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How this Nigerian built a business by promoting African cultures

Adebayo Adegbembo<p><b>The African diaspora has one man to thank for helping to keep their cultures alive in a fun, child-friendly way thousands of miles</b> …

Who Sold Nigeria To Britain For £865k in 1899?

Today we will be discussing the first oil war, which was fought in the 19th century, in the area that became Nigeria.<p>All through the 19th century, …

Bright Light at Night Time Can Seriously Mess With Your Metabolism, Study Finds

*Puts phone down*<p>New research has revealed that exposure to bright, blue-tinged light - similar to the kind emitted by your smartphone - can affect …

Diabetes

The Science of How Our Minds and Our Bodies Converge in the Healing of Trauma

“When our senses become muffled, we no longer feel fully alive… If you have a comfortable connection with your inner sensations … you will feel in charge of your body, your feelings, and your self.”<p><i>“A purely disembodied human emotion is a nonentity,”</i> William James asserted in his revolutionary 1884 …

Happy couples 'downgrade' other people's hotness - Futurity

Many studies ask why people cheat, but a new study asks how they don't. The answer may include an unconscious "turn off" mechanism to deal with …

Research

Why Are Psychoactive Drugs So Popular?

<i>Shuttershock</i><p>Now that we, by and large, are blaming people less for having addictions we can get a better glimpse into the popularity of the substances these individuals chose.<p>There has been a long and cruel history that has regarded addiction -- to alcohol or drugs -- as a weakness of character. …

Mental Health

‘Champing’ moves to Scotland as more churches offer overnight stays

The Churches Conservation Trust took unlikely inspiration from Airbnb last year by offering guests the chance to camp in some of England’s oldest places of worship.<p>Now the trust is opening the heavy wooden doors to more of its churches thanks to the popularity of “champing”, which has won celebrity …

30 years of research prove couples with children really do have worse marriages

Lots of women look forward to motherhood—getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it’s good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

Parenting

Ontario to spend $7-billion on sweeping climate change plan

The Ontario government will spend more than $7-billion over four years on a sweeping climate change plan that will affect every aspect of life – from what people drive to how they heat their homes and workplaces – in a bid to slash the province's carbon footprint.<p>Ontario will begin phasing out …

Natural Gas

The Core-Strengthening Moves That Will Make You A Better Athlete

If you’re a runner and your pre-workout routine includes simply lacing up your sneakers and heading out the door, hold up. The high-impact, …

From Hillsborough to pesticides: establishment cover-ups, lies and corruption

The British establishment does nothing quite so well as lies, cover-ups and high-level corruption, writes Georgina Downs - whether it's the …

Judiciary

Physics Makes Aging Inevitable, Not Biology - Issue 36: Aging

The inside of every cell in our body is like a crowded city, filled with tracks, transports, libraries, factories, power plants, and garbage disposal …

Biology

Lessons from 'Living Cadavers'

The dead, the headlines read, might soon be brought back to life. As pop-science headlines tend to, they blew the actual research proposal out of …

The Brain

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

The Brain

Accessing the Universal Energy of Qi

Mainstream science does not yet acknowledge the existence of qi (chi), the invisible life energy of the universe that is said to flow through all things. Qi, also called prana by yoga practitioners, seems to exist somehow between the worlds of mind and body. The ancient masters speak of it as a …

Meditation

Why You Can’t Trust Yourself

Bertrand Russell famously said, “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are so certain of themselves and wiser people so full of …

Psychology

How So Many Cheat Yet Hardly Anyone Gets Caught!

This blog could actually be a 100 part series, in the last three years I have heard thousands of divorcee's "divorce stories", and I am pretty certain I have heard it all or close to it all. One of the more shocking things about cheating is, like divorce, it doesn't seem to discriminate. No matter …

New generator can halve cost of hydrogen used to power buildings, cars

California start-up H2 Energy Renaissance today announced it has built a hydrogen generator that's inexpensive to manufacture and produces on-demand …

Alternative Fuel

Runner’s high: the athletes who use marijuana to improve their training

Stoned marathon runners may seem like walking contradictions, but there are hints the drug and long-distance running could go hand-in-hand<p>Avery Collins speaks with the snow-bro drawl typical of many young Coloradans.<p>With his bloodshot, blue eyes peeking out from under blond curls and a low-slung …

Cannabis

You Think You Have Free Will? Science Says Think Again | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You make decisions every day, don't you?<p>You assert yourself hourly. Especially if you're American.<p>You take life by the horns and you show it who's boss.<p>I have some news: You may be deluding …

Consciousness

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study that shows choice could just be the brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

“Ponzi austerity” scheme imposed by E.U. and U.S. bleeds Greece dry on behalf of banks, says ex-finance minister

“Greece is being trampled upon” says economist Yanis Varoufakis, while bankers rake in billions and poverty grows<p>The former finance minister of Greece says the European Union and international financial institutions are imposing unjust "ponzi austerity" on his country, while banks rake in billions …

Europe

Antiphysical: Why Men Are Giving Up Sex & Relationships » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>Why are more men now watching sports and pornography instead of meeting women?</b><p>Here’s why more and more people now prefer to be mere spectators in …

Forget the Camerons, the African giveaway is the real Panama Papers story

Offshore accounts have helped people get rich off the continent’s natural resources – just not ordinary citizens<p>Revelations about the tax affairs of David Cameron’s late father are a sideshow in the Panama Papers saga, diverting attention from an offshore heist that has seen billions of dollars …

Corruption

Oldest Depiction of Ancient Egyptian Demons Found

The newly found drawings show demonic entities populated the ancient Egyptians' imaginations as far back as 4,000 years ago.

Drawing
The Brain

VW Emissions Scandal May Go Back As Far As 1999

Volkswagen is struggling to meet its own self-imposed deadline for explaining its emissions scandal—which may have roots that go farther back than …

Employment

How Bad Is It to Fall Asleep on a Full Stomach?

Is it the amount of food you need to be careful of while eating late at night, or the actual time? Experts say to be mindful of both.<p>Late dinner? Too much Netflix and chilling—and snacking—before bed?<p>We've all heard that nighttime noshing is a bad idea. In part because it can wreck your sleep and, …

Nutrition

Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-in Hybrid gets power from other cars

Volvo has been making safe cars for decades and one of its latest automobiles is the XC90 T8 Twin Engine Hybrid and as you expect with a hybrid car …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Biochemists solve the structure of cell's DNA gatekeeper

In 2004, Hoelz laid out an ambitious plan for mapping the structure of the NPC: Rather than trying to image the entire assembly at once, he and his …