Health by the Numbers: 6 Key Findings from 2016

6 Key Findings from 2016 Are there more or fewer doctors than ever before? How many people are really smoking weed? Are people opting for the flu vaccine in greater numbers? Live Science looked into these questions and others by reviewing key data from 2015 and 2016, scouring for trends in health and medicine. Here are six of our findings: The percentage of Americans who use marijuana has increased. Are more Americans smoking marijuana than ever before? Yes, but the change may not be drastic — a recent confidential Gallup…

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Select: some of the best food stories of 2016

Select, Aoife McElwain’s weekly column in The Ticket every Friday, gave us plenty of food for thought in 2016, investigating food culture and tradition and unearthing plentiful nuggets of fascinating information. In March, we learned the story behind corned beef and cabbage on St Patrick’s Day, and why millions of Americans erroneously believe that dish is Ireland on a plate, and yet nobody would dream of serving it here on our national day. Misleading food labelling has been a recurring theme throughout 2016. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland and…

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2016: The hottest food trends of the year

From the Ethiopian injera, doro wat and vodka-infused panakam to Malabar biryani and freshly-brewed ale and cider, 2016 has been an exciting year for the gourmand. Global food trails – Chennai Think cutting edge food trends and Chennai isn’t always the first place that comes to mind. We admit this, but only grudgingly. In fact, we’d like to point out, the city does have some of the most authentic Japanese and Korean restaurants in the country — run by locals, no less. Add to this a Russian eatery with authentic…

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Top Food Searches on Google in 2016

One way to approach trends is to get a pulse of the sentiment and identify trends with industry experts. Another way is to rely on absolute data and analytics. Google did just that. The Food Trends Report of 2016 by Google analyses food searches in terms of volumes and removes seasonal effects, etc. Thus, the report is able to correctly identify food trends, basis their interest levels on Google Search. Want to know what people searched for this year? Read on. RISERS: risers 620 Certain food searches saw an upswing…

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PlayStation LifeStyle Game of the Year 2016 Winner!

Here it is! We’re down to our final end-of-year awards and as one can expect, it’s for the biggest one there is! To end things with a bang, PlayStation LifeStyle awards what we deem the best game of the year. If you weren’t able to keep track of all the awards we’ve given out for our Best of 2016 month-long celebration, you can check them out here, or watch the video above to see all the categories, winners and of course, our pick for Game of the Year 2016!What game…

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Cyber Monday 2016: Travel Gadget Discounts on Amazon And Walmart

In Walmart, great deals and discounts are available at 12:01 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 25 to jump start their Cyber Monday deal event. This is the first time they are doing this kind of event in the hopes to get ahead of its competitors. Amazon is currently offering the best travel gadgets while preparing for the Cyber Monday Deals. Get quality high-quality photos while on action with Walmart’s quality action cameras and drones. You can save as much as $30 with their Quadrone Hybrid Drone for $99 (Just click on this…

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RRB NTPC exam 2016: Results of Thiruvananthapuram region declared, check here

Thiruvananthapuram: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), Thiruvananthapuram, has announced the results of NTPC exam. The NTPC exam was conducted from March 28 to May 3 this year. Around 56 lakh candidates had appeared for the exam. As many as 7,807 have qualified the first stage exam. The common 2nd Stage Examination (CBT) for various posts of NTPC (Graduate) categories against CEN-03/2015 for the provisionally shortlisted candidates is likely to take place in December. How to check RRB NTPC 2016 results: Visit rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in On the homepage, click the results section A…

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THE 2016 CFDA/VOGUE FASHION FUND AWARD CEREMONY WAS ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS

Perhaps it was fitting that designer Laura Vassar wore white to the 2016 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Gala on Monday night. When Vassar and her husband Kristopher Brock took the stage to accept the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award for their line, Brock Collection, their ebullient speech gave the room the vibe of a wedding reception. “In 2011, a student at Parsons dropped out of a class three weeks after the semester started, which allowed me — on the waitlist — to take his seat in the class, where I met my…

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Fashion Election: CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Names 2016 Winners

The votes were tallied — no, not those votes. The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund elected its newest winners, Laura Vassar and Kristopher Brock of Brock Collection, the recipients of $400,000 and a year of mentorship. The two runners-up were Stirling Barrett of Krewe du Optic and Adam Selman, who received $150,000 each. The announcement came Monday night at the CFDA/VFF’s 13th annual gala held at Spring Studios. Winners and runners-up were chosen by the competition’s judging committee, which included Ken Downing, Mark Holgate, Steven Kolb, Anna Wintour, Diane von Furstenberg, Marcus…

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The 2016 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Gala Dinner

The evening started off with cocktails and a soundtrack featuring everything from Chance the Rapper to disco classics, but the subtext of this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund gala dinner was all about tomorrow evening’s election. Comedian Sarah Jones gave a nod to the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, in an ensemble from Joseph Altuzarra. “I am channeling Hillary,” said Jones with a laugh, “it’s still pants and it’s still a suit. We are manifesting tomorrow.” And what of her look for the voting booth? “Public School and some J.Crew. Lots of friends…

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