Monthly Archives: August 2017

WE FINALLY KNOW WHY ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS CAN MAKE YOU PUT ON WEIGHT IT’S GOT NOTHING TO DO WITH THE SUGAR

If you think using an artificial sweetener helps keep your weight down, think again. Artificial sweeteners combined with a low-carbohydrate diet may increase overall food consumed, according to a study published in the journal Cell Metabolism. The finding expands on previous research that explained why artificial sweeteners increase feelings of hunger when consumed …

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PRINCESS, P&O AND CUNARD TO OFFER SAME-SEX WEDDINGS

Three Carnival Corp. cruise lines – Princess Cruises, P&O and Cunard – have announced that they will begin offering ceremonies at sea for same-sex marriages.  The decision follows a landmark Bermuda court decision allowing same-sex marriages on the island nation. Most of the three lines’ vessels are Bermuda-flagged, and same-sex couples will …

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DRUNK SHIP CAPTAIN ARRESTED IN NEW ZEALAND

The 200-meter MV Shansi is flagged in Singapore. A New Zealand court has sentenced a British ship captain to pay a $3,000 fine after authorities found him to be more than five-times the legal alcohol limit  when his ship arrived at Northport, NZ on Friday. Anthony Michael Baker, the captain …

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