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Migrant March Reaches Germany: Pictures

How Teenage Activist Malala Yousafzai Is Turning Her Fame Into A Movement

For the first time, the young Peace Prize winner’s organization talks about the work they’re doing to create a voice for girls around the world.<p>Most teens spend their 18th birthday celebrating with friends. Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai spent it in Lebanon, opening a school for Syrian …

10 little things that make men ridiculously happy

Men are simple creatures, which is why it only takes little things to make us very happy indeed. Here are Alex Proud's top ten...<p>Men are, at heart, boys. You realise this, in your thirties or early forties when it suddenly strikes you that you’re never going to have a moment, when you think “My …

Nabi Saleh images illustrate changing asymmetry of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Photos and video of family grappling with soldier trying to arrest son show how power of social media is challenging military might<p>Late last Friday a series of photographs from a protest in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh dropped on the news wires.<p>They portrayed a masked IDF soldier trying to …

Israel

Air rage case: diversion to Belfast not my fault, US man tells court

An American man charged over an alleged air rage incident does not accept responsibility for the costly diversion of a transatlantic flight, a court has heard.<p>The United Airlines plane was en route from Rome to Chicago on 20 June when the captain made the decision to touch down at Belfast …

Northern Ireland

Don’t knock Weston-super-Mare, home of Banksy’s Dismaland | Letters

As a resident of Weston-super-Mare I am incandescent with rage at the patronising insults thrown at the town by Jonathan Jones in his review of Banksy’s Dismaland (Funfairs are more subversive than Banksy’s joyless theme park, 22 August). His description of the “grim promenade” and …

The awful LinkedIn inbox is now a modern messaging service

LinkedIn is undoubtably a valuable, even essential, service these days, but that doesn't meant the site is all that easy to use. If you've ever shaken your head in frustration at the mess that is the LinkedIn Inbox, we have some good news for you: The company has just completely redesigned its …

Apps

Prepare yourselves: A rare “supermoon lunar eclipse” is coming

If you missed Jupiter’s collision with Venus back in June, now’s your chance to see another spectacular celestial sight—and this one should be much easier to spot. On Sept. 27, Earthlings will be treated to a “supermoon lunar eclipse,” a rare confluence of events that last occurred in 1982 and has …

Supermoon

Sleep More, Sneeze Less: Increased Slumber Helps Prevent Colds

The viruses that cause the common cold are always lurking. But consider this: Even if we touch a doorknob or keyboard that's covered in cold germs from an infected person, we don't always catch the cold.<p>"Sometimes when we're exposed to viruses, we end up not getting sick," says Aric Prather, a …

Sleep

Google Hangouts gets its own dedicated website

In a sign that its Hangouts messaging platform is becoming more important to the company, and that Google+ is becoming somewhat less important, Google has given Hangouts its own dedicated website found at hangouts.google.com.<p>Jordanna Chord, a software engineer at Google, posted the following …

New Apple TV will reportedly run iOS 9 and launch in September

Will come with Siri, a new remote, and dedicated App Store<p><b>Read next:</b> The Apple TV review.<p>The world is expecting Apple to show off its next round of iPhones next month, but as reported in July, we could also be seeing something else on stage in September — the new Apple TV set-top box. According to …

Google Play ready to accept apps using Android 6.0 Marshmallow's API 23

It has been a great day for Android enthusiasts, as Google revealed the new name for their new mobile OS software – Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Search Giant also had good news for developers! The company released the new Android 6.0 SDK, so app makers can get working on polishing those …

Android News

Doctors write 10m needless antibiotics prescriptions a year, says Nice

Guidance warns that patients’ demand for antibiotics is fuelling crisis of antimicrobial resistance that threatens ‘whole basis of medicine’<p>About one in four prescriptions issued for antibiotics in England each year – about 10m in all – are likely to be unnecessary as patients deliberately look for …

How To Make Banana Ice Cream, The Healthiest And Easiest Dessert Ever

This is B-A-N-A-N-A-S.<p>If you're a living, breathing human and you've ever laid eyes on Instagram, you probably already know about banana ice cream. At its core, this trendy dessert isn't really ice cream at all, but rather a creamy dairy-free dessert made of nothing but frozen bananas.<p>Aside from …

Thane building collapse: 11 dead, 7 injured

At least 11 people, including four of a family, were killed and seven injured when a 50-year-old building collapsed near the Thane Railway Station in …

7 Simple DIYs to Elevate Your Home Now

My home is my nest and by far my favorite place on earth to be. That's why it's so important for me to keep it feeling fresh and welcoming. Here are seven of my simple DIYs to help you add a little something extra to your home this summer.<p><b>Bug Repellent Candle</b><p>I bet you didn't know you could not only …

The Most Trusted Place for Answering Life's Questions

Answered<p>In Zeus<p>Does Zeus live on mount Olympus<p>Zeus was believed by the Ancient Greeks to be one of the Olympian gods, and all the Olympian gods lived …

In kids, picky eating may be warning sign for mental health problems

Children who are picky eaters may have bigger problems than a lack of a well-balanced diet. A new study finds that kids who make a habit of shunning certain foods are more likely to have symptoms of depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders.<p>To be counted as picky eaters, children had to …

How Did We Get So Fat And Is There Hope?

While I will be writing on Forbes mostly about the technology and the Human Internet of Things (HIoT) in health and wellness, I thought it was really important to get at the fundamental reasons we are so fat. Earlier, I wrote an article “Four fundamental shifts required for improved population …

General Mills

Apple announces WWDC 2015 keynote live stream for Apple TV

As expected, Apple on Monday updated its Events channel on Apple TV, announcing users of the set-top streamer will have access to a live stream of …

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