Brandon Brooks tears Achilles tendon, will miss 2020 season

One of the best guards in the NFL is going to miss the entire 2020 season. Eagles guard Brandon Brooks tore his left Achilles tendon during a workout today and will miss the entire 2020 season, Derrick Gunn of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports. “So I guess now that news is out yes I tore my […]


Molecules that reduce ‘bad’ gut bacteria reverse narrowing of arteries in animal study

Scientists at Scripps Research have developed molecules that can remodel the bacterial population of intestines to a healthier state and they have shown—through experiments in mice—that this reduces cholesterol levels and strongly inhibits the thickened-artery condition known as atherosclerosis. The scientists, who report their findings in Nature Biotechnology, created a set of molecules called peptides […]


Proxy adviser ISS opposes re-election of Tesla chairwoman

Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS) on Monday urged Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shareholders to vote against the re-election of chairwoman Robyn Denholm at the electric carmaker’s annual meeting next month. The firm expressed concerns over Denholm’s leadership, citing consecutive years of high compensation for directors, without a reasonable rationale, and a steep rise in […]


Metal: Hellsinger is the music rhythm game for hardcore metal fans

Music rhythm games have always struck me as a neat idea although admittedly, the vast majority of them are centered around music genres that I simply don’t have much interest in. Metal: Hellsinger, however, looks to have what it takes to change my tune: attractive gameplay and a decidedly metal soundtrack.Unveiled this week as part […]


Woman’s KFC chips with ‘extra, extra, extra’ salt sparks outrage

With coronavirus lockdown measures easing, fast-food restaurants are slowly reopening, and unsurprisingly, fans are rushing to order the goods. Among them was Brook Micallef who decided to treat herself to KFC from the Penrith restaurant in Western Sydney. Now, when it comes to our food, everyone has different preferences for how we want it to […]