News

Woman makes fluffy three-ingredient hash browns and says they are ‘just like McDonald’s’

With lockdown continuing for the next few weeks and people urged to stay home as much as possible, you might be missing your favourite fast food fix. But as with everything else, there’s a TikTok video that can solve that problem. A culinary entertainment account, known as @saucedupfoods has shared their method for making hash […]

Sport

Garza, Dickinson ready to renew acquaintances

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Once Hunter Dickinson established himself as one of the top freshmen in the country, this became a matchup to look forward to. It’s finally here: Dickinson and No. 3 Michigan against Luka Garza and No. 9 Iowa. A battle between two of college basketball’s top big men – who are both […]

Lifestyle

Efficient, systematic genetic analysis helps dissect disease inheritance

Many genetic variants have been found to have a linkage with genetic diseases, but the understanding of their functional roles in causing diseases are still limited. An international research team, including a biomedical scientist from City University of Hong Kong (CityU), has developed a high-throughput biological assay technique which enabled them to conduct a systematic […]

Business

Texas energy crisis extends to sixth day, spills over to Mexico

Texas’s energy outages caused by a deep freeze extended to a sixth day on Thursday, with the impact of reduced supplies from the biggest energy-producing state in the United States spilling over to Mexico. The cold snap, which has killed at least 21 people and knocked out power to more than 4 million people in […]

Technology

Parler claims it’s relaunching this week

Boston — The right-wing friendly social network Parler, which was forced offline following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump, says it’s re-launching. The Twitter alternative has been struggling to return online since Amazon stripped it of web-hosting service on Jan. 11 over its unwillingness to remove posts […]

News

Woman pays friend to make birthday cake – but it looks nothing like what she ordered

It’s always nice to support small businesses and shop local, but one woman who recently tried to do that was left a little disappointed by what she got. A TikTok user named Lily Davies, claims to have asked her friend who runs a baking business to make a birthday cake for her sister. She says […]

Sport

Penn St women shock No. 15 Ohio St behind Beverley, Marisa

COLLEGE STATION, Pa. — Niya Beverley scored a career-high 21 points, Makenna Marisa added 17 with eight rebounds and eight assists and Penn State upset No. 15 Ohio State 69-67 on Wednesday, ending an 11-game losing streak in the series. Marisa’s layup with 1:01 to play was the winning basket, set up after Beverley, who […]

Lifestyle

Looking out for speech disturbance may be the most important stroke sign

With an increase in remote work, virtual meetings, and video chats, many of us may not realize we are now on the front lines of stroke detection via the speakers on our computers, phones and other devices. Across the world, fewer people are going to the hospital to be treated for stroke, but that’s not […]

Business

Yellen says SEC will prepare report on retail trading volatility

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Thursday that an increased prevalence of zero-commission trading has spurred retail investors to get more involved in stocks, and the Securities and Exchange Commission will prepare a report on trading practices amid recent volatility. “Our broad conclusion was that markets worked reasonably well,” with core infrastructure resilient despite […]

Technology

Google and Facebook reportedly “very close” to first deals ever to pay for news content

Google and Facebook are “very close” to deals with major Australian media to pay for news, a top government official said Monday, as the tech giants scramble to avoid landmark regulation, according to AFP. Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said talks with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai had made “great progress” in […]