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“Triphala is one of the most effective Ayurvedic herbs”

In India, for the launch of the world’s first ever Genomeceuticals range of products, Dr Dan Gubler, chief scientific officer, Unicity, feels good health is the right combination of nutrition, exercise and science-based supplementation. Diet Modern diet is bad. It is loaded with processed and fast food. When it comes to diet, one should steer clear of simple sugar. A healthy diet is ... 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 »

Social media is both vital and risky for our children. Here’s how we can keep them safe

Kids can make great use of the internet, but it isn’t risk free (Stock Image) CREDIT: PETER BYRNE/PA WIRE How can you teach your children to use the internet safely? It’s a question I’ve been thinking about a lot, as the father of five and seven year-old sons who are already adept with parental tablets and laptops alike. They know the internet ... Read More »

Comedy is the new coffee for many Indians

Wondering what a growing number of Indians are doing at seven every morning, apart from getting ready for work? They are trying to have a good laugh. With rising stress levels, comedy is the new coffee for many Indians, who are hooked on to their smart devices. “Our viewers in India (61%) are the most likely to watch comedy ahead of their ... Read More »

Music is a DISTRACTION when you’re driving: Listening to the radio makes it difficult to concentrate and can slow down reaction times

Listening to music while driving could be having a serious affect on your ability to concentrate. Scientists measured brain activity while volunteers concentrated on sounds coming from speakers. Participants were found to have slower reaction times and higher mental stresses when looking away from the audio source they were focusing on. The scientists behind the study believe the effect could ... Read More »

This Incredible Chocolate-Covered Apple Is Stuffed With Cheesecake

Bakers are known for their wonky schedules, but Monique Saunders, the baker behind Unique Sweets & Treats has the average one beat. She does the early mornings and the weekend shifts, but the Baltimore-based home baker also has a nine-to-five as an intake specialist at a drug treatment center. Taking on what’s turned into a second full-time gig was never Saunders’ ... Read More »

Is Fashion Ready for Fifth Harmony?

For most pop acts, uniformity is the fashion goal, from the Supremes’s identical sequined gowns to Destiny’s Child’s Tina Knowles costumes. Traditionally, singing together means dressing in sync. But lately, modern girl bands have stopped matching, choosing instead to embrace each artist’s personality with individual outfits. No group personifies this shift better than Fifth Harmony, the chart-topping quartet who rose ... Read More »

Breakout Role: Despite Growing Pains, Oman’s Tourism Is Booming

Never thought of visiting Oman? Well, you might be soon. In our Breakout Role series, we take a look at places that have seen huge increases in tourism in the last few years, and try to figure out what’s causing all the hype. Since he started leading tours to Oman in 2000, Peter Gardiner has planned trips for groups of ... Read More »

Is it Better to Invest in Startups Early or Late?

In a recent blog post, venture capitalist Jason Lemkin made an interesting point about the valuation of seed stage companies. He said that the right valuation for a seed round is “one-third or less of what the next round investors will pay … If not, it’s a bad deal. It’s way too much risk versus the next round. Anyone logical would ... Read More »

Astrology as a Service Shows How Tech Is Disrupting Everything

HIGHLIGHTS Astrology software providers have grown significantly in India Vedic Rishi is providing APIs anyone can use for apps Some of its biggest customers are matrimonial websites Chandan Tiwari is the founder of Vedic Rishi, an astrology-technology services provider with an API anyone can plug into an app or website to provide users with horoscopes, predictions, and astrological calculations. Tiwari, an ... Read More »