Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

Mount Everest expedition operators are finding increasing numbers of climbers’ dead bodies on the world’s highest peak as high temperatures melt glaciers and snow. More than 200 mountaineers have died on the peak since 1922, when the first climbers’ deaths on Everest were recorded. The majority of bodies are believed to have...

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Boredom is good for children

Boredom is good for children

When it comes to happiness, poll after poll, Dutch children are the ones at the top of the charts. Is it for education? How do their families raise them? Or will the secret be hidden in the genetics of the population of this rainy country of 17 million inhabitants? In truth, there...

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Why India celebrates Holi: The legends behind the festival of color

Why India celebrates Holi: The legends behind the festival of color

It’s the bold image of India most often seen in ad campaigns, films and music videos: People coming together from all walks of life to sing, dance and splash their friends and family with colored powder and water. Brands such as Sony and Canon have used the vibrant festival to showcase their...

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The most expensive pigeon in the world…Armando of US $ 1.5 million

The most expensive pigeon in the world…Armando of US $ 1.5 million

Not even the most optimistic expected the outcome of the bid that made Armando the most expensive pigeon in the world. Pedigrí had and a successful track record too, but the sale of the “best long-distance Belgian pigeon of all time” exceeded all expectations by reaching a price of US...

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Shootings in New Zealand: what should social networks do to their far right content?

Shootings in New Zealand: what should social networks do to their far right content?

Experts criticize that social networks are being used to promote “toxic and violent ideologies”, although right-wing groups denounced in the past what they consider “censorship” about their activity on these platforms. While it opened fire indiscriminately against hundreds of people, it broadcast it live to the whole planet through Facebook....

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Muslim groups around the world react to shootings

Muslim groups around the world react to shootings

Muslim community groups worldwide are reacting to the tragedy in Christchurch, sending condolences to those affected and warning of the risk of further attacks at places of worship. “This is indeed a very sad day for all,” said I.H. Kauser, National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia, in a...

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4 simple strategies to successfully carry out the tasks that we do not like

4 simple strategies to successfully carry out the tasks that we do not like

Do you know what techniques to use to better cope with the tasks you abhor? Successful people use different mental strategies to make difficult tasks more bearable. But new research shows that very few of these approaches are really effective. Resentment and persistence have been the subject of famous behavioral studies,...

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“Accelerated thought syndrome” is the evil of this century

“Accelerated thought syndrome” is the evil of this century

According to Dr. Cury, we must avoid the hyperconstruction of thoughts. After practicing psychiatry for 25 years and treating patients in more than 20,000 appointments, Dr. Augusto Cury is concerned about his findings. This Brazilian claims to have discovered the “accelerated thinking syndrome” (SPA), a condition that, according to him,...

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Types of parents: study reveals strict parents have bitter kids

Types of parents: study reveals strict parents have bitter kids

A new Pew Research Center survey of parents with children under 18 shows just how stressed many feel on a daily basis. Among all working parents with children under age 18, more than half (56%) report that it’s difficult for them to balance the responsibilities of their job with the responsibilities of family; 14% percent say this...

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5 ways in which life would improve through same schedule

5 ways in which life would improve through same schedule

Does the change in schedule affect you? The change of schedule is always an uncomfortable situation. Each time these dates approach, questions arise about which day the change will be, if the clock has to be advanced or delayed, or the fear of getting up an hour later or earlier the next day....

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