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Jobs That Wreck Your Sleep

Jobs That Wreck Your Sleep | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Having trouble staying awake at work? WebMD shows you a few jobs that might keep you from getting enough sleep.
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UNESCO International Fund for Cultural Diversity

UNESCO International Fund for Cultural Diversity | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it

UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) supports projects that aim to foster the emergence of a dynamic cultural sector, primarily by facilitating the introduction of new cultural policies and cultural industries, or strengthening existing ones.

The purpose of the IFCD is to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing and least-developed countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.

Source Link: http://www.fundsforngos.org/latest-funds-for-ngos/call-applicationsinternational-fund-cultural-diversityunesco/#ixzz1slHHfyeb


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TIME 100 Pictures: Louis CK, Hillary Clinton, Messi, More | LightBox | TIME.com

TIME 100 Pictures: Louis CK, Hillary Clinton, Messi, More | LightBox | TIME.com | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
From media magnates and shapewear superstars to a humanoid robot and the President of the United States, LightBox presents the portraits of this year's TIME 100 issue.
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Study: Canada Fast Food is the World’s Saltiest |

Study: Canada Fast Food is the World’s Saltiest | | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Canadas fast food among the Worlds saltiest indicates a recent study...
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Mexican Photo Art Focuses on Weapon Effects |

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A photo-art show focusing on the trade in firearms and their deadly effects in Mexico may soon be going to the United States, the same place where many of the weapons come from.
The show, "A Farewell to Arms. Contraband on the Border," uses photos and artwork to illustrate how the illegal weapons trade has affected Mexico, where more than 47,000 people have died in drug-related violence since late 2006.
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Survey: Age 33 Is the Happiest Year of Your Life

Survey: Age 33 Is the Happiest Year of Your Life | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Many respondents claimed that their happiness at 33 came from fulfillment in their professional lives, as well as having a support system of family and friends.
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College education leads to better health

College education leads to better health | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
A report card released on Tuesday ranking the relative health of people in more than 3,000 U.S. counties showed that those with more college-educated residents had fewer premature deaths and fewer reports of being in poor or fair health.
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Standing Up on the Job: One Way to Improve Your Health

Standing Up on the Job: One Way to Improve Your Health | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Another study finds that sitting for too long increases your risk of death, even if you exercise regularly...
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One of the main highlights is that U.S. Hispanic consumers will spend more than $17.6 billion on mobile devices and over $500 million on mobile apps in 2012. Other insights include Social network usage, amount of apps per use and how often users live stream sports events.

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Young children learn about prejudice by instruction, older children by experience

Young children learn about prejudice by instruction, older children by experience | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
For a six-year-old, one of the most powerful educational tools may be direct instruction, according to new research on how children learn about prejudice.
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Watching Harry Potter films enhances creativity in children

Watching Harry Potter films enhances creativity in children | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Parents who feel guilty about letting their young children watch too many fantasy movies on TV can relax. Researchers have discovered that youngsters who watch films like Harry Potter improve their imagination and creativity.
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The Euro Crisis Is Hurting Cultural Groups

The Euro Crisis Is Hurting Cultural Groups | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Europe’s economic problems, and the austerity programs meant to address them, are forcing arts institutions there to curtail programs, tours and grants.
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Foods' Aromas Might Help You Lose Weight: MedlinePlus

Foods' Aromas Might Help You Lose Weight: MedlinePlus | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Strong smells lead people to take smaller bites of food, which suggests that aroma might be used as a way to control portion size, new research suggests.

The study included volunteers who ate a custard-like dessert while they were exposed to different scents. The stronger the smell, the smaller the participants' bites of food, the Dutch researchers found.

The study was published March 20 in the journal Flavour.
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7 Foods You Really Should Eat Before You Die

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These foods listed below, however, are the ones you should eat often and rely on for your happiness and sustenance. You need to have the good version of them before you die — or sooner.


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Travel money essentials: Lonely Planet’s top tips for cash, cards and travellers cheques - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet

Travel money essentials: Lonely Planet’s top tips for cash, cards and travellers cheques - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Read Travel money essentials: Lonely Planet’s top tips for cash, cards and travellers cheques for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet...
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More U.S. Children of Immigrants Are Leaving U.S.

More U.S. Children of Immigrants Are Leaving U.S. | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
In growing numbers, experts say, highly educated children of immigrants to the United States are uprooting themselves and moving to their ancestral countries. They are embracing homelands that their parents once spurned but that are now economic powers.
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peter's comment, April 16, 2012 6:28 PM
Hola, hay que ayudar sobre todo a los niños, son unos seres fragiles y muy sensilbes que necesitan todo nuestro esfuerzo.
Saludos,
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What Neuroscience Tells Us About Deepening Learning

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The more frequently a student's brain retrieves and connects information, the better the chance that the student will recall it quickly and accurately.
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Math Matters, Even for Little Kids

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Everyone knows that children who are not reading at grade level by 3rd grade are fated to struggle academically throughout school. Concerns about early literacy skills are justified because reading skills at kindergarten entry predict later academic achievement. But guess what predicts later academic success better than early reading? Early math skills.

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Could You Be Sleeping on the Wrong Side of the Bed? Daily Mail | Apartment Therapy

Could You Be Sleeping on the Wrong Side of the Bed? Daily Mail | Apartment Therapy | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
I've heard of getting up on the wrong side of the bed before, but can you actually go to sleep on the wrong side? Yes, if you believe a new study that shows the side you choose to sleep on correlates with your mood and personality.
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Does Our Dog's Behavior Reflect Who We Are?

Does Our Dog's Behavior Reflect Who We Are? | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it

First impressions are important and, like it or not, how your dog behaves is a reflection on what type of person people view you as. Studies show that when a stranger comes across your pup, he or she will recognize certain behaviors in your dog, which they will link up to you.

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Voters favor deep-voiced politicians

Voters favor deep-voiced politicians | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Candidates with lower-pitched voices may get more votes in the 2012 election. A new study by biologists and a political scientist shows that both men and women prefer political candidates with deeper voices.
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Facebook's dark side

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For the average narcissist, Facebook "offers a gateway for hundreds of shallow relationships and emotionally detached communication," one expert says.
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Friendly-to-a-fault, yet tense: Personality traits traced in brain

Friendly-to-a-fault, yet tense: Personality traits traced in brain | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Friendly to a fault, yet tense? A personality profile marked by overly gregarious yet anxious behavior is rooted in abnormal development of a circuit hub buried deep in the front center of the brain.
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Understanding Why Autistic People May Reject Social Touch | Healthland | TIME.com

Understanding Why Autistic People May Reject Social Touch | Healthland | TIME.com | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
One of the hardest challenges for families facing autism is the problem of touch. Often, autistic children resist hugging and other types of physical contact, causing distress all around.
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