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HP expands its Omen gaming line

New laptops and a VR-ready desktop for HP's gaming PC series are coming.

As good as pen and paper: apps for kids to learn to write (by hand)

<i>Image | ABCKits</i><p>The use of new technologies at a young age has lead to questions regarding whether they help or hurt the educational development of …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Official claims China has ‘best religious policy in the world’

Human rights activists say Beijing systematically violates religious freedoms of Chinese citizens despite claim from Islamic leader<p>A prominent Islamic leader from <b>China</b>’s violence-stricken west has claimed the Communist Party’s religious policies are the "best in the world", despite activists …

Rima Karaki tells London-based Sheikh Hani Al-Siba’i: ‘In this studio, I run the show,’ during tense exchange on al-Jadeed TV about Islamic State<p>A video has gone viral of a Lebanese television presenter who cut short an interview with a London-based Islamist scholar after he told her to “shut …

Middle East

Saunas protect middle-aged men against heart attacks

Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna can actually prolong life for middle-aged men<p>The Finns describe them as the ‘poor man’s pharmacy’ and now researchers have proved that saunas are indeed beneficial to health.<p>Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna does more than work up …

Ten Somali Artists & Entertainers To Watch In 2015

<i>Photograph by Bahareh Hosseini.</i><p>Somali growth, innovation and artistry is, for the most part, only championed by other Somalis, which is why hashtags …

Sweden recognises state of Palestine

Sweden has officially recognised the state of Palestine, Stockholm's foreign minister has said, less than a month after the government announced its intention to make the unprecedented move.<p>The Palestinians cheered Thursday's move, while Israel recalled its ambassador to Sweden for …