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6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Migrant Workers

Anal tests by cops on 'gay suspects' don't violate human rights, rules judge in Kenya - Firstpost

<b>Mombasa:</b> A Kenyan court on Thursday upheld the use of anal examinations to determine a suspect's sexual orientation, dismissing the argument that the …

South Africa virginity bursaries unlawful, rules gender commission

<b>An official body in South Africa has ruled that university bursaries offered to proven female virgins were unlawful and should be scrapped.</b><p>The Uthukela municipality in KwaZulu-Natal province introduced the bursaries to reduce Aids and child pregnancies.<p>But the Commission for Gender Equality ruled …

South Africa

Indonesian province prepares to tow stranded migrant boat back out to sea

Indonesia authorities were on Friday preparing to tow a stranded migrant boat back out to sea in a move condemned as endangering the lives of those on board and breaking international law.<p>On Thursday night, local Aceh province officials fired warning shots as six women among the 44 migrants on …

‘The End of Moral Absolutes?’: As ‘Christian Morality Is Being Ushered Out,’ New Study Reveals Where Americans Stand on Ethics

Is American culture experiencing an “end of moral absolutes?” That’s surely a question that reasonable observers will have after exploring a new study that analyses what’s happening with morals and ethics among the U.S. populace.<p>“Christian morality is being ushered out of American social structures …

Faith

Rugby nutrition: the top ten anti-inflammatory foods

Sports nutritionist Matt Lovell explains what you should eat to ease swelling and soreness<p><b>By Matt Lovell</b><p>To help you understand the reasons behind …

There's a Way to Test if Immortality Is Real: Lock Yourself in a Room With a Nuke

Don't try this at home.<p>Oh, quantum physics. Just when we think we've got you all figured out with your Schrödinger's cat experiment and your hologram …

5 Reasons Everyone Should Get Divorced in Their Twenties

I was engaged at 23 years old, married at 25, and divorced at 27. My ex-wife was four years younger than I was.<p>It's easy to write those words and then think to myself, "Well that was a big, dumb mistake."<p>My divorce was, and still is, the worst thing that has ever happened to me. Surely my life …

Relationships

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

11 Reasons Why You Should Do The Things You Love

Hating Monday mornings and living on paychecks is not the way to live life. Instead of lashing out at your current situation, you should see what you …

Motivation

7 nighttime habits that guarantee a more productive morning

Since most of us work in the morning and afternoon, productivity is often seen as a day strategy. However, your nighttime habits and rituals can have a major impact on how productive you are the next day.<p>Try implementing these habits in your nightly life to guarantee yourself a productive morning:

Time Management

Meet the Gay Iranian Poet Who Has Taken Refuge in an Unlikely Place: Israel

Payam Feili, a 30-year-old gay Iranian poet, never thought he would find himself living under the jurisdiction of ‘the little Satan’, as the Islamic …

Israel

How to improve your vocabulary: 6 tips for language learners

1. Gather a list of cognates.<p>In linguistics, a cognate is a word that is very similar to another. There are hundreds of cognates shared by English …

15 Wise Motivational Movie Quotes That Will Inspire You To Live A Great Life

Movies are as much a source of wisdom to us as they are a source of entertainment. Films from across decades have mirrored life’s struggles …

Neanderthals Used a Chemistry Trick to Start Fires 50,000 Years Ago

Figuring out how to ignite fire has long been considered one of humankind's most monumental achievements. While pop culture often depicts our …

7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

The traditional interview model helps you probe someone’s past experience, not their style of thinking.<p>Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it’s a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing …

Employment

Member states swipe left: Tinder has (court) date in EU countries

Viral Video Of New Yorkers Reacting To Child-Bride In Times Square Is Surprising

I'm in!<p>With International Women’s Day just around the corner, taking place on March 8th, footage of this social experiment could not have come at a …

I'm in a Relationship With Four People. Just One Is My Husband.

"The thing I couldn't get my head around was never having another first kiss."<p><i>In the last few years, polyamory has become more and more popular—and visible, from Showtime reality show</i> Polyamory: Married and Dating <i>to actress Mo'Nique proudly sharing with the world that her open marriage</i> was her</i> …

Religious delusions are destroying us: “Nothing more than man-made contrivances of domination and submission”

We managed a year of Charlie Hebdo, Franklin Graham, Ted Cruz, Josh Duggar and more creationism. To sanity in 2016<p>The year just past was, for rationalists, an unremitting <i>annus horribilis.</i> It leaves us with little reason to think 2016 will be much better.<p>But first, a digression.<p>If a close friend of …

Religion

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy

Indian women who are fighting to stop genital mutilation

<b>The cruel practice of female genital mutilation is banned in many countries globally, but it remains widespread among the Bohras - a small Muslim community in India. Now, some Bohra women have started a campaign demanding an end to the ritual, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.</b><p>When Masooma …

Gender