Grant J. Kidney
July 29, 2012
The world’s first ‘smart city’ is being built in Asia- and it promises to serve as an experiment for the high-tech tyranny that is surely to come about as a response to the collapse of this present era of human industrial civilization.
Dubbed ‘Songdo’, the city will rest upon a wholly man made island in the Yellow sea and will incorporate just about every aspect of an [...]
KIEV, Ukraine (The Blaze/AP) — While some countries, like the United States, have vastly increased the presence of gays and lesbians in popular media, the situation in Ukraine is unique. If a group of lawmakers have their way, television shows and movies depicting homosexuals could be banned in the Eastern European country.
Last month, six legislators, including President Viktor Yanukovych’s representative in parliament, submitted a law that calls for prohibiting the [...]
iving to very old age may be “in the genes” as the saying goes, and a recent study published in the journal Aging suggests that certain personality traits make up a major part of the mix of longevity genes.
Researchers found that having a positive attitude and a sense of humor could play a role in living a longer, healthier life. They developed a questionnaire designed to identify certain genetically-based personality traits and [...]
Connecticut-based Alexander Historical Auctions has a number of Nazi-related documents up for auction this week, including two that go into horribly graphic detail about the physical health of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
Notably Lot 181 includes x-rays of Hitler’s skull and a number of other reports by his six physicians, while Lot 182 features a grim assessment of Hitler’s body after his death.
Firm President Bill Panagopulos told the Washington Examiner that the documents had rarely [...]
Those who are overweight in later life aren’t just putting their physical health at risk – researchers have found they are more likely to experience cognitive decline as well.
A five-year study of 250 people aged between 60 and 70 found those with excess body fat scored worse on mental ability tests.
A spokesperson from the UK Alzheimer’s Society said: ‘We have all heard how a high BMI is bad for our [...]
People who live in the the South get the worst sleep, according to a new study.
The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine identified six states with the highest rates of sleep disturbances. These are (starting with the worst); West Virginia, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Missouri.
24/7 Wall St. looked at the six states and highlighted a number of quality of life factors which might prevent people of some states from sleeping [...]
For the third straight year, Hawaii holds onto its title as the happiest state in America according to the annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.
The nationwide survey is based on daily interviews with U.S. adults from January to December 2011. The Index is an average of six categories: life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, healthy behaviors, and physical health.
In general, state-level scores remained consistent with the past four years of data, with Western states ranking [...]
New research has found that bad bosses affect how your whole family relates to one another; your physical health, raising your risk for heart disease; and your morale while in the office.
The psychological climate in which you work has a lot to do with your health and happiness. Recent research has found, perhaps not surprisingly, that bad bosses can affect how your whole familyrelates to one another. They can also affect [...]
by Simone Foxman
One of your New Year’s resolutions is probably to better balance your professional life with your personal life. If not, it should be.
So how do you accomplish this?
Perhaps the easiest thing to do is move to a country where the locals are already very happy with their work-life balance.
In October, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published the results of a survey of Work-Life Balance in its member countries. It [...]
Here’s my opinion. It’s lengthy.
The following is an assemblage of what I have gathered about peopleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s problems with credit cards and the agreements with those cards. This is my personal campaign to get people off the credit card habit. I have not had a credit card in over 23 years. Still was able to get a mortgage to buy a home and a car loan.
Credit cards are like a cancer [...]