Michael Thomas announces he will not play this season

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas will miss the entire 2021 NFL season. Thomas announced today that he will not be able to play this year because of a setback on the ankle injury that he initially suffered last year. “I’ve always been a man of faith and these past few months my faith has truly […]

UK new car sales slump to lowest October level since 1991

British new car registrations fell to their lowest October level since 1991 after a 25% year-on-year drop as a lack of semi-conductor chips continued to hit the sector, according to industry figures released on Thursday. Full-year sales are expected to stand at 1.66 million vehicles, only 1.9% higher than 2020, when COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions […]

iFixit actually tore down Apple’s backordered $19 screen cloth

I can’t say I expected there to be more news about Apple’s $19 Screen Polishing cloth, but here we are. Not only has iFixit given it the teardown treatment and a (perhaps slightly tongue-in-cheek) repair score, but it’s apparently become one of Apple’s hardest-to-get products. And yes, to reiterate, we are still talking about a […]

Tell-tale signs you could have a vitamin D deficiency – and how to fix it

A tell-tale sign on your head could be an early sign of vitamin D deficiency, say health experts. The vitamin is naturally gained from sunlight, but staying indoors can lead to a deficiency and the winter months are also an issue. The majority of the population will get enough vitamin D through exposure to sunlight […]

Is Patrick Mahomes injured?

As we try to diagnose the problems with the Kansas City Chiefs, it’s fair to raise any and all potential explanations. One possibility is that quarterback Patrick Mahomes isn’t 100 percent healthy. He had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his big toe just a few days after Super Bowl LV. He has said that […]

Aluminium prices slide, Russia expected to remove export tax

Expectations that Russia will remove taxes on aluminium exports and boost global supplies have triggered an inventory sell-off that has slashed prices of the metal on the physical market in Europe and the United States. As the drawdown in aluminium stocks, estimated at around 1 million tonnes in Europe and up to half a million […]

iFixit teardown of the 2021 MacBook Pro reveals easier battery swaps

Online tech repair guide and parts retailer iFixit has published its latest teardown for the new 2021 MacBook Pro and reveals at least one small win for reparability: the ability to replace the battery pack modules. The battery modules in the new MacBook Pros, much like many mobile devices, are now attached via adhesive strips […]

Woman transforms her home into 60s and 70s-inspired shrine all for £2,500

A retro-obsessed woman has forked out £2,500 to transform her home in a 1960s and 70s style. Emily Brinkley, 27, an illustrator and product designer, developed a fascination for the period after she fell in love with music by The Beatles as a teenager. The creative, from Croydon, London, was particularly drawn to the bright […]

Mike Tomlin not “overly concerned” about Steelers lack of takeaways

Last season, a big part of why the Steelers won the AFC North was the team’s ability to generate takeaways. Pittsburgh finished No. 2 with 27 of them — 18 interceptions and nine fumble recoveries. But things have changed in 2021. While the Steelers are still seventh in points allowed and 11th in yards allowed, […]

Review argues for therapeutics to treat cholesterol cousins called ceramides

Therapeutics that target lipids called ceramides might hold potential for treating cardiometabolic disease, argues a review article published November 5th in the journal Trends in Pharmacological Sciences. The authors summarize evidence supporting a strong relationship between ceramides and a range of diseases in animals and humans and compare it to the decades of datasets that […]

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