The study involved 17 healthy men and women who had their blood pressure and heart rate measured at rest, and during a mentally stressful activity. The researchers used an ultrasound scan to measure blood flow through the participants' coronary blood vessels, which are the vessels that circulate blood to the heart tissue. … [Read more...] about Stress Is Hard on a Woman’s Heart, Study Suggests
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Consider the case of an Australian man who believed his penis had been stolen and replaced with someone else’s. The man had cut his penis and poured boiling water on it, and was surprised that these acts were painful. This is a clear case of delusion, as the belief is false, and this kind of belief is virtually unheard of in Australia. … [Read more...] about Is belief in God a delusion?
National pride was at the center of a pivotal moment in Thatcher's leadership. Following the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina in 1982, and with diplomatic channels exhausted, the prime minister took the momentous decision to create and deploy a task force of thousands to sail down to the South Atlantic to retake the British Overseas Territory. It was a move that galvanised a nation, united in a patriotic fervor and single belief that Britain was still a major player to be reckoned with on the world stage. With the Argentinian army forced to surrender, a hero's welcome awaited the returning task force and Thatcher referred to the "Falklands spirit" for many years afterwards, The Guardian reported. But it came at a price: over 250 British dead that were mourned by a nation. There was criticism from some quarters, but the majority voice was one of support, and for a while she was able to ride the crest of the wave. … [Read more...] about Margaret Thatcher: Facts about the controversial prime minister in ‘The Crown’
And while women and men alike report work-life conflicts, the way the genders experience job stress is different. Women are more likely to be stressed when work gets in the way of family life, while the reverse is true for men, a study from Canada last year suggested. … [Read more...] about Margaret Thatcher: Why Powerful Women Face More Stress
As their numbers grow, Vtubers may face copyright issues that traditional creators — who often just market themselves and their slogans — don’t have to worry about. If a Vtuber relies on an outside artist to create their character, the Vtuber will need to ensure they get all of the rights they need in order to continue streaming as that character, modify that character later, and market merchandise using that character’s image. That means Melody’s artist might have a case: though she can defend herself with receipts, intellectual property experts say there’s little substitute for a clear contract outlining exactly what she’s able to do with her body, even if she otherwise created the character and commissioned the art. … [Read more...] about What happens when a virtual streamer doesn’t own her body?