Activities

Nothing in 2020 has been the same — and Halloween won’t be an exception. The spooky holiday is a month away, and already scores of cities have cancelled popular events to avoid large...
“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek just turned 80. The iconic game-show host has a legion of fans, as evidenced by the outpouring of concern over his public battle with pancreatic cancer. Few game...
The scale of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States is reshaping society in many ways — from how we work and buy groceries to the level of movement we are becoming accustomed to. With...
It’s human nature (and makes good sense) to stock up on necessities as natural disasters like hurricanes or blizzards approach. It’s hardly surprising, then, that people also did exactly that...
The scale of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States is reshaping society in lasting ways – from how we work and buy groceries to the level of freedom of movement we are accustomed to. With...
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has disrupted American life in unparalleled ways, shuttering businesses, laying off millions of workers, and forcing much of the U.S. population to self-isolate...
Happiness is one of the most positive emotions people can experience. That joyful feeling is linked to living longer, working hard, performing basic daily activities better as they age, and having...
The British government has a plan to reduce binge drinking among its citizens: Mandate smaller wine glasses in restaurants. The government agency Public Health England, whose mission is “to protect...
People who decorate their homes following the “less is more” mantra may be onto something. Being surrounded with too much stuff may not be healthy. Studies on the effects of de-cluttering one’s...
A visit to the library is the most popular leisure-time activity among adult Americans, according to a new survey from Gallup.
You might consider yourself a very rational person, but then something as simple as a calendar date or a number makes you feel differently about things. You might think twice about boarding a plane...
Dan Popadynec found inspiration from an unusual question posed by his son Zennon, who asked the licensed professional engineer if he knew the height of the tallest toy structure ever built. He...