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Photographer unexpectedly captures proposal, finds couple on Twitter

A photographer who happened upon a marriage proposal at a scenic San Francisco location was able to find the couple from the photos she snapped on social media. Photographer Valerie Contreras, of El Paso, Texas, said she was visiting San Francisco with some friends when she spotted what appeared to be a marriage proposal in […]

Sport

Trent Brown working out in New England during time off, hoping for repeat of 2018

Patriots offensive tackle Trent Brown has always had the physical tools to be an elite NFL lineman, but he hasn’t always put it all together. His best season, however, came in 2018 when he was with the Patriots for a year, and now he’s back with the Patriots and planning to run it back. Although […]

Lifestyle

Pregnancy outcomes affected by both maternal and paternal inflammatory disease

Karin Hellgren and colleagues examined pregnancy outcomes in relation to disease activity and antirheumatic treatment strategies in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This matched cohort study from Sweden and Denmark explored the associations between maternal RA and pre-term birth (PTB), or delivering babies small for gestational age (SGA) in relation to the mother’s disease activity […]

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Most new wind and solar projects will be cheaper than coal, report finds

Almost two-thirds of wind and solar projects built globally last year will be able to generate cheaper electricity than even the world’s cheapest new coal plants, according to a report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). The agency found that the falling cost of new windfarms and solar panels meant 62% of new renewable […]

Technology

Microsoft Flight Simulator adds beautiful Nordic views in its latest update

Just in time for the launch of Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series consoles next month, developer Asobo Studios has added some extra details that players will appreciate. World Update V is focused on the Nordic region (specifically Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden), bringing stunning vistas to an already visually impressive title. A brief […]

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Arizona dog rescued from bottom of mine shaft

An Arizona sheriff’s office rescued a dog that wandered into a mine shaft and became trapped about 100 feet underground. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said a crew from the Animal Enforcement & Search and Rescue team was summoned to he mine shaft near Katherine Mine, north of Bullhead City, when a 1-year-old dog named […]

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NASCAR hires Alvin Kamara as growth and engagement advisor

NASCAR is partnering with Alvin Kamara, having hired the Saints running back as its first growth and engagement advisor. The announcement comes a year after Kamara attended his first NASCAR race to support Bubba Wallace Jr., the only Black driver in the NASCAR Cup Series. After NASCAR announced its decision to ban the Confederate flag, […]

Lifestyle

Decline in risk of dementia and heart failure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. It can also cause fatigue, and the underlying inflammation may affect other body systems. Dementia is a symptom of damage to the brain, which can be caused by a number of different diseases—for example, Alzeimer’s. Symptoms include memory […]

Business

Draft EU policy to cut shipping emissions condemned as ‘disaster’

A leaked draft of a key EU policy designed to cut carbon emissions in shipping, one of the world’s biggest polluters, has been described as an environmental disaster for “promoting” liquified natural gas, a fossil fuel, as an alternative to heavy oil. The decision, says an NGO that has analysed the plans, will ‘lock in […]

Technology

New Oculus Quest update adds multitasking and wireless streaming for original headset

Facebook is rolling out its v30 update to the Oculus Quest and Quest 2 VR headsets. As previewed earlier this week by Mark Zuckerberg, v30 includes a new multitasking interface for Infinite Office that lets you put multiple apps side by side, including the browser, Oculus TV, Oculus Move, the store, and so on. Like […]