Joel Paulo Monteiro

17 Flips | 2 Magazines | @podeanjo | Keep up with Joel Paulo Monteiro on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Joel Paulo Monteiro”

More Children Are Being Medicated For ADHD Than Before

The number of children being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>And families increasingly are opting for medications to treat kids. Two-thirds of children with a current diagnosis are being medicated — …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

5 Ways to Never Be Stressed Again

Everybody feels stress and knows it intimately, but very few of us think about what stress actually is.<p>Stress is a thought. That's it. No more, no less. If that's true, then we have complete control over stress, because it's not something that happens <i>to us</i> but something that happens <i>in us</i>.<p>The …

Study Finds Only 28 Percent of Millionaires Think They're Rich

If you had investments worth a million dollars, would you consider yourself rich? How about $5 million? Well, hold on to your wallet because a new …

'Runaway greenhouse' easier to trigger on Earth than thought, study says

It's plausible that conditions on Earth could get so hot and steamy that the oceans entirely evaporate and render the planet inhospitable to life, according to new calculations that suggest this so-called runaway greenhouse is easier to initiate than previously believed.<p>"We could go into the …

Climate Change

Rio's Copacabana beach transformed as three million Catholics pack sands for Sunday Mass

It is usually synonymous with unbridled hedonism, but Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach was transformed into a vast encampment of the faithful on Sunday when three million young Catholics squeezed onto every last inch of sand for the climax of the Pope's week-long visit to Brazil.<p>Many hundreds of …

Brazil

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

Life as a US drone operator: 'It's like playing a video game for four years'

"It is a lot like playing a video game," a former Predator drone operator matter-of-factly admits to the artist Omer Fast. "But playing the same …

HuffPost - Breaking News, U.S. and World News | HuffPost

Parasite sickens 250 in Midwest; fresh produce suspected

More than 250 people have been sickened, mostly in the Midwest, by a rare parasite that may have contaminated fresh produce shipped across state lines, said federal health officials, who’ve stepped in to help coordinate the growing outbreak.<p>At least 118 cases of cyclospora infection have been …

Report: Female genital mutilation remains “almost universal” in some countries

According to a United Nations report, 30 million girls remain at risk of genital cutting in the next decade<p>More than 125 million women and girls alive today have been subjected to female genital mutilation, and 30 million more are at risk of genital cutting in the next decade, according to a report …

TVs injure a child every half-hour

It seems that people don't think carefully about where they put their televisions these days.<p>The more televisions there are around the house, the more small children risk being injured -- or even killed -- by them.<p>Indeed, 215 children in the U.S. were killed by televisions between 1990 and …

Televisions

Breakfast linked to 'healthy heart'

<b>People should eat breakfast to keep their hearts in good condition, according to researchers in the US.</b><p>Their study of 27,000 men, in the journal Circulation, showed those skipping breakfast were at a greater risk of heart problems.<p>The team at the Harvard School of Public Health said missing the …

Sony unveils 3D head-mounted display for surgeons to peer inside you

Sony's 3D head-mounted displays have been asking for a place in your film-watching and gaming routines since 2011, but now their latest HMD is volunteering to act as the viewing end of medical endoscopes. Hirai and Co. have just unveiled what amounts to a retooled HMZ-T2, dubbed the HMM-3000MT, …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …