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The assumptions journalists make about education after high school

  If your college experience included a dorm room, four years studying in ivy-covered libraries and an eventual job offer that earned you more money than you made before, it does not represent the realities of post-high school education in the United States today. Poynter’s upcoming two-day workshop will challenge the assumptions many people make about post-high school education — from college as Read More


Corruption Denies Millions Access to Quality Education in Nigeria

A student stands on a bench to write on the board at a floating school in the Makoko fishing community on the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria February 29, 2016. In Makoko is a sprawling slum of Nigeria’s megacity Lagos, and the school provides free educatio. Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters Education in Nigeria is in dire straits, and many Nigerians are acutely aware and concerned. At Read More


Education for fragile states

  This week, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will release its annual Goalkeepers report card assessing progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Among the expected findings is a prediction that by 2050, nearly 90 percent of global poverty will be concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa, and two-thirds of the world’s poorest people will live in just ten countries. The ability to identify Read More


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Get The Perfect Coating You Need

If your business puts coatings on cars, planes, or other types of metals, you need coatings that are going to be durable and last a long time. Sometimes, these coatings can seem impossible to find, but you can find the best coatings at a great price in a few quick steps. Talk To Other Coaters The first step would be Read More


Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Following a simple lifestyle, such as eating all food within 10 hours, can restore balance, help to lose weight, stave off metabolic disease and maintain health, suggests a study led by one of an Indian-origin. The study, conducted over mice, suggests that the health problems associated with disruptions to animals’ 24-hour rhythms of activity and rest — which in humans Read More


High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma

The growth of children in the first three years of their life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age, says a study. According to recent studies, excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher risk of childhood asthma. The new Read More


Sitting for too long, here’s what happens when you don’t move often

Did you know prolonged sedentary time could lead to health risks? Sitting for too many hours per day or sitting without a break is known to harm your body, a new study reveals. While the evidence on the adverse effects of prolonged sedentary time continues to increase, further studies are needed to determine the most effective and practical interventions for Read More


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5 Handy Items to Keep In a Vehicle

Every vehicle should have an emergency pack within the trunk. However, there are a few items that can truly save the day that usually aren’t found in an emergency pack. These items are easy to find, affordable, and worth their weight in gold when they are needed. Blankets For people who live in regions that have cold winters, blankets are Read More


6 lesser-known reasons why you may be getting a headache

There are different types of headaches and different factors causing it. So, a headache caused during a migraine will be different from the headache caused by eating something very cold. Here are 5 lesser-known causes of headaches: * Migraine: Migraines cause recurring types of headaches that can be severe and accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Triggers for this could be stress, hormonal changes, Read More


Stay calm and meditate, mindfulness can boost pain tolerance

Mindfulness — a meditative practice that focusses on paying attention to the present moment — can increase person’s tolerance to pain, a study has found. Researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine in the US analysed data obtained from a study published in 2015 that compared mindfulness meditation to placebo analgesia. They sought to determine if dispositional mindfulness, an individual’s Read More