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Dos and don’ts for common colds

Many of the methods advised to ward off the common cold are based on pseudoscience rather than fact. David Robson looks at what works and what doesn’t<p>Covering your chest with brown paper and vinegar, soaking your feet in hot water, or wearing wet socks – the old cures for the common cold can seem …

Three ways cats can control our minds

Greg Foot visits Battersea Cats and Dogs Home to get up close and personal with our feline friends, and see how they have the ability to manipulate and control humans.<p>Cats… aren’t they lovely, cute and fluffy? Think again. These loveable pets are fantastic at being able to control the human mind. …

How Can You Tell If Your Goat Is Happy? Now We Know!

Goats are having a moment, and we're not just saying that because our blog is called Goats and Soda.<p>There are nearly 900 million goats in the world today, up from 600 million in 1990. The reason for this goat spurt is the growing popularity of goat cheese, goat milk and goat meat.<p>For goat farmers …

Shia pilgrims flock to Karbala for Arbaeen climax

<b>Huge numbers of Shia Muslim pilgrims gathered in the Iraqi city of Karbala at the climax of a key festival, despite threats of violence.</b><p>Iraq says up to 17 million made the pilgrimage over 40 days this year, more than a million from Iran, and many remained for the ceremony of Arbaeen.<p>Tight security …

Poor water and hygiene 'kills mothers and newborns'

<b>Many mothers and newborns are dying because of a lack of sanitation, safe water and hygiene while giving birth, leading health experts have warned.</b><p>They say the lack of such basic facilities is hindering the success of other interventions to improve the health of newborn babies.<p>They have called on …

Lima climate talks face major breakdown, US warns

<b>The head of the US delegation at UN climate talks has warned of a "major breakdown" in the process if negotiators fail to come to an agreement at a meeting in Lima, Peru.</b><p>Talks remain deadlocked by divisions between rich and poor countries over the scale and scope of plans to tackle global …

MH370: search in Indian Ocean priority zone could finish by May

Investigators searching for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 say they could finish scouring the priority zone by May, more than a year after it vanished, if there are no delays with vessels, equipment and weather.<p>The Joint Agency Co-ordination Centre (Jacc) said on Sunday that decisions about the …

Hundreds attend funeral of Mississippi woman burned alive

About 400 mourners packed a chapel in Mississippi on Saturday to say goodbye to a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive, among them classmates who used permanent markers to write heartfelt messages on her white metal coffin.<p>"Fly high, Jessica," said some, a reference to the former cheerleader's …

Protesting police shootings: Demands for change sound out nationwide

The families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and other unarmed black men felled by bullets or police force filled a podium in the nation's capital.<p>"This is a history-making moment," said Garner's mother, Gwen Carr. "It's just so overwhelming to see all who have come to …

NATO Aims to Be 'More Responsive' in Wake of Russian Aggression

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Vladimir Putin's aggression in Ukraine and other intimidating shows of force have created a "very different kind of scenario" for NATO, according to the defense alliance's top commander in Europe.<p>On Monday, 28 Russian military planes including TU-95 and TU-22 strategic …

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