If you’re sceptical about the claims made by cosmetics firms about the attributes of their lotions and potions, you’re not alone. A study by US academics just published in the Journal of Global Fashion Marketing shows how little truth there seems to be in those glossy magazine ads – as well as how unlikely we are to believe them anyway.
When plane spotting is more than just a hobby - CIA detention and torture in Europe and the tracking of rendition aircrafts-
International human rights law is one of the greatest achievements of the human race. Yes, it is often infringed. But while we expect autocratic regimes to violate civil liberties, what if democracies were breaching them too? A new study from Taylor & Francis examines the tracking of the CIA’s rendition aircrafts and claims human rights have been violated in the very heart of Europe by a number of countries in connivance with the US secret services.
New research in the Journal of Youth Studies examines World Health Organisation data on adolescent well-being collected from over 4,000 children aged 11-15 to determine why some adolescents gaming habits are escalating. The author reflects on gender, age, policy, parental influences and outcomes for adolescents.
Researchers conclude that while use of camouflage and intelligent colour have proven to be vital in the army for more than a century, football kit colours are still not acknowledged as a possible success factor.