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Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Neuroscientists at the Institute of Psychiatry in London, England, have scientifically affirmed through clinical trials that ice cream discharges a certain chemical in the brain that puts you in a good mood. Great architecture has also been...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:09 AM

We all know that stress isn’t good for us. The effects of stress can be debilitating, and for millions of people, stress leads to all sorts of symptoms and ailments, including headaches, muscle tension, difficulty sleeping, irritability, and...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Caribbean Airlines is the official airline for the World Interhash 2020, which will take place in Trinidad and Tobago from April 23-26, 2020. The airline will welcome more than 4,000 visitors to Trinidad and Tobago from over 250 Interhash chapters...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:08 AMTrevor Smith - Contributor

We learnt early in childhood that Mommy is in charge. Who can hear echoes of “Don’t let me have to call you again”? Or can you recall the dreaded “You are getting on my last nerve!” Scientists are still struggling to identify the exact location of...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

T oday is Sunday, and so you know what that means: it’s about to be the start of a new week. So now is the time to tackle new challenges, set new goals and achieve new greatness. In case you’re dreading those Monday blues, here are a few...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Shades and lights boasting reels of fine art ‘antiquity’ meets the modern chic clicks of digital technology: that’s the beauty of classic black and white photography. Ted Grant articulated it best when he declared, “... when you photograph...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:05 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

The recovery of the Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) is considered one of the greatest success stories in conservation science. Presumed extinct since the 1940s, a tiny population was discovered in 1990 in the remote, tropical dry forest of the...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Q I am very concerned that I have a heart condition, and it is not being taken seriously. I have been to the emergency room a few times with the same bad feeling with pain in my chest and feeling like I can’t breathe, and almost passing out. Each...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

According to theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician Albert Schweitzer, “The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.” Following that ideology with a vision to change a...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson -

There’s nothing more romantic or enchanting than witnessing pure nuptial bliss. And one photographer has made it his creative mission to capture the merriment of happily ever after, one click and snap at a time. Beyond the Lens takes...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Dennis Lalor’s story as the founder of the Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI) began in 1968. Mair quickly saw his potential and sponsored him to pursue the Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII). In 1958, he became one...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:07 AM

If you are ever in the market to travel while learning and implementing something great, the ESIROM (Encouraging Social Influence, Redefining Online Marketing) Bali internship is the right place for you. Dubbed the ‘Jamaica-Indonesia Residency...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Sandy (name changed) was identified as lacking in initiative and lazy during the data-collection process that preceded our team-building intervention. As it turned out, this was a classic case of getting behavioural style wires crossed, leading...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Q I am pregnant, but I am also still breastfeeding. People look at me weird when I do it as if I’m doing something wrong, so I wanted to know, can I still breastfeed while I’m pregnant? Will it affect my pregnancy or the growth of the unborn baby?...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Just when the shock and awe triggered from last week’s featured, revolutionary, geodesic dome house was dissipating, and our collective blood pressure was returning to some normality, yet another such structure has been uncovered, much to our...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:05 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

Family, we don’t get to choose them but somehow, no matter how bad things get, they still happen to have a special place in our hearts. For the most part, they accept and love us, despite our flaws, and are usually the first set of people to come...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:10 AM

“Rheima Hall is an artist of class who deserves our highest esteem,” declared the Most Honourable P.J. Patterson, former prime minister of Jamaica, as he officially launched Rheima – A Selection of Her Works at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel last month...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Today, my friends, I ask you, in fact, beseech you, to surrender your preconceived notions of what a house should look like, and instead, open your hearts and minds to the possibilities of what it could be like. This week’s abode, and you can...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:09 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

“Sensible suggestions fall on deaf ears.” “I am facing more resistance and obstacles inside than from the competition.” “This leadership is disconnected from our reality.” Working with Competency Frameworks – the skills, knowledge, aptitude and...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Q I am an expectant mother and my husband and I are having a problem deciding if we should circumcise our baby or not. I want to, but all my husband keeps saying is: ‘Suppose them cut off my boy tings!’ The doctors at the hospital clinic cannot...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:08 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

Hidden in the crevices of our island are a number of promising young souls who have the potential to increase the prosperity of our great nation. From the volatile community of Hendon, Norwood, in St James, rose a young man who believed that better...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:07 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

If you’ve ever wanted to buy art but questioned its functionality in your household, meet 29-year-old Javier Dayes, the face behind the brand, #TheArtistJavier. Dayes is an artist and an entrepreneur who feels the need to share his art with...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Every passion is sparked by an avid interest. And for Sean Murray, it was no different. What started out as a cause for creating family and friends’ photos resulted in a whirlwind experience when he pictured nature through his camera. This edition...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Portmore, called the ‘Sunshine City’, and originally known as Salt Pond District, is one of the largest residential settlements in the English-speaking Caribbean. Many, many thousands of basic housing solutions in various schemes have been built...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:08 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

Skincare will always be of utmost importance to men and women across the world as it is the first thing people notice when they meet us. Morgan’s Creek is a three-year-old skincare line catering to everyone, both at ‘yard’ and abroad, who want...

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