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How Social Media is Revolutionizing the Wedding Industry

For better or worse, social media is affecting the way we live our lives; everything from the everyday to the once-in-a-lifetime has felt the weight of social media’s heavy influence on us. Like most things these days, the wedding industry hasn’t been immune to the power of social media, and for every potential “pro” the power of the internet presents ... Read More »

War in 140 characters: how social media is reshaping conflict in the 21st century

A woman speaks on a mobile phone as she walks past a graffiti-covered wall with a giant hashtag sign near Moscow’s Kursky railway station on November 17, 2017. AFP/Getty Images “Social media has transformed the way that wars are waged, covered, and consumed.” David Patrikarakos, a London-based author and journalist, begins his book War in 140 Characters with this claim. Though wars are ... Read More »

Is contact with parents always best? Child mental health study challenges convention

Children brought up by extended family members should not always have contact with their parents as it could harm their mental health, according to new research. Interviews carried out for the charity Grandparents Plus examined the effects of parental contact on the increasing number of children being cared for by relatives other than their parents . It is estimated that more than 180,000 ... Read More »

Is being a chef bad for your mental health?

In October last year Andrew Clarke, head chef of the much-admired Brunswick House restaurant in Vauxhall, London, posted a picture of himself to Instagram. It’s in black and white. He is sitting at a table against a wall of distressed plaster, his straggly hair unsuccessfully tucked away beneath a ragged beanie hat, tattooed arms on show. In his hand is a ... Read More »

Is Sleeping With Your Dog In the Bed Bad For Your Health?

Every night, a 45-pound, 3-year-old Dalmatian/Heeler mix shares my bed. We’ve had the same bedtime ritual for years: I give her a treat, she “gives me five” (with one paw), then “gives me ten” (with two paws), and then the lights go out. Recently, however, my dog did something that made me wonder if sharing my bed with her was ... Read More »

Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet plan is what fitness goals are made of

One remembers Mandira Bedi for many things – for breaking new ground with the unconventional TV show, Shanti, on Doordarshan; for playing the demure Preeti in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge; and for proving that women can host cricket matches too (and look great while doing it). In the recent years, we’ve also come to remember and admire Bedi for being ... Read More »

Oppo R11s Plus is now available

Oppo announced the R11s and R11s Plus in the beginning of the month with the small version going on sale two weeks ago. Now, the Plus variant joins it on the shelves as the company announced the starts of its availability in China. The Oppo R11s Plus shares plenty of hardware with the regular Oppo R11s. The chipset is the same – Snapdragon ... Read More »

Here’s what Trump is doing on mental health after the Texas shooting

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio / Axios President Trump said last week that the shooting that left 26 people dead at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was “a mental health problem,” not a gun problem. In doing so, he made mental health an issue whether mental illness was the underlying factor in the church shooting or not. Why it matters: It’s clear that Americans ... Read More »

Self Quiz: What Funding is Right for My Small Business?

Small businesses need to tread carefully when they’re looking for funding. There’s a lot of options available. Taking the time to take this 10 question self quiz will steer you toward the solution that fits your needs and budget. 10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Small Business Loan Do I Need the Cash Quickly? If you want to ... Read More »

An ESF education is for life

  It was no exaggeration when Jal Shroff called King George V School (KGV) “his school”. As a former student of KGV who had spent nine years chairing the Foundation, he ensured that his children also attended KGV and in September 2017 his granddaughter Mia will start in the same school. “I can still remember the days when girls and ... Read More »