Lifestyle

Creatine and Whey Protein: Should You Take Both?

In the world of sports nutrition, people use various supplements to increase their performance and enhance exercise recovery. Creatine and whey protein are two popular examples, with a great deal of data backing their effectiveness. While their effects are similar in some regards, they are distinctly different compounds that work in different ways. This article […]

News

Heartbroken dog owners mourn the loss of their pets from deadly algae

Dogs owners, particularly in the southern U.S., are being warned to keep their animals away from ponds and lakes where blooms of blue-green algae could be deadly to their fury loved ones. Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz said their four dogs — Abby, Harpo and Izzy — died within hours of frolicking in a pond […]

Business

Austria’s AMS says looking forward to discussions with Osram

Sensor specialist AMS (AMS.S) (AMS.VI) on Tuesday said it took note of Osram’s willingness to discuss a takeover and was looking forward to discussions. The Austrian company said on Sunday it was ready to make a cash offer valuing German lighting company Osram (OSRn.DE) at 4.3 billion euros ($4.8 billion), 10% more than Bain Capital […]

Technology

Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac moves to Metal for DirectX 11 and more

Today, popular virtualization software Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac becomes available to new and current users. The flagship feature is support for DirectX in virtual Windows machines via Apple’s proprietary Metal graphics API. Other additions include a handful of new macOS Catalina-related features and improvements to transitions between Mac and Windows software running on the […]

Sport

Liverpool’s Salah visits kid injured trying to catch a glimpse

Plenty of kids have lost sight of their bearings in the presence of the heroes, and little Louis Fowler was the worse for wear following a bid to catch a glimpse of Mohamed Salah. Fowler — what a last name for a Liverpool supporter, yeah? — went sprinting after Salah’s car as the Egyptian megastar […]

News

A man’s missing dentures were found stuck in his throat 8 days after surgery

Here’s why it’s best to remove false teeth before surgery: You just might swallow them. A medical journal is reporting the case of a 72-year-old British man whose partial dentures apparently got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren’t discovered for eight days. The man went to the emergency room because he was having […]

Business

American Airlines wins permanent court block against alleged disruption by mechanics

A U.S. federal court on Monday issued a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group Inc’s mechanics union, which the airline had accused of illegal slowdowns it said had devastated its operations during the peak summer travel season. The judgment, issued in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, made permanent an […]

Sport

Pistons reportedly sign Michael Beasley to one-year non-guaranteed deal

We thought that Michael Beasley might be headed to China. The former No. 2 overall pick was suspended for five games by the NBA this summer for violating the league’s anti-drug policy back in the fall. Beasley was still without an NBA team when that suspension came down, but now one squad is willing to […]

Lifestyle

Researchers Find Jogging May Be the Best Workout to Avoid Weight Gain

Doctors frequently encourage patients to exercise more and eat less in order to keep their waist trim. Now, researchers in China have identified the five types of exercise that are most effective at helping people who are predisposed to obesity stave off that weight gain. According to the study, which was published in the journal […]

Business

Occidental finance chief pledges to quickly pare acquisition debt

Occidental Petroleum Corp (OXY.N) expects to quickly reduce the $40 billion in debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum, the company’s finance chief said on Monday. Cedric Burgher, in his first public remarks since the $38 billion acquisition closed last week, told an EnerCom energy conference audience, the resulting debt burden was […]