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Lyon takes 'absolute screamer' in Ashes Test

Jan 15, 2022

Nathan Lyon took a catch on day two of the Hobart Test described by Australian cricket royalty Shane Warne as "an absolute screamer". Diving low and to his left at backward point during the 25th over of England's first dig, Lyon unexpectedly pouched the ball to remove Ben Stokes off the bowling of Mitchell Starc. The pink ball appeared to be cannoning to the off-side boundary as soon as it shot off Stokes' bat, the damaging all-rounder punching the back-of-a-length Starc delivery with power of ...read more

Can a gay cruise keep 5,500 people safe amid Covid?

Jan 15, 2022

Of the 2,700 rooms sold, Mr Campbell said only 35 had been canceled since January 1.For guests unable to travel due to government restrictions or closures, Atlantis is showing more flexibility and issuing credits for future cruises, Campbell said. Due to the rapidly changing circumstances of the pandemic, he said, the company is addressing cancellation requests on a case-by-case basis and trying to accommodate as many people as possible.“We are here to take care of people and we do our be ...read more

Whatsapp iOS beta brings update for message reactions

Jan 15, 2022

WhatsApp has introduced one of its first major changes in the new year. The company is currently beta-testing notifications for message reactions, as per WABetaInfo, an independent online portal that shares news on WhatsApp updates. The latest update appears in the newest beta (version 22.2.72) on iOS. A new “reactions notifications” option has appeared under WhatsApp’s notifications settings. Users can either enable or disable these reactions in their notifications. Since it is visible to ...read more

Alfa Romeo still open to fielding Ferrari F1 young drivers in the future

Jan 15, 2022

Read Time:2 Minute, 11 Second Alfa Romeo announced in November that it would race with an all-new driver pairing in 2022 after signing Formula 2 graduate Guanyu Zhou to partner Valtteri Bottas, who joins from Mercedes. It will be the first time since the start of the team’s existing engine deal and agreement with Ferrari in 2018 that it has not fielded one of the Italian marque’s young drivers in F1. Current Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc made his debut with the team – then known ...read more

Bizarre COVID-19 rules set for Winter Olympics

Jan 15, 2022

Athletes will need to be vaccinated – or face a long quarantine – take tests daily and wear masks when not competing or training. Clapping is OK to cheer on teammates, not chanting. Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 will be sent into isolation and unable to compete until cleared for discharge. Welcome to the Beijing Winter Olympics, where strict containment measures will aim to create a virus-proof “bubble” for thousands of international visitors at a time when omicron is fuelling ...read more

Astronomy Jargon 101: Cepheid Variable

Jan 15, 2022

In this series we are exploring the weird and wonderful world of astronomy jargon! You’ll be surprised by today’s topic: cepheid variables! In 1784 astronomer Edward Pigott discovered something strange about the star Eta Aquilae. It pulsed, getting brighter and dimmer regularly over the course of a few days. A few months later, another astronomer by the name of John Goodricke saw the same thing happen with the star Delta Cephei. By the end of the 1800’s, astronomers knew of a fe ...read more

Yes, you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade. Here's how

Jan 15, 2022

Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended more than five years ago, but no one told the people who run the Windows activation servers. As a result, you can still upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 and claim a free digital license for the latest Windows 10 version, without being forced to jump through any hoops. That upgrade became more important than ever when support for Windows 7 officially ended in January 2020. And it turned out to be a great relief to househ ...read more

There’s a SECRET SALE on MSI gaming laptops at Walmart today

Jan 15, 2022

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. We get it: sometimes, in the chaos of the day-to-day bustle, you just want to sit down and do some gaming without having to worry about life. Well, Best Buy has got your back with two excellent gaming laptop deals that you can take advantage of while getting some great specs in the process. To that end, we have the MSI Sword 15.6inch gaming notebook, going for $995 rather than $1,299, and the MSI GF65 Thin 15.6-inc ...read more

M-Sport reveals bold new-look Puma WRC 2022 challenger

Jan 15, 2022

Read Time:2 Minute, 23 Second The semi-works Ford squad has unveiled a bold new livery for its voyage into the WRC’s new hybrid era, with the team opting for a striking purple and blue colour scheme, featuring sponsorship from energy drinks manufacturer Red Bull.  M-Sport was the first of the three WRC manufacturers to showcase its Rally1 prototype, choosing to launch at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Since then the car has undergone a series of rigorous tests in all condit ...read more

Nadal tires of endless Djokovic saga

Jan 15, 2022

Rafael Nadal's first Grand Slam match in more than seven months is on the horizon, he is coming back from a painful left foot problem that limited him to one tournament over the last half of last season and he got COVID-19 in December. Plenty to talk about, right? This is, after all, the owner of 20 major championships and one of the most significant figures in the history of tennis. His mere presence at an Australian Open pre-tournament news conference today was newsworthy — or, rather, woul ...read more