A remarkable recent increase in the diagnosis of vocal-cord cancer in young adults who are non-smokers appears to be the result of infection with strains of human papilloma virus (HPV) that also cause cervical cancer and other malignancies, suggests a new study. : Health

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the title and first paragraph of the linked academic press release here: HPV infection may be behind rise in vocal-cord cancers among young nonsmokers A remarkable recent increase in the diagnosis of vocal-cord cancer in young adults appears to be the result of infection […]

New Zealand wildfires show no sign of easing, 3,000 flee

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Strong winds on Sunday are expected to fan forest fires that have been burning for a week through New Zealand’s South Island, forcing thousands of people from their homes, with more residents expected to flee, officials said. New Zealand Defence Force firefighters combat the Richmond fire near Nelson, South Island, New Zealand, […]

Cramming Blatche says he has time to grasp Guiao’s system

The road to the Fiba World Cup is long and bumpy for Gilas Pilipinas. But Andray Blatche is ready for the ride—never mind if he has to cram to learn a new system. “It’s coming along great for us,” he told journalists on Thursday night shortly after the Nationals’ training at Meralco Gym. It was […]

J’accuse! The Case for Traditional Capitalism

Max Weber brilliantly demonstrated the impact of religion and culture on politics, and even on world-scale institutions, at the beginning of the 20th century in his famous work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. A single religious idea, a theological principle, through a causal chain that Weber eloquently demonstrates, led to the establishment […]

In The Daily: Cointelligence Exchange Rating, Bithumb OTC, Telegram, Ton

In the first edition of The Daily this weekend, we cover the details around the launch of a new cryptocurrency exchange rating system by Cointelligence. Also, South Korean exchange Bithumb has announced it’s establishing an OTC trading desk in Hong Kong, and the popular messenger service Telegram has postponed the launch of its TON network […]

Lindsey Buckingham heart surgery damages vocal cords | Music

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham has had his vocal cords damaged during emergency open heart surgery. In posts on social media, the musician’s wife, Kristen Buckingham, said her husband is recuperating at home, and is hopeful the damage is not permanent. “This past year has been a very stressful and difficult year for our […]

Free Games of the Week | The love of friendship!

Hello friends, welcome to February in our little column. Now, depending on how you feel about… that holiday, we can all agree that there is one very important day in February. Perhaps some of you think it’s a needless expression of “feelings,” or maybe some of you think it’s a practice in consumerism, but I […]