Rockets want way more than Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson in James Harden trade

The Heat reportedly pulled out of James Harden trade talks with the Rockets. That doesn’t mean Miami no longer wants Harden. The Heat just deemed Houston’s asking price to be too high. What is that asking price? Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald: Tyler Herro makes sense as the centerpiece of a Harden trade. Herro […]


US man randomly gets vaccine while grocery shopping

A Washington law student ended up getting more than just groceries during a recent supermarket trip, after randomly receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. David MacMillan and his friend were at a Giant Food store in the US capital last week and were surprised when a worker in the supermarket’s pharmacy section offered them each a shot. […]


Corporate group urges officials consider Trump’s removal ‘to preserve democracy’

The head of a major U.S. business group that represents 14,000 companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Pfizer Inc and Toyota Motor Corp urged senior U.S. officials to consider removing President Donald Trump from office after supporters of the outgoing president stormed the U.S. Capitol. National Association of Manufacturers Chief Executive Jay Timmons said Trump “incited […]


Modder reverse-engineers Nier Automata to discover its “final secret”: a cheat code

An intrepid modder has discovered Nier Automata’s “final secret”: a cheat code. Lance McDonald, who Eurogamer has covered multiple times for his varied work on the likes of P.T. and Bloodborne, found a cheat code in the early 2017 release that lets you skip to the last ending immediately after killing the first boss and […]


This Kentucky business is giving back to front-line workers with free coffee for a month

The man behind The CoffeeHouse in Paintsville, Kentucky, knows what it means to struggle during the Covid-19 pandemic — so he decided to treat those on the front lines to free coffee for a month. Owner Kyle Melvin bought the shop in January of 2020, just months before the pandemic hit, with a mission statement […]


In the NBA this season, teams will see same referees more often

There are nine people who have been on the court to start four different games at Staples Center so far this season. Only eight of them are players. The other is referee Scott Foster. There might be no better way to explain how and why the NBA has changed the travel rules for officials this […]


Vaccination drive enters new phase in US and Britain

The first Americans inoculated against COVID-19 began rolling up their sleeves for their second and final dose Monday, while Britain introduced another vaccine on the same day it imposed a new nationwide lockdown against the rapidly surging virus. New York State, meanwhile, announced its first known case of the new and seemingly more contagious variant, […]


USTR slams India, Italy, Turkey on digital taxes but holds off on tariffs

Digital services taxes adopted by India, Italy and Turkey discriminate against U.S. companies and are inconsistent with international tax principles, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said on Wednesday, paving the way for potential retaliatory tariffs. USTR, releasing the findings of its “Section 301” investigations into the digital taxes, said it was not taking specific actions […]


These Nintendo Switch Wireless Controllers are discounted on Amazon

There’s Pokemon-themed options, or if you’re brave enough to go off-brand, you can get one for under £15. For those who got Nintendo Switch consoles and games over the holidays, then there’s possible good news! Amazon is discounting multiple variations of the Nintendo Switch controller, including multiple Pokemon Sword and Shield-themed options. There’s also a […]