Sport

Matt LaFleur: Packers will “absolutely not” replace kicker Mason Crosby

Packers kicker Mason Crosby is just 2-for-6 on field goals over the last three weeks, but his job is not in jeopardy. That’s the word from Packers coach Matt LaFleur, who said today that his team will “absolutely not” replace Crosby. Crosby made a 54-yard field goal in Sunday’s loss to the Vikings, but he […]

Lifestyle

Benjamina Ebuehi’s recipe for ginger and treacle crinkle cookies gifts

My tin of treacle sits in my baking cupboard for most of the year, untouched until the smell of Christmas is in the air, and then I really put it to work, leaving it permanently sticky with syrupy fingerprints. A good glug goes into these cookies before they’re rolled in two types of sugar to […]

Business

Foreign tourists back in New York, long business recovery seen ahead

New York has launched its largest tourism advertising campaign in history. John F. Kennedy International Airport bustles again with foreign passengers. The holiday season promises peak travel cheer, with more visitors on streets and in stores. But souvenir shops, horse carriage drivers and small businesses that rely on vacationers said it could take weeks, or […]

Technology

The NFT Bay asks if you would steal all the JPEGs

In what may be one of the better pieces of performance art this year, Australian Geoffrey Huntley has created a website that promises to let you torrent an entire blockchain’s worth of NFTs. It’s called, appropriately, The NFT Bay, and it’s an almost exact replica of the famous pirating site (with an added cheeky DMCA […]

News

Dad’s method for making sure children behave ahead of Christmas sparks outrage

One dad’s jokey method to keep children behaving ahead of Christmas day went viral on TikTok and left people divided – with some viewers dubbing the suggestion ‘cruel’ It’s that time of year again when Christmas is just around the corner. Naturally, children are already VERY excited – and parents have some tried and tested […]

Sport

Ravens designate Malik Harrison for return

Linebacker Malik Harrison will be back at Ravens practice this week. Harrison was placed on the non-football injury list after he was shot last month and he was designated for return to the active roster on Monday. A stray bullet hit Harrison in the calf during the team’s bye week and he’s missed the minimum […]

Lifestyle

Bottle it: the best drinks gifts for Christmas

Giving a bottle is a good way to get you off the Christmas present hook, but picking the right one can be a bit of a minefield. If it’s the same bottle you give every year, it might look as if you just couldn’t be bothered to think of something more imaginative – the booze […]

Business

CMA CGM’s earnings soar on shipping rush

Shipping group CMA CGM on Friday reported a surge in third-quarter earnings and said it expected an even stronger performance for the end of the year as intense demand kept freight rates high and container capacity stretched. French-based CMA CGM, one of the world’s largest container lines, said net profit rose to $5.6 billion in […]

Technology

ConstitutionDAO loses $43 million auction of rare US Constitution copy

A quickly assembled group of crypto enthusiasts who crowdfunded an astonishing $47 million in funds to bid for a rare copy of the US Constitution lost out to a bidder with deeper pockets. The group, ConstitutionDAO, said in an update on Discord that they did not win the auction at Sotheby’s tonight, which sold for […]

News

Border Collie can’t get enough of playing the wind chimes and is born to be a musician

Dog owners might be more used to their dog’s favourite toy being a ball or a bone, but Koira is a bit different – the collie can’t get enough of playing the wind chimes. The musical pup has been a big hit over on her owner’s TikTok account @lifewithkoira , where videos of Koira playing […]