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Tourists warned to avoid certain Maldives resorts over human rights abuses

The Ethical Maldives Alliance is asking tourists to consider ethical issues when choosing where and how to spend money in the <b>Maldives</b>. In particular, it has drawn up a list of resorts that it wants visitors to consult so that they can be aware which are the resorts that it says are directly or …

Apple: "We don’t want to debate climate change. We want to stop it."

Company releases 2015 environmental impact report<p>Apple is continuing to take a strong stance against climate change, writing in its newly released 2015 Environmental Responsibility Report, "We don’t want to debate climate change. We want to stop it." This is framed as a major piece in Apple's …

3 digital marketing strategies for making ads more relevant

Relevance. In digital marketing, it's what brands covet and what publishers strive to provide. Relevance is the driving force behind behavioral …

10-Second Health Tips to Live Stronger, Longer

And for even more easy ways to improve your health and get lean for good, check out <i>The Lean Belly Prescription</i> by Dr. Travis Stork. It's filled with simple strategies that will help you lose weight the same way you gained it: By making easy lifestyle choices that will transform your life—for the …

14 Strange-but-True Health Tips

Check out this list to see how easy it can be to cure yourself<p>The major medical studies grab the spotlight in the media, but some of the best solutions to health problems are simple, little, and often unusual things. Check out this list to see how easy it can be to cure yourself.<p><b>Related:</b> The <i>Men’s</i> …

High Blood Pressure

5 Words to Avoid Using to Describe Yourself in an Interview

Hiring managers all have their favorite interview questions, but they’re typically some variation of the common ones. For example, you might get, …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

SpaceX Cargo Ship Delivers Coffee and More to Astronauts

SpaceX's robotic Dragon cargo spacecraft made its rendezvous with the International Space Station on Friday to deliver vital supplies, bringing a three-day orbital chase to an end.<p>Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti grappled the Dragon capsule with the space station's huge robotic arm at 6:55 …

Space Exploration

What a Human Hair-Size Implant Can Tell You About Your Health

<b></b>What a Human Hair-Size Implant Can Tell You About Your HealthApple is one of several tech firms racing to create the first-ever blood-glucose monitor …

Diabetes

Why the Game of Thrones Composer Watches Each Episode a Thousand Times

Ramin Dajwadi walks us through the process for creating that iconic score.<p>Film and television composer Ramin Djawadi got his big break the same way an actor or writer might: by complete coincidence. Originally from Germany, Djawadi (pronounced java-dee) was having a post-college dinner with the …

TV Series

The world's most beautiful churches

What It's Like to Live With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

You probably aren't "a little obsessive-compulsive." I know because I am.<p>My hands smell like raw meat.<p>Not rancid meat, exactly. Although fresh meat has no smell, really, right?<p>This started on Tuesday, when I made my family turkey burgers, innocently patting them with my hands. And here I am, on …

The Protein Shake That Helps You Build Muscle Faster | Men's Health

The latter is where most guys mess up, says Brian St. Pierre, M.S., R.D., C.S.C.S., sports dietitian and nutrition coach at Precision Nutrition. “A lot of guys just don’t realize just how much they have to eat if they’re trying to add lean mass,” he says.<p>Your move: Drink a daily super shake—a …

5 Conditions Your Doctor Shouldn't Treat | Men's Health

<b>Back Pain</b><br>Most GPs will write prescriptions for pain pills, but exercise is a better fix, a 2010 Japanese study reports. "Physical therapists perform detailed assessments and build treatment plans based on your strength, flexibility, and mobility," says Joyce Maring, P.T., director of George …

4 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Be Happy

I had a lunch with an acquaintance recently, and by the time we finished our food and conversation, we had the beginning of a beautiful friendship. We talked, we shared and we listened to each other and really held space for what was going on in each other's lives.<p>My friend used to be a wild boy. …

The Man Ring: Titanium Utility Ring Version 2.0

This is one of the most unique rings ever produced. Crafted from aerospace grade titanium, it is a comfortable and smart looking ring. Hidden inside is an assortment of useful tools. It has a working bottle opener, a straight blade perfect for cutting packing tape or fishing line, a serrated blade …

Leukemia Sufferer Roasts Himself on Barbecue-Like Contraption to Kill Cancerous Cells

25-year-old Jia Binhui, from Yunlong County, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, was diagnosed with blood cancer two years ago. Sadly, he is unable to …

The zero sum game - neither inflation nor deflation

Put the “Britain slides into deflation” headlines on hold for another month. Higher petrol prices meant that the annual inflation rate in the UK in March was zero, the same as it was in February.<p>Technically speaking, even had the Office for National Statistics announced that last month’s inflation …

Economics

Beat Common Male Health Problems

<b>Athlete's Foot and Jock Itch</b><br>Men are twice as likely as women to be plagued by this fungal intrusion, according to a recent study by British researchers.<p><b>The culprit:</b> The locker-room floor, where men log more time and where tinea, the fungus that causes jock itch and athlete's foot, breeds. Once …

Everything You Wanted To Know About Android "Launchers" But Were Afraid To Ask

Google likes to promote its Android ecosystem with the tagline, “Be together, not the same.” Almost nowhere is that more apropos than in the first thing most users see when they pick up an Android phone: Its home-screen interface.<p>Apple users can rest easy in the knowledge that any iPhone they pick …

8 Ways to Stay Healthy Without Spending Money

It turns out that some of the stuff that can keep you healthy is free for the taking<p>Even without a big, fat trust fund, you're still entitled to good health, and it turns out that some of the stuff that can keep you healthy is free for the taking.<p><b>Guys' Night Out</b>Worried about having heart attacks as …

Medical Journals

Terminally Ill Man to Have World’s First Full Head Transplant

A head transplant is something you’re likely to come across in a far-fetched sci fi movie, as in reality, as most doctors would tell you, it is …

New aluminum battery for smartphones can be charged in a minute | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. scientists said they have invented a cheap, long-lasting and flexible battery made of aluminum for use in smartphones that can be charged in as little as one minute.<p>The researchers, who detailed their discovery in the journal Nature, said the new aluminum-ion battery has the …

Batteries

Do colours really warp our behaviour?

Red paint is meant to inflame our passions while blue and green keeps us calm – but Claudia Hammond finds that their true influence is not what you’d expect.<p>We can spend hours choosing the right paint colour for a room to create just the mood we want. We pore over paint charts and bring home tester …

British Columbia

Can Marxist theory predict the end of Game of Thrones?

The Lannisters’ gold has run out. The bankers are impatient. The sex-and-power feudal system of Westeros is in its dying throes. Surely revolution is inevitable?<p>The elite are in trouble, their sources of wealth exhausted, their civilisation assailed by crazed fanatics from without – while, within, …

TV Series

6 Things That Could Happen During a Plane Flight, and Whether You Should Actually Worry About Them

I withdrew my hand and continued flying the plane with my armrests. After landing, I sought a better authority on what to worry about in the air than someone who believes the moon is made of cheese.<p>Three pilots were happy to take me through the most common things that worry antsy airplane …

Despite its anti-corruption creativity, India is still a one man, one bribe democracy

Money talks, especially in the bustle of an Indian bazaar. But what would you do if someone thrust a note in your hand that on close inspection turned out to be worth nothing at all? Astonishingly, but for good reason, there are now millions of zero-rupee notes in circulation in India.<p>But what on …

India

Uncovering the face value of beards

A beard has both social and political meanings. “A powerful distinguishing mark, the appearance of facial hair plays a key role in the process of asserting or stigmatising identity,” says ethnologist Christian Bromberger. “Being hairless and clean-shaven, or not, is far from neutral,” says Stéphane …

Men's Fashion

How To Take The Best Food Photos With Your Phone, According To An Expert

Admit it: You take the occasional food photo on your phone. You might even do it a lot. If you're not guilty of this all too common practice, you must know someone who is. At some point, you've probably patiently awaited permission to dig into your entree while someone's iPhone hovers over your …

Mobile Photography

Help! Is my quinoa killing the planet?

I was a very unsophisticated and sheltered child when it came to food – the first person in my family to buy a bulb of garlic, or go to university. It was there, in 1998, that I first heard the words couscous and hummus. When I got to London three years later, my mind was blown by supermarket …

Sausages