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Volunteering just two hours a week may help loneliness

Volunteering at least two hours a week may go a long way toward helping to ease feelings of loneliness and social isolation, a study of recent widows suggests. Loneliness is a serious medical problem for many older adults; previous research links it to declines in physical and mental health as well as premature death, researchers note in the Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences. Because strong marriages, friendships and social networks can keep loneliness at bay, researchers wanted to see if becoming more involved…

Physical deformities no obstacle to success story of these celebrities

You may have fallen for your favourite celebrity for their exceptional skills and talent. But perhaps you may not be aware of their hard-slogging endeavor in taking to stardom. Some of the top TV stars have physical deformities which everybody is probably not cognizant of. But of course there's really nothing wrong with having a unique physical flaw. Making your weakness a strength is a trait everyone cant master. We take a look at 10 such top TV celebrities who have physical deformities, but they were too good to…

Amazon introduces first queue-free physical grocery store

SEATTLE: Amazon.com Inc's new bricks-and-mortar grocery store doesn't have at least one thing that supermarkets have - queues at the checkout counter. The online shopping giant's new 1,800-square-foot (167 square meter) convenience store, Amazon Go, in Seattle uses sensors to detect what shoppers have picked off the shelf and bills it to their Amazon account if they don't put it back. This is how one can shop through Amazon grocery stores: Apart from groceries such as bread and milk, the store also offers…