Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
   
lifestyle Articles
The video "Undercover mothers go wild at sons who sexually harass them," also titled "Whistling at your mom," is part of a Peruvian campaign against sexual harassment of women in the streets by men who cat-call and wolf-whistle when women walk past.

Video: High school student slams teacher to the floor in class

A 62-year-old New Jersey high school teacher who confiscated a cellphone from a 16-year-old ninth-grader during a physics class got slammed to the floor for his effort to instill discipline in class.

Anxiety may cause man's constant chronic deja vu

Scientists believe that the extraordinary case of a man who experiences a constant case of deja vu, where you believe you have seen an experience before, may be caused by anxiety.

Marry your best friend for the happiest marriage, new study says

According to new research, couples who were also best friends experienced the most happiness in life, while married people were in general happier than unmarried ones.

Op-Ed: Wedding planning: where to begin

The holiday season is the ideal time to pop the question so January and February are big months for wedding planning for many brides-to-be, and those in the wedding industry know this.

Parents investigated after their kids, 10 and 6, walk home alone

A mother and father from Maryland are being investigated for neglect after they let their 10 and 6-year-old walk home alone.

'Canoodling' by lesbians in Austrian cafe sparks protests

Kicked out of a posh Austrian cafe for "canoodling" stunned two lesbians last week, so much so that the LGBT community staged a kissing protest in front of the 1950s-themed restaurant today.

Video: 2Chainz and Nancy Grace debate marijuana legalization

In a protracted back-and-forth gone viral, HLN host Nancy Grace and Grammy-nominated rapper 2Chainz debated the pros and cons of marijuana legalization on Tuesday.

Even the ancient Greeks had their drinking games

While the drinking challenges seen on the Internet today may seem to be quite formidable, the participants have no other skills except the ability to consume large amounts of alcohol. The ancient Greeks, on the other hand, knew how to play the game.

Chinese 'Baijiu drinking game' goes viral on social media

The Baijiu drinking game allegedly started on Dec. 20, because a man was late for a party. As punishment for arriving late, he had to swallow a 500-milliliter bottle of Baijiu in less than 10 seconds. Of course, he was videotaped.

Legendary metal of Atlantis found in Sicilian shipwreck

The legendary metal of Atlantis, orichalcum, has been found in a 2,600-year-old shipwreck off the coast of Sicily. Discovered near the shore in shallow water, it appears that the boat sank in a storm before it could dock at the ancient port of Gela.

Op-Ed: Making mistakes is not the problem

A key precept in the self-improvement manual is to learn from your mistakes. If you can do that then you can keep growing and getting better. Yet many people find this very hard.

Op-Ed: In praise of the hyper micro

We want things made for us, not for others. At a minimum, we are actively seeking at least an illusion that certain things are exactly to our taste, not to anyone else's and not to a mass, generic audience.

Op-Ed: Transit ride has only slight delay as Golden Gate is closed Special

The work to install a Moveable Median Barrier is now underway along the Golden Gate Bridge. So far the work has been carried out smoothly and while the bridge is closed to vehicle traffic, buses can go across.

Civilization in ancient China may be older than we thought

When we in the West talk of the "ancient" world, we immediately think of Egypt and Ancient Greece. One could now include the early civilizations of Central and South America, such as the Mayans in our "historical horizons."

New program links university and elementary school students Special

In Canada a leading university is working with a local school board whereby university students will mentor school pupils across a range of subjects with the aim of promoting healthy living.

Versatile and beautiful — 2015 is the 'Year of the Sunflower'

Fleuroselect, the International Organization for the Ornamental Plants Industry, is launching its international 2015 "Year of the Sunflower" marketing campaign. The campaign was started to promote the growing of sunflowers in home-gardens in Europe.

Woman who died in car crash was girlfriend of John Crawford

Tasha Thomas, the girlfriend of John Crawford, the young man who was shot and killed by police while holding a pellet gun in an Ohio Walmart, was killed in a car crash on New Year's Day.

Black-eyed peas on New Year's Day is sure to keep bad luck away

New Year's Eve is being celebrated all over the world today, and there will be lots of parties and bubbly. On the eve of the new year, we will nibble on all sorts of snacks, but on Jan. 1, Southerners will sit down to a meal of black-eyed peas and greens.

Huge crab caught walking down road in Hawaii

Cars braked when a giant "coconut crab" sauntered down a main road in Hawaii. According to local resident Holly Cantere, surprised drivers stopped in their tracks upon seeing the over-sized creature.

Manny Pacquiao to serve as judge in Miss Universe beauty pageant

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao is set to travel to the US in the next few days to confer with his promoter Bob Arum on his next fight as well as a possible judging stint at the Miss Universe beauty pageant in Florida on January 25.

Too many gifts makes kids materialistic, says new study

It's the holiday season and parents may be tempted to indulge their children with lots of gifts. But this could create trouble later on, turning them into materialistic adults, according to a new study.

'Technoference’ from gadgets may be hurting your relationships

According to a recent study, our addiction to gadgets may be interfering with many of out relationships, and causing much angst to our partners.

Teacher Nikki Bollerman wins $150,000, donates it all to school

A Massachusetts elementary school teacher who won $150,000 in an online holiday contest sponsored by a credit card company has donated the entire amount to her school, which serves low-income, high-risk students.

Anti-aging drug breakthrough

The timeless quest for the fountain of youth has taken an important step forward with the successful testing of a new anti-aging drug.

Op-Ed: 2014 — The best of times, the worst of times

A truly wonderful, weird, horrific, hopeful, hateful year, there's something in 2014 for everyone whether your pollyannaish or plutocratic, smart or smarmy.

Keeping safe over the holidays Special

The excitement and activities of holiday season creates a timely opportunity to review safety strategies, like the buddy system, with parents and children. Two Canadian organizations have combined efforts to offer some timely advice.

Op-Ed: Debt rises over Christmas holidays, solution in Olympic Games

It is early on Dec. 25, 2014 and the annual extravaganza we collectively create called Christmas is upon us. A time for Santa and holiday music, for family and, of course, a time for excessive spending.

Op-Ed: Flawed study on ereaders exaggerates sleep dangers

The media rushed to distribute a story Tuesday about how ereader devices were creating sleep debt, and might even lead to diseases. Were the Eagles futurists when they wrote in Hotel California, “We are all just prisoners here, of our own device"?

Op-Ed: Worst expressions of 2014 grim examples of dismal usage at work

Plain language may be very dull sometimes, but it does get the message across. Convoluted, ridiculously expressive language, where the language is turned into an incomprehensible message, rather than a useful tool, is a crime.

Cricketer Virat Kohli living with actress Anushka Sharma

The Indian cricket team's vice-captain Virat Kohli and his girlfriend, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, have moved in together in a live-in relationship.

Op-Ed: Wealth tips from the 10 richest people in the world

2014 saw some changes on the leaderboard of the world's richest people. But they all have some things in common we common folk can learn from in order to get rich, or more likely die trying.

English pub spends £1000 a week on power for Christmas lights

At this festive time of the year, sparkling lights adorn many neighborhoods across the globe. A standard display doesn't cost a lot to run across the season but one village pub in England is spending £1000 ($1700) a week on power to keep its array alight

Op-Ed: Teen drug use declines as more states relax drug laws

As more and more states relax drug laws, particilarly with respect to marijuana, drug use among young Americans continues to decline. Yes this is counterintuitive, but perfectly explicable.

Stonehenge dig finds 6,000-year-old encampment

Archaeologists are saying that an amazing new discovery near the ancient Stonehenge site in the UK may "rewrite British history."

Why aliens would know its Christmas on Earth

When Christmas comes the world lights up, literally. Those decorations you've put on the house won't just brighten up the neighbourhood, but they could be sending a message to aliens that a festive season is underway.

Man uses only his mind to control two prosthetic arms

A man from Colorado, who lost both his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago, has succeeded in controlling two prosthetic arms using only his mind.

New super plane to fly from Europe to Australia in 4 hours

A new superplane, which can get you anywhere in the world in four hours, may get its first flight in only five years from now. It is planned to use its rockets for commercial airline flights, as well as space travel.

Review: Become an outstanding teacher today

Everyone knows a teacher or an aspiring teacher. What would they possibly like to receive for Christmas, this year? A Christmas card? A chocolate box? A gift card? A colourful scarf for this winter?

Researchers confirm that creativity is sexy

While some creative endeavors rank higher than others, creative people generally report having more sexual partners. Scientists think creativity might signal mental fitness to potential mates. (I knew it all along.)

You can now legally import Cuban cigars, rum

American cigar and rum aficionados cheered Wednesday when President Barack Obama announced an historic rapprochement with communist Cuba that will lead to greatly improved diplomatic, economic and travel relations between the two long-estranged neighbors.