Jan 23, 2014

Text and walk at your peril — and the peril of those around you

Checking texts while walking impairs a person’s ability to follow a straight line and keep a normal pace, and may pose risks to other pedestrians, according to a study released Wednesday. Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia decided to study texting while ...

Jan 13, 2014

A third of Americans don't believe in the theory of evolution

One third of Americans utterly reject the theory of evolution and believe instead that humans “have existed in their present form since the beginning of time,” a new survey has found. About a quarter of Americans surveyed believe that evolution was guided by God, ...

Hong Kong faces a familiar aging problem

Jan 2, 2014

Hong Kong faces a familiar aging problem

by Aaron Tam

Schools replaced by care homes and a once-vibrant economy dulled by one of Asia’s oldest populations: Experts fear this is the Hong Kong of the not-too-distant future. One in three people in the city is expected to be 65 years old or above by ...