Em Nickson

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52 Things I'd Tell My Teenage Self

Being a twenty-something is like you're in this stage of reluctant adulthood, but being a teenager feels like it was yesterday. And for some of us, maybe it was. If I could talk to the teenage version of myself, here's what I'd tell her (and just about every other teenager out there):<p>The mirror …

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More than half of the patients treated for injuries related to land mines and improvised explosives are children.<p>Medical facilities are struggling to …

The Week in Review: Winter is Coming...No, It's Here

The Week in Review: Winter is Coming…No, It’s Here<p>Inside Flipboard / January 4, 2014<p>The new year is here and so is the snow. Winter Storm Hercules, …

Instaglam: Sophy Robson

This week we're following… @sophynails aka Sophy Robson, nail technician<p>BY <b>Rena Niamh Smith</b> | 19 January 2014<p><i>567</i> posts <i><br>9635</i> followers <i><br>199</i> following<p>Sophy Robson's eye-catching nail designs have made her a darling of the new beauty frontier where manicure meets art. She began playing with nail designs …

The Wolf of Wall Street: will you get the look?

Banker style, the flashy look most often associated with Gordon Gekko and Patrick Bateman, is back again. Blame Martin Scorsese's new film – and those shiny Gucci slip-ons<p>Poor American Hustle. The super-perms, the jumpsuits, the plunging necklines. Christian Bale's carefully cultivated combover. If …

The Bodyism Blog: the buttock-firming workout

Bodyism, our fitness bloggers and the body training team used by model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, give us the fastest DIY butt firming workout<p>BY <b>Tegan Haining</b> | 21 January 2014<p>There's never a time we don't want our butt feeling firmer, even covered up with all those winter layers.<p>Toning your …

At least 16 killed as Central African Republic swears in new leader | Reuters

BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 16 people died in clashes in Central African Republic on Thursday as new interim president Catherine Samba-Panza took office with a plea for militia to lay down their arms to halt the escalating inter-religious violence.<p>New parliamentary-elected interim President of the …

Can reading make you smarter?

When I was eight years old, I still couldn't read. I remember my teacher Mrs Browning walking over to my desk and asking me to read a few sentences from a Dick and Jane book. She pointed to a word. "Tuh-hee," I said, trying to pronounce it. "The," she said, correcting me, and that's when it clicked …

This time last year GlaxoSmithKline made history in America when the Justice department announced the biggest-ever settlement for fraud involving a drugs company. On July 11th the British pharmaceuticals giant found itself potentially in hot water again, when China's Ministry of Public Security alleged that it had committed bribery http://econ.st/15n4GAU

Climate change is happening too quickly for species to adapt

Among the many strange mantras repeated by climate change deniers is the claim that even in an overheated, climate-altered planet, animals and plants …

Nicolas Winding Refn: I am a pornographer

"So," asks Nicolas Winding Refn, as we sit down for lunch in a swish new place in King's Cross, London, "what was the first reaction you had to my …