Nick Kyrgios girlfriend’s ‘secret’ role in rise to grand slam contender

Nick Kyrgios has attributed his newfound success to Costeen Hatzi’s ‘secret weapon’. Image: Getty Nick Kyrgios has opened up about his newfound happiness on and off the court, describing it girlfriend Costeen Hatzi as his ‘secret weapon’. The controversial Aussie star enjoyed the best year of his career in 2022, highlighted by an improbable run … Read more

PFT’s NFL Week 16 2022 picks

Getty Images Three weeks remain. Not nearly enough for MDS to catch me. But he’s trying. With three disagreements in Week 15, MDS was right on two of them. He’s picked up a game, cutting the margin back to 10. For the year. I’m 145-77-1. MDS is 135-87-1. This week, we differ on only two … Read more

With voice assistants in trouble, Home Assistant starts a local alternative

Enlarge / Home Assistant running on a Google Nest Hub, via a wild Chromecast hack. Native hardware like this would be nice. Are cloud-based voice assistants doomed? That seems like an overly dramatic question to ask if you look at the current state of millions of users of Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Apple’s Siri, … Read more

Children ages 8 and up should be screened for anxiety, experts say. Here’s what parents need to know.

Intense worrying or fear that results in an inability to function at school or in social settings may be a sign of anxiety disorder in children and teenagers. (Getty Images) The US Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended that children ages 8 to 18 should be screened for anxiety disorder by their primary care physician … Read more

Animal tranquilizer ‘xylazine’ is being laced inside Illicit drugs like coke and molly, FDA warns

The animal sedative xylazine has become an increasingly common cutting agent Nearly half of America’s street drugs are laced with a dangerous animal tranquilizer, a study suggests. More than 40 percent of samples tested in Rhode Island contained xylazine, which health officials say can cause ‘serious and life-threatening side effects’. Sometimes known as ‘tranq’, xylazine … Read more

Three leadership qualities that Elon Musk’s replacement as Twitter’s CEO will need to have

In a strong response to a recent Twitter poll posted by Elon Musk, users of the platform have called for him to relinquish his position as CEO. Musk has responded that he’ll step down when hefinds someone foolish enough” to take over as CEO, saying he will run the software and server teams instead. But … Read more

Trump Ally Says His $1,000-a-Ticket Knighthood Was Free

Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty/Gage Skidmore It’s hard to imagine a more devoted supporter of Donald Trump than Las Vegas political commentator Wayne Allyn Root. He described Trump as his “mentor,” and the best president of Root’s lifetime. If Trump had been inaugurated for a second term, Root claims, he would easily have … Read more

Creativity takes center stage at FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing Senior Design Showcase

By Guest Contributor David Drucker / FIU News At the College of Engineering and Computing‘s Senior Design Showcase, rising stars in engineering used their creativity and technical skills to present solutions to society’s challenges. The showcase, held Dec. 2, was the culmination of months of work. Professors and companies provided ideas for projects, then students … Read more