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Virginity and the Indian psyche

Vivan Bhatena

Virginity continues to be a desired quality in a woman when it comes to marriage while not being so much of a pre-requisite for men

Not everything is about love


Staring into someone's eyes for 10 seconds? Romantic. Staring into someone's eyes for 10 straight minutes? Kind of creepy—and, apparently, hallucinogenic.

What are those voices in our heads?


The voice we hear in our head comes in many forms. It can psyche us up for a big interview, help us remember an important speech, or guilt-trip us into calling our grandparents more often.

A giant step in cancer research

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Scientists in the US have managed to get cancerous human cells to start growing normally again by injecting them with biological processors called microRNAs.

Scientists create slow-melting ice cream

Slow-melting ice-cream might actually become a thing (Picture Courtesy: Pixabay)

Ice cream fans could soon savour a slower-melting treat on a hot day

Lights out for Tokyo's modernist masterpiece Hotel Okura


It will close its doors to make way for a gleaming new hotel rebuilt in time for the...

Threads of bonding

Sophie Choudry

This Raksha Bandhan, celebs tell us about the common threads of similitude that bind them to their siblings for life...

Bad dates can actually wreck your immune system, study shows

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Chemical imbalance and psychological distress are the side-effects you may face

Eating steak daily can be as beneficial as quitting smoking: study

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Regenerative qualities of amino acids make this possible

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.

To understand the Patidar, or Patel, stir in Gujarat, let us look at the background.