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Life, More features, 24 Dec 2017

New spider species named after Bob Marley by scientists

Unlike the spiders which people are familiar with, the intertidal species have adapted to the underwater life by hiding in barnacle shells.

24 Dec 2017 6:26 PM

Year ender 2017: This year's biggest tweets

Find out what you might have missed this year.

24 Dec 2017 5:00 PM

Man buys prostate massager for infection, gets addicted to orgasms triggered by it

The man is addicted so much to the orgasms that even lying in his favourite position triggers uncontrollable orgasms.

24 Dec 2017 4:10 PM

Santa Claus may be at serious health risk: UK experts

Obesity can lead to numerous health problems, such as hypertension, diabetes, fatty liver disease, and cancer, the RCGP said in a statement.

24 Dec 2017 3:05 PM

New system can help machines think like humans

This contrasts with typical computer systems, where processors perform logic separate from memory modules.

24 Dec 2017 2:04 PM


'Virtual gold' may glitter, but mining it can be really dirty

Bitcoin was created to not only allow secure and anonymous transactions, but for the system to be controlled by users.

24 Dec 2017 12:56 PM

Alcohol makes men more likely to objectify women: study

This may inform primary prevention programs to reduce the continuum of sexual violence that women disproportionately experience.

24 Dec 2017 12:48 PM

Risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs peaks at Christmas

The study also found that chocolate ingestion was significantly less common in older dogs and that no specific breed is more at risk.

24 Dec 2017 9:20 AM

The body clock

Their discovery was that the complex body clock has a simple framework of operation.

24 Dec 2017 12:35 AM

Christmas Blues

While Christmas invokes joy and cheer for the most part, it can also prove to be a depressing time for some.

24 Dec 2017 12:34 AM


Words are clearly his forte

Shankar R Chugani is a city-based stand up comedian.

24 Dec 2017 12:09 AM

Material turns into artwork!

Bamboo is the medium of art through which these two artists have tried to express themselves.

24 Dec 2017 12:09 AM

Carols take the lead in protest

Protesting atrocities against minorities, Mumbaikars got together to join their voices and sing carols.

24 Dec 2017 12:08 AM

Making new laws without empathy

The Transgender Persons Bill, 2016, which is meant to uplift an oppressed community, seems to be an eyewash.

24 Dec 2017 12:08 AM