XFL players get pennies on the dollar from bankruptcy

The pandemic killed the resurrected XFL. The league, before being sold to The Rock, went through bankruptcy. Now, the players for XFL 2.0 have gotten their money. It’s not much. Via Daniel Kaplan of, XFL players will get as little as four cents on the dollar for their claims for unpaid wages. The average […]


Toxic workplaces increase risk of depression by 300%

A year-long Australian population study has found that full time workers employed by organizations that fail to prioritize their employees’ mental health have a threefold increased risk of being diagnosed with depression. And while working long hours is a risk factor for dying from cardiovascular disease or having a stroke, poor management practices pose a […]


Ryanair sues UK over travel curbs to try to rescue summer

Irish airline Ryanair (RYA.I) is launching a legal challenge against Britain over its “traffic light” system for international travel, hoping to force a relaxation of strict rules that threaten the summer holiday season. The airline has teamed up with Manchester Airports Group (MAG) and the pair filed legal papers at England’s High Court on Thursday […]


Rembrandt’s Night Watch uncropped by AI 300 years after it was trimmed

A mixture of artificial intelligence and painstaking research has allowed researchers to restore Rembrandt van Rijn’s The Night Watch to its original size, the Associated Press reports, centuries after it was trimmed down to fit in a smaller wall. The work was conducted as part of the Operation Night Watch project, and the results are […]


Robot dogs are bringing comfort to care home residents with dementia

Robotic puppies are being taken into care homes in a bid to give residents the emotional attachment to a pet, without the real-life issues that come with owning the real thing. The dogs, which looks, move and sound like a real dog, all feature lifelike coats, soft heartbeats, and make realistic puppy-like sounds. David Moore, […]