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Why video games may be good for you

Games have long been accused of making players violent, but evidence has been building over the years that they can have positive effects. Scientists say they are not only understanding why, but they also trying to put these observations to the test. The spreadsheet was seven feet long. Printed in nine-point font were the names of the perpetrators of mass ... Read More »

Heart of the Home: 4 Luxury Accessories for Your Kitchen Island Space

No matter how busy you are, or how successful you become, nothing compares to the joy of spending quality time with friends and family in the kitchen. Whether you are cooking up a gourmet meal for two or preparing a feast for a full house, the kitchen brings people closer together, making it the most important room in every home. ... Read More »

Nasa’s latest Mars craft nears landing for unprecedented seismic mission

Nasa’s first spacecraft built to explore the deep interior of another world streaked toward a landing scheduled for Monday on a vast, barren plain on Mars, carrying instruments to detect planetary heat and seismic rumblings never measured anywhere but Earth. After sailing 301 million miles (548 million km) on a six-month voyage through deep space, the robotic lander InSight was ... Read More »

Benefits of Video Games For Kids & Adults

Video games are often dismissed as unsophisticated or the domain of couch potatoes, but did you know that many common elements of these simulated worlds can provide tangible benefits in real life? Benefits of video games for both children and adults include: Healthy brain stimulation Development of problem-solving skills Stress relief Learn more about the benefits of video games before ... Read More »

Who Pays For Wildfire and Hurricane Damage? Everyone.

New Mexico homeowners might think their inland location buffers them from the financial toll of climate change, but they’re still paying for climate-related property damage occurring in coastal states. New research finds that homeowners in New Mexico and other states that are more lenient in their regulation of homeowners insurance prices are subsidizing the rising cost of insuring residential property ... Read More »

Health Ministry updates discharge policy for Coronavirus Patients; releases FAQs

New Delhi: Even as India saw the highest jump of 4,000 plus cases of novel coronavirus in a single day, and with the cases rising unabated in the country, the Health Ministry said that there was a need for a revived discharge policy for the coronavirus patients having mild and moderate symptoms. The health ministry on late Sunday evening issued ... Read More »

‘Yellow bindis’ mean high-risk: India’s new health map for women and children

Health workers Vimla Gochar and Lata Nayar arrange visits to new mothers, like Nirmala, according to highest priority. All photography by Amrit Dhillon. It’s 10am and time for the first home visit of the day. After consulting a colour-coded map on the wall of the village centre, the three female health workers make their way through the winding lanes of ... Read More »

Australia slashes Pacific aid funding for health as region battles medical crises

Australia has increased foreign aid to the Pacific, but slashed spending on health, even as the region battles several medical crises. Photograph: Allan Stephen/Unicef/AFP via Getty Images Australia’s aid funding to health programs across the Pacific region has been slashed in the past five years, even as Pacific nations have battled health crises, including a devastating measles outbreak, polio and ... Read More »

Mobile phone retailers to boycott Samsung for three days

Kolkata: Brick-and-mortar mobile phone retailers across the country have decided to boycott business with Samsung for three days next week, with the Korean giant not withdrawing the consumer promotion with Amazon Pay, Amazon’s digital payment service. In a Whatsapp message sent by the offline cellphone retailer lobby, All India Mobile Retailers Association (AIMRA), to the trade on Friday evening said retailers will boycott “Samsung business ... Read More »

From cloud gaming to virtual reality, trends gamers should watch out for

Gaming is now a huge global phenomenon that is challenging the traditional entertainment industry like never before. Nearly three-fourths of the entertainment market today is made up of online and mobile gaming platforms. Online gaming, as a segment, is estimated to become a $1.1 billion opportunity by 2021, according to Google-KPMG. This growth is coming on the back of relentless ... Read More »