People & Places

New Year delayed by one second

A “leap second” will be added to this year’s New Year’s countdown to compensate for a slowdown in the Earth’s ...

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Five things to do this week in Norwood

1. AAA Driver Training School: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 29, AAA Branch, 355 Providence Highway, Norwood. AAA Northeast ...

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Vladimir Putin tops Forbes 2016 list of most influential people

Vladimir Putin has beaten Donald Trump to top Forbes magazine’s annual list of the world’s most powerful people, taking the ...

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World’s oldest water gets even older

The world’s oldest water, which is locked deep within the Earth’s crust, just got even older. The liquid was discovered ...

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The World’s most generous countries

It seems that lending a helping hand to a stranger can be more than just a good deed. In fact, ...

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