Armed crooks posing as Con Ed workers rob woman in NYC home

Armed crooks posing as Con Ed workers rob woman in NYC home

Two crooks posing as Con Edison workers flashed a gun as they barged into a woman’s Brooklyn home and stole her TV late Monday, cops said.  The duo told the female resident they were from the utility company as they forced their way into the home on Rockaway Parkway near Clarkson Avenue in Brownsville around … Read more

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Researchers Uncover a Simple Question That Could Help Determine Your Risk of Death

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The researchers discovered that adults only comfortable with walking/cycling short distance had a higher risk of death and functional disability.  Researchers at the University of Tsukuba have discovered a connection between the risk of functional disability or death in older adults and the distance they are willing to walk or cycle to reach common destinations … Read more

Royal Caribbean surges toward 9-month high as bookings top pre-pandemic levels

Royal Caribbean surges toward 9-month high as bookings top pre-pandemic levels

Shares of Royal Caribbean Group RCL, +0.95% rallied toward a nine-month high Tuesday, after the cruise operator reported a fourth-quarter loss that narrowed more than forecast, as bookings have “significantly” exceeded pre-pandemic levels. “Leisure travel strength continues as consumer spend is shifting towards experiences, with cruising remaining an attractive value proposition,” said Chief Executive Jason … Read more

A passenger’s story about refusing to switch plane seats with a mom who wanted to sit with her teenage son has reignited TikTok’s flight etiquette debate

A passenger's story about refusing to switch plane seats with a mom who wanted to sit with her teenage son has reignited TikTok's flight etiquette debate

Plane etiquette has become an explosively controversial topic on TikTok.Surya Garg via TikTok and Rob Melnychuk/Getty Images. TikTok user Surya Garg shared a story about being asked to switch seats on a plane. Garg says she was asked to move seats so a mom could sit with her teenager, but she refused. The video created … Read more