Young people shouldn’t save for retirement, new research says

Most financial planners advise young people to start saving early — and often — for retirement so they can take advantage of the so-called eighth wonder of the world – the power of compound interest. And many advisers routinely urge those entering the workforce to contribute to their 401(k), especially when their employer is matching … Read more

I have to drink cornstarch every three hours to survive

She’s had to navigate the maize of life. A Brazilian bombshell is going viral due to a rare condition that requires her to consume cornstarch every few hours to survive. “I’ve been using cornstarch for 29 years,” Leticia Ramos, from Uberaba, told Jam Press. The so-called “Queen of Cornstarch” specifically suffers from glycogenosis, or glycogen … Read more

Obesity should be reclassified as a brain disorder: doctors

A new study has prompted some doctors to reconsider how obesity is classified. Currently, it is treated as a behavioral disease, but doctors are now suggesting that it be considered a brain-development disorder such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (also known as ADHD), autism and Asperger’s syndrome. The study, which was published on Science.org, was … Read more

‘They’re just as healthy—and cheaper than fresh’

1. Berries Use it for: baked desserts, smoothies, yogurt toppings, breakfast bowls Berries, such as blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries, are one of nature’s best sources of antioxidants. Studies show that antioxidant levels in berries remain stable long after they’re frozen. Some of the best stores to find frozen berries at a bargain include Trader … Read more

Scientists discover 439 million-year-old ‘shark’ species

Looks like “Jaws” can get an origin story. Paleontologists discovered fossils of an ancient “shark” species now known to have swam the Earth hundreds of millions of years ago during the Paleozoic period, EurekAlert reported. The new species of prehistoric predators — known as acanthodians — was discovered in the Guizhou province of southwest China … Read more

Marjorie Taylor Greene and MacKenzie Scott are both getting divorced. Their cases have two major differences — and one key similarity.

First, the news broke that billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon AMZN, -2.72% founder Jeff Bezos, was divorcing her second husband,  Dan Jewett, a former science teacher, after less than two years of marriage. Then came the news that Perry Greene, the husband of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican Georgia congresswoman, was … Read more

Mayor: 5 shot dead in Central Texas neighborhood

McGREGOR, Texas — Five people were shot dead in a Central Texas residential neighborhood Thursday, officials said. The incident happened at about 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning in McGregor, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southwest of Waco. An armed man shot at police officers who arrived at the scene, McGregor Mayor Jimmy Hering told KCEN-TV. Officers … Read more

Taking Tylenol while pregnant increases ADHD risk for kids: study

Women who take painkillers could be increasing their baby’s odds for developing attention disorders and sleeping problems, a new study suggests. Using data from the First Baby Study in Pennsylvania, researchers from Penn State University looked at the effects that acetaminophen — sold under the brand name Tylenol — had on the babies of women who took the … Read more

Hurricane Ian strikes Cuba, Florida braces for winds, floods

HAVANA (AP) — Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane Tuesday and left 1 million people without electricity, then churned on a collision course with Florida over warm Gulf waters amid expectations it would strengthen into a catastrophic Category 4 storm. Ian made landfall in Cuba’s Pinar del Rio province, where officials … Read more

Chipotle Mexican Grill will test robotic tortilla chip maker

Chipotle is testing out an autonomous kitchen assistant, Chippy, which offers a robotic solution for making chips in restaurants. Courtesy: Chipotle Chipotle Mexican Grill is moving one step closer to having a robot make its tortilla chips. The burrito chain said Tuesday that it will test “Chippy,” an autonomous kitchen assistant made by Miso Robotics, … Read more