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2,000 years of evolution has made Britons taller and blonder

A new technique has been used to track changes in the genome of Britons over the last 2,000 years – and we've become taller, blonder and more likely …

How long can you cycle before the harm from pollution exceeds the benefits of exercise?

There is no silver bullet in medicine, but exercise comes close. The benefits of physical activity are so far-reaching that, if you do nothing but get some gym time every day, you will live a healthier and longer life than most people.<p>So when I decided to move closer to my office in London, the …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

5 Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugins Compared – 2016

Are you looking to build an online store? Want to know which is the best WordPress eCommerce plugin? Choosing the right eCommerce plugin is crucial …

eCommerce

Research Links Heavy Facebook And Social Media Usage To Depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently conducted a study about the effects of social media habits on the moods of users. The research determined that the more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. The findings from this study …

Social Media

Researchers Uncover What May Kill Neurons Following a Stroke

<b>Discovery paves the way for a highly specific drug target for strokes and brain injuries.</b><p>Strokes, seizures, traumatic brain injury and schizophrenia: …

Sketching requires looking at objects in a different way – it’s all in the detail<p>The V&A has come under fire for banning sketching at its new exhibition of underwear. The museum says it’s to ease congestion as punters browse through 18th-century knickers and learn the history of the jockstrap . But …

Sketching

10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

University of Chicago

How to Change the Color of Address Bar in Mobile Browser to Match Your WordPress Site

Have you noticed that many popular websites like BBC and Facebook use their own brand colors for the address bar in mobile browser. Recently, one of …

The Ultimate WordPress Development Environment — SitePoint

WordPress development has come a very long way in recent years when it comes to tooling. In the past, developing a WordPress website required some …

wpDiscuz: WordPress Comments Modernized

The WordPress comment feature is boring and, honestly, way outdated. Of course, you can comment on a blog properly using the native comment feature, …

How A Former Child Actor Became One Of Britain’s Top Design Exports

Lee Broom’s fiercely independent creative career stretches from the Royal Shakespeare Company to the studio of Vivienne Westwood.<p>Many people would be shy about approaching a celebrity for an autograph, but for Lee Broom it turned out to be one of those made-for-Hollywood moments. When he was 17, …

If verified, finding could help understand how people’s faces change with time, and may ultimately lead to ways of slowing the most visible effects of ageing<p>Those in search of the fountain of youth should not hang up their boots, but in a laboratory in the Netherlands lies what may be the answer to …

Medicine

MP calls on Jeremy Corbyn to resign and 'make way for someone with the backbone to confront antisemitism' after he appears to compare Israel to 'various self-styled Islamic states and organisations'

Jeremy Corbyn has appeared to compare Israel to "various self-styled Islamic states and organisations" at the launch of Labour's antisemitism report.<p>He said: "Our Jewish friends are no more responsible for the actions of Israel or the Netanyahu Government than our Muslim friends are for those of …

Israel

The rise and fall of the 88-year-old department store chain, which has gone into liquidation with the loss of 11,000 jobs and the closure of 163 stores<p><b>1928</b><p>A group of American entrepreneurs opens a general store in Brixton with the aim of creating a UK version of Woolworths. Nothing is priced at …

Great Britain

Can the NHS modernise without going broke?

The NHS has a rotten reputation when it comes to technology. But insiders hope that could be about to change. A newly-launched testbed programme, …

12 WordPress Sidebar Tricks to Get Maximum Results

Most WordPress sites have a two column layout containing the content and sidebar. Despite being visible on every page of a website, sidebars are …

Creating effective websites: Why WordPress is the CMS of choice

The website is at the heart of almost every business. It’s also usually the first port of call for customers, so it’s essential that it provides a …

The Real Secret of Self-Confidence

You're reading The Real Secret of Self-Confidence, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Save 95% off a WordPress Wizard Bundle via Neowin Deals

Today's highlighted deal comes from our Elearning section of Neowin Deals, and lets you <b>save 95% off</b> a WordPress Wizard Bundle. Transform ideas into …

WordPress is Finally Enabling Website HTTPS Encryption to Protect You

Encryption is the question on everyone’s mind these days. Apple is currently making waves and sparking protests by fighting a court order to help the …

Nano-Drugs in Liposomes Could Treat Multiple Sclerosis

<b>Nano-drugs</b> encased in <b>liposomes</b> could one day be used to treat neurological diseases like <b>multiple sclerosis</b> (MS), according to a new study published …

Medical Research

Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Drug Shows Promise in Phase 3 Trials

Positive data from three phase 3 studies for the investigational drug multiple sclerosis drug ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) will be presented by Genentech …

How to Protect WordPress with .htaccess

WordPress – The most widely used Content Management System (CMS) in today’s internet realm – due to its popularity, is an incredibly attractive …

WordPress

TemplateMonster Launches GPL WordPress Themes

Advertise here with BSA<br>More and more providers of ready-made WordPress themes are making their products available under the GPL license. It allows …

It's the immune system's response to flu that's the killer

Thousands of older people could be saved each year if doctors tame the body's immune system response to flu, rather than targeting the virus itself.<p>A study, led by Yale University, found it was the inflammation caused by white blood cells fighting the infection that was the main culprit for fatal …

5 Ways to Stop Your Mind From Sabotaging All Your Hard Work

Once you understand the effect your mental programming has on your life, use these simple strategies to overcome dysfunctional patterns and ensure future success.<p><i>The first article in this 3-part series ("</i>3 Parts of Your Mind That Affect Your Ability to Make Decisions<i>") explained the basic makeup of</i> …