Pilates is a fitness regimen that has been around for nearly 100 years, using controlled movements to build strength and improve flexibility. Now, a pilates class in New York City is taking on a 21st century malady specific to our digital culture and obsession with texting. VOA's Tina Trinh went to the Gramercy Pilates NYC studio to check out their “Pilates for Text Neck” class.
There's no doubt Antarctica is getting warmer. Not only is the ice melting, but native moss covers more of the frozen continent and it's growing faster, according to British researchers. For people who live on the coasts, it means there will likely be more unwelcome water in their future. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.