In the throes of collapse?

Is Yahoo! Makers in the throes of complete editorial collapse? Is there any other explanation for this ridiculous homophonic error?

in the throws diy

I’ve filed this post under “Commonly confused words,” but there’s nothing common about confusing throws and throes. In fact, I’ve never seen anyone make that mistake — until now.

Just in case the Makers writer is reading this, throes means “a condition of extreme difficulty or trouble.”

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