Paying obese people cash to lose weight doubles their rate of fat loss, study shows

Paying obese people cash to lose weight doubles their rate of fat loss, study shows

According to a study, paying obese people to lose weight doubles their rate of fat loss. Researchers tasked 668 morbidly obese adults in New York City and Los Angeles with losing 10 pounds (or 4.5 kg) in six months. Over six months, up to half of the people who received cash incentives reached that goal … Read more

Singapore and New York are the most expensive cities to live: EIU

Singapore and New York are the most expensive cities to live: EIU

New York City, along with Singapore, is the most expensive city to live in, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit. Alejandro Spatari | Moment | fake images Singapore has once again been ranked the most expensive city to live in, sharing the top spot with New York City this year, according to The Economist Intelligence … Read more

More than 3,500 US flights were delayed Sunday as a major storm system hampers travel

More than 3,500 US flights were delayed Sunday as a major storm system hampers travel

New York CNN — A severe weather system in various parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports serving New York City to urge passengers to arrive early for flights on what is expected to be one of the days of busiest of the year. As of Sunday afternoon, 3,507 flights to, … Read more

Researchers find COVID-19 in New York sewer rats

Researchers find COVID-19 in New York sewer rats

New Yorkers may have a new reason to hate rats. Researchers investigating the mysterious mutations of COVID-19 found signs of the virus in the city’s huge rat population, raising concerns that the disease could spread from vermin to humans. A new study by scientists at the University of Missouri and USDA identified the virus in … Read more

Inflation looms over shoppers hunting Black Friday deals

Inflation looms over shoppers hunting Black Friday deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers sought the best deals in stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start shopping for holiday gifts but plagued by inflation. With soaring prices for food, rent, gasoline, and other essentials, many people were reluctant to spend unless there was a big … Read more

FTX will sell or restructure global empire, CEO says

FTX will sell or restructure global empire, CEO says

FTX’s new CEO said Saturday that the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange is looking to sell or restructure its global empire, even as Bahamian regulators and FTX squabble over court documents and press releases over whether the bankruptcy filing should proceed in New York or Delaware. “Based on our review last week, we are pleased to learn … Read more