Mobile Etiquette: When Is It Inappropriate To Answer Your Cellphone? [Infographic]

These days, it’s almost impossible to escape the near-constant presence of cellphones in our daily lives. 92 percent of Americans now own one. It comes as little surprise that people tend to answer their phones everywhere imaginable – the library, the park, the cinema and so on – locations many people consider inappropriate. Read more >

Damn, damn, damn,“ she said. "I never said why I like you, and now I have to go.”
“That’s okay,” he said.
“It’s because you’re kind,” she said. “And because you get all my jokes …”
“Okay.” He laughed.
“And you’re smarter than I am.”
“I am not.”
“And you look like a protagonist.” She was talking as fast as she could think. “You look like the person who wins in the end. You’re so pretty, and so good. You have magic eyes,” she whispered. “And you make me feel like a cannibal.”
“You’re crazy.”
“I have to go.” She leaned over so the receiver was close to the base.
“Eleanor - wait,” Park said. She could hear her dad in the kitchen and her heartbeat everywhere.
“Eleanor - wait - I love you.
—  Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Researchers Seek Hypoallergenic Parks

Ah-choo! If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you’re probably sick of this refrain. And you’re not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. Moreover, there are allergy sufferers around the world echoing this allergy anthem.

Scientists, making a preemptive strike against seasonal allergies, are studying how the plants in urban green spaces affect air quality. The researchers hope their efforts will lead to fantastic urban green spaces that don’t cause allergic reactions.

Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/08/researchers-seek-hypoallergenic-parks