Relatives of Manson ‘family’ murder victims outraged by DA’s new policy

Whenever the notorious killer Charles Manson or one of his convicted followers would come up for parole over the last 40 years, a Los Angeles County prosecutor joined victims’ family members at a California state prison to argue against the release. But when Kay Martley joined a California Board of Parole Hearings video conference to […]


Dosunmu, Frazier lead No. 19 Illinois over No. 7 Iowa 80-75

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Ayo Dosunmu scored 25 points, Trent Frazier had 24 and No. 19 Illinois upset No. 7 Iowa 80-75 on Friday night. In one of the most entertaining games of the Big Ten season, the teams traded leads for most of the game. Illinois finally took command in the final two minutes but […]


Tri-active contraceptive gel combines spermicidal, anti-viral, libido-enhancing agents

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created a trifunctional contraceptive gel that contains spermicidal, anti-viral and libido-enhancing agents in one formulation. When tested in a rat model, the gel both enhanced male libido and prevented pregnancy in 100% of cases, as compared to an average 87% effective rate with a commercially available contraceptive gel. […]


Wealthy home workers retreat to their sheds

In the midst of yet another national lockdown, Brits appear to be taking refuge in the most British of places: the garden shed. For wealthy home workers looking to put a bit of space between themselves and the office, the garden path has become the new commute. Since the beginning of the pandemic, shed sellers […]


These are Intel’s first Iris Xe desktop GPUs

Intel is launching its first Iris Xe desktop graphics cards today. Originally codenamed “DG1,” these new desktop GPUs are primarily aimed at small- and medium-sized businesses and mainstream desktop PCs. Intel is teaming up with Asus and other partners to sell these cards to system integrators who will bundle them with prebuilt systems. Much like […]


70-year-old Tennessee man suspected in 2 murders found dead

David Vowell’s body was found Saturday in a Tennessee lake where the men had been killed, authorities said. The body of a 70-year-old suspect wanted in connection with in a double murder was found in a Tennessee lake Saturday, authorities said. David Vowell’s body was found about 3 p.m. in the waters of Reelfoot Lake […]