Category archives: Science & Technology

Health Benefits of Jujube Fruit

Jujube is a general name of Ziziphus jujuba. In other name jujube called as red date palm, Chinese date palm, Korean date palm, or Indian date palm. In the culinary world, jujube is still fresh or dried often used as candy. Sometimes jujube is also used as juice. In some countries, jujube is fetched and used as an additional ingredient in baking. There are also dried and made sweets. Consuming […]

Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Eclipse : When can it be seen in India

Lucky sky-watchers are about to get a cosmic three-for-one deal, as the second super-size full moon in a month undergoes a dramatic total lunar eclipse on January 31. According to eclipse experts, the event marks the first time anyone on Earth has seen this celestial trifecta in 35 years—the exact date was December 30 1982. The moon will appear larger, reddish and brighter when a total lunar eclipse occurs during […]

Hackers misusing YouTube ads to inject CPU-draining cryptocurrency miners

Hackers are misusing Google’s DoubleClick ad platform on YouTube to access users’ computers to mine cryptocurrency, security research firm Trend Micro reported on Friday. The firm reported that the number of Coinhive web minor detections had grown three-fold through a malvertising campaign. “We discovered that advertisements found on high-traffic sites not only used Coinhive (detected by Trend Micro as JS_COINHIVE.GN), but also a separate web miner that connects to a […]

Benefits Of Curry Leaves

Curry leaves, known as kadi patta in hindi. Curry leaves are natural flavoring agents with a number of important health benefits, which make your food both healthy and tasty along with the pleasant aroma. Curry leaves are the leaves of the curry tree, scientifically known as Murraya koenigii Spreng and it belongs to the Rutaceae family. The plant is native to India . Curry leaves are carbohydrates, energy, fiber, calcium, […]

‘Good morning’ messages are cluttering smartphones in India: Report

According to Google, there has been a 10-fold rise in the number of searches for ‘Good Morning images’ over the past five years. It is because Indians have a habit of sending millions of ‘good morning!’ texts along with sun-dappled flowers, adorable toddlers and birds to friends, family and strangers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. With millions of ‘good morning’ texts, spiced with colourful images and even videos […]

Turmeric can improve memory and mood, reduce Alzheimer's risk: Study

The health benefits of turmeric or ‘haldi’ – a spice found and used extensively in Indian households around the world – are firmly rooted in ancient Indian healing practices. Often referred to as the ‘Queen of Spices’, turmeric has been generously used in almost everything, from treating colds and cough to wounds to skin infections. A number of studies have also shown that turmeric has therapeutic properties – from boosting […]

A 'hot Jupiter' with unusual winds? Scientists discover mysterious exoplanet

As scientists attempt to gain a better understanding of the solar system and search for those existing beyond our own, they have often made incredible discoveries, especially those in the form of numerous exoplanets that mimic the ones in our own solar system. In another such discovery, scientists have discovered a mysterious hot spot 930 light years from Earth on a gaseous exoplanet, at a place where they did not […]

Drinking Ginger Water Everyday : Benefits and Side Effects

Ginger is a flowering plant that hails from China. It is a part of the Zingiberaceae family and is a close relative to cardamom, turmeric, and galangal. Ginger roots are powered with vital minerals like manganese, copper magnesium and potassium. Apart from this, it is also rich in vitamins such as E,C and A. Ginger not only increases the body’s metabolism, but also improves the immunity system to a great […]

Diseases You Never Knew Your Microwave Was Causing

Microwave ovens are one of the most common kitchen appliances that are found in every Indian kitchen. The appliance causes immense convenience in terms of cooking and re-heating already cooked food and that’s why people from most economic backgrounds tend to install it in their kitchens. From boiling water and heating milk to cooking fast food items like maggie noodles, popcorn and cakes, microwave ovens are like a saviour for […]

Six hand exercises that could help relieve arthritis symptoms

Arthritis, which means ‘inflammation of the joints’, is actually a symptom that has a number of causes. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is caused by local structural changes in specific joints; while rheumatoid arthritis, the next most common type, is a systemic disease affecting the entire body. There’s currently no cure for arthritis, but some treatments could help to reduce some of the painful symptoms. Here […]