New Delhi, Nov 28 : Since time immemorial, we have been told to sit, walk and eat in a particular way to give out a strong impression to others, but there are certain myths that need to be broken.
New Delhi, Nov 27 : Now that my children are all on Facebook I don't punish them for misdeeds any more. I just tag them on old family pictures I upload of them pooping at the poolside and the like!
Toronto, Nov 26 : Did it ever occur to you that sex in a hotel room is much steamier, longer and fulfilling than at home? Well, do not hide the smile on your face as an interesting survey spanning 11 countries and 2,200 people has found that you are not alone.
London, Nov 26 : People are happiest about their sex lives after a year into their relationship, and thereafter the frequency and passion in the action between the sheets gradually declines, a new study says.
London, Nov 26 : Human exposure to nature is linked to safer communities with better social and community interactions, says a new study.
New York, Nov 26 : While it is known that price, not just taste, can impact our evaluation of a restaurant meal, researchers have now discovered which part of the meal matters the most in judging quality of a pricey food.
New York, Nov 25 : Do you always rush for a good deal and take pride in the possessions that you buy at a great discount even if you can afford the full price of the product? Welcome to the club of sport shoppers!
London, Nov 25 : Betrayals of trust resulting from moral disputes among our ancestors forced them to avoid conflicts and spread quickly to new regions on the Earth around 100,000 years ago, find researchers.
Toronto, Nov 25 : We are more likely to do the right thing in situations of moral conflict when it requires little to no effort, says a study.
London, Nov 25 : New mothers please take note! Your three-year-old toddler may take cues from your attitude towards obese people and start shaping their their own anti-fat attitude, says a study.
New Delhi, Nov 25 : Whenever we think of having chicken, it is always a soft, succulent piece of juicy goodness that makes you want more and more each time. This is exactly what is offered by a globally recognised outlet, known for its excellent chicken preparations and located in the heart of the metropolis.
New York, Nov 23 : Call it an irony but teenage girls with four or more tattoos may show off a higher self-esteem to their friends and relatives but they are also at a high suicide risk, claim researchers.
Jeypore, Nov 23 : Every day, over 100 women in colourful attire are seen selling forest products, fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers in Jeypore town, the sub-divisional headquarters and nerve-centre of Koraput district, around 600 km from state capital Bhubaneswar.
New York, Nov 23 : If you think that mouthwatering "umami" taste comes to you via your tongue which sends signals to the brain "telling" you what we have tasted, read on.
Guwahati, Nov 23 : With a large Bengali population in all the towns in Assam and other parts of the northeast, there is hardly any dearth of Bengali food in the region. Most of the towns in Assam and other states in the region have several restaurants of different sizes and scales serving Bengali cuisine.
New York, Nov 22 : Can a stormy discussion over a political issue at bedtime affect your love life? Very much, finds an interesting poll, suggesting that conflicting political views can kill the heat between some of the couples.
New York, Nov 22 : Sexual desire in some people has nothing to do with addiction to porn, finds a new survey, adding that some "sex addicts" do not watch more porn as perceived earlier and actually feel more shameful about it.
Srinagar, Nov 22 : Electric power woes in winter have become endemic in Jammu and Kashmir and, for the moment, there is no light at the end of the tunnel. People of the state have become cynical enough to say that the problem would be solved only after India and Pakistan resolve the Kashmir issue.
Tokyo, Nov 22 : Have you ever wondered why some people stay happier despite having limited means to enjoy the good things in life? The secret may lie in having more gray matter mass in a brain region, according to a new research.
New York, Nov 22 : Yeasts used to ferment cocoa during chocolate production can modify the aroma of chocolate -- resulting into a new era of boutique chocolates, Belgian researchers report.
New Delhi, Nov 20 : "Man develops breasts from eating chicken," said the headline of a report sent to me by a reader in China.
New York, Nov 19 : What would you try to steal from your spouse if she decides to spy on your smartphone - your financial transactions or that library of nude pictures? Banking data, reveals a 11-nation survey.
New Delhi, Nov 10 : Make sure you're serving the right food delights for your Diwali party! Try combining something sweet and salty, or keep mostly finger foods, says an expert.
New Delhi, Nov 10 : If you're fighting against time to deck up your home with a traditionally done rangoli, head to the market and you'll be surprised with the quick fixes available to help you out.
New Delhi, Nov 10 : Why should girls have all the fun? Men can easily make a fashion statement with a few tips in mind for a traditional look. Opt for Nehru jackets and bandhgala this festive season, says an expert.
New Delhi, Nov 10 : This Diwali, gift your near and dear ones with customized gifts. Shower your love and affection with exotic gifts, moving apart from the traditional sweet.
New York, Nov 10 : Do you forward a chain mail even though you know fully well that your action would not bring any promised luck? This is because you might consider the costs of ignoring rationality is low relative to the costs of ignoring intuition, suggests new research.
New York Nov 5 : While envy lessens with age, both men and women are more likely to envy someone of their own age, reveals a new study.
Beijing, Nov 4 : The land of chopsticks holds a surprise for anyone who believes in the notion that Chinese food is greasy, rather bland for some, and rather too spicy for others. For eternal love for Chinese food I possessed, I noticed the authentic variety has some theatre to it - right from the way it is served to how it is eaten.
Toronto, Nov 3 : The men with the broadest smile on their face may actually be toiling a little harder than you. Researchers have found that those men who offer fair contribution to household chores enjoy more frequent and better sex.
Shillong, Nov 3 : Indigenous communities from 58 countries have assembled in this mountainous state capital of Meghalaya to celebrate their food cultures and to discuss how to bring their knowledge and food production into modern times.
New York, Nov 3 : Children may develop a sense of self-esteem even before they begin kindergarten, reveals an interesting research.
New York, Nov 3 : Talking about the birds and the bees with your adolescent kids can protect them against risky sexual behaviour, suggests new research.
London, Nov 2 : In today's selfie-obsessed world, how many self-portraits do you think an average youngster snaps in a year? Well, more than 2,000 selfies a year, according to a new study.
New York, Nov 2 : A computer science doctoral candidate at the Stanford University has developed a formula for taking the perfect selfie using artificial intelligence (AI).
New York, Nov 2 : Patients are comfortable receiving the results of common medical tests through password-protected websites or portals, a study has found.
Srinagar, Nov 2 : A riot of colour and cackle has returned to the wetland reserves of Jammu and Kashmir with the first arrivals of thousands of migratory birds from far off lands this year.
New York, Nov 1 : Couples raising a child with developmental disabilities do not face a higher risk of divorce, especially if they have larger families, as compared to those couples raising typically developing kids, new research has found.
New York, Nov 1 : Fast food companies advertise children's meals on TV with ads that feature toy premiums, and the use of these toy premiums may prompt children to request eating at fast food restaurants, a study suggests.
New York, Oct 31 : A large number of Facebook employees are shunning their iPhones and switching to Android devices. And they are doing it - not necessarily willingly - under strict instructions from chief product officer Chris Cox!
New York, Oct 31 : A man finds a woman of greater intelligence attractive only when she is distant or far away from his mind, not when she is right next to him, a new study says.
New Delhi, Oct 30 : Donning horns, smeared with "zombie" make-up and wearing Dracula capes, party-loving Delhiites, at their "creepiest-best", are all geared up for Halloween night on Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 29 : Make sure to wear red in any form on Karva Chauth on Friday, and while praying to the moon on the occasion, try to stand in a south-west corner. It will boost love and understanding between you and your husband, says an expert.
New Delhi, Oct 29 : Married Indian men are willing to fast for their wife to celebrate and share the experience together, according to a survey coinciding with Karva Chauth, when mostly Hindu women in north India fast for their husband's long life.
New York, Oct 29 : Elderly people are not considered wiser for nothing. They are actually better at correcting their mistakes as compared to those younger, a new study finds.
London, Oct 29 : Whether you are trying to lose weight or quit smoking, the more frequently you monitor progress, the greater the chances of attaining your goal, suggests new research.
New York, Oct 29 : Polygyny - where one husband has more wives than one - may not be as bad as it is often made out to be. New research has found that the practice of sharing a husband may, in some circumstances, lead to greater health and wealth for women and their children.
Chennai, Oct 28 : With an all-new expanded menu Ayna restaurant at the Hilton Chennai will now cater to the varied Indian palate and is the first in the chain in this country to offer pan-Indian cuisine, a senior official said.
New Delhi, Oct 26 : Men should opt for face wash with natural ingredients, use after-shave products according to skin-type and more to take care of their facial skin, says an expert.
New Delhi, Oct 26 : No time to prepare elaborate dishes due to busy schedules this Diwali? Offer easy and quick to make paneer tikka or aloo vada to your stream of guests, says an expert.
New Delhi, Oct 26 : His boots and cameras have traversed nearly all of the globe, but hold a very special place for one of his favourite places on the earth - India. Steve McCurry, whose camera captured the haunting and iconic "Afghan Girl" for an NG cover, said "secularism and inclusiveness are one of the greatest things about India" although there could be contradictions about the country.
New Delhi, Oct 23 : Ageing is a natural phenomenon which everyone has to go through, but consuming dark chocolates or blueberries can help slow down the process with better results, says an expert.
New Delhi, Oct 23 : Keep your snacks small in size and also simple by adding a little salt to taste and mild pepper for the festive season, says an expert.
Washington, Oct 23 : The repetitive babbles of babies primarily are motivated by the infants' ability to hear themselves, shows a US study.
London, Oct 23 : Music can have tremendous power over emotions, but listening to sad or aggressive music to improve the mood can backfire, suggests new research.
London, Oct 23 : Workers who feel emotionally attached to and identify with their work have better psychological well-being, says a new study.
New York, Oct 22 : If you want a long and happy married life start thanking your spouse at every opportunity, suggests new research.
New York, Oct 22 : The option of watching television online may make the experience more pleasurable, but it will not influence the amount of time a person spends viewing TV, says a new study.
Shimla, Oct 22 : Nestled amidst quaint mountains with the mighty Dhauladhar range in its backdrop adding to its glory, the Bir-Billing area in Himachal Pradesh this weekend will have more to offer than just India's first AAI Paragliding World Cup 2015.
Baijnath (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 22 : In this ancient pilgrimage town of Himachal Pradesh, known for the 13th century old Lord Shiva temple, the effigy of demon king Ravana doesn't go up in flames on Dussehra.