Beat the heat with right workout gear

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 17:00

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The scorching summer heat should be no excuse to skip your workout. From headgear, fabric and even your brassiere, pick the right gear to beat the heat during your fitness regime, says an expert.


Enjoy summer splash with home-made cocktail recipes

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 14:22

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The warm breeze and long sunny days of summer definitely calls for some chill time at home and what better way to spend the day than preparing cocktails and sipping them with friends and family.


Be monsoon-ready with skin, haircare tips

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 13:04

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) With monsoon blues kicking in soon, it's time to show your skin and hair some extra love and care. From using sunscreen even on cloudy days, regular exfoliation to moisturizing even in the rains can do wonders to your beauty, says an expert.


Opinions based on morality may resist change

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 11:28

New York, June 1 (IANS) Labelling people's opinions as based on morality are likely to make them more resistant to change, finds a new study suggesting that morality had a lot more impact than the values of tradition and equality.


It's raining noodles in Stellar

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 10:26

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A warm bowl of noodle soup in the cold days of December or a spicy cold noodle salad to beat the heat in the summer, noodles in all forms are almost everybody's comfort food and what would be better than a festival that celebrates its versatality.


Rice remains show when Southeast Asians colonised Madagascar

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 15:18

London, May 31 (IANS) Ancient remains of Asian species like rice and mung beans from excavated sites in Madagascar point to the first archaeological evidence that settlers from Southeast Asia might have colonised the island a thousand years ago, says a study.


More porn can actually make you religious: Study

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 16:22

New York, May 30 (IANS) Call it bizarre, but researchers from the University of Oklahoma have claimed that those who watch porn more than once a week tend to become more religious and it may be because of guilt associated with it.


Women more addicted to smartphones than men: Study

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 13:44

Seoul, May 30 (IANS) Women are using smartphones for four hours a day or longer and are more prone to succumb to smartphone addiction than men, the first-ever academic study on this topic has revealed.


There's a slice of Manipur around the world

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 12:34

Imphal, May 30 (IANS) Umang Lai, the sylvan god of Manipur, is also present in Myanmar. And that's because several centuries ago many Manipuris were taken as prisoners of war by the Burmese. Since then, there's a little Manipur in Myanmar which is still thriving.


How many friends you can add to your social network?

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 16:12

Sydney, May 29 (IANS) There is a limit to the maximum number of people you can choose to connect with in a social network, and that limit has largely remained unchanged since humans lived in hunter-gatherer societies over thousands of years ago, finds a new study.


Get picture-perfect smile with these simple tips!

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 16:48

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Achieving the perfect smile for your photographs is not tough anymore. Try smiling with teeth slightly parted and a quick swipe of your tongue over your teeth just before the photograph is taken can help your teeth to twinkle, making your smile look even better, says an expert.


Women too posting sexist words on Twitter: Study

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 12:32

New York, May 28 (IANS) If you thought that only men post abusive words on various social media platforms, you are wrong. Researchers have found that half of sexist comments women face on the micro-blogging website Twitter come from fellow women.


Words with repeated sounds help babies learn language fast

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 12:02

London, May 28 (IANS) Is your toddler struggling to learn a language? If so, using words that have repetitive syllables rather than mixed sounds may help him or her to learn language faster, a study suggests.


Stress may kill sex in first-time parents

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 18:00

New York, May 27 (IANS) Many first-time parents are not much satisfied with their sex lives after the birth of their child and the major factor that reduces the sexual pleasure is mothers' stress as a new parent, reveals a study.


How we control habits and decision-making

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 16:00

New York, May 27 (IANS) In order to help you identify between habitual and goal-directed action, your brain's circuits compete for control and make a fine balance between the two actions, an international team of researchers has identified.