MIT’s new wearable makes socializing easier for people with Asperger’s

Image: Jason Dorfman, MIT CSAIL For people living with Asperger’s disorder, every social interaction can be a battle. While “high-functioning” in some aspects, those on the autism spectrum can struggle to engage with other people and topics outside of their own spheres of interest. Keeping up with dialogues can be especially challenging then, since difficulty…

Set down the pug: This is why you shouldn’t buy flat-faced dogs

Image: Getty Images / Frank Rumpenhorst / mashable composite LONDON Veterinarians are urging people not to purchase certain breeds of dogs including pugs, bulldogs, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and shih-tzus. Breeds such as these are called brachycephalic dogs, and a range of health problems are associated with their characteristic “flat faces”. SEE ALSO: Labradoodle Creator Regrets…

Couples who get drunk together, stay together, according to a new study

Image: Getty Images Drink up, couples of the world it may save your relationship. People are constantly trying to find new methods and concealed secrets behind the success of a relationship. Is it understanding? Courtesy? Patience? Turns out it’s alcohol. SEE ALSO: Music therapist creates anthems from the heartbeats of patients According to a study…

How to have a cannabis-filled Thanksgiving with your family

Image: Mashable/ Vicky Leta It’s going to be a green Thanksgiving for families across a lot of America this year. Gathering with family and a copious quantity of food and drink is part of what constructs the Thanksgiving holiday so special. But many families in certain America nations may be considering adding a different offering…

Body positive coloring volume uses art to challenge weight-based stigma

Image: Brittnay Herbert/ Mashable Ashleigh Shackelford stands with unapologetic confidence, holding up a sign declaring, “Your body is not wrong. Society is.” Her image is solely outlined by thick black lines on white paper. Her fierce gaze dares you to pick up a pencil and begin to color her in. But coloring the image of…

The Mediterranean diet could prolong lives in the UK, analyze detects

Bust out the olive oil, fruits and veggies turns out feeing a Mediterranean diet could help save lives. Results of a new analyze performed in Norfolk, England suggested that following a Mediterranean diet could avoid over 19,000 deaths a year in the UK. Though health benefits associated with Mediterranean diets in the Mediterranean region are…