Bill Shankly, Sir Curtly Ambrose masterclasses and the WSL returns

1) The WSL gets going this week, so here’s a 1995 doc on Doncaster Belles; here’s Marieanne Spacey-Cale – England legend, Arsenal legend and Southampton head coach – taking us through a day in her life; and here’s Rachel Yankey reflecting on her career. 2) A man kicks off in an offy, then notices Paul […]


Cost, bleeding cited as major reasons for not taking newer anti-coagulant as prescribed

Direct-acting oral anticoagulants such as apixaban are the most widely used medications of this type in people with atrial fibrillation, yet 26% to 45% of people fail to properly adhere to them. Researchers interviewed 42 UCLA and UCSF adults with atrial fibrillation who had been prescribed apixaban between August 2019 and July 2020 but had […]


Apple gives ‘reader’ apps a way around commissions. Who wins?

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Wednesday made a new concession on how App Store developers work with customers: it will allow subscription and content apps that it calls “reader” apps, a category that potentially includes Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon’s Kindle, to provide users with a direct link to their website for sign ups, avoiding an Apple […]


Intel announces self-driving taxi service for Munich and Tel Aviv

This week, Intel announced that one of its subsidiaries is starting an automated taxi service in Munich and Tel Aviv next year, unveiling a new self-driving car for the task. This step is vital in the development of the company’s automated driving technology. Intel announced the news at the 2021 IAA Mobility event in Munich. […]


Duck trained to speak in Australia heard muttering ‘you bloody fool’ in clip

Talking duck Ripper was said to have repeatedly used the catchphrase when mating after overhearing his keeper uttering the word, according to recordings unearthed in a new study A duck in Australia has been recorded muttering ‘you bloody fool’ after learning to mimic his keeper. The fowl-mouthed bird, named Ripper, was said to have grown […]