Nur Ramizah Binte Ramli

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How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

How to mount your smartphone on a tripod (DIY)

This five-minute DIY project is the simple solution to shooting time-lapse videos, getting steady shots, and even capturing group selfies. It's a simple way to securely mount your smartphone to a tripod, and it only costs about $15. Assuming you already own the tripod.<p>The solution is easy. I used …

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Cappadocia from the ground and from the sky

From above, the curvaceous landscape of Cappadocia spools out to the horizon in rippling waves of rock tinged shades of blushing pink. Hot air ballooning may be big business in this geological wonderland, but don't make the mistake of thinking this is the only way to view it.<p>Ballooning companies …

Hiking

The Wrong Way to Train for a Marathon

No wonder Pamela Anderson is hurting one day after her New York City Marathon debut<p>Judging by Pamela Anderson’s post-New York City Marathon tweet, we have a feeling she’ll hire a coach next time. Congrats, Pamela, on your marathon finish! Now we need to have a word with you about your, um, training …

Totally...like... bogus: the world's worst travel advice

"Don't waste your money on bottled water! I just drank the tap water and I feel fine," brags a fellow hostel guest in Kathmandu. This person won't be seen again for three days, looking about 8lbs lighter.<p>"I never book a room before I get to a destination. It's better to visit all the hostels first, …

The Bodysnatchers of Bangkok | Guardian Investigations

50 Amazing Mosques From Around The World (PHOTOS)

Many of these incredible houses of worship defy typical expectations about what a mosque looks like. Nontraditional minarets and experimental domes add variety, and showcase the massive potential for creativity that exists within mosque design.<p>“Beauty surrounds us," said Rumi, a 13th century …

35 EASY Solo Trips to Try!

From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite …

Budget Travel

Most wanted travel gadgets

How many of us travellers have had the ‘It would be nice to have a <insert gadget here>’ moment? A poncho when it’s raining, an extra battery for your smartphone, the wishlist goes on. Here's a list of some gadgets that you might not have thought to pack for your next trip, but they'll be …

Can Phobias Be Cured in Our Sleep?

The brain can be trained to overcome fear during sleep, new research suggests.<p><b>You may think you're doing nothing at night, but to your brain, sleep means finally having some spare time to take stock of the day's events. Freed from the distractions of recording new experiences, a deeply sleeping</b> …

I work in a refugee camp on the Syria-Jordan border – any questions?

<i>Suranga is an area coordinator responsible for all Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (Acted) operations in Zaatari, King Abdullah Park and Cyber City refugee camps. She’s an experienced humanitarian manager specialized in complex emergency and recovery programmes in conflict,</i> …

Using Movement to Diagnose and Treat Autism

By taking advantage of disrupted motor connections in the brains of autistic children, researchers say it may be possible for affected kids to guide …