Life expectancy has increased in the past century, but so have health woes for the elderly – Washington Post

it is 78.6, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many people will outstrip that average. But is that advance really worthwhile if it only means more time feeling old and infirm? In a feature article online and in the May 20 edition of the New Yorker, Adam Gopnik talks to researchers…

Kale Vs. Spinach: Which Leafy Green Vegetable Is Healthier? – Women’s Health

Look, I won’t pretend that you're not already aware that greens are healthy. What I will point out, however, is if you’re going to dedicate a part of your day to eating the leafy stuff (that’s bound to get stuck between your teeth) you definitely want to make sure you're choosing the best option, amirite?…

Scientists find possible causes for chronic kidney disease ‘epidemic’ – Medical News Today

New research suggests that a combination of high heat, toxins, and infections may be responsible for the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease among agricultural workers. A combination of high heat and environmental toxins may lead to chronic kidney disease, new research explains. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) involves the slow loss of kidney function. Kidneys…

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Shared Behind-The-Scenes Wedding Photos On Their First Anniversary – BuzzFeed News

The new black-and-white images show a private look at Harry and Meghan's royal wedding. Posted on May 19, 2019, at 12:55 p.m. ET Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, aka the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, celebrated their first wedding anniversary Sunday. Wpa Pool / Getty Images In case you've forgotten, the royal couple were married…

Elizabeth Olsen auditioned for Daenerys Targaryen in ‘Game of Thrones’ – Fox News

Could you imagine the Scarlet Witch as the Mother of Dragons?"Avengers" star Elizabeth Olsen revealed that she auditioned for the role of Daenerys Targaryen in "Game of Thrones" before the iconic part went to Emilia Clarke.“When I first started working, I just auditioned for everything, because I like auditioning. And I auditioned for Khaleesi," Olsen, 30, told…

‘SNL’ star Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law: ‘You can’t tell me what to do with my body’ – CNN

(CNN)Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show. Jones opened her segment on "Weekend Update" wearing a "Handmaid's Tale" costume, which sh…

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Fortnite players are shooting an octopus in the hopes of winning $3M

Trials for the Fortnite Creative World Cup are well underway, and this week players are being challenged with a level where only the most outrageous shooting counts. It’s not enough to land the shot; you’ve got to do it with style. Such is the world of “trickshotting,” where players kill enemies after doing things like…

The unexpected challenges of remaking Fallout 2 using Fallout 4’s engine

When Fallout 2 was released in 1998, the post-apocalyptic role-playing game was widely considered a masterpiece thanks to its open-ended gameplay. Players were able to approach problems however they’d like, and the game took great care in giving fans creative options to solve missions, like talking your way out of the final boss battle. In…

Bethesda promises big updates for The Elder Scrolls: Blades

Bethesda Softworks will soon lower the costs of repairing gear and the difficulty of some enemies through upcoming updates for The Elder Scrolls: Blades, the company announced in its first monthly Town Hall post for the mobile adaptation of its fantasy role-playing series. Going forward, a major update sometime around or after E3 2019, with…

Riot Games will not allow employees to opt out of arbitration

Riot Games employees took part in a major walk out on May 6 to protest several of the company’s employment policies, including the use of forced arbitration in response to employee lawsuits. Riot has since released a statement announcing that it will not be changing its arbitration policy during litigation. “Ultimately, given the complexities of…

Trump’s disastrous trade war with China is causing panic in the tabletop game industry

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is causing a panic inside the board game industry. A list of tariffs on Chinese imports proposed by the United States trade representative would raise the cost of virtually everything needed to produce modern tabletop games. John Stacy, executive director of the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA), says that…