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7 things you peak at in life after age 50, according to science

It's in the back nine of life, for instance, that people have the best body images and can best pick up on others' emotions.<p>In case you're worried the prime of your life is rushing past you, here is some evidence the best is still yet to come.

Scientists create designer virus to kickstart immune system and kill cancer

A designer virus which helps the immune system clear our cancer has been created by scientists.<p>Cancer cells are very good a evading the immune system, but the new therapy capitalises on the body’s ability to quickly spot a virus.<p>Swiss scientists inserted cancer proteins inside an artificial virus …

Immune System

ALMA Captures Dying Red Giant Star in Its Final Moments

The phenomenal site of a dying red giant star’s final act was captured by a team of international astronomers using the Atacama Large …

Life Is the Result Of A Long Choosing

It used to be common to hear a new convert described as someone who had "got religion." Occasionally one hears that phrase still. It makes religion sound like a disease. One gets religion like one gets a cold or a cancer. It happens to some people but not to others.<p>The trouble with this …

5 Ways to Kick the Bad Mental Habits That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals | Inc.com

No matter what goals you've set for 2017, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you feel and how you behave. And it only takes one bad mental habit to hold you back.<p>Getting rid of your bad mental habits will help you work smarter, not …

Self-help

Asking the "Big Questions" in Life Can Help Fight Depression and Anxiety

Whether or not you're religious, the holiday season does inevitably bring to mind questions surrounding faith and spirituality. It's …

Depression

9 Archaeological Sites of Biblical Importance

Archaeology might raise more questions about the Bible than it answers, but that doesn’t stop millions of religious tourists from flocking to the …

Archaeology

It’s Probably an Appropriate Time to Learn About the Imposter Phenomenon

If you can measure Imposter phenomenon, how does one get rid of it? (Asking for a friend.)<p>The feeling that you don't belong somewhere is common. It can be fleeting, like accidentally boarding a train headed the wrong way. Sometimes, it's less temporary.<p>Perhaps you're the only person of color in …

7 Bad Habits That Are Ruining Our Ability To Succeed And How To Break Them

One can say a lot of good things about the society we live in. Technology has made the world considerably smaller and has brought people together …

On the Death of Friendship

There are few things as mystifying and unnerving to me as the dying out of a friendship. I find myself brooding about the few friendships of mine …

Why Does Friendship At Times Feel One-Sided?

I was asked, "Why does friendship at times feel one-sided?" That question, of course, could mean many different things: why must I do all the work? …

Toxic Friendships: 23 Signs

For many people, establishing a friendship with others comes as easily as breathing. After all, most of us begin establishing friendships in early …

Self-confidence

8 Rules for Successfully Working With Friends

It takes one nasty business situation to ruin even the best friendship. These 8 rules can protect your bond and your business.<p>Almost 20 years ago when I launched my first company Information Experts, I hired a friend as a writing subcontractor to design and develop a training curriculum for a big …

Ask Polly: Why Won’t My Former FriendsForgive Me?

Get Ask Polly delivered weekly.<p><b>Hi Polly,</b><p>At the beginning of freshman year of college, I became best friends with my roommate and her friend whom …

How To Know Which People Truly Care About You

Most people love to talk about how many friends they have or how social they are. If you ask how many of those same friends care about them, people …

When There is Unexplained Distance in a Friendship

A few years ago, one of my friendships disintegrated, and it was largely my fault. For the world, friendship disintegration may involve screaming …

I Might Not Have A Lot Of Friends, But I Only Need A Few Really Good Ones

Once upon a time, we were oozing friends. We had all the time in the world to fritter away an afternoon debating whether Kelly Taylor should have …

7 Traits of True Friendship

What makes a perfect friendship? How do we find and keep friends that encourage and strengthen who we are? How do we maintain friendships with the …

What Aristotle can teach us about friendship

Something you won’t hear on Facebook: only the virtuous can be true friends<p>Tue, Nov 1, 2016, 01:00<p>“Who is the greatest thinker of all time?” is the …

The important questions: How many friends should we have at any given age?

Friendship has obvious benefits. Apart from helping us feel less alone, research shows that socially active people are healthier and less likely to …

My Friends Don’t Ask Me How I Am Anymore Because They Think They See Everything On Social Media

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Alya Mooro | 06 11 2016<p>But there’s only so much you can gleen about someone’s life from the VSCO filter they placed on their …

Social Media

Losing Friends

We’ve all done it. We’ve all lost a friend or two.<p>One minute the friend is present, communicative and, well, friendly. The next minute our friend is …

Painkillers

The Sweetest Promise in the Bible

Whether you laugh or cry, rejoice or grieve, Jesus is with you. He will never leave you nor forsake you.Watch Now

Reflections on True Friendship

<i>At a moment when technology has made cultivating relationships easier, but also shallower, one writer considers the importance of undocumented friendships.</i><p>Is childhood the golden era of friendship? And can you get those relationships back? The other day, I took down from the shelf a beautiful novel …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Study: Vast Majority Of People Who Are Depressed Do Not Seek Help

"I lost more than 80 percent of my university friends," recalls Jagannath Lamichhane.<p>After silently struggling with depression for two decades, Lamichhane published an essay in <i>Nepal Times</i> about his mental illness. "I could have hid my problem — like millions of people around the world," he says, …

Mental Health

The Christian church is exploding underground in Iran despite oppression

Experts say that the Christian church in Iran is growing by leaps and bounds in the shadow of an oppressive and hostile Islamic regime. While many see a crisis in the church in the West, where we enjoy the freedom of religion, the opposite is true in repressive Iran under the threat of punishment …

Literal interpretation of Bible 'helps increase church attendance'

Churches that are theologically conservative with beliefs based on a literal interpretation of the Bible grow faster than those with a liberal orientation, according to a five-year academic study.<p>“If we are talking solely about what belief system is more likely to lead to numerical growth among …

Faith

Oldest alphabet identified as Hebrew

<b>SAN ANTONIO</b> — The world’s earliest alphabet, inscribed on stone slabs at several Egyptian sites, was an early form of Hebrew, a controversial new …

Why Christian Kids Leave the Faith

Few things are sadder to witness than people who once professed faith leaving it all behind. This is especially true when those people were raised in …

Evangelical Christianity