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2020 – Top 10 Money Saving Tips

Financial plan – as a matter of first importance you have to plunk down with pen and paper, or exceed expectations, and put down your income(s)* and your outgoings! This will give you the amount you have coming in and going out. It ought to likewise feature places you are overspending in! Approach your on-line […]

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MLB to defer draft bonuses on its already-shortened draft

Major League Baseball took a lot of heat for cutting the draft down from 40 to five rounds. Now they’re going to take even more heat for what they’re doing with bonuses. The league released its bonus pool/draft slot recommendations today. The bonuses are the same as they were from 2019: the first pick is […]

Lifestyle

Aerobics Increases Executive Brain Function Irregardless of Age, Says Research

It’s never too late to lace up shoes and work up a sweat for brain health as older adults, even couch potatoes, may perform better on certain thinking and memory tests after just six months of aerobic exercise, says a new study. Researchers found that after six months of exercise, participants improved by 5.7 per […]

Business

British grocer Tesco’s slavery review reports abuses in Malaysia

U.K.-based multinational groceries chain Tesco PLC (TSCO.L) has found abuses against migrant workers at its stores and distribution centres in Malaysia and Thailand, it said in its annual modern slavery statement. The company listed allegations based on interviews with 168 migrant workers in Malaysia and 187 in Thailand that included passport retention, unexplained and illegal […]

Technology

Facebook acquires Giphy for undisclosed sum

Facebook has made a number of shrewd acquisitions over the years including WhatsApp and Instagram. Will its latest purchase of Giphy also fall into that category or will it ultimately come up short?Facebook on Friday announced that it has acquired Giphy and will be integrating it into the Instagram team. Financial terms of the agreement […]

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Woman, 27, charged with murder after human remains found in suitcase

A woman has been charged with murder in connection with the discovery of human remains found stuffed in two suitcases, while a man has been charged with assisting the offence. The female body parts were found by a police officer in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire on Tuesday May 12. Gareeca Conita Gordon, 27 […]

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Today in Baseball History: Len Barker throws a perfect game

Baseball in Cleveland in the 1980s was a pretty dreary affair. The Indians finished .500 or better just twice that decade. They would complete their 26th through their 35th straight seasons without a postseason appearance (that streak would go to 41 before they won the AL pennant in 1995). While they got some decent seasons […]

Lifestyle

2-3 Cups Of Coffee Per Day Linked To Lower Body Fat In Women

A new research has revealed that women who drink two or three cups of coffee a day have been found to have lower total body and abdominal fat than those who drink less. The study indicated that some compounds in coffee may have anti-obesity properties. Overall, the average total body fat percentage was 2.8 per […]

Business

Saudi wealth fund boosts U.S. holdings with stakes in Citi, Boeing, Facebook

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has bought minority stakes in major American companies including Boeing, Facebook and Citigroup, a regulatory filing showed, giving it a portfolio of nearly $10 billion in U.S.-listed stocks. The $300 billion Public Investment Fund (PIF) has been buying minority stakes in companies across the world, taking advantage of market weakness […]

Technology

Foxconn hit hard by pandemic in Q1 but looks to get back on track

As we delve into mid-May, some communities are slowly starting to reopen despite the fact that the virus is far from what could be considered “under control.” Are these cities and states making a grave mistake or is it truly time to get back to some semblance of normalcy? We’ll find out soon enough.Foxconn on […]