Category: Lifestyle News

Vaping Less Likely To Help Smokers Quit Than Giving Up Tobacco

Cigarette smokers who switch to vaping are less likely to successfully quit traditional cigarettes compared to those who simply quit using tobacco. University of California researchers add that those who try to quit smoking by vaping are also more likely to relapse compared to those who switch to other “combustible” tobacco products, such as cigars […]

Birth Control Device Gets Major Award

Rebecca Weiss, an industrial design graduate from the University of Munich and inventor of the COSO male birth control device, was named Germany’s winner of the James Dyson Award, which “celebrates, encourages and inspires the designers of new problem-solving ideas.” The COSO uses an ultrasound “testicle bath” to temporary stop sperm mobility. It only needs […]

USPS, FedEx, And UPS Announce Final Dates For Shipping Christmas Presents

You might want to start thinking about any holidays gifts you might want to send to loved ones. The U.S. Postal Service, FedEx, and UPS have released the final dates for shipping Christmas gifts. According to the Postal Service, if customers want their packages to get there on time and wish to send their packages […]

Lego Announces Massive 9,090-Piece Model Of The Titanic

Lego announced its largest Lego model ever of the Titanic, the ill-fated ship that was the largest ever at the time of its doomed maiden voyage. At 9,090 pieces, the soon-to-debut Titanic set is “one of the most challenging building experiences to date,” according to Lego, and just edges out the previous record holders: Lego’s Colosseum, which […]

Kellogg’s Workers Go On Strike

Work at all of the Kellogg Company’s US cereal plants came to a halt Tuesday as roughly 1,400 workers went on strike, but it wasn’t immediately clear how much the supply of Frosted Flakes or any of the company’s other iconic brands would be disrupted. The strike includes plants in Omaha, Nebraska; Battle Creek, Michigan; […]

Netflix Starts $5.4m Scholarship Fund For Chadwick Boseman

Netflix is establishing an endowed scholarship fund of $5.4 million to Howard University in memory of Chadwick Boseman. The Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship will provide 4-year awards to cover the full cost of tuition to incoming students in the College of Fine Arts. It was established with the support of Boseman’s wife, Simone Ledward-Boseman, and with sponsorship from […]

A Three-Day Work Week: One Startup Experiments to Draw Talent

One Bangalore startup is trying a more dramatic solution: a three-day work week. Fintech company, Slice is offering new hires a three-day week with salary at 80% of the going market rate. Company founder Rajan Bajaj said, This is a win-win approach that frees the workers to pursue other passions or interests — or other […]

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