Aspirin not safe for everyone, a new study says (Time)

As medications go, aspirin is often considered a wonder drug. Its pain-relieving, inflammation-taming powers can treat headaches, minor aches and pains and even lower the risk of heart disease, stroke and possibly even dementia. But all of those benefits may…

The surprising benefit of showering at night (Time)

A hot morning shower can wake you up and even boost creativity, according to some research. But if you want to improve your sleep, showering at night is the way to go. Experts say there’s evidence that a night shower…

Golden Globes 2019: All the winners (Time)

The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards have kicked off, bringing together Hollywood’s biggest stars of film and TV to recognize the past year’s achievements. Among the contenders for awards at the 2019 Golden Globes are Adam McKay’s Vice, which is…

Congressional babies almost stole the show on the first day of the 116th Congress (time)

As the 116th Congress convened on Thursday, representatives’ adorable children and grandchildren couldn’t help but distract from the proceedings. The occasion appeared to be a celebratory one for the family members in attendance for the swearing-in, with some of the…

10 New Year’s resolutions doctors actually want you to make (Time)

Each year, Americans’ most popular New Year’s resolutions are more or less the same: get healthy, get organised, save money. But doctors at the American Medical Association (AMA) have some more specific thoughts in mind for 2019. The AMA this…

Researchers have found microplastics in human waste for the first time (Time)

A new study found microplastic particles in human waste for the first time, a worrying sign of the prevalence of plastic in the food chain, the Guardian reports. In the small study of participants from Europe, Russia and Japan, all…

Alcohol drinkers are liable to die young -study (Time)

Decades-old advice about alcohol has recently come under fire, with two recent studies suggesting that even a moderate drinking habit may raise the risk of early death. The latest study, published Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research,…

Which new Apple smartphone is right for you? (Time)

Apple on Wednesday dropped not one, not two, but three new versions of the iPhone, undoubtedly leaving some people wondering: Which iPhone is right for me? Complicating matters are the difficult-to-parse naming conventions: There’s the iPhone Xs (pronounced “ten-ess”), the…

Eyah! $400,000 in GoFundMe donations for homeless man all gone, says lawyer (Time)

The lawyer for a homeless man in Philadelphia whose selflessness led to donations of over $400,000 through an online fundraising page said Tuesday that all the money is gone. Johnny Bobbitt’s attorney, Chris Fallon, told the Philadelphia Inquirer he learned…

5 of the best Barack Obama read this summer (Time)

Looking for something to read as the summer winds to a close? Former President Barack Obama has a few suggestions. “One of my favourite parts of summer is deciding what to read when things slow down just a bit, whether…

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