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How to find your natural weight

Five diet and fitness experts on eating mindfully, prioritising sleep and 23 other tips to help you reach a healthy number - and stay there<p><i>If you eat well you don’t need to snack. Eat only when you are hungry, stop when you are full"</i><p><b>Sarah Wilson</b> <b>is the author of the bestselling 'I Quit Sugar’ books</b> …

You don’t have to know how to code to make it big in tech

<b>I’m in my 60s.</b> I don’t code. In college exams, I was one of those high-verbal, low-math scorers. So I might not seem like an obvious person to be giving advice on getting into tech. Yet in the last year alone I’ve had more than 50 meetings with people who want my guidance on how to do it.<p>Many of …

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …

New York,MI5,UK news,US news,World news,Al-Qaida,UK security and counter-terrorism<p>Five surveillance officers appear as witness in Brooklyn-based trial of Abid Naseer, who is accused of plotting to blow up a British shopping center<p>Spies working for Britain’s MI5 intelligence agency donned wigs and …

Extremism

Farewell RadioShack: how technology made and unmade an American icon

Bankrupt at the age of 93, the store that once proclaimed itself “America’s #1 Electronics Store – Nobody Compares!” will shutter its shops and declare its chapter over in the saga of technology of the past century.<p>RadioShack, maybe more than any other American company, has charted the history of …

David Bowie

The Week Your New Year’s Resolution to Exercise Dies

As Gyms Start to Thin Out in Late January, Experts Tell How to Make a New Routine Stick<p>People with the noble New Year’s resolution to work out or work out more should mark their calendars: That resolve starts to waver in the third week in January, data shows.<p>The pattern shows how difficult it is to …

New Year's Resolutions

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Text Messaging

10 Safest Low-Cost Airlines In The World

The low-cost airline business model has only been around for a couple of decades, but it has developed a major presence in the airline business.<p>According to PWC, low-cost airlines account for more than 25% of the world's aviation business.<p>From a pool of 449 carriers around the world, …

This Bill Gates Quote Summarizes What The Tech World Thought Of Steve Jobs

On one hand, he was a dedicated practitioner of Zen meditation.<p>On the other, he was an often tyrannical executive, managing his team (and everybody else in his path) through intimidation.<p>Bill Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft and a longterm frenemy, was continually fascinated by the Apple icon. …

What to Eat When It's Really Cold Out (Really, Really Cold)

Yes, it's cold out. Maybe even too cold to go out for dinner. But wait till you read what the first man to cross Antarctica by dogsled had to eat before you start complaining.<p>Yes, we know you're cold. Sure, we agree that you'd "literally" be risking frostbite by going out to eat. And we totally get …

Nutrition

Swedish gamer ruled the YouTube roost with 4.1bn views, as games, children’s channels and music proved most popular for online video viewers<p>Games, music and children’s channels ruled the roost on YouTube in 2014, with its most popular channel PewDiePie’s videos watched more than 4.1bn times last …

Advertising

If the price of giving everyone internet access is total domination by Facebook, it’s not worth it

The social media firm’s latest big idea – to allow users in developing nations free net access if they use its app – should be resisted<p>Some years ago, I had a conversation with a senior minister in which he revealed that he thought the web was the internet. While I was still reeling from the shock …

Emerging Markets

Investment guru Jim Slater: The US is booming – and here's how you can profit

The legendary investor explains why he believes the US has glowing prospects - and how he's investing<p>Imagine for a moment that you are a very wealthy Martian who has just arrived on earth. Intending to settle here, you are now wondering where to invest your money.<p>Assuming that you want your capital …

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Saudi Arabia

The oil-rich kingdom pushed OPEC, the 12-nation oil cartel, to keep oil production up in order to put price pressure on other major oil producers like the Iran, Russia, and the US.<p>Aside from the oil story, there are many more behind-the-scenes facts about this Middle East powerhouse that many …

Saudi Arabia

Heavy, Beautiful Photos Document The Love of a Dying Young Mom

© Preston Gannaway/Concord Monitor<p>© Preston Gannaway/Concord Monitor<p>When Carolynne St. Pierre, a maternity nurse known for her keen wit, was …

America Must Stand Up To Cyberattacks

As a steady flow of information about the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures has been revealed, we have watched with shock and increasing concern as American lives and our values have been threatened by a narcissistic dictator. As the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, we don't …

Cyber-attacks

Australian Comedian Captures His Own Humans of New York Portrait

Here’s something lighthearted: While in New York City, Australian comedian Hamish Blake decided to create a parody of photographer Brandon Stanton’s …

Meet the Amateur Street Photographer Taking China by Storm

Street View<br>Tao Liu<p>1 of 15<p>Early in October, in the third-tier Chinese city of Hefei in the province of Anhui, the young street photographer Tao Liu …

Women at Work: A Guide for Men

Even the most well-intentioned male managers can be clueless when dealing with women in the workplace<p>We are flooded with career-advice books for women. There are women’s networking groups and leadership conferences galore. But they’re all geared toward women, consumed primarily by women and …

Networking

Terror and Tears in the Central African Republic - Photographs by Michaël Zumstein | LensCulture

In March 2013, the Muslim-dominated Seleka rebel movement seized power in Bangui, bringing the corrupt regime of François Bozizé to an end.<p>But a reign of terror ensued for weeks as soldiers backing the new president, Michel Djotodia, led a wave of violence and looting targeting Christian …

HP’s First Black Professional In Computers Explains Why Tech Lacks Racial Diversity

Especially, when it comes to African-American workers, the employment numbers are quite dismal: Apple and eBay are 7% black, while Yahoo, Google, Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter are all roughly 2% black.<p>There may be a lot of reasons for this, but Ken Coleman, special advisor of Andreessen Horowitz, …

West African Studio Photographers - Photographs and text by Adrien Tache | LensCulture

From 2012 to 2014 I was on the road all across West Africa. I rode in a Mercedes 911 (an old firefighter’s truck, borrowed from the moving photography school “Atelier Nomade.”) I met them everywhere: Mauritania, Guinea Conakry, Senegal, Mali & Burkina Faso. Them was photographers of all shapes, …

The Strictly Come Dancing presenter on being a strict mum over computers, the tech-savvy Bruce Forsyth and why she loves WhatsApp<p><b>Are you a gadget fiend or a technophobe?</b><p>Somewhere in between. I couldn’t live without my iPad and iPhone and never leave home without them.

Iranian People, Ordinary or Criminals? - Photographs and text byMehran Hamrahi | LensCulture

Currently, Iran has one of the youngest populations of any country in the world. Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, Iran's population has grown to 76 million people — and 70% are under 35. But due to the policies of the current regime, the youth are deprived of basic social freedoms.<p>Iran is a …

Education Policy

We all worry about digital spies stealing our data – but now even the things we thought we were happy to share are being used in ways we don’t like. Why aren’t we making more of a fuss?<p>It’s easy to be worried about people simply spying on your confidential data. iCloud and Google+ have your …

Old boys, new world: Britain’s upper crust looking more and more crusty

The Great Debate<p>« Previous Post<p>An unexpected place for lessons to fight Mexico’s mafia: Italy<p>Next Post »<p>Vladimir Putin’s religious, ethnic rhetoric gets a little scary in Russian state-of-the-union address<p>4 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, …

Falling oil prices offer the west a great chance to refashion itself. Let’s seize it

With the black stuff cheaper than it has been in years, Europe’s governments must invest in their infrastructure<p>For the past 18 months, the world’s biggest oil producer has been the US. Saudi Arabia, eat your heart out. Courtesy of the fracking revolution, the US will maintain this new standing for …

Bodyism: shifting the weight with exercise

Week Twelve: #StellaShapeUp blogger Georgina Horne weights in lighter, but with a heavy heart as her 12 month stint with Bodyism comes to a end<p>BY <b>Georgina Horne</b> | 02 January 2015<p>What's the best way to lose weight and keep it off? Over a period of twelve weeks, our three bloggers are each embarking …

Are You A Twentysomething... And Old Before Your Time? Welcome To Generation Fast Forward.

Life<p>by Zoe Beaty | 04 12 2014<p>Writer Delphine Chui admits she’s part of Generation Fast Forward.<p><b>Getting on the property ladder, obsessing about work…</b> …