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Anxiety makes you clean obsessively

Courteney Cox’s character Monica in Friends is obsessed about cleaning

Being in an anxious, stressful situation may make people less slovenly. A new study in the journal Current Biology finds a link between temporary anxiety and obsessive cleaning.

While reading, we see words as pictures


As your eyes scan these words, your brain seems to derive their meaning instantaneously. How are we able to recognise and interpret marks on a page so rapidly?

Flaunt your ugly scars

A picture of a tattoo uploaded by a young girl

This Twitter-driven movement aimed at body positivity has been trending big time as women are flaunting their scar marks

Awa of the jaw

Hugh Jackman

Here’s why more and more men are looking to undergo jawline correction

Cancer deaths falling steadily


Kids show victory signs during an event for children undergoing cancer treatment in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

As world improves treatment and care, latest data shows promising outlook for those diagnosed with the disease

Search engine plants trees and finds results

Representational image

Some people prefer Google when exploring the Web. Some like Yahoo or Bing.

Sweet and Spicy pickle

Author Kaveri Ponnapa shares her favourite Coorg green mango pickle recipe

10-12 medium sized green mangoes cut into chunky pieces, with skin

A contemporary twist to The Merchant of Venice

Scenes from the play The Merchant of Venice presented by Aadyam

If you tickle us do we not laugh? Do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?

Lithuanian artists explore Holocaust

Lithuanian writer Sigitas Parulskis first confronted the enormity of the Holocaust during a visit to London when he stumbled across a museum plaqueshowing collaborators from his small town who took pa

Djokovic’s gluten-free diet helped him. But will it help you?

(Photo: AP)

Novak Djokovic has Wimbledon and Grand Slams wins, Masters titles and a Davis Cup to his name and he credits it to his gluten-free diet today.

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.