Travel to Canada is on the rise again. Because of Chinese tourists. China is now the second biggest source of tourists. The U.K. has dropped a spot. The U.S. is still Canada’s largest source of tourists.
Women are becoming more adventurous travellers—and doing it alone.
- Solo female travel, on the whole, is on the rise. And women tend to be more adventurous than men in regards to international travel.
Migrants rescued from the Mediterranean and turned away by Italy and Malta have arrived in Spain. Thank you Spain.
A travel writer raised in Yugoslavia goes back to search for her lost country two decades after it fell apart.
Inside the facility where Kodak brings film back to life.
Why did I go into my bedroom? Forgetting why you entered a room is called the “Doorway Effect”.
A recently published psychological study concluded that people’s opinion of themselves increases after they practice yoga and meditation.
A new study ranks US states in order of psychopathy.
- Connecticut wins the dubious award, followed by California, New Jersey, New York, Wyoming, and Maine.
Murphy also included the District of Columbia in his research, and found it had a psychopathy level far higher than any other state. But this finding is an outlier, as Murphy notes, as it’s an entirely urban area and cannot be fairly compared with larger, more geographically diverse, US states. That said, as Murphy notes, “The presence of psychopaths in District of Columbia is consistent with the conjecture found in Murphy (2016) that psychopaths are likely to be effective in the political sphere.”
Google is training machines to predict when a patient will die.
Instagram’s wannabe-stars are driving luxury hotels crazy – Do we live in an age where everyone thinks they are wonderful and shouldn’t need to earn their way?
World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder‘ as mental health condition.
1812: The U.S. declares war on the United Kingdom. Following President James Madison’s recommendation, Congress declared war on Great Britain in response to the forced induction of American sailors into service with the Royal Navy, and ongoing British support for Aboriginal peoples on the American frontier.
1964: Bill 16 granted women in Québec the legal ability to act independently of their husbands, that is, to make decisions without their husband’s approval.
1983: Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space.
1990: Nelson Mandela addresses the Canadian Parliament, only four months after he is released from prison.