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Browns Fan Dying of Cancer Gets Final Wish to Attend Game with Help from Baker Mayfield’s Wife

A lifelong Cleveland Browns fan given only a few weeks to live had his final wish granted this week when he got to travel to Ohio to watch his favorite team make it to the playoffs. Thanks to a group of fellow fans, Tom Seipel — who is now on hospice after being diagnosed with […]

Sport

Cleveland’s Dante Exum out 1-2 months with right calf strain

This is a far, far better outcome than it looked like when it happened. Cleveland’s Dante Exum will be out a month or two with a strained right calf, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic. This was when it happened — Exum’s reaction had everyone fearing an Achilles injury. Exum is averaging more than 19 […]

Business

Google CEO says ‘lawlessness’ at U.S. Capitol ‘antithesis of democracy’

Alphabet and Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai described “lawlessness and violence” at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday over the U.S. presidential election as the “antithesis of democracy.” “Holding free and safe elections and resolving our differences peacefully are foundational to the functioning of democracy. The United States has a long and proud history of doing […]

Technology

Cyberpunk 2077 third-person mod is great for walking – just don’t go swimming

CD Projekt set tongues wagging when it revealed Cyberpunk 2077 would be a first-person game and not a third-person game like its own Witcher series. Now, perhaps inevitably, modders are working on a third-person mode for the game, and the early signs are promising. Leading the Cyberpunk 2077 in third-person charge is modder Jelle Bakker, […]

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Adidas to Launch Plant-Based Shoes Made of Mushroom Leather To Top 60% Sustainability For All Products

Adidas has announced it’s launching a line of sneakers made from mushroom-based leather. As part of a 2021 sustainability initiative from Europe’s largest sportswear manufacturer, the new Stan Smiths will be entirely vegan, and created using mycelium: that is, the vegetative part of fungi that produces mushrooms. On December 28, the German multinational announced that […]

Sport

When traded, will Harden make sacrifices to win? Not every team executive is sold.

James Harden‘s push to get traded out of Houston remains in a holding pattern as he and the Rockets wait for the market to turn and catch up with their demands. While the focus has been on when and where Harden gets traded, Howard Beck at Sports Illustrated said the real question is will Harden […]

Lifestyle

How to motivate people to comply voluntarily with pandemic restrictions

An effective response to a pandemic like the COVID-19 will only be successful if people voluntarily follow the rules and guidelines of decision-makers and experts. Many of the required measures, such as avoiding social contact and significantly changing our daily habits require a strong commitment. Other necessary actions, such as regular hand washing, are often […]

Business

U.S. to urge firms comply with China investment ban in new guidance, sources say

The U.S. State Department plans to release as soon as Wednesday a fact sheet urging U.S. investors to comply with an executive order banning investments in alleged Chinese military companies, according to three people familiar with the matter and a copy of the document seen by Reuters. The executive order, released by the Trump administration […]

Technology

Zelda: Breath of the Wild uses advanced Mii characters for NPCs

It appears The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild uses an upgraded version of Nintendo’s classic Mii character creator to design many of its NPCs. That’s according to datamined research from HEYimHeroic, a self-professed “Mii expert” who runs the Wii Facts Plus blog. Within Breath of the Wild’s files, NPCs are referred to as […]

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Indian Man Opens ‘Rice ATM’ For People in Need–Using $75k Life Savings to Help Others

Ramu Dosapati earns his living as a corporate HR executive, but it’s the selfless spin he’s put on “human resources” in his private life that makes him truly remarkable. In 2020, hardships brought on by heavy flooding and compounded by the added limitations of the COVID-19 lockdown left many migrant workers in the Hyderabad region […]