Chris Ballard: It’s not going to be easy to replace Anthony Castonzo

Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo elected to retire following the 2020 season, leaving a significant void on the team’s offensive line. Indianapolis signed former Chargers left tackle Sam Tevi and former Texans and Dolphins tackle Julién Davenport in free agency, both to one-year deals. Those two are the options for now, with the Colts selecting […]


Study links hydraulic fracking with increased risk of heart attack hospitalization, death

The Marcellus Formation straddles the New York State and Pennsylvania border, a region that shares similar geography and population demographics. However, on one side of the state line unconventional natural gas development—or fracking—is banned, while on the other side it represents a multi-billion dollar industry. New research takes advantage of this ‘natural experiment’ to examine […]


Arizona mining fight pits economy, EVs against conservation, culture

Rio buys materials from Lewis’s Superior Hardware & Lumber for its Resolution mine site, accounting for a third of the store’s sales and helping to keep it afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. But U.S. President Joe Biden put the mining project on hold last month in response to the concerns of Native Americans who say […]


Huawei’s revenue falls for second quarter in a row as sanctions bite

Following its first-ever quarterly revenue decline in Q4 2020, Huawei has seen its sales figures fall for the second quarter in a row due to US sanctions. The Chinese giant said revenue declined following the sale of its Honor phone brand in November, but there was a bit of good news: profitability was up 3.8 […]


Ikea shopper finds exotic lizard hiding in houseplant

The RSPCA said a member of the public purchased a houseplant from an Ikea store in Exeter, England, and later discovered an exotic gecko hiding among the leaves. Photo courtesy of the RSPCA Animal rescuers in Britain said an Ikea shopper returned to their home and discovered a potted plant they purchased at the furniture […]