8 Ways To Sleep Better When It’s Blistering Hot Outside

June 22, 2017

… what you eat during the day can affect the quality of your sleep. Dr. Joyce Walsleben, a sleep expert and retired professor of medicine at New York university, recommends eating a bit less during the day and choosing lighter foods so your gut isnt working overtime and creating more heat. Or a towel, or a teddy bear, or a water bottle the point is to take something cold with you to bed to help cool your sleep environment. 6. Take a cool shower or bath before bed A cool shower or bath can …


Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 19, 2017

… week. Thats part of our argument, that we are directly connected to the area though the work that weve done. We have a real economic interest in the preservation of Americas public lands, she added. Mark Squillace, a law professor at the university of Colorado, said Patagonias claim could hold up in court. Patagonia probably does have significant business interests that could be affected, Squillace, who worked under Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt during the last year of Bill Clintons …


Cosby, Castile, Carter: Three trials that gripped the nation

June 18, 2017

(CNN)A mistrial, an acquittal, a conviction. Three major trials that gripped the nation came to markedly different conclusions last week. All three ended as the week came to a close, each with its own result and its own reaction. Cosby attorney: I was concerned for his health Castile’s mom: Our civilization is devolving Did teen’s texts lead to her boyfriend’s suicide? …


Thousands March In Saint Paul After Philando Castile Verdict

June 17, 2017

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Death sentence for Facebook post amid Pakistan crackdown online

June 15, 2017

(CNN)A Pakistan government crackdown on freedom of speech online has reached worrying new levels, activists say, after a young man was sentenced to death over a series of Facebook posts. Amnesty International’s Pakistan campaigner, Nadia Rahman, said in a statement the conviction set a “dangerous precedent.” …


Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… imprisoned more than 100,000 of its own people in draconian, Soviet-style prison camps and spends millions on its military programs instead of its impoverished population. This time around, four Americans are being held in North Korea, including Kim Sang Duk and Kim Hak-song, two academics who worked at the Pyongyang university of Science and Technology; university of Virginia student Otto Warmbier; and businessman Kim Dong Chul. A new visit? Rodman’s expected visit to Pyongyang …


Second Lady Pence Pushes Bee Conservation, An Effort One Critic Labels ‘Hypocritical’

June 8, 2017

… been shown toimpact their ability to forage. Dennis vanEngelsdorp, an assistant professor of entomology at the university of Maryland and project director for the I think that means theyre aware that theres an issue, he said. And I think if people are aware, they realize the value in investing in solutions. Like others, Spivak is concerned about the administrations proposed budget cuts, but said much larger grassroots forces are at work, with more and more people realizing the importance of …


Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

Image copyright PA Image caption Theresa May often heads to the hills with her husband Philip Prime Minister Theresa May likes to stretch her legs up and down hills and mountains, saying she decided to call the current election while walking in the Welsh mountains. Mrs May has also said she and her husband Philip enjoy “quite strenuous walking up mountains in Switzerland”. It may be worth remembering that the prime minister studied Geography at Oxford university. And while …


The Portland Heroes Who Stood Up To Hate

May 29, 2017

… friends said he loved because it allowed him to spend more time with his four children. He was reportedly heading to his home in the Portland suburb of Happy Valley when Christian attacked on Friday afternoon. Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, at a poetry slam in 2013. Fletcher is the only survivor from the MAX train attack. Micahs always done that, she told CNN.Ive always worried about it. The Portland State university student is an avid poet whose works have addressed racism, bigotry and …


Painful Chinese Foot-Binding Was More Than An Erotic Practice, Study Finds

… Bossen and Gates book doesnt deny thatlotus feet were created to make a woman appear more desirable.Accounts written by feet-bound women in 19th century China, published by the university of Virginia, show that women often believed the tighter the foot-binding, the better the husbandtheyd attract. We often underestimate how important handwork was in Chinas pre-industrial economy, she told HuffPost. The intense pressure on women to work with their hands, to spin, weave, sew, and stitch cloth, …

May 27, 2017

Maryland campus stabbing evaluated as possible hate crime

(CNN)The FBI is helping to evaluate whether the fatal stabbing by a white student of a black student visiting the university of Maryland will be prosecuted as a hate crime, university police said Sunday. Richard Wilbur Collins III was with two friends on the university’s campus in College Park when he was approached by a man and stabbed in the chest with a knife Saturday morning, university of Maryland Police Chief David Mitchell told reporters. The 23-year-old had been commissioned as a …

May 22, 2017

NHS cyber-attack: Bosses fear further infections from ransomware – BBC News

… which included: St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London East and North Hertfordshire Trust James Paget university Hospitals Trust, Norfolk Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust York Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust university Hospital of North Midlands Trust Anne Rainsberry, NHS incident director, said pathology services were the most seriously affected, alongside imaging services, such as MRI and CT scans, and X-rays, which transmit images via computers. She …

May 16, 2017

Scientists May Be Vastly Underestimating The Extinction Risk Facing Some Species

But as staggering as those numbers may sound, they may still be vast underestimates,according to a recent study out of Columbia university that challenged the accuracy of methods used by theInternational Union for Conservation of Nature to determine the status of species. The research team, led by Don Melnick,a professor of conservation biology, came to these conclusions after assessing the IUCN Red List conservation status of 18 bird species endemic to the Western Ghats mountain chain of …

May 15, 2017