London, Aug 28 : Why do slim and curvy women attract most men the most? Learn it from a novel "evolutionary fitness" model that predicts why modern males scout for physically attractive and slim female partners.
New Delhi, Aug 28 : You will scarcely believe this but there are people in India who are undergoing cosmetic surgery and skin treatment to post a perfect picture on Facebook.
New York, Aug 28 : If marital satisfaction is what you miss the most after the first child, plan the second baby now to get the mojo back in your love life.
New York, Aug 28 : Frequent sexist wisecracks, comments and office cultures where women are ignored are just as damaging to women as single instances of sexual coercion and unwanted sexual attention, according to a new study.
London, Aug 27 : Children who are hesitant to try new food even during their adolescence may have a poor diet and also suffer from low self-esteem and anxiety problems, suggests new research.
New Delhi, Aug 27 : In the late 1960s came the Softy. It's now moved to the next level with liquid nitrogen-based ice creams being the new rage.
New York, Aug 26 : What story can the dust collected from your house tell? These organisms can indicate not just the geographical location of your residence, but also the proportion of male and female members in the house, and can also reveal if you have a pet, says a new study.
New York, Aug 26 : If you find the behaviour of your partner alarming at times, find out if he or she is suffering from psychotic disorders in order to prevent potential harm to your own life, suggests new research that has found a similar profile in people who kill intimate partners and family members.
New York, Aug 26 : Turning to your mobile phone every time you feel a little low would only make things worse as smartphones do not help alleviate negative feelings, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
New York, Aug 26 : What do contemporary cartoons reveal about people's attitudes towards parenting? A lot, say researchers Jaclyn Tabor and Jessica Calarco who used cartoons in the New Yorker magazine to track changes in parenting during the 20th and early 21st centuries.
Hyderabad, Aug 26 : Books, pictures and paintings on walls, a gramophone , a bed, a chair and a study table. No, this is not a drawing room of a house but the welcoming lounge of a restaurant.
New York, Aug 25 : Children who have been abused experience more intense emotions than their peers who have not been abused. However, such children can be trained to control their emotions, says a study.
London, Aug 25 : Shedding emotional tears, an ability only humans are bestowed with, can improve mood over time, new research suggests.
New York, Aug 25 : Most women working in male-dominating occupations are prone to high levels of stress that can trigger poor health in them, a study has found.
London, Aug 25 : Men who feel they are short of "macho" traits and worry that others view them in the same light as well are also prone to committing violent crimes like real masculine men, a study shows.
New York, Aug 24 : Skin colour is a significant factor for male immigrants obtaining employment in the US, says a new study.
Cologne (Germany), Aug 24 : When others get off the train to go home, Leonie Muller, a German college student, stays behind. That is because she is already home: The train is her apartment, and she says she likes it that way.
New York, Aug 22 : Men please take note! Women are more likely to initiate divorces they report lower levels of relationship quality than married men, an interesting study says.
London, Aug 21 : Do you find it difficult to decide what to order for dinner every time you are in a restaurant? If yes, it could be due to interruption in the flow of communication between two areas of the brain which represent our preferences or are involved in action planning, says a new study.
London, Aug 21 : Do you ever wonder why Mondays and Fridays are the days you remember the most while dull mid-week days carry less meaning, making them more easily confused with one another?
New York, Aug 21 : Middle-aged drivers are at higher risk of crashes because they use their cellphones regularly while driving, a study has found.
New Delhi, Aug 20 : Avoid heavy make-up and dark eyes in monsoon to look chic and be comfortable, says an expert.
London, Aug 20 : Tall masculine men who are around 35 years of age are perceived to be the most dominant, says a new study.
New York, Aug 20 : Neuroscientists, including an Indian-origin researcher from Johns Hopkins University, have pinpointed a part of the brain that helps you decipher memory from new experiences.
Amsterdam, Aug. 20 : Messaging app Line has launched a new app that allows the users to share their location with contacts in real-time.
New York, Aug 20 : If you want to perform well on the professional front, try to befriend as many people as you can from racially diverse backgrounds outside of work, suggests a study.
Washington DC, Aug 20 : A new study suggests that employees who have more different-race friends outside of work also have a more diverse group of friends among their co-workers and may actually perform better at their jobs.
Kathmandu, Aug 20 : Rendered homeless by the devastating April 25 earthquake, Nepala's indomitable home-based women workers (HBW), who churn out the traditional hand-woven 'Dhaka' fabric, harnessed their exquisite craftsmanship to stitch relief material in the face of death and despair. Four months on, they are getting back to work to keep the legacy alive.
New Delhi, Aug 19 : In another setback for India's food safety regulator, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Bombay High Court order that had struck down the watchdog's advisory of May 2013, requiring prior product approvals for eight categories of food and health supplements.
New Delhi, Aug 19 : Chinos, which are casual cotton trousers made from a fabric called chino, can pass off as daily wear, but they can also be jazzed up for the right season and occasion, if chosen well.
New Delhi, Aug 19 : "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time," said American author and humourist Mark Twain.
Sydney, Aug 19 : If you love to include chillies in your diet, you have another healthy reason to do so. According to a study, consumption of hot chillies can prevent overeating via an action on nerves in the stomach, thus curbing obesity in chilli lovers.
New Delhi, Aug 17 : Stress, pollution, poor nutrition and disrupted sleep patterns are key reasons behind premature baldness, which is a problem plaguing people as early as in their twenties. A noteworthy solution, an expert says, lies in hair restoration -- a market growing at a rapid pace.
New Delhi, Aug 17 : It's important to understand the shape of your face, before you begin jewellery shopping. If you have a round face, pick a long necklace that extends below the neckline or if you have a heart-shaped face go for shorter necklaces and chokers that lend a bit of roundness to your face, says an expert.
New Delhi, Aug 16 : Indians are more concerned about their fitness now as they want to look and feel better, says David Jack. But the global master trainer of the brand Reebok feels that Indian farmers do the best fitness activity that comprises naturally-designed digging and dragging.
Washington DC, Aug 16 : Remember to feed your feed well before doing anything romantic, as a new study claims that a woman's brain respond more to romantic cues on a full stomach than an empty one.
Washington DC, August 15 : Even kitties are giving a tough competition to humans to earn Guinness World Record as recently a 26-year-old kitty, Corduroy broke the Guinness World Record for being oldest living cat in the world.
New Delhi, Aug 14 : For the Independence Day celebrations of India and Pakistan, online food delivery marketplace Foodpanda has launched a video which captures the universal love for food in both the countries.
London, Aug 14 : People with high levels of autistic traits are more likely to produce unusually creative ideas, finds a first-of-its-kind study.
New Delhi, Aug 14 : During the monsoon, the most pestering issue among people is body odour which is caused due to excessive perspiration and humidity in the air. But this can be tackled with a few simple tips.
New Delhi, Aug 14 : Swap leggings for jeans and change bodycon dresses to flowy dresses to give your slender body a frame, says an expert.
New York, Aug 13 : Actively browsing the internet hampers the in-built knowledge that we actually possess, a new study has revealed.
London, Aug 13 : The intelligence quotient (IQ) of adults born very prematurely or with very low birth weight can be predicted when they are just toddlers, new research has found.
New Delhi, Aug 11 : Standards of affluence vary according to many factors, including geography, cultural norms, family history, education - and the type of work we are willing to do. Personal wealth can be sustained or temporary, with fluctuations based upon our chosen lifestyle, the cost of living, and general economic conditions.
New York, Aug 11 : If the very thought of a maths test makes you break out in a cold sweat, the attitude of your parents may be partly to blame as a new study has found that parent's math-anxiety negatively affects kids.
New Delhi, Aug 10 : California pistachios - also called the 'smiling nut' are no stranger to most foodies - one of the best antioxidants and a popular ingredient in desserts. Add nutrients, not weight, with California pistachios in your sweet treats and main course, Corporate Chef Olivier Vincenot said at a live demo as he whipped up yummy deserts here.
New Delhi, Aug 10 : For flawless make-up, moisturise your skin well before applying the products and use fixtures to get a refreshed look.
Washington, Aug 10 : Being spiritual can help cancer patients improve their physical, mental and social well being, finds new research.
New York, Aug 9 : Emotions are not only the product of information-processing by the brain but they also directly influence the processes of learning and memory, says a study.
New Delhi, Aug 9 : No one expected 27-year-old Simmi Narayan to return to work just a month after delivering her first child - a chubby baby boy. Though her family members insisted she extend her maternity leave to at least breastfeed her baby, Narayan didn't do so as she had found the solution in a "breast pump".
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 9 : Using palm oil and a natural herb extract, researchers have produced a cooking oil that can be used repeatedly for at least 80 times, thus reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
New Delhi, Aug 8 : Layer your smell and moisturize your skin to make your fragrance last all day, says an expert.
New York, Aug 7 : Wherever he is from, a man favours a mate who is younger and physically attractive, says a study involving participants from 33 countries.
New York, Aug 7 : If you are shy about of buying Viagra publicly, making the purchase privately and online can make you equally embarrassed, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
New Delhi, Aug 7 : The monsoon brings respite from the sweltering heat but also triggers a lot of health-related issues, most of which are plain myths that have persisted over time, says an expert.
New York, Aug 7 : Women have more to lose by dating the wrong person but after a break-up, they are the ones who recover more fully that men as the time heals the wounds, an interesting study has revealed.
New Delhi, Aug 7 : Just did some calculations on my savings. If all goes well, I will be able to retire by my 212th birthday.
New York, Aug 6 : Sexual and romantic kissing is not welcomed in many cultures around the world, finds an interesting study, adding that some even find the erotic lip-lock uncomfortable and even repulsive.
London, Aug 6 : Parents, please listen carefully. If you do not enjoy the company of a second child, look back to find out if the happiness quotient has taken a nosedive between you two after the birth of your firstborn.
New Delhi, Aug 5 : Consider safety first, manage space and look for style while picking furniture for your child's room, says an expert.