Town called 'F***ing' changes its name after tourists flock to have sex by sign

Town called 'F***ing' changes its name after tourists flock to have sex by sign

A small town in Austria with a famously profane name is given a less offensive name. F *** ing is located in the Branau district in the north of the country, with only 106 permanent residents. Over the years, it has attracted a healthy number of English-speaking tourists who visit to pose in front of … Read more

Doctors ask people to sign 'do not resuscitate orders' to limit Covid pressure

Doctors ask people to sign 'do not resuscitate orders' to limit Covid pressure

People with pre-existing conditions that make them particularly vulnerable to coronavirus complications are being asked to sign Swiss doctors’ orders to “do not resuscitate”. For example, people over the age of 60 and those suffering from heart disease or diabetes have been urged to sign the orders to ease the pressure in intensive care units. … Read more

Report: Lakers agree to sign Marc Gasol, trade JaVale McGee to Cleveland

Report: Lakers agree to sign Marc Gasol, trade JaVale McGee to Cleveland

Thirteen years after being called up, Marc Gasol is going to don a Lakers uniform for the first time. The 35-year-old Spanish center agreed to a two-year contract with the Lakers on Sunday evening, The Athletic first reported. It was a deal where the Lakers had to make room through trade, bringing center JaVale McGee … Read more

Angels sign slugging journeyman Scott Schebler to minor-league deal

Angels sign slugging journeyman Scott Schebler to minor-league deal

The Angels have signed outfielder Scott Schebler on a minor league deal, bringing in a player who hit 30 homers for the Cincinnati Reds in 2017, a source confirmed Saturday. Schebler, 30, has continued bouncing around in the majors for parts of six years, with the Dodgers, Reds and Atlanta Braves. He had only one … Read more

What new orange dot on iPhone screen means – and why it could be a bad sign

What new orange dot on iPhone screen means - and why it could be a bad sign

Apple has added a new privacy feature to ensure you know exactly when your phone is recording you. The latest update can reassure users who think their iPhone might be listening through the microphone. An orange dot at the upper right corner of an iPhone is a “warning” to alert Apple customers if their microphone … Read more

Rockies Nolan Arenado: “If we don’t make the playoffs, that’s not a very good sign”

Rockies drop five of their last six games with loss to Rangers

Star third baseman Nolan Arenado was blunt Tuesday when asked about the current state of the Rockies. Asked if the Rockies need to qualify for the playoffs in order to show that the team is heading in the right direction, he said: “Absolutely. No question for me. Eight teams (out of 15) make the playoffs … Read more

Cafe owner puts up sign ‘banning’ masks

Cafe owner puts up sign ‘banning’ masks

A cafe owner has put up a poster saying customers wearing masks would be banned from entering his premises. Michael Schneider, who runs the J Voke Vintage Tearoom in Chichester, West Sussex, says masks are a “government muzzle” which have no effect in preventing the spread of coronavirus. The sign – entitled Con-A-Virus Notice Government … Read more

Lonely pensioner puts up sign asking for friends after death of wife

Lonely pensioner puts up sign asking for friends after death of wife

A lonely pensioner has put up a poster in his window asking for friends after the death of his wife left him totally isolated. Tony Williams, 75, often goes for days without speaking to anyone after his wife Jo, also 75, passed away in May. Retired physicist Tony has no children and said he often … Read more

Rams sign WR Cooper Kupp to 3-year contract extension

Rams sign WR Cooper Kupp to 3-year contract extension

Cooper Kupp has become one of the Rams’ most productive and entertaining players by frequently turning short passes from Jared Goff into long yardage. Kupp and Rams management connected on a different kind of long gain Saturday morning when they announced agreement on a three-year contract extension that should keep the wide receiver zig-zagging across … Read more

Gambling and the NFL: Legalization in Colorado allowed Broncos to sign three sponsorship deals

Gambling and the NFL: Legalization in Colorado allowed Broncos to sign three sponsorship deals

The Broncos’ active on-field strategy this past offseason: Acquire players who can help rookie quarterback Drew Lock, from free agent right guard Graham Glasgow and tight end Nick Vannett to rookie receivers Jerry Jeudy and KJ Hamler. The Broncos’ off-field strategy was similarly busy. Taking advantage of sports gambling becoming legalized in the state of … Read more