Hooked to selfies? See yourself in normal photo first

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:06

Toronto, May 23 (IANS) If you are never tired of posting selfies on Facebook and Instagram, it is time to sit back and look at your face carefully. According to the researchers, most people who post regular selfies are not attractive and overestimate their beauty which may make them narcissists.


Sharing personal info helps women get hired

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 13:58

New York, May 22 (IANS) A female applicant strongly raises her chances of getting hired if she gives out personal information, finds a new study, contradicting the conventional theory that if a woman wants equal footing professionally, she should not share any personal information.


NYC group stage all female, all nude Shakespeare play

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:06

New York, May 22 (IANS) The words "naked" and "Shakespeare" are not usually the first words people associate when contemplating the work of England's most famous playwright, but that's exactly what one New York theatre group have done, creating an all nude staging of The Tempest.


Goa can emulate Paris as fashion destination: CM

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 19:42

Panaji, May 21 (IANS) Fashion shows are important for a tourist destination like Goa and in the years to come the coastal state could emulate Paris as a global destination for fashion events, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Saturday.


Why women find 'dominant' men more attractive

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 15:50

New York, May 21 (IANS) Men with genetic make up linked to social dominance and leadership are seen as more desirable romantic partners by members of the opposite sex, a study says.


Too much sex can change genitals shape: Study

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 15:50

London, May 21 (IANS) Sexual conflict between males and females can lead to changes in the shape of their genitals, finds a new research conducted on burying beetles.


Parents' lack of technical skills affects kids' achievements

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:28

New York, May 20 (IANS) If you want your kids to shine in life, better brush up your own technical skills and start using online learning tools and games to help your children perform better, suggests new research.


Guidance can help school dropouts fare better

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 13:46

New York, May 20 (IANS) Certain life experiences can worsen the negative effects of dropping out of school but proper guidance and treatment can improve the odds for such people, a study has found.


Whisky cocktails here to stay (May 21 is World Whisky Day)

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:12

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The consumption of whisky in its traditional avatar has long been in vogue in the country, but whisky cocktails are also gaining popularity as more Indians are travelling overseas and experiencing international drinking trends.


Are you extremely social? Beware of cheating on Facebook

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:16

New York, May 20 (IANS) People with intellectual disabilities or those extremely social and trusting are more susceptible to exploitation and abuse on social media platforms like Facebook, researchers have revealed.


Food, shopping and more at capital's new lifestyle hub

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 17:18

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Connaught Place, which has been the hub for retail therapy and food binging in the capital, will now have an additional lifestyle hub under one roof, boasting multiple eateries along with shopping options.


Media multitasking linked to poor scores in maths

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 14:14

Toronto, May 19 (IANS) Parents, please take note! Researchers have found that the more time teenagers spend splitting their attention between various devices such as their phones, video games or TV, the lower their test scores in maths and English tend to be.


Chronic fatigue may prompt you to suppress emotions

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:32

London, May 18 (IANS) Individuals suffering from chronic fatigue tend to be more anxious, distressed and are also more likely to suppress these emotions than people who do not have this condition, says a study.


Comparing partner could make or break your relationship

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 14:04

New York, May 18 (IANS) Your happiness in a relationship and how much energy you devote to maintain that relationship depend on how the partner compares with other potential mates you may have, suggests new research.