Car thefts are rising sharply across the US during the pandemic, police say

Fewer Americans are driving right now — and that means more cars are sitting idle in driveways and parking garages. And while we’re tucked away in our homes, more of them are being stolen. Police in some major cities across the US are reporting upticks in car thefts since the start of the pandemic in […]

Inter Miami reportedly chasing Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez

Could James Rodriguez be David Beckham’s David Beckham? The wantaway Real Madrid star is being pursued by Inter Miami, according to, as the MLS outfit looks to put its stamp on the league. The report says the club is having “informal talks” with Rodriguez’s people and there is “no firm offer on the table.” […]

Five Guys reopens selected UK stores for collection and delivery

It seems burger fans won’t have to wait much longer to satisfy their fast food cravings as Five Guys has announced it’s reopening selected UK stores. The burger chain has followed in the footsteps of other outlets, such as KFC and Burger King, by opening a string of UK restaurants. The Five Guys team have […]

Brent crude rebounds from more-than 20-year low; U.S. oil up 20% in wild trade

Brent crude oil rebounded from two days of losses and U.S. futures surged on Wednesday, bolstered by tentative talk of additional supply cuts from OPEC producers and U.S. inventory builds that were less dire than some expected. Oil trading has been more volatile than ever in recent days. The market is overwhelmed by a growing […]

Black Mesa was one of Steam’s top-selling new games in March

Borderlands 3 and the wonky survival MMO Last Oasis also made the list. It took more than a decade (closer to two, really), but the Source-powered Half-Life remake Black Mesa was finally completed and released this year. And despite the long wait, it was a hit. We scored it 84/100 in our “Xen doesn’t suck […]

Mother dog watches as her puppies wake up for playtime

Stella is a loving mother who lives on a beautiful farm in the country in Ontario, Canada. She is a Bernese Mountain dog with a wonderful disposition. She also lives with Dexter, a strapping and handsome Muremma who is also friendly and good-natured. On a warm spring day, just before they were both scheduled for […]

Report: Arsenal in talks with Atletico Madrid over Partey

We could be on the verge of massive news for Mikel Arteta’s project at Arsenal, as the North Londoners have a line on influential midfielder Thomas Partey. Reports earlier this week claimed Atletico Madrid was willing to double Partey’s wages after yet another remarkable season from the center midfielder who was as responsible for the […]

Genius online food calculator helps you plan your grocery shopping in lockdown

Food shopping is a bit of a nightmare at the moment, so it’s more important than ever that we are smart and efficient when we go out for groceries. But being at home 24/7 means we are racing through our food supplies at a break-neck pace, and it can be hard to know what to […]

U.S. Treasury market faces structural issues even as liquidity improves

The recent liquidity crisis in the $17 trillion U.S. Treasury market has exposed structural problems that are unlikely to be fixed any time soon, which could lead to new bouts of volatility and make it more costly for the U.S. government to sell bonds. The bond market all but broke down in March as businesses […]

Sea of Thieves’ new Emissary system gives you a ‘guaranteed reward’ for PvP

Even if the ship you sink doesn’t have loot, the Ships of Fortune update will still make sure you get a payoff. Pirates, as always, are gonna pirate—even from other pirates. But a continuing issue in Sea of Thieves is that the pirates most likely to fight each other on the high seas are pirates […]