Bird-of-Paradise flips its cape of black feath
MobileCoin, a cryptocurrency from the creator of Signal, just raised $30M for private mobile payments
A new privacy-centric cryptocurrency project with some big names on board just raised a round worth noting. On Tuesday, the team at MobileCoin announced that Binance Labs, the major blockchain incubator associated with the Binance exchange, led a $30 million
New numbers illustrate how fast fundraising has changed for young startups
Fundraising is never easy, but it’s even harder when the goal posts keep shifting from one place to another. Such is the challenge facing today’s youngest startups, which are looking at dramatically different fundraising metrics than new startups
NASCAR Euro Series: ‘Catching up with Anthony Kumpen'
This week we feature two-time NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion Anthony Kumpen.Hometown: Hasselt, BelgiumHow rewarding was it to win the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series ELITE 1 title in your career?It was amazing. I have always been a NASCAR fan while i was raci
Midday open thread: Criminals and invisibles, children's menus, and a media failure
● Today’s comic is Identity politics by Jen Sorensen:
● Children's menus in the 20th century.
● Travis Reinking is what happens when black people are «criminals» and white people are allowed to be invisible.
Engineered Chinese shrub produces high levels of antimalarial compound
Artemisinin is a potent antimalarial compound produced naturally in low amounts by the Chinese shrub Artemisia annua, commonly known as sweet wormwood. Researchers in China now report a high-quality draft genome sequence of A. annua and their use of this info
Preconception zinc deficiency could spell bad news for fertility
The availability of micronutrients in the ovarian environment and their influence on the development, viability and quality of egg cells is the focus of a growing area of research. A new study shows that zinc deficiency can negatively affect the early stages