(Reuters Health) - While age-related hearing loss has long been linked to cognitive decline, a UK study suggests hearing aids may help minimize the risk of problems like impaired memory or executive function.
The Canadian government is ready to pardon those with a cannabis possession record of 30 grams or less as the country becomes the world’s second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace.
For the first time, a writer from Northern Ireland has won the prestigious Man Booker Award. The prize, given to works of fiction written in English and published in the U.K., was announced at a ceremony
A charcoal inscription found in the ancient city of Pompeii has led archaeologists to believe that the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may have been later than originally thought. The 79AD eruption of Mount
Ian Kiernan has died at the age of 78. The former builder and Sydney yachtsman became one of Australia’s most well-known environmentalists after he founded Clean Up Australia in 1989. He was diagnosed
Before throwing out your jack-o'-lantern's guts, use the pumpkin seeds to make a healthy snack. High in plant sterols and phytochemicals, pumpkin seeds aid in lowering cholesterol and also promote good
The idea of selling fashion straight to shoppers sounds simple enough, but how often it happens today represents a big shift in retail. For decades, retailers that collected brands under one roof were
When we’re getting to know new team members, we might take note of how firm their handshakes are, whether they make eye contact, how they say hello, or if they say hello at all. Their body language is
A video recently doing the rounds on Facebook included a segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI. The video asks which of avocados, almonds, melon, kiwi, or butternut squash are suitable for vegans. answer,
All-female reboots of classic all-male films have been coming thick and fast over the past few years, and there are more to come. At the same time, the comic mills of Marvel and DC have begun to translate
Economists have long understood that protecting the environment eventually turns out to be good for the economy, too. More recently, they have become better at putting a dollar amount on just how good.
In its first venture into European brick-and-mortar, Amazon is opening a fashion-focused pop-up shop on London’s Baker Street from next Tuesday, Oct. 23, until Saturday, Oct. 27. According to the Evening
Megan and Steve Long's beer for dogs is alcohol-free. They started making it for their own Rottweiler, thinking it would help with digestion. They sell it to more than 20 bars and restaurants. Transcript
It's a major milestone in the fight to recognize mental health and mental illness as global issues: a comprehensive report from the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health, three years in the making,
One in every 20 European workers is in the automotive industry. The EU is worried that if it doesn’t catch up on battery technology, those jobs are at risk. “We know very clearly that the future is electric,”
One of the most sizable commitments yet to building out the talent-scarce AI field Ever since the beginning of the AI boom in the early 2010s, there’s been a corresponding drought in talented AI developers
Amazon is constantly trying to improve Alexa, its AI-assistant. A recent patent filed by the company shows just how: it wants Alexa to notice a user’s illness by detecting a change in their voice. Furthermore,
For New Zealanders, “kia ora” is as ubiquitous as “hello,” “hi,” or even “g’day.” A Māori expression that literally means “be well,” it’s usually used as a greeting or farewell, in person, via email or