The growing demand for air conditioning can heat our planet even more!

The growing demand for air conditioning can heat our planet even more!

The energy consumed by air conditioning systems will triple by 2050, according to estimates from the International Energy Agency. The air conditioning systems that keep houses, stores and offices cool are gaining popularity in an increasingly hot world. But what consequences will the extra electricity they require have? Will it exacerbate...

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Why medicine treats pain differently in women and men

Why medicine treats pain differently in women and men

In the health system there is a long tradition of dismissing women’s pain. In 2009 my doctor told me that, like “many women,” I was paying too much attention to my body. Telling me that he had no problem, he suggested that I relax and try to ignore the symptoms. The...

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Tis the season to wear White! It’s trendy, classy and perfect for this Eid!

Tis the season to wear White! It’s trendy, classy and perfect for this Eid!

Basic white kurti is totally rolling inside all of our celebrities’ wardrobe. White kurtis are that one must have that can never go wrong whether its a meeting, your on a vacation, family dinners, or even when you’re just chilling with your friends. This fashion piece is not just comfortable...

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Stop Using the Same Cleaning Cloth in Kitchen! It is Nasty!

Stop Using the Same Cleaning Cloth in Kitchen! It is Nasty!

Using the same cloth for different tasks increases the risk of the appearance of E. coli bacteria, according to scientists.  The use of dish towels for multiple tasks may be putting your home at risk of food poisoning, according to research. Scientists at the University of Mauritius examined 100 kitchen...

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Pakistanis enchanted by 11-year-old motivational coach

Pakistanis enchanted by 11-year-old motivational coach

PESHAWAR: Several hundred Pakistani university students sit enraptured as Hammad Safi lectures them on the merits of bettering their diction by watching Barack Obama speeches on YouTube. The elegantly dressed motivational speaker is something of an internet sensation in Pakistan and regularly draws large crowds. But it´s not just because...

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Why traveling with medicines can be risky (and what precautions you should take)

Why traveling with medicines can be risky (and what precautions you should take)

Some cold remedies are banned in Japan and other countries. When we travel, we often carry medicines in our luggage, some because they are prescribed and others as a precaution, “just in case we get sick”. These include analgesics for pain, sleeping pills or to avoid allergies and medicines for...

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Why introversion is not the same as shyness and how is the introverted personality really

Why introversion is not the same as shyness and how is the introverted personality really

Do you enjoy solitary activities, like reading? Do you like to be alone sometimes and people assume that you are shy? Do you think long before you speak and your colleagues think you are insecure? If you reject an invitation to a party, do your friends think you’re “weird”? Perhaps the...

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Syria: the “hundreds of civilians” that the “war of annihilation” of the United States left in Raqqa, the former capital of Islamic State

Syria: the “hundreds of civilians” that the “war of annihilation” of the United States left in Raqqa, the former capital of Islamic State

The effect of the military campaign of the US-led forces it had devastating effects on the civilian population. Amnesty International (AI) found evidence that the air strikes carried out by the US-led coalition against the self-styled Islamic State (IS) in Raqqa, Syria, incurred “potential war crimes”. The organization defending human rights...

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5 graphs showing how the sale of electronic cigarettes in the world has exploded

5 graphs showing how the sale of electronic cigarettes in the world has exploded

The word “vapear” has been popularized in some countries. So popular has become the use of vaporizers, that currently it is not uncommon to hear the verb “vapear” in some countries of the world. The “vaping” has expanded among young people. So much so, that in social networks there is a kind of...

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Why a lot of people have a huge pleasure stealing small things from the office

Why a lot of people have a huge pleasure stealing small things from the office

When one starts a new job, the employer tends to make a series of promises that are not necessarily included in the written contract. Have you ever taken things from the office to your home? Have you stolen some pens and paper from your employer for your children’s art and craft...

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The most common diseases among women

The most common diseases among women

From the industrialization and the new forms of production, the degradation of the ecosystem is a reality more and more evident. The toxicity of the environment isnot only leaving remarkable marks in the natural places and the fauna, but directly in the own human health. This contamination, caused by the production and constant exposure...

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How to rant (intelligently) can help you not lose your job by a fit of fury

How to rant (intelligently) can help you not lose your job by a fit of fury

“There is nothing wrong with ranting, but only if you do it right,” says Carl Richards, financial consultant and author of the book “The Behavioral Gap”. “If you do it wrong, you can lose your job,” he adds. His proposal is basically cursing in a productive way. And the idea came...

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11 Ways To Stay Hydrated If You’re Fasting For Ramadan

11 Ways To Stay Hydrated If You’re Fasting For Ramadan

If you celebrate Ramadan, you are currently fighting a constant battle against thirst from dawn to sunset. To stay healthy and hydrated, follow this advice from Muslim registered dietitian Nour El-Zibdeh. 1. Do not drink juice to break your fast.   “A lot of people focus on juices because they are culturally...

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The invisible shapes in which your workplace “is killing you”

The invisible shapes in which your workplace “is killing you”

Work stress is a public health issue. A Uber software engineer who made a lot of money committed suicide in 2016. His family blamed work stress. A 21-year-old Merrill Lynch fellow collapsed and died in London after working 72 hours in a row. When the ArcelorMittal company closed a steel...

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The 6 personality traits that can define your professional success

The 6 personality traits that can define your professional success

The combination of six personality traits can indicate your potential at work. Are you curious, meticulous and competitive? Do you also have more mysterious qualities such as “high adaptability”, “acceptance of ambiguity and” tolerance to risk “? If so, congratulations! According to new research in psychology, these six characteristics make up a...

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Abortion: crime or public health problem?

Abortion: crime or public health problem?

Will Argentina join the current not to criminalize the termination of pregnancy? Supporters and opponents of the decriminalization of abortion defend their arguments in Parliament.      Massive demonstrations both for and against the decriminalization of abortion that have flanked the debate on the matter that began on April 10 in the...

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A system through which you can “learn anything” in just 20 hours

A system through which you can “learn anything” in just 20 hours

The growth curve is triggered in the first moments when we come into contact with a new material, according to the Hermann Ebbinghaus diagram. Russian, Arabic, Chinese? Violin, guitar? Quantum physics? Our brain is prepared to learn anything, however difficult it may be, and it does so quickly. At least, at the beginning. Some...

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Humorous tweets: Ramadan on a lighter note

Humorous tweets: Ramadan on a lighter note

Ramadan is finally here and Muslims all over the world are rejoicing but let’s face it, it’s definitely a tough month to get through and a little bit of humour helps! We’re living for these hilarious reactions and memes from people kicking off the holy month: All smokers right now...

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How to exercise, eat and sleep well on an empty stomach

How to exercise, eat and sleep well on an empty stomach

It is recommended that physical activity be done during the morning hours, although it is true that not all people react in the same way. It is not only about whether it is better to exercise before or after breakfast, but about how it is possible to subject the body...

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The technology that helped find 3,000 children in just 4 days in a country where half a million disappear every year

The technology that helped find 3,000 children in just 4 days in a country where half a million disappear every year

Many of the missing children end up falling into child trafficking networks. The disappearance of a child is the worst nightmare for a father. And in India it happens approximately every six minutes. A large number of them are kidnapped. Many end up falling into networks of sex trafficking and prostitution. Others end...

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The promising drug that could solve the problem of baldness

The promising drug that could solve the problem of baldness

The compound WAY-316606, within a drug already known by medicine, had never been considered to treat hair loss. A team of British researchers discovered that a drug to treat osteoporosis, a disease that weakens bones, could be used to stimulate hair growth and combat baldness. The scientists, of the Center...

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What the death of the Sun will be like?

What the death of the Sun will be like?

The Sun will be transformed into a luminous ring of gas and interstellar dust, known as the planetary nebula. That the Sun will die in about 5 billion years is something scientists agree on. What was not known is what will happen when that happens, until now. An international team of...

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This is what happens to your body when you are hungry

This is what happens to your body when you are hungry

Hunger is an instinct so strong that humans go to extremes to satisfy it. Hunger is the way our bodies warn us that it is time to look for food, eat and continue with life. It is a very powerful instinct that is generated when the brain detects changes in...

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7 tips to stimulate a baby’s brain development

7 tips to stimulate a baby’s brain development

“Developing a brain is a lot like building a house: you need a good foundation,” says Merle Davies, director of the Center for Early Childhood Development, in the English city of Blackpool. Her work there, in charge of the ” Blackpool better start ” program, has become a reference in the United...

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Can the full moon affect the quality of sleep?

Can the full moon affect the quality of sleep?

For many years the Moon has been blamed for everything from madness to increases in crimes and pregnancies. But could I also be responsible for some people not being able to sleep? Is there scientific evidence to support this suspicion? Researchers from the University of Basel, Switzerland, found evidence of a “lunar influence” during...

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5 things that could be affecting your weight that may surprise you

5 things that could be affecting your weight that may surprise you

Many people may think that the fight against obesity is a matter of willpower, but medical research indicates otherwise. The BBC program The Truth About Obesity discovered five factors that may be affecting your weight that may surprise you. 1. Intestinal microbes Gillian and Jackie are twins. But there is something that, at...

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What are the 5 phases of grief and why is not something that you have to leave behind

What are the 5 phases of grief and why is not something that you have to leave behind

Almost all of us go through life in a phase of mourning or mourning the loss of a loved one, but it is often something that we find difficult to talk about. Although there are some phases of grief recognizable and identified by psychology, mourning is different for each person...

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How bacterias are changing your mood all the time

How bacterias are changing your mood all the time

If there is something that makes us human, it is our minds, thoughts and emotions. However, a new and controversial theory is emerging that holds that intestinal bacteria alter our brain invisibly. Science is seeking to understand how the trillions of microbes that live inside and outside our microbiome affect our physical...

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With what type of exercises do you get the strongest bones?

With what type of exercises do you get the strongest bones?

Larger muscles, more defined legs, flat abs. In the world of exercises are countless routines and tips to improve fitness and contribute to a healthier life given the benefits of physical activity to the heart, lungs and brain. But there is a part of our body that is often forgotten:...

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Is it possible to recover a human heart after death?

Is it possible to recover a human heart after death?

Surgeons often say that when someone suffers a heart attack time is vital. This organ depends on a continuous supply of oxygen from the coronary arteries. If these are blocked and the supply is interrupted, the heart muscle cells begin to be destroyed in a few minutes. In many cases, unless surgeons...

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Things all soon-to-be-parents need to know!

Things all soon-to-be-parents need to know!

New parent? Thinking of having kids? Thinking of not having kids? The decision to go for completion of the “parenting quest” is not to be made lightly. We’re going to arm you with the knowledge of traps, bosses, and challenges that lie ahead. Being prepared is key, so let’s stock our inventory with...

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A night without sleep increases the risk of Alzheimer’s

A night without sleep increases the risk of Alzheimer’s

One study reveals that it increases the amount of beta-amyloid, the protein that forms plaques in the brain. Just one night of lost sleep can make the  brain fill with the protein that has long been linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, the beta-amyloid protein , according to a new study published in the...

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What type of friend are you?

What type of friend are you?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Take the quiz and find out what type of friend you really are!

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The hidden crisis of college students who are hungry and have nowhere to sleep

The hidden crisis of college students who are hungry and have nowhere to sleep

When Supraja Sridhar was studying at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, she encountered a problem she never imagined: one of her classmates was going hungry. “She had three jobs (…) and it was difficult for her to feed herself, to have the food she needed,” laments the young woman in conversation....

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57 Years Ago the first human traveled to space: Yuri Gagarin (Rava Special)

57 Years Ago the first human traveled to space: Yuri Gagarin (Rava Special)

The United States and the Soviet Union vigorously competed to push the boundaries of mankind’s exploration of space. The Russians scored a victory when they launched a small craft carrying cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin to new heights. His 108-minute flight gave him a permanent place in the history books as the...

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14th ANNUAL EXHIBITION FOR YOUNG ARTIST KICKS OF AT ALHAMRA

14th ANNUAL EXHIBITION FOR YOUNG ARTIST KICKS OF AT ALHAMRA

LAHORE: The Lahore Arts Council is organizing its 14th annual exhibition for the Young Artists at Alhamra, The Mall on 11th April 2018. This exhibition is a yearly and most promising attribute of the Alhamra Art Gallery in which young artist’s across the country from several different art institutes are...

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“The best kept secret of medicine: dying is not as bad as you think”

“The best kept secret of medicine: dying is not as bad as you think”

“In my humble opinion, dying is not as bad as you would expect.” This is the opinion on death of Kathryn Mannix, a British pioneer in palliative care, who has dedicated her career to treating patients with incurable diseases or in the last stages of her life. For the author...

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Talc-based products including Johnson’s Baby Powder contain cancer-causing asbestos

Talc-based products including Johnson’s Baby Powder contain cancer-causing asbestos

Johnson & Johnson suffered its first trial loss in a lawsuit claiming its talc-based products including Johnson’s Baby Powder contain cancer-causing asbestos, with a New Jersey jury on Thursday ordering J&J and another company to pay $37 million in damages. The verdict of liability in Middlesex County Superior Court in...

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What is the 52/17 rule and why can it help you be more productive at work

What is the 52/17 rule and why can it help you be more productive at work

Have you worked more than eight hours without leaving the desk? And in addition, it is possible that you have not even taken the time to have lunch. The question is whether this type of work habits, increasingly common, increase your productivity . And the answer given by experts is usually a resounding...

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The discovery of 12 black holes around Sagittarius A *, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way

The discovery of 12 black holes around Sagittarius A *, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way

A team of scientists suspects that the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way, may be full of black holes. A new study published on Wednesday presents evidence that reinforces an old theory: “supermassive” black holes in the centers of galaxies are surrounded by many smaller ones. The supermassive black...

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Mothers who regret having children

Mothers who regret having children

Most parents are willing to acknowledge that their children generate a lot of work, but usually they also feel that the experience is much more good than bad. To think otherwise is practically unspeakable. But there are also women who regret having become mothers. BBC brought the testimony of three women who told...

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The surprising finding of a group of villages in the Amazon that rethinks the history of the world’s largest jungle

The surprising finding of a group of villages in the Amazon that rethinks the history of the world’s largest jungle

Deforestation threatens to destroy the Amazon, but this time it was the key to an archaeological discovery that redefines the history of the largest forest in the world. Thanks to aerial images of areas where there are practically no trees left, a group of archaeologists from the University of Exeter...

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Are the cryonics technicians that freeze the dead a key to the immortality of human beings?

Are the cryonics technicians that freeze the dead a key to the immortality of human beings?

Technology is changing the way we work and the jobs we do. Will artificial intelligence and robots be exempt from routine tasks? Will they facilitate our work life or will they completely take away our work? As part of a new series of the BBC F uture of Work (The Future of Work), we...

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3 ways to fight back pain without medication

3 ways to fight back pain without medication

Back pain is very common, but there is consensus in the medical community that it is better to avoid resorting to medications to treat it. This, of course, provided that a specialist does not recommend otherwise. “It is always important to rule out specific causes such as cancer, infections and...

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Emergency tricks to start saving

Emergency tricks to start saving

How good or good are you to save? It is estimated that most people need the equivalent of about 70% of their income to be able to survive once they retire. However, the states are less and less prepared to face this expense: the World Economic Forum warned that the...

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What is intelligence, how important it is and why you should not tell anyone that it is smart

What is intelligence, how important it is and why you should not tell anyone that it is smart

Have you ever heard or said the phrases “You are very smart” or “How smart is this child!”? If so, maybe you should start rethinking if you’re right. Not for the qualifier towards the person you want to praise, but for the very concept of intelligence. Believe that intelligence is unique and...

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The pioneering study that unravels the mystery of what happens to our brain just before we die

The pioneering study that unravels the mystery of what happens to our brain just before we die

What happens at the time of death? No one knows exactly and, although scientists have some answers, that remains one of the great mysteries. Trying to solve it is a path plagued by practical and ethical difficulties . However, a team of scientists from the University of Charité in Berlin (Germany) and...

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What was there before the Big Bang? Stephen Hawking’s explanation of what existed before the appearance of the Universe

What was there before the Big Bang? Stephen Hawking’s explanation of what existed before the appearance of the Universe

Did something exist before the beginning of everything? Beyond a theological explanation like “God”, that would satisfy the religious, the experts have sought to solve the enigma that does not allow the most eminent minds to rest in the matter. Science in general accepts the theory of the Big Bang:...

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Money can buy you happiness … but the price depends on where you live

Money can buy you happiness … but the price depends on where you live

Can money really buy you happiness? According to researchers at Purdue University in the United States, the answer is: yes! But the issue is not black and white; The price of happiness is different in the whole world and you have to reach the right balance because if you gain too much there will...

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The Ghanaian teacher who teaches computing on a blackboard and without computers becomes a viral success

The Ghanaian teacher who teaches computing on a blackboard and without computers becomes a viral success

A Ghanaian teacher who teaches computer science to his students without any computer has become a viral success. The teacher, from the city of Kumasi, managed with his slate in which he did a meticulous drawing of the interface of Word, Microsoft’s popular word processor. He posted the photos on...

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