Day: August 29, 2019

Venus Williams has earliest U.S. Open exit in six years

Venus Williams in 2019 Grand Slams: three match wins, four match losses. She hasn’t reached the second week of a major since her resurgent 2017, and, at age 39, has fallen outside the top 50 for the first year since 2013. Williams lost to fifth seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-4, 6-4 in the U.S. […]

Cuddle therapy latest in self-care, but does it work?

What happens when you cuddle with a stranger? Nordic Cuddle, a cuddle therapy clinic in London, claims these sessions filled with soothing touches and hugs have many health benefits. Those benefits could mean a boost of confidence, lessened stress and a deeper feeling of connection to the world. Rebekka Mikkola is the lead practitioner and […]

Yahoo Japan ending ivory sales, joining other online retailers

Yahoo Japan Corp (4689.T) said on Wednesday it will end the sale of ivory on the country’s biggest online auction site, finally joining competitors in a ban. Yahoo Japan will end ivory trading, blamed by wildlife campaigners for perpetuating an illegal international black market, from Nov. 1, the company said in a statement. Rival e-commerce […]

Borderlands 3 PC Specs Have Officially Been Revealed

With just about two weeks left until its release, anticipation is running high for Borderlands 3 and the mayhem that players will get to unleash on Pandora (and beyond), and now you can know exactly what system you’ll need to run the latest chapter in the Borderlands saga if you’re playing on PC. Gearbox Software […]

Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect’s wife, son and mother-in-law murdered

The wife, child and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball player were allegedly killed in southern Virginia on Tuesday by the player’s brother-in-law, according to the sheriff and a report. Matthew Bernard, 19, was apprehended while running around naked following an hourslong manhunt after police discovered the bodies of Emily Bivens, her son Cullen and […]