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Los niños valientes

Malick Doumbouya quiere estudiar una carrera y jugar en Alma de África. Llegó a España desde Guinea Conakry con 17 años. El mismo sistema que le …

Tesla will sell solar panels and Powerwalls at Home Depot

Just how much is the average consumer interested in solar power? Tesla is about to find out, as it is bringing photovoltaic panels and Powerwall batteries to US retail giant Home Depot, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. Elon Musk's company will install Tesla-branded selling spaces at 800 locations, with its own …

Scientists have found the source of anxiety in the brain - and how to turn it off

Anxiety is a useful emotion, but it can result in crippling personality disorders.<p>Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, which …

India's gay prince on forefront of country's LGBTQ movement

Since coming out publicly in 2006, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil has emerged as one of the country's most vocal advocates for LGBTQ rights.<p>No one in the history of Rajpipla, a municipality in the western Indian state of Gujarat, would have predicted a member of their region's royal family would some …

LGBTQI

People Who Swear May Be Happier, Healthier And More Honest

Consider this the next time someone chastises you for dropping an F-bomb or two.<p>While swearing may have once been considered an unsavory habit, research has found there are some benefits to using more colorful language. Not only does cursing come with some mental and physical health perks, it also …

Trump abandona a los negros

El presidente prometió más seguridad pero no ha impulsado ningún plan y ha sido acusado de racista<p>Hay tantas casas tapiadas, con carteles de venta en …

How To Teach Your Brain Something It Won’t Forget A Week Later

Cramming got you through college, but it’s probably paying diminishing returns in your career. Here’s the scientific reason why.<p>Of all the things you learned in school, chances are the right way to <i></i>learn wasn’t one of them.<p>To make it through academic life, most of us opt for what psychologists call …

Learning

Visit a Country That Doesn't Exist

Here's why bold travelers should visit Transnistria, a mysterious land in limbo.<p>Imagine a normal country with borders, a democratically-elected government, sealed passports for the population, a president, and a flag flying—yet nobody recognizes its existence. Welcome to Transnistria.<p>A small piece …

Friends Are More Similar Genetically Than Strangers, Study Says

You may have more in common with your friends than you think, according to a new study published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>. …

Genetics

'S***hole countries': 61 beautiful destinations Donald Trump has insulted

Since becoming President of the United States of America last year, Donald Trump has had a fraught relationship with numerous countries around the …

Donald Trump

Perfilando al asesino

Un equipo de psicologos de la Guardia Civil asesoró a los investigadores del caso de Diana Quer para enfrentarse al presunto homicida<p>Desde una …

Freud in the scanner

A revival of interest in the power of introspection and thought has brought Freud’s ideas back into the scientific fold<i>By M M Owen</i>Read at Aeon

Sigmund Freud

The Battle for Iran

Change will not come easily, peacefully, or soon.<p>Protest movements in the Middle East face enormous repressive hurdles and rarely have happy endings. Even when protesters “succeed” in toppling an autocrat, they’ve rarely succeeded in ending autocracy.<p>In Iran, the obstacles to success are daunting. …

Middle East

Neuroscientist Predicts 'Much Better Treatment' For Alzheimer's Is 10 Years Away

British neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli first set out to study Alzheimer's because of his grandfather, who developed the disease when Jebelli was 12.<p>In the years that followed, Jebelli watched as his grandfather's memory started to disappear. But Jebelli points out that although a certain amount of …

Dementia

How Medellin went from murder capital to hipster holiday destination

Twenty-five years ago, Time magazine dubbed Colombia’s Medellin “the most dangerous city on earth”. Drug lords lived like princes, judges and policeman were regularly assassinated, paramilitaries invaded neighbourhoods and ordinary people disappeared overnight without trace.<p>Even 10 years ago, …

La Armada argentina confirma que hubo una explosión en la zona donde desapareció el submarino

El portavoz de la fuerza ha descrito la explosión oída como "anormal, única, corta, violenta y no nuclear"<p>El mar se llevó el submarino argentino pero …

Science explains how to get what you want

Whether it's getting your partner to do more housework or making your colleagues back your latest idea, we all end up spending a considerable amount of time trying to persuade or even manipulate others.<p>So can science offer any clever tricks to get people to do what we want, without resorting to …

Inside the Race to Hack the Human Brain

In an ordinary hospital room in Los Angeles, a young woman named Lauren Dickerson waits for her chance to make history.<p>She’s 25 years old, a …

The Zombie Diseases of Climate Change

What lurks in the Arctic’s thawing permafrost?<p>From the air, the coast of Greenland appears vast and tranquil. Hundreds of fjords, their surfaces a mirror of blue sky and cloud bottoms, divide the territory. In the gaps between them, the terrain folds over itself, hill over hill, descending into …

Global Warming

From an evolutionary perspective, does it make any sense to be nice?

Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness.<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering at a nursing home.<p>Of course, …

Grenfell Tower

Living In A Dense City Makes Citizens Healthier

More density means less obesity. But there’s a sweet spot: Too much density is bad, too.<p>Though cities can seem stressful, hectic, and potentially dangerous, there are certainly positives: they bring working, living, and socializing closer together, cutting down on cars and car journeys, and …

Urban Design

Humans Are Bad at Predicting Futures That Don’t Benefit Them

Unrealistic optimism makes people think bad things are less likely to happen to them than to others, and it hampers their decision-making.<p>Between 1956 and 1962, the University of Cape Town psychologist Kurt Danziger asked 436 South African high-school and college students to imagine they were …

Pew Research Center

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Mental Health

Want to Change a Bad Habit Forever? Here Are the 4 Proven Steps to Make the Change Stick.

Everyone has bad habits. Not everyone is successful at getting rid of them. Find out the why and the how to.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a few key ways, our bad habits aren’t too different from our good ones.<p>They are both created to meet our needs, for instance. …

Mindfulness

Constantly texting your friends, family, or partner could be psychologically damaging — here's why

Our smartphones mean our friends and family are just a message away. If you can't reach them on one app, you have countless others to choose from.<p>However, while being more easily connected to our close ones sounds like a good thing, it could also be problematic for us psychologically.<p>A recent …

Mental Health

There's new evidence of how our DNA shapes depression and other disorders like it

When you fall and break a bone, an X-ray shows the crack. There's no equivalent diagnostic for disorders of the brain — a shortfall that's made it difficult for millions of people with conditions ranging from anxiety to obsessive-compulsive disorder to get treatment.<p>A spate of new research may …

Genetics

Narcissism and Self-Esteem Are Very Different

As the mythology goes, Narcissus fell in love so much with his own reflection in a pool of water that he was unable to do anything else but admire …

Psychology

Explore Your Favorite Movie Worlds Through Beautiful, Hand-Painted Maps

See the geography and plots of Star Wars, Princess Bride, Lord of the Rings and more laid out from start to finish on these hand-painted maps.<p>Illustrating everything that happens in an action adventure movie like <i>Star Trek</i> on one page is like playing Tetris, according to artist Andrew DeGraff, who …