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In this busy high-tech 21st century society it's hard to find time to relax with family and friends. Mother's Day this coming May 13, is perhaps an ideal opportunity to spend time just enjoying each other's company.
The enlightening 2010 documentary, ‘Dish — Women, Waitressing & the Art of Service’, is screening in a tribute to Canadian filmmaker Maya Gallus at Hot Docs.
A pair of filmmakers at the prestigious TED Conference used virtual reality to allow people to experience the ravages of deforestation -- from the perspective of a tree.
Twitter has unexpectedly returned to growth, causing its stock price to rise significantly. Although the company is still losing money, it has made large gains in user activity. Its losses have consequently been reduced even though ad revenue has fallen.
Amtrak will shut down several tracks along the Northeast Corridor to make long-overdue rail repairs, a move set to cause mass delays to commuters traveling on the LIRR and NJ Transit, Amtrak announced at a press conference Thursday morning.
ZTE has launched a new budget smartphone with some impressive hardware specifications. Despite being priced as a low-end phone, the MAX XL comes with a 6-inch display and a massive battery to put many flagship handsets to shame.
Representatives of the Chinese and European space agencies have been in talks over collaborating on a moon outpost as well as other space-related endeavors, according to Chinese media and a spokesman for the ESA.
Thai media came under fire Wednesday for publishing images of a man killing his infant daughter in a Facebook Live video, a grim case that sparked outrage and raised fears of copycat killings.
A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced three young men to prison for gang raping a woman and livestreaming the attack on Facebook.
A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday, the latest example of the social network's live-streaming function being used to broadcast grisly crimes.
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) open data website was to be shut down as soon as Friday, April 28, sparking a social media frenzy. This news prompted the EPA to use its Twitter account to reassure people the "rumor" was untrue.
An unmanned NASA spacecraft has survived its plunge between the rings of Saturn and, after briefly going dark for the flyby, is communicating again with Earth, the US space agency said Thursday.
A surprising fact has emerged from a food technology project. Researchers have discovered that adding cinnamon to the diet can cool the body by a temperature of up to two degrees. This adds to research about other health benefits from the spice.
A clinical trial has been completed into ingestible capsules. The capsules can be used to deliver medicines to prevent and help to diagnose a range of gut disorders and diseases.
Manu Prakash, who is a bio-engineer based at Stanford University, has begun designing low-cost technology to help out scientists and technologists in the poorest parts of the world.
German lawmakers on Thursday approved a partial ban on the full-face burqa Islamic veil and a package of security measures aimed at preventing extremist attacks.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts Southeast Asian leaders this week, and there is much interest in how the popular politician who boasts about not being a statesman will handle the event.
The Afghan Taliban announced Friday the start of their "spring offensive", saying they would target foreign forces in the country, heralding a fresh round of fighting in the drawn-out conflict.
Rap has been called a universal language -- but it can also be a tool to preserve languages at risk.
The UN said Thursday it had enlisted Yusra Mardini, the teenage Olympic swimmer who braved a Mediterranean crossing in a leaky dinghy fleeing war-torn Syria, to help raise awareness about the plight of refugees.
The US prosecution of the massive corruption scandal rocking world soccer scalped a new head on Thursday: the football chief on the tiny Pacific island of Guam.
The NBA playoffs are in full swing, but for those teams and their fans on the outside, the next step to make improvements is the upcoming draft in June.
Former WBO Light Flyweight champion Donnie Nietes aims to grab the vacant IBF Flyweight title Saturday against Komgrich Nantapech of Thailand in the main event of the Pinoy Pride 40 at the Waterfront Hotel & Casino in Cebu City, Philippines.
Acclaimed actor and musician Kiefer Sutherland chatted with Digital Journal about his new album and touring schedule for 2017.
Hipsters in flowing skirts and crop tops sway to the Thai band's hypnotic groove at an exclusive music festival in Thailand, while a clutch of cleaning staff quietly look on from the fringes.
Iconic singer-songwriter Paul Weller chatted with Digital Journal about his new studio album, "A Kind Revolution," which will be released on Warner Bros./Parlophone Records on May 12.
On April 27, country songstress RaeLynn performed an acoustic set at NASH FM 94.7's Stage 17 for an intimate group of country fans and listeners.
Woodlands, Texas-based Anadarko Petroleum Corporation announced on Wednesday it was shutting down more than 3,000 of its older, vertical wells in Northeastern Colorado following a home explosion and fire on April 17 that killed two people.
German carmaker Volkswagen will manufacture its new e-Crafter electric utility vehicles at a factory in neighbouring Poland, a spokesman for the group said Thursday.
President Donald Trump stopped short Wednesday of pulling out of NAFTA despite earlier threats to exit the trade deal, saying he will renegotiate the agreement with Canada and Mexico.
The Trump administration has unveiled plans to dramatically cut taxes for US businesses and individuals, slashing the corporate rate to 15 percent, but the once-in-a-generation overhaul is headed for a tough fight in Congress.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the use of codeine based medicines, especially in the context of medicines administered to children.
Foods packaged as diet foods, ostensibly because they have reduced levels of fat, may not help with weight loss at all. This is because the food-stuff contain high levels of sugar, partly to off-set the reduction in fat.
You might not think that chili peppers and marijuana have anything in common, but researchers at the University of Connecticut have discovered a new function for the chemicals found in hot peppers and pot that calm inflammation in the digestive tract.
An artificial womb filled with clear liquid, successfully tested on pre-natal lambs, could help extremely premature babies avoid death or life-long disability, researchers reported Tuesday.
While Trump claims that China is cooperating with the U.S. in attempts to force North Korea to rein in North Korea the Chinese have urged the US and South Korea to withdraw the THAAD anti-missile system.
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka on Thursday demanded that his billionaire Finance Minister Andrej Babis, a leading candidate in October elections, explain past business activities amid media speculation he could be axed.
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday agreed to start flights for former residents to visit a disputed island chain as he and Japanese premier Shinzo Abe again struggled to make progress on a decades-old territorial dispute.
Marine Le Pen's performance in France's presidential race cheered Brexit supporters, but many fear the likely winner Emmanuel Macron will play hardball in Britain's negotiations on leaving the European Union.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Fisheries (NOAA) has declared an "Unusual Mortality Event," based on the higher-than-normal number of deaths and strandings of humpback whales seen along the Atlantic coast recently.
El Salvador on Thursday became the first country in the world to ban the mining of metals in what campaigners called a landmark move for environmental protection.
What does the future hold for the planet? There are myriad possibilities and some of this in our hands. A new docudrama from National Geographic shines a light on the year one million for a round of speculation and debate.
Britain's government must publish proposals to tackle air pollution months earlier than it wanted, a top court ruled Thursday, saying the plans cannot be delayed until after June's general election.
When you gotta go, you gotta go. A Delta passenger was removed from a flight for going to the washroom while the plane was sitting on the tarmac prior to takeoff. Employees telling the man to get off the plane was filmed by fellow passengers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the use of codeine based medicines, especially in the context of medicines administered to children.
Rap has been called a universal language -- but it can also be a tool to preserve languages at risk.
Foods packaged as diet foods, ostensibly because they have reduced levels of fat, may not help with weight loss at all. This is because the food-stuff contain high levels of sugar, partly to off-set the reduction in fat.
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