Opioid Prescriptions Are Down, So Why Are They Still Killing Americans?

A new study on prescription opioid use in the United States finds that while dosages and amounts are dropping, longer-term prescriptions and prescriptions lasting longer than 30 days are rising. And Americans continue dying.

These Are the Best Airlines in the World, According to TripAdvisor

The world's best airline for the second year in a row is Singapore Airlines according to a passenger survey published today by TripAdvisor. The best U.S. airline, also for the second straight time, is Southwest.

Famous Inventions Named After Their Creator

All devices, clothes, and even dishes were invented by someone. But many have become so ingrained in our lives that we don’t even spell...

The Best Dogs for People With Allergies

In case you haven't noticed, Americans love dogs! About 36.5% of Americans were part of a dog-loving household -- more than any other pet....

This Mediterranean Enclave Just Outlawed Helium Balloons

Every year on September 10, residents of Gibraltar gather in Casements Square to celebrate their national holiday. Part of the festivities used to be...

Scientists May Have Found a Way to Get Drunk With No...

“Wouldn’t it be great if a night of drinking didn’t pose a risk to our health and we could wake up the next morning...

How April Fool’s Is Celebrated in 18 Countries From Around the...

People have two missions on April Fool’s Day -- to play a prank on someone else and to not fall victim to one. Gullibility...

The Most Popular Flight in the World Is Not What You’d...

Six of the 10 busiest international airline routes are located in Asia. The single busiest route in the world is a short hop between two South Korean airports that sees nearly 80,000 flights a year.

Oldest Historic Town in Every State

In a country as young as the United States, being the oldest of anything can be a source of  pride. Towns that claim their...

The Labor Laws Your Boss Doesn’t Want You to Know About

While they may not agree on much, both pro-unions and right-to-work advocates would agree that workers should have legal basic rights in the workplace....