Skip to main content
 

Arby's Gets Into the Meal-Deal War

1 min read

23a35e20d9c59dee3fd08ffbf2831583

Arby's Gets Into the Meal-Deal War


Lifestyle from Newser     •     July 9, 2024, 9:00 pm

It's not quite the five roast beef sandwiches for $5 deal of yore (though that one did resurrect itself briefly in June ), but inflation is real, thin-walleted Americans are sick of...Read more

 

10 Most Costly States for Singles

1 min read

ce4a2d5ecbd5e67e2b1af210c5a01a34

10 Most Costly States for Singles


Lifestyle from Newser     •     July 7, 2024, 2:30 pm

Which is the priciest state to live in if you're single? Massachusetts, according to CNBC . The network broke down new analysis from SmartAsset that looks at costs for different type...Read more

 

Check Out America's Best National Parks

1 min read

9412bb39fc68aeada7e7f3ac06efc47f

Check Out America's Best National Parks


Lifestyle from Newser     •     July 5, 2024, 6:51 pm

What better time to break out the hiking boots than the lazy, hazy days of summer—which may be why the Wall Street Journal has taken the opportunity to point adventurers in t...Read more

 

She Thought He'd Ghosted Her. Not Quite

1 min read

2870ac3734f0024986e33bbe6da741d6

She Thought He'd Ghosted Her. Not Quite


Lifestyle from Newser     •     July 3, 2024, 4:15 pm

Under a Hawaiian sky, Cody Bryant and Haley Woloshen met at a bar, discovered they lived a mile away from each other in California, and ended up spending the evening together, ...Read more

 

This Could Be the World's Next Fast-Food Phenom

1 min read

131f22597d1e8f35581f55c17a0001bb

This Could Be the World's Next Fast-Food Phenom


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 30, 2024, 6:00 pm

The word "onigiri" became part of the Oxford English Dictionary this year, proof that the humble sticky-rice ball and mainstay of Japanese food has entered the global ...Read more

 

She's Shipping Hundreds of LGBTQ+ Books Across the US

1 min read

c3d442b06a5df81f3271784c2c96eab2

She's Shipping Hundreds of LGBTQ+ Books Across the US


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 29, 2024, 3:30 pm

In an increasingly divisive political sphere, Becka Robbins focuses on what she knows best—books. Operating out of a tiny room in Fabulosa Books in San Francis...Read more

 

Writer Decides to Try Some High-End Dog Food

1 min read

efa2835df49de75d746221424a5334b6

Writer Decides to Try Some High-End Dog Food


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 23, 2024, 2:00 pm

Like a lot of Americans these days, writer Ellen Cushing placed an order for gourmet dog food. Unlike a lot of Americans who place such orders, Cushing does not, in fact,...Read more

 

Teen Boys Are Fixating on Their Jawlines

1 min read

09334ce249f6c1480c5ec333ea5d5b43

Teen Boys Are Fixating on Their Jawlines


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 22, 2024, 10:30 am

How social media affects girls' self-image has long been a topic of concern, but now teenage boys seem to be squarely targeted by a trend that focuses above the neckline—s...Read more

 

Brush Up on Gamer Slang or Risk Being an NPC

1 min read

98aa0a34b2b6fa6d0f713cf2e77a69e2

Brush Up on Gamer Slang or Risk Being an NPC


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 20, 2024, 11:35 pm

Phrases like "home run" and "strike out" migrated from baseball to everyday language years ago. The same thing is now happening related to gaming culture, writes linguis...Read more

 

Lipstick Sales Are Up. Some Take That as a Warning

1 min read

f47e855cb066cc2cd0da62028f2ad993

Lipstick Sales Are Up. Some Take That as a Warning


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 16, 2024, 7:15 pm

Makeup sales are up—which, according to a groundhog-shadow-like barometer called the "lipstick index," might spell bad news for the economy. CNN explains that the...Read more

 

'Chipotle Boys' Are Having a Moment

1 min read

a961a9e2fd36759a3873749cec5e86e9

'Chipotle Boys' Are Having a Moment


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 15, 2024, 9:40 pm

Chipotle may have a certain group to thank for helping keep the lights on, and they now have a name: Chipotle Boys. The topic began trending on X when user Jackson McHenry posted ...Read more

 

At This Restaurant, a Table for Anyone Over 30

1 min read

1e3c8053d23b24428c80534b6b265e62

At This Restaurant, a Table for Anyone Over 30


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 15, 2024, 2:00 pm

A new restaurant in Missouri has some strict rules at the door: No one under the age of 30 is allowed inside. KSDK writes that Bliss, an upscale West African and Caribb...Read more

 

Chris Rock, Conan O'Brien, and the Pope Walk Into a Bar...

1 min read

ff41fe047505e5cab0dedeea39519215

Chris Rock, Conan O'Brien, and the Pope Walk Into a Bar...


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 14, 2024, 1:45 pm

Before flying to Italy's southern Puglia region to meet world leaders at the Group of Seven summit, Pope Francis hosted a very different audience at the Vat...Read more

 

16-Time Champ Joey Chestnut Banned From Hot-Dog Eating Contest

1 min read

827be22b0e291b3bd464410caa525046

16-Time Champ Joey Chestnut Banned From Hot-Dog Eating Contest


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 12, 2024, 6:00 am

Joey Chestnut, who's won the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest every 4th of July for the past eight consecutive years, and 16 times overall, is ban...Read more

 

Best, Worst US Cities for Staycations

1 min read

3906cf5c905eb38784ee96481ac72764

Best, Worst US Cities for Staycations


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 10, 2024, 4:30 pm

When it comes to ranking cities for staycations, Orlando appears to have a Disney-shaped advantage. The Florida city is No. 1 out of 182 cities in a new Wallet Hub ranking. The ...Read more

 

Teen Valedictorian Is the 4th in the Family

1 min read

bf74c15c11a5036c19844c767a4a6aa1

Teen Valedictorian Is the 4th in the Family


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 10, 2024, 1:18 pm

Ryleigh Rendina was recently featured in Florida Today 's "Top Scholars" roundup , with goals to major in biomedical engineering and become an emergency veterinarian. The ...Read more

 

Home of the Caviar-Filled Doughnut Tops Best Restaurants

1 min read

99fea21cc111ce6b21574bbec373379e

Home of the Caviar-Filled Doughnut Tops Best Restaurants


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 8, 2024, 3:00 pm

The country to go to eat is ... Spain. Six Spanish restaurants have landed on the 2024 list of the World's 50 Best Restaurants, revealed Wednesday at a ceremon...Read more

 

Shark Attacks Hit Florida Coast, 4 Miles Apart

1 min read

feaa8774ecc930d7a7d6ff43e8d7b7e2

Shark Attacks Hit Florida Coast, 4 Miles Apart


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 8, 2024, 1:00 pm

Three people in Walton County, Florida, were attacked by sharks Friday within a couple of hours of each other, including two teens. South Walton Fire District Chief Ryan...Read more

 

Chipotle CEO's Secret to Getting Bigger Portions Draws Ridicule

1 min read

d9ffb76ec6f9141e44bd7fe84f0a7dfd

Chipotle CEO's Secret to Getting Bigger Portions Draws Ridicule


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 5, 2024, 1:51 pm

Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol sought to calm customer complaints in denying the fast casual restaurant chain had shrunk portion sizes. But his efforts may h...Read more

 

When It Comes to Retirement, a Possible 'Cultural Shift'

1 min read

f3884fba67b5e7728cec82f365f14882

When It Comes to Retirement, a Possible 'Cultural Shift'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     June 1, 2024, 10:30 am

Less than a decade ago, the percentage of Americans who anticipated they'd work past age 62 hovered close to 60%. Now, that figure comes in at less than half:...Read more

 

Trend Alert: Sweatpants Jeans Are a Thing Now

1 min read

ab8a79c277b66a32264787d852887e96

Trend Alert: Sweatpants Jeans Are a Thing Now


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 31, 2024, 1:29 pm

Comfy is in, according to the Wall Street Journal , as jean-printed sweatpants are hitting shelves, and not in an ironic way. Writer Rory Satran notes that the comparison...Read more

 

This Is the Best City in America to Raise a Family

1 min read

8462e1ce05f70c85d2baf0e0af4a2b79

This Is the Best City in America to Raise a Family


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 28, 2024, 7:26 pm

Finding the best place to settle down with kids is dependent on a bunch of factors, with those factors prioritized differently for each family. To expedite the big d...Read more

 

Bishops 'Shocked' at Word the Pope Used in a Meeting

1 min read

9399f977b2ba1e52f1bc423cb4b20d84

Bishops 'Shocked' at Word the Pope Used in a Meeting


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 28, 2024, 1:49 pm

Pope Francis has been more publicly welcoming of the LGBTQ+ community than his predecessors, but according to Italian media, his language behind closed doors cause...Read more

 

Amazon Has Officially Co-Opted the Name Alexa

1 min read

74040dbfd262cbeaad2fabeefb1a370d

Amazon Has Officially Co-Opted the Name Alexa


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 25, 2024, 3:00 pm

Where did all the Alexas go? Sherwood News asked this question after OpenAI announced its new ChatGPT-4o voice assistant (which doesn't go by Scarlett, but sure does soun...Read more

 

Canadian Redditors Revolt Over Grocery Chain's Gouging

1 min read

1c7649b25c1b1a2bf2d7a1534f39fb4f

Canadian Redditors Revolt Over Grocery Chain's Gouging


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 25, 2024, 10:45 pm

When you're pushing a cart through the grocery store, the effects of inflation can be seen down nearly every aisle. But a group of Redditors in Canada is callin...Read more

 

Beloved Dog of Internet's 'Doge' Meme Has Died

1 min read

e0d0e420e4005ae081f1a1f40e373501

Beloved Dog of Internet's 'Doge' Meme Has Died


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 24, 2024, 3:10 pm

Kabosu, the beloved Shiba Inu behind the "doge" meme, has passed on to that great puppy paradise in the sky. That's per a blog post by the pet's owner, kindergarten teac...Read more

 

Precious Moments Artist 'Never Took the Credit'

1 min read

ed028f5ec7f7cec36e0da3745a8a8035

Precious Moments Artist 'Never Took the Credit'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 24, 2024, 11:45 am

Sam Butcher, the artist who created the Precious Moments figurines depicting angelic teardrop-eyed children, has died. He was 85. The company said in a Facebook post t...Read more

 

Reese's Sued Over Candy That Isn't as Cool as Promised

1 min read

21a09907c0852705d25bec82106c3236

Reese's Sued Over Candy That Isn't as Cool as Promised


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 23, 2024, 7:30 am

Once again, the Hershey Company is being sued by consumers who feel its products aren't living up to what's promised on the packaging. This time, it's four peopl...Read more

 

Nordstrom Scion Dies at 90

1 min read

83806bdbbb82ed7e277f69399e7134fa

Nordstrom Scion Dies at 90


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 20, 2024, 4:26 pm

Bruce Nordstrom, a retail executive who helped expand his family's Pacific Northwest department store chain into an upscale national brand, has died. Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. said its f...Read more

 

Steamy Love Letters Found in Wall Take a Twisty Turn

1 min read

8d8166d1ab9e48d82f28de6e89cd76fd

Steamy Love Letters Found in Wall Take a Twisty Turn


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 19, 2024, 8:55 pm

When Joanna Meade's contractor opened up the walls of her 1910 Baltimore home during a bathroom renovation, out came a tin box painted with golden stripes. Inside ...Read more

 

OnlyFans Has a 'Murky Yet Vital' Secret

1 min read

457ce40ab46e299d35422228b712675c

OnlyFans Has a 'Murky Yet Vital' Secret


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 19, 2024, 1:33 pm

OnlyFans subscribers who cherish their one-on-one relationships with personalities on the site might want to consider the math problem involved here: The thriving platform has ...Read more

 

Woman's Controversial Death Wish Is Finally Granted

1 min read

098d8894fa7d559557481c6764af68fb

Woman's Controversial Death Wish Is Finally Granted


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 16, 2024, 4:03 pm

For nearly four years, Zoraya ter Beek has been patiently biding her time, going through the laborious process in the Netherlands to get the green light for an assi...Read more

 

Meet This Year's Westminster Winner

1 min read

9f4affc8677cc06a2681a493acf349a0

Meet This Year's Westminster Winner


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 15, 2024, 6:00 am

For a last hurrah, it was a Sage decision. A miniature poodle named Sage won the top prize Tuesday night at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, in what veteran handler Kaz Hosaka...Read more

 

Bumble Tries to Appeal to 'Frustrated' Customers, Has to Apologize

1 min read

a318a015d614f153862778405b993b8e

Bumble Tries to Appeal to 'Frustrated' Customers, Has to Apologize


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 14, 2024, 12:11 pm

Dating app Bumble got stung after running billboard ads that appeared to sneer at celibacy as an alternative to meeting people online. On Monday, th...Read more

 

Will These 2 Baby Names Ever Leave the No. 1 Spot?

1 min read

453ddc3ea7971a87b97aafe7bcf03edb

Will These 2 Baby Names Ever Leave the No. 1 Spot?


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 13, 2024, 1:55 pm

Nearly 21,000 baby boys born in the US last year were named Liam, while more than 15,000 girls were announced as Olivias—the two names that have been bestowed upon...Read more

 

Those Studies Saying Moderate Drinking Has Benefits? Forget 'Em

1 min read

31220f46752fe895affe6a1a00d02031

Those Studies Saying Moderate Drinking Has Benefits? Forget 'Em


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 11, 2024, 10:05 pm

It's wine time. Beer Thirty. Happy hour. Five o'clock somewhere. Maybe it's also time to rethink drinking? Moderate drinking was once thought to have b...Read more

 

Guess Which US City Loves Its Dogs the Most

1 min read

bf269cbb8e508e08f83c3394cfcea25c

Guess Which US City Loves Its Dogs the Most


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 10, 2024, 6:10 pm

Want to know where America's dogs are "living their best lives"? Zillow and BARK have looked at the data and found that Dallas ranks No. 1 among the US' most "dog-obsessed"...Read more

 

Apple: Sorry About That Ad Where We Crushed All Creativity

1 min read

979ae5d48b770dd7a5d22ef59f935639

Apple: Sorry About That Ad Where We Crushed All Creativity


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 10, 2024, 1:31 pm

Apple's newest ad, showing the destruction of all things creative to create an iPad Pro, "struck a nerve online," with one critic noting, per the AP : "This ...Read more

 

Apple Gets an Earful About iPad Commercial

1 min read

01b7c33cbd9db549982d0ecda15d78a3

Apple Gets an Earful About iPad Commercial


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 9, 2024, 12:30 am

A new Apple commercial has upset those who don't see creativity as a zero-sum game. The ad features an industrial press crushing a series of objects that create and reflect ...Read more

 

Panic Room Maker Says Business Is Hot: 'People Are Scared to Death'

1 min read

bdb29b61b9c42287b8406b8351440e6c

Panic Room Maker Says Business Is Hot: 'People Are Scared to Death'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 7, 2024, 2:30 pm

Worried about how November is going to go, or if Civil War the movie might come to fruition in real life? Talk to Bill Rigdon, whose company Building...Read more

 

Bar That Shows Only Women's Sports Is Going Nationwide

1 min read

51b214fdc84b167e5e47dc75d5ebdb0e

Bar That Shows Only Women's Sports Is Going Nationwide


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 6, 2024, 12:41 pm

On a recent weeknight at this bar in northeast Portland, fans downed pints and burgers as college women's lacrosse and beach volleyball matches played on big-scr...Read more

 

Airbnb Is Really Getting Creative Now

1 min read

0d71f9bec3f7170ef515ab15b5e657ab

Airbnb Is Really Getting Creative Now


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 2, 2024, 10:50 pm

Airbnb isn't content with growing from a couch-surfing business to a multibillion-dollar company with 7.7 million listings worldwide. It's now offering what it calls "the most ex...Read more

 

Dave & Buster's Just Made Things a Bit More Interesting

1 min read

b95b1e94cea1af93ae5476d9e6c622d3

Dave & Buster's Just Made Things a Bit More Interesting


Lifestyle from Newser     •     May 1, 2024, 4:10 pm

Dave & Buster's is embracing betting. The arcade and restaurant chain has partnered with gamification services provider Lucra to allow loyalty members to...Read more

 

3 Stats Illustrate Challenges of Modern Grocery Shopping

1 min read

daaeea1ff2894d7d404ed22d59601988

3 Stats Illustrate Challenges of Modern Grocery Shopping


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 30, 2024, 1:14 pm

A story in the Wall Street Journal explores how people are coping with high grocery prices, and the piece is captured in a few stats: Grocery prices are up 2...Read more

 

A Booming New Sideline: the 'Empty-Nest Coach'

1 min read

2810ef27c0403c75406eff7d561cc283

A Booming New Sideline: the 'Empty-Nest Coach'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 28, 2024, 6:05 pm

In the age of helicopter parenting, coming in for a smooth landing as kids get older and leave home is a rougher ride for some. Enter the "empty-nest coach." Per Axios...Read more

 

Town Makes 'Regrettable' Move on Mount Fuji

1 min read

04eea57f479fb8ffe3f4940250eea803

Town Makes 'Regrettable' Move on Mount Fuji


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 26, 2024, 9:20 pm

"Let's go see Mt. Fuji." That's the excited declaration that flashes briefly across the screen on the tourism website for the Japanese town of Fujikawaguchiko, nestled in...Read more

 

Marathon Runner Sipped 25 Glasses of Wine

1 min read

05ba9a9f3f7a9adb046d1bea2b1cc113

Marathon Runner Sipped 25 Glasses of Wine


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 24, 2024, 6:55 pm

Running a marathon might seem daunting enough, but running a marathon while sipping 25 glasses of wine? Such is the rather dubious (or admirable) achievement of 52-year-old...Read more

 

This Snack at NOLA Venue May Make You Squeamish

1 min read

9e583d554fc39f9ac2f6fb55b33ce62f

This Snack at NOLA Venue May Make You Squeamish


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 22, 2024, 2:40 pm

As the nation prepares for trillions of red-eyed bugs known as periodical cicadas to emerge, it's worth noting that they're not just annoying, noisy pests—if prepar...Read more

 

They Hide Smoking From Their Kids. Few Have Any Plans to Stop

1 min read

6ef9946a90f271789530f92201ea2026

They Hide Smoking From Their Kids. Few Have Any Plans to Stop


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 21, 2024, 7:05 pm

Their kids don't know. Often their friends don't know. Sometimes even their husbands don't know: These are, as the Cut puts it, "the moms who smoke in s...Read more

 

He Wanted to 'Forget' His Life, Until He Got a Diagnosis

1 min read

c8e74a6044a6e82869511f70cad7d1ac

He Wanted to 'Forget' His Life, Until He Got a Diagnosis


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 21, 2024, 2:30 pm

John Paul Scotto has become obsessed with many things—among them internet poker, drinking, and movies—and one of those movies was Eternal Sunshine of the...Read more

 

Shein Brings Fast Fashion to New Extremes

1 min read

93b28a1ee5ba13e0cac8e4e6d5fc16d5

Shein Brings Fast Fashion to New Extremes


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 20, 2024, 10:30 am

Quick, name the most-Googled clothing brand on the planet. As Nicole Lipman explains in the Guardian , the answer is Shein, a retailer founded in China that has become a j...Read more

 

353 Ballerinas Break a Record at the Plaza Hotel

1 min read

0629c381db67e729a87f35dac35430e4

353 Ballerinas Break a Record at the Plaza Hotel


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 18, 2024, 4:06 pm

Hundreds of young dancers in white tutus and tightly coiffed hair gathered in New York's Plaza Hotel on Wednesday to break the world record for dancing on pointe in ...Read more

 

In 'Diner Capital of the World,' 150 Have Shut Down

1 min read

d032a71ad4f78a6df8e0f9ace8d537d7

In 'Diner Capital of the World,' 150 Have Shut Down


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 13, 2024, 7:20 pm

If all-night diners aren't one of the first images that come to mind when you envision New Jersey, then you're probably not a local. "I'm sure people in other sta...Read more

 

Amid Climate Change, This Fruit May Get Its Moment

1 min read

ce0208521ce95e4aa1467fa9c74335dc

Amid Climate Change, This Fruit May Get Its Moment


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 7, 2024, 4:50 pm

Breadfruit is hardly a staple of the American diet, but aficionado Zoë Schlanger at the Atlantic wonders if that will change soon enough. The trees grow in tropica...Read more

 

Transgender Christians Slam 'Hurtful' New Vatican Document

1 min read

edd6ef10c69ca721824304ea6301600b

Transgender Christians Slam 'Hurtful' New Vatican Document


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 8, 2024, 11:47 am

The Vatican on Monday declared gender-affirming surgery and surrogacy as grave threats to human dignity, putting them on par with abortion and euthanasia a...Read more

 

Missing Dog Has 'Tale That Hollywood Would Love to Tell'

1 min read

ba8f9606c5210cd1aef5d58bf44d2dd3

Missing Dog Has 'Tale That Hollywood Would Love to Tell'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 5, 2024, 4:30 pm

A dog missing in California since the summer turned up more than 2,300 miles away in suburban Detroit. Police in Harper Woods, Michigan, responded to a call a...Read more

 

Levi's Is Getting a Beyonce Boost

1 min read

d6703191c4c51f7189b52a9b954b8c23

Levi's Is Getting a Beyonce Boost


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 5, 2024, 11:53 am

Levi Strauss & Co. reported a year-on-year drop in first-quarter sales this week but its share price still surged more than 12% Thursday—and analysts say it was partly due to...Read more

 

Charles Opens Queen's Beloved Castle for (Pricey) Tours

1 min read

a125be737c0ccba2eb2986ee2fd9303d

Charles Opens Queen's Beloved Castle for (Pricey) Tours


Lifestyle from Newser     •     April 4, 2024, 11:30 am

The chance to peer inside the place where Queen Elizabeth II died proved too much a temptation this week as the first public tours inside Balmoral Castle sold...Read more

 

We May Have to Rethink Foreign-Language Classes

1 min read

878be7542311e5a37483e6422ba4037b

We May Have to Rethink Foreign-Language Classes


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 31, 2024, 8:20 pm

In an essay at the Atlantic , Louise Matsakis laments what appears to be a swift decline in the study of foreign languages in school. Enrollment in such courses is do...Read more

 

Married People More Likely to Be 'Thriving': Poll

1 min read

c9c885edddc074c704bb08f884107ce2

Married People More Likely to Be 'Thriving': Poll


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 31, 2024, 1:25 pm

Even if your spouse annoys you at times, you may want to take a moment to appreciate them in light of a recent Gallup poll that finds married people are significant...Read more

 

The King of Easter Candy Is No Bunny

1 min read

a1247700547b579a9f77979e431a2c8c

The King of Easter Candy Is No Bunny


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 28, 2024, 5:46 pm

Think Easter candy, and marshmallow Peeps and chocolate bunnies likely come to mind. But that's not primarily what ends up in shoppers' carts. Reese's Peanut Butter Eggs were th...Read more

 

In Thailand, a First for Same-Sex Marriage

1 min read

d48b2448207e54c82021138b01d071ee

In Thailand, a First for Same-Sex Marriage


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 27, 2024, 3:41 pm

The first big step to giving the legal green light to same-sex marriage in Thailand is complete. The New York Times reports that the nation's House of Representatives "ove...Read more

 

New Jersey Maple Syrup: You Got a Problem With That?

1 min read

3c22cf1712f8dce12e8f7d678142d4a7

New Jersey Maple Syrup: You Got a Problem With That?


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 25, 2024, 9:51 pm

Welcome to New Jersey, known around the world for Tony Soprano, Turnpike tolls, and ... maple syrup? If a university in the state's south has its way, the sticky...Read more

 

Think Twice Before You Pass on Walking Your Dog

1 min read

c5b8de36f0bf7fd925e1b8f7b94ec537

Think Twice Before You Pass on Walking Your Dog


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 24, 2024, 5:50 pm

Think skipping a walk is no big deal for your dog? Think again. Though some days it may be tempting to simply let your dog out into the yard for fresh air, Kelly Cona...Read more

 

World Happiness Report Is Sad Reading

1 min read

fa7e305ebb86cfe14c36a7f16a483c9e

World Happiness Report Is Sad Reading


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 21, 2024, 5:13 pm

The latest World Happiness Report is out and it doesn't paint a happy picture for young people in the West. The US, ranked No. 15 for happiness last year, has dropped eight pla...Read more

 

Banksy's Latest Mural Lasted 3 Days Untouched

1 min read

3777c79854c67ef82be9cc0e9062f4b9

Banksy's Latest Mural Lasted 3 Days Untouched


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 21, 2024, 12:17 pm

A new Banksy mural in north London is harder to steal than some of his work—but it turned out to be too easy to vandalize. The mural, featuring green paint on the wa...Read more

 

Banksy's Latest May Be a Bit Harder to Steal

1 min read

c9831b1c9e20973ea04bc5c8c5b2cf16

Banksy's Latest May Be a Bit Harder to Steal


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 18, 2024, 6:13 pm

A new Banksy mural drew crowds to a London street on Monday, even before the elusive graffiti artist confirmed that the work was his. The artwork in the Finsbury Park ne...Read more

 

Candymakers Would Really Like You to Chew Gum Again

1 min read

233ff6848a6765341fbfc9dd6956d57d

Candymakers Would Really Like You to Chew Gum Again


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 17, 2024, 8:15 pm

Candy companies want to know: What will make Americans start chewing gum again? Gum's bubble burst during the COVID-19 pandemic, when masks and social distancing ...Read more

 

$2.99 Trader Joe's Totes Going for a Lot More on eBay

1 min read

1924bdf8dbc0bf7c5fa8dd252b4a9b9e

$2.99 Trader Joe's Totes Going for a Lot More on eBay


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 16, 2024, 8:45 pm

The newest viral collectable is a humble canvas tote bag from Trader Joe's that can fit about a dozen apples inside. And like its older must-have sibling, the S...Read more

 

Scientists Urge French to Cut Down on Frog Legs

1 min read

c2eb84ac93361593c655794ca569a638

Scientists Urge French to Cut Down on Frog Legs


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 16, 2024, 12:45 pm

Hundreds of concerned scientists are asking French President Emmanuel Macron to put the brakes on a very French custom: eating frog legs. The open letter , signed by...Read more

 

More People Moved to One Florida County Than Any Other in 2023

1 min read

3d9779c7149f27a084057b52c726bd87

More People Moved to One Florida County Than Any Other in 2023


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 14, 2024, 6:28 pm

More people moved to a county rich with citrus groves located between two of Florida's most populous metro areas than to any other county in the US las...Read more

 

Settlement Clears Up Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill

1 min read

a20519f210f9cd0bde92ba4c7aa8be6f

Settlement Clears Up Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 12, 2024, 1:44 pm

Students and teachers can discuss sexual orientation and gender identity in Florida classrooms, provided it's not part of instruction, under a settlement reached ...Read more

 

Disneyland Looking to Make Big Changes

1 min read

ce8bd0784531dc13b5ff2b29d821903f

Disneyland Looking to Make Big Changes


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 11, 2024, 12:31 pm

Walking through the frosty, snow-covered hamlet of Arendelle from Frozen or the bustling, critter-filled metropolis of Zootopia might be possible one day for visitors to Disn...Read more

 

Skiing Plus Rodeo = Wild Sport of 'Skijoring'

1 min read

ea8697ccfd13e5cd34027246c2dd2a51

Skiing Plus Rodeo = Wild Sport of 'Skijoring'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 9, 2024, 5:30 pm

Nick Burri clicks into his ski bindings, squats to stretch his knees, and scans the snowy racecourse. Moments later, he's zipping past a series of gates at high speed an...Read more

 

Doritos Now Has Its Own Bud Light-Style Drama

1 min read

a3ae53ff9d2ac1099b537b325b203f09

Doritos Now Has Its Own Bud Light-Style Drama


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 7, 2024, 8:00 am

Doritos has ended a collaboration with a trans influencer after the snack brand faced a boycott related to her hiring. Doritos Spain ran an ad featuring Samantha Hudson,...Read more

 

As Olympics Loom, Eyes on France's Mystery 'Invader'

1 min read

5cab4feb7e43525088b1259644a416bc

As Olympics Loom, Eyes on France's Mystery 'Invader'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 5, 2024, 1:33 pm

For the Paris Olympics, it could almost be a new sport: Score points by hunting down mosaics that a mystery artist who calls himself "Invader" has cemented to wal...Read more

 

34K+ Big Macs and Counting: Guy Is Still Eating Them

1 min read

3670cafee160845eaf8a84dc1e3db561

34K+ Big Macs and Counting: Guy Is Still Eating Them


Lifestyle from Newser     •     March 1, 2024, 6:06 pm

Two years ago, Don Gorske hit a taste bud-teasing milestone: a half-century of scarfing down Big Macs almost every day. Now, the Wisconsin man can claim even more...Read more

 

This Is the Happiest City in America

1 min read

c7e8963acf997ae01753ef062d80fd8a

This Is the Happiest City in America


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 27, 2024, 8:26 pm

Looking for a bit of cheer amid winter's gloom? Some cities offer more of a pick-me-up than others, with a positive outlook, strong community, financial security, and overall...Read more

 

For Those Turning 65, a Very Different Golden Years Await

1 min read

2798f8fc147a31d994eb451624106bf1

For Those Turning 65, a Very Different Golden Years Await


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 25, 2024, 11:00 pm

This year, we'll be donning birthday hats for more people turning 65 in the US than at any other time in history, in what the AARP is calling the "silve...Read more

 

Big Hair Is Having a Big Moment

1 min read

0a9792361147785e7f8bc2b27b769d2f

Big Hair Is Having a Big Moment


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 24, 2024, 9:45 pm

From Miley Cyrus' lioness mane on the Grammys stage to Kylie Jenner's recent runway bouffant , big hair is having a bit of a moment. The Guardian calls the trend the antithesis of...Read more

 

With Sickly Sales, Beyond Meat Rolls Out a Healthier Burger

1 min read

64f095156bce3227efd028756e8a7896

With Sickly Sales, Beyond Meat Rolls Out a Healthier Burger


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 21, 2024, 5:05 pm

Beyond Meat is revamping its signature plant-based burger, hoping that healthier ingredients will help it boost flagging US sales. The company based in...Read more

 

YouTuber Ruby Franke Sentenced for Child Abuse

1 min read

eb159d1780bf674de140320d2fa93785

YouTuber Ruby Franke Sentenced for Child Abuse


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 20, 2024, 8:00 pm

YouTube celeb Ruby Franke and business partner Jodi Hildebrandt were each sentenced Tuesday to serve at least four years and as many as 60 years in prison over chil...Read more

 

This City Is the Biggest Slacker in America

1 min read

8d98f57ba1e93fe9bbce00d2b46d37f2

This City Is the Biggest Slacker in America


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 19, 2024, 9:34 pm

If you're itching to work hard toward that elusive American dream, there are some US cities that are waiting for you with open arms and rolled-up sleeves. WalletHub wa...Read more

 

The Happiest People Tend to Be Married

1 min read

40680ca22a533043150b1fa6a7e59173

The Happiest People Tend to Be Married


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 18, 2024, 11:15 pm

Disgruntled television husbands like Archie Bunker and Al Bundy didn't paint the picture of marital bliss, but data suggests they were in the minority. In fact, married pe...Read more

 

We Need to Stop Keeping DV Shelters Under Wraps

1 min read

50effef0fb0243421f0014d3f38d0318

We Need to Stop Keeping DV Shelters Under Wraps


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 17, 2024, 4:45 pm

Shelters that domestic violence victims flee to have historically been shrouded in secrecy, ostensibly to keep victims safe from their abusers. But Rachel Louise S...Read more

 

Here Are the Most, Least Educated States in America

1 min read

89f160cf2dd0e70e8b864ba9af498372

Here Are the Most, Least Educated States in America


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 16, 2024, 11:00 pm

If your mantra is "surround yourself with people smarter than you are," some US states may be a better bet than others, per WalletHub , which looked at the da...Read more

 

Dating Apps Turn Users Into 'Compulsive' 'Addicts': Lawsuit

1 min read

b7dcd2772d96706a940eae55b8116c0c

Dating Apps Turn Users Into 'Compulsive' 'Addicts': Lawsuit


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 15, 2024, 7:13 pm

Stuck in a dating app loop with no date in sight? A lawsuit filed Wednesday against Match Group claims that's by design. As the AP reports, Tinder, Hin...Read more

 

Best, Worst States for Singles

1 min read

0dadbb77e78c60531f8c9a15777fb1da

Best, Worst States for Singles


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 14, 2024, 11:55 pm

Single on Valentine's Day? If you're looking for love, you might be better off in another state, according to Wallethub . The site ranked the states using indicators including the...Read more

 

Fatal Gender Reveal Stunt Leads to Jail Time

1 min read

5c55fba48adba4c0f2e3420f2b33ed04

Fatal Gender Reveal Stunt Leads to Jail Time


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 13, 2024, 5:51 pm

A man whose family's gender reveal photo shoot sparked a Southern California wildfire that killed a firefighter in 2020 has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter...Read more

 

Opinion: Nextdoor Isn't the Neighborly App We Thought

1 min read

23658c239a349da7fd947ed7ac3836c0

Opinion: Nextdoor Isn't the Neighborly App We Thought


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 10, 2024, 6:45 pm

Imagine a friendly app where neighbors could check in on each other, offer sugar and eggs, and talk about pertinent area issues. Perhaps that was the origina...Read more

 

These Experts Warn of a 'House of Cards' on the Slopes

1 min read

4ec1de5962719eced61da7b1aaa99039

These Experts Warn of a 'House of Cards' on the Slopes


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 10, 2024, 9:25 pm

Avalanche safety specialists say their job has become more difficult in recent years as climate change brings extreme weather, and surging numbers of skiers...Read more

 

The Buzziest Super Bowl Ads So Far

1 min read

5245016db0083524c34bf6f6c32ac83e

The Buzziest Super Bowl Ads So Far


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 7, 2024, 6:00 pm

If you watch the Super Bowl for the commercials, you no longer have to wait until the big game to see what advertisers have in store. Many companies pre-release ads in hopes of ...Read more

 

They Placed 180 Bets on 49ers Before the Season Even Started

1 min read

eba9e4fbf3a13f75366c0d174d11f99d

They Placed 180 Bets on 49ers Before the Season Even Started


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 8, 2024, 6:40 pm

At their wedding in September, Matt and Jessica Grime chose to convey their love for the San Francisco 49ers with their party favor. The South Lake Tah...Read more

 

America's Most Sinful States

1 min read

227b6820ec23faff70c6920999474d59

America's Most Sinful States


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 7, 2024, 10:25 pm

We all know where Sin City is, but what about taking that sinning excellence to a state level? WalletHub does just that via a "vice index" that's based on 55 key indicators in five m...Read more

 

Nextdoor Isn't the Neighborly App We Thought

1 min read

a524a4a7c0ed6045a8066f01f1167973

Nextdoor Isn't the Neighborly App We Thought


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 6, 2024, 3:12 pm

Imagine a friendly app where neighbors could check in on each other, offer sugar and eggs, and talk about pertinent area issues. Perhaps that was the original intent o...Read more

 

Local Bar Have Smaller Glasses? You'll Drink Less

1 min read

dfe3f4eb9b890a838d64d7d183b97715

Local Bar Have Smaller Glasses? You'll Drink Less


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 4, 2024, 11:00 pm

Bars with large wine glasses may encourage more drinking, a new study found, but this doesn't necessarily bring in greater profits. In an effort to understand ho...Read more

 

Young Adults Choosing Sleep Over Late-Night Partying

1 min read

887642772f0981f366e2b7a53bf9aeb7

Young Adults Choosing Sleep Over Late-Night Partying


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 4, 2024, 2:10 pm

Gen-Zers and younger millennials are skipping wild nights out in order to catch up on their Zs. According to the Wall Street Journal , data from several source...Read more

 

Punxsutawney Phil Makes His Prediction

1 min read

f308abf2d2d7c09a9a63f344644e2218

Punxsutawney Phil Makes His Prediction


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 2, 2024, 12:47 pm

It's Groundhog Day—again—and Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring. The country's most famous groundhog emerged from his den Friday and did not see his shadow...Read more

 

Go for the Latte, Stay for This Guy

1 min read

5a9b7bb52a03432241426f64e46b7d44

Go for the Latte, Stay for This Guy


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 30, 2024, 6:55 pm

First there were cafes that allowed pets. Then came cat cafes, where lattes took second place to feline interaction. The latest craze in Japan: The pig cafe. "It was wonderful...Read more

 

Say Farewell to a Streaming Era

1 min read

660794ac44442c19fc7bc414cc889076

Say Farewell to a Streaming Era


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 30, 2024, 7:30 am

The age of the ad-free streaming service (for no additional subscription cost) is essentially over: As expected , on Monday ads were introduced to Amazon's Prime Video streaming se...Read more