Sport

Tom Brady had “moderate” risk of further knee injury by playing with torn MCL

The news that Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady played much if not most if not all of 2020 with a fully-torn MCL has raised an important question: How in the hell did he do it, and what risks did he assume by doing so? (I guess that’s two questions.) NBC Sports/Sunday Night Football Sports Medicine Analyst […]

Lifestyle

Gluten-free food costs rise could force makers to change recipes

The premium paid by shoppers for gluten-free versions of staple foods could increase in the coming months as the soaring cost of ingredients such as rice flour casts a shadow over the “free from” aisle in supermarkets. These specialist foods already cost a lot more than mainstream products, making any price rise a source of […]

Technology

Amazon is crowdfunding these Diane von Furstenberg Echo Dots

Amazon is launching the next line of products for its Build It crowdfunding platform. The company has collaborated with fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg on a range of Echo Dot smart speakers that’ll only go on sale if enough people pre-order them within 30 days. That’s by no means a given. Amazon launched the Build […]

Business

Limited capacity, logistics to slow Chinese bitcoin miners’ global shift

Large bitcoin miners fleeing China to escape a state crackdown will take many months to start operating again, as data centres from Texas to Siberia scramble to secure space and power for them, while many smaller players may struggle to move at all. Bitcoin is created or “mined” by high-powered computers usually at data centres […]

News

Alligator captured in Missouri creek was on the loose for 2 weeks

A Missouri man who heard a splash in the creek behind his home ended up capturing an alligator that had been on the loose for two weeks. Chris Suljak said he was trimming the trees in the yard of his Wildwood, St. Louis County, home on Sunday when he heard splashing in the nearby creek. […]

Sport

Alan Faneca using his Hall of Fame enshrinement to push for Hines Ward to join him

Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month, and that’s giving him a platform to try to get his old teammate, wide receiver Hines Ward, a bust in Canton. Faneca has chosen Ward to introduce him at the enshrinement ceremony, and Faneca used a Hall of […]

Lifestyle

Cocktail of the week: Bombay Bustle’s mint chaas – recipe

An easy, refreshing, non-alcoholic Indian cooler to be relished on its own, with a snack or alongside a meal. Make sure the mint and coriander leaves are cold, or straight from the fridge, because otherwise they might turn black due to the heat of the blender blade. Mint chaasServes 1 100g Greek-style yoghurt100ml water½ tsp […]

Technology

Netflix Kids’ new Top 10 row makes content discovery a little easier

Netflix is launching two new tools this week that should help make finding age-appropriate content a little easier to discover within the kids version of its streaming service. Today, Netflix is introducing a new Top 10 row for age-restricted profiles, borrowing one of the most useful tools for discovery from the adult version of the […]

Business

Property, cash and Amazon: Why buyout firms are battling to buy UK’s Morrisons

At least three private equity groups armed with foreign cash have lined up to do battle over Morrisons (MRW.L), a British supermarket with a big property portfolio and a deal with Amazon (AMZN.O) that could help scale-up its lagging online offering. Interest in the chain, which has recently notched up market share in Britain’s cut-throat […]

News

Woman wins $2M from lottery ticket she received as a gift

A North Carolina woman received a $20 scratch-off lottery ticket as a gift from a family friend and was shocked to discover it was a $2 million jackpot winner. Karen Urtecho Sandrez of Charlotte told North Carolina Education Lottery officials she received the 100X The Cash scratch-off ticket as a gift from a family friend […]