UK Government Extend Commercial Eviction Ban

The government has extended a ban on commercial evictions. This is reportedly putting the survival of some of Britain’s biggest landlords at risk. The ban on commercial evictions has allowed some of the worst-hit industries to survive the bleak days of the pandemic. This ‘moratorium’ has been welcomed by those in the retail and hospitality … Read more

Uber’s Flawed Compliance Plan for TfL

Following UBER’s announcement that they wish to mandate which insurers and brokers insurance can be purchased from by drivers using their platform, our Head of Innovation Daniel Severin has been in discussions with the GMB Union. He has provided the open letter below to Steve Garelick, GMB Regional Organiser Logistics, Gig Economy & Local Government. … Read more

Roethlisberger, Watt Happy Vince Williams Went Out On Own Terms, But Will Miss Him In Locker Room, On Field

The Pittsburgh Steelers figured they had their inside linebacker room set. Then Vince Williams suddenly informed the team that he would be retiring, on the eve of training camp. And yes, it took everybody off-guard, especially his teammates, even those on the other side of the ball, like quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “I spoke to Vince … Read more

Roster Turnover 2021: OL Derwin Gray

Roster turnover is an inevitability in this league, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster has changed considerably since the end of last season, with many players who have been important to this franchise now gone, either retired, in limbo, or in another uniform. As we wind down the time until training camp opens, it feels appropriate … Read more

How to block your ex on Tinder

There are plenty of reasons why seeing a former flame in your Tinder feed isn’t exactly a desirable situation — maybe they broke your heart, or perhaps you broke theirs. Or it could be just that you’d like to swipe away with abandon without the worry of seeing the face of someone you’d rather cross … Read more

How Tom Brady Balled Out On A Torn MCL

Tom Brady is meticulous about his throwing mechanics. From his days with Tom Martinez to his time with Tom House, Brady has always kept a pair of nit-picking eyes on his technique. However, his mechanics were challenged in a new way when he played the 2020 NFL season on a torn MCL. To better understand Brady’s … Read more

Bengals News (7/23): Kens to the Hall

Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images Ken Riley and Ken Anderson have officially joined the join the Bengals’ 2021 Ring of Honor Class. Ken Anderson and Ken Riley join the Bengals Ring of Honor 2021 ClassThe voters offered a fitting tribute on the 40th anniversary of the first AFC championship season when Bengals Season Ticket … Read more

Colts’ Jim Irsay on Ongoing Contract Talks: ‘We Would Really Like to Get It Done with Darius and Braden’

Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images According to team owner Jim Irsay, the Indianapolis Colts remain in ongoing contract negotiations with 2020 NFL All-Pro Darius Leonard and ‘should’ve been’ 2020 Pro Bowler Braden Smith—hopeful that new lucrative multi-year deals will get done for both former 2018 2nd round picks (via The Athletic’s Zak … Read more

Cartoon: Freedumb Isn’t Free

Vimeo Video As the delta variant sweeps across the United States and increases hospitalizations and deaths, far too many right-wingers are falling for anti-vaccine nonsense. Influential pundits and politicians on the right are undermining the push to vaccinate enough people to achieve herd immunity. While the wackos are so concerned about imaginary microchips and vaccine … Read more

New Must-Read Fantasy Novels | July 2021

New Must-Read Fantasy Novels | July 2021 Looking for a new coming-of-age fantasy or an urban paranormal mystery? Check out these new contemporary fantasy novels that will surely delight you! We’re positive that you will enjoy these new fantasy novels from bestselling authors H. Anne Henry, Lali A. Love, C.C. Solomon, Julie Hall, Rachel Angel, … Read more

Hasbro, The Entertainer and The LEGO Group Finalists in The Licensing Awards 2021

Hasbro, The Entertainer, Forbidden Planet, and The LEGO Group are all finalists in the 2021 Licensing Awards, and The Mandalorian has been nominated for Best Teen/Adult licensed property. Making a return to its physical format this year, the Licensing Awards will be celebrating the best in collaborations across the categories, from Best Licensed Live Event … Read more

Are 1 In 3 Private Hire Fleets Breaking Health & Safety Laws?

New figures show that fleet safety policies aren’t being kept up to scratch. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 dictate the standards that all employers must sustain. Employers (including the self-employed) should ensure ‘so far as is reasonably practicable the health, safety and welfare of all employees while at work.’ Employers … Read more

Giants place Kadarius Toney on Reserve/COVID-19 list

The inauspicious start to Kadarius Toney’s NFL career continued on Thursday as the New York Giants placed the first-round pick on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Toney reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 prior to landing on the list, so it’s not a close contact situation. The good news is that he’s not feeling sick or experiencing any … Read more

Kevin Smith made a new He-Man show for Netflix. It rules.

You ever sit down and think — I mean really think — about the name “He-Man”? What is that? What does it even communicate about this character? There’s always been an inherent silliness to the classic Mattel toy line. Names like “Man-E-Faces” and “Evil-Lyn” aren’t exactly born out of laser-focused brainstorms. But that silliness is … Read more

Mike Daniels compares Joe Burrow to Aaron Rodgers

Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM The Bengals defensive lineman continues to tell anyone who will listen how excited he is to have Joe Burrow as his quarterback. Mike Daniels has really made himself a fan favorite since joining the Cincinnati Bengals prior to the 2020 season. He has been disruptive on the defensive … Read more

Biden bizarrely denies ‘sucking blood out of kids’ as he responds to bonkers QAnon conspiracy

JOE Biden has bizarrely denied “sucking the blood out of kids” as he clapped back at a far-fetched QAnon conspiracy theory. When pushed about claims the Democrats want to defund the police, the President hit back by likening the accusation to wild allegations pushed by QAnon supporters that a worldwide network of celebrities and politicians … Read more

Motherhood and Miscarriage: A Study of My Shelves

When you’re a childbearing person of a certain age, people start to badger you about when you’ll decide to have a child. Over the course of the last seven years or so, everyone from family members to strangers have made throwaway comments about my assumed fertility. They asked if my clock had started ticking. People … Read more

Like Opening a Time Capsule: On Marginalia And Guilt

While reading books, I pay attention to marginalia. With wonder, I touch a finger to inscriptions, annotations, and doodles. As someone who has scribbled in books myself, I spend extra time with sections the scrawlings reference. Although my marginal notes, after graduating, shifted from thinking-on-the-page to celebrating beauty. In the margins, my signature moves include … Read more