Thursday, August 16, 2018


Cars drive through Ramon Crater during the Perseid meteor shower near the town of Mitzpe Ramonin

Thousands Gather in Israeli Desert for Meteor Shower

By Ori Lewis MITZPE RAMON, Israel (Reuters) Thousands of star-gazers gathered overnight at one of the darkest spots in Israel hoping to be dazzled by...
Glenn Close poses on the red carpet during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City

Like ‘The Wife,’ Glenn Close Says She’s A Late Bloomer

By Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Glenn Close may be known for playing strong, often ruthless women, but like her long subdued character in "The...
Lebanese pop singer Elissa gestures as she performs at Beirut waterfront

Lebanese Pop Sensation Reveals Breast Cancer Battle in Music Video

BEIRUT (Reuters)  Lebanese pop singer Elissa surprised fans this week by revealing in a new music video that she had overcome breast cancer, raising awareness...
A glass of Vindigo, Mediterranean chardonnay wine, is seen at a beachfront restaurant in Sete

Sacre Bleu! Blue Wine Makes A Splash in Southern France

By Antony Paone SETE, France (Reuters) A glass of blue, sir? It is a question that may dismay purist winemakers in France, where wine is...
College-age students unsure when fertility declines

College-Age Students Unsure When Fertility Declines

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) Most university students may plan to have children in the future, but they also probably overestimate how much time they...
Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy may raise kids' risk of psychiatric disorders

Obesity, Diabetes in Pregnancy May Raise Kids’ Risk of Psychiatric Disorders

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Pregnant women who have both severe obesity and diabetes may be more likely to have children with autism, ADHD and...
Parents' spirituality or religion tied to lower suicide risk in kids

Parents’ Spirituality or Religion Tied to Lower Suicide Risk in Kids

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) Kids are less likely to think about suicide or attempt to kill themselves if religion or spirituality is important to...
Broken bones tied to increased risk of death for up to 10 years

Broken Bones Tied to Increased Risk of Death for Up to 10 Years

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) The increased risk of dying after older adults break a bone is real, long-lasting and it's not limited to hip...
A power-generating windmill turbine is seen at the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm near Amsterdam

Blockchain Firm Soluna to Build 900MW Wind Farm in Morocco: CEO

By Ahmed Eljechtimi RABAT (Reuters) Blockchain company Soluna plans to build a 900-megawatt wind farm to power a computing center in Dakhla in the Morocco-administered...