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7 Things You Realize You’ve Taken For Granted When You Come Home After Traveling

Going abroad is a magical experience. Whether it’s for two weeks or five years, the time you spend away from home is important and will not only change you, but everything you once thought, knew and believed. You can’t live in another world without starting to reevaluate your own. Those who have never traveled, never stepped outside their own town, city or country have yet to develop the keen awareness […]

8 Amazing Spices and Their Medicinal Benefits

They say that an apple a day helps keep the doctor away, but in reality, herbs and spices contain more powerful disease fighting properties, vitamins, and nutrients than most fruits and vegetables. By simply spicing up your dishes, you could be adding years to your life, and warding off illnesses like the cancer, high blood pressure, and even the common cold. Moreover, spices taste great and they may prevent you […]

Pollution link to irregular heartbeat and lung clotting

Air pollution is linked to increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat and blood clots in the lung, research suggests. The impact of air pollution on the risk of heart attack and stroke is less clear, say UK experts. Analysis of data from England and Wales shows air pollution is particularly harmful in the elderly. Further research is needed on pollution and cardiovascular health, says the British Heart Foundation. A […]

Get Rid of Kidney Stones with Two Medicinal Teas

KIDNEY STONESFor people who suffer from kidney stones, nature once again gives us a cure. This time it is the seeds of watermelon and celery. Tea from watermelon seedsThis tea is recommended for those who are suffering from kidney stones. This tea stimulates the work of kidneys, and stones can easily be removed.PreparationFill a tablespoon of watermelon seeds, then shred them or grind them. Then pour over the seeds 16 […]

How to overcome shyness

My name is Sarah, and I’m a reporter, so you wouldn’t think that I would hesitate at all talking to people at parties. But I’m shy, too. And I have been since I was a kid.Genes may have something to do with my shyness. People with different genotypes on average tend to have different levels of social anxiety, says Scott F. Stoltenberg, an associate professor of psychology at the University […]

Learning second language 'slows brain ageing'

Learning a second language can have a positive effect on the brain, even if it is taken up in adulthood, a University of Edinburgh study suggests. Researchers found that reading, verbal fluency and intelligence were improved in a study of 262 people tested either aged 11 or in their seventies. A previous study suggested that being bilingual could delay the onset of dementia by several years. The study is published […]

New state of Telangana is born in southern India

India’s southern state of Andhra Pradesh has formally split in two, with its northern area carved out to create a new state called Telangana. The move followed prolonged protests by residents of Telangana, who felt the region had long been neglected. Telangana, which officially came into existence at midnight local time, becomes the country’s 29th state. With a population of 35 million, it comprises 10 former districts of Andhra Pradesh […]

Inspirational one legged dancer - who lost her limb through harrowing hospital blunders in India - becomes a huge star after appearing on talent show

Subhreet lost her leg after a road accident in 2009 The young nurse needed 7 operation on her leg after infection set in Had to learn to walk again on just one leg Having always loved dance was determined not to stop after accident Found a dance school and in February auditioned for India’s Got Talent Wowed the judges and won over the heart of the nation with performance A […]

Viewing pornography ‘really frequently,’ sexting are commonplace among teenaged boys in Canada

A survey of thousands of young Canadian students across the country found a “concerning pattern” of teenaged boys seeking out pornography regularly, according to the non-profit organization MediaSmarts, while accounts of “sexting” were also commonplace. The Ottawa-based digital literacy outfit, which was launched as a CRTC initiative in the 1990s, worked with schools and parents in each province and territory to conduct a wide-ranging survey with 5,436 students in Grades 4 […]

Blue light makes you more alert: Colour's short wave length improves performance

•Volunteers were exposed to either a blue or a green light for almost seven hours a day•Those exposed to a blue light reported quicker reaction times and fewer lapses of attention•Researchers found that blue light exposure made people feel ‘less sleepy’ Feeling blue might take on a whole new meaning after scientists found that blue light actually perks you up. The light, which has a short wavelength, was found to […]