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Elon Musk Offers Sneak Peek of SpaceX Spacesuit on Instagram

HIGHLIGHTS SpaceX suit resembles with those worn by NASA astronauts SpaceX founder Elon Musk shared a glimpse of it on Instagram “Worth noting that this actually works (not a mockup),” he added further Astronauts travelling aboard Elon Musk’s Dragon Capsule will wear form-fitting white-and-black spacesuits that bear little resemblance to their NASA forebears, the SpaceX founder revealed Wednesday, a pivotal development in his quest ... Read More »

The Hidden Causes Of Midnight Snacking

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is quite important for body’s proper functioning. Even after eating healthy throughout the day, those sudden midnight hunger pangs can possibly break the deal. Midnight cravings are not really healthy as they tend to promote obesityand weight gain. Munching on those cookies and chips late at night could possibly give you a sugar rush and can cause an interrupted metabolism. ... Read More »

Basant Panchami 2018: Significance of Colour Yellow and 4 Dishes To Celebrate With

Hindus across the country are gearing up to celebrate Basant Panchami on 22nd January 2018. The word‘Basant’ means spring and ‘Panchmi’ denotes the fifth day of the “Maagh” month of Hindu calendar. Basant Panchami is also celebrated as ‘Saraswati Puja’ in many communities. Children are introduced to reading and writing on this auspicious day. It is considered as a blessed beginning of learning with the ... Read More »

Sony is planning a whole range of robots after its Aibo dog

Aibo is primarily a toy, its artificial-intelligence capabilities and robotic architecture can be used to create machines for various service fields. Photo: AFP Tokyo/San Francisco: The verdict is still out on Sony Corp.’s new pet dog ‘Aibo,’ but that’s not stopping the company from planning a deeper push into robotics. The mechanical mutt, which goes on sale in Japan on Thursday, ... Read More »

Mark Zeff Sees His Lifestyle Brand as the Ultimate Expression of His Varied Interests

Growing up in Cape Town, Mark Zeff was a stellar athlete and, he admits, a mediocre student. Fortunately, the confidence he gained on the rugby field has served him well for a career in which he’s roved geographically and stylistically, orchestrating a staggering range of projects. He has designed hotel interiors, restaurants, bars, and spas as well as residences for the ... Read More »

Meghan Markle And The Price Of The Princess Lifestyle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle posed for two official engagement photos at Frogmore House in Windsor      Photo: Royal Family It’s been estimated that American actress Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry, scheduled next May 19, will translate into a £500 million boost for the British economy . The calculation by Brand Finance was based, among other factors, on the fact that the 2011 wedding of Prince William ... Read More »

Intel Says Performance Impact of Chip Flaw Security Updates Isn’t Significant

HIGHLIGHTS The updates were widely expected to have a major performance impact Intel refuted those concerns on Thursday, and citing large clients The performance impact will be further mitigated over time, Intel says Intel Corp said fixes for security issues in its microchips would not slow down computers, rebuffing concerns that the flaws found in microprocessors would significantly reduce performance. The ... Read More »

Nitin Patel given charge of finance ministry, assumes office

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who was unhappy over not getting portfolios of his choice in the new cabinet, took charge today after he was given the finance portfolio, following BJP president Amit Shah’s intervention. “BJP president Amit Shah called up in the morning and assured me that I will be given a portfolio which befits my stature as the ... Read More »

Suzuki Swift Sport: Exclusive Review Of The Potent 1.4L Variant

Word is that the Maruti Suzuki Swift will launch in India in its regular diesel and petrol avatars – though with an automatic option at go. But it will soon be followed up with first the Sport and then the hybrid. Yes you read that right – the 3rd generation Swift will finally come to us in the form of ... Read More »

The Time of Finance

THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS has done next to nothing to change the convictions of mainstream economists. But the widespread lament over their willful blindness seems misplaced: there was never a realistic possibility that the economics profession would voluntarily break with the methodological sophistication and statistical formalism at the heart of its identity. Far more frustrating than the resilience of orthodox ... Read More »