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Elizabeth Hurley Slams 'Stay' Brexit Voters

"Bring it on you ranting luvvies."<p>It's not the result 48% of people wanted, but the UK voted to leave the European Union during last month's referendum.<p>Elizabeth Hurley opted to leave - and has now slammed many of the remain supporters as "mean-spirited" and "elitist".<p>In her column for <i>The …

5 Essential Activities That Will Make Your Brain Healthier

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

Britain pledges funds to educate 170,000 girls in poor nations post-Brexit

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain pledged 100 million pounds ($130 million) on Thursday to help educate girls in the world’s poorest countries in a move described by International Development Secretary Justine Greening as a post-Brexit bridge to the world.<p>Indigenous Sahrawi girls hug …

Post 'Brexit,' airfares to the UK plummet to 3-year low

Consider this your cue to get in the queue.<p>A study released by airfare prediction app Hopper has found that since the Brexit vote, airfares from the …

Strasbourg, Lyon join race to snatch EMA from London after Brexit

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Officials from the cities of Strasbourg and Lyon are pressing France to wrest the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.<p>The EMA approves medicines for all EU countries and employs 890 people including …

How Brexit hurts NATO

What a difference a day makes. On June 23, 17.4 million British voters cast their ballot in favor of leaving the European Union. And while they …

Brexit: British expats considering lawsuit over missing postal votes after hundreds denied say in EU referendum

The Electoral Commission has said it “appreciates the frustration” of hundreds or possibly thousands of expats who were unable to have their say on …

Obama will stress post-Brexit cooperation during final EU visit

President Barack Obama is set to address European fears over the possible consequences of Britain's decision to leave the European Union and …

European Union

JPMorgan CEO: Brexit may make us leave the UK

The fallout from Brexit continues. The latest potential causality: JPMorgan Chase's status in the U.K.<p>CEO Jamie Dimon told the Italian paper <i>Il Sole 24 Ore</i> that the uncertainty of 'Brexit' fallout may cause the company to move business out of the country. Of particular concern is a financial …

El-Erian: Sterling may hit dollar parity without a good Brexit plan

Sterling may plummet to parity with the U.S. dollar if U.K. politicians do not secure a Brexit deal with the European Union (EU) that includes a …

Bank of Canada to hold rates to late 2017, Brexit immediate risk: Reuters poll

(Reuters) - The Bank of Canada will keep interest rates unchanged for at least another year given the still-depressed price of oil, a major export, and risks to global economic growth from Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union, a Reuters poll found.<p>A cyclist rides past the Bank of Canada …

Brexit Bargains

In all my global wanderings, I've only been to London twice - during one of those visits, I didn't even leave Heathrow. To say that I understand the …

How Brexit Will Impact the Entertainment Industry (Guest Column)

Since the results of the U.K. referendum were announced, there has been an outpouring of concern about the impact of Brexit. Michael Ryan, chairman …

Thelma And Louise: How To Avoid A Brexit-Like Disaster In Your Business Partnership

SPOILER WARNING!<p>In my mind, Thelma and Louise were in that car they drove off the cliff.<p>Two women, unhappy in life and love, bond over a cross-state road trip only to pull off the most epic exit from their perceived existence in arguably the greatest act of sisterly love cinema has ever shown us.<p>A …

New neurons reveal clues about an individual's autism - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

LA JOLLA–The brains of some people with autism spectrum disorder grow faster than usual early on in life, often before diagnosis. A new study co-led …

How To Form A Habit The Right Way

Everyone has probably heard that it takes 21 days to form a habit. So, it may be frustrating when you find that you, personally, are not getting it. That after 21 days, you're only part way to the new behavior you may be working on.<p>Maxwell Maltz, the doctor who is credited with establishing the …

Less aid money, less influence: Brexit's likely hit to the UK's development role

The pound’s precipitous fall has already sliced into the aid budget, and the vote to leave the EU could signal a more inward-looking agenda<p>Despite the many imponderables transfixing domestic politics, it already seems clear that Brexit will have a mainly detrimental effect on Britain’s …

Great Portland warns Brexit will dampen commercial property | Financial Times

The listed London landlord Great Portland Estates has warned that Britain’s vote to leave the EU will harm the city’s commercial property market as …

Could we upload a brain to a computer – and should we even try?

People have always dreamed about going beyond the limitations of their bodies: the pain, illness and, above all, death. Now a new movement is …

Beauty And The Brain: Five Ways Yoga Has Helped Heal My Brain Injury

Beauty and the Brain: Five ways a Daily Yoga Practice Has Helped to Heal Brain Injury<p>One year ago at thirty-five years old, I suffered a Post-Partum Stroke. An Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage; otherwise known as a brain bleed. I lost my vision, left side function, and the ability to enjoy being alert …

Primark's owner ABF gets a boost from Brexit

Primark-owner Associated British Foods has said that it will plough on with its international expansion plans for the discount fashion chain after a boost from the falling pound means profits will be better than feared.<p>Unlike many of its retail rivals, about half of Primark’s orders are in euros …

Readings | Neural Basis of Movement | Brain and Cognitive Sciences

The readings listed below are the foundation of this course. Where available, journal article abstracts from PubMed (an online database providing …

This Is Your Brain on Silence - Issue 38: Noise

One icy night in March 2010, 100 marketing experts piled into the Sea Horse Restaurant in Helsinki, with the modest goal of making a remote and …

Brexit's ugly sense of superiority

To believe that those who don’t agree with you are stupid or ill-intended is arrogant and dangerous<p>Thu, Jul 7, 2016, 10:00<p>Sometimes, it seems wise to …

German states to receive billions more to integrate refugees

Germany's federal government and its states have agreed on a sum to cover refugee integration costs over the next three years. Germany's parliament …

Are Your Emotions Making You Sick? Science Says Yes

Exploring the cognitive neuroscience of emotion is a widely debated topic among naturopaths and neurologists alike. It’s undeniable that our emotions …

Microsoft stored an OK Go music video in strings of DNA

A University of Washington partnership produced the largest DNA data trove to date<p>Hundreds of years from now, today’s DVDs, web servers, and flash drives will all be long dead. But one copy of a music video — for alternative rock band OK Go’s song "This Too Shall Pass" — could still be playing. The …

University of Washington

The ‘hideous’ sexual assault problem at music festivals is causing major tensions in Europe

By Elahe Izadi<p>, Staff writer<p>Police handed out bracelets to attendees at Sweden's Bravalla Festival during the weekend. They were emblazoned with this reminder: "Don't Grope."<p>The wristbands were part of a larger police campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault, particularly amid music …

Festivals

Tens Of Thousands Of FMRI Brain Studies May Be Flawed

Everyone’s seen pretty pictures of the human brain lit up in bright reds, oranges, yellows and blues. The images are taken from brain-mapping studies that use fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to identify which areas of the brain are active when people carry out cognitive or behavioral …