New York

Allergy Season Knocking on the Door

AllergyPeople might be welcoming winter but it must not be forgotten that springs also bring allergy season. Pollen counts will go up as plants start to unfurl their leaves. Also, it is has been claimed by many scientists that climate change is another major reason for increasing the pollen counts and the duration of the pollen season.

New York Ranked 21st in Funding to Stop Smoking

SmokingNew York has been ranked 21st among states in funding for smoking cessation programs. The ranking was awarded by a national coalition of anti-smoking advocates.

It was seen this month that the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids included New York among states that did not live up to their promises to battle smoking by using all or most of the money from the historic tobacco company settlement 15 years ago.

New Zealand dollar make bigger gains

Zealand dollarThe New Zealand dollar has been gaining against its Australian counterpart as the economy in Australia is slowing. This is helping escalate the local recovery underline the different stages of the interest rate cycle each nations central bank is in.

The kiwi climbed as much as 92.49 Australian cents, the highest since October 2008, trading at 92.40 cents at 5pm in Wellington from 92.26 cents on Friday in New York.

Federal Railroad Administration gives NY railway time Until Tuesday to analyze lines

Federal-Railroad-AdministrationThis week a speeding commuter train derailed, killing four people. To avoid such accidents in future the Metro-North Railroad has until Tuesday to identify places in its system with major speed changes under an order from federal transportation officials requiring an extra worker in the driver's cab on these routes.

Jet Lag Occurs in Long Flights than Shorter Trips

Jet-LagJet lag is extreme tiredness and other physical effects felt by a person, which is caused mainly because of the long flight across several time zones.

Amanda Bynes spotted bouncing in Buffalo

Amanda-BynesAmanda Bynes thinks of new ways to surprise people with her actions. This time the troubled actress was seen jumping on trampolines in Buffalo, New York. She was spotted by many people in Buffalo who were at the bounce class at SkyZone.

TMZ reported that Bynes signed in using her middle name and she appeared messy, wandering aimlessly for a while before she started bouncing and having a nice time for an hour.