Hannah Martin

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New Study Says Exercise Is Better Than Dieting for Cutting Calories: Let's Discuss

Don't switch your strategy just yet.<p>Recent research has found that diet and exercise are both important for ditching extra weight, but that your diet may have a slight edge. These studies suggest that eating well alone should make the pounds come off, but a new small study is challenging that …

Fitness

How Syria’s Uprising Spawned a Jihad

Five years ago, the opposition to Bashar al-Assad was mostly peaceful and secular. What happened?<p>This month marks five years since the start of the Syrian uprising—a movement that, for a brief period in March 2011, looked like it might bring peaceful change to an authoritarian state. By that point, …

Middle East

You Can't Write Without a Leap of Faith

The most important thing every writer has to do is take a leap of faith.<p>What does that mean, exactly? That, no matter how stuck you are at the start of a book, or how unwieldy your manuscript becomes as you wade deeper into it, you have to believe in yourself enough to keep writing.<p>You have to shut …

Inside the Harrowing Night Hundreds of Refugees Tried to Escape Greece

Around midnight on March 13, a young Syrian man named Abdo stepped into Tent No. 1 of the refugee camp of Idomeni, in northern Greece, and asked the …

EU prepares to scale back resettlement of Syrian refugees

The EU is preparing to scale back the number of Syrian refugees offered resettlement in Europe, as part of a controversial pact being drawn up with Turkey.<p>The bloc’s 28 leaders will hold a summit in Brussels on Thursday, before a meeting the Turkish prime minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu, on Friday, to …

Human Rights

The Trouble with Women by Jacky Fleming review – delicious, funny, feminist cartoons

There is a lovely cartoon by Jacky Fleming, not in this book, where in four consecutive frames a man ties up rubbish in a black bin liner and takes it outside, while two women sit talking over mugs of coffee at a table behind. “I’m just taking the rubbish out,” he says in the first frame. They …

Feminism

5 Foods That Can Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

Here's a very good reason to treat yourself to a bowl of cherries.<p>It seems we're a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22 percent experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if …

Running gives your brain a work out, say scientists

Study finds aerobic exercise increases the neuron reserves in the area of the brain responsible for learning<p>Running is not only good for your body, but also boosts your brainpower, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that aerobic exercise increases the neuron reserves in the hippocampus area …

17 Things You Need To Know About Cutting Calories To Lose Weight

Without getting obsessive or being hangry.

Did the FBI Kill My Father?

Forty-five years ago, my father, Joe Colombo, the alleged boss of the "Colombo" crime family, and founder of the Italian-American Civil Rights League, was gunned down among a crowd of thousands in one of the most highly publicized shootings in New York City's history.<p>To the media and the FBI my …

14 dangerously delicious-looking pancakes to get you in the mood for Shrove Tuesday

LONDON — Tuesday, Feb. 9, is Shrove Tuesday, and that can only mean one thing: it's time to stuff ourselves silly with gratuitous quantities of …

Breakfast