Month: April 2020

Nick Richards becomes fourth Kentucky player to declare for NBA draft

Kentucky forward Nick Richards will enter the NBA draft and forego his final season of collegiate eligibility by signing with an agency. The 6-foot-11 junior is the fourth Wildcats starter to turn pro. He’s coming off a breakout season in which he was named a first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by The Associated Press and league […]

How to talk to your parents about depression

Do you remember your last emotional breakdown? Whose face popped into your mind? Was it your parents? For many—certainly not. Talking to parents about depression is challenging and perhaps an arduous task. You hesitate about bringing emotional or mental health issues to parents, worrying that they won’t take you seriously, the conversation could be embarrassing, […]

U.S. probe unable to rule out White House influence on JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft, not Amazon

The Pentagon’s inspector general on Wednesday said it could not determine whether the White House influenced the award of a $10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) over Amazon (AMZN.O) after several officials said their conversations were privileged “presidential communications.” Known as Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, the cloud computing contract is intended to […]

Boosted board riders turn to each other after the company’s collapse

The passionate customers who helped lift up electric skateboard company Boosted are now rallying to help each other in the wake of the startup’s collapse. After the company announced it was laying off almost all of its employees and looking for a buyer in March, customers and fans quickly flocked to r/boostedboards and started to […]

Missing Indiana boy, 2, found dead in pond, report says

A 2-year-old boy from Indiana found in a next-door neighbor’s fish pond was declared a victim of drowning, authorities said on Tuesday. An autopsy revealed that Carter Pickerell had drowned after falling into the koi pond, according to a release from the Vanderburgh County Coroner. His father reportedly called police on Monday to report him […]

Washington forward Jaden McDaniels declares for 2020 NBA Draft

Washington forward Jaden McDaniels has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft: McDaniels is declaring after one season at the University of Washington. The 6’10’’ forward started in 21 of his 31 games for the Huskies. He scored 12.9 points per game, to go along with 5.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per contest. The Seattle-area native […]

Try this three-step recipe for banana yoghurt ice cream

Craving dessert? So why not make one at home if you have some time on your hands and are willing to try new recipes? Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur recently shared a mouthwatering banana yogurt ice cream recipe. And you just need four simple and easily available ingredients to make it. Here’s how to make the […]

World stocks gain on stay-at-home profits, bond yields slide

World stock markets edged higher on Thursday on surging shares of Netflix and as investors anticipated big earnings from the coronavirus-induced slowdowns keeping people at home, while bond yields fell as data reflected record U.S. joblessness. Equities markets seesawed for most of the session as dire U.S. jobless claims data underscored a deep recession […]

Photographer can’t sue a website for embedding her Instagram post, says court

A court ruled yesterday that Mashable can embed a professional photographer’s photo without breaking copyright law, thanks to Instagram’s terms of service. The New York district court determined that Stephanie Sinclair offered a “valid sublicense” to use the photograph when she posted it publicly on Instagram. The case stems from a 2016 Mashable post on […]

California pastor cited for ‘hiding’ congregants on Easter Sunday says church has ‘right to assemble’

A pastor in central Californiaw ho was cited for violating the state’s stay-at-home order when dozens of worshippers were found at his church Easter Sunday criticized the local sheriff’s actions Tuesday. The Merced County Sheriff’s Office said neighbors complained around 3 p.m. Sunday about a gathering at the Iglesia De Jesus Cristo in Merced. When […]