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    What is the best diet for humans? | Eran Segal | TEDxRuppin

    Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Leonardo Silva This is me ten years ago. I weighed 40 pounds more than today, and like many people, I wanted to lose weight. Like many people, I wanted to know what is the best diet for humans. Many of us actually have an opinion about this question. Some believe that a low fat, plant-based diet is the best. Others, that a low-carb diet, rich in protein and animal fat, is the best. Others have opinions on how much sugar we should eat, or how much salt, cholesterol, saturated fat, eggs or dairy products we should have in our diet. But the question of what the…

  • Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons
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    Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons

    Translator: Peter van de Ven Reviewer: Denise RQ You probably don’t realize that right now, you’re actually looking at something quite rare. Because I am a millennial computer scientist book author standing on a TEDx stage, and yet, I’ve never had a social media account. How this happened was actually somewhat random. Social media first came onto my radar when I was at college, my sophomore year of college, this is when Facebook arrived at our campus. And at the time, which was right after the first dotcom bust, I had had a dorm room business, I’d had to shut it down in the bust, and then, suddenly, this other…

  • What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada
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    What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada

    Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m going to take you back in time, 1400 years, to the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia. To a time when Prophet Mouhammed was given the task of finding a solution to women in the city being attacked and molested. The situation was this: It was around the year 600 AD, long before the modern convenience, of plumbing. When a woman awoke in the middle of the night with the urge to relieve herself, she would have to walk out, past the outskirts of the city, and into the wild by herself, for privacy. Believe it or not, a group of men actually began to…