Roshan Tirkey

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Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a …

There’s a reason some birds don’t seem to fly south for winter anymore, scientists say

The birds and the bees are telling humans about much more than sex, a new study released Thursday says.<p>They are a harbinger of climate change, with species swapping habitats like a game of musical chairs as regions in Europe and the United States warm. Populations of American robins that winter in …

How real businesses are using machine learning

There is no question that machine learning is at the top of the hype curve. And, of course, the backlash is already in full force: I’ve heard that old joke “Machine learning is like teenage sex; everyone is talking about it, no one is actually doing it” about 20 times in the past week alone.<p>But …

India launches its urban makeover plan with smart cities

<b>New Delhi:</b> The government on Thursday picked 20 cities, including five state capitals, to launch its larger urban makeover plan.<p>It proposes to invest …

India

India worries it compromised too much on climate treaty

NEW DELHI (AP) — As the world celebrates reaching an unprecedented global climate treaty, India is praising nations' willingness to compromise for …

What to Know About the Deadly ISIS vs. al-Qaeda Rivalry

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Islam

The strange star that has serious scientists talking about an alien megastructure

“It was kind of unbelievable that it was real data,” said Yale University astronomer Tabetha Boyajian. “We were scratching our heads. For any idea that came up there was always something that would argue against it.”<p>She was talking to the New Scientist about KIC 8462852, a distant star with a very …

Universe

Opinion: Obama, Pope Francis, UN scientists can’t save Planet Earth

They’re losing the global warming battle. In spite of all their efforts, our power players — the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, U.S. …

Climate

An odd pitch to curb free speech

The Maharashtra government circular, of > <b>September 4, 2015</b>, while clarifying an earlier circular dated August 27, states that if words or signs or …

How the eyes betray your thoughts

Look closer at eye movements and you can find out what’s happening inside somebody’s head, says Mo Costandi.<p>It’s sometimes said that the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, it does …

The Brain

Why do men exist? Scientific study offers an explanation | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Since in many species, sperm is males’ only contribution to reproduction, biologists have long puzzled about why evolutionary selection, known for its ruthless efficiency, allows them to exist.<p>A shop worker rests in the shade along the beach in Recife June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Brian …

As sensors shrink, watch as 'wearables' disappear

(Reuters) - Forget 'wearables', and even 'hearables'. The next big thing in mobile devices: 'disappearables'.<p>Even as the new Apple Watch piques consumer interest in wrist-worn devices, the pace of innovation and the tumbling cost, and size, of components will make wearables smaller - so small, some …

Wearable Tech

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

fivestepguide

How Humans Are Still Evolving To Avoid Extinction

As humans accelerate our impact on the earth and on ourselves, will 50,000 years of self-evolution both destroy and save us?<p>Humans may be approaching …

What you can do about balding

What you can do about balding<p>The bad news about balding: Something like 80 per cent of men will shed some follicles in their lifetime. The good news: …

Hair Care

X-rated grooming advice from a woman

X-rated grooming advice from a woman<p>What do women want, you’ve always wondered. Well, comedian Julieanne Smolinski isn’t holding back the truth, …

Grooming

Wild and Loud Sex

What does it mean when she moans like that? Find out here<p>It started like most college hookups: Laura saw Ray at a frat party. He was quick to compliment her smile—and her ass. A few red Solo cups later, she was back at his apartment, clothes flying off. And that’s when things got weird. The fun, …

4 Things Gabrielle Union Thinks You Need to Know about Women

The sexy star shares what she likes, and a secret about Dwyane Wade<p>You may remember her as the stand-out hot girl from early-2000s movies like Bring It On and Bad Boys II. Under that hotness, Gabrielle Union, 41, is a beer-drinking, ESPN-watching guy’s girl who loves hanging out in sports bars with …

The 15-Second Test You Should Take Before Every Workout

It's super simple, but it'll help you crush every lift<p>Smashing your records in the gym might be easier than you think. A 15-second balance test can help determine if your body is prepared to go all out or if you need to back off a bit.<p>“It’s called biofeedback testing and you can incorporate it into …

8 Times Your Mom Was Totally Right About Your Love Life

There was a time when anything your mother said to you resulted in an eye roll and a petulant "But Mom!" whine. But now that you're a little older (and not living under her roof)...

Argue like a Man

Argue like a Man<p>Getty Images<p>Argue like a man<p>Some men are extremely argumentative. Others never argue at all. Having racked my brains, I can’t work …

Arrested Development

How to pull off skinny jeans

How to pull off skinny jeans<p>Tanya Vohra<p>Prabhat Shetty<p>Slim jeans are cool, but you don’t want to match your girlfriend’s look. From how to wear them …

Clothing

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

8 Foods That Will Make You Less Anxious

When you're feeling anxious, reach for the guacamole.

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

How to grow broccoli | Grow your own

Not everyone would jump at the chance to grow broccoli, but those who do will be in for a treat

A tale of two policies: US in Iraq and South Sudan | US & Canada

During the past couple of years, an almost identical scenario unfolded in two recently "liberated" countries whose regimes are proud US creations. In both cases, the leader, who also happens to be the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, accused the vice-president of treason and crimes against …

Berlin House of One: The first church-mosque-synagogue?

<b>Berlin thinks it is making religious history as Muslims, Jews and Christians join hands to build a place where they can all worship. The House of One, as it is being called, will be a synagogue, a church and a mosque under one roof.</b><p>An architecture competition has been held and the winner chosen. …