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10 Surprising Ways To Use Lemons That You've Never Tried Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Seven creatures that could soon disappear from the Western Ghats

Not just elephants and tiger are threatened by development at the World Heritage site. Snakes, frogs and fish are vulnerable too.<p>Last fortnight, the …

Zoology

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

The tiger in the backyard

<b>New Delhi/Sitabani Reserve Forest:</b> Do tigers know human boundaries?<p>The old Kumaoni stone hut where we lodged for our weekend stay had a cheerless …

Wildlife

And now the weather, featuring climate change blame

<i>“Well, the record-breakingly hot summer is showing no sign of cooling down. No thanks to us: the heatwave was made 35 per cent more likely by</i> …

China has more shale gas than any other country. But getting it out of the ground could be disastrous

The Middle Kingdom is thought to have the world’s largest technically recoverable shale gas resources, as well as the third-biggest supply of recoverable shale oil—more than 30 trillion cubic meters (1,115 trillion cubic feet) of shale gas—nearly twice what the US claims.<p>This is exciting news for a …

Oil & Gas Industry

11 environmental disasters Narendra Modi blessed in his first 100 days

We get it: India reposed faith in a leader who promised <i>achhe din</i>–”good times,” good governance, transparency, development, jobs, jobs, jobs.<p>Now nobody can argue that prime minister Narendra Modi does not mean business. So his government has gone about eliminating the policy paralyses that many …

India