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New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking

By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and t...

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking

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Air pollution in cities as bad for lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, study says Living on a busy road for a decade was found to be equivalent to getting through a packet of cigarettes daily — for 29 years, according to research by the University of Washington....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
06:17, 2019-06-13

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-06

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
09:17, 2019-06-07

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that marijuana users were more likely to administer all...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Pediatrician intervention may help parents quit smoking, study says Parents who smoke put their children and others around them at risk for bronchitis, pneumonia and a variety of other ailments. A smoking cessation program has shown some success in helping them quit, researchers report....
01:51, 2019-08-13

Raising smoking age to 21 lowers chance of picking up the habit, study says The chances of a person becoming a regular smoker are reduced by 39 percent when the legal age is increased from 18 to 21, according to research published Wednesday....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Nearly 200 US cities are seeing more extremely hot days, analysis finds 198 had an increase in the average number of days each year that felt 90F or hotter and 106 cities had an increase in ‘danger’ days that felt 105F or hotterNearly 200 US cities have seen an increase in the number of days each year that soar beyond a heat index of 90F (32.2C) or higher, according to ...
18:34, 2019-08-21

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the United States and abroad. The concept of satellite-ba...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian diet. T...
05:34, 2019-06-29

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
21:34, 2019-07-24

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car sales database to come up with a ranked list of v...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Turtle Embryos May Be Able to Choose Their Own Sex, Study Finds New research suggests that turtle embryos influence their own biological sex by moving around inside their egg before they hatch, according to a new study.Read more......
21:17, 2019-08-01

Another Study Finds Our Galaxy Is ‘Warped and Twisted’ A team of Polish astronomers has created the most accurate three-dimensional map of the Milky Way to date, revealing surprising distortions and irregularities along the galactic disk.Read more......
21:17, 2019-08-01

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 million copies since its release in 2011. Claims that i...
02:34, 2019-07-13

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now seen as equally intelligent to men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in 2018, up from 37.2 years in 2010. More than four out of every five counties across the country were...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!       ...
00:17, 2019-06-14

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
20:34, 2019-08-02

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for driving, with fewer delays, quieter roads and chea...
13:34, 2019-05-31

Study finds that climate change could cost U.S. up to 10.5% of its GDP by 2100 The report says that climate change could have hugely negative economic consequences for nearly all countries unless greenhouse gas emissions are quickly and significantly curtailed....
10:17, 2019-08-20

Weekly hit of nature boosts health, study finds A UK study has found that spending two hours per week in parks, woodland or on the beach has a positive impact on mental and physical health and wellbeing...
15:34, 2019-06-14

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer....
10:51, 2019-08-22

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white residents are, according to a new analysis from the Union ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Homelessness rises 12% in Los Angeles County, study finds LOS ANGELES — The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials said Tuesday. The majority of the homeless were found within the city of Los Angeles, which saw a 16%...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the trend is growing across all age groups. Now, a new st...
01:17, 2019-05-31

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed expectations.” International researchers looked at 65 studies involving more than 60 million people across 14 countries who received the HPV vaccine, NBC ...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is particularly interested in travel cards with lucrative sign-up bonuses and experiential perks. Interest...
09:17, 2019-06-06

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution.The true number is likely...
15:34, 2019-06-05

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other half. They say central American convict cichlids b...
03:00, 2019-06-12

Practice does not always make perfect, finds study of violinists Research undermines 10,000-hour rule as average players practice more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study of violinists found that merely good players practised as mu...
04:00, 2019-08-21

Electric scooters aren't as eco-friendly as they seem, study finds Materials used in manufacturing and companies’ efforts to collect and charge scooters create significant greenhouse gas emissionsAt first glance, the assertion that dockless electric scooters are more environmentally friendly than other modes of transportation seems sound. They don’t emit greenhouse...
07:17, 2019-08-03

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class of pesticides that are p...
11:17, 2019-08-08

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class of pesticides that are p...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, according to a new paper which contains the first reconstructions of extinct aquatic species from the anci...
14:17, 2019-07-12

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
01:00, 2019-07-11

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were accidental shootings. All of the victims were under the age of 21. The study found something else: a r...
05:17, 2019-07-16

Study finds US carriers aggressively throttle video streams US carriers engage in far more aggressive throttling practices than they've led their subscribers to believe, claims a new study. Verizon (Engadget's parent company), AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have long said they reserve the right to slow down tr......
08:34, 2019-08-20

Eating spicy foods could lead to dementia, study finds Spicy foods might be good for weight loss. Peppery palates are also thought to be hungrier for sex, too. But a new long-term study has revealed a possible significant downside to fiery flavors: a susceptibility to dementia. “Chili consumption was found to be beneficial for body weight and bloo...
00:17, 2019-07-25

Whole Foods is America's most expensive grocery chain, study finds Despite slashing prices since its Amazon acquisition, Whole Foods is still the most expensive grocer, according to a new set of data compiled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
11:34, 2019-05-23

Insomniacs are at greater risk of heart failure, study finds People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of stroke and coronary artery diseasePeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomnia have ...
11:34, 2019-08-19

Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high negative stress, compared to 63% of investors....
15:00, 2019-05-22

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Johns Hopkins University researchers released on Monday....
03:17, 2019-07-02

Insomniacs may be at greater risk of heart failure, study finds People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of stroke and coronary artery diseasePeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomnia have ...
15:34, 2019-08-19

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering women’s brains work better at higher temperatures.Men, on the other hand, work better when the tempera...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Soho is Britain's unhealthiest place to live, study finds Great Torrington in Devon healthiest given factors such as pollution and fast food accessSoho is the unhealthiest place to live in Britain while the healthiest is a small market town in Devon, a study has concluded.The central London area had the greatest access to takeaways, pubs and off licenses, ...
09:00, 2019-07-01

Study finds changes in Cuban diplomats' brains, but no sign of attack Scientists are still unsure of why a group of US diplomats in Cuba experienced mysterious neurological symptoms, but they're still looking for answers. A new study published today in JAMA by the University of Pennsylvania reveals that brain changes w......
08:17, 2019-07-24

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' bank accounts without touching the card....
20:17, 2019-07-31

A vegan diet may help boost cancer treatments, study finds Going vegan may halt cancer in its tracks, scientists say. It could also make chemotherapy and radiotherapy more effective, according to their tests on mice and people. The findings were published in Nature. The researchers focused on restricting the amino acid methionine, which affects metabolism a...
20:34, 2019-08-05

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee stiffens arteries, putting pressure on the heart and ...
06:17, 2019-06-03

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Police Are a Leading Cause of Death for Young Men, Especially Those of Color, Study Finds For men, especially men of color, coming face to face with the police may be one of the most likely ways to die young, a new study out Monday finds. The study estimated that black men are twice as likely to be killed by police than men of other races. It also found that police use of force is one of...
19:51, 2019-08-06

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. It linked medical marijuana laws to slower than expected increases in state prescription opioid death rates. But the promising connec...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
19:17, 2019-06-04

Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds Potential impacts of rise in vertical shear include longer, bumpier and dearer flightsThe climate crisis could be making transatlantic flights more bumpy, according to research into the impact of global heating on the jet stream.Jet streams are powerful currents of air at the altitudes which planes ...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Best place location for solar panels is on farms, study finds According to the study, if just 1 percent of the world's farmland were converted to solar panels, the power generated would be enough to meet global electricity demands....
02:34, 2019-08-09

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.The ...
05:51, 2019-06-13

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to the annual "Cars Wars" study....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Contraceptive injections do not increase chance of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV.But the study has also found a dramatically higher rate of HIV infection among women in...
16:51, 2019-06-13

Genome study finds roots of Komodo dragon's tenaciousness Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Obese people enjoy the taste of food more, study finds Obese people eat more food because it simply tastes better, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Iowa gave chocolate to a group of obese and non-obese women and found that as the obese group kept eating the food continued to taste almost as good to them as the first bite. The......
05:17, 2019-08-01

Study finds meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible There’s been more discussion recently about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet. Researchers identified isotopes of selenium in rocks in Earth’s mantle and found identical is...
21:00, 2019-08-16

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (credit: Mark Miller/Stanford Human Interaction Lab)...
21:51, 2019-05-29

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
19:34, 2019-06-18

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
18:51, 2019-06-17

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Researchers at University College London (UCL) discov...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to research.Scientists at Cornell University have fo...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Upping caffeine intake could trigger migraines, study finds The next time you reach for an extra cup of coffee, think twice. A new study suggests that upping your caffeine intake throughout the day may trigger a migraine, especially if you’re already prone to headaches. ...
19:34, 2019-08-10

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
00:17, 2019-07-06

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
15:17, 2019-07-08

Americans are waiting three years to replace their phones, study finds A new study released by Strategy Analytics reflects the current state of the smartphone industry. Apparently, consumers in the US -- Baby Boomers, in particular -- are increasingly delaying their smartphone purchase for three or more years. In additi......
19:51, 2019-08-23

Mars was once warm and rainy before turning frigid, study finds Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years, and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet we know that it once held far more water than we see today. But knowing there was lots of water (or at least abundant ice) on Mars long ago doesn’t necess...
18:00, 2019-08-21

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to...
10:17, 2019-05-22

Swatting a Fly Without Killing It May Cause It Pain for the Rest of Its Life, Study Finds Barely missing a fatal slap at a bothersome fly might be a headache for both of you, according to new research from scientists at the University of Sydney. They say they’ve found evidence that insects are capable of feeling chronic pain after an injury, much like we do. What’s more, studying why and...
20:34, 2019-07-15

Thousands could perish annually in US if global heating not curbed, study finds Every year nearly 5,800 people are expected to die in New York, 2,500 in Los Angeles and more than 2,300 in MiamiThousands of heat-related deaths in major US cities could be avoided if rising global temperatures are curbed, new research has found.On current global heating trends, thousands of people...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Shake your tail feather: Study finds cockatoos love to dance Snowball, a sulphur-crested cockatoo, has shown that humans are not the only creatures who love to dance, a study found. Snowball has a diverse repertoire of 14 unique dance moves and loves to bop to a good beat....
21:51, 2019-07-09

People Born Prematurely May Have More Romantic Trouble as Adults, Study Finds Babies born prematurely might have an unexpected disadvantage by the time they reach adulthood, according to new research out Friday. It suggests that they’ll be less likely to ever have a romantic relationship or sex, as well as be less likely to have children, than people born full-term.Read more....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped, a study in Spain has found. The progressive refor...
19:51, 2019-05-21

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's annual "Cars Wars"...
20:17, 2019-06-12

Study finds loads of drivers ignore their check engine lights One in seven motorists is driving around with a potentially serious issue in their vehicle, according to new research. From mysterious rattles to burnt-out headlights and fluid leaks – it’s perhaps no surprise that two in five drivers feel it’s ‘just a matter of time’ before their vehicl...
19:34, 2019-06-18

| WATCH: Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions....
11:51, 2019-06-15

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as young women is r......
11:34, 2019-05-24

Cuba ‘sonic attacks’ changed US diplomats’ brains, study finds The brains of 40 former staffers at the US Embassy in Cuba who developed mysterious symptoms during so-called “sonic attacks” have visible differences compared to a control group, according to a new study. The State Department has said the employees developed what became known as “Havana Syndrome” –...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common species such as sparrows, magpies and deer.Scientis...
19:51, 2019-07-23

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
19:00, 2019-07-17

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use, a new study says. ...
02:17, 2019-08-22

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Knee airbags show little safety benefit, IIHS study finds The study, which examined data from frontal crash tests and real-world frontal crash reports, suggests other measures, such as redesigning lower instrument panels, could be just as effective....
22:17, 2019-08-08

Risk of stroke greater in people prone to insomnia, study finds People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of cardiovascular problemsPeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomnia have a greater r...
16:00, 2019-08-19

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
19:34, 2019-05-23

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise....
00:34, 2019-08-17

High-quality cars aren't always the ones consumers want to buy, finds new JD Power study A new study by J.D. Power & Associates finds that some traditional quality laggards can score higher when it comes to automotive performance, execution and layout....
20:34, 2019-07-24

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
12:51, 2019-07-12

High-cat diet: urban coyotes feast on pets, study finds A study of coyote scat in LA found the animals are attracted to fruit in gardens, where they are also finding cats and dogsDoug McIntyre let his cat, Junior, out of the house on a sunny summer morning last June.As Junior walked down the path and into the world, he paid special attention. “I had a fu...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Measles cases in Texas could skyrocket due to unvaccinated children, study finds Large measles outbreaks could be more commonplace in Texas communities as an increasing number of children in the state show up to school unvaccinated, a new study claims. ...
21:17, 2019-08-22

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to stunting and undernutrition.Biscuits, crisps, instan...
07:51, 2019-07-17

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minimum wage. Who woulda thunk!...
08:17, 2019-07-03

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has skewed decades of neuroscience research towards using almost exclusively male mice and other laborato...
17:34, 2019-05-31

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that has now reached a stunning extreme: climate breakd...
11:00, 2019-05-22

Snowball the dancing cockatoo has wide range of killer moves, new study finds Snowball the Dancing Cockatoo shows off 14 different dance moves to the beat of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." The movements come from different video segments of the study, with a single music track overlaid for illustrative purposes. Chances are you've stumbled across YouTube videos of Snowball ...
23:00, 2019-07-08

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours later. There was also an increase in their blood ...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Blow to 10,000-hour rule as study finds practice doesn't always make perfect Research of violinists undermines popular idea as average players practise more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study of violinists found that merely good players pract...
10:00, 2019-08-21

Don’t Get Cocky: Study Finds Trump’s Chances of ‘Running a Boston’ on Election Day Are Slim to None No matter how unpopular Donald Trump is (approval rating at last check a mere 42 percent), there are many a pundit predicting the Electoral College will come through for him and his re-election hopes come Election Day 2020....
08:00, 2019-08-15

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researchers tested over 20,000 flying insects caught at seve...
23:17, 2019-06-23

'Cuban Sonic Attack' Study Finds Brain Differences in Victims—but Don't Put on Your Tinfoil Hat Yet In late 2016, U.S. and Canadian diplomats at their embassy in Havana, Cuba began coming down with unexplained symptoms, including nausea, headaches, and hearing loss. Some also claimed to have heard mysterious sounds just prior to their symptoms, fueling a theory by some U.S. officials and the medi...
10:51, 2019-07-24

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scattered by a parasitic fungus in the Cordyceps genus. ...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Study finds residue of pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormone in non-organic milk Researchers found samples of organic free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides they found in conventional milk samples. Expert is wary of results.       ...
07:34, 2019-06-28

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds Large trial held in Iran of inexpensive medication combining four common drugs A cheap, single pill taken once a day that combines four common drugs is safe and reduces the risk of events such as heart attacks, strokes and sudden death in people over the age of 50, research has found.The study, the ...
22:17, 2019-08-23

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday....
06:34, 2019-06-19

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new study shows....
06:34, 2019-07-16

Changing climate imperils global food and water supplies, new U.N. study finds The report says the world cannot avoid the worst effects of climate change without making serious changes to the ways humans grow food, raise livestock and manage forests....
15:51, 2019-08-08

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists have said.Since 2013, annual emi...
08:34, 2019-05-23

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
03:51, 2019-06-19

Breast cancer risk reduced by swapping red meat for poultry, study finds Heads up, ladies: Consider swapping chicken for red meat the next time you have the choice, as doing so may reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. ...
19:51, 2019-08-08

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
09:01, 2019-05-30

Google rewards reputable reporting over left-wing politics, Economist study finds President Donald Trump and other Republicans have accused Google of anti-conservative bias a number of times over the last few years, while the tech giant has said its algorithm and worker-powered systems don't take ideology into account. ...
21:51, 2019-06-07

New Wilshire Analytics Study Finds Options Indexes Offered Noteworthy Returns Over 30 Years CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Wilshire Analytics, the investment technology foundation of Wilshire Associates Inc. (Wilshire®), today announced the release of a new analysis of the performance of options-based benchmark indexes....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Checking Your Phone at Night Won't Necessarily Throw Off Your Internal Clock, Mouse Study Finds People who only occasionally fall down an internet rabbit hole on their smartphones late at night might be able to rest easier—at least according to the results of a new study in mice. Researchers found that short bursts of light exposure at night won’t necessarily disrupt your internal clock, inclu...
21:17, 2019-07-22

More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesday, noting that they are also unable to make basic decisions about getting pregnant and accessing health c...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on about 15bn litres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,000 people, a peer-reviewed study has found.If logg...
02:17, 2019-08-23

'Indispensable': More people in big cities live within a 10-minute walk of a park, study shows A new index of U.S. city parks shows more people live within a 10-minute walk of them, but the goal of 100% access remains distant.        ...
13:17, 2019-05-22

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could contaminate — hospital food, posing a risk to those whose immune systems may already be compromised, a new study says. ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Killer smog: Even small amounts of air pollution linked to risk of early death, study finds Smog isn't just annoying, it's deadly: Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to increased cardiovascular and respiratory death rates, study says.        ...
20:17, 2019-08-22

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
13:00, 2019-06-14

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

New Study Finds Russell 2000 Index Options Benchmarks and Options-Based Funds Less Volatile Chicago, IL and County Wicklow, Ireland -- September 27, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Fund Evaluation Group, LLC (FEG) today announced findings from a study of four CBOE strategy performance benchmark indexes designed to track the performance of positions in Russell 20...
02:51, 2019-05-22

Sewage is also part of ‘sun, surf, and sand’ at America’s dirtiest beaches, study finds A study looked at the number of days in 2018 that the water had bacteria counts exceeding Environmental Protection Agency standards.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-23

New Study Finds That Certain Options- and Futures-Based Benchmark Indexes Could Help Manage Tail Risk of Traditional Indexes CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The merits of using options-based and futures-based strategy benchmark indexes to hedge and manage tail risk is the subject of a new study — "Key Tools for Hedging and Risk Management" — released today by investment-advisor...
18:17, 2019-05-22

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Why Cities Look the Way They Do by Richard J Williams review – are global cities best? Beyond Venice’s splendours and the skyscrapers of Manhattan ... cities in the future should aim to be more distinctive and less spectacularRichard J Williams begins his study in what was once one of the greatest trading cities on earth: Venice. He feels that, as someone who knows art history, he sho...
13:00, 2019-06-08

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the largest such gap in the nation....
05:17, 2019-06-07

More pregnant women are using marijuana, study finds. Doctor says it's 'not worth the risk' The research published in JAMA surveyed nearly half a million women. 1 in 14 pregnant women said they used in the past month. Risks are still unclear.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-19

US scientist says Everest increasingly polluted and warmer A U.S. scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely make it dangerous for future climbers...
14:17, 2019-06-04

'Stranger Things,' 'Orange' have way too many tobacco images, youth-focused study finds Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-02

Breathing treatments: Everything you need to know Many different types of breathing treatment are available, including bronchodilators, corticosteroids, and antimicrobial drugs. Learn more about these and other treatments here....
04:17, 2019-06-29

Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds Soda sales plummeted in Philadelphia following the implementation of a tax on the carbonated drinks, according to a new study.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

The ‘Chocolate tube’: Testing polluted surfing beaches LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Most surfers know it’s best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm, due to the increased chance of getting sick from bacteria. But many do it anyway because the periods just after storms often bring bigger waves. Researchers...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Read more......
03:34, 2019-08-15

Over Rs 5800 Crore Sanctioned For Cleaning 34 Polluted Rivers: Government Over Rs 5,800 crore has been sanctioned for pollution abatement at 34 river stretches in 16 states across the country, excluding River Ganga, the Environment Ministry has said....
12:00, 2019-07-21

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues Correlation found between poor air quality and disorders including schizophreniaPeople who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental disorders, research suggests.Air pollution has become a matter of growing concern as an increasing nu...
20:17, 2019-08-20

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India's choked, polluted roads Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
16:51, 2019-06-13

Making a Murderer lawyer says trial should have been dropped over 'polluted jury' MAKING a Murderer lawyer Jerry Buting has let rip at prosecutor Ken Kratz for “polluting” the jury pool ahead of Steven Avery’s notorious murder trial....
12:17, 2019-06-22

Lebanese brave badly polluted water to swim at public beaches On a beach in northern Lebanon, men and women swim in the Mediterranean's warm blue waters close to a sewage outlet, while children play in sand that is strewn with litter....
19:51, 2019-07-17

75 Lakh Litres Of Polluted Water Dumped Into Ganga Everyday: Official An official engaged with the government's Namami Gange project has revealed that 75 lakh litres of polluted water is being dumped into the river Ganga every day....
20:51, 2019-06-13

‘We’re not at that place’: Pelosi gets breathing room on impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi just bought a little more time. The California Democrat sent lawmakers out the door Thursday for a 10-day Memorial Day break after tamping down swelling demands from House Democrats to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.But with Trump intent on defying...
01:51, 2019-05-24

Kenyan city council members refuse to continue session after someone 'polluted the air': report A city council meeting in a western province of Kenya was abruptly stopped Wednesday when officials refused to continue after accusing one another of passing gas, reports say. ...
20:17, 2019-08-09

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Lying for him is as natural as breathing' Late-night hosts covered Trump ‘freaking out’ over a possible recession and his attempts to shift blame over the economyLate-night hosts discussed the possibility of an impending recession and how Donald Trump is already trying to shift blame. Continue reading......
19:34, 2019-08-16

Buteyko: the dangerous truth about the new celebrity breathing sensation An Indonesian singer has posted pictures of herself and her family with tape over their mouths, in the cause of better breathing. The medical establishment is distinctly unimpressedName: Buteyko.Age: Seventy-ish. Continue reading......
21:51, 2019-07-15

German Greens breathing down Merkel's neck in poll Germany's ecologist Greens, fresh from a second-place result in May's European Parliament elections, hit a record level in a poll published on Thursday which put them just one percentage point behind Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
12:17, 2019-06-06

El Chapo’s hopes of breathing fresh air squashed by judge Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman won’t be breathing fresh air anytime soon, a judge has ruled. Brooklyn federal court Judge Brian Cogan sided with prosecutors in his Monday decision, lampooning Guzman’s hopes for outdoor exercise and other prison comforts, such as earplugs and bottl...
03:17, 2019-06-04

Newborn who stopped breathing saved by deputy during traffic stop A South Carolina deputy got more than he bargained for during a traffic stop in Summerville, when he wound up saving the life of an infant who had stopped breathing....
22:34, 2019-07-13

U.S. Retreat on New Tariffs Gives Beijing Breathing Room on Trade Talks The U.S. move to postpone imposition of tariffs on $156 billion in Chinese goods is being regarded in Beijing as a step toward detente, increasing the likelihood that China sends negotiators to attend scheduled trade talks in September....
15:34, 2019-08-14

Scientists spotted an incredibly old star breathing its dying breath Age is a relative thing. With our finite (and relatively short) lifespans, humans tend to think of anything older than 100 years as being “really old,” but when talking about astronomy, a century (or even a million years) is a drop in the bucket. So, when astronomers say they’ve di...
00:51, 2019-08-06

Yankees lineup will give Aaron Judge some breathing room At some point, simply being off the injured list will not be enough and Aaron Judge will need to be the lethal right-handed bat in the Yankees’ rack. That time wasn’t Friday night, when Judge returned after a two-month stint on the injured list because of a strained left oblique muscle and went hitl...
10:34, 2019-06-22

A Living, Breathing Roundup Of All The NBA's Less-Exciting Free Agency Signings Not every name that NBA insiders tweet about this evening and beyond will be worth an entire blog post to overanalyze the value of their decision and the competitive ramifications of that move. For that very reason, we’ll put all the non-superstar signings down below and update this post as more and...
00:34, 2019-07-01

'Slug'-sized growths removed from woman's nose after complaints of breathing issues A 21-year-old woman who said her breathing issues made it difficult to exercise or even study around others was shocked by the growths surgeons removed from her nostrils, which she said were about “the size of large slugs.”...
19:34, 2019-05-28

DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that bans sanctuary cities from the state....
21:17, 2019-06-16

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
01:34, 2019-08-17

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for days or weeks” and standing on toilets “to make room and gain breathing space.” W...
09:17, 2019-06-01

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
21:17, 2019-07-16

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products as well as electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. No...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Why is there no smoking in Gears 5? It depends on who you ask Enlarge / Don't expect any more cigar-chomping characters to show up in the Gears games going forward. The upcoming Gears 5 will not feature any on-screen depictions or references to smoking, according to the developers at The Coalition. But the precise sequence of events leading to that decision...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Five ways to quit smoking Getting on with it is the most important thing. But there are tricks to make sure you don’t give in to the inevitable cravingsSmokers who try to gradually taper down the amount they smoke are less likely to quit than those who do so abruptly. “The problem with quitting smoking is it’s something you ...
18:00, 2019-06-09

|Airlinesbattlingdrunk,smoking,violentpassengers The International Air Transport Association says it is concerned about a growing trend of unruly passenger incidents, which is becoming more frequent and more severe....
15:34, 2019-06-12

Smoking commuter gets dragged off bus by another passenger Holy smokes! A straphanger who decided to light up on a bus had his smoking break cut short when he got in a scuffle with another commuter. The altercation — which was captured in a viral video posted Wednesday to Facebook — involved an elderly man taking a drag of his cigarette before t...
20:34, 2019-08-05

Were the Vikings smoking pot while exploring Newfoundland? The discovery of cannabis pollen near a Viking settlement in Newfoundland raises the question of whether the Vikings were smoking or eating pot while exploring North America....
12:51, 2019-07-17

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
05:51, 2019-06-15

Netflix says its originals will kick their smoking habit Future Netflix original shows rated TV-14 or lower and movies rated PG-13 or below will no longer include depictions of smoking or e-cigarette use, except in cases of historical or factual accuracy. The service will also avoid showing smoking or e-ci......
22:51, 2019-07-03

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there any truth in that?...
14:00, 2019-05-31

Gears of War 5 reworked to remove smoking it apparently never had In the continued campaign against “cool” depictions of tobacco use, Gears of War will apparently no longer include depictions of smoking — but there’s some confusion as apparently it wasn’t going to have any to begin with. According to a report from Variety, a group called Truth Initiative approache...
02:01, 2019-07-16

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people who want to quit smoking....
18:34, 2019-07-10

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
21:51, 2019-07-02

Outdoor smoking now banned in Sweden in certain places STOCKHOLM (AP) — An outdoor smoking ban in Sweden in certain public places, including playgrounds and train station platforms, has taken effect. The ban, which started Monday, means smoking in outdoor sections of restaurants and entrances to designated booths for smokers is prohibited. The ban also ...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Gears Of War 5 Is Going To "Avoid Highlighting Or Glorifying Smoking" In 2019, because we’ve already seen a shift away from it in a lot of movies and TV shows, it’s not the biggest deal if a major video game decides to not show any of its characters smoking. It is interesting, though, if the game is making a point of it....
02:51, 2019-07-15

[Newest 2019] Gaming Headset for Xbox One S, X, PS4, PC with Soft Breathing Earmuffs, Adjustable Mic, Comfortable Mute & Automatic Cycling RGB LED Lights, Stereo Headphone for Laptop, Nintendo Switch [Newest 2019] Gaming Headset for Xbox One S, X, PS4, PC with Soft Breathing Earmuffs, Adjustable Mic, Comfortable Mute & Automatic Cycling RGB LED Lights, Stereo Headphone for Laptop, Nintendo Switch...
22:34, 2019-07-02

I transformed from a smoking, overweight mess to a marathon runner In her 20s, Brittany O’Neill was a self-proclaimed mess. Then living on the Upper West Side, she smoked a pack and a half of Marlboro Lights a day, had six figures of student loan debt and her job running a theater company had some unhealthy side effects. “In the entertainment industry, you go...
22:17, 2019-08-20

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration sought to suppress Hispanic votes. “You could smell this smoking gun from a mile away,” California A...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Netflix to cut back on smoking after 'Stranger Things' criticism Netflix has promised to curb depictions of smoking in new programs following a report that pointed a finger at its hit series "Stranger Things," whose first two seasons featured tobacco in every episode....
23:34, 2019-07-07

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA....
03:17, 2019-06-14

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet found, archaeologists say.Residues of high potency ...
20:17, 2019-06-12

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Lamont signs bill increasing Connecticut’s smoking age to 21 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that increases the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill signed into law Tuesday by the Democrat also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21. The new law takes ef...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
09:51, 2019-07-16

Butt out: Netflix to reduce number of actors smoking on screen Second season of Stranger Things depicted people with tobacco products 262 times, study findsNetflix has pledged to reduce the number of occasions where actors use tobacco products in its original programmes, after a study suggested that smoking on the streaming service’s programmes had contributed ...
12:01, 2019-07-05

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experiences, as detailed in this article from The Ringer ...
21:34, 2019-05-30

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
00:51, 2019-06-28

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
00:34, 2019-05-31

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
01:34, 2019-08-17

NHS could save billions by offering cash reward to quit smoking Quitters 50% more likely to succeed if offered a financial incentive, researchers findOffering financial rewards to people trying to quit smoking could save the NHS billions of pounds a year and boost the economy, according to research.The review found people were 50% more likely to stop smoking whe...
12:34, 2019-07-17

Effects of smoking on the heart, blood vessels take at least a decade to fade New research shows that people who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, for at least a decade after quitting, have a higher risk for cardiovascular disease than those who never smoked....
09:17, 2019-08-21

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. The evidence comes from 10 wooden bowls found in a complex of lofty tombs situated among the Pamir Mountains. Using new techniques for chemical a...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
18:34, 2019-07-19

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city’s Administration for Children’s Services to clari...
05:17, 2019-07-23

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
01:17, 2019-06-13

The world's busiest airport is about to ban smoking as places to light up get harder to find Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will snuff out its smoking lounges on Jan. 2, 2020. Places for smokers to light up inside airports are becoming harder to find....
17:17, 2019-07-21

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the wooden vessels also looked charred. To find out what ...
00:00, 2019-06-13

Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
21:51, 2019-07-23

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kicked, bit and whacked his father with a ruler during...
07:51, 2019-05-24

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormous” health, social, environmental and economic costs it entails....
21:51, 2019-05-29

Florida realtor lists home on fire, calls it a ‘smoking hot deal’ This sure is one hot property. A Florida real estate agent selling a condemned St. Petersburg home included photos of the property engulfed in flames in the listing. “It’s a smoking hot deal posted to the internet and people liked it,” realtor Dylan Jaeck told TV station Bay News 9...
01:00, 2019-08-02

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the jailbird told The Post. Malcolm Abbott —who was p...
01:00, 2019-06-12

What it's like to see a blinking, breathing 'Jurassic World' dinosaur up close Ahead of the traveling stage show "Jurassic World Live Tour," we met with the lifelike dinosaurs at Dino Headquarters. We thought we might get eaten.        ...
02:34, 2019-08-20

Here's how the new Corvette Stingray could morph into a 'fire-breathing monster' The eighth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, referred to by enthusiasts as the C8, will be revealed Thursday night as the 2020 Corvette Stingray.       ...
12:34, 2019-07-18

A dad fatally shot his daughter's boyfriend for smoking weed with her at a party, police say Pennsylvania man Michael D'Biagio was arrested Friday in connection to the death of Darren Jevcak outside of a pizza shop.        ...
06:01, 2019-07-24

Fire Up The Grill and Save 20% On Our Favorite Wireless Smoking Probe For the Fourth of July Whether you’re a seasoned backyard pit master, or this will be your first summer as a Smokeboy, ThermoWorks’ Smoke is our favorite tool for monitoring the temperature of both your smoker and the delicious meat inside....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players. “It’s extremely self-centered and selfish of people,” Pitino said late Wednesday after Pan...
21:00, 2019-05-30

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
20:51, 2019-05-31

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen vaping epidemic is a major catalyst—but so is support from e-cigarette and tobacco companies, which has some health groups feeling uneasy. On Ju...
22:51, 2019-06-10

Chilling: This New Anti-Smoking Campaign Demonstrates The Horrific Effects Of Having To Make Small Talk With A Coworker By The Dumpster Tobacco use tragically kills more than 8 million people per year worldwide, but this new anti-smoking campaign may have people thinking twice before they pick up a cigarette: This new anti-smoking campaign demonstrates the horrific effects of having to make small talk with a coworker by the dumpster...
20:17, 2019-08-20

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02:34, 2019-07-15

Robert Downey Jr. was busted for 'smoking pot' during his first trip to Disneyland At Friday's D23 Expo, Robert Downey Jr. remembered his first Disneyland experience, which included getting busted on the gondola.        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
04:17, 2019-05-31

5G and smart cities: everything you need to know After years of anticipation, 5G networks are finally here, promising to propel us into a new era of connectivity.Offering a major step-up from 4G networks, 5G offers huge upgrades in terms of speed and latency, giving you the ability to download an HD quality film in seconds, as well as being able t...
16:00, 2019-06-12

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
20:00, 2019-06-10

EE launches UK's first 5G network in six cities Mobile carrier EE has launched the UK's first 5G network in six cities, ushering in a new era of connectivity for not only our smartphones, but a whole host of smart devices.EE's 5G network has been switched on in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester, but you won&...
10:51, 2019-05-30

US cities that get the most sun, from Las Vegas to Miami 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the metropolitan statistical areas with the most hours of peak sun per day using data from the Centers for Disease Control and more.       ...
12:17, 2019-08-07

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-24

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
03:17, 2019-07-25

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the list. Orlando, Florida came out on top followed by Scottsdale, Arizona. Wallet Hub found that Scottsda...
14:34, 2019-05-29

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-20

No car? No problem. These are the 10 most walkable cities in the U.S. You can easily see many of America’s best destinations on foot; here are the top 10 most walkable cities, as determined by Walk Score.       ...
01:17, 2019-08-13

Hackers Won't Let Up in Their Attack on U.S. Cities Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
16:34, 2019-06-07

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from scratch for millennia. From the foundation myths ...
19:01, 2019-07-10

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningly, the Trump administration is poised to reverse t...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Cities are heating up, how can we keep them cool? By 2050 Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Cities are heating up. How can we keep them cool? By 2050, Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
09:34, 2019-08-04

Three's 5G will be 'UK's fastest' when it launches in 25 cities before the end of the year Three has announced that its 5G network will arrive in August, and supposedly its peak speeds will be up to twice as fast as any rival 5G network at launch.However, as with EE – which is the only UK company to currently offer a 5G network – you won’t be able to access 5G everywh...
10:51, 2019-06-10

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents Ten European cities have demanded more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other holiday rental websites, which they argue are locking locals out of housing and changing the face of neighbourhood...
16:51, 2019-06-20

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
18:00, 2019-07-31

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to call home. This year, Zurich topped the list, moving ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
02:17, 2019-08-14

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
22:51, 2019-06-08

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operators in order to regain access to the city's data. T...
07:34, 2019-06-22

Cities where the most children live in poverty To determine the cities where the most children live in poverty, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey.        ...
11:00, 2019-07-24

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series of sprawling civilizations, many with their own government, police forces and even wars. Now that mo...
10:00, 2019-05-22

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data rank...
05:00, 2019-06-20

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-31

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G Hub t......
23:17, 2019-05-30

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
05:00, 2019-06-17

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.       ...
14:51, 2019-07-16

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
00:51, 2019-06-19

Hottest cities for business travel Looking for the perfect city to go on a business trip? Here are the best ones in the country, according to a new report.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-16

These 3 Cities Are Destinations for Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
22:17, 2019-08-13

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-10

Verizon's next mobile 5G cities are Denver and Providence Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has revealed the next two cities for its 5G mobile network: Denver and Providence. The network goes live in the former today, while the carrier will flip the switch in the Rhode Island capital July 1st....
22:34, 2019-06-27

T-Mobile lights up 5G network in six cities on June 28 T-Mobile announced earlier today that it will offer its first 5G-enabled smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. The device will be available in select cities starting June 28, but why would anyone by a 5G smartphone if there's no 5G network to pair it with.No worries, as T-Mobile has just confirmed ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
19:17, 2019-07-05

21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people....
06:00, 2019-06-20

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope? They’re cheaper than cabs, less effort than a bike and more convenient than buses. But as the number of e-scooter accidents rises, a backlash is growingMost of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless and serene with heads tilted into the sunshine.I a...
09:34, 2019-07-15

Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights British Columbia has doubled height limits allowed for timber towers – and countries around the world are following suitBritish Columbia is no stranger to wooden giants. Along its western coast, Douglas fir and Sitka spruce trees topping 60 meters in height have in some cases weathered nearly a mill...
13:51, 2019-07-22

As U.S. 'superstar' cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
17:51, 2019-07-19

Cities with the biggest Fourth of July celebrations Still making Fourth of July plans? 24/7 Tempo has reviewed some of the largest Independence Day events in the United States.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-02

Cities by the sea: six great beach towns in Europe Urban beach holidays offer a lively atmosphere, a choice of great restaurants and chic places to stay, as well as time to soak up the sun. Our writers pick some of the best from Greece to BelgiumIt was a real pigeon’s eye view. The guide atop Cádiz’s Torre Tavira (€6) manoeuvred the concave viewing ...
14:51, 2019-08-03

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are on a waitlist to claim asylum. They’ve bande...
02:51, 2019-07-21

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government report issued Friday....
23:00, 2019-08-02

These areas are on the rise: The cities with the newest homes in the US There are just 26 cities with a population of at least 65,000 in the United States where more than half of all housing units were built after 2000.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-01

These cities have the worst traffic for the Fourth of July Four cities will see delays that are three times longer than normal over the Fourth of July, according to AAA and INRIX. Nearly 49 million people are expected to travel for the holiday, with over 80% of those traveling in cars....
17:51, 2019-06-30

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-02

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at launch.In contrast, rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T rely on complicated millimeter-wa...
03:00, 2019-06-15

Electric SUV will include a 5G link to connected cities How do you stand out in a sea of EV startups? By leaping on every tech buzzword possible, apparently. Human Horizons has introduced the HiPhi 1, a luxury electric SUV that could make even the Model X seem modest. It's reportedly the first production......
01:17, 2019-08-05

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” He also couldn’t even manage to get the city where one massacre took place correct....
00:17, 2019-08-06

Vodafone extends UK 5G network to 8 more towns and cities Vodafone has extended its 5G network in the UK just two weeks after its July 3 launch, rolling out the service to eight more towns and cities.The lucky locations are Birkenhead, Bolton, Gatwick, Lancaster, Newbury, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton, and takes Vodafone's 5G coverage up ...
14:34, 2019-07-17

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-12

Cities: Skylines Map Becomes A Poop-Powered Computer While it’s impressive seeing games like Minecraft being turned into weird little computers, there’s something about achieving the feat in Cities: Skylines that makes it seem so much more impressive....
06:51, 2019-07-17

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
04:00, 2019-06-22

Live in these cities if you want to save plenty of cash You should have at least six months' savings set aside in case of an emergency. And it turns out the city in which you live could determine whether or not you're able to reach that goal....
00:34, 2019-07-09

Record heat, rain, and a tale of two cities TUCSON – For starters, Tucson broke another heat record today as the City topped off at 109 degrees. And then this happened! #AZwx #KVOAwx #Monsoon2019 pic.twitter.com/sSuFRNfnxZ — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) August 5, 2019 Then came the rain. The rain that cooled the City of Nogales down to 73 d...
17:51, 2019-08-07

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in Rajasthan and Banda and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh......
14:34, 2019-06-11

Cashify Expands Its Footprint, Now Available in Over 1,500 Indian Cities Cashify has announced that it has expanded its services to over 1,500 locations. Currently, the company has extended app-only services for Android smartphone users who will now be able to avail the......
14:51, 2019-07-24

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
15:17, 2019-06-18

Ransomware: Why cities have become such a big target for cyberattacks - and why it'll get worse A number of US cities have paid ransoms of hundreds of thousands of dollars after getting caught out by hackers -- and if the business model is working, cybercriminals will keep exploiting it....
18:17, 2019-07-24

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
19:34, 2019-07-13

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
10:00, 2019-07-06

Exclusive: Best cities for a short trip in the US, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:00, 2019-06-13

4 cities in the USA where you can live on Social Security benefits alone If you're looking to Social Security to carry you through your retirement, try these cities where you don't need to be wealthy to live well.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
18:51, 2019-07-08

Map reveals which cities use Ring’s surveillance network to spy on you An engineering student in Illinois has put together a handy map to help pinpoint locations where police are tapped into Ring’s surveillance network. Ring, a company best known for smart doorbells and home security cameras, has a massive network of these cameras installed, some of which are being use...
22:34, 2019-08-10

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrope walk" over telephone cables. Their incisors gro...
08:00, 2019-05-31

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is using the NS......
21:51, 2019-05-25

These cities gave the most money to charity in 2018 Residents in the Boston metro area are more than happy to give away their cash to a range of charitable causes, according to data from Fidelity Charitable....
04:00, 2019-08-21

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it coming first and which phones will you be able to use on it?The carrier hasn’t released any speci...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, the rest of the UK could do the same...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Airbnb Will Help NYC Track Down Illegal Rentals, and Other Cities Could Be Next Airbnb and New York City have a long and contentious history. On the one hand, Airbnb wants everything to be hunky dory in its biggest market. On the other, New York City’s stringent short-term rental laws effectively make many Airbnbs rentals illegal in the city. New Yorkers are also caught up in t...
05:34, 2019-05-25

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
13:51, 2019-05-30

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-Mobile has only confirmed a single 5G phone that will work on its 5G network. Why? Because of the net...
11:17, 2019-06-01

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-06

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted Baltimore officials on 7 May when hackers cripple...
14:17, 2019-06-03

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
20:34, 2019-05-30

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
23:17, 2019-08-18

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
20:17, 2019-05-21

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling of Kim Jong-won’s apartment, barking the daily bul...
08:34, 2019-07-08

The US cities with the oldest homes: The Rust Belt dominates New homes are rarely built in these cities as demand is low – few people are moving to these cities and the populations are declining.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-01

As 'superstar' cities keep winning, worrisome U.S. divide widens In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
13:34, 2019-07-19

Creepy Dolls Leave Missouri Cities On Edge Two Missouri cities are caught up in one bizarre riddle. Stuffed dolls keep popping up in random places in Crystal City and Festus, and nobody seems to know why. “It is a little creepy,” says Tamera Pruett. “Dolls are just creepy in general to me. I don’t like them,” says Log...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Last call at 4? California could extend bar hours in LA, San Francisco and other cities Party all night? Some California lawmakers want to keep bars open until 4 a.m. in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and other cities.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-21

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.        ...
14:00, 2019-07-20

Renting your vacation home in these cities will make you the most money Looking to buy a vacation home to rent? It’s not always the big cities that will pull-off the most profit! Here's more on recent findings on the best cities to rent your vacation home.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

Amazon Prime Day VR zones go live in 6 cities across India Amazon Prime Day 2019 kicks off on July 15 and the e-commerce giant has set up Virtual Reality (VR) experience zones in six cities across India. These VR zones will let users experience products on sale in different virtual environments before placing the order.Amazon Prime Day VR experience zones a...
17:00, 2019-07-06

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro-democracy protesters to continue a general strike and other civil disobedience...
22:51, 2019-06-10

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained cities along the southern U.S. border for months is now being felt in cities far from Mexico. Immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds, while local authorities struggle to keep up with the influx. U.S. i...
22:17, 2019-05-23

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
16:00, 2019-08-04

Ransomware attacks are expensive threat for cities and states These frequent attacks have exposed the soft underside of the nation’s cybersecurity preparedness as hackers snarl basic services for millions of Americans....
05:17, 2019-08-24

Manchester's mythical makeover: Invisible Cities – in pictures In a production that fuses theatre, dance, design and visual art, a cavernous old railway depot has been turned into a series of fantastical worlds. Invisible Cities unpicks ideas of identity, imagination and empire and is at Manchester international festival this monthInvisible Cities runs until 14...
22:17, 2019-07-04

'Beautiful and terrifying': revisiting American cities in darkness For nearly 50 years, the photographer Camilo José Vergara has been documenting poor, segregated neighborhoods in large US cities. A few years ago, he started photographing his ‘familiar haunts’ at night. To him, ‘these nocturnal worlds are both beautiful and terrifying’ Continue reading......
18:00, 2019-07-31

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditched its ban on swearing last week, Mark Thomas’s reaction was apt. “Hoo fucking ray” the comedian tweeted, shortly followed by a “Whoo- fucking -hooo”....
19:34, 2019-08-07

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
12:51, 2019-07-04

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities next month....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Ransomware Attacks Are Testing Resolve of Cities Across America As hackers lock up networks that power police forces and utilities, municipalities must operate with hobbled computer systems, and decide whether to pay ransoms....
11:51, 2019-08-22

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study....
03:51, 2019-07-23

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems plain: don’t hold your breath....
19:34, 2019-06-13

How Smaller Cities Are Luring High-Tech Talent To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely....
20:51, 2019-08-12

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. The......
11:34, 2019-05-24

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
16:01, 2019-05-21

How US cities are scrambling to protect people from extreme heat With cities facing both rapid growth and radical, permanent climate change, urban authorities are faced with an increasingly vulnerable populationOn a sweltering summer day in Washington, DC, Judy Williams pulls up to a homeless day center to fill her van with bottled water.The homeless outreach coo...
14:17, 2019-08-20

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
19:34, 2019-06-15

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Trump says immigrant deportations to start this weekend in 10 cities U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportations in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Delhi, 4 Other Cities Shortlisted For International Yoga Day Event The Centre has shortlisted five cities -- Delhi, Shimla, Mysore, Ahmedabad and Ranchi -- for holding the national programme of the International Yoga Day this year....
17:00, 2019-06-01

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Microbes from farms may protect children from asthma even in cities Children who grow up on farms have a lower risk of developing asthma, and now it seems that may be due to microbes that can be in urban homes as well...
21:34, 2019-06-17

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal government prepares to seek out undocumented immigran...
13:17, 2019-07-13

A24 to screen some of its biggest hits for free in the cities they were filmed Apparently worried that its reputation as a home for critically acclaimed oddball film-making was still somehow insufficiently adorable or quirky, indie darling film distributor A24 announced a new program today, revealing that it’ll soon be hosting free outdoor screenings of some of its most popula...
00:34, 2019-07-11

These 9 cities will be hit hardest by Trump’s new immigration policy The Trump administration issued a new rule that allows the U.S. to reject visa and green-card applications on the basis of the applicant’s income.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

If you work in tech, these cities give you the most bang for your buck Thanks to globalization and the rise of the internet, we’ve become less and less bound to a particular location to live and work. Working remotely or actually moving to an entirely different part of the world for a job that more closely matches our skills and professional goals – or simply offers hi...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
18:51, 2019-08-20

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-31

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
02:17, 2019-07-23

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-28

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
21:34, 2019-06-14

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
01:17, 2019-07-15

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
08:51, 2019-08-14

‘Baby Shark Live’ to tour 100 North American cities LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Baby Shark Live” is set to launch a 100-city tour in North America this fall. It is inspired by the children’s song whose dance video has generated nearly 3 billion views on YouTube. The song was produced in 2015 by the South Korean firm Pinkfong. Pinkfong and R...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a region that is among Mexico's most chaotic and violent....
01:17, 2019-06-24

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic component. When Anthony Nardone, a medical student in the University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley’s Joint Medical Program, first began learn...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
13:34, 2019-05-27

New York Times op-ed calls out 'unlivable' conditions in Democratic-led cities A New York Times opinion piece is calling attention to the "unlivable" conditions in many American cities, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hometown of San Francisco. ...
18:51, 2019-05-23

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advisor Wealthfront. Here's where they would rather be....
18:34, 2019-05-22

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families with existing deportation orders Sunday in 10 major cities around the country....
03:34, 2019-06-22

Trump paints a dark picture of homelessness in cities: ‘We may intercede’ “Police officers are getting sick just by walking the beat,” Trump claimed. "And you have people that work in those cities. They work in office buildings and to get into the building, they have to walk through a scene that nobody would have believed possible three years ago."...
10:51, 2019-07-02

Warring Maya kingdoms razed enemy cities to the ground Enlarge / This is all that remains of Naranjo, the city-state that attacked and destroyed neighboring Bahlam Jol in 697 CE as part of a campaign to subdue several former vassal states that had rebelled. (credit: By Rudy Canales - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curi...
00:34, 2019-08-07

FAA joins Chick-fil-A fracas, will investigate whether cities discriminated against chain A complaint was filed against San Antonio, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, over the denial of airport vending space.        ...
06:51, 2019-05-25

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tackled at the UN Civil Society Conference, which takes place in Salt Lake City, due to take place at the end of August....
15:00, 2019-07-03

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

In three shaken U.S. cities, Lady Gaga tries to channel 'fury into hope' In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning. Science kits will go to fifth graders in Gilroy, California....
04:00, 2019-08-12

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Pai’s FCC orders cities and towns to stop regulating cable broadband Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on December 14, 2017, in Washington, DC, the day of the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality rules. (credit: Getty Images | Alex Wong ) The Federal Communications Commission today ordered cities and towns across the country to stop regulating broadband delivered over...
03:17, 2019-08-02

New cities in the sand: inside Egypt’s dream to conquer the desert Four decades ago Egypt embarked on the most ambitious new cities building programme in the world. Their boom shows no sign of stoppingDo you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your experiencesSeen from space, Egypt is a vast dusty land with a green Y opening into the Mediterranean Sea – a fe...
19:01, 2019-07-10

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
10:51, 2019-07-16

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
23:00, 2019-06-14

GOP senator’s bill aimed at pressuring ‘sanctuary cities’ to cooperate with ICE A U.S. senator has introduced a bill seeking better cooperation between county sheriffs and federal immigration authorities – and penalties if that cooperation doesn’t happen....
13:51, 2019-07-11

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
06:34, 2019-07-13

It's not just California. Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
16:51, 2019-08-01

A tale of two cities, New York style meets London chic Art is given centre stage in a designer’s bright monochrome apartmentCarl Blücher sits in his trademark baseball cap and eye-poppingly bright trainers, his friendly miniature dachshund, Mr Big, on his knee in his New-York-loft-inspired east London flat. When the new Whistles creative project manager...
19:00, 2019-08-10

Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing locations in 24 cities Bike-sharing is a convenient way to get around a city, but with so many schemes operating concurrently it's sometimes tough to know where the nearest station with available bikes is. Now, Google can tell you....
23:51, 2019-07-16

India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest......
04:00, 2019-07-18

These Cities Broke Temperature Records in Europe’s Heat Wave Temperature records are being shattered across Europe this week as the continent swelters in its second heat wave this summer. “We are observing weather since 1833 and we never experienced these kind of temperatures,” David Dehenauw, chief forecaster at the Royal Meteorological Institute...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
21:51, 2019-06-20

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
02:17, 2019-06-19

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and cursin...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Allegiant adds 10 nonstop routes, including service to three new cities Low-cost carrier Allegiant is adding flights from State College, Pennsylvania; Traverse City, Michigan; and Redmond, Oregon.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-20

Magic Leap jumps from office collaboration to smart cities Magic Leap aims to combine the AR worlds of ubiquitous Glass-like cues and HoloLens-like rich visuals in a bid to build a digital overlay onto our cities. For now, its demos show span entertainment and collaboration....
17:17, 2019-07-09

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adapt diesel-powered municipal and commercial vehicles to reduce their nitrogen oxide emissions....
13:34, 2019-06-19

ISIS urges followers to carry out attacks in major Western cities The terror group ISIS is calling upon its adherents to carry out terrorist attacks in the major Western cities of San Francisco, New York, and London, according to several social media posts monitored by an ISIS watchdog site....
19:51, 2019-07-31

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
04:51, 2019-06-21

Disturbing before-and-after photos show how US cities — and their famous landmarks — could be underwater in 80 years Getty Images/Andrew Burton Last year was the warmest on record for the planet's oceans, and the fourth-warmest year ever for the Earth's surface temperature. Scientists are discovering that Greenland and Antarctica's ice sheets are melting much faster than they previously thought. Melting glaciers ...
08:00, 2019-05-31

ICE immigration raids to hit 10 cities Sunday, NYT reports, after Trump promised deportations Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin a roundup this weekend, the The New York Times reported. ICE neither confirmed nor denied to USA TODAY.        ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

Delirious Cities: capturing metropolitan life in the 21st century – in pictures In the sixth annual Delirious Cities Summer Open, 23 artists from 14 countries have tried to showcase how the city can be an ever-changing landscape. Inspired by Rem Koolhaas’ 1978 manifesto Delirious New York, the show captures life from America to Angola. Delirious Cities is on view until 29 Augus...
19:17, 2019-07-31

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it was sorted and converted into new uses. After China banned the import of foreign garbage, recycling c...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Immigration raids slated to begin in major US cities as early as Sunday Raids ordered by Trump will reportedly target more than 2,000 migrants who received letters ordering them to appear in courtRaids on migrants in cities including New York, Chicago and Miami could begin as early as Sunday, according to multiple reports. Related: Trump orders Ice to target migrant fam...
05:17, 2019-06-22

Europe heatwave: cities take steps to limit effects of record temperatures Germany imposes speed limits on highways while schools in France remain closedEuropean cities are taking exceptional steps to limit the impact of a historic early summer heatwave as temperatures across the continent approached monthly and, in some places, all-time records.Authorities have warned tha...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Cities' officials urge residents to take precautions during grueling heat wave The dangerous heat wave that is producing some of the highest temperatures in years in the eastern U.S. has already made its presence felt in the form of emergency and code red declarations and major event cancellations....
19:17, 2019-07-20

Government Sanctions 5,595 Electric Buses For Public Transport In 64 Cities Under FAME II The central government has sanctioned the use of 5,595 electric buses in 64 cities for intracity and intercity public transportation under the FAME II (Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid and)......
20:17, 2019-08-09

China's steel heartland Hebei warns cities for pollution failures China's biggest steel producing province of Hebei has summoned the leaders of three cities after they failed to control air pollution in the first half of this year, the local environmental protection agency said in a notice....
09:34, 2019-08-12

Cities and Builders Face ‘Hornet’s Nest’ to Meet Affordable Housing Needs Using government subsidies, tax credits and zoning changes, city leaders are encouraging builders to incorporate affordable housing into mixed-use projects....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-commerce giant on its annual Prime Day, to protest against its labor practices and its involvement with ...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Vacancies remain at 'epidemic levels' in some US cities: Axios managing editor Are abandoned and vacant homes the next housing crisis? Kim Hart, managing editor at Axios, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the burden of high vacancy rates on small communities....
04:51, 2019-07-20

What are the best cities for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation? If you’re a college grad wanting to live in an affordable city with good jobs and a social scene, don't look much further than your alma mater.        ...
17:17, 2019-05-22

While one Texas county shook off ransomware, small cities took full punch Enlarge / They did. (credit: Hemera Technologies/Getty Images) Few details have emerged about the coordinated ransomware attack that struck 22 local governments in Texas last week. But five local governments affected by the attack have been identified. On August 20, the Texas Department of Inform...
12:51, 2019-08-22

Baidu’s autonomous cars have driven more than 1 million miles across 13 cities in China During its Create AI conference in Beijing, Baidu announced that its cars have driven more than 1.2 million miles across 13 cities in China.Read More...
11:17, 2019-07-03

Manmade Antarctic snowstorm 'could save coastal cities from rising seas' Blowing trillions of tonnes of snow on to ice sheet could halt its collapse, researchers saySpraying trillions of tons of snow over west Antarctica could halt the ice sheet’s collapse and save coastal cities across the world from sea level rise, according to a new study.The colossal geoengineering p...
20:51, 2019-07-17

From the highest slide to the narrowest street: the record-breaking cities quiz Which city is the most Instagrammed? Where’s the most expensive place to buy trainers? And where’s the smallest park?Which city has the tallest city hall?Hong KongTokyo DubaiShanghaiWhich city is home to the world's narrowest street?Toulouse, FranceStockholm, SwedenReutlingen, Germany Beijing, China...
12:51, 2019-08-13

MLB London Series: Commissioner Rob Manfred wants to play games in other European cities Major League Baseball invaded London this week and has already scheduled a return for next year. Where else in Europe could host games?       ...
01:34, 2019-06-30

German cities call for stricter e-scooter regulation after drunken incidents After a weekend of injuries due to drunken operators, cities are calling for tighter safety measures. Cyclists and the disabled community have also said that the new mode of transportation is making streets less safe....
11:00, 2019-08-06

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Appeals court grants Trump administration win to snub ‘sanctuary cities’ The Trump administration scored its first judicial win in its long-running battle to punish so-called sanctuary cities for defying federal immigration laws. A three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a nationwide injunction barring Department of Justice from rewarding citie...
17:17, 2019-07-13

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Hundreds of thousands of children are living in poverty. It's worst in these 40 cities To determine the cities where the most children live in poverty, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-23

New York, London and Paris remain the world's most competitive cities — but perhaps not for long New York, London and Paris continue to dominate as the world's top three most competitive cities. But their prime positions could be up for contention, according to a new report....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting one hospital to set up a "clean air shelter."...
06:00, 2019-07-10

New York among 29 states and cities suing Trump’s EPA over power plant rules New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a lawsuit brought by 29 states and cities aiming to block the Trump administration from repealing Obama-era restrictions on coal-burning power plants. Attorneys general from 22 states and seven major cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami,...
00:34, 2019-08-14

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on the cabinet secretary's website on Tuesday....
15:00, 2019-07-16

ICE raids to begin Sunday in Miami, Los Angeles, New York, Houston and other major cities Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration’s ICE raids set to begin Sunday in major cities and go on through the week.        ...
14:00, 2019-07-14

Trump Thee President Went to the Cities of Mass Shootings Like He Was on the Hot Girl Summer Tour Donald Trump has never met a tragic situation or a camera that he didn’t like. Maybe it’s his alleged narcissistic personality disorder—or his alleged Adderall use—but Trump landed in the cities where some 31 people were killed during mass shootings like he was hitting Black Bike Week....
09:34, 2019-08-10

Carmageddon: it’s killing urban life. We must reclaim our cities before it’s too late | George Monbiot Land Rover’s latest ads would have us believe that gas guzzlers contribute to urban culture. They do exactly the oppositeWhat is the best way of wrecking a city? Pour cars into it. Heavy traffic, 50 years of research shows, breaks up communities, disrupts social life and crushes local cultures. Nois...
17:34, 2019-06-20

Trump attacks local leaders as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”...
11:51, 2019-08-08

Google Maps rolls out new bike-sharing feature in major cities worldwide Google Maps' new real-time bike-sharing availability feature comes after Apple announced major changes to its competing app last month.       ...
18:01, 2019-07-17

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.......
19:17, 2019-06-04

Cities in summer are like 28 Days Later, magically emptied of people | Hannah Jane Parkinson The roads become bare, queues dwindle and buses proffer seats, revealing things gone unnoticedThere are times of the year – the height of the summer holidays or the period between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve – when city roads become bare and the pavements clear. Queues dwindle. Buses proffer se...
08:34, 2019-08-02

Lights for Liberty immigration protests over border camps planned at 700 cities July 12 “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps" events are planned for 700 cities around the world starting at 7 p.m. local time.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, according to Deutsche Bank research....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classroom projects in U.S. cities affected by mass shootings The singer said the classrooms "will now have access to the support they need to inspire their students to work together and bring their dreams to life."...
07:17, 2019-08-14

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Fires Destroy Amazon Rain Forest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental policies....
21:00, 2019-08-21

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thursday....
07:00, 2019-06-13

As co-working spaces colonise cities, are workers paying the price? | Filipa Pajević As businesses look to save money and space, providers such as WeWork are booming. But co-working is not all it’s cracked up to beCo-working isn’t just booming – it’s taking over our cities. The co-working space provider WeWork is the biggest occupier of office space in London after the government. I...
18:51, 2019-07-24

12 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs Companies like Barratt London and NetCredit found old city plans and reimagined what these cities could have looked like, had those plans been realized. One architect, for example, wanted to turn the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco into a desalination station that would have made water from the...
01:34, 2019-06-18

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" noted Tuesday. ...
16:51, 2019-05-21