Monthly archives: December 2014

Targeted drug therapy for cardiac health soon

Washington: Researchers have discovered that a new set of proteins called ion channels can help doctors develop new drugs for people suffering from cardiac arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat. They found that ion channels generate the electrical signals of the heart differently than previously thought. Proteins called ion channels generate the electrical signals of the heart by opening a gate or pore for charged ions to cross the cell membrane. It […]

Swine flu: Dos and Don`ts to protect yourself from the deadly disease

  The recent death of a 51-year-old woman, who passed away two days ago at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, after being diagnosed with the deadly swine flu virus, has once again rung the alarm bells in the city. It is important to protect yourself before the disease strikes you as its next target. But, there is absolutely no need to panic as we bring to you measures, that you […]

AirAsia jet with 162 on board goes missing on way to Singapore

The search is on for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that lost contact with Indonesian air traffic control Sunday. Before communication was lost, AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 asked to deviate from its planned flight route — from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore — because of weather conditions, AirAsia said in a statement. There was conflicting information about when exactly Flight 8501 went missing. AirAsia said contact was […]

Arts Club and PuSh Festival present Bullet Catch

A death-defying performance so dangerous that even Houdini didn’t dare it, the bullet catch has claimed many lives since its inception in 1613, according to a press release. In this nail-biter, the acclaimed writer and performer Rob Drummond attempts the death-defying stunt before your very eyes. A theatrical experience unlike any other, Bullet Catch features wondrous acts of mind reading, levitation, and the most notorious finale in show business. Arts […]

Finding Happiness Through Suffering: 8 Ways To Find Light in the Darkness

The journey of life can feature mountain peaks of happiness and valleys of suffering. Unfortunately the moments of happiness tend to be fleeting and the moments of suffering seem to go on for forever. Did you know that it is possible to find happiness through suffering without having to look up at the next mountain peak you’re trying to climb? The key to finding happiness through suffering is to actively […]

Surprising Benefits of Basil Leaves on Health, Skin and Hair

The Greek word for basil is ‘king’ which speaks highly of the qualities of this aromatic herb. Basil plant, particularly the leaves, has great significance for mankind, not only because of its culinary uses but also due to its medicinal properties. Holy basil leaves have been widely used in Ayurveda since thousands of years. This herb is even mentioned in the “Charaka Samhita”, an ancient Ayurvedic text due to its […]

The 15 Best Movies You Probably Didn't See This Year

The best movies aren’t always the ones that are highly publicized. Our friends over at crowdsourced rankings website Ranker came out with a list of the best movies you may not have seen this year. Check out these 15 movies and you’ll be a film buff in no time. The Weinstein CompanyBenedict Cumberbatch was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture for “The Imitation Game.” […]


How To See Without Glasses, No Matter How Bad Your Vision Is!

We have all had blurry vision at one point or another, but there is no need to fret when this happens! Do you remember that old television show Scooby doo? Velma seems to lose her glasses in every single episode. When they show her vision, you see blurry line, she cannot focus even for a moment so that she can find her glasses. I know that you have had this […]

Do you think you are weak?....Think again!

In this world, each person has some weakness or the other. For instance, someone cannot run very fast while another cannot lift heavy weights. While one is afflicted with a malignant disease, another is unable to recall the things he has learnt. There are many such examples. Do you know a person who has everything? That single weakness of ours is considered the epicenter of our lives. This gives birth […]

LinkedIn Reveals 25 Hottest Skills in Demand

Professional networking website LinkedIn has revealed 25 hottest skills that were in demand in 2014. LinkedIn analyzed the skills and experience data in over 330 million member profiles to gather the data. The LinkedIn report shows that tech skills dominated the ‘hottest skills’ list. “Across the globe, statistics and data analysis skills were highly valued. In the US, India, and France, cloud and distributed computing skills were in particularly high […]