Category: Tid Bits

Education improves decision-making ability: Study

Washington Turns out, getting proper education can enhance a person's decision-making ability. A new study led by Hyuncheol Bryant Kim,…

Exposure to digital marketing could boost energy drink usage

Washington: Digital marketing exposure increases the usage of energy drinks among adolescents, finds a study. "Consumption of energy drinks is…

Frequent on-off relationships may up depression, anxiety risk

NEW YORK: Do you have an on and off relationship with your romantic partner? Beware, it can affect your mental…

How bad is the air quality in your home?

Washington: What if you could see the microscopic air pollutants in your home? In a new study, engineers have discovered…

Here’s why huskies have blue eyes

Washington: Blue eyes are one of the major characteristics that make huskies among the most prized dogs in the world.…

Here’s how people differentiate between good, bad behaviour

Washington: A new research shows how people decide whether someone's behaviour is moral or immoral. The findings could serve as…

Why too many choices overwhelm your brain!

Washington: Do you always find it difficult to decide what to order for lunch? According to researchers, this is due…

Your dog may not be as intelligent as you think

Washington: Turns out, dogs are not exceptionally intelligent as most people think they are. Scientists reviewed evidence that compared the…

Tadweer eliminates over 2 million mosquito breeding sites in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: As part of its ongoing efforts to protect public health in Abu Dhabi, the Public Health Pest Control…

Low attendance linked to poor academic performance

Washington: Turns out, students who are chronically absent from school often perform poor academically and are more likely to be…

Scientists use AI to predict why children struggle at school

Washington: Scientists using machine learning - a type of artificial intelligence - with data from hundreds of children who struggle…

Finding ways to predict cybersickness

Washington: Do virtual reality (VR) applications make you feel nauseous? Researchers have now found a way to predict and counteract…

The glow of kindness!

Washington: The glow of kindness is real- even if it has nothing in it for you. Psychologists at the University…

Bid adieu to ‘stress eating’ at work!

New Delhi: When we ponder about the factors that contribute to our overall performance at work, we do not give…

Here’s why people edit their selfies

Washington: Turns out, editing selfies matter more for women viewers as compared to their counterparts. There is a surprising upside…

Seal slaps Kayaker in the face with an octopus in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: Footage of the moment a New Zealand fur seal slaps a stunned kayaker in the face with an octopus…

Say goodbye to festive home cleaning with Timesaverz

New Delhi: The festive season is round the corner and pre-festival home cleaning is on the priority list. With technology…

Reason behind fruits’ wonderful range of hues!

Washington: We all love bright, ripe fruits that come in different colours. But, have you ever wondered how these fruits…

Meet Trishna Shakya, Nepal’s living goddess

Kathmandu: Nepal's living goddess, Trishna Shakya, made her first public appearance after being anointed in September last year. She made…

Kids whose mothers use marijuana may try it at a younger age

Washington: Turns out, children whose mothers use marijuana are more likely to start their own marijuana usage an average of…