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Why is Bangladesh’s economy booming?

Bangladesh will overtake Pakistan in terms of per capita GDP in 2020, but there are risks to the country’s prospects that policymakers will need to …

Economics

What You Don’t Know About Sepsis Could Kill You – Member Feature Stories – Medium

I was at Coachella when I got the call.<p>“Alex? Can you hear me?”<p>Music from Father John Misty blared over my mom’s voice. “Sort of,” I said, curling up …

Medicine

Limited US action against Syria suggests conflict unlikely to escalate

Overall aim, apart from sending a message to Assad, was to keep as far away as possible from Russian and Iranian positions<p>The latest news on the Syrian attacks<p>The US-led operation against Syria, which included contributions from the UK and France, was a modest one, limited to a short, sharp attack …

Middle East

Raghuran Rajan: Naive To Think Demonetisation Would Make Tax Evaders Change Heart Overnight

TV Newsance Episode 15: Chola, Bhatura aur Neta

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

Dementia

How to Wear Your Backpack to Prevent Back Pain

Paying attention to how you wear a backpack can help you prevent back and shoulder pain. It's easy to grab your backpack as you head out the door, …

Backpacking

The Mutual Fund Show With Sunil Subramaniam

What You Read Matters More Than You Might Think

Why deep reading makes you a better writer<p>A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May, 2016, found that what …

Creative Writing

The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki

The wonderful world of life in a drop of water | Tom Zimmerman and Simone Bianco

George Zimmerman

The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>London and New York do not make it anywhere near the top of the …

Big Sugar Versus Your Body

The sugar industry and its various offshoots, like the soda industry, have spent years trying to trick you.<p>Big Sugar has paid researchers to conduct misleading — if not false — studies about the health effects of added sweeteners. It has come up with a dizzying array of euphemistic names for those …

Nutrition

Couples have started using a nontraditional tool to strengthen their relationships — and stop sniping over chores

In a recent interview with The Cut, Japanese lifestyle guru Marie Kondo dished on how she and her husband divide household labor.<p>Kondo is the author of multiple bestselling books on organization — in the 2014 "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up," she invites readers to get rid of all their …

My life in sex: the man who always gives an orgasm

Getting a woman to climax: it’s not rocket science<p>I’ve never asked, “How was that for you?” because, frankly, I haven’t needed to. I’m 49 and have been good at giving women orgasms since I started having sex; it’s something I can do on demand, either orally (never fails) or, to a slightly lesser …

Lesbian

The winner of the 'Nobel Prize of Architecture' was just named — here are his stunning buildings

On Wednesday, Indian architect and urban planner Balkrishna Doshi was named the winner of the 2018 Pritzker Prize— the biggest award in architecture.<p>The first Indian recipient of the award, Doshi is known for his low-cost housing projects, public complexes, and educational and cultural facilities …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

How Protein Conquered America

<b>My bodega is only a little bigger than my studio apartment</b>, and sells no fewer than 10 kinds of Muscle Milk. In the drink cases, crowded with bottled water, Snapple, and Arizona iced tea, Muscle Milk occupies prime, eye-level real estate, protein counts splashed across the front of the bottles in …

Nutrition

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

The Peculiar Position of India’s Third Gender

MUMBAI, India — When Lord Rama was exiled from Ayodhya and his entire kingdom began to follow him into the forest, he told his disciples: “Men and women, please wipe your tears and go away.”<p>So they left. Still, a group of people stayed behind, at the edge of the forest, because they were neither …

Hinduism

Instagram Weight Gain | Women's Health

Instagrammer Cass Hines has an important message to share: Fitness really isn't about your weight, nor can it be measured by how you look. The 33-year-old mom from Victoria, Australia regularly posts side-by-side photos of herself at various weights and various levels of fitness — saying that what …

The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber

F iber gets a lot of well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order—but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major …

One of India's Richest Men Allegedly Executed a $2 Billion Fraud

On Valentine’s Day, one of India’s biggest banks disclosed an almost $2 billion fraud allegedly by one of the country’s richest men, who deals in …

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, Is Young, Forward-Looking, and Unabashedly Liberal—Call Her the Anti-Trump

It’s always already tomorrow in New Zealand, where Jacinda Ardern, a 37-year-old with a beaming smile, recently rode a wave of enthusiasm—so-called Jacindamania—to become the world’s youngest female prime minister. One breezy summer morning, not yet through with the first 100 days, and a month …

What Billionaire Ray Dalio Gets Wrong About Money

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio’s half-hour video animation <i>How the Economic Machine Works</i> has gotten more than half a million hits on …

1 Reason Why 99% Of Relationships End In Breakups Or Divorce

Did you know that in Western countries, more than 90 percent of people are married by age of 50? Yet, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in …

Do You Love Me?

<i>By Danna Colman and Thom Garrett</i><p>All you need is love. Love is patient and kind. Love is a many splendored thing. To know her is to love her. Do you …

Hidden tunnel could lead to Mayan 'entrance to the underworld'

<b>(CNN) —</b> This month, archaeologists in Mexico will begin excavating a secret tunnel thought to lead beneath a pyramid built by the ancient Maya.<p>The tunnel was sealed off centuries ago by the Maya, but archaeologists plan to clear it in order to reach a hidden "cenote" -- an underwater cavern that …

Archaeology

This Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe Will Relax Your Mind & Lull You To Sleep

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …

I have read nearly 800 books, and they all made me realize the same thing

I am an online brand who has contributed over 4,000 articles and videos online. So I generally receive emails, messages, and requests from people around the world. And given that my childhood was not perfect, I battled with poverty, and I also made plenty of mistakes  —  I think I resonate with …

Self-improvement