Tag Archives: Making

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food. Curbing these ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer among others, suggests a ... Read More »

5 Everyday dental mistakes that are making your teeth yellower

Of all the things that can ruin a perfect selfie, yellow teeth flashing bright in the picture, is top of the list. Yellow teeth, ladies and gentlemen, can make your life a living hell. They take away your self-confidence as you are always scared of people noticing them. The question, then, is as to what causes the teeth to go ... Read More »

‘Antibiotic overuse in poultry making humans drug-resistant’

‘Antibiotic overuse in poultry making humans drug-resistant’ Researchers from the US based Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP) collected samples from 530 birds in 18 poultry farms in Punjab and tested them for resistance to a range of antibiotic medications critical to human medicine. They found high levels of antibiotic resistant pathogens in chickens being raised for eggs and meat in poultry ... Read More »

The U.S. is one of the world’s laziest countries — and it’s making us fat

Many Americans are downright lazy. And it’s making us fat. That’s among the findings of a study by Stanford University researchers using step-counters installed in most smartphones to track the walking activity of about 700,000 people in 46 countries around the world. Scott Delp, a professor of bioengineering who co-led the research, told the BBC the “study is 1,000 times larger than any ... Read More »

Character building: making our 50s house a home

In with the old: the dining room, with rustic table and Graham and Green ruler. Photograph: Suki Dhanda for the Observer Anyone who has stayed at one of the Artist Residence hotels would be intrigued by the 50s-built terraced house where the couple who run the eclectic company live. “Given our love of historical buildings, it’s not at all similar,” says Charlie ... Read More »

What is Making the Pyaar Mohabbat Sharbat Such a Popular Drink in Delhi?

All drenched, and desperately looking for that one summer quencher to infuse some life back in you? Maybe the gullies of Old Delhi has the elixir you have been hunting for. Delhi has already been facing very hot temperatures. It is over 40 degrees outside and heading out in this scorching weather could be a spoiler. However, if you happen ... Read More »

Apple Set to Begin Making iPhones in India by April-End

Apple Inc. will begin assembling iPhones in India by the end of April, a Karnataka minister says, heightening its focus on the world’s fastest-growing major smartphone market as growth slows elsewhere. The US company has tapped Taiwan’s Wistron Corp. to put together its phones in the tech capital of Bengaluru, said Priyank Kharge, the state’s information technology minister. Apple executives ... Read More »

Donald Trump Says He’s Discussed Making Apple Products in the US With Tim Cook

  The 45th President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump, is said to have spoken to Apple CEO Tim Cook about manufacturing the company’s products in the US. In an interview with the New York Times, Trump recounted a recent phone call with the Apple CEO where he said, “Tim, you know one of the things that will be a ... Read More »

BlackBerry to Stop Making Smartphones, Focus on Software Business

  BlackBerry Ltd. reported fiscal second-quarter sales that missed analyst estimates and said it will stop making its iconic smartphones and focus on its software business. The shares rose in premarket trading in New York. Key points Fiscal second-quarter earnings per share, excluding some items, was flat, compared with analysts’ average estimate of a loss of 5 cents. Revenue in ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Reportedly Making a Weird Hissing Sound Under Load

Apple started shipping the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to pre-ordered customers and made it available in retail stores on Friday, and three days later, reports of a strange issue are coming in. Cheekily calling it ‘noisegate’, several users are reporting that their iPhone 7 Plus is making a weird hissing noise, especially under load. Some users indicate the ... Read More »