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Food learning theory for obese women

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:42
Obese women may have a "food learning impairment" that could explain their attitude to food, research from Yale School of Medicine suggests.

Controversial statin rules go ahead

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:42
Doctors are told to offer cholesterol-lowering statins to millions more people in a massive and controversial expansion in prescribing.

The street photos of a 1950s nanny

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:26
The nanny who took more than 100,000 photos of daily life

The virus detective who discovered Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:25
The young medic who discovered the deadly Ebola bug

Online child abuse reports surge

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:25
Reports of child abuse images found on the internet have surged this month, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: The whalebone sculptor

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:24
Artist Hamilton Coelho, best known for gigantic whalebone sculptures, gives a tour of his studio and home at the end of the longest beach in the world, Praia do Cassino in Brazil.

Advice for foreigners on how Britons walk

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:23
Advice for foreigners on how Britons walk

Falklands residents' photos on show

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:21
Falklands residents' photos of their home

How to ask for $250m

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:21
The dos and don'ts of pitching for business investment

Is it anti-social to use barbecues in parks?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:19
The angry backlash against barbecues in parks

Child car seat installers 'failing'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:09
Many retailers who offer to install child car seats free of charge are guilty of "serious failings", according to a Which? investigation

VIDEO: Bill and Hillary Clinton's 52-year deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:50
Bill Clinton says he made a deal with his wife Hillary that after she supported his political career for 26 years, he would do the same whatever career she chose.

Manning to receive gender treatment

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:45
The US military will begin treatment for national security document leaker Chelsea Manning for her gender-identity condition.

Libya Asks U.N. For Assistance In Protecting Oil And Airports

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:42

Fighting worsened at the Tripoli airport and around the country. Libya's central government admitted it is too weak to protect infrastructure or control warring militia groups.

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Sizing Down Food Waste: What's The Worst Thing To Toss?

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:41

Americans throw out a lot of food. And a lot of meat. That means our waste has a bigger impact on the global food supply than vegetarian discards. Why? Blame it on hidden calories.

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Van Gaal unveiling ushers in new era

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:12
Louis van Gaal delivers an assured performance as he is formally introduced as the new manager of Manchester United.

Scottish Euro chances in balance

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:09
Scotland's three Europa League representatives all record draws in the first legs of their Europa League qualifying ties.

A Day Of Tumult, Tragedy And Violence In Europe And Middle East

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-17 13:57

A Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in eastern Ukraine, possibly shot down by a missile. And in Gaza, Israel has launched a ground offensive against Hamas forces.

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Malaysian jet crashes in Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 13:49
All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a Malaysian airliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack.

Yes, Facebook is sucking your soul

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2014-07-17 13:44

Once again, social science has done what it so often does: Proven that which we already knew deep in our souls.

In this case, it's that Facebook is bad for us.

In the June edition of the journal Computers in Human Behavior actual peer reviewed studies proved that thesis.

The first showed that the longer people are on Facebook, the worse the mood they were in afterward.

The second showed that that's in part because being on Facebook leaves people with a feeling - and this is a quote - "of not having done anything meaningful."

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