One thing more reliable than Harry Potter's Expelliarmus spell is that a new book by J.K. Rowling featuring the boy wizard will top the bestseller lists in Australia. JK Rowling was the top-selling author in ...

John Green is expanding the Vlogbrothers empire. The Fault in Our Stars author, who recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of his channel Vlogbrothers with brother Hank Green, has started chronicling his fitness ...

Dating fatigue is real. Especially when you’re going to the same old bars, having the same old drinks. That’s why dating experts recommend keeping the first meetup interesting, if for no other reason than to have a ...

College-educated millennial women shouldn’t blame themselves for being single. Apparently, there just aren’t enough available men. According to a US Census poll, there are 107 million unmarried Americans as of ...

THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 -- Everybody believes running can leave you sore and swollen, right? Well, a new study suggests running might actually reduce inflammation in joints. "It flies in the face of intuition," said ...

WASHINGTON -- A climatic quirk seems to be slightly shielding the U.S. coast during busy hurricane seasons, often weakening major storms just as they approach America’s beaches, a new study finds. That could help ...

Stress can make humans turn prematurely gray and now there's evidence our four-legged furry companions may suffer a similar fate. Young dogs that are anxious or impulsive are more likely to have a gray muzzle than their ...

American author Overby untraceable two years after he went missing Had gone to Afghanistan to interview Haqqani, write book on conflict PESHAWAR: There is still no word about the whereabouts of an American author Paul ...

(Photo: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images) Are there reasons we have not built rocket launch pads in high altitude places such as Colorado? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling ...

“The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story” (Grand Central Publishing), by Douglas Preston To pigeonhole Douglas Preston a true-crime author is a gross understatement of his skills as a writer. Yes, his many ...

If we could start from scratch, how would we design the U.S. government? Would we preserve the electoral college, the 18th-century creation that is so controversial today? Would we keep the Senate or the Supreme Court? ...

Medical students are at a higher risk of suffering mental illness compared to their peers studying other courses, a study has shown. They are also more likely to suffer from depression, stress and burnout in their ...

As coming-of-age movies go, “A Monster Calls” is a uniquely gloomy experience. Young Conor O’Malley has a dad who moved 5,000 miles away, a mother who is dying of cancer and a giant tree creature that visits him ...

Climate change will cause billions of dollars in damage to roads, buildings, airports, railroads and pipeline infrastructure in Alaska, particularly if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, a new study found. The ...

(Reuters Health) - A new study is shedding light on the risk of heart attack, stroke and death among patients who are hospitalized for surgery that doesn’t involve the heart.These complications occur in 1 in 33 - or ...

TUESDAY, Jan. 3, 2017 -- The United States' comfortable standard of living makes a large-scale outbreak of Zika virus unlikely, a new scientific paper suggests. Exposure to mosquitoes in the United States is limited by ...

There is no denying the fact that Akshay Kumar is one of the busiest stars of Bollywood and the 49-year-old actor's latest social media posts are a proof of that. On the first day of the year, the superstar, who is ...

(Reuters Health) - Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly 50,000 Swedish military conscripts.“Extensive tobacco ...

For dinosaurs, hatching eggs was a long-term commitment.A nest pinned the parents down to the spot where the eggs were laid. As long as they were incubating their eggs, they couldn't venture off in search of food or to ...

TUESDAY, Jan. 3, 2017 -- New research suggests that people with Parkinson's disease may achieve better and more reliable motor control by taking an experimental drug called opicapone alongside the standard medication ...