by WorldTribune Staff, March 12, 2019
The exercise habits and eating patterns of most Japanese children ensures they will live long and lead healthy lifestyles, an author said.
Japan has exceptionally high rates (98.3 percent) of children walking or biking to school compared with… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, March 5, 2019
At the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Florence Griffith-Joyner set the women’s world record in the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.49 seconds. The record still stands.
According to the International Association of Athletics Federations… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, March 4, 2019
Those looking to catch up on sleep by getting some extra shut-eye on the weekend may be in for a rude awakening, researchers say.
Weekday sleep loss had negative effects on people’s metabolism and “catch-up” … Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, February 25, 2019
We’ve gone back to the turntable. Are we now ready again to pause, stop, and rewind?
Near the end of the 2000s, the vinyl revival began and while streaming now dominates, the demand for vinyl is rising, industry… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, February 12, 2019
Many millions of social media users at one time or another have posted something that someone, somewhere will be offended by. And, since the Internet is forever, you can bet an offense archaeologist is digging into it, particularly… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, February 24, 2019
In the 1940s, Hollywood produced The Invisible Man, starring Claude Rains, and The Invisible Woman, starring Virginia Bruce.
In the 21st Century, senior citizens are getting the invisible treatment from Tinseltown, some critics say.
“Films have an impact… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, February 17, 2019
Looking for a high profile star for its new league, the Alliance of American Football (AAF) sought out Colin Kaepernick – but the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback’s asking price was too high.
by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2019
In Disney’s Mary Poppins, character Bert/Mr. Dawes Sr. says: “Winds in the east, there’s a mist coming in, like something is brewing, about to begin.”
What’s brewing, according to Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, a professor of English/Gender Studies/Shakespeare at… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, February 3, 2019
For smokers looking to kick the habit, e-cigarettes are twice as effective as nicotine patches or gum in helping them get there, a new study says.
The British study, reported last week in the New England Journal of… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2019
The current state of health insurance and regulations in the United States has physicians so stressed that nearly half are considering changing careers while two-thirds would recommend against pursuing a career in medicine, a study found.
The Aimed… Continue reading