Monika Hira

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Climate change: the big myths that need to be exploded

The threat to our planet and the lives of billions of people – not to mention big business – has led to wild claims on both sides of the divide. Here are some facts<p>THE EARTH IS WARMER NOW THAN IT HAS EVER BEEN<p>In the distant past, temperatures were far warmer than even the most extreme warming …

Climate Change

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

How to Unlock More of Your Brain Power?

The mind power lays the foundation for the efficiency and performance of all the works done by a man. The more one uses one’s mental capacity, higher …

Why You Don't Have To Choose Between Money & Spirituality

It's a common belief that money and spirituality don't mix: <i>If you're spiritual, you shouldn't want money. People who want money are greedy and</i> …

How To Successfully Start Your Own Online Business

Jess Levin of Carats & Cake shares how to make it as a female entrepreneur in the digital age.<p>In the digital age of blogging, online services and budding e-commerce sites, there's an endless sea of opportunity waiting to be discovered on the internet for the next generation of entrepreneurs. When …

Entrepreneurship

Teach children outside to save their vision, say scientists

In China, pupils are already being taught in huge translucent boxes to try and halt their vision decline<p>Children should be allowed to study outside to stop them becoming short-sighted, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers believe that youngsters are spending so long inside for lessons that it is …

Optometry

The Science of Happiness

What makes you happy?<p>This question is not as easy as it might seem.<p>According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. <b>It's easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy.</b><p>Why do we have a hard time enjoying …

Happiness