Irish architects Farrell, McNamara win Pritzker Prize

Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have been awarded the 2020 Pritzker Architecture Prize for “consistent service to humanity as evidenced by a body of built work,” and for leading the way for women in a male-dominated profession. The announcement was made Tuesday by Tom Pritzker, chairman of The Hyatt Foundation, which sponsors the […]

Kevin Porter Jr. forgets jersey, loses starting spot for Cavaliers

Kevin Porter Jr. has come on strong lately for the Cavaliers. The rookie has even worked his way into the starting lineup. But he wasn’t ready against the Celtics tonight. Porter didn’t put on his jersey under his warmup, realizing just before tip-off. By then, it was too late to retrieve his jersey from the […]

Woman creates Afro hair care brand to help with her scalp psoriasis and alopecia

A woman who suffered for years with psoriasis on her scalp and significant hair loss has created her own all-natural haircare brand because the prescribed treatments for these conditions didn’t work for Afro hair. Tayshan, from Streatham, south London, had painful psoriasis on her scalp that caused hair loss and, eventually, alopecia. She also struggled […]

New BoE boss Bailey does not back immediate virus rate cut

The Bank of England should wait until it has more clarity about the economic hit from the coronavirus outbreak before making any decision to cut interest rates, its next governor Andrew Bailey said on Wednesday. But Bailey said quick help was needed for companies whose operations have been disrupted by the disease’s spread around the […]

Verizon achieves goal of 30 5G cities by the end of 2019

Talk about cutting it close. Just days ahead of its self-imposed deadline of the end of the year, Verizon on Monday rolled out 5G ultra wideband service in three additional cities, pushing the total number of installed cities beyond 30. Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, and Hampton Roads, Virginia, were the latest cities to get Verizon’s […]

The FBI has failed to identify and track homegrown extremists, Justice Department watchdog says

The FBI has not done enough to identify and fight homegrown extremists, the Department of Justice’s internal watchdog said Wednesday. The agency also failed to follow up on some cases that had been flagged as potential threats to the country, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz wrote in his report. “The FBI has not taken […]

Lithuanian Cuisine

Lithuanian cuisine is generally mild. Potatoes and rye bread are the staple foods and pork are the favorite meat, followed by beef and chicken. Seaside areas have traditional fish recipes but most other seafood is considered inedible. Most famous Lithuanian meals The meal most strongly associated with the Lithuanian nation is the Cepelinai, named after Graff von Zeppelin […]

DeMarcus Cousins on George Karl: ‘Incredible mind. He’s just the worst coach’

DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl clashed while with the Kings. Cousins on All The Smoke: One of the worst coaches I’ve ever had. Incredible mind. He’s just the worst coach. It’s just everything that comes with it. Cousins isn’t the first to feel that way about Karl. The coach often won and often bothered his […]

Drunk dad accidentally orders 189 pieces of Domino’s chicken to go with a pizza

Drunken purchases are all too real and often pretty funny. But one mum wasn’t too happy when her drunken boyfriend accidentally ordered 189 pieces of chicken from Domino’s after coming home from a night on the town. Hannah Eddon, 26, was at home when boyfriend Lee Rumney was out on the lash with his pals […]

From shadow banking to coronavirus, U.S. regulators eye lurking risks

U.S. regulators will gather Wednesday at a scheduled meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to discuss risks to the United States and beyond. With fears around coronavirus driving market turmoil not seen since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, here are some of the top risks in their sights. SHADOW BANKING The rise of non-banks […]