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What is a millennial?

You may not want to admit it, but if you were born between the early 1980’s to the mid-1990’s, you, my friend, are a millennial.<p>This group of people …

Millennials

Agriculture is in a crisis and farmers will not remain silent: former ICAR chief

<b>Patna:</b> The central and state governments should pump in about Rs 50,000 crore ($7.5 billion) to transform half a million or one million hectares of …

Agriculture

A Silent Stock Buyback Slowdown Could Spell Trouble for the Great Bull Market

After years of steady increase, stock buybacks have begun to slow in the U.S. equities market, according to data from Bloomberg. That could mean the …

Stocks

Saving amphibians from a deadly fungus means acting without knowing all the answers

The calls of frogs on warm nights in the spring are a welcome sound, telling listeners that the seasons are changing and summer is coming. Today, …

U.S. Geological Survey

Video on social media: the return of the silent film

At the first movie studio in the US, Thomas Edison filmed cat videos, which are also popular on social media now.<p>All of that has given rise to a …

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Sep 19, 2017 09:47 pm | Updated Date: Sep 19, 2017 …

Asia

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Uses a Brilliant (and Surprising) Tactic to Inspire More Productive Meetings

Why giving your meetings a "silent start" can help brilliant ideas emerge.<p>We've all been there: Wasting precious time as we sit in a meeting which is heading nowhere fast.<p>There are lots of reasons this happens, but many times it comes down to a lack of preparation. Think about it: You can send an …

Jeff Bezos

These Intimate Photos Are A Silent Tribute To Labor Nurses Everywhere

Photographer’s portfolio reminds moms how much amazing support they had during labor<p>Last week we shared an image of a nurse helping a postpartum …

Women's News

Loneliness: A silent killer

Loneliness and social isolation could now be a greater risk factor for premature death than obesity.<p>Of all the health threats we hear about on a …

Beware partner who was silent about secret child: Ellie

<b>Towards the end of last year, I learned from a friend/co-worker that my boyfriend of six years cheated on me during the first year of our</b> …

Relationships

September 2017 Bike Commuter Gear

We have rounded up some more practical and functional accessories to turn your commute more pleasant. Some cool stuff that´ll make the time you spend …

Cool Stuff

Silent Battle Cry: How 'The Handmaid's Tale' Speaks Volumes Through Visuals

When words fail visuals speak.<p>In the dystopian world of Gilead, where a totalitarian theonomy has enslaved fertile women to turn them into …

Handmaid's Tale

Speedy Ortiz, Shamir & more playing Silent Barn’s Fall Fundraiser Week

<b>September 25-29</b> at Brooklyn DIY venue <b>Silent Barn</b> is <b>Fall Fundraiser Week</b>, “a weeklong fundraiser to benefit The Silent Barn’s programs featuring …

Music

Mumbai: Silent dandiya night to combat noise pollution by using headphones

<i>Illustration/Ravi Jadhav</i><p>In one of the most recalled scenes from the Ranbir Kapoor-Anushka Sharma starrer Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, we see the two get their …

Headphones

Texas Rangers: Instant replay: Bats go silent as Rangers shut out by Angels in Anaheim | SportsDay

Instant replay and observations from the Rangers' 2-0 loss to Los Angeles on Saturday night at Angels Stadium of Anaheim, which is near Santa Ana and …

Sports

Nancy Pelosi Made the Entire Table Go Silent With This Remark During Dinner With Trump, Democrats

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reportedly made the entire table go silent during a White House dinner with President Donald Trump and …

U.S. Congress

Your Annoying Fall Allergy Symptoms Might Not Be Allergies at All

If you wake up mornings with an annoying post-nasal drip and a scratchy cough that lingers all day, you're probably blaming fall allergies, or maybe …

Alternative Medicine

"Riverdale" Showrunner Teases Photo of Betty In Danger During Christmastime

Is that an evil Santa?<p>Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the showrunner of <i>Riverdale</i>, has been sharing script covers and leaking some serious hints on his Instagram about Season 2 of the hit CW series. And his latest post has fans pretty darn nervous.<p>The image shows what seems to be Lili Reinhart’s character …

TV

Whelan opens up on dangers of 'silent killer'

Former Dublin footballer Ciaran Whelan has opened up on the "silent killer" that almost cost him his life.<p>Back in July, Whelan was diagnosed with …

News (Ireland)

Beware of the silent death traps on your dairy farm

In Summary<p>When building dairy structures, keenly review all aspects of safety in the unit. A farmer should use structural designs recommended by …

Kenya

Cell C’s decision to cut international roaming rates is good business

On Tuesday Cell C announced that it had reduced international roaming rates for 99 networks in 58 countries.<p>Effective from 13 September 2017, the …

Mobile

This is not the time for journalists to remain silent, divided

The year 1993 was Mumbai’s annus horribilis: The post-Babri demolition riots were followed by the ghastly terror blasts. What is perhaps less known …

Shiv Sena

Harvey and Irma were hard. But most of the world’s disasters are ignored.

What a disastrous few weeks. Historic hurricanes, massive earthquakes, and large-scale wildfires have all simultaneously struck the Americas, …

Opinion

UNC Students threaten federal lawsuit over "Silent Sam"

University of North Carolina students threatened a federal lawsuit Wednesday unless the Chapel Hill campus’ “Silent Sam” statue is taken down.<p>Hampton …

Law

BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept is a Look at a Silent, Bulbous Future

While most spotlights were trained on the brutish <b>BMW Concept X7 iPerformance SUV</b> and the sharp <b>M8 GTE race car</b>, the German automaker quietly pulled …

Autos

5 takeaways from FleishmanHillard's Authenticity Gap study

Brands no longer have the option to be silent on divisive social issues, according to the fourth iteration of FleishmanHillard’s Authenticity Gap …

Public Relations

Marc Jacobs Staged a Silent, Colorful Runway

Marc Jacobs staged his show at the Park Avenue Armory in utter silence until an opera-soundtracked finale, making tonight just a shade more musical …

Fashion

We Tried to Peacefully Protest. Then the University Shut Us Down.

By 9:30 a.m. on August 31, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s campus police were the proud owners of five new picnic tables, a few …

Racism