Russia is down to a single female cosmonaut, and she may never fly

Enlarge / Russia’s newest class of cosmonauts is all male. (credit: Roscosmos) The Russian space program gets a lot of credit for flying the first woman in space. In fact, the Soviet Union flew the first two women: Valentina Tereshkova in 1963 and Svetlana Savitskaya in 1982. NASA waited until the space shuttle era before […]

There’s a sea change coming for the $1 billion marijuana-based industry you’ve never heard of — here are the latest products it’s turning up in

Erin Brodwin / Business Insider A small but blossoming corner of the marijuana industry is set for a boom.  Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a marijuana compound that has been linked to a range of potential health benefits but does not get you high. The roughly $ 1 billion CBD industry is already shifting into high gear, […]

Pancreatic cancer: Why you should never ignore this sign in your poo – Dr Zoe reveals

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most dangerous types of cancer to be diagnosed. It’s caused by the abnormal growth of cells in the pancreas, a gland that’s part of the digestive system. Pancreatic cancer symptoms can include back pain, weight loss and itchy skin. But, your poo could also reveal your risk of the […]

'You never had to say her last name' – Larry King pays tribute to the late Aretha Franklin

Broadcast legend Larry King has paid tribute to the late ‘Queen of Soul,’ Aretha Franklin, who passed away on Thursday aged 76. Speaking to RT, King reminisced about the “revolutionary” singer, who “knew who she was, knew what she wanted, and got what she wanted.” He remembered Franklin’s personality, her generosity, and of course her […]

Never underestimate older players: Man schools youngsters in basketball (VIDEO)

Published time: 15 Aug, 2018 16:55 Video footage of a grey-haired man playing basketball with a group of young people, and leaving them open-mouthed by scoring a two-pointer, has gone viral. READ MORE: Thousands sign petition to appoint LeBron James as US secretary of education The footage shows the older man confidently juggling a ball as […]

How Capital One Fixed a Rewards Mistake I Never Should Have Made

Capital One Fixed a Rewards Mistake I Never Should Have Made Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site […]