UFC Vegas 8 bonuses: Ricardo Lamas vs. Bill Algeo wins ‘Fight of the Night’

A back-and-forth scrap between Ricardo Lamas and short-notice replacement Bill Algeo earned “Fight of the Night” honors at UFC Vegas 8. UFC commentator and lightweight Paul Felder opined the three-round effort deserved an extra bonus, and the promotion later followed suit after Saturday’s event at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Lamas overcame a tough Algeo, […]

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Study examines the heart risks and benefits of today’s most popular fad diets

In a review of existing scientific studies on trendy ketogenic and intermittent fasting diets, researchers at National Jewish Health concluded that these diets do seem to help people lose weight in the short-term, and modest evidence suggests they may contribute to cardiovascular health. However, these diets also allow consumption of foods that are known to […]

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This Man Learned Robotics on YouTube, Now He’s Creating Affordable 3D Prosthetics For Others

As a kid, Easton LaChappelle was always fascinated by robotics and how things worked, leading him to take his passion and learn more about prosthetics engineering. That’s when he turned to YouTube to experiment and master everything from the core fundamentals of electronics to software interfaces and reading sensors. Eventually, 25-year-old Easton used his newfound […]

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Anthony Smith after UFC Vegas 8 loss: ‘I think I’ve got some big decisions to make in my career’

Following a second straight loss in the UFC, Anthony Smith is reassessing his future. The one-time light heavyweight title contender suffered a lopsided defeat at the hands of Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC Vegas 8 main event, which came three months after he was finished by fifth-round TKO in a showdown against Glover Teixeira. A […]

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Researchers discover a specific brain circuit damaged by social isolation during childhood

Loneliness is recognized as a serious threat to mental health. Even as our world becomes increasingly connected over digital platforms, young people in our society are feeling a growing sense of isolation. The COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many countries to implement social distancing and school closures, magnifies the need for understanding the mental health consequences […]

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Google Assistant’s daily snapshot feature gets birthday reminders and recipe recommendations

‘Hey Google, show me my day’ Google is expanding its “Snapshot” feature in Assistant, adding new reminders and more proactive suggestions for new activities you may want to try. The initial version of Snapshot showed information like your daily commute time, upcoming schedule, reminders, upcoming flights, recent online orders, and stock market updates. Google is […]

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