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Sustainable Seagrass High in Omega-6 and Protein is Better Than Rice For This Master Chef

A three-Michelin-star chef in Spain has discovered that sea grass, a diminutive and little-loved marine plant, produces what is in effect, rice. His adoption of this grain into cooking techniques is now simply one part of his mission to repair sea grass ecosystems around the world—which he says could serve to not only stop the […]

Sport

Antonio Brown wants the Buccaneers to sign Antonio Brown

With Ndamukong Suh becoming the latest Tampa Bay free agent to rejoin the team, the Buccaneers took a social-media victory lap. “First team to return all 22 Super Bowl starters since 1977,” the team said on Instagram, with the names and numbers of the returning 11 offensive and 11 defensive starters posted. A member of […]

Lifestyle

Sales of sugar sweetened beverages decline with ‘sugar tax,’ shows study

A study by PRICELESS-SA and partners shows that SA’s 2018 “sugar tax” led to a reduction in purchases of these beverages. This could mean that purchasers are consuming less excess sugar and calories, and less obesity. The findings are consistent with evaluations in other countries with sugar-sweetened beverages taxes, where taxing sugary drinks is an […]

Business

Chocolate-makers burnish social-media data to get a hop on Easter sales

Major chocolate makers, including Hershey and Mondelez, say they’ve turned to social media platforms like Pinterest to look for clues on which products might sell best during the pandemic U.S. Easter season. About a month before Easter, people posted images of do-it-yourself Easter cookie kits and Easter baskets on Pinterest, according to Hershey Co’s research. […]

Technology

MLB ‘forces’ Sony’s San Diego Studio to release MLB: The Show 2021 on Xbox

When it comes to video games, exclusivity deals come and go, but I don’t recall seeing fans getting this worked up over one. A little over a year ago, MLB: The Show fans learned the PlayStation-exclusive game would release on other consoles. Nobody batted an eye. But now Microsoft announces the game will launch on […]

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They Found A Baby on the Subway Now He’s Their Adopted Son

When it comes to “where babies come from” some tales of impending parenthood can be pretty farfetched: babies delivered via stork, tots turning up under cabbage leaves, infants arriving on the subway. But as hard as it might be to believe, that last one’s true—at least in part. In August of 2000, Danny Stewart was […]

Sport

Penei Sewell: Playing with Justin Herbert again would be “dream come true”

The Chargers need a left tackle. The draft’s top left tackle protected Justin Herbert‘s blindside at Oregon. Penei Sewell has had conversations with the Chargers, he said Monday. “To block for Herb again, man,” Sewell said, via Fernando Ramirez of SI.com. “I think it’s another dream and another, I guess a vision that would be […]

Lifestyle

Pillar of support: Breakthrough discovery could speed up bone implant recovery

An international research team led by Monash University has uncovered a new technique that could speed up recovery from bone replacements by altering the shape and nucleus of individual stem cells. The research collaboration involving Monash University, the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication, CSIRO, the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research and the Swiss Federal Institute […]

Business

Ford and Mahindra to end collaboration on all projects in India

Ford Motor Co and Mahindra & Mahindra will not collaborate on any project they had agreed to as part of their abandoned joint venture in India, the companies said. Ford and Mahindra had proposed a joint venture to develop at least three sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) for India and emerging markets, as well as share suppliers, […]

Technology

Uber isn’t done: Gross bookings in March hit a 12-year high

Like much of the world, Uber’s ride-hailing service came to a screeching halt in early 2020 as the pandemic ramped up. Share value plummeted but Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi never lost focus, noting at the time that in any crisis, liquidity is key. The company successfully pivoted to stay afloat, and now that we are […]