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601 British prisoners put to work building prefab homes

As of 2015, 83 prisons across England and Wales partake in public/private partnerships in which inmates are paid bet...
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600 Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth

Norway is the happiest place on Earth, according to a United Nations agency report - toppling neighbour Denmark from...
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599 Is Sleeping Too Long An Early Sign Of Dementia? 3 Surprising Things Linked To Poor Brain Function

Sleep is a good indicator of our overall health and well-being. Seven to nine hours of sleep is recommended to feel ...
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598 Hitachi develops technology to use bamboo as fuel

Hitachi Ltd. said it has developed a technology to utilize bamboo as fuel for boilers and biomass power generation....
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597 6 Bad Habits That Give You Back Pain: Changes To Make For Pain Relief

Almost everyone you know, whether it's your grandparents, best friend, or boss, has complained of back pain. It's on...
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596 Scientists highlight deadly health risks of climate change

The future is expected to hold more deadly heat waves, the fast spread of certain infectious diseases and catastroph...
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595 Five natural alternatives to sugar

Have you noticed just how many foods at your local market are now labeled "natural"? According to a recent Consum...
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594 Desk stuff to make your workday more productive, cheerful, and disaster-proof

Like it or not, your desk is a reflection of your work and your personality. Luckily, organized isn't a synonym for ...
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593 Maintaining Good Eye Health: What Causes Cataracts And 3 Ways To Prevent Cloudy Vision

We take many of our body's daily functions for granted, like using our legs to move, our voice to talk, or our eyes ...
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592 7 Seemingly Innocent Symptoms That Could Signal a Serious Health Problem

If you're like us, you tend to overreact when you notice anything new or strange going on with your body. A little a...
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591 10 foods you should never, ever eat

In a world of constant admonitions to eat this and not that, it’s hard to know what we're supposed to be putting int...
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590 Where you live affects your personality, study says

When people move across state lines, they usually think about what their new place will be like, their new neighbors...
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589 Your Phone Can Now Instantly Translate Japanese Text

Learning a new language is hard. And if there's a new alphabet involved—like there is with Japanese for English-spea...
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588 ROBOTIC FOOD DELIVERY IS ROLLING INTO THE UNITED STATES IN FEBRUARY

Starship Technologies, co-founded by Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis of Skype fame, raised $17.2 million in January to b...
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587 How Japan has almost eradicated gun crime

Japan has one of the lowest rates of gun crime in the world. In 2014 there were just six gun deaths, compared to 33,...
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586 Does Cough Syrup Really Work? Eating Chocolate And 3 Other Natural Remedies To Stop Coughing

There is very little evidence cough syrup is effective at treating coughs. In one review, 15 out of 19 studies analy...
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585 Dementia rates ‘higher near busy roads

As many as 11% of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to traffic, the study sug...
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584 Why These 5 Ancient Eats Are New Superfoods

When it comes to health food, everything old is new again. And experts say that can be a good thing: "What is long f...
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583 What is brain fog?

You can't find your keys. You forgot the new neighbor's name. You don't remember why you went upstairs or what you w...
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582 What skills should everyone have by age 18?

Growing up has never been easy. Even though the past seems like a simpler time in retrospect, our world is complex a...
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581 5 Images That Will Instantly Make You Feel Calm

In an ideal world, you’d escape to a yoga class or slip into a warm bath to melt away your stress. But when that’s j...
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580 Seasonal Affective Disorder: Happiness Is Actually Linked To Sunshine, Study Finds

Does sunshine actually make you happy? A recent study from Brigham Young University has revealed that the amount of ...
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579 Mountains or beaches? What your choice says about you

Given the option of spending time on a beach or in the mountains, which would you choose? Researchers have determine...
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578 3 Reasons Why Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer

November is lung cancer awareness month, a time to learn about one of the most common and deadly forms of cancer. Al...
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577 University opens without any teachers

A university without any teachers has opened in California this month. It's called 42 The US college, a branch o...
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576 Treating Pain Without Drugs

A new federal report revealed that the majority of U.S. adults (more than 54 percent) had some type of musculosk...
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575 One of the Most Powerful Ways to Boost Your Brainpower Starts With This Simple Weekend Chore

Cleaning out your closet can actually make you smarter by eliminating decision fatigue. We’re forced to make h...
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574 6 ways energy drinks can hurt your body

The concept seems relatively innocuous. Get a burst of energy by drinking something out of a colorful can that looks...
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573 Japanese Food Can Help You Live Longer: What Are The Health-Boosting Ingredients?

Experts believe that Japanese food can help you have a healthy life, and according to the London-based nutritionist ...
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572 6 Strange Effects Of Stress Including Vivid Dreams, Hair Loss, Gallows Humor

An insatiable appetite, profuse sweating, a racing heart and high blood pressure — these are just a few of the well-...
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571 4 Worst Things To Order When You Go Out For Sushi

Going out for sushi seems like a pretty good choice when your other options are burgers or pizza. But is it really a...
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570 Alternative medicine is now a $30 billion industry. But does it work?

Alternative medicine is big business in the U.S. A 2016 report found that Americans spent more than $30 billion on a...
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569 Prescribing holidays ‘could help fight infections’

Scientists are investigating whether prescribing holidays, music or a change of scene might boost our immune system ...
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568 Doraemon under attack as a bad influence on children in India, Pakistan

Beloved Japanese manga character Doraemon might seem to be an unlikely source of serious controversy. But in Indi...
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567 Move to this small Canadian town, get a job and 2 acres

Cape Breton is an island on the northeastern tip of Nova Scotia. The island has only around 135,000 residents, and t...
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566 Why Danish students are paid to go to college

Every Danish student receives about $900 (5,839 Danish krones) per month under a scheme known as SU (Statens Uddanne...
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565 Zuckerberg and Chan aim to tackle all disease by 2100

Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged $3bn (£2.3bn) to fund medical research o...
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564 5 Things You Should Avoid On An Empty Stomach

You can do a lot of things on an empty stomach. Sleep, for example, is best experienced on an empty stomach. Going t...
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563 9 skills they don’t teach in school (but should)

In Michigan, legislators are mulling over a plan intended to increase the number of CPR-trained members in their com...
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562 What’s the best work schedule for your age?

Scientists have long known that you have an internal biological clock that regulates various physical, mental and be...
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