Naiya Butala

19 Flips | 1 Magazine | 34 Likes | @Naiya7 | Keep up with Naiya Butala on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Naiya Butala”

Second teenager charged with murder after stabbing outside Parsons Green station

A second teenager has been charged with murder following a stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station.<p>Shafiq Smith, 18, of Brudenell Road, south-west London, also faces charges of attempted murder and threatening a person with a bladed or pointed article in a public place.<p>He has been remanded in …

Crime

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

15 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like "Making a Murderer" and the vast ESPN "30 for 30" library being just a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week. You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p>Here are 15 documentaries …

How To Watch Tonight's Stunning Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

If you missed last night's surprise in the sky, don't forget to look up tonight. While last night was just space junk flying through the earth's …

Astronomy

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

'Nobody Is Immune': Bracing For Zika's First Summer In The U.S.

The mosquito-borne Zika epidemic is headed for its first summer in the United States. <i>New York Times</i> reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross that if the virus is ever going to hit hard in the U.S., 2016 will be the year.<p>"No one in the population has had the disease before, so …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

WHO: Coffee itself isn’t cancerous, but watch out for ‘very hot’ beverages

If you're like many Americans and sipping your morning cup of joe while reading this, you'll be happy to know that the World Health Organization released its long-anticipated report on coffee, and its findings bode well for your health.<p>In reviewing the scientific evidence over the past 25 years …

Coffee

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

10 Research-Proven Tricks To Seem Smarter Than You Are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i>you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p><i>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." -Woodrow Wilson</i><p>Much of how you do in life comes down to …

'Universal cancer vaccine’ breakthrough claimed by experts

Scientists have taken a “very positive step” towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer that makes the body’s immune system attack tumours …

The case for black holes being nothing but holograms just got even stronger

We can't see them because not even light can escape their gravitational pull, we have no idea what they're made of, and where does everything inside go once a black hole dies?<p>Physicists can't even agree on whether black holes are massive, three-dimensional behemoths, or just two-dimensional …

10 All-Natural Ways To Deal With Your Acne

What <i>won't</i> we try to get a clear complexion, right? And while it’s always best to see your doctor or dermatologist first for a professional …

Skin Care

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

You Need to Try Bethany Mota's Easy Hair Hack for Pretty, Soft Waves

Bethany Mota—known for her approachable and friendly beauty videos— is superfamous in the beauty world. She has close to 10 million YouTube subscribers and 5.5 million Instagram followers, and at last year's BeautyCon event in New York City, young fans were completely losing their cool, screaming …

15 Natural Deodorants You Should Probably Switch To

the ultimate pit test<p>Once puberty hits, combating body odor becomes one of your biggest priorities in life. Picking the right deodorant can be a tricky process. For some, it’s all about the scent. For others, the absorbency counts the most. There are so many different products to choose from, but …

A Beautiful Diet: The Whole Foods You Need to Look Your Best

To vitamin or not to vitamin: a query as old as The Flintstones. Do dietary supplements impart health and provide beauty benefits? Or are they just a …