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The average person could be consuming 1,769 particles of plastic every week from water alone

You may be eating a credit card’s worth of plastic each week

June 17 (Reuters) - Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday. The study by Australia’s University of Newcastle said the largest source of plastic ingestion was drinking water, but another major source was shellfish,...

When people experience discomfort, foods that normally taste good do not appear as pleasant to the palate.

Meals taste better when you are seated

June 12 (Hindustan Times) - Food tastes better when you are sitting down, say scientists who found that holding a standing posture for even a few minutes prompts physical stress, muting taste buds. The research, published in the Journal of Consumer Research, looked specifically at how the vestibular sense, which is responsible for balance, posture and spatial orientation, interacts with the...

Virat Kohli fined

Virat Kohli fined for washing car with drinking water

June 9 (IANS) - The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has slapped a fine of Rs 500 on Virat Kohli after his domestic help was found washing the India captain's car with drinking water. Kohli's Gurugram residence in DLF Phase-1 has half a dozen cars and ABP News reported that the 30-year-old's neighbours lodged a complaint, stating that thousands of...

Plastic consumption

You’re accidentally eating more than 50,000 plastic particles a year

June 6 (CNET) - Think you know what you're consuming each day? Think again. A recent study reports that the average American eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic every year. Yum? The news comes from a report published Wednesday in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. The scientists behind the study used data from 25 earlier studies covering common...

Newly weds pose for a photo

Taiwan celebrates Asia’s first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot

May 24, (Reuters) - Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region. Taiwan’s parliament passed a bill last week that endorsed same-sex marriage, although the measure could complicate President Tsai Ing-wen’s bid for re-election next year. More than 360 same-sex...

Avengers Endgame Spoiler Free Review

Avengers Endgame Spoiler Free Review

Colombo, May 5 (Oshitha Narangoda) - It was a rainy day in 2012 when I headed to the cinema to watch The Avengers, directed by Joss Whedon, for the first time. That day and the movie itself are two things I'll never forget in my life. Seeing an epic superhero ensemble in the cinema for the first time was such...

The Ohana Project – Mental health awareness for general public in Sri Lanka

The Ohana Project – Mental health awareness for general public in Sri Lanka

Colombo, April 27 (newsin.asia) - The Ohana Project has been created by a multidisciplinary group of professionals from diverse backgrounds such as; Medicine, Psychology, Counseling, Education, and Public Health in Sri Lanka. The Ohana Project Team Despite notable efforts to increase awareness and transparency surrounding mental health issues in Sri Lanka, the stigma associated with the need for...

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