Are you a picky eater? It could be harming your brain

It’s important to note that the data only show an association with certain food preferences and mental health. For instance, it may be that people who prefer certain food groups have other characteristics that could affect mental health scores. A link between food and brain health The study adds to a growing body of research […]

Himakajima: The Japanese island with one traffic light that only turns green once a year

In this town, green means its time to renew your Netflix subscription. People tend to imagine the urban sprawl of Tokyo when envisioning Japan, but the country has a vast countryside too, with places that can give the quaintest parts of the world a run for their money. One such place is the small island […]

2 Magnificent Stocks That Have Created Many Millionaires, and Will Continue to Make More

The Nasdaq Composite index has climbed about 118% over the last five years despite the COVID-19 pandemic and an economic downturn in 2022. The figure illustrates how lucrative investing in certain companies and holding even amid poor market conditions can be. Consequently, it’s not a bad idea to invest in some of the Nasdaq Composite’s […]

Park Seo-Joon’s Agency Reacts To Dating Rumours With Lauren Tsai

Park Seo Joon’s agency said they can’t confirm the rumours. (Photo Credit: Instagram) Speculation is rife among fans as leaked pictures from Japan suggest that South Korean actor Park Seo Joon is romantically involved with American model Lauren Tsai. South Korean actor Park Seo Joon recently found himself surrounded by dating rumours. On May 22, […]

Meet the most influential figure in Irish education – and why he thinks the Leaving Cert is deeply flawed

The most influential figure in Irish education doesn’t hold elected office in Ireland, doesn’t teach in an Irish classroom and has never lived here. Government ministers for education consistently beat a path to the door of this German mathematician and statistician, seeking advice on how to boost the performance of their schools. The Atlantic magazine […]

Emergency convoy takes provisions to survivors of devastating landslide in Papua New Guinea

MELBOURNE – Survivors searched through tons of earth and rubble by hand looking for missing relatives while a first emergency convoy delivered food, water and other provisions Saturday at the site of a landslide that devastated a remote village in the mountains of Papua New Guinea and was feared to have buried scores of people, […]

China Blocks Guatemalan Imports Amid Taiwan Diplomatic Tensions

Guatemalan President Bernardo Arevalo said on Friday that China had rejected entry to some shipments from the Central American nation, speculating that this could be due to Guatemala’s diplomatic relationship with Taiwan. The day before, Guatemala’s exporters association had reported that at least seven containers of macadamia nuts had been unable to enter China and […]

Phunjo Lama reclaims title as fastest woman on Mount Everest with new world record

Climbing to the top of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, has long been regarded as one of the greatest of human achievements. Nepali woman Phunjo Lama conquered that challenge in 14 hours and 31 minutes on Thursday local time, as just one half of her effort to reclaim the world record for the fastest […]

China’s latest AI chatbot is trained on President Xi Jinping’s political ideology

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s latest artificial intelligence chatbot is trained on President Xi Jinping’s doctrine, in a stark reminder of the ideological parameters that Chinese AI models should abide by. China’s cyberspace academy earlier this week announced the chatbot trained on Xi Jinping Thought, a doctrine which promotes “socialism with Chinese characteristics.” The chatbot […]

HEADLINES: Marcos to military: Foil ouster attempts | May 25, 2024

Good day. Here are the stories for The Manila Times for Saturday, May 25, 2024. Today’s episode is brought to you by Wilcon Depot, The Philippines’ leading home improvement and construction supplies retailer—your Trusted Building Partner. READ: Marcos to military: Foil ouster attempts PRESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said the military’s “mission is not over,” as […]

Family Mart holds its first-ever Mint Chocolate Fair with 9 intriguing types of snacks

Great balls of chocolate-covered mint gummy! It is with great pleasure that we announce Family Mart’s first Choco Mint Fair, which celebrates the still-under-appreciated flavor of mint chocolate in Japan. I’m especially psyched for it as I fondly remember Family Mart having released a mint-chocolate mini pancake a few years ago that was among the […]

30k Chinese nationals entered US illegally since October

Chinese migration to the US continues at a record pace, with 30,000 arrested for illegally crossing the border nationwide since October. That number surpasses the 24,000 Chinese migrants encountered during the whole of fiscal year 2023, according to Border Patrol data leaked to The Post. There has been an explosion in immigration from China during […]

Singapore Airlines alters seatbelt policy after fatal turbulence incident

May 24 (UPI) — Singapore Airlines said it is making changes to its in-flight seatbelt policy after a passenger died aboard one of its flights earlier in the week. The Singapore flag carrier will no longer provide hot beverage or meal service during a flight when the fasten seatbelt sign is illuminated, the airline told […]

Citi Strata Premier

The Citi Strata Premier℠ Card is great in many respects, but in a head-to-head battle, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is the winner. With the Sapphire Preferred Card, you’ll have an easier time redeeming points for good value and will enjoy more travel protections and perks. However, the Strata Premier edges out the Sapphire Preferred Card […]

Japan has a Ghibli train where you can travel by the sea with Spirited Away’s No Face and Chihiro

Like riding the magical anime seaside train in real life! Back in 2019, the Toshio Suzuki and Studio Ghibli Exhibition opened in Tokyo, receiving rave reviews for its amazing array of works dedicated to the lauded animation studio and its producer and co-founder, Toshio Suzuki. Since then, the exhibition has travelled around the country, popping […]

Sean Kingston Arrested Hours After House Raid On Fraud & Theft Charges

Just hours after his mother went into police custody during a SWAT raid on his Florida mansion, authorities arrested Sean Kingston at a California concert on fraud and theft charges. Moreover, he was performing at Fort Irwin for U.S. Army personnel, as indicated by social media coverage of these chaotic developments and some surfaced show […]

‘Our parents did all the hard work. We don’t have to’: China’s seaside haven for the ‘lying flat’ generation

Every summer, since the days of Mao Zedong, the leaders of China’s Communist party have decamped to the coastal resort of Beidaihe to debate the country’s future from the comfort of luxurious seaside villas hidden behind high walls. Four hours’ drive from the distractions of Beijing, it has been a perfect place to escape the […]

Two Singaporean NTU students win internship at Red Bull’s Formula One HQ

SINGAPORE – Two students have earned the “opportunity of a lifetime” to work as interns at Red Bull Racing’s headquarters in Milton Keynes, England, after beating thousands of applicants here in a competition for the two-month stint. Charis Chua, 22, and Heng Yi-Hsin, 21, undergraduates at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), were picked after a […]

Cathie Wood sees a Great Depression-like search for safety in the stock market

Cathie Wood says that when interest rates go down, her portfolio will go up. – Getty Images, ARK Invest Something funny happened in the market on Thursday: The most eagerly awaited report of the entire earnings season, Nvidia’s, more than delivered, and while the chipmaker’s investors benefited, the rest of the market slumped. The blame […]

Stellar Blade has sold more physical copies than Dragon’s Dogma 2 in Japan, despite PS5 exclusivity

GTA Online Weekly Update May 24, 2024: Boosted Rewards and Discounts Rockstar is back again this week, May 24, 2024, with their selection of missions that offer boosted rewards. This week, players will be able to earn increased rewards on the Gangbanger Robbery and Salvage Yard missions.

Tragedy Strikes: Landslide Devastates Papua New Guinea Village

Hundreds are feared dead after a massive landslide levelled dozens of homes and buried families alive in a remote village in northern Papua New Guinea early on Friday, a resident said. More than 50 homes, many with people still asleep inside, were buried when the landslide hit Kaokalam village around 3 a.m., villager Ninga Role […]

Rocket Report: SpaceX focused on Starship reentry; Firefly may be for sale

Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches the NROL-146 mission from California this week. SpaceX Welcome to Edition 6.45 of the Rocket Report! The most interesting news in launch this week, to me, is that Firefly is potentially up for sale. That makes two of the handful of US companies with operational rockets, Firefly and […]

India tops global internet shutdown list for 6th year in a row – ‘it is widening digital divide’

The list of countries witnessing significant internet shutdowns also grew, with ten nations recording at least four shutdowns in a single year, compared to nine in 2022. In both 2022 and 2023, India, Iran, Myanmar, and Ukraine appeared in the list of top five countries with the highest number of shutdowns. “Shutdowns, together with an […]

China stages mock missile strikes on Taiwan after island’s new president takes office

TAIPEI, Taiwan — China staged mock missile strikes and dispatched fighter jets carrying live missiles along with bombers on Friday, state broadcaster CCTV said, as part of exercises Beijing has said were launched to punish Taiwan’s new president, Lai Ching-te. The bombers set up several attack formations in waters east of Taiwan, carrying out mock […]

Kabuso, The Shiba Inu Dog Behind ‘Doge’ Meme, Dies At Age 18

Kabosu, the dog which inspired the iconic ‘Doge’ meme has died at the age of 18. The canine passed away reportedly from leukemia and liver disease. Kabosu’s owner Atsuko Sato made the announcement on Instagram claiming that she passed away without suffering. “To all of you who loved Kabosu, On the morning of the 24th […]

Morning Update: University of Toronto gives pro-Palestinian protesters 24 hours to consider conditional new deal

Good morning, The University of Toronto has given student protesters a 24-hour deadline to consider an offer that’s conditional on the end of their pro-Palestinian encampment, which has been in place since May 2, and commitment to avoiding disrupting convocation ceremonies. U of T president Meric Gertler’s offer would allow student representatives to present their […]

Former TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer says AI hype at an all-time fever pitch

Former TikTok CEO and Candle Media co-CEO Kevin Mayer says the hype around artificial intelligence has reached a crescendo. Ever since OpenAI’s ChatGPT was first introduced to the world in November 2022, regulators and tech leaders have become increasingly worried about the risks surrounding advanced AI systems. At the same time, the space has generated […]

Justin Bieber shows off pregnant Hailey’s growing baby bump in new photos: ‘They wish’

Justin Bieber couldn’t help but gush over his wife Hailey’s blossoming baby bump in new photos. The “Peaches” hitmaker, 30, took to Instagram Thursday night to share a series of snaps in which the Rhode founder, 27, can be seen cradling her bump. In the images, the couple — who wed in 2018 — share a […]