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'Houd je mond, wij weten het beter'

De mens is van nature een onbetrouwbaar en corrupt roofdier.<br>We weten allemaal dat er dagelijks honderdduizenden dieren zoals kippen, schapen en …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …

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Your Brain Unplugged: Proof That Spacing Out Makes You More Effective

Andrew Smart wants you to take a break—sit and do nothing. We’re taught that taking on more is better—it makes us more valuable. The reality is that doing too many things makes us less efficient. Andrew argues that our “culture of effectiveness” is not only ineffective, but it can be harmful to …

What To Eat When You're Sick

<i>By Cindy Shih</i><p>Even when you've done your best to fight off the winter blues and miserable flus, it's almost inevitable you'll get at least a mild sniffle at some point during cold and flu season. And even though being stuck at home with a fever <i>does</i> warm up our bodies -- which may sound nice when the …

World War One: How did 12 million letters a week reach soldiers?

<b>During World War One up to 12 million letters a week were delivered to soldiers, many on the front line. The wartime post was a remarkable operation, writes ex-postman and former Home Secretary Alan Johnson.</b><p>When a soldier on the Western Front wrote to a London newspaper in 1915 saying he was lonely …

How To Raise A Daughter With High Self-Esteem Post-Divorce

<i>Written by Terry Gaspard for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>I’ve written extensively about daughters of divorce, the father–daughter bond, mothers and daughters, and divorce adjustment. When it comes to divorce, there’s no shortage of topics to write about. But what came to me recently is that fostering a …