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New Study Reveals That Our Brains Solve Problems Whilst We Sleep

A grain of truth is often to be found in age-old remedies, with science often proving concepts and advice that our forefathers have been using for centuries. When faced with a dilemma, how many times have we been advised to "sleep on it" in the hope that the right solution will come to us while we slumber?

It seems that science has now proved that this sage advice also has a basis in truth, according to the results of a recent study conducted by researchers at École normale supérieure in Paris.
See video This weekend, hundreds of thousands of people will take to the streets for the People’s Climate March, part of the biggest global protest ever to highlight the issue of climate change.

The march will take place in New York on September 21st, ahead of a major United Nations summit that is bringing together government leaders from...

After years of being told that fat consumption is a dietary no-no, the latest research indicates that sugar, not fat, is the real demon in our diets.
Fat was labelled the bad guy years ago in what was essentially a political decision which pandered to the immense weight of the sugar industry.

IN WHITLEY'S JOURNAL

It's no secret that this particular anniversary of 911 is as dangerous a time as we have faced in years. ISIL has recruited possibly more than a thousand people carrying US passports, who can enter and leave this country at will. There is no evidence that US intelligence knows who they all are, or perhaps who any of them are.
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As the hot debate over whether the next "Miss Universe" beauty pageant will take place in 2014, 2015 or not all, the real question we should be asking ourselves is: what actually is the Universe? Is it the vast, limitless vacuum of space that we conventionally perceive it to be, or could it be...a hologram?

And if it was, wou...

IN ANNE'S DIARY

I’ve talked about green, I’ve talked about blue, now I’m going to talk about pink—Pepto-Bismol pink, which is soothing not just because it's the color of a notably gentle medication. The color itself is soothing, so much so t...
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