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Watch: How to lose belly fat and weight with this superfood!

Turmeric, a superfood, is one of the most effective nutritional supplements in existence. It has numerous bioactive compounds that add to the …

Weight Loss

So Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safe?

A New York Times report claims LASIK can lead to permanent visual side effects, which have led patients to become depressed and even suicidal.<p>When LASIK eye surgery first received FDA approval in the late 90s, it was viewed as something of a miracle procedure, as people with vision problems were …

Reactions to my resignation from BJP should worry Modi more than my viral post

<b>The rise and fall in support for PM Modi will prove a lesson for all Indian politicians in humility, culture and the futility of trying to feed</b> …

2 Forms of Exercise Are The Best Way to Stave Off The Effects of Ageing

Here's how to incorporate them into your life.<p>If you're searching for an all-natural way to lift your mood, preserve muscle tone, and protect your …

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …

As prices crash, Ramanagaram farmers dump mangoes on the road

Now it is the turn of mango farmers to dump their produce on the roadside. Mango may be the king of fruits, but its growers are not the kings, at …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Why This Man's Blood Helped Save Millions of Babies

A man in Australia helped save the lives of more than 2 million babies by donating his "special" blood, which was used to make a medication that can …

Bill Gates: You might not make time to read this type of book—but you should

Bill Gates' obsession with reading started early on. As a kid, his parents gave him "an arbitrary budget to buy books, so I got to read a lot," he …

Bill Gates

12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

Know the magic word that cuts through the noise<p>Franklin Delano Roosevelt once gave this pithy advice for making a good presentation:<p>"Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated."<p>As a professional speaker and presentation coach for the past two decades, I agree with this public speaking wisdom, and I would add …

Public Speaking

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

18 Classic Japanese Dishes You Can Make At Home

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A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

Workouts

How India beat Pakistan to gain control of the world's highest battlefield 34 years ago

<b>Why PastForward</b> <i></i><p><i>Because what happened in the past matters for us going forward. Because many big stories never go away. They endure or fester through</i> …

India is run not by the Dove but Doval, and it's time the likes of Mr Noorani accept that

Share Email<p>This is a rebuttal to an article written by Abdul Gafoor Noorani for the Pakistani daily, the Dawn titled “A Hawkish Doctrine”. The Mumbai …

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

Propaganda bots and Russia-linked Twitter accounts are rallying behind embattled Fox News host Laura Ingraham as advertisers dump her show

As companies yank their ads from Fox News commentator Laura Ingraham's show in droves, she continues to draw support from one key Twitter demographic: Russia-linked accounts.<p>The advertiser exodus comes after Ingraham insulted Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg's grades on Twitter. The Fox News …

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Workouts

The cost-effective and compact edtech sensation

HUE's colourful cameras are instantly recognisable to any teacher who has come across them in the media, online, at an…Operating since 1994 from …

Your WhatsApp buddies might be spying on you with this invasive new app (Update)

If you rely on WhatsApp to message friends and family, it’s important to know that the service lets your contacts know about when you’re available to chat, and whether you’ve read their texts.<p>That’s not all: Lifehacker has spotted Chatwatch, a new iOS app that uses WhatsApp’s public online/offline …

Apps

The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah

<b>Key highlights:</b><p>Turnover of a company owned by Shah’s son increased 16,000 times over in the year following election of PM Narendra Modi<br>• Revenue from …

WikiLeaks Cable reveals massive corruption in then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's Government

Share Email<p>A cable from the American embassy in New Delhi to the Secretary of State of the USA in 1976 published on WikiLeaks is expected to send …

Vanilla pod farmer: 'Timing is everything'

In Mauritius almost 90% of cultivated land is dedicated to sugarcane farming. However, some farmers have also started investing in the more exclusive, luxury crop of vanilla.<p>The BBC's Lerato Mbele went to see how vanilla is farmed and spoke to specialist Charlotte Daguenet about the challenges of …

You may be a genius if you can answer these 12 science trivia questions people always get wrong

28 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Well Worth Checking Out in March

Spring is almost here, and with it a fresh crop of science fiction and fantasy books to fill your shelves—with stories about werewolves, witches, …

Books

School forced to cancel classes as nearby church holds AR-15 worship ceremony

Gun fans forced an elementary school to close as they renewed their wedding vows bearing AR-15 assault rifles while wearing crowns made out of …

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan