Diana C

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Reading, The Red Tent and What We Pass On - Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

My professional life is currently in flux–the sort of uncertainty that could lead to something really good, really bad or just very different. I’ve …

9 hours 31 minutes later, North Korea is back online

Whoever or whatever was blocking North Korea's Internet connection isn't doing so any more, according to multiple Internet experts.<p>The Hermit …

E-books 'damage sleep and health,' doctors warn

<b>If you curl up under the duvet with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned.</b><p>A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep.<p>They found it took longer to nod off with a …

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Wole Soyinka, the First African Writer to Win the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Faith, Medicine, and the Healing of the Human Spirit

Even though the term “placebo effect” was coined in 1920 and the phenomenon itself has been studied since the 18th century, only recently have scientists begun to understand the full extent to which our minds affect our bodies. Of course, long before Western medicine was able to define and …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

Retirement: 5 Ways Money Makes Money

Saving for retirement is hard work, especially starting out. It’s no picnic to sock money away you might spend instead.<p>But you have to do it, and the earlier the better. Getting started with retirement saving and investing is common sense, but the really important part is starting early.<p>Why? …