Sunday, 1 August 2021

Features

Being unsocial may boost your creativity

Everyone needs an occasional break from the social ramble, but sometimes unsociability or distancing yourself from people may help improve creativity, reveals a study. According to researchers from the University at Buffalo in New York, some people withdraw themselves due to non-fearful preferences for solitude. Lead study author Julie Bowker ...

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12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence – as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own. When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident people always ...

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Research proves too much X is bad for you

Ever felt like tearing of the radio playing ‘Silent Night’? Well, it’s not you, it’s everyone! Sometimes it may get annoying when everyone is already in the spirit of Christmas and it’s only the first week of November, well science says you’re not the Grinch for feeling this way. Sometimes ...

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When a Child Has a Tantrum

Most parents have experienced it: that moment when their son or daughter has a full-blown temper tantrum, which may involve screaming, crying, stomping their feet, dropping to the floor or all of the above. Of course, this is stressful no matter where it happens, but when it’s in a public ...

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One in four teen girls at highest risk of depression

LONDON: One in four adolescent girls, especially poor, are at an increased risk of depression, a team of Briton researchers has recently found. The researchers from the University of Liverpool and University College London found that a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at ...

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UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos

LONDON: The blueprint for life – DNA – has been altered in human embryos for the first time in the UK. The team at the Francis Crick Institute are unravelling the mysteries of the earliest moments of life. Understanding what happens after a sperm fertilises an egg could lead to ...

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Is the world going to end on September 23

DOOMSDAY could be sooner than you think if you are to believe conspiracy theorists claiming a planet will collide with Earth on September 23. That’s this coming Saturday in case you had any last minute things to get done. Bible passages apparently supporting a centuries’ old prediction of the end ...

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Ways To Have A Happy Relationship

Although there is still a lot of sexism in our society today, the dynamics between men and women in relationships together has changed for the better. Of course, there are exceptions, but generally speaking, men and women within a relationship believe themselves to be equal. The dynamic does vary between ...

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Rise in number of pregnant women smoking heavily

The risk of babies being born earlier or at a lower birth weight has not fallen in one of the country’s main maternity hospitals because so many pregnant women are continuing to smoke heavily, a new study reveals. The risk of babies being born earlier or at a lower birth ...

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