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David Cameron attacks 'despicable' Iran over missile shipments as he pledges 'unbreakable' support for Israel

Prime Minister says he is under no illusion about "hostile nature" of Iranian regime and will give no inch to "amateur politicians" in Britain calling for a boycott of Israeli goods<p>David Cameron has condemned Iran's "despicable" attempt to ship missiles for use against Israel, as he pledged to …

GoodGym wins Prime Minister’s Big Society Award

GoodGym, a growing social business that lets people combine working for good with working out in London has been recognised by Prime Minister David …

David Cameron pledges 'unbreakable' support for Israel

In his first visit to Israel as PM, David Cameron condemns Iran for "despicable" terrorist ties and reveals Jewish ancestry<p>David Cameron has pledged his "unbreakable" support for Israel and condemned Iran for its "despicable" attempts to smuggle missiles to terrorists.<p>On Mr Cameron's first visit as …

Opinion

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International Institute of Race Medicine Looks to Educate Medical Volunteers

Through its web-based educational program, IIRM creates an algorithm for safety in race medicine.<p>Anyone running a marathon doesn’t need to be told that 26.2 miles is a long way to go. But trying to cover a course with medical aid stations is a whole other obstacle.<p>That’s why about 10 years ago the …

How to Create Beautiful Calligraphy

Calligraphy is a skill that requires a lot of practice. But no amount of practice will help you if you don’t have the right tools. The How to Create …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory

Journalism startups aren't a revolution if they're filled with all these white men

Nate Silver has a chart to hire for ‘clubhouse chemistry’. Ever heard of something called ‘workplace diversity’?<p>When the predictive superstar Nate Silver announced last summer that he would defect from the New York Times, it began a wave of new, new money-backed “personal brand” journalism startups …

Questions You Should Ask About Your Sleeping Habits

If you're still tired on a solid night of rest, take a look at how you're snoozing.<p>If you’re getting to bed on time and staying there for the recommended seven to eight hours, but still are routinely fatigued, you may have a sleep disorder. If you answer yes to any of the following, talk to your …

Sleep

Should You Stay Up Late?

Come on, one more episode of Scandal couldn't hurt.<p>So you want to keep bingeing on Netflix, but you need to wake up early tomorrow. What’s the worst that could happen?<p><i>Click here to read more about the science of sleep.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared in the March 2014 issue of</i> Popular Science.

Nightclubs Are Making A Business Model Out Of Sexist Lad Culture

Nightclubs are making a business model out of a sexist, misogynistic lad culture which glorifies rape and sexual violence towards women, feminist …

British ex-Guantanamo inmate denies Syria-related terror charges | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A British man once held at Guantanamo Bay turned human rights campaigner told a court in London on Saturday he would plead not guilty to providing training and funding terrorism in Syria, police said.<p>Former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg attends a news conference at the …

Gibberish is spreading like a virus from academia

Bad writing has spread beyond the ivory tower, into every corner of modern life<p>Exciting news! I’ve just produced my first academic paper. Called “The Impact of Amphibious Models on Interposable Algorithms”, it begins (if I say so myself), with a memorable opening line: “The exploration of lambda …

How To Think Critically About Video Games

My kids and I have been playing Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for last few days.<p>I downloaded it to the WiiU and I told my kids that I needed them to help me review a new game. This is not a review. Forbes already did a review of the new Donkey Kong game. Bottom line: great graphics, good …

The Best Temperatures for Cooking Fats & Oils

What a great topic for an infographic! Different oils have different smoking points. and the Kitchen 101: Cooking Fats & Oils infographic from …

Legalising drugs would bring not freedom but enslavement

Pro-drug liberals are blind to the side-effects of their theories. Most parents do not want their children exposed to such an experiment<p>From the relentless pro-drugs legalisation media blitz of the last few weeks, you would think this was the most pressing item on the government's agenda after the …

How To Make Paper Planes Fly Forever (VIDEO)

Paper planes are the most tragic of toys: they soar, but only ever so briefly, and then they crash, crumple and die. Your hard work: ruined. Your …

Breast cancer isn't sexy. Nipnominate's cleavage shots trivialise a devastating illness

Pictures of healthy women in push-up bras may raise money, but they offer sufferers no support – unlike the powerful images of Beth Whaanga<p>Neknomination, the online drinking game that has led to cases of hospitalisation and death, has inspired a range of social media responses. You'd have to be …

Britain's 'traffic light' food labels spur EU inquiry | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain’s system of colour-coding food products to tell consumers how healthy they are has prompted EU regulators to launch an enquiry after other EU member states, led by Italy, complained it was unfair.<p>Britain has a voluntary “traffic light” scheme to show consumers how much …

Photographer Explores Beauty Through Facial Symmetry

Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors …

Photography

Trying to Help in Haiti

The cinder-block school has no windows and no doors, just a string of incandescent lightbulbs hanging down the center of the ceiling like the spine of a great whale. It’s hot and humid, and the room throbs with the voices of 200 Haitians who have paused from fishing, gardening, or painting the …

Empathy

Children of the occupation: growing up in Palestine

The rough track is an unmarked turning across a primeval landscape of rock and sand under a vast cobalt sky. Our Jeep bounces between boulders and dust-covered gorse bushes before beginning a bone-jolting descent from the high ridge into a deep valley. An Israeli army camp comes into view, then the …

Mexico's lost daughters: how young women are sold into the sex trade by drug gangs

Lupita is in her 30s and works as a laundry maid in several houses in Mexico City. She can still remember the first time she saw a girl taken from her home village. "She was very pretty," says Lupita. "She had freckles. She was 11 years old."<p>Lupita was 20 when five men drove into the small …

How to be a smarter reader

Pursue 'targeted serendipity'<p>Pick each new book at random, and you'll end up with plenty of duds. But if you stick religiously to the same authors or genres, or rely on Amazon's recommendation engine, which makes suggestions based on past purchases, you'll never expand your horizons. Choose a …

'Cocoon' method may save babies from respiratory virus - Futurity

A study in rural Kenya shows that vaccinating older siblings against RSV, which can be fatal for babies under six months, could protect infants.

Pediatrics

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