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Bubba, the dog found ‘high on meth’, is clean at last

When police in California raided a motel room earlier this year to apprehend a suspect on drug charges, they made an unexpected discovery: an abused eight-week-old puppy named Bubba, who was found to be under the influence of various narcotics, including heroin and crystal meth.<p>Its owner, Joshua …

UK's Osborne says taxes will rise, spending will be cut after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday that Britain would have to raise taxes and cut spending to deal with the economic challenge posed after Britons voted to leave the European Union.<p>Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for …

Consciousness Revealed

<b>Mr. Jones, at night, was fishing for something down a sewer drain under a street light. A passerby asked him, "Did you drop your keys down this storm</b> …

Forget self-help: we're programmed for change

Our brain plasticity makes us far more adaptable than we think we are<p>“This life,” wrote the French poet Charles Baudelaire more than a century ago, “is a hospital where each patient is possessed with the desire to change his bed.” No “How to Change Your Bed in Seven Days!” poem followed, alas. …

Happiness

How Decision-Making Is Different Between Men And Women And Why It Matters In Business

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a leadership trainer and a career success coach for women over 11 years, it’s become abundantly clear that the quality of one’s decision-making is not only a critical factor in her professional success and impact, but also reflects a wide …

Yoga for bone health

Bone disorders are growing, and are beginning to strike younger people. The likely cause: stressed, skewed lifestyles.<p>We reach our maximum bone mass …

Yoga

Reality check: Does yoga release toxins from the body?

While contorting my body into a spinal twist at a recent yoga class I couldn't help but groan when the teacher remarked that the pose helps to …

London mayor: The Sadiq Khan story

<b>Labour's Sadiq Khan has been elected as London's new mayor - but who is the man who will be in charge of the UK's capital city for the next four years?</b><p>Sadiq Khan's life to date has been characterised by beating the odds - which is what he has just done to become mayor of London.<p>When Labour …

Human Rights

A Mammal's Brain Has Been Cryonically Frozen And Recovered For The First Time

Austin Powers called: he wants his movie plot back.<p>For the first time, researchers have cryonically frozen a whole mammalian brain and recovered it …

italiers.com

The 20 Percent World

If you want to pick a number for 2016, how about 20 percent? Look around the politics of the Western world, and you'll see that a lot of …

Unexplained Sounds Highlight The World's Most Intriguing Soundscapes (VIDEO)

From secret Russian signals, to bizarre marine soundtracks, to sonic booms and intriguing interference, our world is plagued by unexplained …

Paranormal

What is your memory style? Brain wiring may control how we remember events

When it comes to memory, there are two types of people: those who can recall the sights, sounds and scents of life events in glorious evocative detail; and those who can conjure up only the plain, unadorned facts.<p>For example, if two people go to a fancy restaurant, one might remember the aromas …

Sugar found in ketchup and Coke linked to breast cancer

Researchers find high-sugar Western diet may increase the risk of breast cancer<p>A common sugar found in drinks such as Coke and food like ketchup, cereal bars and biscuits could be driving breast cancer, scientists warn.<p>The high-sugar Western diet may increase the risk of breast cancer and the …

Is Sexism All in Your Brain?

A new study says the brains of misogynists are also super-dense in regions that control fear and anger. But there’s a twist.<p>Sexism is deeply …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

If We Don't See Beirut News, Is Facebook to Blame?

The recent bombings in Paris, and the outpouring of sympathy about those attacks, has sparked an ongoing debate about why there hasn’t been as much …

19 Techniques to Empower Yourself to Live a More Productive, Happier Life

“<i>The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.</i>” Thomas Carlyle<p>When I …