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Thiago Alves draws Phil Baroni in bare-knuckle debut, Hector Lombard vs. Kendall Grove on tap for BKFC 13

Former UFC title contender Thiago Alves has booked his first fight in bare-knuckle boxing competition. He’s scheduled to face fellow UFC veteran Phil Baroni at the upcoming Bare Knuckle Fighting

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Hedonism is as important as self-control for a happy life

Enjoying activities that don’t contribute directly to long-term goals, such as relaxing on the couch or eating delicious food, contributes at least as much to a happy life as self-control,

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Equities dip, safe havens rise as U.S. stimulus talks stall

An impasse in U.S. economic stimulus negotiations and mixed corporate earnings reports in Europe pushed global equities lower and sent investors into safe-haven assets like government bonds and gold, which

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Final Fantasy 14’s big 5.3 patch opens up the path to new players

It’s been almost seven years since the release of Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn, a game whose story has been recounted countless times, after putting Naoki Yoshida in the

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Dutch city redraws its layout to prepare for global heating effects

The Dutch city of Arnhem is digging up asphalt roads and creating shady areas around busy shopping districts after concluding that the consequences of global heating are unavoidable. Under a

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Dan Hardy responds to Herb Dean’s defense of stoppage: ‘Accountability needs to be taken’

UFC commentator Dan Hardy called for greater accountability among referees and a new system for preventing late stoppages in a video response to veteran official Herb Dean. Answering Dean’s video

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Pathological regression of lymph nodes better predicts esophageal cancer survival

A group of researchers led by Osaka University established a new pathological grading system to evaluate the therapeutic effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) for metastatic lymph nodes (LNs) removed in

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AIG investment advisory unit to pay $40 million to resolve SEC charges

An investment advisory unit of American International Group has agreed to pay about $40 million for failing to disclose to teachers and other clients conflicts of interest and practices that

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Crysis Remastered on Switch: yes, a handheld really can run Crysis

Can it run Crysis? It’s been 13 years since Crytek’s epoch-making release hit the market – and in some respects it’s still capable of monstering modern day PC hardware. But

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Outcry in New York after police force protester into unmarked van

Police officers in New York have been filmed arresting a female protester by forcing her into an unmarked minivan in east Manhattan. Footage of Tuesday’s arrest drew sharp criticism from

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