Some researchers have argued that infants’ spontaneous smiles exist to make parents feel that their children are adorable and to enhance parent-child communication.
The origin [...]
Compared with those who did not read books, those who read were 17 per cent less likely to die. (Source: Thinkstock images)
Bookworms, rejoice! People who read books regularly are [...]
The coucal is partial to groves, large gardens, fields, wooded areas et al and seems to prefer hopping to flying.
At the time this happened, we were fairly new to Delhi (as I was to [...]
Rio 2016 Olympics: The “Angel de la Independencia” monument in Mexico City is seen lit in the colours of Brazil’s flag in homage to 2016 Rio Olympics.
Emblematic m [...]
Women dress up and apply henna on their hands to celebrate the occasion of Teej. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
Rooted deep in Indian tradition, Teej plays a significant role in a wome [...]
Make sure that your baby is vaccinated. It is an investment against diseases.
Taking care of your toddler is never easy. With the advent of monsoon, it gets trickier with the barrag [...]
“Both parents and young drivers perceive the parental guidance and encouragement of compliance as critical to young driver behaviour,” said a researcher at Queensland University o [...]
Avoid sulfates and paraben. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
We all struggle with choosing the right skincare product. Most of us use over-the-counter products, without even reading the [...]
The government believes that if stress and other health issues are affecting Swedes’ sex lives, then that makes it a political problem. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
A dip in th [...]
A life of struggling identities: Circumcision has become a battleground for those who think that since men get it done, so should women, and those who believe it’s time to end the pract [...]
“In contrast to men, women act the same together as they would alone because they don’t need to prove anything in front of other women,” said a researcher.
Study reveals risk taking nature of the brain. (Representational Picture)
Identifying a region of the brain involved in decisions made under conditions of uncertainty, scientists ha [...]
Kavita Chaudhary, Design Head of Jaipur Rugs, shares some essential tips that will help you maintain your carpets in the rainy season.
In then monsoon season, it is vital to keep yo [...]
According to Navneet Malhotra, Co-founder of Renomania, an online home decor platform, you can beat the dark and gloomy monsoon days by getting rid of heavy blinds and curtains and replacing [...]
While higher eyebrows, more pronounced cheekbones, and rounder faces are perceived to be trustworthy-looking, people associate downturned eyebrows, or a thinner face with less honesty, the fi [...]
So what does Mother Nature do?
Really, if any human entity developed or promoted some of the ideas that Mother Nature has come up with, that person would be considered a hallucinoge [...]
There is no doubt that soothing music lifts your mood and makes a perfect evening but popular songs in a bar can also impact how much you enjoy your beer.
According to researchers led by Felipe Reinoso Cavalho from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Unive [...]
Skin problems are real and and if not taken care of, can lead to serious problems later. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
Overwhelmed by the amount of skincare products you get to see ou [...]
Manipulating time, space and body may or may not deliver; divine energy (God) always does. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
More often than not, we find ourselves in a situation where we [...]
Whether you pair your blouse with a dhoti skirt, a sari, high-waist trousers, a mid-length skirt or opt for a white eyelet dress, you can’t go wrong with this trend, designers have said [...]
The process is extremely simple.
A team of researchers has come up with a way to use “veritable wonder material” graphene oxide sheets to turn dirty water clean for a thirsty wo [...]
If you want to have healthy nails, then follow the DIY tips. (Source: Flickr/Lee Go)
Gone are the days when women used to leave their nails unadorned.These days you can see every ot [...]
Pop icons like Shweta Shetty and Alisha Chinai were the antithesis to the the delicate and shy women of Hindi cinema
As A student at St Mary’s High School, Shillong, Ananta Das wa [...]
1991: East-West Airways
East-West and Damania were both short-lived enterprises and shut operations in 1996 and 1997 respectively.
When the open skies policy was announced in 1991, [...]
Inadequate or disrupted sleep at early age will more likely develop depression and anxiety disorders later in life
Children who experience inadequate or disrupted sleep are more lik [...]
On this day in 1991, Manmohan Singh stood up in Parliament to present an audacious budget that represented an ‘idea whose time had come’, the idea of India as an economic power. In the 25 years that followed, Indians embraced the bounty of cho [...]
Creative brains have higher IQ. (Wikimedia)
The more variable a brain is and the more its different parts frequently connect with each other, the higher a person’s intelligenc [...]
Want lustrous hair? Try out natural home remedies for hair growth. (Source: Flickr/usman asif)
Each one of us love our hair, there are no two ways about it. While most of us might p [...]