The mysterious creature that appeared on a beach in the United Kingdom and bewilders scientists

The mysterious creature that appeared on a beach in the United Kingdom and bewilders scientists

Nobody knows what species this creature belongs to. The waves brought her, she stayed in the sand and, since then, the mystery began. A creature appeared this week on a beach on the Gower peninsula on the south coast of Wales, United Kingdom, and since then scientists have been unable to...

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“Non-consensual sex is always rape”, says new law in Sweden

“Non-consensual sex is always rape”, says new law in Sweden

The Swedish Parliament passed a law that determines that sex without consent is a violation even though there have been no threats or use of force, one held by human rights NGOs. “It’s not no, it’s our law,” say protesters in Cologne, Germany. The law was approved by 257 votes...

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The Map of the Antipodes: Find out where would appear if you dug a tunnel under your feet!

The Map of the Antipodes: Find out where would appear if you dug a tunnel under your feet!

Where in the world would you go if you dug a tunnel under your feet that traversed the center of the Earth? Maybe you’ve ever asked yourself this question. Now map on the internet allows to know the answer. The Map of the Antipodes is a virtual tool that allows you...

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Some things you OUGHT to know before marriage

Some things you OUGHT to know before marriage

“I wish I knew then how much my future husband farted. Don’t get me wrong — it’s hilarious. It’s just…neverending.“ 2. “That it’s OK to not always like each other. But you have to choose to love them every day, even when you don’t like them very much.” 3. “That intimacy is important, but it doesn’t...

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The ambitious project with which China wants to control the climate in a region as big as Alaska

The ambitious project with which China wants to control the climate in a region as big as Alaska

China carries out a large-scale project in which it wants to cause rainfall in one of the country’s main water reserves. It is the largest artificial rain system ever designed. And China has created it to face the drought in one of its most important water sources. The Chinese Aerospace Science...

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Public enraged at Kim Kardashian “appetite suppressing” lollipop promotion

Public enraged at Kim Kardashian “appetite suppressing” lollipop promotion

It’s another day and another drama for Kim Kardashian, who’s once again on the receiving end of backlash from fans. This time people are mad because Kim just promoted “appetite suppressant lollipops” on Instagram. #ad You guys… @flattummyco just dropped a new product. They’re Appetite Suppressant Lollipops and they’re literally...

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Is it better to get up earlier to have good health?

Is it better to get up earlier to have good health?

And on weekends too? Should we give up the habit of staying longer in bed on Saturday and Sunday? When a recent study analyzed differences in the health of people getting up early and those who got up late, the results seemed to be quite discouraging for the latter. The research...

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Creating ‘balance’ in your 24-hours schedule

Creating ‘balance’ in your 24-hours schedule

My life used to feel out of balance. Heavy on the overwhelm and light on everything else. The hours and days and weeks would blur together as I went about my weekday routine without any real intention. I would wake up, rush to get ready, and drive to the office where I would work...

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Unlocking the power of sleep

Unlocking the power of sleep

Feeling a little bleary? Kickstart your day by having coffee -The first thing in the morning to jolt yourself into alertness? Maybe you aren’t getting sufficient hours of sleep. When we don’t get enough shut-eye, we have trouble concentrating, focusing, working, making decisions, remembering things, and being our best selves....

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Lebanon voted for extremism

Lebanon voted for extremism

Hezbollah succeeds in the parliamentary elections in Lebanon. A dangerous result for the entire region, says Kersten Knipp. The party will aggravate the crisis in the Middle East even more. The Syrian war, in which the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah interferes unfortunately, now transcends Lebanon. Lebanese voters believe that, precisely Hezbollah, could be...

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Hotel Guide: Europe’s top 10 Grandeur

Hotel Guide: Europe’s top 10 Grandeur

Hotels on Europe’s festival circuit come in a range of styles, from party-centric to serene retreat. Some even create their own festivals devoted to food, literature or music, and others offer easy access to destination events nearby. The following new, improved or event-staging hotels welcome guests to celebrate. AUSTRIA Hotel...

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Pakistanis, here are the 7 European countries where you can apply for citizenship

Pakistanis, here are the 7 European countries where you can apply for citizenship

As political instabilities are at its peak in Pakistan, it has surely made migration complicated for its citizens. However, we’ve got some good news for Pakistanis willing to move to Europe. It has been reported that there are 7 countries in Europe that Pakistanis can migrate to. People who were...

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Co-education prodigy reconsidered beyond divide

Co-education prodigy reconsidered beyond divide

Co-education is a system of educating boys and girls together which has always been heavily debatable between the elder masses in some countries. In ancient times, co-education was prevalent in Greece only. Today, this system of education is present, and typically the norm, in almost all the countries of the...

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German schools need more Islamic religion classes in light of increased Islamophobia

German schools need more Islamic religion classes in light of increased Islamophobia

A new study revealed that 54,000 high school students in Germany receive Islamic religion classes. However, the number of interested parties could be 10 times higher. There are not enough German high school students who receive Islamic religion classes, according to a new study from the Mediendienst Integration information service. About 54,000...

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Is your post-pregnancy weight troubling you? Get in shape using these simple hacks today!

Is your post-pregnancy weight troubling you? Get in shape using these simple hacks today!

Are you having a major trouble losing post-pregnancy weight? Experts say the key lies in eating a balanced diet and including workouts like Kegel and aerobics. Previous studies have shown that breastfeeding the newborn also helps you lose weight faster. Another study showed that factors like sleep deprivation, food cravings and not...

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Why do some teenagers mistreat themselves on social networks?

Why do some teenagers mistreat themselves on social networks?

Much has been said about bullying and cyberbullying, but experts in adolescent behavior have identified a new phenomenon, still little known, according to which some young people harass themselves online. Those who study it consider it a form of “self-injury”: a digital aggression towards oneself. It consists, as described by...

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A guide to healing: Spousal bereavement in later life, grieving and growing

A guide to healing: Spousal bereavement in later life, grieving and growing

NEW YORK: Older adults who lose a spouse may be more susceptible to cognitive decline in subsequent years and require extra support and nursing, researchers say. In the study of approximately 7,000 middle aged and older men and women, cognitive functioning degenerated over time for everyone, but it degraded considerably more and...

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Travel Guide: Live the dream and reality of ‘cruising’

Travel Guide: Live the dream and reality of ‘cruising’

But, why Cruise? Vacations can be exhausting. Passports must be checked for validity. Flights need to be booked, and while you’re searching for the cheapest possible flights, you know the fares are only going to go up. And then there’s the airport. Checking in, hauling carryon and kids through security, removing shoes...

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The aftermath of one of the biggest public health scandals of the 20th century

The aftermath of one of the biggest public health scandals of the 20th century

A conspiracy theory against vaccination endorsed by 13 experts and published in a prestigious journal was enough to generate a crisis of confidence in the scientific community that still exists today. In February 1998, the British physician Andrew Wakefield linked the vaccine known as MMR – for the acronym in English for measles, mumps...

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Did you know, ‘just breathing’ can lead to contagious diseases?

Did you know, ‘just breathing’ can lead to contagious diseases?

Flu, or influenza, is an infectious respiratory disease that is caused by viruses. The illness ranges from mild to severe and can lead to hospitalization and even death in the long-term. People at higher risk of serious complications from the flu include young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and people with certain...

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And they say ‘I do not deserve to be a mother’…

And they say ‘I do not deserve to be a mother’…

Mathieu knew a country without capital is no country. He knew my capital was my son, that the spark in his eyes were enough to serve as the sole reason for my survival. He knew what being stabbed in the chest felt like. He had felt the pain after all. If he...

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How to overcome shame, according to science

How to overcome shame, according to science

The fear of being ashamed can be overwhelming and can hinder the performance of daily activities. How to master it   Have you ever asked a woman if she was  pregnant and she responded with a stern “No”? If so, did you instantly feel the need for the earth to swallow you? It is likely...

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Thai woman, 39, initiates #DontTellMeHowToDress and #TellMenToRespect Campaign

Thai woman, 39, initiates #DontTellMeHowToDress and #TellMenToRespect Campaign

When a Thai government official told women to dress carefully to prevent harassment at the Songkran festival, it brought back painful memories for model Cindy Sirinya Bishop. The Thai-American was just 17 when she was sexually harassed at the New Year celebrations. Dressed in a loose black t-shirt and three-quarter...

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“They locked me up, beat me and then forced me to marry”: the drama of the men in India who are forced to marry

“They locked me up, beat me and then forced me to marry”: the drama of the men in India who are forced to marry

“They kidnapped me, beat me and forced me to marry.” The revelation is from Roshan Kunar , who in 2017, when he was 17 years old, was kidnapped by a group of men in the Bihar region of northern India and forced to marry a young woman. “Ten men pointed a gun...

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How to create a Family Budget: Build a budget that works!

How to create a Family Budget: Build a budget that works!

 Adult-ing can be hard, from parenting to managing finances with the expectation that we should be able to manage our money effectively. For many this can be hard work and extremely overwhelming, especially if you weren’t taught how to do it. However, creating a budget helps give you a complete understanding...

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Malala and IK listed amongst ‘world’s most admired people of 2018’

Malala and IK listed amongst ‘world’s most admired people of 2018’

Malala Yousafzai and Imran Khan have made it to the list of World’s Most Admired People of 2018. The Nobel Prize laureate and PTI chairman made it to top 20 of the men and women lists, according to an annual study compiled by YouGov. The list includes 20 men and 20...

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Here’s how Islamabad’s new airport rolls out with certain flaws

Here’s how Islamabad’s new airport rolls out with certain flaws

AFTER years of invincible delays, suspicions of poor management, bad planning, and ample wastage of funds, it seems that the new Islamabad International Airport will soon become operational for domestic and international flights from April 20. Said to be built according to international standards as Pakistan’s first ‘greenfield airport’ — that its...

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We need a change of mentality regarding the Internet

We need a change of mentality regarding the Internet

German users of Facebook have also been affected by the recent scandal, and suddenly the horror is great. When will Germany learn that the Internet is not a national issue, says Maximiliane Koschyk. “The Internet is a new territory for all of us.” Only four and a half years ago, Chancellor Angela...

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A heart-wrenching untold story of a Pakistani ‘mochi’ (cobbler)

A heart-wrenching untold story of a Pakistani ‘mochi’ (cobbler)

Karachi serves as a home to the most diverse of populations across Pakistan. Muslims, non-Muslims, Shia, Sunni, Muhajir, Balochi, Sindhi, Pashtun, Kashmiri, and also countless other minority groups; many a people have found home here. Some of us hold onto deep-rooted positive emotions for Karachi, while others are seemingly indifferent....

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Humanitarian aid can not solve the war

Humanitarian aid can not solve the war

War, hunger, lack of drinking water and diseases: humanitarian organizations try to help the civilian population in Yemen, but the situation is getting worse, says Marten Mylius, coordinator of the NGO Care. QA: Mr. Mylius, you travel regularly to Yemen and have many collaborators in the country. What is the current situation...

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Observing Ramadan this year…The countdown begins!

Observing Ramadan this year…The countdown begins!

In Arabic, Ramadan means “the hot month”, derived from the root word ‘ramida’, meaning “scorched”. It is the holy month of fasting when keen and enthusiastic Muslims abstain from food, drink and sex in daylight hours until dawn. Undoubtedly, it was a physical trial for the first Muslims living in the...

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“A person who is anxious about his next meal cannot be happy”

“A person who is anxious about his next meal cannot be happy”

The recently released UN-sponsored World Happiness Report 2018 ranks Pakistan 75th out of 156 countries in terms of how happy their citizens are. That is a significant progress. Last year, we stood at the 80th position. There has been rejoicing at what is seen as Pakistan’s superiority in the ranking...

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5 fascinating predictions about the future of megacities like Karachi

5 fascinating predictions about the future of megacities like Karachi

Currently more than half of human beings live in cities and the forecasts point to the year 2050, 7 out of 10 people will have their home in a large city. Teemu Alexander Puutio, a researcher at the University of Turku, Finland, has studied the subject for years and among...

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UNICEF: four out of every five newborns die from poverty

UNICEF: four out of every five newborns die from poverty

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned in its report today, Tuesday (20.02.2018) about the “alarming” risks that run the lives of newborn children in the poorest countries and most affected by conflicts in the world. world. 2.6 million newborns worldwide died at the end of their first month of...

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When the bad memory and the confusions are a problem? Keys to know what is normal and what is not

When the bad memory and the confusions are a problem? Keys to know what is normal and what is not

The keys, the cell phone, an appointment, the name of a colleague, what you had to buy at the supermarket … many of us lose and forget things several times a day. But how do you know when it is an oversight by mere distraction and when an incipient health...

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Are women leaders different from men?

Are women leaders different from men?

  Perhaps people expect a discussion stir up about the relative strengths and weaknesses of each gender regarding leadership positions. But I think this is just not the right question, probably because we paddle into murky waters when trying to contemplate about half of the population based on gender alone....

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Are you a True Pakistani? Test your knowledge!

Are you a True Pakistani? Test your knowledge!

Pakistan Day is celebrated as a national holiday in the country in the memory of Lahore Resolution at Minar-e-Pakistan during 1940 and also the adoption of Pakistan’s first constitution on the same day during 1956. The following quiz will help you test your general knowledge information about this important day...

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Online word-war and its repercussions

Online word-war and its repercussions

Are you an avid social platform user? Well, no matter who you are, there is a huge chance that you spent some time arguing with someone with conflicting thoughts. But if you think about it, you definitely can’t impose yourself on someone else. Can you? The same thing goes to...

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Pakistan’s E-Commerce Market to Be a Promising Sector

Pakistan’s E-Commerce Market to Be a Promising Sector

KARACHI: To everyone’s utter amazement, the size of Pakistan’s e-commerce sector is expected to surpass the coveted $1-billion mark in fiscal year 2017-18, much earlier than previous estimates, said an industry official. Boosted by the upsurge in broadband usage as well as a drastic increase in the number of online payment...

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4 warnings from Stephen Hawking on the dangers that threaten humanity

4 warnings from Stephen Hawking on the dangers that threaten humanity

The academic fame of Stephen Hawking, the British physicist who died Wednesday at age 76, is based on his research on black holes and Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. But, as a scientific disseminator, he used to leave his research area, using his recognition to highlight what he considered...

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Will Russia, the United States and international powers in conflict end in a direct war in Syria?

Will Russia, the United States and international powers in conflict end in a direct war in Syria?

Like all conflicts that apparently have no end, the struggle in Syria has been divided into several mini-wars. The original confrontation between the Syrian government and those trying to overthrow it is now practically irrelevant, with the position of President Bashar al-Assad radically diminished but basically uncontested, while the rebel...

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Is Your Brain Male or Female?

Is Your Brain Male or Female?

You might think that your gender automatically determines if your brain is male or female, but you’re wrong. According to Cambridge scientists, seventeen percent of men and women have brains that are associated with the opposite gender. Are you one of the seventeen percent? You can find out quickly by taking...

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8 things you should know about sleep and the effects they have on your body

8 things you should know about sleep and the effects they have on your body

The dream has become a fundamental issue for those who care about health. How much we sleep and how much we stop sleeping are issues that increasingly focus the attention of the scientific community, as well as citizens (insomniacs or not) concerned about their own well-being. But how much do...

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Hypnosis as therapy: esotericism or science?

Hypnosis as therapy: esotericism or science?

Formerly it was believed that hypnosis was charlatanism: esoteric people who manipulated a pendulum. Larissa Warneck wanted to experience the effect of this therapy. Michael Teut is the medical and homeopath chief of the Department of Natural Medicine of the Charité University Clinic in Berlin. He is also a hypnotist. “Many patients come...

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Birkin, Hermès portfolio that costs as much as a house

Birkin, Hermès portfolio that costs as much as a house

How much would you pay for a portfolio? US $ 150, US $ 750 or, perhaps, up to US $ 1,000? What would you think of disbursing more than US $ 380,000 for a single portfolio, one that is also second-hand? For that money you could buy an average house in any...

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How being discouraged can alter the functioning of our brain and our relationship with others

How being discouraged can alter the functioning of our brain and our relationship with others

When we feel bad emotionally this affects our innate ability to respond to other people’s suffering. In the dystopian novel “The Tale of the Maid,” by the British writer Margaret Atwood, the innumerable injustices committed against the central character, Offred, find echo in most readers. When the young woman is...

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The method to improve memory that does not require any effort

The method to improve memory that does not require any effort

When you try to memorize something new, it is normal to assume that the more effort you put into it, the better it will go. However, you may just need a break in which you do nothing. Literally. Turn off the light, relax and enjoy 10 or 15 minutes of tranquility and you will see...

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“I take 200 selfies a day”: when can one speak of “selfitis”, the constant obsession to take pictures of oneself?

“I take 200 selfies a day”: when can one speak of “selfitis”, the constant obsession to take pictures of oneself?

Junaid Ahmed has 50,000 followers on Instagram and admits he is a selfiesaddict . The 22-year-old Briton takes about 200 pictures of himself every day. He carefully selects the time at which he posts the selfies on social networks, with the intention of getting more “likes”. If you have less than 600 likes , delete it. “When...

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The genius of the relaxed attitude of the lazy and why you should imitate them

The genius of the relaxed attitude of the lazy and why you should imitate them

At first sight the lazy people’s lifestyle is the very antithesis of everything we value. Modern life is fast and focused on finding new ways to include more activities in every second of our existence. Laziness is one of the deadly sins and being busy is an honor. But what is...

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The controversial case of the Japanese millionaire who wanted “a big family” and had 16 children with rent bellies in Thailand

The controversial case of the Japanese millionaire who wanted “a big family” and had 16 children with rent bellies in Thailand

A court in Bangkok, Thailand, granted a wealthy Japanese paternity rights of 13 children born of surgeries in that country. The court’s decision opens the way for Mitsutoki Shigeta , 28, to obtain custody of the children and transfer them to Japan. It is the latest twist in this scandal known as “baby...

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