Arby’s Partners With Old Spice to Solve a Meaty Problem

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The Street

By Colette Bennett Arby’s meme-worthy promos continue as it pairs up with a well-known internet favorite. In the wild west of the fast-food market, when it comes to getting customers to the drive-thru, it’s all about who shoots first, and preferably with the most fanfare. Whether that be a mellower approach like boasting about your all-organic ingredients or going totally off the rails like Restaurant Brand International’s (QSR) – Get Restaurant Brands International Inc. Report Burger King did when it put ice cream and fish on its Whoppers (no, really), it’s all about who can get the customer’… Read More “Arby’s Partners With Old Spice to Solve a Meaty Problem”

Braveheart Made King Edward Longshanks A Monster—But The Real Man Was Even Worse

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Factinate

King Edward Longshanks, “the Hammer of the Scots,” was one of England’s most ruthless kings. He had a deliciously macabre sense of humor, a ruthless ambition, and a devious Machiavellian mind. But was really as bad as they say? Was his hatred of the Scots his only policy? Is there anything else to his life or legacy? Dive into the dark history of this brutal ruler. King Edward Longshanks Facts1. Don’t Mess With EdEdward could really put his money where his mouth was. By all accounts, Longshanks was a terror on the battlefield. One contemporary even called him “the best lance in all the World.”… Read More “Braveheart Made King Edward Longshanks A Monster—But The Real Man Was Even Worse”

Kobe Bryant’s Old Comment On Steph Curry Goes Viral

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates Legendary southern hip hop artist Killer Mike was a huge fan of the late Kobe Bryant. And during a recent appearance on the “All the Smoke” podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, the “Run the Jewels” rapper recalled one of his favorite Kobe stories. [T.I.] called me, he said ‘Ay … I’m in the studio. Kobe up here, come meet him.’ I was like, ‘Hell yeah, let’s do it.’ [laughs]. Cause everybody who knows me knows I really love Kobe. … So we in there and I’m asking Kobe … ‘You finna retire? Who I got to watch now?’ He said, ‘Listen I’m gonna tell you this kid I’m watch… Read More “Kobe Bryant’s Old Comment On Steph Curry Goes Viral”

Zack Greinke pitches gem, helps Royals beat Rangers in milestone game

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The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals right-hander Zack Greinke noted last year that the only milestones he cares about involve his hitting, but with the universal designated hitter, his dreams of being a 10-10 guy — a pitcher who hits 10 home runs and steals 10 bases during a career in Major League Baseball — appear slim. So Greinke likely wasn’t all that thrilled about moving up in the MLB career pitching record books during Wednesday’s 2-1 win over the Rangers. Greinke pitched a gem in his 500th career start, allowing one run on four hits with a walk and three strikeouts over six innings. That helped t… Read More “Zack Greinke pitches gem, helps Royals beat Rangers in milestone game”

Ten Coaching Changes That Will Impact Fantasy Football in 2022

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Sports Illustrated

By Michael Fabiano What can we expect from new head coaches and offensive coordinators this season? Stats. Analytics. These days, there’s no shortage of information to prepare for your fantasy drafts. Heck, there might even be too much info! Well, I’m going to add to the madness with a look at how new head coaches and coordinators have run their past offenses and what it might mean for the 2022 season. After all, the coaches and OCs are the minds behind the chess game that is the National Football League. Some coaches like to run the football, thus producing a ton of fantasy points at the runn… Read More “Ten Coaching Changes That Will Impact Fantasy Football in 2022”

The Support System That Sparked a USWNT Opportunity

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Sports Illustrated

By Gwendolyn Oxenham For Naomi Girma, the daughter of Ethiopian immigrants, her path to the national team and its pivotal upcoming qualifying tournament has been anything but standard. If you drive through a canyon, past a candle shop cloaked in wandering vines, and turn down a dirt road, you enter the Del Mar Polo Fields, training home of the NWSL’s San Diego Wave. It’s also home to the Surf Cup and many other youth cups—and for quite a few of these Wave players, this place holds sentimental power: They grew up dreaming on these fields. Now, as professionals, they have their own designated fi… Read More “The Support System That Sparked a USWNT Opportunity”

SI:AM | The WNBA’s Triple-Double Explosion

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Sports Illustrated

By Dan Gartland Stuffing the stat sheet is becoming increasingly common in the W. Good morning, I’m Dan Gartland. The Angels have to be the biggest bummer in baseball. In today’s SI:AM: 🏀 The first triple double in Lynx history ⚽ Naomi Girma’s journey to the USWNT 🎾 Serena’s Wimbledon exit If you’re reading this on SI.com, you can sign up to get this free newsletter in your inbox each weekday at SI.com/newsletters. Moriah Jefferson makes historyTriple doubles are rare in the WNBA, but are becoming increasingly less so. With a rebound in the final seconds of last night’s blowout win over the Wi… Read More “SI:AM | The WNBA’s Triple-Double Explosion”

High tech early warning system could curb next South African locust swarms

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Mongabay

In May 2022, the largest locust infestation in a quarter century descended on South Africa’s Eastern Cape, stripping five million hectares (19,305 square miles) of grazing land. With another swarm predicted for September, the arrival of spring in the Southern Hemisphere, farmers in the vast 168,966 km² (65,238 sq. mi.) province have joined with researchers to introduce a high-tech innovation — a software package to track locust swarms in real time in the hopes of targeting them for extermination before they cause severe damage. This will mark the first time the cutting edge software is used to… Read More “High tech early warning system could curb next South African locust swarms”

People Are Using Deepfake Technology to Apply for Remote Jobs

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InsideHook

By Kirk Miller Deepfakes have invaded the job World. This week the FBI announced that they’ve received “complaints reporting the use of deepfakes and stolen Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to apply for a variety of remote work and work-at-home positions.” The jobs in question are in the fields of information technology and computer programming, along with database and software-related job functions. Some reported positions include “access to customer PII, financial data, corporate IT databases and/or proprietary information.” Thankfully, deepfake technology — when an image or recordi… Read More “People Are Using Deepfake Technology to Apply for Remote Jobs”

Renesas ties up with India’s Tata Motors to develop automotive chips

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Kyodo News

Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. said Wednesday it has partnered with Indian automaker Tata Motors Ltd. to develop and manufacture semiconductors for use in electric and connected vehicles. Renesas has also tied up with Tejas Networks Ltd., a data network company of Indian conglomerate Tata Group, for designing and developing chips for next-generation 5G wireless networks, according to the Japanese company. After initially focusing on India, the companies plan to market their products and solutions globally. Renesas and Tata Motors also aim to work on emerging technologies, such as… Read More “Renesas ties up with India’s Tata Motors to develop automotive chips”