Generation Z Will Out-Earn and Outwork the Rest of Us

Move over millennials, there’s a new workaholic generation in town. Generation Z, currently in school and the early years of college, is more willing to work longer hours and weekends than their elders are, according to a recently released report by Monster Worldwide Inc ., the job-search firm. The data was gathered in January by…

The environmental vote measures that midterm voters backed or rejected

( CNN) Among the more than 150 statewide measures on ballots in Tuesday’s midterm election were several related to climate change and the environment. Here’s how some of the most notable environmental- and climate change-related measures went, based on preliminary results. Renewable energy, carbon content Notable state ballot measures of the midterms What in the…

How long will you live? That depends on your zip code | Celine Gounder

America is increasingly divided, and that is reflected in health. The disparities between life expectancy reveal harsh truths Where you live in America predicts not just how long youll live but also how youll succumb. The Black Lung mountains run along the border of West Virginia and Kentucky. They are the epicenter of the so-called…

I have prostate cancer. But I am happy | George Monbiot

The three principles that define a good life will protect me from despair, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot It came, as these things often do, like a gunshot on a quiet street: shocking and disorienting. In early December, my urine turned brown. The following day I felt feverish and determined it hard to pee. I…

Alcohol causes one in 20 demises worldwide, says WHO

Report detects 13.5% of deaths among people in their 20 s are linked to alcohol Alcohol is responsible for more than 5% of all deaths worldwide, or around 3 million a year, new figures have revealed. The data, part of a report from the World Health Organization, shows that about 2.3 million of those deaths…

7 various kinds of animals that you can eat with no factory farm involved

So you want to eat meat, eh? There’s a dilemma. Ever since the release of Michael Pollan’s seminal book, “The Omnivore’s Dilemma, ” more people all over the world have been trying to decide if their lives could use more locally harvested food including meat. The existing meat production pipeline is flawed . Pollan and…

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity | Mark Boyle

Being healthy is not related to physicians, ambulances and technology. I use natural methods to keep my body in balance, writes Mark Boyle, the Guardians Life Without Technology columnist When people learn of my decision to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten routes, their first line of investigation usually involves healthcare.…