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‘British Schindler’ Nicholas Winton: I wasn’t heroic. I was never in danger

‘Come on Nicky, you’ve got to come next door.” “I haven’t got to do anything,” says Nicky, in a response that is part humorous, part genuinely truculent. There, in a nutshell, you have Sir Nicholas Winton, reluctant hero, saviour of 669 mainly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia as Germany …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring …

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The Upside Of Anxiety

Sometimes, when you’re feeling anxious, the last thing you need is for people to tell you to “just relax and let it go.” We know it can be easier said then done for most of us. But surprisingly, a <i>little</i> anxiety may not be such a bad thing after all.<p>Dr. Friedemann Schaub, the author of <i>The Fear &</i> …

Photo highlights of the day

The odd pairing of Angelina Jolie and William Hague got a little stranger today<p>Brad Pitt also arrived at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict at the Excel Center in London<p>Half a million people are on the move in Iraq as militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) …

The Single Biggest Reason Most Entrepreneurs Fail in 2014

Exactly two years ago today, I woke up at 5 in the morning. Yes, I was suffering from our generation’s new sleeping problem.<p>It is caused by too much blue light, especially when you stare at your cell phone before sleeping, which leaves you awake after only a few hours of sleep. I thought it was …

Chester Nez, last of original Navajo code talkers of World War II, dies

For more than two decades, Chester Nez kept silent about his role as one of the original Navajo code talkers responsible for developing an unbreakable code during World War II.<p>His death Wednesday at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at age 93 was lamented by the Marine Corps as the end of an era …

From Mario to Sonic: how classic video games are going the next level – online

Whatever your age, if you're a fan of video games, there will always be a few titles that carry the heavy scent of nostalgia. Just as one looks back at photos and reminisces about flared/stonewashed/cut-off jeans, the gamer, too, will fondly remember the consoles and games of their bubblegum …