Tom Leveraas

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The 10 Best Apps For the Outdoors

Turn your phone into a star chart, a 360-degree camera, a botany expert, and more with these handy programs.Love ‘em or hate ‘em, smartphones have …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Take a Tour of the New Google Earth

A new version of Google Earth was released last week. The highlight of the new version is that it is designed to be used in your web browser. In …

Google

UNHCR in Bangladesh accuses Myanmar troops of killings, rape, arson in Rohingya communities

The head of the UNHCR on the Bangladesh border with Myanmar has accused the army of crimes against Rohingya Muslim communities. Thousands have fled …

Run A Half Marathon: The Ultimate 8-Week Training Plan

If running a half marathon is on your to-do list this year, this is the plan to help get you to race day feeling fast and strong. Coach Katie …

It might be healthier to run a mile than a marathon

If completing a marathon is on your list of New Year's resolutions for 2018, you might want to think again.<p>As it turns out, that intense feat of human endurance may not be the most efficient ticket to a healthier you. Instead, a regular fitness routine focused on short intense workouts may confer …

This Could Be Even Bigger Than the Vitamin D Discovery...

Vitamin K may very well be “the next vitamin D” as research continues to illuminate a growing number of benefits to your health.<p>It is probably where …

Adele: Inside Her Private Life and Triumphant Return

As Adele steers through a South London high street in her four-door Mini Cooper, with her toddler's vacant car seat in back and the remains of a …

New Albums

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Travel

Burma's Million-Strong Rohingya Population Faces 'Final Stages of Genocide,' Says Report

Despite the U.S.-led rolling back of economic sanctions and internationally backed national elections taking place early next month, more than a …

Statins and vitamin D: A hot topic that will be discussed for a long time

Recently, evidence regarding the link between increased cardiovascular events and vitamin D is accumulating. The effect of statins, which are very …

Clinical Trials

Most vitamins are useless, but here are the ones you should take

sourceReuters<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and – of course – take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of …

Wellness

Most vitamins are totally useless - here are the ones you should actually take

Multivitamins: Skip them — you get everything you need with a balanced diet.<p>Vitamin D: Take it — It helps keep your bones strong and it's hard to get …

Wellness

Avoiding The Scams: Buying Vitamins And Nutritional Supplements On The World Wide Web

In the 21st century, an every growing number of men and women are flocking to the Internet and World Wide Web to make purchases of products and to …

Bacon And Sausages Do Cause Cancer, Says World Health Organisation

Processed meats are now classed as a carcinogen.<p>Dr Ian Johnson, a nutrition researcher at the Institute of Food Research, said in a briefing given to the Science Media Centre that "the classification reflects the strength of the evidence for an effect", not how big that effect is. "The effect is …

Cancer

The Best Free Fitness Apps for Working Out While Traveling

These apps require little-to-no effort, and help you get a mini-workout while experiencing the world around you—all for free! Excuses, be …

Browsing Kickstarter is basically a grown-up version of being a kid in a sweetshop, with the same potential to empty your pockets and fill your soul. …

Bangladesh Journalists Targeted With Threats

Journalists in Bangladesh say they are alarmed by email threats warning them of “severe action” if they publish reports about the murders of …

Extremism

Islamists issue death threat against leading Bangladeshi blogger

Bangladeshi blogger Imran H Sarker says he has received a death threat from the "Islamic State" via Facebook. In an interview with DW, the blogger …

Extremism

Who is behind the Bangladesh killings?

<b>A series of deadly attacks in Bangladesh has raised alarm in the country and abroad - and there is little clarity on who is behind the violence. BBC Bengali's Akbar Hossain examines the key questions behind the killings.</b><p>How many people have been murdered?<p>More than 20 people - including secular …

Extremism

H&M Accused of Dragging Feet on Worker Safety in Bangladesh

Interior of Garib & Garib, an H&M supplier factory in Bangladesh where 21 workers were killed in a fire in 2010. | Image Credit: Clean Clothes …

Sustainability

Dire Glimpses of What Pollution Is Doing in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is dominated by a vast river delta of rich, fertile and flat land no more than 40 feet above sea level. That makes it especially …

Western retail giants restrict travel to Bangladesh after attacks

<b>DHAKA, BANGLADESH:</b> Business executives from global clothing giants H&M, Inditex and Gap have canceled trips to Dhaka this month after the killings of …

Extremism

Bangladeshi minister slams Grameenphone for poor service

Bangladesh’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam complained in a Facebook post about the poor quality service provided by Grameenphone, …

Money

Islamists detained in Bangladesh for trying to kill pastor

Authorities in Bangladesh have arrested five militant Islamists suspected of trying to murder a Christian pastor.<p>The five detained men are members of …

Extremism

Bangladesh's illegal kidney trade booms as donors turn brokers

Like many of her neighbours in this poor farming area, the 28-year-old easily found a local broker and quickly became a victim of Bangladesh's thriving but illegal organ trade.<p>The mother-of-one insists her sister and brother-in-law warned her against having the surgery in February, after suffering …

Recent Killings Taking Toll on Bangladesh Garment Industry

Retailers postpone business trips to country; buyers’ conference canceled<p>DHAKA, Bangladesh—International retailers are postponing business trips to Bangladesh or requesting armed escorts to accompany them on visits, factory owners and buying agents said, as the government works to contain the …

Clothing

US Embassy: Terror threat in Bangladesh real, credible

In an updated security message, the United States has warned its citizens that Westerners may be attacked in Bangladesh.<p>Amid concerns following the …