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Get ready for weed yoga: The first legal cannabis spa may be on its way

February 9th, 2018 at 11:33 am » Comments Off

Weed and yoga might just be a match made in heaven. But despite pot’s legal status in Denver, “ganja yoga” isn’t permitted. Well, unless you get stoned yourself and then go to a yoga class. But maybe there’s another option on the way…



India wants panic buttons on mobile phones to keep women safe—will it work?

January 8th, 2018 at 2:55 pm » Comments Off

The Indian government has a hack for women’s safety: a panic button. Come Jan. 26, a pilot project to test a panic button feature on mobile phones will be launched in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), Maneka Gandhi, the union minister for women and child development, said on Jan. 02.



Video game addiction will become a recognized mental health disorder in 2018

January 7th, 2018 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

The World Health Organization (WHO) has included “gaming disorder” in a draft of its upcoming 11th International Classification of Diseases—a book used by researchers and doctors to track and diagnose disease—describing it as “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour” that may include impaired control over gaming activities, and is severe “to the extent […]



Japan’s fertility crisis is the worst it’s been in 118 years

December 27th, 2017 at 3:46 am » Comments Off

Japan is experiencing a vicious cycle of low fertility and low spending. This year, there were fewer births than ever recorded in the 118 years Japan has collected data. The trend has social scientists worried for the financial and social future of the country.



Would you date a robot? More than a quarter of millennials say they would replace a human lover with a DROID

December 9th, 2017 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

A new report suggests that over a quarter of 18-34 year-olds will feel it’s normal to form friendships and even romantic relationships with robots in the future.



How your personality type affects your health

October 28th, 2017 at 12:21 pm » Comments Off

What Are the Health Risks Associated With Your Personality Type?



One in five American children live with hunger

October 26th, 2017 at 12:52 am » Comments Off

The United States has one of the worst rates of child hunger among high-income countries. A recent UNICEF analysis puts it in perspective: About 20% of American children live in food-insecure households, meaning they lack access to safe and nutritious foods.



Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood

September 29th, 2017 at 7:36 am » Comments Off

When 17-year-old Quattro Musser hangs out with friends, they don’t drink beer or cruise around in cars with their dates. Rather, they stick to G-rated activities such as rock-climbing or talking about books.



Saudi women celebrate news they will finally be allowed to drive

September 28th, 2017 at 10:03 am » Comments Off

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (CNN)Women in Saudi Arabia have been celebrating the news that they will finally be able to drive, a landmark step that brings the conservative kingdom in line with the rest of the world and will allow many more women to work.



A 40-year study finds Generation Z is avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never before

September 25th, 2017 at 10:38 am » Comments Off

Today’s teenagers don’t seem to care much about hitting the open road, scoring a six-pack with a fake ID, or asking their peers out on dates.



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