Isabel Shelton-Udeze

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As EU mobile roaming charges end, problems may linger for travelers

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Roaming charges for using mobile phones when traveling within the European Union disappear on Thursday, capping a decade-long battle by Brussels to show increasingly skeptical Europeans it can make their lives better.<p>Yet for all the excitement it is generating within European Union …

Ageing is a disease. Gene therapy could be the 'cure'

In September 2015, Elizabeth Parrish flew from Seattle to Colombia to receive an experimental treatment.<p>Craig Venter wants to tackle the ultimate …

Type 1 Diabetes

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Skye Gould/Tech InsiderCarrots give you night vision. Swimming after eating will give you cramps. You need to drink eight glasses of water a day. …

Wellness

This map shows the most dangerous countries in the world for tourists

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) updated its travel advice for Turkey last week after three suicide bombers killed 45 people at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul.<p>The government body now advises against all travel to within 10 kilometres of the border with Syria and to the city …

7 Perfect Summer Dinners To Make On A Weeknight

Back to the grind.

Healthy Eating

15 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Stressed

Have you mastered stress, or is stress mastering you? Between work deadlines, bills, and family and friend obligations, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. …

5 Habits to Ditch Now for a Super Successful Future | Inc.com

If it's true that our habits determine our future, knowing our habits and where they take us is one of the most important things we can do to shape that future.<p>Good habits will help us build success, while our bad habits will draw us off the path. It's the simple law of cause and effect. If you …

Motivation

13 Motivational Quotes that Will Fuel Your Success | Inc.com

On the long, arduous road to success, quitting often looks like an attractive option.<p>Use these quotes, not only keep you going, but also as a source of practical advice to help you reach your goals:<p>1. "Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, …

Motivation

Yes, There Is a Key to Happiness (and It's Actually Pretty Simple) | Inc.com

As a species, humans are pretty dissatisfied with ourselves, and nowhere is this more true than in America. Each year, 45 percent of us make New Year's resolutions. We spend some $549 million on self-help books, according to research by Marketdata Enterprises.<p>Millions chase the ideologies of the …

Happiness

Joy Changes Everything

It’s often important to assure despondent Christians that Jesus himself sometimes plumbed the emotional depths. But it’s equally important to guard …

Feminism’s greatest obstacle in the digital age is the commodification of women’s bodies

“SEND NOODZ.” Thirteen-year-old boys are real artists with their text messages. What brevity! What charm! This all-caps imperative sets the tone for Nancy Jo Sales’s alarming new book, <i>American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers</i>.<p>Sales spent two and a half years interviewing over …

Feminism

Parenting isn’t supposed to be pleasurable—but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth it

Our kids were fun to make.<p>My now-husband and I wrapped up a great third date by doing all the things that they warn you not to do in eighth-grade sex education class. Turns out that they were right, because roughly nine months later, our son was born. A few years after that, our daughter came …

Parenting

These women are single, sexy – and over 60. Meet the 'freemales'

If you believe the statistics, women over 60 are now acting like 30-year-olds. They are getting divorced, they are having sex and they are stubbornly refusing to ‘act their age’. Above all, they are choosing to be single in numbers never seen before.<p>What the hell is happening? Divorce statistics …

Relationships

10 incredible rail journeys you've probably never heard of

3. Clermont Ferrand-Neussargues-Béziers, France<p>7. Mettupalayam-Ootacamund, India

Trains

Religion’s “creative destruction”: Millennials, the new religious “nones,” are experimenting with new forms and rituals

Could spiritual practices like feeding the homeless and fighting injustice take the place of traditional religion?<p>From the recent attack on Planned Parenthood to the shooting in San Bernardino, extremists of all stripes are revealing the ugly side of religion. The confluence of these events and …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

10 Sex Issues Couples Complain About In Marital Counseling

What happens between the sheets says a lot about the state of your relationship.<p>Incompatibility between the sheets is something marriage therapists hear a lot about. What's going on (or <i>not</i> going on) in the bedroom is oftentimes indicative of larger relationship problems, and if unaddressed, can …

Counseling

First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

Genetics

What Is Love? The Answer May Surprise You

It feels so good to say and to hear the words "I love you," but what do they really mean? In order to talk about what makes a relationship successful, it is crucial to have a working definition of love. This is something you can remind yourself, and each other, of during the inevitable ebb and flow …

Remove Islam’s ‘Scarlet Letter’ Sex Laws

The terrible video of Taliban stoning a young Afghan woman to death has gone viral—and Muslims must fight against the outdated laws that allow such …

Religion

Woman Films Herself For 8 Years, Revealing Chilling Truth About Mental Illness

"That's the first time in ages my reflection has looked like Satan," Ida Storm muttered to herself as a tiny camera in her hand, held at chin-level, …

Mental Health

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Nearly 6% of Americans suffer from a mental illness doctors barely understand

As she wrote in an article for Newsday, some days she would be bedridden, unable to eat or speak to anyone; other times she would lash out in anger at people she cared about, or cut herself to feel some relief from her emotional pain.<p>"My daughter is losing her grip on reality, and I've never been …

My brother had mental health issues and committed an awful crime. But I love him

Before the tragedy that changed my family, we struggled to find resources to help him. I wish we knew then what we know now<p>I remember the day that my brother Joe, age 20, left our father’s house after saying he needed to change the oil in his car. He had already loaded his .22 rifle into a duffle …

Mental Health

What Non-Believing Muslims Say About Faith In The World's Largest Muslim Country

<i>This blog originally appeared on USC's Center for Religion and Civic Culture website.</i><p>"If Islam is a religion of peace, why are people so violent?"<p>That rhetorical question brought me up short. I wasn't watching Pamela Geller's latest piece of Islamophobic stagecraft or listening to a stump speech …

“There is no god — now what?”: How to find meaning in an atheist world

Filmmaker and photographer Chris Johnson on the dangers of religion and his new documentary, “A Better Life”<p>In 2014, photographer and filmmaker Chris Johnson published A Better Life, a coffee table book that profiles atheists from around the world as they discuss the pursuits and relationships that …

Hatred is weaponizing Jesus: How violent evangelicals, faith-based con artists & serial abusers are using religion for the purpose of evil

In whatever Christian denomination you choose to look at, you’ll find despicable misdeeds left and right<p>I’ve decided that, at least in the United States, the religiously devout really do have the interests of rationalist nonbelievers at heart, at least as far as providing us with (a sick, unseemly …

Trips of a Lifetime: Photos of Condé Nast Traveler Voyages to Egypt, India, Botswana, Morocco, and More - Condé Nast Traveler

Botswana: Bloom of the Southern Desert<p>From the wildlife of the Central Kalahari reserve—including antelope and the black-maned lions that hunt them—to the salt pans of Makgadikgadi and the wetlands of the Okavango Delta, Botswana holds some of the most spectacular vistas on Earth. Not to be missed: …

National Parks