The polar vortex engulfing the US has left 21 people dead. Here’s why events like this might be getting more common.

AP The polar vortex swept parts of the US Midwest and East Coast this week, forcing millions of Americans to contend with subzero temperatures.  The polar vortex is an area of circulating cold air that rings the planet’s North and South poles. Sometimes that vortex destabilizes, sending surges of Arctic air south. Windchill temperatures were as […]

Vitamin D deficiency: What are the symptoms? A common feeling in your body could be a sign

VITAMIN D deficiency will affect lots of people this winter, as we struggle to get our daily dose of the ‘sunshine vitamin’. Health experts advise everyone take a vitamin D supplement in the winter in order to prevent deficiency. But how do you know if you are deficient? There is one common feeling in the […]

Dubai: Doing this one common holiday activity in the UAE could see you thrown into PRISON

Dubai and the rest of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have very different customs and laws to those in the UK. This is the latest travel advice. The UAE is a Muslim country and the rules crack down on activities that might seem harmless at home in Great Britain. There’s one thing in particular that […]