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Google Maps now shows how hard it will be to park at your destination

Update 1/27/17: The feature is now available in the full version of the app. This article has been updated to reflect this news. If you’ve ever taken longer to find a parking spot than you did driving somewhere, Google Maps might be able to help—or at least prepare you for a headache. Thanks to a new feature in the latest ... Read More »

How does China respond to US chip threats? With a $30 billion factory

For China, actions speak louder than words, especially in the escalating chip battle with the U.S., which has been hurling out verbal threats in recent months. The Chinese chip infrastructure is getting a serious boost from Tsinghua Unigroup, which is investing US$30 billion in a new foundry to make chips. The state-owned Tsinghua Holdings is a majority shareholder in Tsinghua ... Read More »

How brain can be tricked to cure mental maladies

TNN | Updated: Jan 9, 2017, 11.29 AM IST How brain can be tricked to cure mental maladies (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) When neuroscientist V S Ramachandran came up with a cardboard box and mirror to trick the brain into `seeing’ a limb that didn’t exist in the late 1990s, he created quite a stir in the scientific community . Two ... Read More »

How long will you live? Your blood test can give the answer

ANI | Jan 9, 2017, 04.42 PM IST How long will you live? Your blood test can give the answer Believe it or not, scientists at Boston University claim to have discovered a game-changing blood test that could help predict lifespans. The study, published in the journal Aging Cell on Friday, used biomarker data collected from 5,000 blood samples and ... Read More »

How In Win wowed us with the cool cases it showed at CES

In Win makes some of the coolest PC cases on the planet, and we saw some of the latest at CES 2017 in Las Vegas Dig the D-Frame 2.0 EKWB edition. If its shiny framework weren’t tempting enough, version 2.0 adds special mounting points for cooling hardware, like the EK Water Blocks we saw. The 303 Type C is a ... Read More »

How In Win wowed us with the cool cases it showed at CES

In Win makes some of the coolest PC cases on the planet, and we saw some of the latest at CES 2017 in Las Vegas Dig the D-Frame 2.0 EKWB edition. If its shiny framework weren’t tempting enough, version 2.0 adds special mounting points for cooling hardware, like the EK Water Blocks we saw. The 303 Type C is a ... Read More »

Eat honey, gazpacho: Spaniards tell how to live till 100

Reuters | Jan 4, 2017, 12.03 PM IST Eat honey, gazpacho: Spaniards tell how to live till 100 With more than 17,000 people aged 100 or over, Spain is the country with the greatest life expectancy after Japan, according to OECD data and latest census. Put on your helmet and go on for the rideICICI Lombard Want to get fairer ... Read More »

Sexual Healing: How and why

Sangeeta Soni| TNN | Updated: Jan 3, 2017, 11.25 AM IST Sexual Healing: How and why (Image Courtesy: Pixabay) We have grown up in a world that is ‘genitally armoured’. Kids are taught to refrain from touching and to hide their genitals. Masturbating is a taboo and premarital sex a sin. We have a very strong sense of moral civility ... Read More »

How our memories become permanent

IANS | Jan 2, 2017, 03.04 PM IST How our memories become permanent (Getty Images) Scientists have for the first time identified a mechanism that regulates rhythmic brain waves that play a key role in making our memories permanent. Memories undergo a consolidation process which stabilises and makes them become stronger — a process where brain waves play an important ... Read More »

How to start the New Year

Nona Walia| TNN | Jan 1, 2017, 12.00 AM IST How to start the new year Renu S. Persaud, social scientist and author, shares how one should start the new year. Let the new year be a time to work on yourself. Let it be a time of self-mastery. I believe in the importance of mastering oneself. Success flows from ... Read More »