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  Educational success, or failure, begins at home. Lack of sleep, poor diet, obesity, and a lack of parental support have all been linked to poor academic performance. The good news is that studies suggest that students who live in homes with healthy behaviours, regular routines, and good communication have...
The benefits of a certification scheme, in terms of a public health intervention, in terms of incentivising vaccination, those benefits outweigh the concerns that still remain. Humza Yousaf MSP September 2 2021 Those were the words of the health minister as he announced a major policy shift by the Scottish government...
Generational thinking is a big idea that’s been horribly corrupted and devalued by endless myths and stereotypes. These clichés have fuelled fake battles between “snowflake” millennials and “selfish” baby boomers, with younger generations facing a “war on woke” and older generations accused of “stealing” the future from the young. As...
Hurricane Ida hit the Louisiana coast with 150 mph winds on Aug. 29, 2021, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans on nearly the same path. Ida was one of the most intense tropical storms on record in the state. Its storm surge was less than...
Seventy-five years ago, in August 1946, George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” was published in the United States. It was a huge success, with over a half-million copies sold in its first year. “Animal Farm” was followed three years later by an even bigger success: Orwell’s dystopian novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four.” In the...
Since the withdrawal of American and NATO forces from Afghanistan in July, the Taliban have swiftly taken control of large parts of the country. The president has fled and the government has fallen. Emboldened by their success, lack of resistance by Afghan forces and minimal international pressure, the Taliban have...
Face masks have been a crucial part of the UK’s strategy to contain COVID-19, but have also evoked contradictory emotions and reactions. Some see masks as an important means to halt the virus’s spread, as well as a sign of social consideration and altruism. Others have politicised them, seeing...
The demand for electronic cigarettes is increasing day by day in almost every region. It's been a decade since this debate has been going on if electronic cigarettes/vaping is better than traditional smoking. That’s why many people still do not believe in the benefits of e-cigarette. In fact, vaping...
The 1964 Olympics in Tokyo banned all athletes who took part in a counter-competition a year earlier called the Games of the New Emerging Forces, which were dubbed the left-wing Olympics (AP Photo) The Olympic Charter states one of the fundamental principles of Olympism is that “sports organizations within the Olympic...
Mark Zuckerberg wants to reinvent Facebook. He has been telling analysts and journaliststhat he wants the company to lead the way to a completely different internet. He said: In the coming years, I expect people will transition from seeing us primarily as a social media company to seeing us as...