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Students 'cannot multi-task with mobiles and study'

<b>Students cannot successfully multi-task in using mobile phones while they are studying, US research suggests.</b><p>Researchers found that students sending and receiving messages while studying scored lower test results and were less effective at tasks such as note taking.<p>The study examined how a …

June 2015

Diversity

Britain has enduring responsibility for democracy in Hong Kong, report says

Britain has an "enduring moral responsibility" to ensure that Hong Kong is "democratic, stable and prosperous," and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory's return to China 18 years ago, a Parliament committee says.<p>But a new report issued Friday by the …

Hong Kong

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Military

All sports everything

Inside the studio where ESPN is betting billions on the future of sports<p><b>"Oh my goodness,"</b> NBC football analyst Cris Collinsworth shouts into his headset mic over the roar of the MetLife Stadium crowd. "This is sick. Put this to music. I don't think he stepped out, either. That may be the greatest …

6 Mass-Gain Hacks To Try In 2015!

Sometimes, the quest for even modest gains in muscle can seem more perilous than a journey through Middle Earth: epic, drudging, and never-ending. …

Learning the facts about learning

<b>School uniforms instil discipline and improve performance. Streaming pupils gets better results. Teaching assistants take the strain off hard-working teachers and help children learn. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.</b><p>New government-commissioned research into "what works" suggests many of the approaches we think …

How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it

<b>In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but it goes back thousands of years and has been used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world. As more evidence emerges of its long pre-Nazi history in Europe, can this ancient sign ever shake off its evil</b> …

Ebola outbreak 'threatens Liberia's national existence'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1107000/1107091_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524645605_b7a2500b5031c0f3b5f9e5a02a53ab4c<p><b>Liberia is facing a "serious threat" to its national existence as the deadly Ebola virus "spreads like wildfire" there, its defence minister …

How To Train For Maximum Muscle Growth

The method behind building muscle is simple at its core: train, eat, sleep, and grow. However, the science behind growth is one of the most …

25 Best Wreck Diving Spots in the United States

Real shipwrecks give us history — and humility. Now they're the minority, outnumbered by the purpose-sunk — those shiny, happy artificial reefs that …

Andrews, Wilk create pitching app

Noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews has performed numerous Tommy John surgeries on the elbows of baseball players. Dr. Kevin Wilk, his …

Tiananmen: How Wrong We Were

Twenty-five years ago to the day I write this, I watched and listened as thousands of Chinese citizens in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square dared to condemn …

In pictures: Delhi's homeless get voting rights

Thousands of homeless people living in the Indian capital, Delhi, are able to vote for the first time ever after the Election Commission includes their names in the electoral rolls.

44 Insanely Effective TRX Exercises

It's time to ditch the dumbbells, kick the kettlebells, and forget about those weight-training machines. OK, maybe not permanently, but at least long …

Workouts

Will FDLR rebels ever leave Congo and return to Rwanda?

<b>Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, some of those responsible are still wreaking havoc in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, where they are terrorising the local population and profiting from the area's rich natural resources. The BBC's Grainne Harrington reports on the UN's attempts</b> …

Animal trafficking: Wildlife trade crisis talks held

<b>Experts from around the world are gathering in London to discuss "the global crisis" in the wildlife trade.</b><p>Conservationists say animal trafficking is reaching unprecedented levels and species such as rhinos, elephants and tigers are under threat of extinction.<p>The aim of the meeting, hosted by the …

Hitler's Secret Attack On America

Adolf Hitler

Au Revoir: France Crushes its Ivory

Wildlife<p>French Customs employees protect themselves from fragments as about 698 elephant tusks are unloaded before being crushed into dust at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. (Photograph by Remy de la Mauviniere)<p><b>France has now joined a growing number of other countries—including the United</b> …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

New Year, New Body: Quick Start Workout Guide & Eating Plan

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

The Story About Kim Jong-un Having His Uncle Eaten By 120 Wild Dogs May Have Started With A Satirical Tweet

Do you remember when People's Daily, a Chinese Communist Party newspaper, mistakenly believed that a satirical Onion article naming Kim Jong Un the Sexiest Man Alive in 2012 was real and published a 55 page slideshow about it? How we laughed.<p>Now the shoe may be on the other foot.<p>Last week, multiple …

North Korea

The 23 Most Corrupt Countries In The World

Transparency International has published its annual list of the world's most corrupt countries. It's the only list of its kind and scores countries on a scale of 0 to 100, based on survey scores from experts and businesspeople and their confidence in the public sector for investment. Below are the …

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