CHEMICALS USED IN PLASTIC ARE LINKED TO LOWER IQS IN BABIES

Tue 19 November 2019: A new study now finds that the chemicals which are used in some plastic materials, soap, cosmetic and cleaning products have been linked to lower IQs in developing babies and children. The study has found that the effect is particularly on boys. The long-term study based in Sweden saw experts looking […]

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ERDOĞAN LAUNCHES MASS TREE PLANTING EVENT IN TURKEY

Mon 11 November 2019: President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday kick-started Turkey’s mass tree planting event, which aims to break a world record by planting the highest number of saplings in an hour. More than 11 million saplings will be planted during the “Breath for the Future” campaign organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and […]

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NEW ZEALAND FIRM’S PERMANENT 4-DAY WEEK PROVES GREAT SUCCESS

New Zealand firm’s permanent 4-day week proves great success Fri 08 November 2019: A New Zealand estate planning company, which made headlines when it trialed a four-day workweek last year, has seen a significant increase in productivity since it made the change permanent, with staff spending less time surfing the internet. Perpetual Guardian tried cutting […]

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WOMAN FALLS IN FRONT OF METRO TRAIN WHILE DISTRACTED BY PHONE (VIDEO)

Woman falls in front of metro train while distracted by phone (VIDEO) Sat 02 November 2019: A chilling new video shows CCTV footage of a woman who falls onto the path of an oncoming train on the Madrid Metro after being distracted by her phone. Metro officials tweeted out the footage, with the caption “For […]

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Authors Atwood and Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Authors Atwood and Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize Wed 16 October 2019: Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments” and Bernardine Evaristo’s “Girl, Woman, Other” jointly won the Booker Prize in London on Monday, in a surprise announcement by the judges of the major literary prize. “Neither of us expected to win this,” Atwood said in her acceptance […]

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Suicides kill more people than natural calamities, WHO report

Mon 14 October 2019: Mental health disorders affect 20% of working population, will cost global economy $16 trillion by 2030 Suicides due to mental disorders take more lives every year than terrorism or natural calamities. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year due to psychological reasons. On […]

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