Millennials spend thousands of dollars going to their friends’ weddings every year — here’s how much 10 people are saving just to attend

Jacob Lund/Shutterstock Weddings are expensive to plan: In 2017, The Knot found that the average cost of a wedding in America was $ 33,391. But it’s also not cheap to be a wedding guest or a bridesmaid. Costs can easily add up with the hotel stay, Ubers, gifts, a dress, and the multiple parties to attend.  Refinery29 […]

Massive storm hammers US Northeast, killing 3 and leaving hundreds of thousands without power

Emily Arnold via REUTERS Hundreds of thousands of people remained without power in the U.S. Northeast on Wednesday after ferocious storms packing fierce winds and hail battered the region, killing three people. Some 360,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were without power, tracking service PowerOutage.us said. Local news showed […]

Dementia news: Thousands of patients being taken to hospital because of a fall

Meanwhile 18 per cent suffered from a fracture, according to the study published in JAMDA – the journal of the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Experts from King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust called for more to be done to prevent falls in people’s homes – such as […]

Martin Lewis reveals how you could be missing out on thousands – THIS is how to claim

1. Over one million are owed a refund on Power of Attorney registration fees A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document which allows you, while you still have the mental capacity to do so, to nominate a trusted friend or relative to look after your affairs if you lose capacity. And they’re not […]

Iranian activists are scrawling their protests on thousands of bank notes to avoid censorship

Iranian activists are finding creative ways to fight government censorship and spread protests throughout the country. Twitter users appear to have posted thousands of pictures of Iranian banknotes covered with handwritten messages and drawings encouraging dissent. Iran has reportedly arrested upwards of 5,000 people during recent protests. Iranian activists are finding creative ways to fight […]

Electric buses are avoiding hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil per day

Enlarge / Electric buses are avoiding the need for a lot of barrels of oil. (credit: Getty Images) The global fleet of electric buses is already helping cities avoiding the purchase of 279,000 barrels of oil per day, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Diesel buses consume an extraordinary amount of fuel compared to a […]

Here's How to Prevent Thousands of Foot Amputations Each Year

When Melissa Graham gets dressed in the morning, she always puts on a pair of fresh white socks. But it’s not a fashion choice. If her foot temperature rises, the sock fibers send an alert to her phone, prompting her to check out her extremities. Graham has diabetes, and these socks could save her life. […]

Hundreds of thousands demand release of independence leaders in Barcelona

More than 300,000 took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday to demand that the Spanish government in Madrid release the Catalan independence movement leaders that are being held in detention ahead of the trial. The protesters, carrying numerous Catalan flags, walked behind a huge banner reading: “For rights and liberties, for democracy and unity, […]

We’re about to get some key lung cancer data — and it could affect how hundreds of thousands of cancer patients are treated (MRK, BMS, RHHBY)

Reuters On Monday, three big players in the growing field of cancer immunotherapy are sharing data that could change how we treat lung cancer.  The three companies, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, and Roche, are looking at how their immunotherapies, known as checkpoint inhibitors, can be used in combination — either with other immunotherapy or with chemotherapy […]