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This Mall Has A Solution For People Glued To Their Smartphones: A Special Lane

A Chinese shopping mall has implemented special lanes for the 'heads-down people,' meaning those who walk around looking down on their smartphones. Along the lanes, painted messages remind people to look up.

Life & Style June 9, 2018

Vermont Will Pay Up To $10,000 For People To Relocate And Work Remotely Within The State

Up to $5,000 a year, or not exceeding $10,000 for two years, may be given to qualified workers in Vermont. The grant is part of the state's efforts to encourage migration and retention of older workers.

Life & Style June 2, 2018

Not Forever: For The First Time, De Beers Will Sell Diamonds Made In Lab

De Beers confirmed that it will soon offer synthetic jewel-grade diamonds for sale. The company plans to market the products under the Lightbox brand and also admits there is a market for lab-grown gemstones.

Life & Style May 30, 2018

Michigan Man Credits Odd Lottery Strategy For $2 Million Jackpot Win

The lucky 22-year-old, from Wayne County, Michigan, claims his winning scratch-off lottery ticket conforms to a special rule that he observes. He credits his odd lottery strategy for winning the jackpot.

Life & Style May 28, 2018

Lightning Strikes During Thunderstorm In UK Disrupt London Airport Travel, Leaves Hundreds Stranded

Flights at the London Stansted Airport were canceled, delayed, and diverted after a lightning strike damaged an aircraft refueling system. One airline offered passengers refunds and free transfers.

Life & Style May 27, 2018

Vintage Levis Jeans First Bought In 1893 Sells For Nearly $100K

The 125-year-old pair of Levi Strauss jeans was sold through a private sale. The vintage denim was originally owned by a storekeeper who established one of the first American dry goods stores in Tucson.

Life & Style May 27, 2018

Now Is The Best Time To Find A Job: US Employment Opportunities Hit Record High

The Labor Department revealed on Tuesday that there was about one job opening for every unemployed American in March. What industries posted the highest number of job vacancies?

Life & Style May 8, 2018

Retired Prison Guard Eats His 30,000th Big Mac

Don Gorske has already eaten 30,000 Big Macs since the early 1970s, when he first tried McDonald's signature burger. Does consumption of Big Macs daily make him sick?

Life & Style May 6, 2018

Whole Foods Receives Public Backlash After Partnership With Asian Restaurant Yellow Fever

Whole Foods became a target of online criticism after it had announced its partnership with a restaurant called Yellow Fever. The name has been tagged as racist, but the owner said it is a fusion of culture and food.

Life & Style April 29, 2018

Mailman Faces Criminal Charges For Hoarding 17,000 Undelivered Letters

A mailman hoarded 17,000 letters in his car, work locker, and apartment. He said he was overwhelmed by the number of mails and made sure the important letters were delivered.

Life & Style April 20, 2018

Supreme Court To Rule On Sales Tax Of Online Purchases

Online shoppers could pay more upon checkout if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns a 26-year-old rule on sales taxes. The court is due to hear a case against retailers that have not been collecting sales tax from customers.

Life & Style April 16, 2018

Burned Silicon Valley Home That Sells For $800,000 Draws Flak On Social Media

A burned house in tech hub Silicon Valley got backlash for being priced at $800,000. The realtor said the neighborhood itself is a viable investment for the would-be buyer despite the high cost of living.

Life & Style April 13, 2018

Nestlé Introduces Pink KitKat With Ruby Chocolate In UK, It's Coming Soon In The US

Nestlé launched KitKat Ruby just within four months after Ruby Chocolate was introduced to the public. The new product will first be available in the UK and coming soon in the United States.

Life & Style April 11, 2018

Atlanta Bags Title For World’s Busiest Airport For 20 Consecutive Years

Once again, Atlanta is hailed as the world’s busiest airport for 2017 ahead of China and Dubai. Air cargo has been the strongest business for airports due to e-commerce boom and the surge of online retail.

Life & Style April 10, 2018

#EqualPayDay: Statistics Shows Women’s Minimum Wage Hardly Budged Since The '80s

A recent survey showed that women have to work 20 percent more than men to receive equal amounts of salary. The wage gap in the United States remains the same since the '80s despite efforts for equal pay rights.

Life & Style April 11, 2018

Facebook Revealed That It Is Reading Messages: Here's How People Are Freaking Out

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that the company scans messages and checks the links and photos. People took to Twitter to react to the revelation.

Life & Style April 5, 2018

Valpak Is Giving Away $100 Checks To Random Mailboxes With No Strings Attached

Valpak announced it is sending out hundreds of $100 checks and vouchers to its customers in North America and Canada as part of its ongoing promo. Customers who will receive the check can cash it out with no strings attached.

Life & Style March 29, 2018

Craigslist Shuts Down Personals Section After Congress Passes Sex Trafficking Law

Craigslist has shut down its personals section in the United States after Congress passed a law regarding sex trafficking. The penalties could have put Craigslist in danger of shutting down the entire website.

Life & Style March 23, 2018

Most Americans Would Rather Tolerate Economic Inequality Than Play Robin Hood: Study

If given the chance to redistribute wealth in the country, a majority of Americans are unlikely to take from the rich in order to save the poor. A new study explores this possibility and the results are somewhat disappointing.

Life & Style March 20, 2018

Good News, Walmart Shoppers: Grocery Delivery Will Reach 100 More Cities

In its bid to rival Amazon, Walmart is expanding its home delivery service to 100 metro areas this year. Customers will be able to shop Walmart online and get the items at their doorstep, for a fee.

Life & Style March 14, 2018

A 26-Year-Old Woman Goes $10,000 Into Debt Trying To Become Instagram Influencer

Becoming an Instagram influencer may seem like a dream job but for this woman, it was anything but that. She is now $10,000 in debt because of what she was trying to do.

Life & Style March 8, 2018

Bumble Bans Images Of Guns From Dating Profiles, But With Some Exceptions

Online dating app Bumble banned guns from its profiles. Now only those in uniform will be able to display firearms. Those just posing with guns for recreational purposes will not be able to post the images.

Life & Style March 7, 2018

Transgender Surgeries On The Rise In The US, Says Study

A new study conducted by the researchers from Johns Hopkins University finds that transgender surgeries are on the rise in the United States. There are more than 1.4 million adults looking to get transgender surgery in the country.

Life & Style March 4, 2018

Silicon Valley Cops Use Decoy Buses To Catch Perp Shooting At Apple And Google Shuttles

Someone has been firing pellet guns at Apple and Google employee shuttle buses, with at least 20 shootings reported since January. The California Highway Patrol has resorted to decoy buses to catch the perpetrators.

Life & Style March 3, 2018

California Couple Arrested After Keeping Three Kids In A Plywood Box 'Home' For Years, With No Running Water Or Electricity

A couple from Joshua Tree, California, kept their kids in a makeshift plywood shelter for roughly four years, with no electricity, running water, or sanitation. Authorities arrested the parents for willful cruelty to a child.

Life & Style March 3, 2018

North Carolina Man Streams His Own Murder On Facebook Live, Killer Still At Large

A 55-year-old man live-streamed his murder on Facebook live on Monday, Feb. 26. The crime occurred roughly one block away from the police department, and the killer is still at large.

Life & Style February 28, 2018

KFC Canada Introduces Bucket That Can Only Be Bought With Bitcoin

Bitcoin is becoming more intertwined in the economy, now people can buy buckets of chicken with it. KFC Canada rolled out a new bucket that can only be purchased using bitcoin.

Life & Style January 16, 2018

Neutrogena Turns iPhone Into Scanner To Show All Your Skin Details

Skincare company Neutrogena teamed up with FitSkin to bring skin care into the future. The companies introduced a new tool and app that work in tandem to turn an iPhone into a skin scanner.

Life & Style January 7, 2018

New Year's Resolutions For 2018: Losing Weight And Being A Better Person Take The Top Spot, What Else?

As 2017 ends and 2018 kicks into gear, many people pledge to make changes for the better. Losing weight and being a better person share the top spot in New Year's resolutions for 2018, but people also set other goals.

Life & Style December 31, 2017

OKCupid Now Forces People To Use Their Real Names

OKCupid will start making people use their real names. The dating website will start to phase out usernames by the end of the year.

Life & Style December 23, 2017

'Youthquake' Named Word Of The Year 2017: It's Confusing But It Makes Sense

'Youthquake' is 2017's Word of the Year, beating words like 'white fragility' and 'unicorn.' Not a lot of people are familiar with youthquake, but it's something that could hopefully continue into 2018.

Life & Style December 16, 2017

Thanksgiving 2017: Need Help With The Turkey, There's A Butterball Hotline For That

Butterball Hotline is the Thanksgiving day service provider for people searching answers to Turkey cooking on that day. Butterball is operational from 1981 and is serving thousands of callers since then. Today, it has transformed to the new digital age.

Life & Style November 23, 2017

Study Finds Women To Be Just As Risk-Taking As Men

Researchers have devised a new way of measuring risk-taking in such a way that does not lean toward masculine stereotypes. As it turns out, women are as equally as risk-taking as men.

Life & Style October 8, 2017

Bald Men Viewed More Confident And Dominant: Study

A new research has found that bald men are perceived as more dominant, stronger, and having more leadership potential. Could head shaving be the new solution to thinning hair?

Life & Style September 17, 2017

Men's Attitude Toward Women Determined By First Pornography Exposure: Study

Researchers find significant links between men's age during their first pornography exposure and their attitude toward women. Younger and older exposures lead to adherence toward certain masculine roles.

Life & Style August 5, 2017

US Teen Birth Rates Drop To All-Time Low: CDC

A CDC and NCHS report shows further decline in births from teenage mothers in 2016. The new data continues the long-term trend of declining teenage pregnancy.

Life & Style July 2, 2017

Nevada Becomes 5th State With Legal Recreational Marijuana

Nevada quickly sets up sales of recreational marijuana after a November 2016 vote for legalization. Dispensaries open up to a huge crowd of excited buyers.

Life & Style July 2, 2017

Voting For New Crayola Color Now Open: Here Are The Names To Choose From

The fan-submitted names for Crayola's new shade of blue have been announced. Some people love it, some are unimpressed, but others suggested more comical names for the crayon. Bluey McBlueface, anyone?

Life & Style July 1, 2017

Meet Martha: The Gentle Giant Crowned 'World's Ugliest Dog' Of 2017

The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest 2017 has wrapped up and the winner has been announced. Get to know the winner and some of the other canine competitors.

Life & Style June 25, 2017

Boeing And Airbus Take The Spotlight At The Paris Air Show Again

The Paris Air show heats up with amazing displays from Airbus and Boeing during test flight. Here are other amazing demonstrations from Lockheed and Dassault.

Life & Style June 18, 2017

World's Largest Cruise Ship Symphony Of The Seas Floats Out To Sea For The First Time

Royal Caribbean International’s newest oasis class cruise ship takes to the water for the first time. The world’s largest cruise ship enters a new phase in construction.

Life & Style June 11, 2017

Postal Worker Suspended Over Allegations Of Feeding Nail-Spiked Meatballs To Dog

A 47-year-old Alabama postal worker has been charged with a class C felony after allegedly feeding nail-spiked meatballs to at least one of neighborhood dogs.

Life & Style June 2, 2017

Fattened By Tourists, Obese Thai Monkey Is Now In Diet Rehab

Local authorities are now taking care of Uncle Fat to make sure he loses the extra weight. His veterinarian is warning people of the dangers of feeding the monkeys unhealthy snacks.

Life & Style May 20, 2017

Five Guys Now America's Favorite Burger Chain, Dethroning In-N-Out: The Harris Poll

The Harris Poll released the results of its latest survey and when it comes to America's favorite burger chain, Five Guys takes the crown. In-N-Out slipped in second place after two years at the top, while Shake Shack, Wendy's and Culver's round up the top 5.

Life & Style May 18, 2017

Avocados Breaking Millennial Banks, Says Millionaire

In today's spending culture, young people are always looking for the best, but question where their money is. Millionaire Tim Gurner might have the answer.

Life & Style May 16, 2017

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