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Creators on Instagram and other platforms made nearly $7 billion, study...

Creators in the U.S. are earning more than ever on internet platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and Tumblr — nearly $7 billion, according to a new study. The sprawling 97-page report by the Re:Create Coalition analyzes how many people in the U.S. are creating online content, where in the country they’re located, and how much they…

Melting ice sheets may soon unleash ‘climate chaos’: study

Billions of tonnes of meltwater flowing into the world's oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weather and destabilise regional climate in a matter of decades, researchers said. The melting ice giants, especially the one atop Greenland, are poised to further weaken the ocean currents that move cold water south along…

The universe’s dark energy may be growing stronger with time, study...

CLOSE While we aren't really sure what dark matter and dark energy are, the final data released from ESA’s Planck mission confirms it apparently does exist. Buzz60Dark energy, a mysterious invisible force believed to play a role in how the universe expands, may be growing stronger over time, according to a new study.Dark energy, discovered 20…

Yup, e-scooters are dangerous, study confirms

A new study tracking injuries from riding e-scooters confirms what we all knew: electric scooters can be dangerous as hell.  Also, nobody wears helmets. And these vehicles go as fast as 15 mph.   A study published in the JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) Network Open on Friday observed e-scooter riding in the…

Women’s invisible labor leaves them feeling empty, study finds

Invisible labor is a benign way of describing the never-ending, sometimes soul-crushing to-do list that women manage in order to keep their children thriving and households running smoothly.  You might recognize the broader concept of unappreciated yet essential household work from a 2017 digital comic strip on "mental load." Countless women saw their own exhaustion…

Americans over 65 share the most fake news, study says

Maybe it's time to log off.Image: Getty Images/iStockphotoBy Rachel Kraus2019-01-09 22:31:28 UTC The only people left on Facebook are the people who are worst at using it. A new study from Princeton and New York University delves into how much people share fake news online, and who's doing the sharing. It largely confirms what some…

India’s polluted air killed 1.24 million in 2017: study

India's toxic air has claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017, or 12.5 percent of total deaths recorded in the year, says a study. The study, published in the journal, Lancet Planetary Health, on Thursday said more than 51 percent of the people who died because of air pollution were younger than 70. Of the total,…

The most dangerous place for a woman? Her home, UN study...

Women march during the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, in Mexico City on November 25, 2018.(Photo: AFP)More than half of all female homicide victims worldwide – 137 every day – were killed by a member of their own family last year, according to a new United Nations study. Research published by…

Lack of insulin could affect 40 million people with diabetes by...

Insulin bottles and a syringe on a table(Photo: GETTY IMAGES)Insulin use is expected to rise 20 percent by 2030, and many people who need it for type 2 diabetes won't have access, a study from Stanford University suggests.Globally, 511 million adults are expected to have type 2 diabetes in 12 years, up from 406 million…

‘Kidding’ is an extraordinary case study of consequence

Everything matters. Even the giant foot.Image: Erica Parise/SHOWTIMEBy Alexis Nedd2018-11-14 14:34:40 UTC Somewhere between the puppets, musical numbers, dazzling one-take transformations, and bizarre cold opens, Kidding on Showtime became one of this season’s best and most underrated comedies. Each episode took the audience further into the world and psyche of Jeff Pickles and the rest…
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