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Monday February 19, 2018

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How to Protect Yourself in Cold Weather

When you're exposed to the cold, the first line of defense is to wear loose-fitting and dry clothing. Dress in layers. If you work in the cold, or exercise outside, wear clothing made of polypropylene, which will wick perspiration away from the skin and keep your body dry. Also, wear a hat and scarf. 

EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, cloud forests are dying, and wildlife is scrambling to keep pace. It's becoming clear that humans have caused most of the past century's warming by releasing heat-trapping gases as we power our modern lives. Called greenhouse gases, their levels are higher now than in the last 650,000 years. 

Social media usage is associated with symptoms of depression, anxiety and loneliness in some people.

There’s been a lot of talk recently that social media has a negative impact on our mental health, and you might be looking at the beginning of the new year as an opportunity for digital detoxing. 

The photographer finding hope in the darkest moments.

"I thought, 'Right hand? Eyes?'"—he realized that all of these were intact—"and I thought, 'I can work.'" Giles Duley 

Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disorder.

Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disorder that develops gradually and gets progressively worse over time. It is known to account for over 60% of all cases of dementia.  

There are a couple of ways people are turning ordinary homes into smart homes.

In 1923, brilliant Swiss-born architect Le Corbusier described a house as "a machine for living in"—and slowly, during the 20th century, that metaphor turned into reality. First, the arrival of convenient, electric power started to strip away the drudgery from all kinds of domestic chores, including washing clothes , dishes and vacuuming the floor. 

Stand up for people who are bullied.

Bullying is aggressive behaviour that is typically repeated over time. It is meant to cause harm, fear or distress or create a negative environment at school for another person. Bullying occurs in a situation where there is a real or perceived power imbalance. 

How to Tackle Technology with Children in the Digital Age

It’s impossible to ignore the fact that the coming generations will be growing up with more and more technology. It’s everywhere and impossible to hide from. But that means that you need to set boundaries and make rules for your children, to allow them to safely explore. 

Sophia the humanoid robot just became a 'robot citizen'

 The kingdom of Saudi Arabia officially granted citizenship to the humanoid robot during a program at the Future Investment Initiative, a summit that links deep-pocketed Saudis with inventors hoping to shape the future.  

Time is a special resource that you cannot store or save for later use.

It is a set of principles, practices, skills, tools and systems that help you use your time to accomplish what you want. Time is a special resource that you cannot store or save for later use. Everyone has the exact same amount of time each day. Time not well used cannot be retrieved. 

 
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