Deborah Jackson

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Learning a Second Language Boosts Brain Power, Staves off Cognitive Decline | Health

<b>Story Views</b><p><b>Do you speak more than one language? If so, you could be less likely to suffer from age-related cognitive decline, as reported by recent</b> …

Five teenagers accused of antisemitic threats to children on Sydney bus

New South Wales police have arrested five teenagers after a group of Jewish schoolchildren were allegedly subjected to antisemitic abuse, including threats to kill them, in Sydney.<p>According to police, the teenagers boarded a bus full of schoolchildren, aged between five and 12, which was heading to …

Double Trouble: Hawaii Braces for Hurricanes Iselle and Julio

Two hurricanes are now taking aim at Hawaii.<p>The first, Hurricane Iselle, packed 90-mph winds Wednesday night as it chugged west toward the islands. Meteorologists said it had strengthened somewhat and was expected to remain at hurricane strength when it makes landfall sometime late Thursday.<p>The …

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Christians of Iraq threatened by ISIS - CNN Video

Christians flee as Iraq town taken

<b>Up to a quarter of Iraq's Christians are reported to be fleeing after Islamic militants seized the minority group's biggest town.</b><p>The Islamic State (IS) group captured Qaraqosh overnight after the withdrawal of Kurdish forces.<p>IS has been gaining ground in northern Iraq since June, and also controls …

40,000 Iraqis stranded on Sinjar mountain after Islamic State death threats

Tens of thousands of members of Iraqi religious minority groups are dying of heat and thirst on Mount Sinjar, human rights groups say, after death threats from Islamic State - formerly Isis<p>Tens of thousands of members of Iraqi religious minority groups driven from their homes for fear of the …

Islam

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Landscape Photography

Raw Versus JPG – Why You Might Want to Shoot in RAW Format

If you have ever shared a photo by email, or posted one online, you might have seen a three or four-letter extension at the end of the file name that …

Why Language Classes Don't Work: How to Cut Classes and Double Your Learning Rate (Plus: Madrid Update)

This is one of several articles planned as supplements to the original “How to Learn (But Not Master) Any Language in 1 Hour.” This piece focuses on …

12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You’ll Ever Need

Preface by Tim Ferriss<p>I’ve written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I’ve also covered my experiments …

Luis Suarez is the best striker in world football and Lionel Messi is better than Cristiano Ronaldo, says Thierry Henry

• <b>Thierry Henry believes Suarez has 'everything' you need to be a top striker</b>• <b><br>Uruguayan international Luis Suarez has joined Barcelona for £75milion</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Soccer

World Cup fans the flames of USA soccer surge but MLS is still the test

Sport knows spectators switched on by events in Brazil must be retained through club game and improved media exposure<p>Sammy Mohamed remembers eating ice cream in a hot laundromat in Jersey City in 1994, watching Brazil v Italy in the World Cup final with his dad and a bunch of other people. He was …

World Cup 2014: five breakout performances from the USA team

As the buildup to Sunday's World Cup final continues, we consider those players who stood out … and those who did not<p>The World Cup comes to a close this weekend, with Brazil and Holland playing the third-place playoff on Saturday before Germany and Argentina meet in the final on Sunday. The USA's …

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The Costa Rica coach was proud of his players but hit out at the standard of refereeing after their quarter-final defeat to Netherlands in Salvador …

German coach attacks Landon Donovan for comments about USMNT

Fulham manager Felix Magath is known for being ... let's call it '"brutal." His harsh treatment of players is legendary in soccer circles, and he's not a man to mince his words. So when he's upset at someone, he's not going to pull any punches -- and his latest target is one Landon Donovan.<p>On his …

USA look to bright future despite lost opportunity

The Arena Fonte Nova provided the stage for 52,227 spectators to witness a pulsating encounter between USA and Belgium that was only decided after a …

Soccer

Costa Rica's Jose Luis Pinto admits "Special One" influence

Costa Rica's fairytale run to their first ever World Cup quarter-final owes a lot to the coaching philosophy of Portugal's 'Special One' Jose Mourinho, admits their Colombian coach Jorge Luis Pinto.<p>Mourinho may never have been a national coach but his success mainly with Porto, Chelsea and Inter …

Soccer

FIFA impressed by World Cup response in the United States

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke on Tuesday said he had been impressed by the soaring popularity of the World Cup in the United States, which has discussed a possible bid for the tournament in 2026.<p>Speaking to Brazilian television channel SporTV, Valcke said FIFA had noted the record viewing …

United States

World Cup: USMNT game against Belgium was highest-rated soccer match ever on cable

According to Nielsen, the US national team's dramatic Round-of-16 match against Belgium on Thursday was the highest-rated World Cup match ever shown …

World Cup 2014: Formation dancing makes little difference to how the best players perform

Much has been made of the current trends for a 3-5-2 formation and the problems it can cause for the opposition. But there is nothing new in this line-up<p>As far as formations go, nothing is new. You cannot reinvent the wheel, even if certain coaches, a little too full of themselves, believe that …

USA showed up at 6:45 for 5 p.m. kickoff

The U.S. team was on time for kickoff, but really didn't start playing until 90 minutes into the match.<p>USA showed up at 6:45 for 5 p.m. kickoff<p>07/02/2014<p>Watching the USA vs Belgium match as a neutral fan on Tuesday, it was easy to see the Americans fell victim to what is known as the soccer …

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World Cup 2014: Fifa study explains why this is officially one of the greatest tournaments of all

Fifa's Technical Study Group says audacious tactics, gifted attacking players and intelligent players have made this one of the greatest World Cups<p>A report on a <b>World Cup</b> being hailed as one of the greatest ever will be compiled by Fifa’s Technical Study Group and presented to all national …

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World Cup: Want to watch every single goal scored in Brazil? Here's your one-stop shop

<i>See the final 2014 World Cup Golden Boot standings HERE</i><p><i>Goal No. 1:</i> Marcelo fumbles home an own goal. Watch <b>HERE</b>• <i><br>Goal No. 2:</i> Neymar pings it off the …

Jurgen Klinsmann tells beaten USA to show less respect to opponents

Jurgen Klinsmann has told the USA they must show opponents less respect if they are to break through on the world stage.<p>Tuesday night’s 2-1 defeat to …

Soccer

World Cup one of most entertaining ever

A proposal for managers to be able to use a fourth substitute in extra time is set to be put before the law-making International Board again.<p>The idea has been considered before but its value has been enhanced by the sight of so many players struggling to last high-tempo matches at the World Cup …

Soccer

Obama tells U.S. national team: You did us proud

POTUS says the U.S. national team did the country proud and offered his congratulations to the players.<p>Barack Obama has called the United States national team to commend the players on their efforts at the FIFA World Cup.<p>The USA bowed out of the tournament in a hard-fought last-16 clash with …