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There are more tigers in captivity in the US than in the wild

In recent days the country has been captivated by the search for an escaped tiger in a Houston neighborhood. But the occurrence is not as exotic as one might think. There are more tigers in captivity in the United States than in the wild around the world, experts say. The World Wildlife Fund estimates about…MORE

How processed food drives diet-related diseases

How processed food drives diet-related diseases

As a nutritionist, I have been privy to lot of debate in the nutrition world about which foods keep us healthy and which foods actually cause disease. Different foods offer different nutrient benefits for overall health. And even packaged foods can be enjoyed as part of a healthy diet. “The food industry works diligently to…MORE

People vaccinated against Covid-19 can go without masks indoors and outdoors, CDC says

People vaccinated against Covid-19 can go without masks indoors and outdoors, CDC says

People fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under certain circumstances, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. “If you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing the things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic,”…MORE

Emily Blunt reveals why she had to pass on ‘Black Widow’

Emily Blunt reveals why she had to pass on ‘Black Widow’

Emily Blunt was nearly cast as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in “Black Widow.” The “A Quiet Place” actress said in a recent interview on “The Howard Stern Show” that she was initially in talks to play the role in 2010’s “Iron Man 2,” but that she was was contractually obligated to work on another movie at…MORE

Blursday: How physics can shake you out of your pandemic slump

Blursday: How physics can shake you out of your pandemic slump

Now that we’ve ticked past the one-year mark of Covid-19 safety restrictions, the calendar is scrolling once more through the same holidays that punctuated the early pandemic. Yet again, curtailed Purim and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations teed up a round of socially distant Passover Seders and virtual Nowruz, Easter and Ramadan gatherings. As the seasons…MORE

Prince Harry reveals secret supermarket meeting with Meghan

Prince Harry reveals secret supermarket meeting with Meghan

Prince Harry has spoken about the extent to which he and Meghan tried to keep their burgeoning relationship under wraps, how it felt to grow up in the media spotlight and his new life in the US. The Duke of Sussex was talking to actor Dax Shepard, host of the “Armchair Expert” podcast, in an…MORE