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7 Early Signs of Aging (and How to Fight Them)

Two things you should start doing in your 20s: saving for retirement and committing to anti-aging plan of attack. We can't really help you with that first one (might we suggest watching a little Suze Orman?). But as for number two, we've got your back (and face, and neck). Your 20s are when you'll …

Skin Care

When Does Old Age Begin?

<b>For many thousands of years, mankind has wondered when old age began.</b> Mostly, it began about a week after puberty. In the Middle Ages, reaching age 21 was the goal. If you made it that far, you had a pretty good shot at living into your 60s. Of course, your teeth would have all rotted out and your …

Top 10 haunted houses in fiction

Children and teenagers,Children's books: 8-12 years,Teen books,Books,Culture,Halloween,Chris Riddell,Harry Potter,Eva Ibbotson,Neil Gaiman<p>From Neil Gaiman’s graveyard to JK Rowling’s Hogwarts, children’s fiction is full of haunted homes. Here’s Claire Barker’s pick of 10 of the best<p>Everyone needs a …

Books

7 Questions to Ask Yourself If You're Constantly Anxious

The other day my friend asked if I could broach the subject of emotional wellbeing with her father. His generation is one where mental health awareness doesn't exist. She hoped that he'd have some peace from his long-standing anxiety, because he was suffering from a terminal illness. I had an hour, …

13 psychological biases that explain why we make terrible financial decisions even though they 'feel' right

We all have these biases, yet most of us don't know how powerful they are. They frame information for us so that it "feels" like you're being rational. But they're leading you to make decisions that are completely wrong. That's why you end up making horrible decisions with your money.<p>You may have …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness

‘It’s up to us to stop these Muslim girls making the worst mistake of their lives’ | Alex Preston

Sara Khan is determined to protect young Muslim women from the lure of extremism – but has her vocal support for the government’s anti-radicalisation strategy alienated the very people she hopes to save?<p>When three schoolgirls from the Bethnal Green Academy in east London fled the UK and travelled …

Dubai’s reckless foreign policy is putting it on a path to disaster—and fast

I really liked Dubai. Which is why I’m so worried by the path its government has chosen. No, I’m not predicting another financial crash, or even pointing out a looming environmental catastrophe. I’m worried Dubai will destroy itself. A city heavily dependent on foreign capital and labor, Dubai …

Middle East

What it means if you’re attracted to other people

It shouldn’t shock you to learn that your wife or partner may be attracted to other men. You’ve probably checked out other women—maybe even fantasized about one—in the last 24 hours.<p>But that doesn’t mean this information is easy to digest: 70 percent of women in relationships admit to having …

What You Need To Know If You Love Someone Who's 'Type A'

All is fair in love and keeping score.<p>Love can be complicated no matter who you are. But for those individuals who have a more emotional nature, navigating relationships can be its own special challenge. No one knows this better than someone who is “Type A.”<p>It’s important to note that character …

Does expat life really make you healthier, wealthier and happier?

It’s official: living overseas is good for your health, wealth and happiness. Or at least, that’s the case if the latest survey on the topic is to be believed.<p>An online poll of 1,000 people was carried out for international relocations company MoveHub. Half the respondents (located in the UK and …

Cyber criminals drain £20m from UK bank accounts using 'particularly virulent' virus

Virus is believed to have been developed by a technically-skilled gang in Eastern Europe to steal money from individuals and businesses<p>Millions of pounds have been drained from British bank accounts after cyber criminals unleashed a "particularly virulent" virus, it was revealed today.<p>Officers from …

Cybersecurity

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Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

20 Mistakes You're Making With Your Teeth

Taking care of your pearly whites isn’t rocket science, but it’s easy to slip into habits that could cause heartache—er, toothache—in the long run. …

Dentistry

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

Henning Mankell: I'm not afraid of dying

<i>Henning Mankell has died aged 67. This interview was first published in 2011.</i><p>It’s a dismal day in Antibes. Outside in the town square, the rain is bucketing down. Inside the café where I’m to meet the author Henning Mankell, steam rises from people’s shoulders as they sit sipping their coffee.<p>At 11 …

Three Exceptional Facts About America

<b>It’s Safe to Be Paranoid in the U.S.</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Given the cluttered landscape of the last 14 years, can you even faintly remember the moment when the Berlin Wall came down, the Cold War ended in a stunned silence of shock and triumph in Washington, Eastern Europe was freed, …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Vladimir Putin: Supporting Syrian regime only way to end war

"There is no other solution to the Syrian crisis than strengthening the effective government structures," the Russian president says<p>The only way to end the war in Syria is to support its existing government in the fight against terrorism, said Russian president Vladimir Putin in remarks released on …

The awkward moment when Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin met at the UN General Assembly

Rarely have two world leaders been so visibly uncomfortable in one another's presence, but that doesn't mean Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama have nothing to talk about<p>Constructive. Business-like. Surprisingly frank.<p>Those are the diplomatic euphemisms Vladimir Putin used to describe his meeting with …

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all