Wed05042016

LAST_UPDATETue, 03 May 2016 11pm

How Neuroscientists Explain The Mind-Clearing Magic Of Running

It is something of a cliché among runners, how the activity never fails to clear your head. Does some creative block have you feeling stuck? Go for a run. Are you deliberating between one of two potentially life-altering decisions? Go for a run. Are you feeling mildly mad, sad, or even just vaguely meh? Go for a run, go for a run, go for a run.

Read more: How Neuroscientists Explain The Mind-Clearing Magic Of Running

Don’t Heed The Haters: Albert Einstein’s Wonderful Letter Of Support To Marie Curie In The Midst Of Scandal

 Few things are more disheartening to witness than the bile which small-spirited people of inferior talent often direct at those endowed with genius. And few things are more heartening to witness than the solidarity and support which kindred spirits of goodwill extend to those targeted by such loathsome attacks.

Read more: Don’t Heed The Haters: Albert Einstein’s Wonderful Letter Of Support To Marie Curie In The Midst...

Scientists Just Discovered Another Clue In The Ancient History Of Seafaring Monkeys

 How did the monkey cross the sea? What sounds like a corny joke is actually an evolutionary puzzle. Take the monkey whose fossilized teeth were just discovered etched into a hunk of ancient rock in Panama. The monkey (or its forebears) had to have arrived there in Central America from South America, which at the time was separated from it by a stretch of sea at least 100 miles wide—the equivalent of about five English Channels.

Read more: Scientists Just Discovered Another Clue In The Ancient History Of Seafaring Monkeys

Three New Yoga Trends You Should Know About

Yoga that uses a soft, fabric hammock as part of your practice, can help you improve your technique, relax and realign the body, focus the mind and energise your flow. — AFP pic

NEW YORK: Whether you're a beginner, expert, or even a bad yogi, the latest trends in yoga could be just what you need to get you started on the mat, or even in a hammock. From adding new accessories such as weights to finishing your flow with a cold beer, here we round up our favorite of the newest yoga classes which are taking a fresh look at how to practice and a new way of finding your zen.

Read more: Three New Yoga Trends You Should Know About

Study Raises Questions About Singapore’s Role In Wildlife Trade

SINGAPORE — Four years after Singapore was named as a key laundering point for tens of thousands of birds caught in the wild from the Solomon Islands, a new study has highlighted significant discrepancies in trade figures of birds — including endangered and vulnerable species — reported by the Republic and its trading partners.

Read more: Study Raises Questions About Singapore’s Role In Wildlife Trade

Queen Elizabeth ‘Love’ Letter Sold At Auction

LONDON: A rare handwritten letter from a young Queen Elizabeth II telling the story of her romance with Prince Philip before their 1947 wedding has been sold at auction.

Read more: Queen Elizabeth ‘Love’ Letter Sold At Auction

MUDKL Bags 3 Prizes At The Local Cammies, Including For Audience Choice Award

Photo: Tiara Jacquelina's Instagram

MUD: Our Story Of Kuala Lumpur The Musical bags 3 awards, which includes the audience choice for musical theatre category at the 13th BOH Cameronian Arts Awards last night.

Read more: MUDKL Bags 3 Prizes At The Local Cammies, Including For Audience Choice Award

'Game Of Thrones' Stuns Fans With Season Six Reveal

Pic: AFPLOS ANGELES: Hit fantasy TV show "Game of Thrones" returned for its season six premiere appearing to answer to one of the most hotly debated questions in modern television history: "Is Jon Snow dead?"

Read more: 'Game Of Thrones' Stuns Fans With Season Six Reveal

Why Living Around Nature Could Make You Live Longer

FilePic: AFP/Getty ImagesLiving closer to nature is better for your health, new research suggests — and may even extend your life.

Read more: Why Living Around Nature Could Make You Live Longer

What Are Today's Headlines?

Today’s national papers focused on the Sarawak’s poll campaign that starts today and how the ruling and opposition parties are gearing up to contest the seats. The papers also focused on the Terengganu’s Menteri Besar speculated ‘Dato Seri’ title strip, on how a lucky 6-year-old got to fulfill his dream of meeting the Prime Minister and Qu Puteh’s threats to withdraw her sponsorship of the Kelantan football team if their performance does not improve.

Read more: What Are Today's Headlines?