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Take fewer selfies to fight against negative body image

Take fewer selfies to fight against negative body image

Technology
Social media influencers need to take fewer selfies to help the fight against negative body image, the education secretary says.Damian Hinds, speaking on Stop Cyberbullying Day, said children are growing up with a "warped" view of what is normal because of the fake images they see online. He is urging them to take responsibility for their young followers and use the hashtag #notedited as well as be more transparent about online images that have been altered."Children are growing up with a warped view of what is normal because so much of what they see on social media is false," the MP for East Hampshire said. Image: Children are left with a 'warped' view from images they see online "These days there's a filter for everything, so much s...
Elephants take more direct paths through dangerous territory

Elephants take more direct paths through dangerous territory

Science
June 13 (UPI) -- Elephants take more direct paths through territory frequented by poachers, according to new analysis by researchers in Europe and Africa. A growing body of research suggests the threat of poachers has a significant effect on the behavior of elephants in Africa. Previous studies have shown elephants increase their walking speeds when traveling from one feeding location to another, especially when passing through particularly dangerous territory. Researchers have also observed elephants living in particularly dangerous places shifting their primary activity from day to night. For the new study, scientists studied the movement of elephants through northern Kenya's Samburu-Laikipia ecosystem between 2004 and 2014, a time period that featured increasing levels of ivory poachi...
Tommy and Curtis take bromance to next level with intimate ‘a*** massage’

Tommy and Curtis take bromance to next level with intimate ‘a*** massage’

Entertainment
The lads, were seen enjoying an intimate massage in villa.Complaining of a bad back, Tommy called Curtis to the bedroom before sprawling out on the bed.Speaking in the beach hut after his rubdown, the northern lad said: "It just said 'my a*** is a bit tense can you massage it'?"He was good. He got some some knots out of by back." “I just said 'my a*** is a bit tense can you massage it”Tommy FuryDespite the islanders not finding the situation out of tune, viewers were more baffled.One fan tweeted: "It is astounding and borderline admirable the lengths Curtis will go to for a bit of gossip/drama/screentime."He is literally massaging Tommy's a*** here."Another added: "LMAOO wait what?? Tommy was like 'oi come rub my a***' and Curtis just went!""First Tommy and Anton kiss, now I’m watching Cur
Technology helps advisors take financial planning to the next level for clients

Technology helps advisors take financial planning to the next level for clients

Finance
MixAll Studio | Blend Images | Getty ImagesRobo-advisors have made one thing abundantly clear to traditional financial advisors: Picking investments for clients is simply not enough anymore. "Investments are table stakes now," said certified financial planner Erin Wood, vice president of wealth planning at Carson Group Holdings in Omaha, Nebraska. "Advisors have to help clients across a whole spectrum of needs and objectives. "If they aren't providing financial planning, their clients will get it somewhere else."The idea of "holistic financial planning" has been around for some time, most particularly in the fee-based registered investment advisor community. However, there is a big difference between promising that kind of service and actually delivering it. Increasingly, advisors are tur...