Tina Fahim

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Millions of Students Are Quietly Being Taught the Koch Brothers’ Whitewashed Version of Black History

Cash-strapped social studies teachers across America have discovered an exciting new resource that provides lesson plans, study materials and even …

Series of attacks in Egypt targeting Coptic Christians forces churches to close

Egypt has been one of the worst places for Christian persecution in recent months. A series of attacks targeting Christians and forced closure of churches have caused Egypt’s Christian population to call on authorities for help.<p>The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said authorities sealed off two …

Extremism

This Boring Beige Living Room Is Unrecognizable After a Lowe's Makeover

In a dramatic episode of Lowe's original series <b>The Weekender</b>, designer Monica Mangin works her magic on a mind-numbingly boring living room. The builder-grade space hasn't been touched since the homeowners moved in two years ago, hence the beige walls, beige carpet, and little else in terms of …

Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Time Management

When Joking with Your Employees Leads to Bad Behavior

A workplace filled with laughter is generally assumed to be a good thing. Several studies have found that good humor doesn’t just make people feel better, or make the work day seem to go faster; it actually delivers bottom line benefits. Employees who laugh together have been shown to be more …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump jumps the gun on NATO, jobs claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted in his speech to Congress that new money "is pouring in" from NATO partners, which it isn't. He also …

Health Care

The case for going to bed at 2:30 am

There’s nothing virtuous about “early to bed, early to rise.”<p>It was like a dream.<p>Last Wednesday, I hit every green light on the drive to Kroger. I made it through the aisles in 15 minutes and didn’t have to wait in line at checkout. Back home, I prepped meals and washed dishes without anyone …

University of Washington

Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

Trump’s immigration order will also bar dual-citizens

The executive order US president Donald Trump signed yesterday temporarily banning entry to the US for citizens of several Muslim-majority countries also applies to those who hold two nationalities, the State Department confirmed today. That means that a citizen of both Iraq and the UK, for …

Immigration

Easy Tiramisu Recipe

<i>This easy tiramisu recipe is darn close to the classic and, dare we say, even better. It’s simple, it swaps the usual marsala for that lovely</i> …

Champagne

5 Trainer-Recommended Tips Every Gym Beginner Needs to Know

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Beginner Exercise Tips<p>Beginner Fitness Tips For The Gym<p>5 Trainer-Recommended Tips Every Gym Beginner Needs to …

One of the world's top scientific journals put out a color-coded scorecard for Trump's health policies — and there's a lot of red

Donald Trump will become president of the United States on Friday. On Thursday, The Lancet, a top global medical journal based in the United Kingdom, published a "scorecard" evaluating what his policies could mean for public health.<p>The scorecard, created by three respected public health …

A Drug Meant for Alzheimer’s Treatment Regrows Human Teeth

The drug blocks an enzyme and allows a cavity to heal.<p>Goodbye, cavities. So long, fillings and dental drills. You may soon be replaced by a tooth-growing drug.<p>Researchers at King's College released a study today stating they've discovered a medicine that can prompt teeth to regrow over cavities or …

Why Empathy Is Bad

In a new book, a professor argues that empathy can fuel prejudice, tribalism, and violence. He says it also assisted Donald Trump's rise.<p>Empathy is usually touted as a virtue, the root of kindness and charity, a way to transcend our selfishness. <i>A Christmas Carol</i> is largely about developing a sense …

What The GOP Win May Mean For Your Health

The election is over. Trump won the Electoral College—but not the popular vote. The GOP also won control of both houses of Congress and will control the Supreme Court by filling the current vacancy.<p>Here’s what they intend to do with their new regime that will impact your health more than the stress …

Health Care

Psychology explains how Trump won by making white men feel like victims

Basic anxieties often overwhelm rationality. As leftists and many members of the establishment Republican base reel in the wake of the US election results, an explanation through the lens of threat psychology may be useful.<p>Simply put, Donald Trump’s campaign appealed to the needs of working-class …

Psychology

A New Alzheimer's Drug Just Hit a Major Milestone in a Human Clinical Trial

This could be the first new treatment in a decade.<p>A new drug that targets toxic amyloid proteins in the brain - one of the main hallmarks of …

Egypt devalues currency by 48% to meet IMF demands for $12bn loan

Egypt has devalued its currency by 48% and announced that it will be allowed to float – measures that meet a key demand by the International Monetary Fund in order to secure a $12bn (£9.6bn) loan over three years to overhaul its ailing economy.<p>The devaluation pegged the Egyptian pound at 13 to the …

Economy

A 5-year, city-by-city Canadian house price forecast (and, oh, look at Barrie, Ont.)

Wonder how much more your house might be worth in five years?<p>Moody’s Analytics and Brookfield RPS have a fresh forecast that looks at Canadian cities, big and small.<p>And where small is concerned, Barrie, Ont., might just be the place to be, as the forecast from Moody’s Analytics, using Brookfield …

21 Dogs Who Will Sleep Wherever They Damn Well Please

Sweet dreams, doggos.

Pets

Donald Trump to Howard Stern: It's okay to call my daughter a 'piece of ass'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Warning: This story contains graphic language.</i><p>Donald Trump engaged in crude and demeaning conversations about women over a 17-year-period with radio shock-jock Howard Stern, according to a review by CNN's KFile of hours of newly uncovered audio.<p>Among the topics Trump discussed: his daughter …

Donald Trump

Children inherit their intelligence from their mother not their father, say scientists

A mother's genetics determines how clever her children are, according to researchers, and the father makes no difference.<p>Women are more likely to …

Striking Images Show Dhaka’s Streets Flooded With Blood After Eid Animal Sacrifice And Rains

Dhaka citizens said their Eid prayers in the morning and sacrificed their animals. However, due to the heavy rains the previous night, the streets were flooded with blood, water, and waste.

Eid al-Adha

Lung cancer patients whose tumor has spread to the brain could be spared radiotherapy - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

PATIENTS with non-small cell lung cancer which has spread to the brain could be spared whole brain radiotherapy as it makes little or no difference …

Hip Weakness May Contribute to Knee Pain

If you have knee pain or problems, your physical therapist may pay close attention to your hips and the strength of your hip muscles. Why? Because …

Pain

The Problem With Public Colleges Going Tuition-Free

Hillary Clinton’s proposal to make public higher education more accessible to lower- and middle-income students could have the opposite effect.<p>It seems self-evident that eliminating tuition at public colleges for most families, as first Bernie Sanders and now Hillary Clinton has proposed, would …

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Obama's health secretary wants to make patients healthier by transforming how doctors and hospitals get paid

As President Obama closes in on his final months in office, few parts of his legacy loom larger than the Affordable Care Act, the landmark healthcare overhaul he signed in 2010 that helped extend health coverage to more than 20 million previously uninsured Americans.<p>But largely out of the …

Health Care

I Love My Husband—But I Almost Destroyed Our Marriage

Marriage is hard. I’ll be the first to admit all those years of studying relationships in graduate school gave me a wealth of knowledge about <i>how</i> to …

Relationships

A psychological trap: making sense of Donald Trump’s life and personality

Despite Republicans urging Trump to be more congenial, his behavior only becomes more erratic – Dan P McAdams says there are three reasons<p>In the science of human psychology, there is one universal truth: behavior is a function of the person and the situation. What we humans do is always a result of …

Donald Trump