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The Benefits of Walking for People With COPD

Walking is a safe and effective form of exercise for nearly everyone, including people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This …

Fact file: How do super tax concessions work?

Understanding how superannuation works can be tricky.<p>Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen says the current superannuation tax concession system favours top …

What exactly does the halal method of animal slaughter involve?

The debate over when meat is halal and whether it should be clearly labelled has been put back on the agenda by vets and animal welfare campaigners who want all animals slaughtered for food to be stunned before killing.<p>The Arabic word <i>halal</i> means permissible, and the rules of slaughter are based on …

clarifying misconceptions about halal

Kurds struggle to unify against ISIS | DW | 18.07.2014

The Iraqi army was unable to stop the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), but the well-trained Peshmerga fighters in the autonomous region of …

Who is at war with whom in the Middle East in 2015? Who are the Kurds supporting? What extremist groups are operating in Iraq and Syria?

Sam Siddiqui, Avid armchair historian<p>Answered Jan 13, 2015 · Author has 762 answers and 737.1k answer views<p>Quora User, I am an Indian which means I …

Middle East

All Of The @TrueFacts

Facts on the internet. But true.<p><i>Editor's note: We regularly tweet about anniversaries and simply replace "today" with the day's date so that the tweet is searchable and sourcing is still available.</i><p>Example: "All Dogs Go to Heaven <i>premiered 25 years ago today" becomes "</i>All Dogs Go to Heaven <i>premiered</i> …

Space

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

Top Google search Easter eggs, from Do a Barrel Roll to Kevin Bacon

Do a barrel roll<p>Type in "do a barrel roll" and the search results page spins on its head.<p>You can also enter "zz" or "rr" to produce the same effect. …

101 Incredible Insights On Life And Work

Sometimes we need a little encouragement, a change in our perception. This is achieved by various ways, possibly the most powerful of which is …

Three Tricks for Dealing with Anxiety In the Moment

You may have prepared for a stressful situation like a job interview, an important meeting, or a presentation, but you're still likely to have some …

What makes the Middle East a witch's brew?

Tony Abbott says the Middle East is "a witch's brew of difficulty and complexity". As Australia conducts air raids in Iraq, what are some of the key …

YouTube star Zoella raising awareness of anxiety and panic attacks

YouTube star Zoella – aka British vlogger Zoe Sugg – has already seen her online success spawn a book deal with Penguin and a guest-presenting slot on Radio 1. Now she’s also taking a role as digital ambassador for mental health charity Mind.<p>The news was announced as Sugg launched her …

Where the wall of china ends. http://t.co/MvBeMu6fU9

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iHear: Low Cost Invisible Hearing Aids Calibrated Just For You

I won't keep you in suspense. Like the more expensive Lyric hearing aids, the iHear aids are very small in-the-ear aids, even smaller than the Lyric, …

Play Golf Into The Night With Night Sports Light-Up LED Golf Balls

<b>LED Golf Ball</b><p>Golfers, have you ever started a day of golfing a little late and weren't able to get in as many holes as you would've liked? Maybe …

A Really Smart Solution To The Hearing Aid: The Soundhawk

Please note: the developers of the <b>Soundhawk</b>, Mike Kisch and Mike Nuttall, will tell you that the Soundhawk is <i>not</i> a hearing aid. Well, it's not a</i> …

Screw Fridge Magnets Drive Home Your Memos & Messages

Magnet Screws from Japan's Design Development Laboratory might surprise anyone spying them on your shiny new Sub-Zero refrigerator, especially …

DIY

CATable is the Table with a Spot for your Kitty

Cats kinda do what they want, when they want. By “kinda” we mean always. And that usually involves climbing on top your table at the most inopportune …