Chargers designating Austin Ekeler to return

Chargers running back Asutin Ekeler is getting close to returning to the field. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports that the Chargers plan to designate Ekeler for return from injured reserve this week. That doesn’t necessarily mean he will be active for Sunday’s game against the Bills, but it’s a very good sign that he’s […]


Long-term survival after heart attack could hinge on where you live

Having a heart attack before your 50th birthday is bad enough. But new research shows if you also live in a poor neighborhood, your chances of dying within a decade of that heart attack are higher. “This tells us that we need to focus not just on a patient’s medical problems, but on the whole […]


Telford armoured vehicle contract may create 200 jobs

About 260 Boxer armoured vehicles are to be produced for the British Army at a site in Shropshire. German defence firm Rheinmetall said about 200 jobs could be created in and around its Telford site after it landed the £860m contract. The plant will build the vehicles over 10 years. Rheinmetall said the contract would […]


Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max camera stuns when shooting in RAW

I’ve long been a proponent of standalone digital cameras. They somewhat force you to think about your shots and are flexible with regards to lens choice, but most importantly, the quality of images they turn out is far better than what you can get from a smartphone camera. Or at least, that used to be […]


After a summer of protests, Seattle cuts police department budget by nearly 17%

The Seattle City Council on Monday cut its police department budget by nearly 17 percent in a shift that grew out of this past summer’s national protests against systemic racism. The panel’s 2021 spending plan called for $340 million to be allocated to the Seattle Police Department, down from $409 million this year, representatives of […]