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How Good Gut Bacteria Could Transform Your Health

Scientist Jeff Leach is studying gut microbes that have the potential to improve our weight, mood, allergies, heart and more.<p>Barefoot and coated in …

Microbiology

Saudi Arabia News: Foreigners Leaving Country Over Low Oil Prices And High Taxes

Foreigners have begun an exodus from Saudi Arabia as the oil-rich kingdom imposed higher taxes and issued less international work visas in order to …

OPEC’s strategy to buoy oil prices is all wrong, oil economist says

OPEC and non-cartel members may be employing a wrongheaded approach to shrinking a global supply glut, according to Dieter Helm, economist and …

Dual Camera Phones Explained: Worth the Hype?

Technology is a never ending game of innovations and changes. From simple phones with basic calling features, we have moved on to smartphones with …

How to Teach Your Teen Good Behavior Online

<i>By Jane Parent</i>Kids have been bullying each other for decades. The old stereotype of a bully as “some big, maladjusted hulk” picking on a ninety pound …

Parenting

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

Oil prices: the lonely role of the swing producer

The new Opec quota has been in force for six weeks, which is sufficient time to judge what is happening on the basis of facts rather than …

Unlocked phones vs. contract phones: Everything you need to know

We answer every conceivable question you could have (or at least every question we could think of) about choosing an unlocked phone versus a contract one.<p>You've picked out the phone you want to buy, but the decision-making process is far from over. Should you buy it unlocked or from a carrier? …

Mobile

5 Tips for taking better photos with your Smartphone

I’ve been trying to up my photography game for awhile now. I am really lucky because I get the chance to review some super smartphones. However, …

Why you shouldn’t visit newborns and their mothers

<b>There is nothing like a cherubic little baby to attract a stampede to your door.</b><p>We are raised to believe, through folklore and popular culture, that …

WhatsApp Beta For iOS Reveals Live Location Tracking, Edit And Recall Of Sent Messages

WhatsApp beta for iOS has revealed a string of new features for the popular communication app. In December, some of these features were leaked by …

Weekly U.S. Oil Rig Count: Shale Is Back - Part V

Last week, we got the largest increase in the rig count in almost four years.<p>This week, the increase is smaller but with almost the same number of …

Oil & Gas Industry

10 Yoga, Meditative And Restorative Techniques Infographic To Improve Your Sleep Quality

Time flies. It seems as if it's only yesterday when our parents had to drag us, kicking and screaming, to our beds at 9 and make sure we fall asleep.

Alys Fowler: how to give your seedlings the best start in life

It’s the sign of a new season, the first glimpse of hope that the days are lengthening and it is all beginning again. Perhaps more importantly it is a sign of a happy gardener; I know of many who find a great sense of satisfaction from a windowsill full of seedlings. But what happens if you can’t …

Gardening

Was There a First Human Language?: Theories from the Enlightenment Through Noam Chomsky

During the 17th and 18th centuries, European Enlightenment philosophers discarded the origin stories in religious texts as wildly implausible or …

Language

Parents, put the phone down — after you read this

OK, kids, a quick moment to gloat: As it turns out, it’s not just you; it’s us parents too. We just can’t stop staring at screens.<p>That’s the result of a new national survey suggesting that parents spend nine hours a day plugged into tech, with only an hour and a half of it dedicated to work and …

Parenting

The future of education: We don’t need to teach our kids to code, we need to teach them how to dream

Technology is changing life faster than ever and the pace of this change is accelerating. When you look at the change to the world in the last 10 …

Learning

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology | Inc.com

The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of Millennials, who point out that it's their parents who tanked the economy and their …

Psychology

Does Your Partner Often Get Angry and Shut Down Emotionally?

<b>“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” ~Carl Jung</b><p>Three years ago I was on top of the world …

Positive Thinking

The Biggest Opportunity Right Now In Oil And Gas

Further to the second item above, offshore exploration has been a rare bright spot for the global oil and gas industry lately.<p>Some of the movement in …

The secret to raising creative kids is easier than you think

From books, arts, and sports classes to iPads and television, many parents do everything in their power to entertain and educate their children. But what would happen if children were just left to be bored from time to time? How would it affect their development?<p>I began to think about boredom and …

Creativity

How Ancient Civilizations Fathomed The Unfathomable

The Mayans, Eastern Indians, and other ancient cultures knew things (celestial mechanics, perspectives on quantum physics, architecture, etc.) that to us seem unimaginable for those times. How could they have possibly known those things? Where did their knowledge come from? Could there be an …

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students Better

‘I keep hearing of new teachers being used as cannon fodder – it has to stop’

"How can we stop young teachers being used as cannon fodder?"<p>This was the question put to me recently by a young man who is in his third year of …

How To Help Children Who Struggle With Social Skills

I have a child who does not like to greet people. A basic “hello” is kind of an important social skill for getting along with humanity, so it’s …

Child psychologist: This is how to raise human beings who are ready for the real world

People are a little worried about the human species these days. Maybe it’s the rash of terrorist attacks throughout the world. Maybe it’s the tone of the presidential campaign. Maybe it’s because so many of us are suffering from a nasty case of empathy fatigue in response to the horrors humans …

Terrorism