Where does the myth that omega 3 is good for preventing heart disease come from?

Where does the myth that omega 3 is good for preventing heart disease come from?

Omega 3 pills have been recommended for decades. The recommendation is familiar: the consumption of omega 3 fatty acid is good for the heart. That is the reason why millions of people in different parts of the world resort to fish oil supplements. Or seek to consume it naturally, in...

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How cookies from your computer or phone can make your holidays more expensive

How cookies from your computer or phone can make your holidays more expensive

Buying a flight over the internet can be more expensive than you might imagine. If you usually buy flights over the internet, it is likely that you have paid more than the ticket cost the first time you consulted. Sometimes, the difference barely reaches US $ 5. Others, it can be...

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This is how instincts affect our decisions (and why sometimes it is convenient to ignore them and sometimes not)

This is how instincts affect our decisions (and why sometimes it is convenient to ignore them and sometimes not)

Intuition and emotions in front of a more analytical and rigorous thought: what is more important when making decisions? Imagine the director of a large company announcing an important decision and justifying it with a hunch or a premonition. Surely he would have to face an unbelieving public. But do important...

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4 dietary myths that our lifestyles have evolved around

4 dietary myths that our lifestyles have evolved around

Children are fastidious eaters. Can we really blame parents for force-feeding them food that, according to the little ones, looks or smells funny? Much of this compulsion comes with backstories that children are told to sweet-talk them into eating. “Drink you milk so you can grow tall like daddy” is...

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Why do we cry and what is the role of tears in our health?

Why do we cry and what is the role of tears in our health?

The sob in response to pain or an emotional shock continues to intrigue scientists. It can be in response to extreme pain, an emotional shock or an emotional scene in a movie. How many times do we catch ourselves sobbing when we watch a movie, even if it’s about animated...

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Ocean heat waves are getting longer and more frequent

Ocean heat waves are getting longer and more frequent

The  world’s oceans are suffocating. During the last century, marine heat waves have become more common and last longer. A new research carried out by scientists from Canada, USA The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, published in the journal Nature , suggest that the annual number of days that a part of the ocean is experiencing a...

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The source of the mysterious emissions that are destroying the ozone layer has been discovered

The source of the mysterious emissions that are destroying the ozone layer has been discovered

This was the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica in the year 2000. In recent months, scientists around the world have been extremely intrigued by a mysterious increase in emissions of polluting gases that have done is to drastically damage the ozone layer that protects the Earth. Now, those...

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What is the 5th dimension and where is it hidden?

What is the 5th dimension and where is it hidden?

Physicists have been looking for it for a long time, and will continue to do so until they find it. “What is the 5th dimension? I know that the 1st is height, the 2nd, width, the 3rd, depth, and the 4th, time, but nobody seems to know what is the...

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Love in law or law in love? 4 reasons why you shouldn’t live with your in-laws

Love in law or law in love? 4 reasons why you shouldn’t live with your in-laws

Being a newlywed is a blissful time for couples. At this stage, couples are still learning about one another, and are in the process of adjusting in this new phase of their relationship. Your in-laws may be great people but actually living with them may not be such a good idea. Sure, you may...

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Menstrual hygiene every woman should pay definite heed to

Menstrual hygiene every woman should pay definite heed to

Most of us go through our periods very secretively and don’t really bother to figure out if our practices are hygienic or not. At times, we may wear the same napkin for a whole day. Women is villages and smaller towns still use reusable unhygienic cloth during their periods. And...

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8 Benefits Of Dates During Pregnancy And How They Ease Labor

8 Benefits Of Dates During Pregnancy And How They Ease Labor

Catherine began eating about six to seven dates every day as soon as she entered the ninth month of her pregnancy. The result – she had a smooth labor and a normal delivery. But how could dates help in an easy labor? What secrets do they hold for pregnancy? If...

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The 10 richest countries in the world and the 10 most unequal countries

The 10 richest countries in the world and the 10 most unequal countries

The richest countries are Qatar, Macao and Luxembourg. What does it mean if a country is rich? Although the answer may seem simple, because it would be enough to look at which ones generate more wealth, the truth is that it is not so simple. To create this list, several...

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Power of eloquence: How to stop saying “Um” and “Err” while communicating

Power of eloquence: How to stop saying “Um” and “Err” while communicating

Have you ever listened to a recording of yourself speak? It’s one of the most horrifying experiences any human has to stand. Invariably, the sound of our own voice makes us cringe. But then, once you get past that, you realize how many times you said “um” or “err” or...

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The key to being a good friend

The key to being a good friend

What is the most important factor in being a good friend ? According to new research conducted by a team of scientists at Yale University in New Haven (USA) simply listening to someone speak, without even looking at him, could increase our “emphatic precision”.  The experts started from the hypothesis that communication using only our...

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The 5 “deadly sins” that are committed in the business world

The 5 “deadly sins” that are committed in the business world

Carillion sank under the weight of a crushing debt of almost US $ 2 billion. In spite of having rows of executives and advisors with millionaire salaries, the big companies can make decisions that, in the best of cases, are disconcerting and, at worst, suicidal. How is it that such...

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High-fashion casual trends: Eastern splendor spirals, sarees this time!

High-fashion casual trends: Eastern splendor spirals, sarees this time!

A saree is arguably the classiest outfit to don whether it be to a dinner or a wedding, it just never goes out of style. However, the otherwise traditional saree has in recent times seen designers experimenting with it and replacing the petticoat with pants and shalwars and the blouse...

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Why cyan blue can make you sleepy

Why cyan blue can make you sleepy

Researchers say that cyan color can be added or removed from screens to prevent or stimulate sleep. This color is so powerful that it can modify your sleep. This is the cyan, ent r and the green and the blue, which has a hidden factor that can alter your desire or not to sleep. According to biologists...

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Terrorism in perspective

Terrorism in perspective

The definition of “terrorism” in the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) has been the subject of much debate since the law was enacted in 1997. The judiciary, starting with the Supreme Court in the Mehram Ali case in 1998, has on a number of occasions been asked to determine the ambit of...

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Golden Passports: how the multimillion-dollar global industry of the legal sale of citizenship works

Golden Passports: how the multimillion-dollar global industry of the legal sale of citizenship works

There is a type of visa for which you only need to have a good bank account, but in most the requirements are extensive and subjective. “Money can buy you a lot of freedom.” That’s how clear Nuri Katz is. He knows well what he is talking about, as he is...

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Introvert Doodles: 9 commonalities you can relate to if you are an introvert!

Introvert Doodles: 9 commonalities you can relate to if you are an introvert!

Ever feel like you’re the only one in the world who isn’t outgoing? It’s true that we are a sociable species and that most of the world runs on being interactive, social and extroverted, but do you ever think that being alone is a much better option? Well it turns...

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Why pay inequality between men and women begins in adolescence (and how to avoid it)

Why pay inequality between men and women begins in adolescence (and how to avoid it)

The differences do not have as much to do with the negotiation, but come from much earlier. I have spent much of the last decade attending conferences to help women fight a widespread problem: wage inequality. As self-defense courses began to gain popularity in the early 1980s, we sought the...

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Why being distracted can be good for your work

Why being distracted can be good for your work

Alexander Graham Bell, the Scottish inventor who patented the phone, was not a fan of multitasking. In fact, I believed that true creativity came from a total concentration on the subject under consideration and that any distraction would only take us away from our goals. And, until recently, psychological research...

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Style Alert: Wrap yourself in these trending colors this season for a summery look!

Style Alert: Wrap yourself in these trending colors this season for a summery look!

Take note and get ready: see the ten trendy colors for Spring Summer 2018. Trends will take two opposed directions: on one side towards a strong, vibrant palette, that recalls fauvist pictures, on the other towards pastel hues on light and de-structured garments, for an ethereal look. All nuances going from...

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Weber’s Law: why time passes faster as we get older

Weber’s Law: why time passes faster as we get older

Our perception changes depending on whether the stimuli we are exposed to are large or small. What happens when you enter a dark room and a candle is lit? You notice the flame on right away, right? And if that room is fully lit, how long can it take you to realize...

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A plasuible explanation of the merit of ‘Fitra’ (Charity) Entitlement

A plasuible explanation of the merit of ‘Fitra’ (Charity) Entitlement

Fitra or Zakat Al Fitr is an obligatory charity that is distributed at the end of the Fast of Ramadan. It is obligatory for every Muslim, to be paid on their own behalf and on behalf of their dependents (Wife, children, etc), if they have the means to do so....

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How to detect a “bot” or a “ghost tracker” on Twitter or Facebook in 3 easy steps

How to detect a “bot” or a “ghost tracker” on Twitter or Facebook in 3 easy steps

Automatic accounts are the order of the day. It is increasingly difficult to guess what part of what we see in social networks is real and what part is not. What stories are true, in the midst of so many false news? Who is behind each account? In social networks such...

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Heavy metals are becoming aggressive to birds

Heavy metals are becoming aggressive to birds

A study with common coalfish shows that exposure to cadmium and lead takes away vitality and, at the same time, causes them aggressiveness.   The Great Tit ( Parus major ) is a small insectivorous bird whose live yellow plumage can be seen throughout Spain and much of Europe. The abundance and defined character traits...

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Eid Shopping wheels and picks up momentum in ‘The City of Lights’

Eid Shopping wheels and picks up momentum in ‘The City of Lights’

Eid shopping fever is picking up momentum in the city’s main markets as Eid-ul-Fitr is drawing near and the ecstatic mood of young girls, women and the youth is approaching full swing. Colourful Eid stalls have been set up at various points, offering different kinds of cosmetics, earrings, gleaming bangles,...

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Travel Guide: Best destination spots for couples

Travel Guide: Best destination spots for couples

Below are their wanderlust-worthy destinations — and we hope they’ll help inspire your next weekend getaway, epic year-end trip, or anything in between. Happy travels! Road-trip up the California coast: 2. Feast on killer food and drink in Austin: 3. Get a free crash course in history in Washington, D.C.: 4. Explore the Oregon...

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6 key characters of the story to understand the current China

6 key characters of the story to understand the current China

Rana Mitter explores China’s past through the story of 20 characters. What can a lustful literary heroine teach us about the 1920s in China? What role did a monk kidnapped play in the future of Chinese songs? And who was the first powerful couple in the country? These are some of the...

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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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