Lifestyle

World Heart Day on September 29: India, China among countries with highest diabetes, CVD deaths

According to International Diabetes Federation's ‘Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease report, in 2015, approximately five million were estimated to have died from diabetes, the majority of these as

‘Video is a growth opportunity’

lnterview: Erin Chao, Head of APAC Platforms, Oath

After Hours: Sharad Agarwal, Head, Automobili Lamborghini India

I love my job because it keeps me inspired and driven he says.

The Mad Men or the ‘math men’?

A look at whether brands can craft a story with meaningful experiences that harness data

New smartphone-based system to test for lead in water

Scientists say they have created an inexpensive system, using a smartphone and a lens made with an inkjet printer, that can detect lead in tap water at levels commonly accepted as dangerous.

Obese or overweight? Study says higher BMI may lower your mental, physical health

There is a growing need to prevent obesity as a new study has found that higher body mass index (BMI) may impact your mental as well as physical health.

NASA spots silent Opportunity rover on Mars

A NASA Mars orbiter has spotted the agency's Opportunity rover on the Red Planet for the first time since it went into hibernation after a dust storm swept over the region a little more than 100 days

Even one fracture can reduce your bone density

Breaking a bone can cause bone density losses throughout the body, not just close to the site of the fracture and primarily around the time of the fracture, results from two studies have showed.

Cassini spots dust storms on Saturn’s moon Titan

NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed giant dust storms in the equatorial regions of Saturn's moon Titan, making it the third space body after Earth and Mars where dust storms have been observed.

Ancient Mars may have supported underground life

Ancient Mars had an ample supply of key ingredients for microbes to thrive under its surface for millions of years, a study has found. Lacking energy from sunlight, subterranean microbes on Earth -- k

Want to lose weight fast? High carb diet may help you, says study

A diet rich in healthy carbohydrates -- found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains -- can reduce body weight and improve insulin function in overweight individuals, a study claims.

Scientists decode Darwinian paradox, suggest homosexuality is genetic

Will homosexuality eventually be extinct? With new evidence suggesting that homosexual behaviour is governed primarily by genetic influences and gay couples reproducing significantly less than heteros

New method created to turn plant waste into fuel

Scientists have created a ready-to-use recipe to turn sawdust into gasoline, which can help existing gas plants generate greener fuel.

Scientists voice opposition to weakening of US Endangered Species Act

Thousands of scientists joined on Monday to accuse the Trump administration of trying to erode the Endangered Species Act in favor of commercial interests with a plan to revamp regulations that have f

Culinary tourism is a big deal but unfortunately still not taken as seriously as it should: Chef Michael Swamy

A graduate of the prestigious Cordon Bleu Culinary School, London, Chef Michael Swamy has worked with several Michelin chefs and was the food consultant for Master Chef India Season 1 & 2. His book Th

Drink too much? New drug may help curb alcoholism, depression, say scientists

Scientists say they have developed a novel drug that may treat alcoholism by reducing alcohol intake, and also reduce depression without inducing seizures.

NASA’s Mars probe beams back selfie to mark four years in orbit

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has beamed back a selfie to mark its four years orbiting Mars and studying the upper atmosphere of the red planet.

A Vietnamese food and art voyage

An association with Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and The Asian Art House brings to tMumbai a ten-day journey of gastronomical delight and an arty mélange

Pop-up habitats developed for Moon, Mars using origami techniques

Scientists have developed pop-up space habitats for future human colonies on the Moon and Mars, using a combination of origami techniques and digital weaving processes.

Book review: Gurcharan Das’s ‘Kama: The Riddle of Desire’

In Gurcharan Das’ latest, philosophy meets fiction in concurrent narratives that examine human desires across civilisations.

Book review: Frederic Martel’s ‘Smart: The Digital Century’

A book talks about the many internets and the change they are bringing to society.

Book review: Ritu Vaishnav’s ‘Pink and Blue’

A book raises serious questions about gender norms in a playful manner.

Japan’s Yusaku Maezawa will be SpaceX’s first tourist to moon

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will hitch the first SpaceX ride around the moon in 2023. He plans to invite as many as eight artists to join him.

Here’s a list of top museums in world

A list of award-winning museums from around the world, as per travellers’ choice...

A Return to Sama: SG Vasudev’s retrospective exhibition tracks his journey so far

Over five decades of work in various mediums and an illustrious career in art has occasioned A Return to Sama, a retrospective exhibition of senior artist SG Vasudev at the National Gallery of Modern

Nick Ut reveals how Napalm girl photograph and Vietnam war changed his life

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Nick Ut reveals how the Vietnam War—and his iconic photograph—changed his life.

Indians should change the way they serve, sip and study Wine in India

For starters, I realised that the western wine courses, which I had been running for more than a decade were a complete waste of time in the Indian context.

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