Stop Worrying About Buying Carbon Offsets for Your Flights

21. November 2018 - Wired Transportation
Many airlines must offset their emissions to meet a UN agreement, so they're done relying on individuals, which is likely more effective anyway.

Gesundes Leben - Eine Nonnenstudie

29. November 2017

Längeres und gesünderes Leben durch Kloster?! 


Dass Frauen länger leben als Männer, ist schon längst kein Geheimnis mehr und hat verschiedene Ursachen. Durchschnittlich 5 Jahre mehr dürfen Frauen auf dieser Welt verbringen als Männer. Ein Zitat aus den 60er/70er Jahren fasst das folgendermaßen zusammen: „Women are sicker, but men die quicker“. Die große Frage ist bloß: Sind die M

Wahnsinn, Moderne, Vielfalt – Das Phänomen Megastadt

17. September 2017

Wahnsinn, Moderne, Vielfalt – Das Phänomen Megastadt
 
Megacity, Megastadt oder Riesenstadt. Begriffe, die jeder kennt oder zumindest schon mal gehört hat. Laut der Definition der Vereinten Nationen gilt eine Stadt als Megacity, wenn sie die 10-Millionen-Einwohnermarke geknackt hat, was heutzutage auf circa 30 Städte weltweit zutrifft. Ein ziemlich starker Anstieg, wenn man bedenkt, dass

Europa im Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten…?!Europa im Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten…?!

17. September 2017

Wenn vom Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten die Rede ist, werden sich wohl die meisten Menschen an ihren Geschichtsunterricht in der Schule zurückerinnern. Viele werden dabei an das 19. Jahrhundert und den Beginn des Ersten Weltkriegs denken oder sie erinnern sich an den meist ungeliebten Merkzahlenkatalog mit Daten wie 18. Januar 1871 – Proklamation des Deutschen Kaiserreichs. Man bekam ge

Stop Worrying About Buying Carbon Offsets for Your Flights

21. November 2018 - Wired Transportation
Many airlines must offset their emissions to meet a UN agreement, so they're done relying on individuals, which is likely more effective anyway.

Watch 2 Helicopter Pilots Pull Off A Daring Wildfire Rescue

21. November 2018 - Wired Transportation
Two chopper pilots pulled off a daring rescue from the Woolsey Fire, plucking three people and two dogs off a ridge in hideous flying conditions.

Creepy or Not, Face Scans Are Speeding up Airport Security

21. November 2018 - Wired Transportation
Who cares if you hate it? This time- and effort-saving tech is spreading, and fast.

Airport Wi-Fi Is Safe, Plus Travel Scoops You May Have Missed

21. November 2018 - Wired Transportation
On this greatest of travel days, we're reviewing our favorite here-to-there stories, from airport face scans to holiday traffic jams.

The Columnists on Secrets

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
Author Fran Lebowitz, director Lee Daniels, radio host Diane Rehm, and others discuss secrets -- and the importance of keeping confidences -- in this fifth episode of WSJ. Magazine's series, The Columnists.

A 20th Century Townhouse in Amsterdam That'll Appeal to Museum-Goers

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
Although the home-which sold last week-underwent a thorough renovation in 2017, bringing it up to the highest modern specifications, it retains its original facade and many of its original features.

Big in China: Tiny Electric Cars

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
Small, slow and super cheap: China's low-speed electric vehicles, or LSEVs, are bringing the thrill of driving to the masses—and hampering the government's efforts to develop an upscale EV industry. Image: Crystal Tai

Russian Defeat at Interpol Is Greeted With Relief by the West

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
Interpol has elected a South Korean police official as its president, rejecting a Russian general whose candidacy had drawn strong opposition from Western politicians and rights groups. Image: Zuma Press

Cheek Crunches and Eye Push Ups: Fitness or Fad?

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
Facial trainers are bringing back a workout that promises to conquer wrinkles and double chins. Photo: Facegym

Bear Necessities: The Charts That Predict Market Downturns

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
Is a bear market on the horizon? WSJ markets reporter Riva Gold analyzes the trends that came before the dot-com bubble burst and the financial crisis hit.

Salvaging Risky Mortgages

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
A scrappy breed of independent investor is cashing in on the trade in defaulted mortgages, often on homes purchased in the lead-up to the housing crisis a decade ago. Photo: Erica Berenstein/The Wall Street Journal

How to Read Trump's Statement on Khashoggi Killing

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
In a statement Tuesday, President Trump signaled that he plans to stand beside Saudi Arabia after the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But as WSJ's Gerald F. Seib explains, it won't be that simple. Photo: Getty

The WSJ's Holiday Season Tech Gift Guide

21. November 2018 - WSJ Most Popular
From a mug that keeps your coffee warm to a tracker that helps you find your lost keys, WSJ Personal Tech columnists Joanna Stern and David Pierce have the gadget gifts to solve at least some of your problems this holiday season. Photo illustration: Heather Seidel / The Wall Street Journal

The 'mini-Glastonbury' in a Birmingham back garden

21. November 2018 - BBC Entertainment
A music festival in a suburban garden is helping mental health patients tackle their issues.

Birmingham artist sells 'bad' doodles for charity

21. November 2018 - BBC Entertainment
Jon Arton started giving away bad doodles after being inundated with requests for free sketches.

Millie Bobby Brown: 'I've been bullied... that inspires me'

21. November 2018 - BBC Entertainment
The Stranger Things actor discusses her role as the youngest ever Unicef Goodwill ambassador.

Gaza Strip's only concert grand piano makes music again

21. November 2018 - BBC Entertainment
The only concert grand piano in Gaza has been restored and played in a rare concert.

The composer whose brother took the credit

21. November 2018 - BBC Entertainment
Fanny Mendelssohn was a prolific composer, but her music is less well-known than her brother Felix's.

Anne-Marie: Being an 'empath' helps me write songs

21. November 2018 - BBC Entertainment
Singer songwriter Anne-Marie describes what it is like being highly sensitive to other people's feelings.

Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area

21. November 2018 - BBC Health
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations, A&E and mental health treatment.

Harvey's gang: Haemophilia patient trades places with doctor

21. November 2018 - BBC Health
James McGleenan, 11, swaps places with his doctor to find out what happens when blood is taken.

I'm A Celeb's Anne Hegerty opens up about Asperger's

21. November 2018 - BBC Health
Fans watched her speak about her condition with former EastEnders actress Rita Simons and other campmates.

Terror survivors: Mental health services must improve 'dramatically'

21. November 2018 - BBC Health
Terror survivors say there is a severe lack of long-term support to process psychological trauma.

William talks of being 'tipped over the edge'

21. November 2018 - BBC Health
The Duke of Cambridge said he "felt things" he "never felt before" following 999 calls as a pilot.

'Asking about suicide doesn’t cause suicide'

21. November 2018 - BBC Health
Suicide rates in America are rising, particularly among white, middle-aged men. This summer camp helps families deal with their grief.

E. coli outbreak: Romaine lettuce probed in US and Canada

21. November 2018 - BBC Health
At least 50 people in the US and Canada have been infected, health officials say.

Parents 'not wholly to blame for child weight gain'

21. November 2018 - BBC Health
A study suggests parents adapt their feeding styles in line with a child's natural weight and size.

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