WARNING: Picking your nose can lead to the spread of a life-threatening health condition

Picking your nose may not seem like a big deal to many people, but scientific evidence has now suggested otherwise. Experts have said the act can actually be dangerous and have damaging consequences. According to new research published in the European Respiratory Journal, picking your nose could spread a dangerous bacteria that causes pneumonia. Pneumonia […]

‘The Conners’ is ‘unavoidably awkward’ without its lead star Roseanne Barr and it’s unclear whether or not the show can succeed without her

ABC/Eric McCandless “Roseanne” spin-off “The Conners” premieres on ABC Tuesday at 8 p.m. without Roseanne Barr. The premiere significantly addresses Roseanne’s absence after her show revival was canceled at the end of May.  While the show makes a solid case for itself without Barr, the show is “unavoidably awkward” without its lead matriarch. “Going from […]

Tavares, Matthews lead high-powered Leafs past Stars

John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs are just getting used to each other. So far, so good. Tavares and Auston Matthews each had two goals, and the high-scoring Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 7-4 on Tuesday night. Toronto defenceman Morgan Rielly had a career-high four assists after he scored the winning goal in Sunday night's 7-6 overtime win at Chicago. Mitchell Marner had a […]

How (and why) a London poet who never shot a gun came to lead Defense Distributed

Enlarge / Paloma Heindorff (center) in Austin, announcing herself as the new head of Defense Distributed. (Attorneys Josh Blackman, left, and Chad Flores, right, joined her to field questions about the company’s legal efforts against various states’ attorneys general.) (credit: Nathan Mattise) Prior to 2015, Paloma Heindorff had never even shot a gun. But last […]

Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix to extend F1 championship lead

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the F1 drivers’ championship to 50 points with victory at the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, finishing ahead of teammate Valterri Bottas and title rival Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton beat teammate Bottas – who had started on pole – as the pair’s Mercedes team ordered the Finn […]

High blood pressure warning: Certain habits can lead to life-threatening complications

HIGH blood pressure is a serious condition which can result in serious health complications. It can often be prevented through some healthy lifestyle choices, but new research has revealed the current habits of the UK could lead to a high blood pressure epidemic.

Deezer’s AI mood detection could lead to smarter song playlists

Astute listeners know that you can’t gauge a song’s mood solely through the instrumentation or the lyrics, but that’s often what AI has been asked to do — and that’s not much help if you’re trying to sift through millions of songs to find something melancholic or upbeat Thankfully, Deezer’s researchers have found a way […]

2019 Subaru BRZ’s ‘Series.Gray’ Treatment Could Lead to Dozens of New Sales

Outside of the addition of extra horsepower, it doesn’t seem like anything’s capable of turning the Subaru BRZ and its Toyota 86 twin into sales powerhouses. Even the power hypothesis is debatable. Instead, the two rear-drive 2+2s soldier on into 2019 with minor equipment changes, plus the addition of an annoyingly-named Series.Gray variant for the […]

Epic Shapovalov comeback gives Canada 2-0 lead in Davis Cup tie vs. Netherlands

Denis Shapovalov battled back for a five-set win over Robin Haase as Canada took a 2-0 lead versus the Netherlands on Friday night in the second rubber of their Davis Cup draw. Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ont., struggled with his returns in the first two sets, but then re-focused before ultimately beating Haase 3-6, 3-6, […]