Society

News and miscellaneous stories on culture, society and our communities. Here, we provide a fresh view on how we live and how we can improve.

No one can win a nuclear war, says nuclear powers

No one can win a nuclear war, according to the world’s largest nuclear power....

NY Governor Kathy Hochul issues pardon to 9 people

NY Governor Kathy Hochul granted pardon to 10 individuals on Friday, the same day...

Italy births fall to 160-year low

The number of births in Italy has fallen to a 160-year low in 2020...

Tyson Foods announces bonuses to workers at its meat plants

Tyson Foods announced this week that it will distribute a total of $50 million...

German police busts massive cocaine gang

German police announced on Tuesday that they had apprehended 14 persons accused of smuggling...

Dogmatic people think more slowly

What characterizes people with a certain worldview? A research team in England has been...

Mindfulness could cause some people to become more self-centered

 In recent years, there has been a lot talk about all the possible positive...

Leisure reading improves verbal skills

Reading, especially leisure or recreational reading, has real benefits for the brain and improves...

In Hong Kong, the transformation of the dead into diamonds is on the rise

The city of Hong Kong is struggling to house its inhabitants, but also its...

Why the US rejects the metric system

Behind the United States’ insistence on driving in miles, drinking coffee in ounces, and...