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Over-confidence can lead to poor decision-making: Study
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How societal cooperation led to larger human brain
The team used computer modelling to run hundreds of thousands of simulations, or ‘donation games’, to unravel the complexities of decision-making strategies. A team of r [...]
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Karma Sutra: The cosmic prison of ego
In the film Fashion, Priyank Chopra’s character starts from the ground-up, but is very soon sucked into a razzle-dazzle world that aggravated her narcisistic and solipsistic tendencies, [...]
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Happy Independence Day 2016: Patriotic SMSes, WhatsApp and Facebook messages and greetings to share
Wish your friends and family a Happy Independence Day with these patriotic SMSes, WhatsApp and Facebook messages and greetings. (Source: Thinkstock Images) August 15, 2016, marks 70 [...]
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Down in Jungleland: Look no further
So this ugly little creature has two life secrets, which scientists have been trying their damnedest to crack. I’ve often waxed eloquent about beauty in nature — how we all reco [...]
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With a rare mehr this Kerala bride has broken stereotypes!
This Malayali Muslim bride decided to break stereotypes, the religious way, on the day of her marriage! (Source: Sahla Nechiyil) How often do you see a woman demand books as mehr, a [...]
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Violent video games do not encourage anti-social behaviour: Study
Siblings lying on bed playing video games Violent video games are not associated with anti-social attitudes or bullying behaviour and are associated rather with increased civic beha [...]
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Drunk women may engage more in unprotected sex
The study consisted of 287 college-going females who anonymously self-reported on their most recent sexual activity involving alcohol. (representational image) Women under the influ [...]
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Karma Sutra: When we do good with the expectation of a return, we’re contaminating our actions
The Manifested World vs the Phenomenal World: We live in a phenomenal world and the phenomenal world functions on karmic transactions. (Source: Thinkstock Images) The manifested wor [...]
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Secret to happy marriage is a good night’s sleep
When husbands and wives get more sleep than on an average night, they are more satisfied with their marriages, at least the following day, the findings showed. If you wish to give y [...]
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Online gaming may boost school grades: study
According to Alberto Posso, video games could help students to apply and sharpen skills learned at school. Parents, take note! Teenagers who regularly play online video games may h [...]
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Smiles originated 30 million years ago: study
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 [...]
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People who read books may live longer: study
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 [...]
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Bogeybird in the bushes
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 [...]
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Rio 2016 Olympics: Monuments in 12 countries light up to highlight the event
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 [...]
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Teej 2016: Wishes, greetings, SMSes to wish your loved ones
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 [...]
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Health tips: How to take care of your baby during monsoon
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 [...]
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Driving rules imposed by parents more impactful on teens
“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 [...]
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Follow these dos and don’ts when choosing your face wash, shampoo and eye cream
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 [...]
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Less sex becoming a ‘political problem’ for Sweden
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 [...]
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The ongoing battle within a tiny Indian Muslim sect on circumcising girls
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 [...]
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Involving women in decision-making may guarantee compromise
“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. Compromise [...]
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Decoded: That’s how our brain makes risky decisions
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 [...]
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Carpet care tips for monsoon
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 [...]
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Revamp your house with neon colours, sheer curtains
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 [...]
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If you have high eyebrows, you will appear more trustworthy to others
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 [...]
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Down in Jungleland: The nature of things
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 [...]
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Cheers! Music can bring your beer alive
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 [...]
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