Autistic individuals may look to video games as a way to cope with negative affect and autistic burnout

Autistic individuals may look to video games as a way to cope with negative affect and autistic burnout

A recent study has uncovered why so many people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders love video games as a pastime. The new findings suggest that individuals with autism spectrum disorders may play video games for escapism, specifically self-repression escapism when they experience a negative mood and self-expansion escapism when they experience a positive mood. The … Read more

Beneath M&M’s candy-coated image, switcheroo is a dark, chocolatey, ethically bankrupt company

Beneath M&M’s candy-coated image, switcheroo is a dark, chocolatey, ethically bankrupt company

In a future where drastic climate change has made the cultivation of cocoa trees impossible, and ragged elders make their children drool over their garbage fables by the fireside of the mythical treats known as M&Ms, people may look back to Mars, Incorporated’s banishment from its “spokescandies” in 2023 ” after nearly 30 years of … Read more

Named the 7 victims of the terror attack in Jerusalem; include teen and synagogue sexton

Named the 7 victims of the terror attack in Jerusalem;  include teen and synagogue sexton

The remaining victims killed in Friday night’s terror attack in Jerusalem’s Neve Ya’akov neighborhood were all named Saturday night. Seven people were killed in the attack, two of whom – Eli and Natali Mizrahi – were identified earlier in the day. The shooting was followed by another terror attack on Saturday. The third victim was … Read more

Which recession? Inflation, GDP offer hope for ‘soft landing’

Which recession?  Inflation, GDP offer hope for ‘soft landing’

Perhaps a recession in 2023 can be avoided after all. Continued falling prices coupled with stronger-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) in the fourth quarter and next week’s expected less aggressive rate hike by the Federal Reserve are changing economists’ tone and renewing hopes about the overall health of the economy. The personal consumption expenditure (PCE) … Read more

UFC’s Joseph Holmes claims he was attacked by Kevin Holland’s crew

UFC’s Joseph Holmes claims he was attacked by Kevin Holland’s crew

Joseph Holmes claims he was jumped by Kevin Holland’s crew. The UFC middleweight, clearly upset and distraught, posted a video to his Instagram late Friday night accusing Holland and his crew of attacking him for no reason. MMA Junkie reached out to the Netherlands for comment, but received no response as of this writing. “They … Read more

Russia claims 14 dead in eastern Ukraine hospital attack | War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia claims 14 dead in eastern Ukraine hospital attack |  War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia has accused the Ukrainian army of deliberately attacking a hospital in a Russian-occupied territory in eastern Ukraine. There was no immediate response to the allegations from Ukraine on Saturday. The attack hit a hospital in the Russian-occupied settlement of Novoaidar and was carried out using a US-supplied HIMARS missile launcher system, Russia’s defense ministry … Read more

Most criminal cryptocurrency is run through only 5 exchanges

Most criminal cryptocurrency is run through only 5 exchanges

Eugene Mymrin/Getty Images For years, the cryptocurrency economy has been plagued by black market sales, theft, ransomware, and money laundering, despite the strange fact that virtually every transaction in that economy is written to a blockchain’s permanent, immutable ledger. But new evidence suggests that years of progress in blockchain tracing and a crackdown on that … Read more