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19 Key Metrics to Guide Your First Blog

My email service provider (ConvertKit) recently published a great report called State of the Blogging Industry. In it, they reveal some fascinating findings gleaned from a survey of more than 850 bloggers. Since I regularly advise my readers to start a blog to begin content marketing, I thought I’d see which blogging metrics might help guide you as you jump ... Read More »

Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life

ANI | Jan 17, 2017, 12.30 PM IST Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life (Courtesy: Thinkstock) The finding that coffee drinkers tend to live longer than people who abstain has long puzzled scientists. US scientists believe they’ve found the answer – and it’s to do with caffeine. It helps to block chemicals in the blood ... Read More »

Key indicators linking violence and mental illness identified

Key indicators linking violence and mental illness identified US researchers claim to have found the risk factors associated with adults having mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. Previous study found that almost one-third of adults with mental illness were likely to be victims of violence within a six-month period. The study found that factors such as homelessness, in-patient ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T leaks in photo, key specs re-confirmed

A leaked photo seemingly of OnePlus’ upcoming smartphone, the OnePlus 3T, has surfaced online. The photo shows a device whose back has design similar to the OnePlus 3 and front (with a ‘T’ on screen) partially visible in a mirror. The leak came courtesy of a Weibo post, which also re-confirmed some of the device’s key specs: Snapdragon 821 SoC, ... Read More »

Prices of key drugs down 35%

Medicines The drug price regulator has slashed prices of 43 commonly used essential medicines by up to 35%, a move expected to benefit patients suffering from several critical diseases and who need expensive medicines. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority reduced prices of drugs used in treatment of ailments like diabetes, cancer, asthma, cardiovascular diseases, mental disorders and kidney failure. Prices ... Read More »

Odd Cure: Sea-Snail Venom Holds Key To Diabetes Medication, Study Says

MELBOURNE: The venom of a carnivorous sea snail could hold the key for artificial, fast-acting insulin for diabetes patients, an Australian study has found. Researchers from Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) discovered the unusual three-dimensional structure of the insulin, a hormone that turns glucose ingested into liver and skeletal muscle cells, within the cone snail’s venom, Xinhua news ... Read More »

BeOn key fob review: A convenient accessory for BeOn Smart Security Lighting

When we reviewed BeOn’s Home Protection System last December, we complemented BeOn for its ingenuity and ease of use, but lamented the bulb system’s lack of support for any of the major smart-home systems The company said such support was in the works, but it’s been nearly a year and we’re still waiting. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE BeOn Home Security ... Read More »

RPSC RAS/RTS Prelims 2016: Official answer key released at rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in

The official answer key of Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS/RTS) combined computer (Pre) examination 2016 has been released. All those candidates who have appeared for the same are required to check their results at the official website, www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in  . The exam was successfully conducted by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) on August 28, 2016 from 10 am to 1 pm. ... Read More »

Early brain connections key to reading

A new study from MIT reveals that a brain region dedicated to reading has connections for that skill even before children learn to read. By scanning the brains of children before and after they learned to read, the researchers found that they could predict the precise location where each child’s visual word form area (VWFA) would develop, based on the ... Read More »

‘Simple’ data is the key to economy: UBS economist

Upbeat economic data haven’t made for upbeat markets in 2016. Much of the focus, according to Drew Matus, deputy chief U.S. economist at UBS, has been on GDP. But his key to the U.S. economy is diving into “simple data” like weekly jobless claims. “If claims don’t go up, nothing bad is happening,” Matus told CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” on Thursday. ... Read More »