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Why deep breathing may keep us calm

NEW YORK, May 16: For generations, mothers have encouraged children to take long, slow breaths to fight anxiety. A long tradition of meditation likewise uses controlled breathing to induce tranquillity. Now scientists at Stanford University may have uncovered for the first time why taking deep breaths can be so calming. The research, on a tiny group of neurons deep ...Full Article

Cat hotel and spa in Kota Bharu

KOTA BHARU, May 15: A cat lover here has turned her home at Kampung Tok Sadang, Pengkalan Chepa into a day care centre for cats, to cater to the ...Full Article

Skydive record broken by 101-year-old veteran

LONDON, May 15: A 101-year-old great-grandfather set a world record for the oldest tandem skydiver after jumping out a plane from 15,000 feet in Devon, UK on Sunday (May ...Full Article

Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang dies aged 70

TAIWAN, May 15: Taiwanese comedian and entertainer Chu Ke-liang has died of liver failure at the age of 70, Taiwanese media reports said. Chu died at about 5am on Monday ...Full Article

If life has you down, do a handstand

DO you feel like the world is upside-down? Try a handstand. Really. In fact, the more uncertain, angry, fearful or confused you feel, the more you need to plant ...Full Article

Britney Spears’ Singapore concert tickets to go on sale May 18

SINGAPORE, May 13: Tickets for Britney Spears’ one-night concert in Singapore will go on sale from May 18, event promoter IME SG said in a Facebook post on Friday ...Full Article

At the end of the world in Chile, a culture on the brink

PUERTO WILLIAMS, May 13: Just outside the southernmost settlement in the world, an 89-year-old woman is the last native speaker of her people’s ancient language and struggling to ensure ...Full Article

‘Bibi’ and ‘Manu’ Macron: The unorthodox new power couple

PARIS, May 9: It is an image that will long live in French political memory. As incoming president Emmanuel Macron stood in front of his cheering supporters at the ...Full Article

Pepe the Frog, racist hate meme, finally croaks

WASHINGTON, May 9: Pepe the Frog, the cartoon character hijacked by the far right and turned into a symbol of racial hatred, has been killed off by its horrified ...Full Article

Mothers’ Day from behind bars

KUALA LUMPUR, May 8: Kath (not her real name) remembers walking her daughter to kindergarten every weekday morning. They would hold hands as they walked through their neighbourhood, engaging ...Full Article
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