Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.
Connect
Log In Sign Up
life Articles
The UK government recently announced that starting next year, in January, driverless cars will be allowed on public roads.

Small cars not crash-worthy

The U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has apparently confirmed what many family buyers have thought for a long time — small cars are not safe in head-on crashes.

Parents responsible for $200,000 debt after daughter's death

Lisa Mason had taken out a private loan with her parents as co-signers. After passing away from liver failure her parents inherited both her children and her debt.

New Red Lobster owners plan upscale changes

The North American seafood chain that urges customers to "Sea Food Differently" is hoping they'll be willing to think a little differently about its restaurants, too.

Op-Ed: Food Philosopher ponders the culture and ethics of eating habits Special

The students of Holy Cross College professor Andrea Borghini in Worcester, Massachusetts have the opportunity to not only look at what they eat, but they get to ponder the philosophy of food.

Saab dealer refunds student driver with dollars and pennies

Irena Mujakovic brought her Saab back under warranty for a second round of repairs and received a bill for $400 in labor. She filed a complaint with the DMV and got a refund in the form of two bags full of pennies and some dollar bills.

Having a heart attack during the work week helps you survive

Multiple factors contribute to this from less responsive care by weekend staff to long wait times but they all point to one thing; having a heart attack on a weekday helps you live through it.

Reitzin: ‘We need to bring healthcare closer to Silicon Valley’

While health apps hold substantial future promise in fulfilling the goals of greater wellness and healthcare delivery, much will depend on issues of trust, utility, and convenience.

Medbox inc. founder talks about marijuana legalization Special

An interview with the founder of Medbox, Vincent Mehdizadeh, reveals issues involving safety in the rapidly increasing market of marijuana and what he is doing to help governments around the world to regulate it.

Op-Ed: 9 ways to teach your children about money

Let's face it – many kids, teens and adults today are more apt to blow their money faster than it takes to earn it. And with the majority of parents surviving on credit, it's no wonder the concept of saving is a difficult one for all to grasp.

Study: Cellphone laws do not reduce accidents

New research says cellphone bans do not actually cut down on accidents. After many media and government campaigns against "distracted driving" this may change how some people think.

CPR experts debate 'hands-only' procedures

2010 was the year that the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (Ilcor) released a "hands-only" CPR article that was fairly well accepted. Now Canadian officials are questioning whether a multi-step method would be better.

Op-Ed: 35% of U.S. in debt means high school must teach personal finance

With 35 percent of American adults in debt collection, hindering their credit scores, we need all 50 U.S. states to require personal finance, in addition to the usual economics, in the mandatory high school curricula.

Exploring lead risks in urban farming

Urban farmer Ryan Kuck alleges that his garden was slowly poisoning his children in Philadelphia. Lead poisoning has often been a problem in United States and we'll explore the reasons behind this.

Study: 'Good girls' and 'bad boys' have a dating advantage

According to new findings, men are more responsive to women who are attentive and seem caring on dates. Some common sense conclusions are now being backed up by science.

Croatia and Greece: a tale of two Nikki Beach resorts

Nikki Beach Resorts are planned in both Croatia and Greece. While one is about to open in 3 days, the other has some way to go.

Op-Ed: Money magazine's college rankings need several adjustments

Money magazine is leaping into the college ranking fray, publishing its listing of America's best colleges according to their financial value. While the goal is noble, Money needs to make some adjustments.

'Nightmare bacteria' cases rise five-fold in Southeastern U.S.

A recently released study shows the number of cases involving a deadly antibacterial "superbug" has risen five-fold in some parts of the United States over the past four years.

15 people sent to the hospital after smoking poisonous fake weed

Synthetic marijuana is readily available in bodegas and head shops in New York, even though it was banned two years ago, and New Yorkers are increasingly getting sick from smoking it.

Op-Ed: Taking drivers out of the loop makes driving safer

A recent report from industry analyst J.D. Power suggests that buyers are questioning the benefits of increasing technology in vehicles.

Europe's first scheduled seaplanes launch in 2 weeks in Croatia

After a 13-year battle with bureaucracy, Europe's first scheduled modern hydroplane service is set to start in Croatia next month.

Indian tourism sector expected to grow thanks to government push

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's recently presented union budget included a large number of proposals for the travel and tourism industry. The sector is expecting a push to come out of the slow year in 2013.

Indians made 1.1 billion tourist trips within India in 2013

The Indian tourism ministry has just released travel data showing that Indians made 1,145 million individual tourist trips within India in 2013, about 10 percent more than in 2012.

Woman struck and killed by drunk driver after leaving his SUV

A 21-year-old Long Island, New York woman is dead and a 23-year-old man was arrested after it is alleged the woman got out of his car because he was drunk and was later struck and killed by the driver.

Man gets 6 months' jail for driving from passenger seat

A 20-year-old man posted a YouTube of himself, driving from the passenger seat of his car on a highway near Barcelona in Spain. He has now received a six-month suspended sentence for his stupidity.

Forget the handshake — The fist-bump is healthier

There was a time when you could take the measure of a man’s character by the firmness of his handshake. But that ancient form of greeting may soon be a thing of the past, pushed aside by the new kid on the block, the fist-bump.

Dalmatia comes alive with the spectacular 1532 Battle of Klis

Now a Game of Thrones filming location, the historical importance of Klis Fortress is relived, as Dalmatia returns to 1532.

Photo Essay: Scenes from Rochester, Kent Special

Rochester is located in the county of Kent in England. It is associated with Charles Dickens, who wrote some of his works in the town. The town boasts an impressive cathedral and castle.

Cholesterol management drug niacin 'carries risks'

New studies show that cholesterol management drug niacin produces more side effects than previously known. On that basis, some doctors now caution against taking it.

Nanoparticles may be 'alarm clock' body needs to fight cancer

Researches looking for ways to jump start the immune system so it can recognize and attack cancer cells believe nanoparticles may be the "alarm clock" our body needs to fight cancer.

Car collides with crowd at Devon car meet leaving 17 in hospital

Spectators gathered at a car meet in a Plymouth car park have been injured after a car ploughed into a large crowd on Saturday night.

U.S. company withdraws outdated, tainted food products

Rocked by a recent food safety scandal, a prominent U.S food supplier is withdrawing all products produced by its Chinese subsidiary due to health and safety concerns.

Op-Ed: Watch how a supermarket sold ugly and rejected fruit and veg

More than 350 million tons of food is wasted every year, this seems criminal when half the world go short on fresh fruit and vegetables. Just because some foods don't meet exacting aesthetic standards that today's consumer expects, they're thrown.

Op-Ed: Unleash your creative genius — 10 tips to boost your ingenuity

Brilliant thinkers are creative and they use techniques to boost their creativity. You can improve your ingenuity by using some of these methods.

Thousands of patients misprescribed antibiotics

During the 2013 flu season a new report highlights that antibiotics were inappropriately given to a large proportion of patients with influenza (a viral disease that is not helped by taking antibiotics).

Despite chilly fog a Street party for neighborhood was fun Special

Sunday Streets are events that encourage recreation, community activities and fun in San Francisco. Essentially, they can be thought of as large block party.

Op-Ed: 'Beef with Meat' speaks of a 'Raw' movement going on for 20 years Special

This reporter stumbled across a book that debut in 2013 called, "My Beef with Meat - The healthiest argument for eating a plant-strong diet, by firefighter Rip Esselstyn.

Nigeria cholera outbreak infects over 300 and kills 7 people

A cholera outbreak that started over the past weekend in Northwest Kano state has spread to 11 local councils, according to Bello Abubakar of the state ministry of health. The health Minister has stressed the need for people to use clean water only.

Canadians bring 1,000 litres of water to Detroit residents

Supporters from nearby areas of Canada came into the United States to bring fresh water to residents of Detroit. Many of those living there have no water now due to unpaid bills which led to mass shutoffs from their companies.

Liberian man with Ebola-like symptoms has died in Nigeria

RTE News has announced that the Liberian official who arrived in Nigeria from Monrovia on Sunday and was hospitalized with symptoms associated with Ebola Virus Disease has died. Nigerian officials are awaiting results of blood tests before confirming EVD.

Exploring the seaweed brew and unusual craft beers

Seaweed craft beer is big news on many culinary sites. Due to a flavor which stands out even in the unique craft beer sector and some interesting health benefits many are trying out this new brew.
Latest News
Top News
Engage

Buy an ad on DigitalJournal.com

Corporate

Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014 digitaljournal.com   |   powered by dell servers