Pyt doesn’t have an exact English translation, but there’s a rich strain of psychological research devoted to its benefits in everyday life.
Julie Broderick, Trinity College Dublin The effect of exercise on health is profound. It can protect you from a range of conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers. But the type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age. To ensure that you are doing the right type of…
It’s time to tell the truth about immigration.
Introducing colour and light to a traditionally dark place.
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Here’s how to spot it.
Scientists have discovered new evidence of a drought that finished off the Akkadian Empire 4,000 years ago.
Social media promised to be a democratising platform for citizen journalists – but now its limitations are becoming clear.
Brazil’s new president wants to sacrifice the environment, but he faces some constraints.
New vegan ranges pose a dilemma.
Companies tie their flag to a social movement or political moment because they think there’s money in it. But if it helps change the world a little, that’s fine too.
Men, who are arguably the least risk-aware when it comes to breast cancer, are largely overlooked in awareness material, and remain ill-informed.
Anything is possible in the world of computers games – except women who fight, apparently.
Men have come to dominate military combat but new evidence suggests this might be more an accident than an inevitability of evolution.
Heavy hip-hop or heart-plucking instrumental strings? Every player has their favourites, but they all play their part in match preparation.
The first worldwide skateboarding conference, Pushing Boarders, showed how skateboarding is evolving to include people of all genders, ethnicities and sexualities.