Lynn Neef

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Chelsea transfer news and rumours: Diego Costa is heading back to Madrid, but this time to join Real

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Chelsea FC in 2015. Brazil-born forward could be set for quick return to Spain while club want to sign Alex Song<p><b>Chelsea</b><p><b>Diego Costa</b> could be set to leave Chelsea after just one season and return to Spain.<p>Spanish journalist Francois Gallardo claims Costa …

Top 10 Nutrition And Workout Tips For Women Who Want To Lose 50 Pounds In 4 Months

Although the statistics claim that men and women suffer weight issues alike, the women folk will agree it's a tougher battle for them. Men have it …

The Bible’s racist monstrosities: How the “word of God” has been — and still is — used to oppress

<b>Pat Robertson, Jim Bob Duggar, Jerry Falwell (AP/Reuters/Peter Southwick/Chris Keane)</b><p>Conservative Christians have always found something in the Bible to justify all kinds of hate and evil. A history<p>Karl W. Giberson<p>June 13, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Saving The Original Sinner: How Christians …

New Testament

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

Teenage Islamist fanatic 'caught on his way to behead a British soldier'

Court hears Brustholm Ziamani, 19, was stopped and found with the weapons wrapped inside an Islamic flag. He denies preparing an act of terrorism<p>A teenage Islamist fanatic who idolised the Lee Rigby killers was caught in the street with a hammer and knife on his way to behead a British soldier, a …

Nigel Pearson given reprieve by Leicester City

Manager will keep job despite reports he had been sacked from the bottom club the day after a clash with Crystal Palace midfielder James McArthur<p>Nigel Pearson was given a reprieve as <b>Leicester City</b> manager on Sunday night just 24 hours after yet another home defeat saw them remain bottom of the</b> …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

8 historic women who pioneered the Civil Rights Movement

When director Ava DuVernay decided to helm the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic <i>Selma</i>, she noticed something missing from the script.<p>"When I first came …

MLK's Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

On June 30th, 1974, Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a …

Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could.<p>And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, The Telegraph reports. We could've guessed that.<p>But we</i> …

Japan mourns after video shows beheading of journalist Kenji Goto

TOKYO — Japan was in a state of shock and mourning on Sunday after a video was released appearing to show the beheading of journalist Kenji Goto by …

Obama calls on Congress to fund 'precision medicine' studies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Holding out the promise of major medical breakthroughs, President Barack Obama on Friday called on Congress to approve spending in …

Genetics

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

Obama unveils $215M 'precision medicine' initiative to study genes, disease

The White House on Friday unveiled a $215 million program to study genes of a million Americans in various stages of sickness and health, with the hope of gaining vast new insight into diseases and how to cure them.<p>The Precision Medicine Initiative, which President Barack Obama announced in his …

Happy Takes an Earnest, Moving Look at Positive Psychology

<i>"The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself." - Benjamin Franklin.</i><p>When a film opens with a cute, bubbly quote such as the one above, which would be equally at home on a poster in a dentist's office showing cute puppies frolicking in a field of …

Gays ignore Obama's comment about their 'lifestyle choice'

WASHINGTON D.C. (Christian Examiner) – A deafening silence has been heard from the homosexual community in the wake of a recent statement by U.S. …

Ellie Goulding Gets Fit for New Nike Campaign

With five half-marathons already under her belt, it's only fitting that the performer stars in the athletic brand's latest ad.<p>When she's not touring …

Isis threatens to behead Obama and 'transform America into a Muslim province'

In a new Islamic State (Isis) propaganda video, an IS militant has threatened to behead US President Barack Obama, "in the White House and transform …

Chelsea transfer news and rumours: Contact made with agent of Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Chelsea in 2015, as Blues make first move to gauge player's current inclination in moving to west London<p><b>Chelsea</b><p>Chelsea have made contact with the agent of <b>Sergio Ramos</b> over a possible summer switch, says <i>The Express</i>.<p>The Spain international is out of …

Bishops Freak Out After Catholic Hospitals Consider Giving Equal Rights To Gay People

A Catholic Bishop compared requiring all couples to be treated with equal dignity to “the cruelty and torture of the Roman Empire” last week. His …

Health Care

Real Madrid starlet Martin Odegaard might be raking in the cash at 16... but the youngster reveals money was never a factor in his decision to move to the Bernabeu

Real Madrid's latest teen sensation Martin Odegaard has revealed that his move to the La Liga giants was not driven by money.<p>Speaking during a …

Soccer

Loving foster homes repaired brain damage of Romanian orphans

Harvard University has found that Romanian orphans suffered serious brain damage<p>The haunting images of Romanian orphans staring blankly through the bars of their cots was one of the most disturbing legacies of Nicolae Ceausescu’s regime.<p>However new research suggests the youngsters were not only …

Working Out and Still Not Losing Weight? Here Are 7 Reasons Why

These common mistakes may be to blame for your frustration.<p>Do you eat well, exercise often, and still feel like you’re not losing that stubborn …

Obama, Modi share Gandhi link

A visit to a memorial for the assassinated leader serves as a vital historical link.<p>NEW DELHI — Barack Obama idolizes Martin Luther King Jr. Narendra Modi wants to attach himself to Mohandas Gandhi and appeal to Obama. Through the connection between King and Gandhi, the two leaders have been making …

Signing Martin Odegaard is a coup for Real Madrid but the ghost of Samuel Eto'o looms large

Norwegian prodigy's arrival evokes memories of a star who got away and highlights the club's failed youth policy<p>Martin Odegaard flew to Madrid on a private jet. Forty TV crews awaited his arrival, to record a landmark for precocious sporting development. Odegaard is 16, and a little camera shy on …

The Tracks of My Tears: One man’s quest to have male crying be socially acceptable

On the flight back from Lake Tahoe, I feared a full-blown migraine headache was kicking in. The ache behind my eyes bulged and throbbed, as if a golf ball were lodged there.<p>I had been reading a novel and reached a part where two brothers, once deeply committed to each other, experienced a profound …

Empathy

Real Madrid have set Martin Odegaard up for failure with £80,000-a-week contract

As soon as the Spanish giants agreed to pay the 16-year-old wonderkid a fortune they made it almost impossible for him to be deemed a success<p>Is it possible to feel sorry for a 16-year-old who is reportedly earning up to £80,000-a-week in salary and bonuses? A 16-year-old who has already ensured he …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

My Best Stuff<p>The woman who calls herself "Muva" (as in "mother") on what she needs to have a good time.<p>By Sophie Saint Thomas1 day agoView …

Women Shaking Up Elections in Israel

Israeli women are shaking up the political system in their country in some intriguing and even exciting ways. With national elections set for March, it seems that election fever has provoked a tsunami of women's readiness for change, especially around women's issues. Across parties, in groups with …

Picattoo Turns Your Favorite Instagram Photos Into Temporary Tattoos

Picattoo is a new service by INK361 that turns your Instagram photographs into temporary tattoos that you can decorate your body with.<p>The tattoos can …