Richael Sun

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Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

Help girls around the world receive a safe, quality education

<b>(CNN) —</b><p>After being held for more than three years, 82 Chibok schoolgirls were released in a swap between terrorist group Boko Haram and the Nigerian government.<p>The government freed five top Boko Haram commanders in the deal, said Sen. Shehu Sani, who was part of the negotiating effort.<p>However, more …

Africa

Heart-wrenching commercial empowering the 'leftover' Chinese women goes viral

'Sheng nu' is a common term for unmarried women in China - and it translates to 'leftover woman'.<p>A new commercial has captured the hearts of women across the globe, as it acknowledges society's attitude to older unmarried women.<p>The video, made by skincare brand SK-II, shows how traditional …

The Internet has transformed the way we confront sexual harassment

As a young astronomer, Joan Schmelz worked alongside men and the pinups they tacked to the lab walls.<p>She didn’t have a precise vocabulary for the …

Ingenious Shirt Uses Recognizable Icons to Help Break Language Barriers When Traveling

Traveling is a fantastic way to learn about the world, but it's made significantly harder when there's a language barrier. ICONSPEAK wants to ease your frustrations with their ingenious solution: a shirt that displays common (and therefore recognizable) icons across the world. Simply point to a …

Tap Water

Crowdsourcing: More Singaporeans using online platforms to raise funds

A campaign to help a baby born without part of her oesophagus to get specialist surgery in the United States has raised $1.2 million. Another to get …

Is porn immoral? That doesn't matter: It's a public health crisis.

Last month, the Republican-led Utah House of Representatives became the first legislative body in the United States to pass a resolution declaring pornography "a public health hazard leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms." The liberal backlash …

Hong Kong's umbrella movement spawns new political party

Some of the most prominent leaders of Hong Kong’s umbrella movement protests have launched a new political party, vowing to press on with their fight to wrest democratic concessions from China’s authoritarian leaders.<p>The foundation of the Demosisto party was announced on Sunday evening amid growing …

Hong Kong

​Water used as weapon of war against Syrian refugees

<i>This is the fourth in a series of reports from Syria by CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer. The first: Latakia, a summer vacation spot that</i> …

Women risk losing ability to give birth naturally

A leading obstetrician has claimed women are at risk of being unable to give birth naturally in the future<p>It may seem an inevitable part of the cycle of life, but according to a leading obstetrician, women are at risk of losing the ability to give birth naturally.<p>French doctor Michel Odent has …

Chinese tourist arrivals to Singapore set to rise - Lifestyle

Chinese tourist arrivals to Singapore set to get boost as the country's Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced Multiple Journey Visas …

Sterile mosquitoes released in China to fight dengue fever

Scientists carry out trial in southern province of Guangdong aimed at reducing population of insects that carry the disease<p>This spring, a team of scientists has been driving around a small island in Guangzhou, southern China, releasing more than half a million mosquitoes from plastic pots on board …

Public Health

10 Decorating Secrets Revealed

Designers share their top dos and don'ts.<p>We asked designers to share some of their favorite tricks and ideas for putting together a beautiful space. Here, they reveal their top dos and don'ts.

Google Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lens

Google has been granted a patent for a contact lens with an embedded chip,<p>The patent, which was discovered by WebProNews, features a sensor in the …

55 Inspiring Ideas to Update Your Kitchen

Color, cabinets, and more.<p>Remodeling your kitchen? Look no further. We've rounded up the best ideas for color, cabinets, lighting, floors, and more.