Neiman Gracie vs. Jason Jackson booked for Bellator 255

Welterweight contenders Neiman Gracie and Jason Jackson have their first fight of 2021 booked. Bellator officials announced Friday that Gracie (10-1) and Jackson (13-4) will face off at Bellator 255 on April 2 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The matchup was first reported by MMA Junkie. This bout will be part of Bellator’s […]


Layperson-delivered phone intervention eases loneliness for at-risk adults

A layperson-delivered telephone intervention can reduce loneliness, depression, and anxiety among at-risk adults, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in JAMA Psychiatry. Maninder K. Kahlon, Ph.D., from the University of Texas at Austin, and colleagues examined whether a layperson-delivered, empathy-focused program of telephone calls could improve loneliness, depression, and anxiety in at-risk adults. […]


Lyft focuses on aged citizens with feature to book rides by call

Lyft Inc introduced a service on Wednesday that would let users request a ride by call, without needing the app, in a bid to make its ride-hailing service more convenient for senior citizens. Users can call a dedicated phone line and talk to agents to avail the service, with the price provided upfront. The new […]


Subnautica: Below Zero leaving early access and launching in May

On Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC. Subnautica: Below Zero, the standalone expansion to Unknown Worlds’ brilliant 2018 underwater survival adventure, will finally be getting its full version 1.0 release on 14th May. Below Zero will have been in early access for nearly two and half years by the time May comes around (its predecessor, by […]


No charges after Ku Klux Klan flag hangs next to Black family’s home

While the “horrible conduct” does not violate Michigan law, officials should “create laws to protect citizens from this,” according to a prosecutor. A prosecutor declined to file charges Tuesday against a suburban Detroit man who displayed a Ku Klux Klan flag in his window next to the home of a Black family, saying the “horrible […]


Dustin Poirier open to eventual move to 170 to face Nate Diaz: ‘He’s a guy I’ve always wanted to fight’

Dustin Poirier isn’t giving up on a future fight with Nate Diaz. The two were once scheduled to meet at UFC 230 on Nov. 3, 2018, a lightweight bout that was expected to serve as the co-main event of a major pay-per-view card at Madison Square Garden. Poirier eventually withdrew from the bout due to […]


Research team unlocks strategies driving neuron connections

Using high-resolution imaging and 3-D computer modeling, a University of Oregon research team has found that the branching arms of neurons weave through space in a way that balances their need to connect to other neurons with the costs of doing so. The discovery about how these dendrites behave came as Richard Taylor’s team sought […]


IATA plans digital travel pass to steer airlines towards recovery

Global airline industry body IATA warned that the outlook for airlines has been weakened recently by tightening coronavirus restrictions but said it was preparing for a travel recovery later this year and would launch a digital travel pass in March. IATA said the sector would continue to bleed cash this year and raised its forecast […]


Report says next Dragon Age will now be single-player-only due to Anthem’s fortunes, reversing EA’s original plans

Fallen Order’s success also influenced pivot. Developer BioWare’s highly anticipated new Dragon Age game is reportedly now a strictly single-player experience, with EA having pivoted its demands for a live-service-style game following the success of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and the failure of Anthem. As reported by Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier, sources familiar with the […]