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Month: April 2019

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As smart home technology continues to become mainstream, Generations X, Y, and Z are all recognizing the benefits this technology can offer. From asking Alexa to play a song or programming the lights to turn on when they enter a room, smart home technology can make life more convenient for users of any age. One […]

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Touted for their convenience and home security services, smart home technologies like app-controlled locks, lights and appliances could be reinforcing gender stereotypes and restricting women’s freedom. A new study [pdf] from Monash and RMIT universities, along with Intel, found that women were increasingly worried about being spied on or being locked out of their homes. […]

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Scandinavian airline SAS has cancelled hundreds of Sunday flights as a pilot strike continues, disrupting tens of thousands of passengers. Pilots went on strike on Friday in a wage dispute, grounding around 70% of the airline’s flights and hitting some 170,000 people over the weekend. “We deeply regret that our customers are affected by the […]

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The Delhi Police have filed a case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gautam Gambhir for holding an election rally without permission. The FIR was filed against Gautam Gambhir after the Election Commission asked the Delhi Police to register an FIR against the cricket-turned-politician for violating the Model Code of Conduct after he reportedly held […]

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Have you hovered over a toilet seat in a public restroom, desperate not to touch it? Chances are good that you have. Americans are so grossed out by the thought of touching things in public bathrooms that 64% of people who use them flush the toilet with their feet, according to a 2013 survey, and 60% use paper […]

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Ever since we found out that a manicured lawn was the number one thing people look for when on the hunt for a new home, we’ve been on our A-game looking for ways to up our curb appeal. Things like fun front door colors, driveway designs, and flowers can turn your drab front yard into a perfect paradise—whether you’re planning to […]

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The best and worst colours are revealed Photo credit: Gettys After a night spent tossing and turning, there’s nothing worse than waking up feeling like two of the Seven Dwarves: sleepy… and grumpy. Research suggests certain colours are more conducive to sleep, and there’s one colour that stands out above the rest. Key findings from […]

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NEW DELHI: Government’s proposal of allowing dentists to practice modern medicine through a bridge course in order to tackle the shortfall of doctors in rural areas is facing stern opposition from the Indian Medical Association (IMA). The proposal has already received a nod from Prime Minister Office (PMO) on 9 April 2019. According to officials in the ministry […]

Massi’s modern touch

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How do you say “eat” in Italian? Mangiare (pronounced manjaare). Well that is a close enough motivation for yours truly to dig in. It is also what crossed my mind when the Roasted lamb loin scented with citrus zests and thyme, accompanied with grilled eryngii mushrooms, red apple and thyme emulsion, Acqualagna black truffle, mascarpone […]