That cup of coffee you’re drinking right now is doing more than waking you up. Adding to the host of benefits of drinking coffee, a new study from the Krembil Brain Institute reveals that drinking coffee may protect you from developing both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Coffee may just be the world’s best medicine. (EurekAlert.org)
Do you live in a boring state? Job site The Ladders used Department of Labor Statistics data to determine “the most boring states in America for 2018.” They looked at such factors as percentage of the population over the age of 60, percentage of population that is married, number of households with kids, and population density. The results? Congratulations, Idaho. You are the most boring state in the country this year. Hey who said boring is bad?
Here are the Top 10 Most Boring State for 2018:
- South Dakota
Bewitched … According to a new survey, more and more Millennials are ditching religion for witchcraft and astrology. In recent years, the percentage of young adults who “never doubt the existence of God” fell from 81 percent to 67 percent. And while that was happening, businesses that sell psychic services, such as astrology and palm reading, have grown into a $2 billion industry. In the past five years, it seems there’s been a boost in interest in classes and programs involving such things as witchcraft, spell-casting and spirit séances. (MarketWatch)
The holidays are coming … Facebook just announced that it is opening pop-up retail shops in nine Macy’s department stores across the country. According to Facebook, the pop-ups will be bringing “100 of the most-loved small businesses and digital-native brands on Facebook and Instagram into retail stores for the holiday shopping season.” (Fast Company)