Who Wants to Save the Las Vegas Wedding?

LAS VEGAS — On Las Vegas Boulevard, nestled between a motel and tattoo parlor, sits what may be the most famous marriage site in the world: A Little White Wedding Chapel. Charolette Richards, the chapel’s owner and an originator of the 10-minute wedding ceremony, said she has had her hand in more than 50,000 weddings…

Details

Medical News Today: Slow walking speed in midlife linked with faster aging

New research finds that people who tend to walk more slowly at the age of 45 present with signs of premature accelerated aging, both physically and cognitively. New research suggests that a slower walking speed in midlife may be a marker of accelerated aging. Walking speed may be a powerful predictor of lifespan and health.…

Details

Orville Peck, a Masked Gay Country Star, Rides Into Brooklyn

The enigmatic country singer known as Orville Peck is riding high these days. He is on the cover of British GQ Style, wearing star-spangled boots and a black mask that obscures his face. The New Yorker, in a review of his debut album, “Pony,” called him the “masked man our yee-haw moment deserves” and described…

Details

Was It the Hummus or the Familiarity?

Erica Lynn Kilbride and Eric Ronald Obenzinger were married Oct. 12 at the Prospect Park Boathouse in Brooklyn. Gabriel Hernandez, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. The bride, 32, is a data science solution principal at Slalom Consulting, a technical and business management consultant in Manhattan.…

Details

Airline Food Waste Is a Problem. Can Banana Leaves Be Part of the Solution?

From disposable headphones and plastic cutlery to food scraps and toilet waste, the average airline passenger leaves behind over three pounds of garbage, according to one estimate. To get travelers and airlines thinking — and talking — about that rather large pile of trash, a British design firm has refashioned the economy meal tray, replacing…

Details

Medical News Today: What are neurotransmitters?

You have chosen to share the following article: How elderberries can help you fight the flu To proceed, simply complete the form below, and a link to the article will be sent by email on your behalf.Note: Please don’t include any URLs in your comments, as they will be removed upon submission. We do not…

Details

Judge Orders Pause in Opioid Litigation Against Purdue Pharma and Sacklers

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Citing mounting costs of litigation that are siphoning funds that could otherwise go to abate the opioid crisis, a bankruptcy judge on Friday ordered a pause in legal action by states against Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sacklers. The ruling was a setback for 25 states that have forcefully opposed…

Details

Carlos Celdran, 46, Philippine Activist and Performance Artist, aDies

Carlos Celdran, a Philippine cultural activist and performance artist who received national attention for his dramatic protest against the Roman Catholic Church’s stance on reproductive health, died on Tuesday in Spain, where he had been living in exile. He was 46. His wife, Tesa, announced his death on Facebook. No other details were given. In…

Details

A Spice Company Spent $92,000 on Pro-Impeachment Facebook Ads in a Week

Candidates, campaigns and companies have unleashed a flood of Facebook advertisements related to impeachment, and it might come as no surprise that President Trump and his re-election campaign are far outspending everyone else. But last week, the second biggest spender was an entity you might not be familiar with: a purveyor of pepper, paprika and…

Details