What well-preserved animal was recovered from permafrost in Russia's extreme north?

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The woolly rhino, with many of its internal organs still intact, is one of the best-preserved specimens of the Ice Age animal found to date.

Which fast-food chain in Japan now offers a burger it claims can ward off bad spirits?

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Burger King Japan says the new Spicy Yakuyoke Whopper, which contains spicy garlic flakes and a special spicy sauce, can “get rid of evil.”

The first U.S. dietary guidelines for infants and toddlers recommend to not give what to children under age two?

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Along with no sugar for kids age two and younger, the guidelines also recommend individuals limit added sugar to less than 10% of calories per day after age two.

What company agreed to pay a $10 million fine to escape prosecution over charges that the company hacked into the computer system of a startup rival?

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Ticketmaster had already paid $110 million in 2018 to settle a civil suit brought by Songkick, a Brooklyn-based company.

Becky Hammon became the first woman to serve as head coach in an NBA game — for which team?

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After San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was ejected from a game against the Lakers, Hammon assumed coaching duties for the rest of the game.

What company bought Wondery, one of the last major independent podcast networks?

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Amazon has entered the podcast business, with Wondery now part of Amazon Music.

What caused the Pope to miss the Vatican’s New Year ceremony?

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The Vatican said the Pope had a painful back condition that caused him to miss the year-end prayer service at St. Peter’s Basilica.

Which Heisman Trophy winner will play in the Fan Controlled Football startup league?

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The league kicks off in February, with former Texas A&M, NFL and Canadian Football League star Johnny Manziel.

Islands in the Eastern Caribbean recently issued alerts for what?

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Volcanoes in Martinique and St. Vincent and the Grenadines led to official warnings about tremors, strong gas emissions and formation of a new volcanic dome.

Which U.S. state will raise its minimum wage by 10 cents in 2021?

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Ohio will bump its minimum wage from $8.70 to $8.80. A total of 24 states are expected to issue increases this year.

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