Shaima Bnavi

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App bosses have blocked drivers in nearby areas from picking up air passengers after reports of littering and urinating in gardens<p>Uber drivers waiting in villages around Heathrow have been blocked from collecting air passengers after causing “huge distress” to local communities, according to the …

Transportation

7 Reasons You Need to Eat More Eggs

Eggs aren't just delicious—they can also boost your mood, nourish your gray matter, and even guard against cancer<p>Many Americans were raised on the theory that eggs are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and that eating them was a surefire way to promote coronary heart disease. But when Wake …

How Implantable Brain Chips Could Change Medicine Forever | Inc.com

In the future, taking a pill to treat a headache may seem like a low-tech solution.<p>Scientists have built an implantable brain chip that regulates the amount of dopamine in mice using an electrical impulse, a process that could one day be used to treat human patients suffering from various …

After US government extracts data from San Bernardino iPhone, company says it is committed to increasing products’ security<p>Apple has declared victory in its battle against the FBI, after the government announced it had found a way into the San Bernardino killer’s iPhone that did not require the …

Privacy

LG V10 Review: A Truly Amazing Android Phone

Here’s the thing with LG phones, they are either great, or just a bit average. And what’s more, predicting what a phone will be before you use it is impossible with LG. My favourite examples of this are the G Flex (great) the G Flex 2 (not great) the G3 (great) and the G4 (a bit underwhelming).<p>So …

LOL Here Are Some of 2015's Funniest Food Articles

Fa-la-la-la-la, ha-ha ha-HA! What better way to close the year than with a full belly? (A full belly laugh, that is.) In the spirit of giving and grinning, these are the stories that had us LOLing IRL this year.<p>In what may have been the world's greatest "retro-vation," one Canadian couple decided …

Why Getting Fired Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to This Cook

What can you learn from Ellison Park, a self-proclaimed former shit-head and self-taught sous chef at Chicago's Parachute restaurant? A lot, so listen up.<p><i>Line and prep cooks are awesome. They bring the heat night after night, working tirelessly like ninjas with super sharp knives. And when it comes</i> …

Sous

Our Parasites And Vermin Reveal Secrets Of Human History

They look like tiny tubes with stumpy legs. They can nestle snugly into pores, right at the base of small hairs. And there are probably hundreds on your face.<p>We're taking about<i>Demodex folliculorum,</i>the mite that calls your hair follicles home. "Probably if you've ever gotten a gross gunky plug out …

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4 Strategies to Regulate Your Emotions in Stressful Situations

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve just gotten some bad news -- very bad news. An emergency management meeting has been called. Your boss -- or worse, the board of directors -- wants to discuss what happened and why you didn’t fix things before the problem escalated.<p>…

Do we underestimate the power of plants and trees?

<b>Research suggests plants might be capable of more than we suspect. Some scientists - controversially - describe plants as "intelligent".</b><p>They argue a better understanding of their capabilities could help us solve some of the world's thorniest problems.<p>Four experts talk to the BBC World Service …

Sugar on the Brain

Picture this scenario: You’re healthy, but you’ve packed on some extra pounds over the years. Lately, your blood sugar levels have started creeping …

Why Sleep? Why Dream?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television series and online resource that features the world's</i> …

Immune System

10 Things that Change your Brain - OpenMind

Using the most advanced <b>neuroimaging</b> techniques, science has identified some activities that permanently modify our brain, either by changing its …

Neuroscience

How We Train Our Brains to Hate Our Bodies

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>When you look at your body in the mirror, where does your gaze go? If you’re like most women, your eyes are instantly …

Grow your own happiness: how meditation physically changes the brain

People can boost their happiness by growing a part of the brain which increases positive thinking, scientists believe<p>Aristotle said that ‘happiness depends upon ourselves’ and a new study suggests it is possible to physically grow a happier brain through practices like meditation.<p>Although …

15 Thanksgiving Appetizers and Snacks for Maximum Overeating

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was always a marathon day of food. Sure, dinner was an elaborate affair, but we actually started eating hours before sitting down at the table, and the appetizers were as important as the turkey and mashed potatoes. We blamed the snacking on the fact that dinner …

This Marine Biologist Photographs Rare, Otherworldly Oceanic Creatures

While scientists, explorers, and Google Earth have mapped much of the terrestrial world, the expanses of the sea remain a great mystery. Marine biologist Alexander Semenov, head of the dive team at Moscow State University’s White Sea Biological Station, has dedicated his career not only to closing …

What's killing the endangered Saiga antelope of Central Asia?

The Saiga — tawny, bulbous-nosed antelopes that have roamed the desert steppe of Central Asia by the millions since the days of the woolly mammoth — are suddenly falling to a mysterious disease that has killed nearly 80 percent of the population, and scientists are scrambling to understand why.<p>Dr. …

Blind girl, seven, banned from using white stick at school as it is 'health and safety risk'

Bristol primary school says seven-year-old pupil can no longer use her walking cane because it could trip up teachers and other children<p>A blind girl has been banned from bringing her white walking stick to school because of "health and safety" reasons.<p>Lily-Grace Hooper, seven, suffered a stroke …

Is Miles Davis the greatest jazz musician ever?

Miles Davis died on September 28, 1991. Twenty-five years on, Ivan Hewett examines whether he really was the greatest jazz artist of all time.<p>Miles Davis, the restless, irascible trumpeter and composer who became the epitome of "cool jazz", was voted the Greatest Jazz Artist of all time in …

Enter the dark and fearless world of Mykki Blanco

When Mykki Blanco emerged on to the scene in 2011, many were quick to box her in as a gay rapper’ or a ‘drag queen’, bypassing more original modes of expression to describe someone who could be many things at once: an NYC riot grrrl, a freaky noise punk, a hip hop queen, a ferocious poet and a …

Thanks To Technology, It's Possible To Start A Business From Abroad

My current situation isn’t ideal for building a business. I live in Sydney, Australia in a studio apartment that doesn’t even have a kitchen table much less a desk. My WiFi is terrible. Planning international Skype calls within a three-hour window of time when both sides of the world are awake is …

Vodafone's Android app aids cancer research while you sleep

Vodafone Australia has launched DreamLab, an Android app that uses your smartphone’s computing power to assist in cancer research while you’re not using it.<p>Developed in collaboration with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, DreamLab pools the processing power of every smartphone …

Tor Wars: The Signal Awakens

The long arm of the law wants ever more eyes, if you’ll pardon the gruesome metaphor. The UK government recently unveiled an attempt to legalize “draconian state surveillance powers.” US voices keep calling for a mythical “secure golden key” for government access to encrypted messages. Canadian …

Is Sexism All in Your Brain?

A new study says the brains of misogynists are also super-dense in regions that control fear and anger. But there’s a twist.<p>Sexism is deeply …

Company to make Windows 10 a ‘recommended update’ next year, meaning those running updates will have it downloaded and will be prompted to install<p>Microsoft’s efforts to entice users to upgrade to Windows 10 will soon see it automatically downloaded on to users computers without their knowledge.<p>The …

Windows 10

Apple iPhone 6S event: what will be announced, from Apple TV to iPad

Apple is preparing to unveil the iPhone 6S in California, with its annual presentation starting at 6PM BST on Wednesday 9 September. But what should …