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'Almost too late': fears of global superbug crisis in wake of antibiotic misuse

It is “almost too late” to stop a global superbug crisis caused by the misuse of antibiotics, a leading expert has warned.<p>Scientists have a “50-50” chance of salvaging existing antibiotics from bacteria which has become resistant to its effects, according to Dr David Brown.<p>The Guardian view on …

Microbiology

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Millennials are rejecting a strategy Coach, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Michael Kors have relied on for years.</b> Young people are ditching logos.<p><b>2. Celebrities are making up to $300,000 a day on Instagram.</b> Models like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner are commanding huge sums from brands.<p><b>3. Subway</b> …

Vietnam, heroin and the lesson of disrupting any addiction

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the U.S. military launched Operation Golden Flow nearly 45 years ago, no one could have anticipated the impact it would have on the study of addiction, behavior and your brain.<p>It was 1971 and U.S. Reps. Robert Steele and Morgan Murphy had just returned from an official visit to Vietnam …

Heroin

Facebook has a billion users in a single day, says Mark Zuckerberg

<b>For the first time over a billion people used Facebook on a single day, according to company founder Mark Zuckerberg.</b><p>The "milestone" was reached on Monday, when "1 in 7 people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends and family", he said in a post.<p>Facebook has nearly 1.5 billion users …

Mark Zuckerberg

How to Change Your Life: An Epic, 5,000-Word Guide to Getting What You Want

A book's worth of wisdom condensed into a blog post that, when applied, really will change your life.The post How to Change Your Life: An Epic, …

The Cairo streets where girls pretend to be boys

Life is hard for the children who scrape a living on Egypt’s streets. They deal daily with horror and hunger, but for the girls the struggle is worse – which is why some of them dress as boys. Patrick Kingsley hears their stories<p>Manal and Ahmed don’t look alike. Manal holds her infant son, who …

Sociology

I, Racist

<i>What follows is the text of a "sermon" that I gave as a "congregational reflection" to an all White audience at the Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ on Sunday, June 28th. The sermon was begun with a reading of The Good Samaritan story, and this wonderful quote from Chimamanda Ngozi</i> …

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A rite of passage that pushes girls into sex

When Grace learned she'd be going to a camp with her friends, she was thrilled. Every girl around her age in her southern Malawi village would attend the rite of passage, known as an initiation camp. They counted down to what seemed like summer camp.<p>"We were happy, because we didn't know what was …

Patients give horror stories as cancer doctor gets 45 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Detroit-area doctor who authorities say gave cancer treatment drugs to patients who did not need them -- including some who didn't actually have cancer -- was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison.<p>Dr. Farid Fata, 50, pleaded guilty in September to giving cancer treatments to misdiagnosed …

Cancer

These Diagrams Are Everything You Need To Decorate Your Home

Interior design cheat sheets FTW.

Home Decorating

Coping While Black: A Season Of Traumatic News Takes A Psychological Toll

Can racism cause post-traumatic stress? That's one big question psychologists are trying to answer, particularly in the aftermath of the shooting at the historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., and the recent incidents involving police where race was a factor.<p>What's clear is that …

Mental Health

Why do we keep expecting robots to kill us?

A man died in an industrial accident at a Volkswagen factory in Germany Wednesday. Normally, this would have been little noted — industrial accidents …

Malaysia mountain quake: Eleven dead and eight missing

<b>Eleven people have died and eight others are missing after an earthquake near Malaysia's highest peak, a minister for tourism has said.</b><p>The bodies were recovered from Mount Kinabalu, on the island of Borneo, after a 6.0 magnitude quake triggered landslides.<p>Some 137 climbers were stranded on the …

Natural Disasters

Latest item on Chinese government’s censorship list? The cruise ship disaster

Two days after the Eastern Star cruise ship sank in the Yangtze River, families are still largely in the dark about the fate of their loved ones.<p>Out of the 450 passengers who were on board the ship, only 14 survived, hundreds are missing. The official death toll stands at 75. Meanwhile, the Chinese …

Justin Bieber found guilty of assault, careless driving in Canada

<b>(CNN) —</b> Justin Bieber was found guilty Thursday of assault and careless driving, Clerk Jakki Wiseman of Stratford, Ontario, told CNN.<p>The charges stemmed from an incident in August in which Bieber was arrested after his ATV collided with a minivan near Stratford. At the time, he was released on "a …

Dangerous Driving

Fighting for their rights landed these young Chinese feminists in jail

<b>(CNN) —</b> Five young Chinese feminists, whose detention has provoked an international outcry, may face up to five years in prison over their campaign for gender equality.<p>The women were among detained on March 6 and March 7 in three Chinese cities -- Beijing, Guangzhou and Hangzhou -- shortly before …

China

How To Not Raise Spoiled Children: 7 Crucial Money Lessons

When fellow Forbes contributor Vanessa McGrady was checking out at Trader Joe’s, her three-year-old daughter requested jellybeans. Upon hearing the response “No, not today,” the toddler shouted, “But we have enough money!” prompting laughs from the other customers.<p>Even at that age, children make …

Kids

How to Make Egg Carton Animals

let's do it<p>bunny<p>Remove the top half of the egg carton and save if making animals other than bunnies. Cut out 3 individual cups from the bottom half …

Kenya al-Shabab attack: Who are the victims?

<b>Kenyans have taken to the streets and to social media to express their grief at the death of 148 people in the al-Shabab attack on Garissa University College in north-eastern Kenya.</b><p>The hashtag #147notjustanumber - referring to the initial death toll - has been posted more than 60,000 times on …

Africa

Mediterranean Sea 'accumulating zone of plastic debris'

<b>Large quantities of plastic debris are building up in the Mediterranean Sea, say scientists.</b><p>A survey found around one thousand tonnes of plastic floating on the surface, mainly fragments of bottles, bags and wrappings.<p>The Mediterranean Sea's biological richness and economic importance means plastic …

Pollution

An Afghan nightmare: Forced to marry your rapist

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) —</b> It is an unimaginably hideous outcome.<p>To be raped by your cousin's husband; be jailed for adultery as your attacker was married; to suffer the ignominy of global uproar about your jailing and assault, but be pardoned by presidential decree; and then to endure the shame …

Afghanistan

Liquid engineering: Meet the man who builds houses with water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you build a house with water?<p>Hungarian architect Matyas Gutai believes that water is the perfect material for keeping a house at a comfortable temperature.<p>And while that doesn't mean that he can do away with traditional materials like bricks, cement, and plaster, his system promotes a …

Architecture

How to Deliver Bad News to Your Employees

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Delivering bad news is tough. It’s even harder when you don’t agree with the message or decision you’re communicating. Maybe you have to tell your star performer that HR turned down her request for a raise or to inform your team that the company doesn’t want them working …

Google 'makes people think they are smarter than they are'

Searching the internet for information gives people a ‘widely inaccurate’ view of their own intelligence, Yale psychologists believe<p>Search engines like Google or Yahoo make people think they are smarter than they actually are because they have the world's knowledge at their fingertips, …

Psychology

The Checklist

If something so simple can transform intensive care, what else can it do?<p>The damage that the human body can survive these days is as awesome as it is horrible: crushing, burning, bombing, a burst blood vessel in the brain, a ruptured colon, a massive heart attack, rampaging infection. These …

Children spend six hours or more a day on screens

<b>The amount of time children spend glued to a screen has risen dramatically in the last 20 years, a new report suggests.</b><p>Children aged five to 16 spend an average of six and a half hours a day in front of a screen compared with around three hours in 1995, according to market research firm …

Televisions

Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

<b>In the space of a few years, the computer game Minecraft has come to dominate the spare hours of millions of children, and has even entered the classroom. But is this an entirely good thing, asks Jolyon Jenkins.</b><p>If I want to irritate my 13-year-old son, Joe, I refer to Minecraft as "digital Lego". …

Minecraft