News That Matters

Tag: among

NFL All-Decade Team: Tom Brady, Von Miller among unanimous selections

NFL All-Decade Team: Tom Brady, Von Miller among unanimous selections

Sports
April 6 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller were among the eight unanimous selections for the NFL's All-Decade Team, announced Monday by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker, former Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas and former Ravens guard Marshal Yanda were the other unanimous selections. The 48-member Hall of Fame selection committee selected the 55-member All-Decade Team. Eligible players were required to have been named an All-Pro, made a Pro Bowl or been selected to the Pro Football Writers of America's all-conference squad from 2010 to ...
Lupita, Reese and Jake among stars reading bedtime stories to kids in isolation

Lupita, Reese and Jake among stars reading bedtime stories to kids in isolation

Entertainment
As schools and nurseries around the world shut down due to coronavirus, two Hollywood actresses are doing their bit to help children in need.Jennifer Garner and Amy Adams have created Save With Stories, a US charity that not only entertains kids by reading them books, but also raises money to make sure vulnerable children are getting enough food while they're out of school due to COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. Image: Jake Gyllenhaal gets to grips with an uplifting mystery about a balloon In partnership with Save the Children and No Kid Hungry, they've gathered together a whole host of celebrities to tell stories on Facebook and Instagram.Here's our favourite seven celebrity bedtime stories.Jake Gyllenhaal ...
Coronavirus: Mulan and The Morning Show among delayed projects

Coronavirus: Mulan and The Morning Show among delayed projects

Entertainment
Coronavirus has badly damaged the entertainment industry - with films, concerts, TV shows and theatre performances postponed or cancelled.Disney's Mulan became the latest major film release to be delayed, following Fast & Furious 9, A Quiet Place 2 and the James Bond film No Time To Die.Broadway shows have shut down, while many TV shows have suspended filming.Theme parks have also been affected - with Disneyland shutting down all of its attractions.Here's a round-up of some of the latest entertainment events to announce delays or cancellations: The live-action remake of Mulan was set to be one of the biggest film releases of the year.Until Thursday evening, Disney appeared to be holding firm ...
Farming encouraged cooperation and violence among early humans

Farming encouraged cooperation and violence among early humans

Science
March 4 (UPI) -- As hunter-gatherers settled down and took to farming the land, groups of people began gathering in larger numbers and cooperating. But new research suggests the adoption of agriculture encouraged violence between humans populations, too. "We were interested in understanding why people would make the shift from hunting and gathering to farming," Elic Weitzel, doctoral student in anthropology at the University of Connecticut, said in a news release. "Then I started to get interested in what happened in society after they made that shift and started farming on a larger scale." Weitzel and his colleagues used "ideal free distribution" to simulate the distribution of farmers in in eastern North America between 7,500 and 5,000 years ago, as well as to locate the most coveted l...
Justin Bieber among millions to have details leaked in MGM Resorts hack

Justin Bieber among millions to have details leaked in MGM Resorts hack

Technology
Singer Justin Bieber and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey are thought to be among the 10.6 million people to have had their details leaked following the hacking of MGM Resorts.The stolen information, which was said to have been hacked from the hotel group last summer, was posted on a hacking forum earlier in the week, according to ZDNet, and included names, addresses and passport numbers from people who had stayed at the resorts. It is thought the data stolen concerns anyone staying at the resorts up until 2017. Image: 2013: Justin Bieber at the MGM Grand Members of the public, major celebrities, company CEOs, journalists and government officials were all spotted as part of the data dump earlier in the week - though MGM would not confirm s...