Komal Shafiq

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Intelligence and Mood Disorders

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Bruce Springsteen Says Depression Recently Left Him ‘Crushed’

Bruce Springsteen details his long and ongoing struggle with depression in his upcoming autobiography, in which he reveals that the mood disorder …

The Science Behind Why Celebrities Like Ryan Lochte Tell Fibs

Being a celebrity can make it even harder to tell the truth.<p>Nearly a week after Ryan Lochte and three other U.S. swimmers claimed to have been robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it seems the men are admitting their story seriously bent the truth.<p>“I want to apologize for my behavior last …

The Best Time To Buy A Plane Ticket, According To A 2018 Study

Remember this number.<p>Ever wondered if there’s a magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest?<p>Science has an answer: 70 days before takeoff is now, on average, when flights within the continental U.S. are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t nail 70 days ahead …

Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience | John Naughton

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

How to play Facebook Messenger’s new super addictive (and hidden!) soccer game

Remember that basketball mini game easter egg that got tucked into Facebook Messenger back in March?<p>There’s a new one hidden in there now. This time around, it’s soccer. It’s basically a digital version of Keepie Uppie, otherwise known as “trying to keep a soccer ball up in the air until you get …

Pinterest acquires the team behind Fleksy, a custom iOS and Android keyboard

We haven’t heard much from Fleksy — one of a number of custom keyboards for Android and iOS — lately, and it seems we may have an answer why: It’s been acquired by Pinterest .<p>But it isn’t a total product acquisition. While the app will continue running (with minimal updates) for the forseeable …

Hong Kong is the most expensive city

In the rankings of the most expensive places to live Hong Kong has taken the top spot. Listed in last place at position 209 is the Namibian capital …