A New Zealand man has been trying to find homes for 1,000 chickens after accidentally buying them for about a dollar on an auction website. Steve Morrow, from Hamilton, bought the chickens Continue reading New Zealand Man Buys 1,000 Chickens by Accident
Microsoft Japan tested three-day weekends in August 2019, giving its 2,300 employees an extra day off Continue reading Microsoft Japan Tests 3-Day Weekend, Sales Rise 40%
Research suggests that eating a healthy diet may help fight depression and anxiety. A 2017 study in Australia found that patients with depression who were given advice to help them eat a better Continue reading Healthy Diet May Help Fight Depression and Anxiety
Researchers at McGill University in Canada have found that plastic tea bags release billions of tiny “microplastics” and “nanoplastics”: tiny particles more than 750 times smaller than the width of a human hair. The researchers Continue reading Tea Bags Release Billions of Microplastics, Study Finds
Every day, hundreds of monkeys used to visit a zoo in southern Japan. But since spring, tourists have been finding a sign that says, Continue reading Monkeys Go ‘On Strike’ at Japanese Zoo.
Japanese has borrowed words from many languages. Some Japanese words come from Portuguese, Dutch, French, German, Russian, Continue reading English Words Have Different Meanings in Japanese.
Are you the person at picnics that mosquitoes love to bite? Do you always smell like insect repellent? If so, the good news is you’re Continue reading Why Mosquitoes Always Bite You.
A new study by Thorax has found that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, may be more harmful than previously Continue reading E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful Than We Think.
It is well known that not getting enough sleep can increase your risk of developing serious health problems such Continue reading Foods for a Better Night’s Sleep.
Everyone knows that losing weight is hard – but keeping it off once you do can be even more difficult. Thankfully, New Zealand dietitian Continue reading Tips for Staying at a Healthy Weight.