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Britain’s loneliest elephant has been all on her own for 20 years

Almost 400,000 people have signed a petition to rehome ‘Britain’s loneliest elephant’ – that hasn’t seen one of its kind for 20 years. Anne the Asian elephant was beaten and forced to perform tricks for more than 50 years before being rescued from the Bobby Robert’s ‘Super Circus’. She currently lives in a heated £1.2m […]

Sport

Maurkice, Mike Pouncey retire from NFL

They entered the world together. They’re leaving the football world together, too. Long-time NFL centers Maurkice and Mike Pouncey, twin brothers born on July 24, 1989, are retiring from the NFL. Maurkice was a first-round pick of the Steelers in 2010. He’s a three-time first-team All-Pro and a nine-time Pro Bowler. The Dolphins made Mike […]

Lifestyle

Endovascular aneurysm repair linked to higher readmission rates

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA) are responsible for nearly 2% of all deaths in US men over the age of 65. Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has emerged as a newer and less invasive alternative to open repair for rAAA, and current guidelines recommend EVAR as a first-line option for treatment of rAAA when certain criteria […]

Business

Musk-fuelled bitcoin surge triggers cryptocurrency exchange glitches

Major cryptocurrency exchanges experienced technical issues on Monday as trading volumes soared after billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc revealed it had purchased $1.5 billion of bitcoin and would soon accept it as a form of payment. The electric-vehicle company’s move marked the latest step toward mainstream acceptance of bitcoin, sending it 10% higher on expectations […]

Technology

New Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix lets you safely install mods

On Tuesday, Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red cautioned against installing mods or custom save files due to a vulnerability that could be used to “execute code on PCs.” The studio has quickly turned around a fix, though, and you should now be able to safely install mods again thanks to the 1.12 hotfix released […]

News

‘Ghost’ lurks over grave in bone-chilling images from ‘most haunted’ cemetery

Bone-chilling images taken by a fearless visitor at a ‘most haunted cemetery’ show a ghostly figure standing over a grave. Tyler Karanasios captured the haunting photos at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Hollis, in the US state of New Hampshire. The curious 26-year-old decided to visit the site which is known as Blood Cemetery, after […]

Lifestyle

New weapon against resistant bacteria

Every day, people die from simple infections even though they have been treated with antibiotics. This is because more and more bacteria have become resistant to the types of antibiotics that doctors can prescribe. “It’s a huge societal problem and a crisis that we must solve. For example, by developing new antibiotics that can defeat […]

Business

What recovery? Clothes retailers cut orders while factories fight to survive

Clothes retailers in Europe and America sit on excess inventory and cut back on spring orders. Sourcing agents face late payments. Garment factories in Bangladesh are on the rack. The global apparel industry, reeling from a punishing 2020, is seeing its hopes of recovery punctured by a new wave of COVID-19 lockdowns and patchy national […]

Technology

Robinhood has stopped limiting GameStop shares

Robinhood has finally lifted all the restrictions on WallStreetBets-fueled stocks like GameStop and AMC, according to a report on Friday from Reuters. The company currently lists no limits on its support document entitled “Changes due to ongoing market volatility,” whereas last week, there were 50-plus companies included on the list. Robinhood’s decision to restrict buying […]