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Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

YouTube is still one of the most popular video sites in the world and with good reason. It’s got a ridiculous amount of content that’s available freely, and it’s fast and easy to use. But if you want to make YouTube a little bit better, then these four Chrome Extensions can improve the experience. We’ve [...]

May 3, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Four Google Chrome Extensions for YouTube Everyone Must Install

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

With a room just for shoes, a converted ballroom and a wine cellar known as the Pinot Room, the Menora mansion once owned by the family behind the Betts shoe empire is on the market, showing off all the splendour of days gone by. With its art deco opulence and furnished with Gatsby-inspired decor, the [...]

May 3, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Drinking Beetroot Juice Can Keep Your Brain Young and Boost Muscle Power

Drinking Beetroot Juice Can Keep Your Brain Young and Boost Muscle Power

Beetroot may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but there’s no denying the fact that it comes with a host of health benefiting properties. The deep maroon coloured veggie is always striking on the plate, and when made into juice, is the best way to enjoy its earthy flavours. Therefore, to give yourself a health [...]

May 3, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Drinking Beetroot Juice Can Keep Your Brain Young and Boost Muscle Power

Health report links antibiotics to risk of miscarriage

Health report links antibiotics to risk of miscarriage

A researcher holds up two culture plates growing bacteria in the presence of discs containing various antibiotics. Photograph: Science History Images/Alamy Stock Photo Many common antibiotics may double the risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy, research has shown. A Canadian study has found that taking the drugs raised the chances of having a miscarriage by [...]

May 2, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Health report links antibiotics to risk of miscarriage

Aust education plan makes NZ unhappy

Aust education plan makes NZ unhappy

The federal government has got New Zealand offside with its proposed tertiary education changes. Next week’s federal budget will include measures to claw back $2.8 billion from the sector by increasing student course fees and imposing an efficiency dividend on universities. But the government also plans to deny commonwealth subsides to NZ students, meaning they [...]

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AMD’s revenue rises 18.3 percent, but margin forecast disappoints

AMD’s revenue rises 18.3 percent, but margin forecast disappoints

A man looks at motherboards displayed at the AMD booth during the Computex 2011 computer fair at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei May 31, 2011. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/File Photo Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD.O) reported an 18.3 percent jump in quarterly revenue, largely in line with analysts’ estimates, but the chipmaker’s second-quarter gross margins [...]

May 2, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMD’s revenue rises 18.3 percent, but margin forecast disappoints

Dollar holds gains Canadian dollar, Mexican peso surge on NAFTA relief

Dollar holds gains Canadian dollar, Mexican peso surge on NAFTA relief

LONDON, APRIL 27:   The dollar only held its gains against the Japanese yen on Thursday after US President Donald Trump’s tax plan offered no surprises, slowing the greenback’s rally. The market also awaited the European Central Bank’s monetary policy decision. The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso, which had slumped earlier on reports the United States [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Dollar holds gains Canadian dollar, Mexican peso surge on NAFTA relief

Unlocking the potential of technology

Unlocking the potential of technology

Ethnographer and photographer Laura de Reynal has been documenting the work of organisations, such as Mozilla and One Laptop per Child who are helping communities to get online for the first time. The first online experience for these 16-year-olds in Madagascar was browsing Wikipedia and writing what they had discovered on a blackboard. LAURA DE [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Unlocking the potential of technology

Sothebys real estate arm to tap HNI buyers

Sothebys real estate arm to tap HNI buyers

MUMBAI, APRIL 27:   Sotheby’s International Realty, the real estate arm of the auction house Sotheby’s, said it is expanding its presence in the domestic market with offices in top eight metros. Even as the company plans to open its Mumbai office by mid-2017, it also plans to add two more India desk targeting Indian diaspora [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Sothebys real estate arm to tap HNI buyers

Do you want to meet a ghost?

Do you want to meet a ghost?

Mary Moore stops in her kitchen, puts her hands on her hips and offers a story she hadn’t quite planned to tell about her historic home and her extensive collection of Art Deco furniture. “You know, some people see ghosts here,” she blurted out, knowing that single line would catch anyone’s attention. Moore went on [...]

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Here’s the US FCC’s Plan to Undo Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

Here’s the US FCC’s Plan to Undo Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

Tech companies and Internet providers are poised for another dramatic showdown as the head of the Federal Communications Commission revealed a plan Wednesday for rolling back his predecessor’s rules mandating a free and open Internet. The proposal from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai marks the first step toward undoing a key decision of the Obama era, [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Here’s the US FCC’s Plan to Undo Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

ating fruits daily can cut the risk of diabetes by 12% Eating healthy meals everyday is the best thing you can do to reduce your risk of diabetes. A bowl of fresh fruits can be a refreshing addition to your daily meals. They are full of fiber and antioxidants and supply you the essential micro-nutrients that [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes