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Bengaluru won't die in five years; it's already dead - Firstpost

A study conducted by IISc predicts that Bengaluru will become a dead city in five years. In this writer's opinion, we have already reached that point...

Instagram is inspiring fashion that’s #uniquely_you

Wooden bow ties; helicopter and autorickshaw cufflinks; bags shaped like picnic baskets —accessories are getting quirkier as young men and women bid for the most Instagram hearts..

High-fashion goes high-tech in ‘#techstyle’

‘#techstyle,’ an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, considers how technological innovations such as 3-D printing are influencing fashion...

Social Pressures Leading to 'Global Sleep Crisis', Warn Scientists

The research is based on data collected through the free smartphone app Entrain, launched in 2014 to help users fight jetlag...

Why don't men have good sex toys?

Over the past few decades, women’s sex toys have gone from seedy to chic, swapping the aisles of porn shops for those of Walgreens and Target. But when it comes to products intended to stimulate.....

A Positive Attitude Towards Ageing Helps Older Adults To Handle Stress

Negative thinking can affect the quality of life and may also lead to health ramifications...

Heartburn signals you're doing (eating) something wrong

Smokers, big eaters, non-exercisers, and those with a big waist get it more. So change your lifestyle. Just finished lunch? Feel that burning sensation rising up your chest? No, it is not a normal step of digestion. It's called heartburn and it is a..

World’s largest diamond to be auctioned in London, expected to sell for $70 million

The gigantic gem is about the size of a tennis ball and is believed to be between 2.5 billion to more than three billion years old...

Suicide leading cause of death among India’s young, says Lancet report

According to Census 2011, there are 364.66 million youngsters in the 10-24 age group, making up 30.11 per cent of the country’s total population...

In Maharashtra, Convicts Can Earn Remission By Clearing Yoga Test

A rape convict walked out of Central Prison in Nagpur 40 days before the completion of his term, thanks to a special scheme launched by Maharashtra government under which a prisoner can..

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

The fact that we don't have everything we want is exactly what makes life so fulfilling...

How did the worlds most famous chocolates get their names?

On World Chocolate Day today, we tell you the stories behind your favourite chocolates names...

Ministry of Tourism to extend e-visa to 36 more countries

Owing to a rise of foreign tourist arrivals for the e-tourist visa scheme, the Union Tourism Ministry is planning to soon provide e-visa to 36 more countr..

Eating Habits in the Age of Food Porn

THERE WAS A time, around the mid-90s, when patients suffering from obesity were advised not to spend too much time watching cookery channels. It was easy to do—you simply sw..

Why women are 'genetically programmed to have affairs'

Women are predisposed by their genetics to have affairs as "back-up plans'" if their relationships fail, according to a research paper. Scientists at the University o..

India's First Website For Transgender Rights Launched

A first of its kind website offering round the clock support to transgenders and providing a forum for them to share experiences!..