Monique L. Darrisaw

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Diagnosing the Trump phenomenon: Column

What does a narcissist look like? The Donald is a textbook example.<p>The presidential election campaign has launched a debate about narcissism and political leaders. And no wonder, given the criteria listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders for Narcissistic Personality …

Psychology

Q&A 1 IBS, Fruit Allergies, Raw Food Diet - Raw Essence

Scientists discover how your brain wakes you up

Researchers believe they've identified the part of the brain which ends light sleep, called the non-rapid eye movement (NREM) cycle, and ultimately wakes you up. Professor Antoine Adamantidis from the University of Bern and his team found a neural circuit sandwiched between two brain regions, …

Apple unveils official 25-hour battery case for the iPhone 6 and 6S

Apple's iPhones have long been a source of battery anxiety, with third-party battery cases easing these worries by offering extra juice when you need it. Now, Apple has unveiled its own Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S, quietly posting the product on its online stores (as spotted …

Best Cure For Kids Allergies with Natural Home Remedy || Kids Carnival

Nut-FreeTips and Recipes

Chocolate Cheesecake Cookies - Gourmet recipe with listed alternatives for health and allergies

Food allergy Chicken Recipes Of Gluten Free Foods

Allergy-Free Holiday Recipes

For individuals with food allergies, avoidance is the best way to prevent a potentially serious allergic reaction. Common allergy triggers such as …

Holiday Recipes

Have kids with food allergies? One mom shares tips, safe cookie recipes

If you or anyone in your family has a food allergy, every day can be a challenge — especially during the holidays with so many desserts and homemade treats at parties. Just in time for the season, Kelly Rudnicki, of FoodAllergyMama.com and author of "The Allergy Mama's Easy, Fast Family Meals," has …

Allergies Be Gone! Smoothie Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This blend is surprisingly sweet and delicious, and the parsley is brilliant for alleviating inflammation, asthma, and airborne allergies. The blend’s mineral salts neutralize acids, purify blood, cleanse the skin, detoxify<br>tissues and organs, assist with elimination of heavy metals, …

Smoothies

For Some Teen Girls, Surviving A Rape Can Mean Losing An Education

Last spring, with the Ebola outbreak under control, students in Sierra Leone returned to school after a months-long hiatus. But absent from the classrooms were several thousand adolescent girls. A law that went into effect in April bars "visibly pregnant" students from school.<p>The consequences of …

High School

3D Printing for Sustainable Economic Development in Africa

I’ve noticed a common refrain in today’s news cycle: in order to remain viable in the global economy, countries need to get behind 3D printing, and …

How digital is unleashing Africa’s creativity

The average man on the street might not think that Africa is synonymous with technological innovation or entrepreneurialism, but over recent years …

Facebook Adds More Free Services In Africa

Facebook's Free Basic services will be provided with free mobile data for its users on Bharti Airtel Africa in 17 countries in Africa.<p>Facebook announced the deal – which will begin in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and Niger – at AfricaCom, a big, annual mobile industry event in …

Emerging Markets

One Man's Million-Dollar Vision for Franchising Sustainable Fuel in Africa

<i>A version of this post was first published on LinkedIn.</i><p>What makes technology incredible -- outside of what it enables us to do -- are the journeys that lead to the breakthrough. We aren't exposed to the creator's emotional pangs from hanging it all on the line and venturing into the unknown. Nelson …

East Africa

Africa’s pharmaceutical industry boom needs more Africans

Africa’s pharmaceutical industry is one of the world’s fastest growing. In just ten years it has exploded—growing from US$4.7 billion in 2003 to US$20.8 billion in 2013. And based on projections for the next five years, the need for prescription medicines, generics, over-the-counter medicines and …

Administrative Law

Bringing Clean, Safe, and Innovative Sanitation Services to East Africa

Photo courtesy of SanivationEric Mintz, MD, MPH, Team Lead, Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Epidemiology Team, Waterborne Disease Prevention …

East Africa

Innovation in one of the World’s Oldest Industries—A Report From Kenya

Changing Planet<p><b>Written by Andrew Foote with significant contributions from Catherine Berner and Benjamin Kramer</b><p>There have been great strides in energy access in the past 10 years. We now see consumers using pay-as-you-go solar or even $5 off-grid LED lights. To meet heating and cooking needs …

Sustainability

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

John McAfee warns of government and commercial surveillance

McAfee founder and self-proclaimed 'eccentric millionaire' John McAfee is beginning his career renaissance by dabbling with a number of new security …

Privacy

Kentucky governor tells clerk to issue gay-marriage licenses or resign

Kentucky's governor told a county court clerk Thursday that he should either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or resign.<p>But Casey Davis, who is elected, said he would go to jail first.<p>"If that's what it takes for me to express the freedom of religion that I believe I was born with, I'm …

Two Bethnal Green schoolgirls 'now married to Isis men' in Syria

Teenagers Shamima Begum, Kadiza Sultana and Amira Abase, 15, fled from Britain in February, and two have had husbands ‘approved’ for them<p>Two of the three east London schoolgirls who fled to join Islamic State in Syria have married men approved for them by the terrorist group, their families have …

Terrorism

An IS secret to success: Shock troops who fight to the death

BAGHDAD (AP) — Fanatical and disciplined, the unit of Islamic State group fighters infiltrated the Syrian border town of Kobani and unleashed mayhem, …

Islam

Suspected U.S. drone kills Islamic State figure in Syria: monitor | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A drone strike as part of a U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State militants killed a senior figure from the hardline group in its Syrian stronghold Raqqa city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Wednesday.<p>The strike killed an Uzbek leader of the …

Middle East

20 Christian Iraqis who fled ISIS are being detained in California, and no one knows why

The imprisoned Iraqis — known as Chaldeans— are being detained for an unusually long time with no explanation even though they have family members willing to sponsor them in San Diego County, according to Al Jazeera.<p>Mark Arabo, an activist for the Chaldean community in San Diego, told Al Jazeera …

US-led warplanes are pummeling the de facto ISIS capital like never before

The US-led coalition battling the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL) has dramatically intensified its air war against the militant group with strikes pummeling the group's de-facto capital of Raqqa, Syria.<p>Since Wednesday, the coalition has conducted aerial strikes against more than 70 ISIS …

Pope calls unfettered capitalism 'the dung of the devil'

Pope Francis, who is visiting South America, says Christians are victims of genocide as he also begs forgiveness for crimes committed by Catholic church during colonial conquests<p>Pope Francis on Thursday launched a blistering attack on the "new colonialism" of austerity, describing unfettered …