Category: Tid Bits

Literary festival in Guwahati hosts litterateurs, writers from all across globe

Guwahati (Assam): Litterateurs, writers, novelist and authors from all across India and neighbouring countries thronged the 3rd Brahmaputra literary festival…

Here’s what you should do with your old spices

Washington: Often the pantry is filled with old dry mustard powder and paprika of doubtful age and origin. And while…

Romance scams cost more money than consumer frauds

California: The modern classic tales of online romances going wrong is reportedly costing authorities more money than any other kind…

Disneyland crowned most vegan-friendly theme park

Washington: The Disneyland Park in California has earned the title of the most vegan-friendly amusement park. The honour has been…

When coordinating with others, more is better: Study

Washington: A recent study suggests that when it comes to physical coordination, the saying, 'more the merrier' actually stands true.…

Satiating the palate is necessary to make people eat more plant-based diet

Washington: The argument over consuming less meaty and more plant-based foods has been in news for a long time. However,…

Here’s why homeschooling children is not that good an idea

Washington: Parents who homeschool their children may think that admitting them to organised sports and physical activities may keep them…

How do bees in congested hives stay cool on hot summer days?

New York: Honey bees live in large, congested cavities, often in tree hollows with narrow openings. But thanks to their…

Edinburgh considering tourist tax to maintain infrastructure

London [UK]: It seems that Edinburgh is all set to become the first UK city to impose a tourist tax.…

“Manali in Noida”: Twitter in tizzy after thick cover of hail near Delhi

NEW DELHI: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram went into an overdrive after Noida, near Delhi, looked like a snowy town after…

Here are 11 museums in Philadelphia you must visit

Washington: Philadelphia might hold the title of being the fifth largest city in the United States, but it's an intimate…

Here are table manners children should be taught

New Delhi: We have all been there. Imaging a family dinner involving young children who are excited, loud and more…

Alia’s lookalike dubbing Gully Boy dialogue goes viral

After Anushka Sharma's mirror image, Alia Bhatt's doppelganger also came out from Uttrakhand. The girl, named by Sanaya recently uploaded…

M.Tech, B.Tech, post-graduates fight for sweeper’s job in TN Assembly

Chennai: Believe it or not, persons with professional qualifications such as M.Tech, B.Tech and MBA, postgraduates as well as graduates…

School suspension, expulsion more likely to predict youth drug use than police arrest

Washington: While research has already found that disciplinary practices lead to juvenile justice interventions, yet it's unclear which form of…

Largest extinction event on Earth most likely killed plants first

WASHINGTON: A new research led by the University of Nebraska Lincoln says that plants may have suffered the wrath of…

Botox jabs effective, safe in reducing chronic migraine

London: Besides removing those wrinkles and enhancing your beauty, Botox has also been proven to be effective and safe in…

Innocent kids ‘selfie with slipper’ goes VIRAL, Big B finds it ‘fake’

NEW DELHI: A heart-touching photo of five little children posing for a selfie with a slipper has been creating the…

Japanese airline introduces popular tourist spots in Akita Prefecture

Odate: Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has introduced popular sightseeing places located in Akita Prefecture in Tohuku region of Japan,…

Flower exhibition held in Tripura to revitalize floriculture

Tripura (Agartala): Indian state of Tripura, known worldwide for its production of sweet pineapple and rubber, is now gradually making…