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  • Tea: Tap in the mood, process, variety

    New Delhi: Who doesn't like a perfect cup of tea? But that experience can depend on a whole lot of factors -- how it is made, who you sip it with and even the temperature of the water used, says tea sommelier Anamika Singh. An addiction for many, tea as a beverage is a must-have for households ...

  • Microsoft files patent for foldable dual-screen notebook

    San Francisco: Microsoft has filed a patent for a foldable dual-screen notebook which is quite like the companys "Courier" concept -- a booklet PC which was first reported in 2008 and then cancelled in 2010. "It shows the now well described dual-screened device with a first and second ...

  • 'Passive scrolling on Facebook can make you feel worse'

    San Francisco: Facebook has said that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse -- while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect. Citing scientific research on well-being and social media, Facebook on Friday highlighted the ...

  • N.Korea threatens to be 'most powerful nuclear, military state'

    United Nations: In a challenge to the global order, North Korea has issued a threat that it will become "world's most powerful nuclear and military state". Pyongyang's assertion of ambitions to global supremacy came on Friday after Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the Security ...

  • Poor sleep may up depression risk

    New York: If your teenaged son or daughter is regularly waking up till late in the night, he or she is likely to have poor sleep, which may increase their risk of developing mood disorders, especially depression, researchers have warned. The study, led by Peter Franzen from the University of ...

  • Collision with Moon-sized body brought gold to Earth: Study

    Washington: A large Moon-sized planetary body penetrated all the way down to the Earth's core during the early days of our home planet's formation, delivering in the process precious metals such as gold and platinum, suggests a new study. The team determined the total amount of material ...

  • 'Supermoon' trilogy to woo stargazers: NASA

    Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) If you missed Sunday's Full Moon treat, take heart, it was the first of a trilogy of supermoons! The supermoon will reappear on the celestial stage on January 1 and 31, 2018, NASA said.A supermoon is a Full Moon when it is also at its closest point to the Earth on its ...

  • Navigation began in India: Indus Valley people used monsoon winds for sailing

    Bengaluru: Indians had knowledge of harnessing monsoon winds for navigation long before Hippalus, the Greek mariner and acclaimed discoverer of monsoon winds, according to a study by the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) in Goa. "The people of Indus Valley Civilisation were already ...

  • Three coffees a day may have health benefits

    London: Moderate coffee drinking is safe and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, a study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) showed. The University of Southampton researchers collected data on the impact of coffee on all aspects of the human body, taking into account more ...

  • Check out Cassini's stunning 'Farewell to Saturn'

    Washington: NASA has released a stunning image mosaic of Saturn assembled from the images snapped by the Cassini probe during the final leg of its journey.Cassini's wide-angle camera acquired 42 red, green and blue images, covering the planet and its main rings from one end to the other, on ...

  • Lighting up LEDs through onion peels!

    Kolkata: Chopping onions makes you cry but now, thanks to scientists from India and South Korea, recycled onion skin waste offers reason to cheer for the green energy-powered smart devices sector.Researchers at IIT Kharagpur and Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech), South Korea, ...

  • This exoplanet may have atmospheric ingredients similar to Earth's

    Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Twice as big as Earth, the exoplanet 55 Cancri e likely has an atmosphere thicker than Earth's but with ingredients that could be similar to those of Earth's atmosphere, says a new study.The atmosphere of this mysterious planet could contain nitrogen, water and even oxygen ...