Sara Ahmed

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Beat Your Back Pain With 5 Exercises

Back pain is as common as getting a cold. Back pain can be caused by a sedentary lifestyle (sitting all day at your desk) or a rigorous workout schedule. Two entirely different situations, but the same outcome: a bad back. You also can experience back pain from a bad mattresses, poor posture, …

Is this London's most extreme workout?

I’m on all fours, scuttling across the carpet. It’s a shade of sickly mauve that makes me think of an office corridor. Strapped to my face is a black mask that makes me think of war. “Right arm forward. Left leg forward. Then right arm. Keep pushing! Now reverse!” I have forced my mind into …

On Wednesdays, All These Celebrities Wear Pink

(And on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, too).<p>We bet Barbie is <i>thrilled</i> about this.<p>Pink is always in season, but recently, there has been a slew of head-to-toe, bubblegum looks in Hollywood. Lady Gaga joins the likes of Rita Ora and Cate Blanchett in rocking the playful hue …

What If We Turned Ancient Monuments Into Greenhouses?

Combine pyramids with biospheres and get a structure that can produce water and slow down desertification.<p>Picture the Sahara Desert, and you might not think of farming. But some of the first agriculture in the world was born in ancient Egypt on the desert’s edge, helping launch a civilization that …

Buenos Aires summons UK ambassador to discuss spy claims, a day after London summons Argentinian ambassador over president’s comments<p>Tensions between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands have escalated after they summoned each other’s ambassadors.<p>John Freeman, the British ambassador, was …

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Take the #Gimme5Challenge to Strengthen Your Body with Just Five Basic Moves

So freakin' simple. So freakin' awesome.<p>Hop off the treadmill, grab a seat, and check this out: Cardio is not the most effective way to reduce body fat. Without strength training, your weight-loss efforts will simply produce a smaller version of you. Is that truly what you want? Or do you want to …

Barrister 'could be Britain's biggest fare-dodger'

Peter Barnett, 43, is accused of causing a loss of £23,000 to Chiltern Railways over a two-and-a-half year period travelling from Buckinghamshire to London<p>A barrister who spent more than two years avoiding paying for his train ticket could be the "biggest" fare-dodger to be prosecuted, a court …