Day: April 14, 2020

Kliff Kingsbury: Remote drafting could actually help teams

Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury’s just 40 years old, so he might be more comfortable than many of his brethren with the remote technology required to do football business during the coronavirus outbreak. He’d still prefer to be able to work with players because that’s what coaches do, but he knows that his burden is relative, […]

Creative insight triggers a neural reward signal

Creativity is one of humanity’s most distinctive abilities and enduring mysteries. Innovative ideas and solutions have enabled our species to survive existential threats and thrive. Yet, creativity cannot be necessary for survival because many species that do not possess it have managed to flourish far longer than humans. So what drove the evolutionary development of […]

G20 ministers to propose task force on next steps to help oil market

G20 energy ministers in their joint statement will propose setting up a task force to advise ministers on the steps needed to stabilise the oil markets amid the coronavirus pandemic, India’s oil ministry said in a statement on Friday. Although India’s fuel demand has slumped drastically due to a nation-wide lockdown to stem the spread […]

Facebook is introducing a Quiet Mode that mutes notifications, manages usage

Concerns that social media isn’t good for our mental health aren’t new, and with so many of us confined to our homes, we’re spending even more time on the apps. To help people better control their usage, Facebook is launching a ‘Quiet mode’ that mutes “most” push notifications and encourages users to stay off the […]

Aspiring Barista Uses Coffee Shop Supplies to Make Free Drinks for Essential Workers From His Window

Rather than twiddling his thumbs in self-isolation, this aspiring San Francisco barista has been making free coffee for essential workers passing by his window. Prior to the novel coronavirus shutdowns across California, Ben Ramirez had been taking barista classes with the hopes of eventually opening up his own coffee shop. Since Ramirez has been forced […]