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Wednesday’s best TV: Joanna Lumley’s India; The Windsors

On a charm offensive … Joanna Lumley’s India, ITV. Photograph: ITV Joanna Lumley’s India  9pm, ITV A three-part charm offensive from Joanna Lumley. As ever, it’s the lightly worn personal history (“When I was a model … where my grandfather was a political officer …”) and unforced people skills (“Hello, sweetheart”) that you tune in for as much as the ... 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 »

The media dangerously misuses the word ‘trolling’

We need to call out trolling for what it is: harassment and abuse. Dragana Gordic/Shutterstock The word “trolling” has become a media stand-in for online behaviours that are nothing to laugh about. Journalist Ginger Gorman touched on this in her recent “Staring Down The Trolls” series, which explores the experiences of people who are harassed in digital spaces and offers advice ... Read More »

The Marketing & Branding Startup Which Has Been Profitable Since Day 1

Zamstars,  a startup which provides marketing, branding and sales solutions to various brands across various industry verticals namely real estate, chatbots- Artificial Intelligence, education sector, accreditation management etc has been profitable since day 1. To help you start, run & expand and find out how they did it, we share the story of Zamstars: Success Mantra Our Mantra to success ... Read More »

The Worst Type of Marketing (And How To Avoid it)

CREDIT: Getty Images  This speaks to me on so many levels that I had to share it with you. It comes courtesy of an internet marketer I’ve bought software from in the past. His latest product is one that produces “fake” Facebook Live viewers, likes, and so on: I blocked out the bottom portion of the ad (complete with the ... Read More »

The Best Movies and TV Shows of 2017, So Far

As we head off to our Fourth of July holidays to celebrate what’s left of America, it’s time to take a look back at the year we’ve had so far. Somehow we’re halfway through 2017—and, despite everything, we have seen quite a few good movies and watched some great TV. Which certainly is worth celebrating. For this list, we’re only counting movies ... Read More »

The Top 4 Challenges Small Business Owners Face Today

Whether it’s performing day-to-day operations or planning long-term growth, small business owners face countless obstacles to their success. From rising office supply costs to the health of the national economy, sometimes prioritizing the issues to focus on is a huge challenge by itself. “There is no magic bullet in business,” said JJ Ramberg, host of MSNBC’s “Your Business” and founder ... Read More »

The costs of failing on the job creation front

The potential Indian labour force will continue to rise in the coming decades. Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint Former Chinese president Hu Jintao had famously confided to his US counterpart George W. Bush that the one issue that kept him awake at night was creating enough new jobs to maintain social stability. It is a concern that has—or at least should have—resonated with ... Read More »

‘On the Last Day of High School, I Almost Died. CPR Saved My Life.’

It was the last day of high school. With one exam left to go, a group of us were sitting in the senior class hangout, some watching Netflix, some cramming for the test. I was braiding my friend Jackie Acierno’s hair. I’d gotten midway down her back when I started to feel dizzy. I had been having similar spells for about ... Read More »

Hit the Beach for Work and Play

Priyanka heads to the beaches of Goa for the launch of a new phone by Motorola, the Moto Z2 Play. Rahul gets us some more scoops from Computex 2017 in Taipei, and this time it’s VR, overclocking, and new display technology. Samsung announces two new phones the Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. Sugandha tells us all about the ... Read More »