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Kate Middleton and Prince William co-host BBC Radio 1 chart show

The royal spouses gave an interview to the BBC Radio 1 station, in which they revealed how their daily lives go by behind the doors of the Kensington Palace.

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A short video shows the three royals opening up about their personal histories regarding mental health.

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Kate Middleton admits motherhood can be “lonely”

Duchess Kate recently talked about the challenges faced by mothers.

Meghan Markle shuts down lifestyle blog The Tig

Prince Harry’s girlfriend announced on Friday that she finally pulled the plug on her lifestyle blog The Tig.

Kate Middleton and Prince William co-host BBC Radio 1 chart show
Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry share candid conversation about their struggles in new video
Kate Middleton proud of “brilliant” Prince Harry after opening up about Princess Diana’s death
Kate Middleton admits motherhood can be “lonely”
Meghan Markle shuts down lifestyle blog The Tig

Stephen Hawking claims heaven is a “fairy story” explaining the fear of the dark

by Nicole
May 16, 2011 at 3:04 pm

In a recent interview, scientist Stephen Hawking has shared his thoughts on death.

The most famous British scientist argues that belief in heaven or life after death is a story people make up because they are afraid of death

Hawking was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, an incurable disease, at 21.

“I have lived with the prospect of an early death for the last 49 years. I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first,” he said.

He added: “I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.”

These comments made by Hawking are more incisive than the claims made in the book he published in 2010, The Grand Design, in which he argued that there is no need for a creator to explain the universe.

Hawking criticizes the idea of life after death. Asked how we should live, Hawking said: “We should seek the greatest value of our action.”

Asked if human existence is solely due to luck, the physicist said: “Science predicts that many different kinds of universe will be spontaneously created out of nothing. It is a matter of chance which we are in.”

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