Why It's Harder to Sleep in a New Place
Lots of people do. And now researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island think they know why.
Want to Lose Weight? Listen to Yourself Eat
Restaurant chefs, home cooks, and foodies -- people who love good food -- often say that we eat with all of our senses.
Group Works to Reduce Holiday Trash, Clean Environment
The Alice Ferguson Foundation is a non-profit group that works to improve the environment by building relationships between people and nature.
Family Makes Friends and Memories on World Trip
Right now, the four travellers are about halfway through their trip. Ms. Rivenbark says they are trying to see as much of the world as they can.
One Hour of Exercise a Day Fights Damage of Sitting
If you sit for many hours a day in a traditional office job, you may be interested in a new study. This study suggests that you should get an hour of “brisk exercise” every day.
Early Bedtime for Young Children Could Cut Obesity Risk
Getting a good night’s sleep tonight could guard children against weight gain in the future.
WHO: 80% of Urban Residents Breathe Unsafe Air
A new study finds that more than 80 percent of people living in cities are breathing unsafe air.
Did Animal Herders Build the Silk Road?
In the ancient world, the East and West may have been linked by nomads. These were people who traveled with their herd animals in search of good feeding grounds.
Could Organizing Your Home Change Your Life?
There is a new celebrity in the United States. This woman is not a popular singer or a young Hollywood actress. She is an expert on organizing and cleaning. Imagine that!
Is Pasta Good for You?
The Italian actress Sophia Loren reportedly once said, “Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.”
Coloring Books Cut Stress for Adults
Coloring is an activity that children worldwide have long enjoyed. With a picture already made for them, kids simply choose a crayon, pencil or marker of their favorite color and fill it in.
Where Are The World's Tallest and Shortest People?
The tallest men in the world are Dutch, while the tallest women come from Latvia.
Rich People Even Have Better Stress Than Poor
The lives of rich people seem to be getting better and better. Rich people generally have better homes than poor people. They usually have better jobs and better schools for their children, too.
Is Emailing Stressing You Out?
Few people would disagree that email makes our lives easier. But misusing email can cause problems. And I’m not talking about hitting the “reply all” button when you didn’t mean to.
Unkind Words Hurt the Brain
There is a popular saying in the English language: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.”
Antioxidants in Citrus May Fight Obesity-Related Diseases
Citrus fruits like oranges, lemons and grapefruit in a diet could reduce the chance of chronic diseases that are related to obesity, according to a new study.
Polio Is Back in Nigeria
Nigerian officials have launched a polio vaccination campaign in the country’s northeast, where two new cases of the virus were found.
Critics: Peanut Butter With Caffeine Unfit for Kids
The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he or she graduates high school, according to the U.S.-based National Peanut Board.
Heart Calcium Build-Up Increases Risk of Early Death
A new study suggests that even small amounts of calcium in the arteries of young people can predict a heart attack or death within 12 years.
Can Burnt Toast Give You Cancer?
Many Americans have toasted bread first thing in the morning. For some, the morning meal also includes hash browned potatoes. Or later in the day, they might enjoy potato chips or crispy French fries.