Sport

Taysom Hill’s potential quarterback pay hinges on throwing 224 passes per season

So how will the Saints and Taysom Hill determine whether he’s paid as a quarterback or as a guy who plays some other position under his new hybrid deal that’s worth as little as $40 million and as much as $95 million? Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the magic number is 224. […]

Lifestyle

Farmers tempt endangered cranes back – by growing their favourite food

Several years ago, I counted more than 300 cranes in the wetlands near my rice field,” says farmer Khean Khoay, as he reminisces about the regal-looking eastern sarus crane. Khoay’s village, Koh Chamkar in Kampot province, lies on the outskirts of the Anlung Pring protected landscape in south-west Cambodia, in the fertile and biodiverse Mekong […]

Business

GM to retrofit heated seat feature on newly sold vehicles in mid-2022

General Motors Co (GM.N) said on Friday that vehicles sold without heated and ventilated seats due to the global semiconductor shortage will be eligible, likely starting in the middle of 2022, for a retrofit that activates those features. The No. 1 U.S. automaker said it will cover the cost to retrofit new vehicles built without […]

Technology

Discord now lets you send up to 10 (accessible) memes at a time

Discord has updated its Windows and macOS desktop clients to let users add alt text for image attachments, the service has announced on Twitter. It’s a helpful accessibility feature for users that rely on screen readers and arrives alongside the ability to preview and upload up to 10 files at a time. The alt text […]

News

Man forced to leave caravan park after 25 years because £18,000 home is ‘too old’

A man says he’s been forced to leave a caravan park after 25 years because his home is “too old”. Steven Richardson, 56, was told he would have to leave the Beachcomber caravan site on North Sea Lane by next April earlier this year as his £18,000 caravan had come to the end of its […]

Sport

Monday Night Football: Saquon Barkley, Rob Gronkowski are active

Tight end Rob Gronkowski officially is back, giving Tom Brady his security blanket. Gronkowski hasn’t played since Week 3 aside from six snaps in Week 8. He was questionable with a back injury but is not on the team’s inactive list. Gronkowski has 16 catches for 184 yards and four touchdowns this season. The Bucs’ […]

Technology

Microsoft’s new Xbox app for Windows finally solves game install headaches

Microsoft is now allowing testers to access a new Xbox app for Windows that greatly improves the game install process from the Windows store. As we reported earlier this month, the updated app allows PC gamers to install titles into any folder of their choice with unrestricted access to game files. It’s an option that […]

News

Higher Walton ‘murder’: Man, 35, arrested after bodies of man and woman found in house

A 35-year-old man has been arrested after the bodies of two people were found inside house in a Lancashire village. Police discovered the pair dead in the property in Higher Walton, between Preston and Blackburn, after carrying out a welfare check on Saturday afternoon. Neighbours have named the deceased as Anthony Tipping and Tricia Livesey, […]