Farhan Usmani

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How Stress Affects Your Goals and Habits

Whether you like it or not, stress plays a significant role in your life.<p>Not all stress is bad. It can build resilience and enhance performance. Chronic stress, on the other hand, can wreak havoc on our brains and bodies.<p>It also has a profound effect on our behavior. Not just where we focus our …

Anjem Choudary charged with supporting a terror organisation

Anjem Choudary, the controversial preacher, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with supporting Islamic State<p>Anjem Choudary, the radical cleric, has been charged with supporting the banned terror group, Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil).<p>The 48-year-old, from Ilford, …

Counterterrorism

This Is What The Sun Might Look Like In A Few Billion Years

The ghost of stars past<p>This giant blob of star stuff looks like it floated off the end of a bubble wand, or at least out of Gene Roddenberry's imagination. But the picture above is actually the ghost of a dead star.<p>The object, known officially as ESO 378-1 and unofficially as the Southern Owl …

15 simple things you can do to stay happy at work

The key to happiness at your job isn't about the big stuff — it's all in the details.<p>Whether it's finding the perfect desk plant, eating a delicious …

Mayo Clinic

NASA's New Pluto Images Point To Geologically Active World

Pluto looks to be a far cry from the dead body that many scientists had long presumed. As the New Horizons probe continues to report back from the fringes of the solar system, a word that Mr. Spock might have used sums up the reaction: fascinating.<p>The latest snapshots represent only 1 to 2 percent …

Solar System

China: Doctors save factory worker's severed hand by grafting it to his leg

Surgeons have carried out an extraordinary operation in a bid to save a man's severed hand.<p>Doctors at a hospital in Changsha, the capital of Hunan …

The discovery of “buckyballs” in space solves a 100-year-old mystery

Today we can genetically engineer life and stitch atoms together to create new chemicals. Yet, we still don’t know how life started a few billion years ago on Earth. One hint is that it got help from outer space, where some molecules seeded life on Earth.<p>One such molecule implicated in the …