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The 10 apps parents have been warned may be linked to bullying among children and teenagers - Cornwall Live

Parents are being urged to check their children's smartphones for apps that may lead to cyber-bullying.<p>Police shared a Facebook post from prominent …

Best bodyweight exercises to build muscle

<b>The Push Up</b><p>Push ups are brilliant for building strength through the chest, shoulders and triceps.<p>It's a great exercise to master before moving on to the (much more strenuous) bench press. The push up allows you to build adequate strength in your upper body and stability through your torso, better …

Workouts

Why did Vikings have 'Allah' embroidered into funeral clothes?

<b>Researchers in Sweden have found Arabic characters woven into burial costumes from Viking boat graves. The discovery raises new questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia, writes journalist Tharik Hussain.</b><p>They were kept in storage for more than 100 years, dismissed as typical examples of …

Archaeology

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

Meditation

There's Been A Huge Rise In Muslim Student Leaders And Here's Why

The number of Muslim sabbatical officers at UK universities has increased fivefold in two years. Leaders say a hostile media and increased scrutiny mean their roles have never been more difficult – or more vital.<p><b>Zamzam Ibrahim was sitting at a coffee shop on 1 July when her phone started vibrating.</b> …

Sexual Harassment

Austrian ban on full-face veil in public places comes into force

<b>Legislation banning full-face Muslim veils in public spaces has gone into effect in Austria.</b><p>The government says the law, which says faces must be visible from the hairline to the chin, is about protecting Austrian values.<p>It comes ahead of a general election later this month which could see gains by …

North Africa

The world's 15 most peaceful countries – which nation has been number one for seven years?

European Travel

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity

Staying healthy is not about doctors, ambulances and technology. I’m in tune with my body and use healthy eating, exercise and herbs to keep me in balance<p>When people learn of my decision to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten ways, their first line of inquiry …

Mental Health

Why religious belief isn't a delusion – in psychological terms, at least

Religious beliefs are typically incompatible with scientific evidence and observable reality, but aren’t considered to be delusions. Why not?<p>If someone told you, in all seriousness, that they talk to invisible beings who control the universe, you’d probably back away slowly, nodding and smiling, …

Mental Health

The Fascinating Reason Why Liars Keep On Lying

Scientists can now explain why lying begets more lying—it has to do with how the brain reacts to fibs<p>Once a liar, always a liar, the old saying goes. …

I spent years discovering the simple tactics gurus like Oprah, Einstein, and Buffett used to become successful—here they are

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change-makers, while most others plateau?<p>I’ve explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Designer creates daredevil secret studio under a bridge

No trolls, just a design studio under that bridge<p>The phenomenon of pop-up, guerilla architecture is nothing new, but rarely is it as thrilling as Fernando Abellanas’s hidden design studio. Affixed to the underside of a concrete traffic bridge in an unnamed location in Valencia, Spain, the space …

The single most powerful question to ask in an interview — and how top candidates answer

<b>· 'Practical hiring' is the technique of testing candidates' self-awareness.</b><p><b>· After they present a product or presentation to you, ask them, "What would you do differently?"</b><p><b>· Candidates that can answer immediately and thoughtfully are the ones that can identify more efficient processes and strive</b> …

Music - The Conqueror of Chronic Pain

In the brain, dopamine acts as a neurotransmitter and is released from nerve cells to send signals to other nerves – think of it as a neural messenger. Dopamine (DA, which is contracted from 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine) is an organic chemical of the catecholamine and phenethylamine families that …

The Five Senses and How They Work

The ways we understand and perceive the world around us as humans are known as senses. We have five traditional senses known as taste, smell, touch, …

Visibility or Complicity?

the Invisibility issueAqdas Aftab<i>Illustration by Neda Hajmomeni</i><i>This article appears in our 2017 Summer issue, Invisibility. Subscribe today!</i>For …

Feminism

World's first interactive online Quran launched

When Thomas Milo was a young man, he was presented with a page of instructions on how to type in Arabic. He was, to put it mildly, displeased.<p>“I was …

United Arab Emirates

The infertility crisis is beyond doubt. Now scientists must find the cause

The topic has become the mainstay of dystopian science fiction. Our world is afflicted by widespread infertility and childless civilisations are left hovering on the brink of collapse. <i>Children of Men</i> and <i>The Handmaid’s</i> <i>Tale</i> provide perfect examples of these unsettling narratives.<p>Yet the scenarios …

World Health Organization

Triple talaq: Salman Khurshid's regressive solution for instant divorce is irrational and sinful

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has rightly diagnosed triple talaq as a man-made sin that cannot be condoned by Islam. But, his remedy for the …

Religion

This is what the Quran actually says about blasphemy

In the 1979 hit British comedy <i>Monty Python’s Life of Brian</i>, an elderly man is charged and convicted for committing blasphemy. His crime? Uttering the …

Here's What's Really Happening When Your 'Hair Hurts'

The pain is just part of it.<p>Chances are you’re familiar with the specific discomfort that comes with taking your hair out of an updo after a long day. But have you ever considered why it’s so sore? Turns out, it’s not your actual hair that hurts at all.<p>Dr. Angela Lamb, director of the Westside …

The Unexpected Drawbacks To Positive Thinking

One psychologist explains why you “can’t expect people to change their mind-sets the way they change their underwear.”<p>What could possibly be bad about “staying hopeful” or wrong about trying to “think positively”? Coaches and experts routinely say that fixing our mind-sets can help us fix most of …

How To Answer 'Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?'

It is a shame that so many job interviewers treat a job interview as an interrogation rather than the friendly and human conversation it should be.<p>Poorly-trained interviewers not only ask intrusive and inappropriate questions of job-seekers but they also have a knack for making every question sound …

Employment

How to be wiser

What is wisdom? And can you learn it?<p>Wisdom is something that’s hard to define and yet somehow we know it when we see it. The wise people stay calm in a crisis. They can step back and see the bigger picture. They’re thoughtful and self-reflective. They recognise the limits of their own knowledge, …

Self-improvement

This Singular Personality Trait Can Predict Career Failure

<i>A version of this article originally appeared on Inc. Sign up for my newsletter to get my articles straight to your inbox.</i><p>I dislike myself.<p>I fear the worst.<p>I change my mood a lot.<p>I am easily disturbed.<p>I get stressed out easily.<p>I am full of doubt.<p>I feel threatened easily.<p>These are sample statements …

How an emotional 'hangover' changes your brain - Futurity

The "emotional hangover" is a real phenomenon, according to research showing that emotional experiences have lingering effects on our brains.

Psychology

Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …

Asking the "Big Questions" in Life Can Help Fight Depression and Anxiety

Whether or not you're religious, the holiday season does inevitably bring to mind questions surrounding faith and spirituality. It's …