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5 ways cheering for your favorite World Cup team improves your health

Popular Science 02 Dec 2022
A 2019 study in the journal Communication and Sport found that fans of winning sports teams reported higher self-esteem two days after the game ... a triumphant comeback of the underdogs or the fairy tale moment of a superstar player carrying their team to the finals.

Why eating potatoes could help you ‘lose weight with little effort’: study

New York Post 28 Nov 2022
study ... Researchers have discovered the surprising health benefit of potatoes — as it turns out, these spuds are incredibly nutrient-dense and could be a crucial “part of a healthy diet,” according to a new study by researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

A holiday tradition, Appalachian Ballet Company shares a newer “Nutcracker”

The Maryville Daily Times 24 Nov 2022
Deise Mendonca, who takes the role of the Sugarplum Fairy for the Maryville performances is from Santa Catarina Brazil, where she studied at the Bolshoi Ballet School in Brazil for eight years ... She later joined the Professional Division program at Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) where she studied full-time from 2020-2022.

‘It’s very lonely’: International student opens up about studying in NZ

NewstalkZB 18 Nov 2022
In an empty room deep inside the Massey University library, Loyd Doron sits alone, eating his lunch, reflecting on the past four months. The 22-year-old film student left his small countryside town in the Philippines in July to study in Wellington. But his journey has been far from a fairy tale. And he never anticipated it would be quite so lonely ... .

Why has a top Russian politician proposed setting up an 'Agency for Loneliness?'

Russia Today 12 Nov 2022
According to a study by Indian scientist Sarvada Chandra Tiwari, the state is a “unique experience to each individual.” ... The study involved 10,000 people over the age of 14 ... Now, I see more people working on their mental health with professionals, and I also see how people go to study psychology to make their own life harmonious.”.

The biggest wild card in the climate crisis

The Citizens 12 Nov 2022
Negative emissions. Carbon capture. Net zero. It can be daunting, and a little exhausting, keeping up with the terminology from the annual UN climate talks, known as COP27, which are taking place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt ... Dig this ... — One of nature's great mysteries may now have an answer, according to a new study on "fairy circles" in the Namib Desert.

What causes mysterious 'fairy circles' in the Namib Desert? A new scientific study offers answers

Henry Herald 11 Nov 2022
For over 50 years, ecologists have studied and debated the mystery of the Namib Desert's "fairy circles," circular patches, mostly barren of grass, that have spread across 1,100 miles in the arid grasslands of Southern Africa ... However, a 2016 study of similar fairy circles in Australia found no clear links to the pests.

Election results put Hillsborough transportation in flux

Tampa Bay Times 11 Nov 2022
Hillsborough County’s planned path to a broader transportation network crashed into yet another roadblock this week ... But the immediate result of the referendum defeat is this ... “The ferry is simply a fairy tale,” he said. Owen, too, said he didn’t support the ferry proposal without a study documenting how much vehicle traffic it would eliminate ... ....

Letters to the Editor for November 10, 2022

The East Hampton Star 10 Nov 2022
Dated Fairy Tale ... Studies show that most women wish to keep their children and only lack of financial means holds them back. Those who wish to give $20,000 or $50,000 to attorneys, like the well-meaning couple in this story, should be glad their fairy tale quest ended this way.

Female octopuses will chuck seashells at males who irk them

Popular Science 09 Nov 2022
A study published today in the open-access journal PLOS ONE shows octopuses deliberately throwing debris like silt and shells, sometimes directed at other octopuses, for the first time ... smallest penguin species called fairy penguins, marine mammals, and a lot of cephalopods.

The Halloween Article: The Little People

Buffalo Rising 31 Oct 2022
Since Celtic supernaturalism is dominated by its fairy-beings, Halloween could be considered a night of the Fairies ... When I started my study of the upstate paranormal, I came to it with preconceptions like those of every non-specialist ... Surely this is a study in itself ... Other folkloric fairies come to us as one-offs.

Witches vs fairies: How Ireland all but escaped witch trials thanks to a belief in the fairy folk that still exists

Irish Independent 30 Oct 2022
Dr Kenny points out that, even today, many people still refuse to build on a fairy fort for example, or to cut down a hawthorn tree.Dr Jenny Butler of University College Cork’s Study of Religions Department is a scholar of religions, including contemporary paganism. Fairy folklore is a key area of study for her.

These Dancing Bugs Are Straight Out of a Miyazaki Film

Futurism 28 Oct 2022
Life Imitates Art ... "Someone please tell me what the heck they are?" the Redditor implored in a thread ... And the nymphs are really aggressive, ruthlessly dispatching several moth larvae in one 2001 study that SciAm cited. That makes the funny, fuzzy dancing "less sweet fairy jig and more menacing war-dance performed by children," in SciAm's analysis.

Woke Australian university review wants children's classic to become 'The Ghanaian Goldilocks' so it's 'more ...

The Daily Mail 26 Oct 2022
But the review also added that more 'multicultural fairy tales' should be introduced because so many children are from families with parents born outside of Australia ... A review of fairy tales suggests classic fairy tales like Rapunzel (pictured) and the Princess and the Pea should be adapted to help teach gender studies, maths and science.

Fairy tales are salient for teaching primary students about social justice and emotional intelligence, study finds

Phys Dot Org 24 Oct 2022
From Little Red Riding Hood to the Ugly Duckling, fairy tales have long been read to children across the ages ... Fairy tales are salient for teaching primary students about social justice and emotional intelligence, study finds (2022, October 24) retrieved 24 October 2022 from https.//

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