Editor’s Note

The “Narrow Gate” is not for you

By/ Dr. Sam Nan The “Narrow Gate” is an easy to understand as a phrase. The narrow gate is harder to pass through, and only a few people can go through. In saying “difficult is the way which leads to life. The “Narrow Gate” can be used metaphorically to mean “trouble, afflict, distress.” Which you go throw in this life. ...

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No more white gloves: how Brisbane’s Trace is taking art out of the galleries

Trace is ‘democratising’ artworks by moving them out of galleries and into spaces like a garage or bakery Ralph’s Garage looks, sounds and smells like any mechanic’s workshop. From the cracked footpath outside, oil stains and grinding noises emit just enough kitsch and colour to remind customers they’re in West End, Brisbane’s eclectic heart. It takes a short moment before ...

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Inspiring Hairstyles For Women Over 50

our hairstyle can make or break your entire look — but somehow it’s easy to get into a hair rut that often includes tying it back every day or letting yourself go far too long between haircuts until you just can’t stand it any longer. Whether it’s because you are weary of updating your look, haven’t found the right stylist, ...

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Five ways to have a stress-free morning

Do what you can the night before, avoid gadgets – and don’t hit the snooze button Prepare the night before Prepare what you can the night before, says Dr Hazel Wallace, a locum doctor and the author of The Food Medic – from your packed lunch to laying out your clothes. Vicky Silverthorn, a professional organiser, suggests leaving necessary items ...

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Five ways to look after your joints

It’s not all about stretching. Varied exercise, good posture and changing your diet can help you stay nimble Maintain a healthy weight Essentially, the heavier you are, the greater the impact on the joints and the stronger the muscles have to be to control movements, explains Laura Jamieson, a chartered physiotherapist. Ensuring that muscle-mass percentage is higher than body-fat percentage ...

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Five ways to have a healthier lunchtime

Choose your food carefully, don’t eat at your desk – and try for a quick burst of exercise Make your own lunch It is cheaper and you know what is in it. Healthy leftovers from the night before, bulked up with extra vegetables or a salad, can be a good option, says Gillian Killiner, a dietitian and spokeswoman for the ...

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Pakistan’s economy on a downward spiral; here’s why

Pakistan’s economy is on a downward spiral for the past couple of years. From the country’s massive debts, rampant corruption to unemployment, inflation and widening fiscal deficit — there seems to be a little hope for the Islamic country’s shaky economy. Case in point: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan-led government presented its first-ever Budget on Tuesday. Pakistan’s overall budget ...

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Did Nazi Germany’s Technology Turn America Into a Military Superpower?

efore the guns fell silent in 1945, the Allies had already drawn up plans for gathering as much German technology as they could take. The German war machine had caused untold destruction across the continent, and German technology was reputed to be cutting age. Weapons like the V-2 missile, the Me 262 jet fighter, and the Type XXI submarine seemed ...

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Christians in Egypt Attacked by Civilians Twice in One Week

While attacks on Christians in Egypt such as bombings of churches by Islamists break into our news cycles in the U.S., smaller attacks often go without making much of an impression in our media. Large-scale attacks, such as the Palm Sunday church bombings of 2017 where 44 people were killed, aren’t as frequent as the attacks on Egypt’s Coptic community ...

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Correct the record about chocolate popcorn

Charles Mudede decried the chocolate popcorn at Cinerama. “I will not eat that chocolate- covered popcorn. I think it’s an example of what’s wrong with our society,” Mudede’s quote read. “It’s the production of new crap we don’t need… So much ingenuity went into it. People sat around, thought it up, put it together, tested it, sold it. They could ...

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