Do Compression Sports Clothes Really Improve Performance?

Do Compression Sports Clothes Really Improve Performance?

Do Compression Sports Clothes Really Improve Performance? Compression garments are pieces of clothing that fit tight around the skin. In medical contexts, compression garments provide support for people who have to stand for long periods or have poor circulation. These come in varying degrees of compression, and higher degree compression sleeves, such[…]

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Water-Rich History On Mars

Water-Rich History On Mars

Water-Rich History On Mars. Ever since Galileo began looking at astronomical objects through telescopes, people have been able to observe the seasonal growth and decay of the Martian polar caps. Until recently, scientists assumed they were analogous to the ones on Earth. In 1877, Italian Giovanni Schiaparelli observed lined features[…]

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Meg And Sonya, One Too Many

Meg And Sonya, One Too Many

Meg And Sonya, One Too Many. Meg was in her late-twenties and had been married just over a year. Janice, her friend, accompanied her to her appointment. Her slim, quiet and withdrawn demeanour belied her driven motivation once her mind was made up. Janice was doing most of the initial[…]

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Dissociated Identity Changing Psychologists’ Definition Of Self

Dissociated Identity Changing Psychologists’ Definition Of Self

Dissociated Identity Changing Psychologists’ Definition Of Self. There are three major dissociative disorders defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published by the American Psychiatric Association: Dissociative amnesia. The main symptom is memory loss that’s more severe than normal forgetfulness and that can’t be explained by a[…]

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Humanly Inexplicable

Humanly Inexplicable

Humanly Inexplicable. I have seen Christians in communist prisons with 50 lbs of chains on their feet, tortured with red-hot iron pokers, in whose throats spoonfuls of salt had been forced, being kept afterwards without water, starving, whipped, suffering from cold, and praying with fervour for the communists. This is[…]

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Freaking Out!

Freaking Out!

Freaking Out! Steve was in his first year at university and since the beginning of his initial semester, his anxiety level had skyrocketed. He dreaded particular sessions where the lecturers would randomly pick on students to answer questions in a large class or in a smaller tutorial. It got to[…]

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9 Of World’s Biggest Fishing Firms To Protect Oceans

9 Of World’s Biggest Fishing Firms To Protect Oceans

9 Of World’s Biggest Fishing Firms To Protect Oceans. The world’s largest seafood companies have issued a ten-point statement committing to action on ocean stewardship following the first “keystone dialogue” between scientists and business leaders. The companies commit to improving transparency and traceability and reducing illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing[…]

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Sloth

Sloth

Sloth. Sloths are mammals classified in the families Megalonychidae (two-toed sloths) and Bradypodidae (three-toed sloths). There are six extant species of sloths. They are named after the capital sin of sloth because they seem slow and lazy at first glance; however, their usual idleness is due to metabolic adaptations for conserving energy. Aside from their surprising bursts of speed during emergency flights from predators,[…]

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How Gratitude Changes You And Your Brain

How Gratitude Changes You And Your Brain

How Gratitude Changes You And Your Brain. Robert Emmons, perhaps the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude, argues that gratitude has two key components, which he describes in a Greater Good essay, “Why Gratitude Is Good.” “First,” he writes, “it’s an affirmation of goodness. We affirm that there are good[…]

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Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void

Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void

Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void. The Laniakea Supercluster, also called Local Supercluster or Local SCl or sometimes Lenakaeia, is the galaxy supercluster that is home to the Milky Way and approximately 100,000 other nearby galaxies. It was defined in September 2014, when a group of astronomers including R. Brent Tully of the University of Hawaii and Hélène Courtois of the University of[…]

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The Paradox Of Evil

The Paradox Of Evil

The Paradox Of Evil. The Paradox of evil is this, however, that the providence of God uses the intense suffering it permits to perfect the Son himself and to perfect all those who, by holy baptism, have been made sons. The fiery baptism of pain becomes, by Christ’s bearing of[…]

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The Female Journalists Defying Taboos And Braving Death Threats

The Female Journalists Defying Taboos And Braving Death Threats

The Female Journalists Defying Taboos And Braving Death Threats. Members of parliament opposed to the landmark 2009 Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW) law, notably the parliamentary Judicial Commission headed by Nazir Ahmad Hanafi, continued their efforts to amend the law to remove provisions regulating the minimum age of marriage, prescribing[…]

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Is Everyone Racist?

Is Everyone Racist?

Is Everyone Racist? Thoughts and feelings are “implicit” if we are unaware of them or mistaken about their nature. We have a bias when, rather than being neutral, we have a preference for (or aversion to) a person or group of people. Thus, we use the term “implicit bias” to[…]

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The Best Of Washington State And Oregon

The Best Of Washington State And Oregon. Washington, a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, is located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Olympia is the state capital. Washington is sometimes referred to as Washington State or the State of Washington to distinguish it from Washington, D.C., the capital of the U.S., which[…]

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Lily of the Valley

Lily Of The Valley

Lily Of The Valley. Lily of the valley, scientific name Convallaria majalis, is a sweet scented, highly poisonous woodland flowering plant that is native throughout the cool temperate Northern Hemisphere in Asia and Europe. In the APG III system, the genus is placed in the famil y Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoidaea (formerly the family Ruscaceae). Convallaria majalis is a herbaceous perennial[…]

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WIN/Gallup International Association’s End of Year Survey.

WIN/Gallup International Association’s End of Year Survey

WIN/Gallup International Association’s End of Year Survey. WIN/Gallup International Association’s End of Year survey is a global study that collects the public’s view on the challenges that the world faces today. Ongoing since 1977, WIN/Gallup International has always considered that giving a Voice to the People is one of the responsibilities of market researchers and[…]

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NGC 3918

NGC 3918

NGC 3918. NGC 3918 is the brightest planetary nebula in the southern constellation of Centaurus, nicknamed the “Blue Planetary” or “The Southerner”. It was discovered by Sir John Herschel in March 1834, and around 4900 light-years from Earth. The slightly oval diameter is telescopically between 8 and 10 arcsec, though deep images extends this to about[…]

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CRISPR, The Gene-Editing Technique Has A Dangerous Flaw

CRISPR, The Gene-Editing Technique Has A Dangerous Flaw

CRISPR, The Gene-Editing Technique Has A Dangerous Flaw. The development of efficient and reliable ways to make precise, targeted changes to the genome of living cells is a long-standing goal for biomedical researchers. Recently, a new tool based on a bacterial CRISPR-associated protein-9 nuclease (Cas9) from Streptococcus pyogenes has generated considerable excitement. However,[…]

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On Suffering.

On Suffering

On Suffering. Who stands his ground? Only the man whose ultimate criterion is no his reason, his principles, his conscience, his freedom or his virtue, but who is ready to sacrifice all these things when he is called to obedient and responsible action in faith and exclusive allegiance to God.[…]

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Traumatised By Khalima

Traumatised By Khalima

Traumatised By Khalima. Sandra was an elementary school teacher who was also looking after her aged parents at home. Being the only breadwinner in the family, to continue working was important to her. She has had the services of house-helps from Indonesia and the Philippines over the years to care[…]

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Can A Christian Commit Suicide?

Can A Christian Commit Suicide?

Can A Christian Commit Suicide? This controversial topic has unfortunately often been addressed in emotional ways, not through biblical analysis. Those of us who grew up Roman Catholic have always heard suicide is a mortal sin that irretrievably sends people to hell. Influenced by the arguments of Augustine and Aquinas,[…]

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