Sport

Saints will have seven training camp practices open to the public

The Saints will hold training camp at their team training facility in Metairie, Louisiana. Seven of their practices at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center will be open to fans. The first practice open to the public takes place Friday, July 30 at 9:30 a.m. CT. All bleacher seating is covered and misted, providing fans with […]

Lifestyle

What size is an object? Your description might depend on your intentions

Imagine describing the precise dimensions of a common object—like a coin—for another person. Did you move your hand, pretending to pick one up to show its size? If so, you likely weren’t alone. A new study led by a renowned University of Chicago psychologist suggests that under some circumstances, gesturing can improve the accuracy of […]

Business

German finance minister Scholz says OECD tax agreement marks ‘colossal progress’

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Thursday said an agreement by 130 countries backing a global corporate minimum tax marked the biggest breakthrough in global taxation in decades. “The race to the bottom in competition is over,” Scholz told reporters during a visit to Washington shortly after the agreement was reached in talks led by […]

Technology

TikTok parent company ByteDance still holding off on launching IPO

TikTok parent company ByteDance is not planning an initial public offering anytime soon, and The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that such plans have been “indefinitely” shelved. The WSJ reported that ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming made the call to postpone IPO plans in March after meeting with regulators who suggested the company should focus on […]

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Lost class ring of woman who died of cancer returned to father

A lost 2001 high school class ring of a woman who died from breast cancer five years ago at age 32 has been returned to her father. “I was just absolutely speechless, floored at that point,” Conrad Davis, of Lisbon, Maine, who received the lost ring in the mail shortly before Father’s Day, said, according […]

Sport

Bill Cowher expects Ben Roethlisberger to have a great year this year

Ben Roethlisberger has won 156 regular-season games and 13 playoff games, including two Super Bowls. Thirty-four of those victories, and one of the Super Bowls, came with Bill Cowher as his coach. Even though the quarterback is 39, Cowher doesn’t expect anything less from Roethlisberger and the Steelers this season. “Consistently, year in and year […]

Lifestyle

Genes hold key to heart disease prevalence in Africa

The clue to the risk of Africans developing rheumatic heart disease could be in the genes, paving the way for developing vaccines and treatments to control it, a study suggests. The disease affects 40 million people globally but Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for nearly a quarter of cases, which occur particularly in children, women and adults […]

Business

ECB should not tolerate inflation overshoot, Weidmann says

The European Central Bank should not start tolerating higher inflation under its new policy framework, as that could be taken as a sign that it is trying to bankroll indebted governments, ECB policymaker Jens Weidmann said on Thursday. ECB policymakers are in the middle of debating a new strategy, with many now backing the notion […]

Technology

How to use Apple’s Private Relay feature with iCloud Plus

One of the more interesting new features available with iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey is iCloud Plus, Apple’s upgraded iCloud subscription service that adds a few key privacy features. Chief among those features is Private Relay, a VPN-like service that’s designed to mask your internet traffic on your devices from anyone trying to […]

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Elephant Guides Friend Who Can’t See In Heartwarming Clip

A screengrab from a video shared on Instagram by Lek Chailert We have heard numerous things about elephants — that they are gentle giants, that they can be a human’s best friend and that they are terrific listeners. When it comes to listening, it’s not their huge ears that help much but their feet that […]