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Being Overweight Can Age Your Brain Up To 10 Years

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living

For those who are overweight around age 40, brain aging may be more advanced than it is in lean peers, according to a recent study published in the jo...

Vast Medieval Graveyard Discovered Beneath University Building

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Science

A giant medieval graveyard containing the skeletal remains of more than a thousand people has been unearthed at the University of Cambridge in England...

Odd Fossil Finally Has A Home After Decades Of Uncertainty

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Science

A fossil considered one of the oddest ever found may finally have its proper place in evolutionary history. New research conducted at the University o...

Famous Physicist Was WAY Weirder Than You Ever Knew

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 11.01.2013 | Science

Isaac Newton today is venerated as one of the greatest scientists who ever lived -- the father of classical mechanics and co-creator of calculus. But ...

Women and Children First

Ursula Burton | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Ursula Burton

The phrase "women and children" is being used to manipulate people, and it's offensive to me and insulting to males.

LOOK: Law Exam Question Gets Graphic

Posted 06.03.2013 | College

Students at the University of Cambridge in England who took a law exam on Saturday were asked to consider a pretty graphic scenario in one of the test...

The Annual Cambridge University Jelly Wrestling Competition Is No More

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

The annual female jelly wrestling competition at Cambridge University was canceled Tuesday after an online petition called the event “sexist,” “...

Jason Gilbert

WATCH: This Creepy Floating Woman's Head Could Read You Your Text Messages In The Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology

Did you ever receive a text message from your wife or your boss and wish that it could be read to you in an unsettling British accent by a giant disem...

LOOK: The World's Most Prestigious Universities

Posted 03.04.2013 | College

The United States and the United Kingdom's six "super brands" have pulled farther away from the rest of the world's colleges and universities, but the...

Sweaty Brokers More Ethical?

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Weird News

LONDON (Reuters) - If you want to know how ethical your broker is, give them a moral dilemma and see how much they sweat before deciding what to do. ...

WATCH: How Airplane Wings REALLY Work

Posted 03.27.2012 | Science

How do wings provide enough lift to send airplanes soaring? You may have been told that lift is generated because air flowing above a wing must travel...

Child's Eyesight Linked With Outdoor Play, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.24.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're worried about your child's vision, forget the carrots. Instead, a new study suggests you should shut off the television and head to the park...

On The Cutting Edge Of Interfaith Work: An Open Thank You Letter To The Sultan Of Oman

Kelly Figueroa-Ray | Posted 09.27.2011 | Religion
Kelly Figueroa-Ray

The barriers to authentic interfaith relationships are great. But I write to let you know that Oman's investment in the CIP Summer School is possibly one of the most promising experiments in interfaith work.

Getting Stuck In Clay: An Interfaith Reflection

Kelly Figueroa-Ray | Posted 09.19.2011 | Religion
Kelly Figueroa-Ray

We will leave here with faces, stories, echoes of laugher, tales of struggle that automatically humanize and make complex the conflicts we face on a daily basis.

Why Are Happy Kids More Likely To Divorce?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

You might believe that happy kids stand a better chance of growing up into happy adults. And for the most part you'd be right--a recent study looki...

Happy Teens MORE Likely To Divorce

Psych Central News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Although a troubled childhood has been linked to unhappy adult years, there has been little in the way of studies examining what becomes of a happy ch...

Manufactured Muslim Identities: From Nablus to Newham, Emblems of Islamist Sympathizers

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Many British Muslims fervently erase their ethnicity with ritualistic religiosity, deliberately choosing distinction from that of their parents'. They do so in a desperate search of politicized Muslim identity, with little understanding of either Islam, or politics.

Age-Old Elitism at Oxbridge

Beenish Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Beenish Ahmed

Great Britain has become immensely more diverse in the last century, and it's time for its top institutions to recognize and reflect this.

Young, Eager and Unemployed

Beenish Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Beenish Ahmed

Today, employers are free to pick the perfect candidate to update spreadsheets without offering anything beyond a letter of recommendation -- which they'll probably have lowly interns "draft."

Happiest States In The US: Colorado Ranks Fourth

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a study by the University of Cambridge in England, Colorado has been ranked the fourth happiest state in the U.S. The study suggests that state...