Sport

Ben Roethlisberger: I know that I can play better football

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters on Tuesday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is dealing with hip issues. But Tomlin still feels like Roethlisberger is “absolutely” the best QB for Pittsburgh’s offense. Speaking to the media on Wednesday, Roethlisberger said that seeing a picture of his injured hip “might turn your stomach.” But the quarterback […]

Lifestyle

Back pain: Why exercise can provide relief and how to do it safely

After many months in lockdown, a lot of us are finding that we’re experiencing back pain that we hadn’t been bothered by before. There could be many reasons for this, including increased stress during the pandemic, moving less and spending more time sat in one position. But while you might think you should rest your […]

Technology

Nest thermostats get new energy management tricks

Google has announced several new features for its Nest thermostats centered around helping the smart home become a bigger partner in the battle against climate change. These features are wrapped up in a new service called Nest Renew. The service will use intelligent automation to allow the thermostats to communicate with energy providers and make […]

News

Eurasian eagle owl escapes during training at Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo is asking the public to keep an eye on the skies after a Eurasian eagle owl escaped from its keeper during a training session. The zoo said in a Facebook post that the owl, named Gladys, “flew off to a tree and did not return” during “a routine exercise and training session” […]

Sport

Patriots hope to “smoke out” offers for Stephon Gilmore

At a time when teams routinely leak news of an impending release before actually doing it in order to create an eleventh-hour trade market, the Patriots apparently are trying to do just that with cornerback Stephon Gilmore. Albert Breer of SI.com reports that the Patriots leaked the news early in an effort to “smoke out” […]

Lifestyle

Non-invasive detector as early warning for diabetes

Researchers from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences reported that they have developed a pain-free, non-invasive and fast way detector of early diabetes warning signs. It is a non-invasive scanning device that checks the advanced glycation end products (AGEs) level concentrated in a person’s skin tissue. According to […]

Business

World’s largest miners pledge net zero carbon emissions by 2050

The world’s top miners on Tuesday committed to a goal of net zero direct and indirect carbon emissions by 2050 or sooner, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) said. “ICMM members’ collective commitment to net zero scope one (direct) and two (indirect) greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is a pivotal moment in our […]

Technology

Twitch confirms it was hacked after its source code and secrets leak out

Twitch has confirmed that it has suffered a major data breach, and that a hacker accessed the company’s servers thanks to a misconfiguration change. “We can confirm a breach has taken place,” says a Twitch spokesperson on Twitter. “Our teams are working with urgency to understand the extent of this. We will update the community […]

News

Statues from British garden identified as ancient Egyptian, sell for $265,510

A pair of statues from a British garden initially were believed to be 18th-century replicas of Egyptian artifacts, but fetched $265,510 at an auction after they were suspected to be thousands of years old. Mander Auctioneers said a couple moving out of their Sudbury, England, home contacted the auction house to sell off items from […]