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Vitamins & Herbs That Cure Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing or hissing sound in one or both ears. Some common causes include damage to the cells of the inner ear, hearing loss …

A pill a day might not cure iron deficiency

People who take daily iron supplements may not be absorbing enough. Scientists say a molecule called hepcidin blocks absorption in the intestine more …

Wellness

How — and why — to hack your Wi-Fi network

FRAMINGHAM, Mass — Attempting to “hack” into your own wireless network can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways …

Information Security

Mumbai: Cyber crooks are stealing your money through your phone

<b>Bank speak</b><br>Authorities from the State Bank of India (SBI), Bank of India (BOI) did not want to be quoted. However, an SBI official, on condition of …

Bank of India

Grammarly Blog

This speech disorder often overlaps with autism

Some children with autism should undergo ongoing screenings for apraxia, a rare neurological speech disorder, because the two conditions often go …

Autism

21 Wall Art Projects That Are Actually Affordable

Budget beauties.

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

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

Oh Maggi: Really, how dangerous is MSG

The jury is still out there, but India's favourite go-to food option, our two-minute noodle friend Maggi, is in a hot soup. The Food Safety and Drug …

Processed Food

Say goodbye to your clunky air conditioner — this kitchen table uses no electricity to regulate the temperature of your apartment

Consisting simply of a surface and legs, the table is one piece of furniture that has remained largely the same for thousands of years.<p>But now, a French design duo has come up with a way to turn the humble table into a means of climate control that doesn't use any electricity.<p>Paris-based industrial …

Why do men exist? Scientific study offers an explanation

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 …

Biology

Is nicotine all bad?

LONDON,(Reuters) - Since he ditched Marlboro Lights five years ago, Daniel’s fix is fruit-flavored nicotine gum that comes in neat, pop-out strips. He gets through 12 to 15 pieces a day and says he has “packets of the stuff” stashed all over. But he doesn’t see himself as a nicotine addict.<p>A man …

Public Health

The philosopher who studies the experience of coffee

Is coffee much deeper than it appears? David Robson meets a philosopher who certainly thinks so – he's attempting to use the drink to probe the human mind.<p>It’s like I’m drinking the dying embers of a log-fire – smoky and tinged with the tang of creosote. As I concentrate harder, I notice its …

Coffee

DIY: Build the 'Sun-Blaster', a 1000w LED Adjustable Flashlight for Just $40

If you've got some know-how and a little time on your hands, this DIY tutorial from DIY Perks shows you how to build the "Sun-Blaster", a portable …

Ringing ears light up the brain’s emotion center

People with tinnitus “hear” ringing, buzzing, or hissing in their ears much like an amputee might “feel” pain in a missing limb. While exposure to …

Neurophilosophy

India's child labour 'reforms' could make it a dangerous place to invest

Government signals plan to stimulate economic growth by removing basic protections for workers and ending ban on child labour<p>Something momentous is happening in India – and not many outsiders are noticing. Prime minster Narendra Modi’s government has recently announced significant changes to the …

The mind-bending effects of foreign accent syndrome

A little-known condition causes people to adopt a new accent – and lose a part of their identity in the process, finds David Robson.<p>Julie Matthias’s family have a game they sometimes like to play after she comes home, disappointed, from another doctor’s appointment. During dinner, they pick a …

How to Make Your Own Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar, cooly referred to as ACV, is beyond wonderful. Not only is it a flavorful addition to recipes, the likes of beans, salads and …

A Picture To Show You Clearly The Effects of Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO On Images

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Junk food kills bacteria that protect against obesity, heart disease and cancer, study finds

Strong link between good bacteria, diet and overall health discovered after researchers lived on McDonald's meals for 10 days straight<p>Eating junk food kills stomach bacteria which protect against obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, inflammatory bowel conditions and autism, fresh studies have …

C.H.I.P. — the super tiny computer that only costs $9

If you thought the $35 Raspberry Pi 2 was a small and cheap computer, think again. Next Thing Co.'s open-source C.H.I.P. is an even smaller barebones …

Hunting for heartbeats: NASA technology rescues 4 quake survivors in Nepal

Four men were rescued from damaged buildings in Nepal with help from<p>NASAtechnology that detects people’s heartbeats, officials said Friday.<p>A radar detector known as Finder, or Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response, was able to locate two survivors in a collapsed textile factory …

Parents Catch Son Doing This In The Shower And It's The Most Hilarious Thing

Despite the immense humor of this video, we all know that we've been guilty of doing the same thing at one point or another. Perhaps it was even as …

This Is The First Baby Conceived With Controversial Mitochondrial Method

One of several due to be born this summer<p>Zain Rajani was born 22 days ago in Toronto, Canada. To say he was much anticipated would be an understatement—his parents, Natasha and Omar Rajani, had been trying for four years to get pregnant. Finally, they turned to in vitro fertilization, but Natasha’s …

How to share your iPhone photos with AirDrop

You know the drill: everyone gathers around for photos, and then everyone <i>in</i> the photos says, "Hey, can you send me those?"<p>Now comes the hassle of sending a bunch of text messages and/or emails -- provided you have all the necessary phone numbers and email addresses, of course. That's how most of us …

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