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There’s a ‘perfect storm’ for senior living costs in 2019, study...

CLOSE Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about new report that tells us where the oldest people live in the United States. Buzz60Families looking to move into a senior care facility can save money and find greater value than two years ago thanks to current economic trends, according to a new study. Rates for facilities ranging from assisted…

What a year in space did to Scott Kelly’s body: NASA’s...

When astronaut Scott Kelly landed in the frigid Kazakhstan plains on March 2, 2016, a team of responders pulled Kelly and two Russian cosmonauts from the charred capsule and carried them to chairs, set out in the crisp morning air. After nearly a year in space, Kelly looked pale but appeared alright, joking about the…

Dogs know when you’re upset and want to help, study says

Mashable Video 21 minutes ago A report in the journal Learning and Behavior says dogs not only understand when you are upset but also want to help you feel better. The study reached this conclusion by conducting research with 34 dogs and their owners.

Spending 20 minutes in nature reduces your stress level, study says

Most people welcome spending time in nature and green space. After all, taking a few moments in the outdoors offers a much-needed break from the chaos of everyday life. And it can also lend positive physiological benefits, including lower stress levels, fewer symptoms of depression, and even a lower mortality rate.  Still, despite everything scientists…

Some self-driving car systems have trouble detecting darker skin, study says

Driverless cars need to recognize all pedestrians.Image: Yegor AleyevTASS via Getty Images)By Sasha Lekach2019-03-05 00:56:18 UTC Last year, Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon were called out for using facial recognition technology that was biased against people with dark skin. Well, it looks like self-driving cars could have the same problem. An analysis from Georgia Tech researchers…

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…

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