Zahid Khan

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Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish …

Middle East

You can't 'outrun' obesity: Study says exercise doesn't help weight loss

LONDON — A team of British cardiologists have said it's time to "bust the myth" that regular exercise tackles obesity.<p>The strongly-worded editorial …

Diabetes

The manufacturer of the Airlander 10 is looking for investors to follow in the footsteps of Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson and the US military<p>It could be the future of aviation, British eccentric genius on a grand scale, or possibly a bit of both. Secreted in a hangar a few miles south of …

New Jersey

Britain's 50 greatest days out (perfect for the bank holiday)

The Midlands<p><b>1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire</b><p>Among the stomach-churning highlights are Nemesis, Air and Oblivion (a vertical drop of more than 180ft). This year saw the launch of the first “virtual reality” rollercoaster, “Galactica”, where riders use headsets to experience a space adventure.<p><b>Price:</b> on …

How To Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

Fat loss relies on one thing: eating fewer calories than you expend. But nobody wants to sit and count calories all day. Most people <i>can</i> learn to …

New technology could allow doctors to further personalise treatment for patients and assess the effects of anti-ageing therapies<p>Scientists have created a 3D imaging system they claim can reliably predict a person’s biological age from the look of their face alone.<p>The researchers believe the …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Circular thinking: Stonehenge's origin is subject to new theory

Wiltshire monument may have been equivalent of ‘an ancient Mecca on stilts’ according to an idea put forward by former museum director Julian Spalding<p>Whether it was a Druid temple, an astronomical calendar or a centre for healing, the mystery of Stonehenge has long been a source of speculation and …

20th Century

What a Handshake Smells Like

A new paper argues that the gesture may have evolved to allow people to judge one another's scent signals.<p>In 2010, to prepare its dealers for the launch of a new sales promotion, the U.K. arm of Chevrolet commissioned Geoffrey Beattie, a professor of psychology at the University of Manchester, to …

Body Language

8 Refreshing Drinks To Shrink Your Belly - Herbs Info

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Image © Liv Friis-larsen – fotolia.com<p>If you want to change your health, it’s time to <i>switch up your drinks</i>! 🙂 You’ll be …