Reiad Khan

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Liberal Brains Are Different from Conservative Brains, with Psychiatrist Gail Saltz

<b>Gail Saltz:</b> So I think what’s really fascinating is that there have been a number of recent studies looking at brain structural differences between …

Four Simple Ideas I Used to Become Fluent in Nine Languages

<b>Pick up a new language in 157680000 seconds with the Teleport Method</b><p>Lets start with the sarcastic version! Just repeat everything I did. It will …

'I'm the proof you can live happily with HIV'

Like Charlie Sheen, mother-of-two Amanda Mammadova is HIV positive. But it has not held her back.<p>My heart stalled for a moment when my mother rang yesterday, to tell me Charlie Sheen had announced he was HIV positive.<p>Then that that familiar old roller coaster of emotions kicked in: sorrow for …

My new attitude to travel is to skip the iconic – and I thank my father for that

A lot of travel can be about pretending to like monuments and sights that you don’t really enjoy, but my father, the reluctant traveller, has shown me that what matters is only doing the things you are genuinely interested in<p>My father, who lives in India, loathes travel. He will tell you this …

Siblings

Salah Abdeslam: The mystery of France's most-wanted man

<b>(CNN) —</b> Salah Abdeslam, the only one of the suspected Paris attackers known to have survived, is still at large and still very much at the center of a mystery.<p>Nine days after the terror attacks that killed 130 people, a clearer picture is emerging of his movements, and it seems Abdeslam fled the …

Special Forces

ISIS brings Putin, Obama together

<b>Antalya, Turkey (CNN) —</b> Russia pummeled ISIS sites in Syria Tuesday, including targeting the terror organization's self-proclaimed capital city of Raqqa and deploying dozens of cruise missiles.<p>Though Russia has for weeks claimed that its campaign in Syria was aimed at ISIS and other terrorists, the …

‘It’s All Back in Snowden’s Lap’

Former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell on how the NSA leaker’s revelations might have led to the Paris attacks.<p>Michael Morell, the former acting head of the CIA, says the Paris attacks have exposed how freely the Islamic State was able to operate in a chastened environment in which intelligence …

Amazon reveals its 2015 Black Friday deals

Why bother going outside on Black Friday when you can shop at home in your pajamas on Amazon? The online retail giant is giving us a sneak peak at its Black Friday deals today.<p>Included in the sale are several great buys, such as the $35 Fire tablet, $348 55-inch Roku smart TV and $99 Jawbone …

Marvel's astounding 'Jessica Jones' rewrites the definition of superhuman

The new Netflix series "Jessica Jones," which becomes available Friday, is a marvel.<p>Legally (it's "Marvel's Jessica Jones"), creatively and, it must be said, surprisingly.<p>Having built an empire on which the marketing sun never sets, Marvel should now, by all rights, be facing audience fatigue if …

Comics

Paris attacks at a glance: Wednesday's developments

<b>(CNN) —</b> A suicide bomber blew herself up and a police sniper took out a second terror suspect after authorities stormed two apartments and a church Wednesday in the northern Parisian suburb where one of last week's deadly terrorist attacks took place.<p>The raid in Saint-Denis, home to the Stade de …

What Charlie Sheen should have said

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actor Charlie Sheen just announced in an interview on "The Today Show" that he "is in fact HIV positive."<p>If you have followed Sheen's career, this announcement may not shock you. What's most surprising is that he's known for four years and hasn't told the world sooner.<p>The reason Charlie …

Charlie Sheen

The French Way of War

Bet on it: Hollande’s counterattack against the terrorists is going to hurt them.<p>France’s military may suffer from a poor reputation in American popular imagination, dating from historical events like the rapid fall to Nazi Germany in World War II and the colonial-era defeat at Dien Bien Phu. This …

These 10 Charming Italian Cafés Make Us Want To Drop Everything And Go

Craving a change of scenery, or even just a caffeine pick-me-up to shake up your day? Adventure and quality coffee await you -- the trick is, you have to find your way to Italy to claim them.<p>While most of us don’t have deep enough pockets to plan an impromptu trans-Atlantic trip (oh, don’t we wish …

Denver bookstore named Isis is vandalized

<b>(CNN) —</b> What's in a name? Apparently a lot of expensive headaches.<p>Isis Books & Gifts in Denver has the misfortune of sharing its name with the terrorist group.<p>Over the weekend, someone threw a brick through the sign outside the business. It's the fourth time in recent months someone has vandalized …

Ingestible Sensor Can Measure Your Vitals

Like a FitBit that listens to your body from the inside<p>Doctors can learn a surprising amount about your health by simply listening to your body. The pulse and breathing rate in particular can indicate if a patient is stressed, or exercises often, or if he has a heart condition doctors should be …

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

Immune System

¿Cuán peligroso es el MSG, el saborizante que hace tu comida tan sabrosa?

Se conocía como el síndrome del restaurante chino, porque la sufrían algunas personas que habían ingerido ese tipo de comida.<p>Tenía toda una serie de síntomas: <b>dolor de cabeza, náuseas y un extraño entumecimiento</b>.<p>Se podría pensar que era la consecuencia de comer tanto cerdo agridulce y platos tan …

No. 1 films from 10, 20 and 30 years ago: 'Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls' leads the pack

Welcome to the Movies Now box office time machine. As “Spectre” stays atop the box-office chart for a second straight week, we look at the No. 1 films from 10, 20 and 30 years ago. Click a film's title to read the Los Angeles Times review:<p><b>2005</b> -- <b>“Chicken Little”</b> ruled the roost for a second …

Durex announces condom emoji to keep your texts steamy

There’s no shortage of emoji that insinuate sex.<p>That’s a good thing because, as it turns out, 18-25 year old’s would much rather talk about sex in a text message and often through the use of emoji.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>👉👌<p>What we haven’t had, until now, is an emoji …

Condoms

The Most Stylish Men of 2015

From A$AP Rocky to Jared Leto, see who made the cut.<p>It might not be hard to pull off a suit—but it's a whole other ball game to pull off a suit with an assortment of brooches on your lapel, or with a pink satin shirt and crystal-encrusted loafers. We're highlighting our favorite men this year who …

Carson Aides Admit Candidate Needs Work on Foreign Policy

Ben Carson’s campaign is admitting the candidate and his advisers need to do a better job of “communicating his message” after a tough news report and a series of flubbed interviews have underscored ongoing doubts about his foreign policy acumen.<p>“We want to continue to get better at what we do in …

Bill Nye the Science Guy Is Glad People Think He’s Satan

In a revealing interview, the environmental advocate talks about global warming investment tips, his favorite part of the Bible and his political …

Carbon Dioxide

Por qué los alimentos saben mejor si comemos más despacio

Siempre se ha dicho que comer despacio es bueno: facilita la digestión, aumenta la sensación de saciedad y nos permite tener un mayor control sobre la cantidad de alimentos que ingerimos.<p>Ahora, un nuevo estudio aporta otra razón para adoptar este hábito: al parecer, <b>tomarse el tiempo para disfrutar</b> …

Parasitic worm 'increases women's fertility'

<b>Infection with a species of parasitic worm increases the fertility of women, say scientists.</b><p>A study of 986 indigenous women in Bolivia indicated a lifetime of <i>Ascaris lumbricoides,</i> a type of roundworm, infection led to an extra two children.<p>Researchers, writing in the journal Science, suggest the …

Immune System

¿Qué puede y qué debe hacer Cuba ante la crisis migratoria en Centroamérica?

El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Cuba divulgó el martes una declaración en la que fijaba la posición del gobierno cubano ante la crisis por la retención de más de mil cubanos en la frontera entre Costa Rica y Nicaragua, en tránsito hacia Estados Unidos.<p>En su nota, la cancillería de la isla …

Value of huge Botswana diamond 'unknown'

Lucara mining firm attracts many inquiries to buy 1,111-carat gem but says stone not yet valued as it’s too big for onsite equipment and must be flown to Antwerp<p>The Canadian mining company which this week unearthed the world’s largest diamond in more than a century says it cannot put a value on the …

Más mexicanos salen de EE.UU. que los que entran, dice informe

Son más los mexicanos que retornan que aquellos que parten rumbo a Estados Unidos.<p>Esa es la conclusión de un nuevo estudio del Centro de Investigaciones Pew, según el cual <b>el flujo migratorio entre México y EE.UU. se ha revertido</b>.<p><b>Más de un millón de mexicanos y sus familias, incluyendo a sus hijos</b> …

Cómo saber si eres un analfabeto financiero

La mayor encuesta mundial sobre conocimientos financieros revela que dos de cada tres adultos consultados son financieramente analfabetos. Además, hay una diferencia notoria entre hombres y mujeres en todo el mundo.<p>Los datos fueron recopilados por la encuestadora Gallup, que <b>entrevistó a 150.000</b> …

What To Read While You Travel This Thanksgiving

Whether you're waiting for a train or sitting on a plane, here are some books for that reading you keep meaning to do.<p>Reading is one of those pure, true pastimes that so often gets skipped over in front of vegging out in front of the TV. As stressful as Thanksgiving can be, the travel time—and the …

Books

There's a mission to this mysterious water world that could detect the first alien life

Their spacecraft, called the Europa Multi-Flyby Mission, would orbit Jupiter, taking frequent passes by Europa for a close look at its surface.<p>But there is another important piece of the puzzle that NASA is exploring, and in a recent conversation with US Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), Ars …

Paranormal