Sleeping in on weekends may backfire for sleep-deprived

Sleeping in on weekends may backfire for sleep-deprived

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” sleep on the weekend did not reverse it, HealthDay News reported, citing a recent study published in the […]

Hollywood seen rendering seniors as ‘invisible people’

Hollywood seen rendering seniors as ‘invisible people’

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 on how our children view life, in general,” said Dan Weber, […]

New pro football league wanted Colin Kaepernick, but his price tag was too high

New pro football league wanted Colin Kaepernick, but his price tag was too high

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. According to the Associated Press, Kaepernick wanted $20 million or more to consider playing with the […]

‘Stupidest NY Times article of all time’: Mary Poppins chimney sweeps dance ‘racist’

‘Stupidest NY Times article of all time’: Mary Poppins chimney sweeps dance ‘racist’

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 Linfield College in Oregon, is that Mary Poppins, played by Dame Julie Andrews, […]

Survey: Half of all doctors weigh quitting over dangerous insurance policies, red tape

Survey: Half of all doctors weigh quitting over dangerous insurance policies, red tape

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 Alliance also found that nearly nine in ten doctors believe barriers […]

Think tank: ‘Gender integration’ of Marines’ basic training is a bad idea

Think tank: ‘Gender integration’ of Marines’ basic training is a bad idea

by WorldTribune Staff, January 23, 2019 The Marine Corps caved to political correctness when it announced for the first time in history that a platoon of 50 enlisted female recruits would be housed and trained alongside five male platoons, a military watchdog group said. “Remember, these are very young green recruits. If you introduce gender […]