Google tests technology to help Utah athletes with blindness exercise unassisted

On April 9, six runners who are legally blind, along with seven volunteers to help them, tested new technology in Sugarhouse Park that could one day allow runners with blindness and low vision to run independently. (Matt Conley) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Utah athletes living with blindness regularly put their … Read more

Mattea’s slim victory: Canadian former contestants on the science of ‘Jeopardy!’ bets

TORONTO – Canadian “Jeopardy!” champ Mattea Roach extended an impressive win streak Thursday with her 18th consecutive triumph. It allows the 23-year-old to face another pair of challengers Friday, when victory would move her up the ranking for top consecutive wins. She currently has the eighth-longest win streak in the program’s history but one more … Read more

The Daily Wire says it’s pouring $100 million into kids entertainment

The Daily Wire is planning a significant push into kids entertainment, with what it says will be “a minimum of $100 million” investment into over the next three years. why it matters: The move, executives say, is in response to Disney’s positioning on Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill. Disney has begun to speak out about … Read more

Oscars live: ‘Encanto’ wins best animated feature | entertainment

The Latest on the Oscars (all times local): 6:10 pm “Encanto” has won the Oscar for best animated feature. The film about a magical family in the mountains of Colombia won the Academy Award for Walt Disney Animation Studios on Sunday night. Not counting films from its Pixar subsidiary, Disney has won the animation Oscar … Read more

Oscars return next week with a big bore problem | Arts & Entertainment

The Oscars are back next Sunday. The question is: Does anyone care? It seems not that long ago when Oscars Night was second only to Super Bowl Sunday for automatic TV party-gathering. You got together with friends to nosh, fill out a ballot, judge the fashion, groan at the winners and drink every time someone … Read more

‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Squid Game’ Dominate Super Awards

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — “Spider-Man: No Way Home” won three Critics Choice Super Awards Thursday, leading all film winners, while Netflix’s “Squid Game” and Disney+’s “WandaVision” each earned three honors among television programs. The latest installment of the “Spider-Man” film series was named best superhero movie by the Critics Choice Association, while Andrew Garfield won … Read more