Maori leaders speak out against anti-vaccine rally

Maori leaders speak out against anti-vaccine rally

Maori warriors are up in arms over an anti-vaccine protest in New Zealand. Multiple war mourning haka groups have protested against a planned anti-vaccine rally, accusing the rally of propping up “anti-culturalism.” More than…

While Hudson Yards is growing up, it's becoming less accessible

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While Hudson Yards is growing up, it’s becoming less accessible

In planning Manhattan’s L-bend, the developers attempted to match that stretch of sidewalk with trees, grass, and spray-painted red crosswalks. But the interventions were too disconnected from its real-world context – and ignored the…

Gone but not forgotten: Africa's science talent

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Gone but not forgotten: Africa’s science talent

Image copyright PA Image caption Nigeria’s Rotimi Olowo, among the continent’s stars of the sciences, is planning to leave Two of Africa’s leading maths and science minds are leaving the continent in the next…

Why Canada is breaking its anti-smoking law

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Why Canada is breaking its anti-smoking law

By Tom Keene and Sara Austen, CNN (CNN) — After 40 years, Canada is officially getting rid of pack size limits on tobacco products. Why is it different than the United States? It isn’t….

Man dead after rabies death by raccoon

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Man dead after rabies death by raccoon

A man is dead after being bitten by a rabid raccoon in Hayden, Idaho, and health officials say that rabies is now the primary cause of death in a person reported to die in…

Meditation on the effects of meditating

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Meditation on the effects of meditating

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mindfulness is one of the latest developments in meditation Meditation is said to reduce stress and anxiety and lead to improved wellbeing. With more people taking up mindfulness,…