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Colorado Guard activated ahead of major winter storm that could dump 2 feet

Colorado is prepping for a major winter storm that could dump feet of snow, with the governor on Thursday activating members of the National Guard to be ready to assist in search-and-rescue efforts. The weekend storm starts Friday night and could leave up to two feet of snow in the Denver area and even more […]

Sport

Dak Prescott’s contract has no-tag, no-trade clauses

The leverage held by Dak Prescott under the franchise tag allowed him to get a record deal. It also allowed him to force other valuable terms. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, the contract has both a no-tag and a no-trade clause. No-trade clauses are becoming more common for franchise-quarterback contracts. They don’t have significant value […]

Lifestyle

World Obesity Day: The risk factors and how to manage obesity

The prevalence of obesity has increased many folds in the past few decades. The abnormal or excessive accumulation of fat in different parts of the body not only makes a person conscious of their looks but can also give way to severe metabolic disorders like Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. In India, more than […]

Business

Mortgage dealers hop on Reddit-fueled short squeeze bandwagon

Mortgage dealers UWM Holdings Corp and Rocket Companies are the latest stocks to be targeted in a short squeeze trading storm. Driven by online forums such as Reddit’s WallStreetBets, the phenomenon has raised concerns in recent weeks among short-sellers and regulators alike. Here are some of the stocks involved in the initial frenzy and how […]

Technology

WWE Network on Peacock: your questions answered

Peacock is sharing more details today about how it will integrate WWE’s enormous selection of content later this month when WWE Network becomes part of the NBCUniversal streaming service. As announced in January, WWE’s new portal will launch on Peacock starting on March 18th. The standalone WWE Network app will shut down in the United […]

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Vasectomy Mayhem’ at Virginia urologist draws trademark complaint from NCAA

The NCAA is challenging a group of Virginia urologists who trademarked the phrase “Vasectomy Mayhem,” claiming it’s too close to its famed basketball tournament, “March Madness.” The governing body of college sports accused Virginia Urology, a practice based in Richmond, Virginia, of improperly cashing in on the cherished “March Madness” brand, according to the NCAA’s […]

Sport

Washington tags Brandon Scherff again

The Washington Football Team announced it will use the franchise tag on right guard Brandon Scherff again. It does not come as a surprise. A recent report indicated the team would tag Scherff barring a long-term deal. Washington tagged the Pro Bowler last offseason, and he played 2020 under the $15.03 million franchise tag. Scherff […]

Lifestyle

Trying to lose weight? Five ways to help curb your calorie craving

If you are looking to lose weight, calorie-cravings can be your roadblock. (File photo) When hunger strikes, we all find it difficult to resist cravings. When you have not eaten for hours and then suddenly feel the hunger pangs, you wish to devour chocolates, ice-cream, pizza and fries. But the thing with food craving is […]

Business

Sainsbury’s to cut 500 more jobs, shrink office space

British supermarket group Sainsbury’s plans to cut an additional 500 jobs and reduce its office space as it simplifies administrative functions for the post-pandemic era, it said on Wednesday. The job cuts are on top of 3,500 put at risk after new CEO Simon Roberts embarked on a major restructuring in November that closed Argos […]

Technology

Mark Zuckerberg says realistic avatars are Facebook’s next big VR bet

Facebook’s future virtual reality headsets should capture users’ facial expressions for more realistic digital avatars, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In a podcast interview for The Information, Zuckerberg expounded on the next decade in virtual and augmented reality, including future Oculus VR devices. “One of the things that I’m really excited about for future versions is […]