• Scientists Believe That Dogs May Be Twice As Smart As Cats
Scientists Believe That Dogs May Be Twice As Smart As Cats

Who's smarter - dogs or cats? Dogs, it turns out, have about 530 million cortical neurons. Suzana Herculano-Houzel, an Associate Professor of Psychology and Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt who helped develop the method that measures neurons, fully admits her biases - but says it didn't influence her methods.

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  • More Illinoisans buying insurance on exchange this year
More Illinoisans buying insurance on exchange this year

According to the KFF poll, nearly 25 percent of marketplace enrollees were auto-renewed for their same plan or auto-reassigned to similar plans in 2016 for the 2017 coverage year. "This has been in the news so much - even though some of (the rhetoric) has been negative with the Trump administration talking about rising premiums and other issues, it...

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  • Hina Khan's nasty comments on Sakshi Tanwar and Gauhar Khan
Hina Khan's nasty comments on Sakshi Tanwar and Gauhar Khan

And she has to come back to the real world where she will have to face everyone. Let me tell you that earlier in a video, Hina Khan also raised the question on the popularity of Gauhar Khan and she literally said that Gauhar does not even have half of her fans.

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  • The Ashes: James Anderson likes England's chances in pink-ball Adelaide Test
The Ashes: James Anderson likes England's chances in pink-ball Adelaide Test

His knock provided the team the platform to secure the first innings lead. "I think if they did do that, it does definitely play into my hands", said Lyon. The spotlight has particularly shone on England's off-field culture resulting in the European Central Bank imposing a midnight curfew on the players for the remainder of the tour.

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  • Buhari Directs State Governors To Pay Workers Before Christmas
Buhari Directs State Governors To Pay Workers Before Christmas

The president made this revelation during an interactive session with Nigeria community in Abidjan, the capital of Cote D'Ivoire, explaining that the presence of the two governors will be another vote for him when he seeks for re-election. "Some Nigerians [in the footage] were being sold like goats for few dollars in Libya", Buhari said during the ...

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  • Arsene Wenger's hilarious team talk as he teaches Arsenal's players to knit
Arsene Wenger's hilarious team talk as he teaches Arsenal's players to knit

At the moment, as long as they are here, they have to give of their best for the team and for the club. "Unless something unbelievable happens, I can't see why that would change". "We will make sure we are focused on ourselves, make it as uncomfortable for them as possible and try to play to our best". He told the BBC: " Mesut Ozil to Manche...

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  • Oregon Offers Willie Taggart New Contract as Florida State Rumors Swirl
Oregon Offers Willie Taggart New Contract as Florida State Rumors Swirl

If, of course, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher leaves the school for Texas A&M. However, Florida State is a big name in his own state and seems to be interested in him. If Fisher leaves, Taggart may have to decide whether he wants to return to the southeast or if he wants to continue building in Eugene. Over the last few weeks, Taggart has been li...

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  • Majority of malaria cases in India's bordering areas: Nadda
Majority of malaria cases in India's bordering areas: Nadda

Meanwhile, a total of eight countries in Africa recorded a greater than 20% increase in cases in 2016 compared to 2015. The Geneva-based United Nations agency said the most common unlicensed or substandard products are anti-malaria drugs and antibiotics, but the problem affects everything from cancer treatments to contraceptives.

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  • Britain to shake-up railways, could re-open closed routes
Britain to shake-up railways, could re-open closed routes

It is proposed that one franchise would focus on regional services and another on long-distance routes. Thousands of stations and hundreds of branch lines were shut over six years on the recommendation of the British Railways chairman Dr Richard Beeching.

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  • 6% of cancer cases linked to obesity or diabetes
6% of cancer cases linked to obesity or diabetes

Just under a third of weight-related cancer cases in 2012 (174,000) were attributable to the worldwide rise in the number of overweight and obese people over the same period. Breast cancer accounted for almost 30% of cancers thought to be caused by the conditions. Endometrial cancer was the second commonest, accounting for 121,700 new cancer cas...

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  • Marriage may help stave off dementia
Marriage may help stave off dementia

The research from the University College London looked at data from 15 previous studies involving over 800,000 people in Europe, North America, Asia and South America. The best advice for people who are anxious about dementia is to maintain good physical health by eating a balanced diet, taking regular exercise and properly managing diabetes and ...

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  • General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Shares Bought by Peoples Financial Services CORP
General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Shares Bought by Peoples Financial Services CORP

General Mills Inc. had 59 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 7 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Additionally, the price to earnings ratio is another popular way for analysts and investors to determine a company's profitability. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm...

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  • College student's St. Jude fundraiser goes viral on Twitter
College student's St. Jude fundraiser goes viral on Twitter

Instead of simply writing a check for a charity over Thanksgiving break this year, Danni Messina made a decision to turn to social media to get her friends involved. Messina promises that her intentions were only good, though, and she doesn't plan on letting the negativity get her down. "I just want to keep it positive that is most ridiculous thing...

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  • Video of Slave Auction in Libya
Video of Slave Auction in Libya

After the footage emerged, protests erupted in Paris and other cities, while Libyans expressed solidarity with the victims with the hashtag #LibyansAgainstSlavery . However, rights advocates caution that real action may be slow in coming. "By funding, equipping and instructing Libyan authorities responsible for serious human rights violations ag...

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  • Man United favourites with the bookies to sign Arsenal superstar
Man United favourites with the bookies to sign Arsenal superstar

As long as they [Sanchez and Ozil] are here, they have to give their all for the club. Wilshere is one of several players at the club whose contracts are due to expire at the end of the season, leading to intense speculation over his future.

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  • Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The stock rose 0.42% or $0.41 reaching $99.04 per share. About 1.35M shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) on November 24, 2017 saw a modest increase, closing the day at $98.08, or a increase of $1.22 or (1.24%).Volume levels waned and TXN actually managed a declined which translated to 1.29 million shares changing hand...

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  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) Chalking Up Volume in Session
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) Chalking Up Volume in Session

The Meritage Portfolio Management holds 262,080 shares with $18.07M value, down from 267,522 last quarter. Bristol Myers Squibb Co now has $100.84 billion valuation. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". The stock of Pfizer Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, September 22.

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  • LLC Has $3.40 Million Holdings in McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
LLC Has $3.40 Million Holdings in McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

The fast-food giant reported $1.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.75 by $0.01. McDonald's Corporation has an EPS value of 6.93, demonstrating the portion of the company's earnings, net of taxes and preferred stock dividends that is allotted to each share of common stock.

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  • Time from HIV infection to diagnosis improves in US: CDC
Time from HIV infection to diagnosis improves in US: CDC

In what health officials call an "encouraging sign", a new government report finds HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than it was just a few years ago. "An HIV test opens doors to care, treatment, and prevention", said Dr. Fitzgerald, while Jonathan, Mermin, MD, MPH, the director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, ST...

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  • Woman with Down's Syndrome makes history at beauty pageant
Woman with Down's Syndrome makes history at beauty pageant

Mikayla Holmgren in swimsuit competition at Miss Minnesota pageant. She said when she got an application in the mail for Miss Minnesota USA, she begged her mother to let her do it. Holmgren, dancing since she was 6, says: "Dancing is a good outlet for me". "I was super shocked; I was in tears", Holmgren told Buzzfeed News .

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  • United Nations says Saudi-led coalition has eased blockade in Yemen
United Nations says Saudi-led coalition has eased blockade in Yemen

It is understood that Mrs May will raise the threat of starvation, stressing the importance of humanitarian and commercial access to the country, including through the ports of Hodeida and Salif. She will meet Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, where she will also discuss the crisis in Yemen and the dispute in Qatar. "But we ...

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  • Viagra to be available over the counter in Britain
Viagra to be available over the counter in Britain

The manufacturer, Pfizer , said it hopes that Viagra Connect will go on sale over the counter in pharmacies in spring next year. Men seeking out the little blue pill will be able to buy Viagra Connect-which has the same central ingredient as regular Viagra-for about £19.99 for a pack of four pills and £34.99 for an eight-pack at the pharmacy.

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  • Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)
Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Chesley Taft & Associates Llc decreased Express Scripts Holding Co . ( ESRX)'s stock declined 14.09%. Express Scripts Hldg now has $34.81 billion valuation. Baird. (NASDAQ:LSTR) has "Underperform" rating given on Tuesday, January 17 by Raymond James. 17 analysts on average are expecting Express Scripts Holding Company to report earnings of $2...

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  • Judge Blocks Attempt by New London Doctor to Reopen Practice
Judge Blocks Attempt by New London Doctor to Reopen Practice

Merrimack Superior Court Judge John Kissinger ruled on November 15 that Konopka had failed to show that she had been forced to turn in her license, as she claimed. Many of her patients are low-income, live in rural areas and struggle with chronic pain. She takes anyone willing to pay her $50 in cash - making it hard for her to afford a nurse, secre...

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  • Pence: Trump 'actively considering' moving embassy in Israel
Pence: Trump 'actively considering' moving embassy in Israel

He is facing a new deadline in early December on whether to extend the waiver again, a practice that his predecessors used to avoid inflaming tensions in the Middle East. Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon and World Jewish Congress President Ron Lauder also spoke at the event, which was organized by the Israeli mission to the UN.

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