Drinker’s sex plus brewing method may be key to coffee’s link to raised cholesterol

Drinker's sex plus brewing method may be key to coffee's link to raised cholesterol

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The sex of the drinker as well as the brewing method may be key to coffee’s link with raised cholesterol, a known risk factor for heart disease, suggests research published in the open access journal open-heart. Drinking espresso was associated with the widest gender difference in cholesterol level; plunger (coffee maker) … Read more

‘Monster’ Quake on Mars Is The Biggest Ever Recorded on Another Planet, NASA Says

'Monster' Quake on Mars Is The Biggest Ever Recorded on Another Planet, NASA Says

In terms of seismic events on the red planet (or indeed any other planet besides Earth), this is the biggest one recorded so far: the NASA InSight lander has recorded a ‘monster’ of a marsquake, which is estimated to have hit magnitude 5 on the scale used on Earth. That beats the previous record holder, … Read more

Celebrity chef Mario Batali acquitted of sexually assaulting woman in Boston

Celebrity chef Mario Batali acquitted of sexually assaulting woman in Boston

BOSTON, May 10 (Reuters) – Chief Mario Batali was acquitted on Tuesday of sexually assaulting a woman at a Boston bar in 2017 while posing with her for fan “selfie” photos, with the judge doubting the credibility of the accuser in the latest # MeToo era trial involving a US celebrity accused of misconduct toward … Read more

Report: PGA Tour Bars Players from Competing in Saudi-Backed London Event | Bleacher Report

Report: PGA Tour Bars Players from Competing in Saudi-Backed London Event |  Bleacher Report

Oisin Keniry/Getty Images The PGA Tour refused to grant permission to players seeking to play in the upcoming LIV Golf Invitational event in England in a memo sent out Tuesday. Eamon Lynch of Golfweek reported the tour declined the waivers despite there being “a previous allowing players limited releases for overseas events.” The Saudi Arabia-backed … Read more

‘Significant uptick’ in California coronavirus outbreaks brings new warnings

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Palisades Charter High School students ride the Expo line after school on April 21. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times) Coronavirus conditions are likely to worsen, with case rates continuing to rise and hospitalizations starting to increase, according to the top health official in the San Francisco Bay Area’s most populous county. “We are also seeing a … Read more

NASA ICON Finds Effects of Massive Tonga Volcanic Eruption Reached Space

Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai Volcano Umbrella Cloud

The GOES-17 satellite captured images of an umbrella cloud generated by the underwater eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on January 15, 2022. Crescent-shaped bow shock waves and numerous lighting strikes are also visible. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens using GOES imagery courtesy of NOAA and NESDIS When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga … Read more

China’s consumer prices climb as Covid prompts food stockpiling

China's consumer prices climb as Covid prompts food stockpiling

Fresh vegetable prices rose by 24% year-on-year in April as consumers stocked up to prepare for potential stay-home orders. Pictured here is a delivery driver for Alibaba’s Hema Fresh supermarket in Beijing on May 10, 2022. Jade Gao | dpa | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s consumer and producer prices rose more than expected in … Read more

Why Johnny Depp’s lawyers ‘celebrated’ Amber Heard’s Kate Moss mention

Why Johnny Depp's lawyers 'celebrated' Amber Heard's Kate Moss mention

Johnny Depp’s lawyers were spotted fist-pumping when Amber Heard suddenly brought up Kate Moss during her testimony last week – because the name-drop has the potential to help their case. The gesture by attorney Benjamin Chew in the Fairfax, Virginia courtroom was a “celebratory acknowledgment,” a source close to Depp confirmed to The Post Tuesday. … Read more

April’s consumer price index report expected to show inflation has already peaked

April's consumer price index report expected to show inflation has already peaked

Shoppers inside a grocery store in San Francisco, California, US, on Monday, May 2, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images April’s consumer price index report is expected to show inflation has already reached a peak — a development that some investors say could temporarily soothe markets. But economists say, even with a … Read more