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Eating A Mediterranean Diet Could Make Your Brain Shrink Less With Age

Eating a Mediterranean diet is already linked to a growing list of positives, including less inflammation, more stable blood glucose and decreased depression. To that list we can add that it may also reduce how much our brains shrink as we age.<p>All of us will experience some degree of brain …

Nutrition

Do These 7 Things to Age Well

Exercise, diet, even attitude can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

Digital Research Is Vital to a 21st Century University, Society

Knowledge production benefits everyone and is more necessary—and endangered—than ever.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

New Research: Sitting Down for Hours a Day Speeds Up Ageing

Elderly people who spend most of their time sitting down age significantly quicker than more active contemporaries, according to new research. A …

Aged 87, I’m discovering the unexpected advantages of old age. But I’m part of the luckiest generation that’s ever lived<p>A contemporary of mine advised me once: “If you mind being called a fuddy-duddy, keep your mouth shut about everything that’s happening now. Plays, books, films, TV, the media – …

Middle Age

15 Questions To Ask About Tech Integration In Your Classroom

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On his first day in office, Trump broke 34 promises

The new president made 36 promises about his first day, but kept only two of them.<p>Before being inaugurated president on Friday, Donald Trump promised …

Eton College seeks to hire clinical psychologist to toughen up boys with 'resilience' programme

It was once thought that a strict ethos and long periods away from home were all that was needed to toughen up young men at boarding schools.<p>But now Eton College is advertising for a clinical psychologist deliver a “resilience programme” for students.<p>The public school in Berkshire, near Windsor, …

Mental Health

Great Ryburgh dig finds 81 'rare' Anglo-Saxon coffins

<b>Archaeologists have discovered 81 "extremely rare" tree-trunk coffins at a "previously unknown" early Christian Anglo-Saxon community's cemetery.</b><p>Found at Great Ryburgh in Norfolk, their "remarkable preservation" was due to the waterlogged conditions of the river valley.<p>The Historic England …

Archaeologists Discover Pharaonic Boat Burial at the Ancient Site of Abydos

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient Pharaonic boat burial at Abydos, an ancient Egyptian religious center that sits about six …

Ancient mystery text nobody’s deciphered set for publication

BURGOS, Spain (AFP) — It’s one of the world’s most mysterious books, a centuries-old manuscript written in an unknown or coded language that no one — …

Needle and Foot

I was just over at Val’s Quilting Studio catching up on some blog reading. I didn’t read a whole lot when we were in Vermont last week so I am a bit …

Long before Columbus reached the Americas, Cahokia was the biggest, most cosmopolitan city north of Mexico. Yet by 1350 it had been deserted by its native inhabitants the Mississippians – and no one is sure why<p>In its prime, about four centuries before Columbus stumbled on to the western hemisphere, …

Archaeology

Ethiopia on the brink as drought bites

Ethiopia is currently dealing with the worst drought in the region in decades. Lives and livelihoods are at stake, as Sophie Cousins reports from …

Timeless images of Jerusalem at the end of Ottoman rule

Ottoman Jerusalem<p>The final days of 400 years of Turkish rule<p>c. 1900<p>In its millennia of history, the inhabitants and rulers of the city of Jerusalem …

Israel

You can’t make it up. UN names democratic Israel as world’s top human rights violator

According to the United Nations, the most evil country in the world today is Israel.<p>On March 24, 2016, the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) wrapped up its annual meeting in New York by condemning only one country for violating women’s rights anywhere on the planet – Israel, for …