Breaking! Only 10 Vaquita Porpoises Remain In The Wild, The President Of Mexico Must Stop Gillnet Fishing Or Their Extinction Is Imminent

Photo Credit: CBS Scientists announced today that only 10 vaquita porpoises likely remain in the wild and that the animal’s extinction is virtually assured without bold and immediate action. The vaquita, the world’s smallest and most endangered cetacean, is found only in Mexico’s northern Gulf of California. The release of the new vaquita estimate comes just two days […]

WR Matthews signs with Niners on 1-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent receiver Jordan Matthews to a one-year deal, the team said Thursday. The 26-year-old Matthews returned to the Philadelphia Eagles in September following season-ending injuries to wideouts Mike Wallace and Mack Hollins. He appeared in 14 games and posted 20 receptions for 300 yards with two touchdowns. Matthews, […]

How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks

What do these ads featuring Joe Camel, Kool-Aid Man and the maniacal mascot for Hawaiian Punch have in common? All three were created by Big Tobacco in the decades when cigarette makers, seeking to diversify their holdings, acquired some of America’s iconic beverage brands. They used their expertise in artificial flavor, coloring and marketing to […]

Cartoon-Esque Eco-Themed Sneakers : sustainability collection

Nike’s Sustainability Collection Features Earth Day-Themed Shoes Nike introduces its latest ‘Sustainability collection’ to bring awareness to the issues that surround fashion sustainability. The capsule features an ‘Earth Day’ pack, which is comprised of footwear models such as the Blazer Low, the Cortex, and the Air Force 1s. All of the signature designs are constructed […]

Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chris Cox was one of Facebook’s longest-serving executives and a confidante of Mr Zuckerberg. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced the departure of the firm’s chief product officer Chris Cox and head of WhatsApp Chris Daniels. Mr Cox joined in 2005, a year after Facebook was founded, while Mr […]

Buffalo agrees to 5-year extension with Oats

Buffalo coach Nate Oats has agreed to a new five-year contract that keeps him signed with the Bulls through the 2024 season. Oats is also now the highest-paid coach in the Mid-American Conference. He will make $837,000 annually, the school announced. “This new contract for Nate is extremely well deserved,” athletic director Mark Alnutt said […]

Mushrooms May Reduce the Risk of Memory Problems

Eating mushrooms may reduce the risk for mild cognitive impairment, or M.C.I., a type of memory impairment that is often a precursor of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers in Singapore used data on 663 Chinese men and women over 60. None had memory or thinking problems at the start of the study. In one-on-one interviews, they recorded […]