Aidan Turner speaks on playing Leonardo da Vinci, says it was quite terrifying

Nearly two years after the much-adored historical series Poldark came to an end, Aidan Turner is finally back on our screens. And the Dublin-born actor (37) admits he did question whether he should take on Leonardo – another period drama – as his next project. “I do hear what you’re saying: maybe I need to … Continue reading Aidan Turner speaks on playing Leonardo da Vinci, says it was quite terrifying

Can excessive caffeine consumption cause blindness?

Switching to decaf could save your sight, claims the Daily Mail. The newspaper reports that drinking three or more cups of coffee a day is linked with vision loss and blindness. The story is based on a study that looked at the association between caffeine consumption and exfoliation glaucoma. Exfoliation glaucoma is a condition in … Continue reading Can excessive caffeine consumption cause blindness?

Smokers beware!

Anytime is a good time to stop smoking or vaping, but health experts say this moment would be especially beneficial. "Quitting during this pandemic could not only save your life, but by preventing the need for your treatment in a hospital, you might also save someone else’s life,” said Dr. Jonathan Winickoff, a researcher and … Continue reading Smokers beware!

Daniel Radcliffe not proud of his drinking problems

Daniel Radcliffe has been sober since 2010—and the actor says his work in the Harry Potter film franchise may have had a lot to do with his drinking problem. "A lot of drinking that happened towards the end of Potter and for a little bit after it finished, it was panic, a little bit not knowing what to … Continue reading Daniel Radcliffe not proud of his drinking problems

Are you obsessed with traveling? Don’t neglect these risks

One thing that's become popular lately is people listing how many countries they've travelled to. Whether in person, or listed on their Instagram or Tinder bio, they say things like: "Travelled to 30 different countries by the time I was 30," or "50 countries and counting." Discovering is the new currency. Travel bloggers, The Amazing Race and … Continue reading Are you obsessed with traveling? Don’t neglect these risks

The positive aspects of video game addiction you probably don’t know

The traditional psychological approach to researching video game violence has been to ask “What do games do to young people?” rather than “How do young people use video games?” The traditional approach seeks to substantiate the harmful effects of games on individuals who are considered to lack the knowledge and strategies to make sense of … Continue reading The positive aspects of video game addiction you probably don’t know

Parents, do this for your kids an hour before bedtime

  Parents should avoid letting their children use mobile phones, tablets or computers an hour before bedtime and agree screen time limits, according to new official guidance. Experts say that looking at screens such as phones, tablets or computers in the hour before bed can disrupt sleep and impact children’s health and wellbeing. Meanwhile, spending … Continue reading Parents, do this for your kids an hour before bedtime

Are You Addicted to Nicotine?

Nicotine is the addictive substance in tobacco products. Cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and almost all e-cigarettes contain nicotine. People who use tobacco products quickly become addicted to nicotine and thus have a very hard time stopping their use of those products. Nicotine is not safe. During pregnancy, nicotine exposure harms the developing fetus, and causes … Continue reading Are You Addicted to Nicotine?

Jada Pinkett Smith admits she was a Drug Dealer before meeting Tupac Shakur

Jada Pinkett Smith has confessed that she was a drug dealer in Baltimore, around the time she met Tupac Amaru Shakur. Pinkett, 45, said in an interview with Sirius XM's Sway In The Morning on Wednesday that "it's pretty hard to tell such stories." However, the American actress kept fans in suspense with an assurance that details of … Continue reading Jada Pinkett Smith admits she was a Drug Dealer before meeting Tupac Shakur

Man stops masturbating for 700 days; claims it gave him mystic powers

A large number of doctors have argued for and against masturbation, citing backups on their reasonable claims but leaving the topic more complicated than it has been--a proof that science is myopic on a wide range of issues. Most people, those who are free from the addiction, would prefer to depend on religion for expected answers which … Continue reading Man stops masturbating for 700 days; claims it gave him mystic powers