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Putting sleep myths to bed: experts answer the questions that keep you awake at night

Meet our expert panel<p><b>Dr Guy Meadows</b> is a specialist in chronic insomnia and clinical director of The Sleep School, London<p><b>Derk-Jan Dijk</b> is professor of sleep and physiology at Surrey’s Sleep Research Centre<p><b>Gillian Twigg</b> is principal clinical scientist at the sleep centre at Imperial College …

10 Things Healthy People Do Before Bed

Sweet dreams.<p>Want better well-being? Try sleeping your way there.<p>Healthy people know that logging Zs is a vital part of their wellness routine, so they prioritize it accordingly. Below are a few bedtime tricks you can steal from them so you can wake up well-rested and ready to tackle the day.<p><b>1.</b> …

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Mother Teresa to be made a saint after pope OKs miracle

Mother Teresa, the tiny, stooped nun who cared for the poorest of the poor in the slums of India and beyond, will be declared a saint next year after Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to her intercession.<p>The Vatican on Friday set no date for the canonization, but it is widely believed that …

The One Trick That Will Allow You To Change Habits Overnight

Magic Tip: Adjust your life so all you have to do is show up.<p>The past few weeks, I got into a major slump when it came to taking care of myself. I started eating out with my girlfriend much more and replacing the salads for the burgers and fries. Working out started going from a mandatory once a …

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Puberty, growth spurts, acne, after-school sports — all affect what kids should eat

By Casey Seidenberg<p>, Contributor<p>Most parents expect their role to change as their kids hit their teen years. But many don’t realize quite how much their children’s age affects the way they need to be fed.<p>Countless wonderful transformations occur inside the bodies of tweens and teens, and many …

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Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

DUBLIN -- If Bolt Threads has its way, the clothes of the future could be made from synthetic fibres similar to the web fired from Spider-Man's wrists. How's that for wearable technology?<p>Imagine for a moment that someone from the 1950s time-travelled to today. They would no doubt be astounded by …

Cheating in Online Classes Is Now Big Business

The growth in courses available on the web has led to a growth in paid services that will impersonate students and do their work for them.<p>When I was in high school, I cheated pretty regularly. And I mean all the time. I remember writing chemistry formulas on small bits of paper that I then sealed …

How one of the most obese countries on earth took on the soda giants

As debate rages about whether to introduce a sugar tax, this is the story of how Mexico defied its own powerful fizzy drinks industry to impose a tax on soda<p>Mexicans love their soda. Construction workers go to their jobs in the early morning clutching giant two-litre or even three-litre bottles. …

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7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Mexico detains leader of cartel linked to violent attacks in Jalisco state

Mexican authorities say they have detained a leader of the Jalisco New Generation cartel, an organized crime group that has grown in influence over the last year and has been termed responsible for some of the deadliest attacks on government agents in recent years.<p>Daniel Quintero Riestra was …

Defying the Odds: 8 Tips for Sticking to Your Health and Fitness Goals

<i>by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition</i><p>We've all read the bleak statistics: Study after study drills home the fact that less than 5 percent of folks who shed pounds are able to keep them off.<p>Yet, some do defy the odds.<p>Like Sandie …

Teen Invents Headphones That Prevent Hearing Loss

Aegis Acoustics headphones were designed by 16-year-old Kingsley Cheng as a stylish-but-safe way listen to music. “The American Academy of Audiology reports that approximately 12 percent of all children ages 6–19 have noise-induced hearing loss. We’re here to change all that and make listening …

These foods will make you smarter

<b>(CNN) —</b> You don't need another degree to boost your brainpower at work. According to one author and neurologist, if you want to work smarter, you have to eat smarter.<p>"The answer to a sharp brain is in the gut," says Dr. David Perlmutter, whose latest book, "Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes To …

How States Rank on High-School Graduation Rates

Nationwide, the percentage of students getting their diplomas is at an all-time high. But while some states have made incredible strides, others have struggled to keep up.<p>More students are graduating from high school than ever before, and that number could rise again with this year’s seniors.<p>The …

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New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Data Visualization

China is no longer the biggest holder of US debt

Japan now holds $700m more US Treasury securities than China, according to official figures<p>Japan has overtaken China as the largest foreign holder of US debt, the Treasury Department has revealed.<p>In its latest report, the department said China held $1.2237 trillion of Treasury securities in …

10 killer apps you shouldn't live without

When you hop into Apple or Google's app stores on your smartphone or tablet and literally have more than a million apps enticing you, it's easy to get quickly overwhelmed. Of course, there are countless options for the boring staples to handle email, maps, weather, stocks, games and …

Samsung Galaxy S6: Questions That Need Answers Before Considering

I attended the Samsung Electronics product launch event in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress (MWC). It was a huge launch, intended to win the global audience over with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Samsung had a lot riding on a successful launch as they have lost significant market …

Frankenstein-style human head transplant 'could happen in two years'

Italian surgeon claims procedure to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body will soon be ready<p>The first human head transplant could take place in just two years, it was reported on Thursday.<p>Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero, from the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, claims the …

Engineers have created a smartphone HIV test that costs $35 to make

Let’s be honest: Smartphones aren’t necessarily thought of as devices that help to slow the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. In fact, …

18 Incredibly Useful Market Research Tools

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You may have heard it said that understanding your audience on social media is one of the keys to success with social media marketing. (We may have even said it ourselves a time or two!)<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit.Visit Hard …

The Mexican immigrant who set up a global drone firm

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1146000/1146317_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534397253_2312888594ba71436a9147bebbc4770b<p><b>Mexican immigrant Jordi Munoz says that waiting for his green card after he first moved to the United States made him feel as if he was living "in</b> …

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Experimental new HIV treatment may prevent infection

Monkey studies may lead to HIV vaccine<p>Researchers say that they have developed an HIV treatment capable of blocking infection in monkeys for more than 40 weeks after being administered. The results, reported today in <i>Nature</i>, appear so promising that the researchers believe it may be able to work as …

5 smart beauty products to get gorgeous skin at home

We think it's fair to say that every single woman wants to have beautiful skin, and some will go to great lengths to obtain it. And while you can …

Damning Report Claims Mexican Federal Police Participated In Disappearance Of 43 Students

Mexico's federal police collaborated with local forces in the September attack on 43 students whose disappearance and presumed killings have led to mass protests in the country, according to an investigative report published Sunday in the Mexican magazine Proceso.<p>Federal authorities also likely …

Android Studio Hits 1.0, Makes It Easier to Build Android Apps

Google announced Android Studio at Google I/O 2013 as a new IDE built for Android developers to make it easier to build apps.<p>Today, the company released version 1.0 of Android studio, marking the development environment leaving preview.<p>Android Studio 1.0 includes a number of new features like …

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

A Chinese Startup Made The Thinnest Smartphone In The World — Here's What It Looks Like

The Oppo R5 is the thinnest smartphone in the world.<p>It's more than two millimeters slimmer than the iPhone 6, and it's so skinny it can't even fit a standard headphone jack.<p>The phone, which was unveiled at the end of October, is only available in a few select countries at the moment. It will …

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Mexico officials confirm ID in case of missing 43

EL PERICON, Mexico (AP) — A steady stream of neighbors, friends and classmates stepped into the half-light of Ezequiel Mora's two-room adobe home …