The winter holidays are around the corner, and we’re already imagining what our family dinners and ski resort outings will look like through the latest Instagram filters, or how many likes and followers we might earn over the break. Meanwhile in the UK, a new study on the compulsive urge to take selfies seems to lend scientific clout to a new phenomenon termed selfitis, which had initially been reported as a hoax that has since gone viral. Source: faking news Reporting on the study by Janarthanan Balakrishna and Mark Griffiths published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, the press is quick to feed current moral panics on epidemics of narcissism and low self-confidence among today’s youth. But what do scientists actually say? It is important to consider that scientific studies reported in the press are often simplified to a few decontextualized points, which the public will then remember in an even more simplified … [Read more...] about Selfitis: Fake News or Mental Illness?
Home Insync Life Life oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on December 12, 2019 Animals are always a bit more excited in whatever activity they do and we humans derive pleasure in watching them. Every day we come across many funny animal videos on social media which make us laugh to the core. One such cute and funny video of a dog named Cheshire, eating a slice of watermelon just like a human, will surely make your day. The owner feeds the dog a slice of watermelon As the owner held a piece of watermelon in front of the dog. The dog looked at it for a while and he started eating it the way humans do. And we found it really cute and beautiful! Happy Birthday Rajinikanth: 10 Times The Megastar Impressed Us With His Sunglasses The dog ate the whole watermelon leaving us amazed As we can see in the video, the dog is eating the piece of watermelon carefully. We are surprised that he even knows not to eat the rind and we really like his gentle, human-like approach to eating. The video … [Read more...] about Video Of Dog Eating A Slice Of Watermelon Like A Human Is Going Viral
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Amritha K By Amritha K on December 12, 2019 Anyone who has ever been around a lot of green is absolutely aware of the benefits it can have on your overall health. Not only can plants brighten up your surroundings, but they can also lift your mood as well. From acting as solutions to various health problems to a mood-lifter, these green wonders can help relieve digestion problems, relax your anxiety levels and soothe your burns; to name a few. Different plants have varied properties which make them beneficial on so many levels. Be it a flowering plant, a moss or a vascular plant, plants play multifaceted roles of food, medicines, non-food products and also for aesthetic pleasure. Science proves that interacting with plants, both indoors and outdoors, is beneficial to one's physical and mental health. Irrespective of age, the benefits can be reaped by planting some in your garden or keeping some on your work desk. In the recent years, there … [Read more...] about Did You Know That Indoor Plants Are Good For Your Mental And Physical Health?
Home Health Health oi-Shivangi Karn By Shivangi Karn on December 12, 2019 Hariom Yadav, an assistant professor at the Wake Forest School of Medicine (US) and the main researcher of the study recently discovered a dead probiotic along with his team that can reduce age-related leaky gut and inflammation. Leaky gut is a digestive problem in which microbes and toxins of the intestine leak through its walls to the bloodstream as a result of cracks, hole or inflammation in the lining of the intestinal tract. Such conditions are mainly found in older individuals. As people age, the lining of the intestine loosens and become permeable allowing bacteria and toxins to pass to the bloodstream. The bacteria found in the gut usually don't cause any problem when stays there and instead, helps during gastrointestinal processes. However, when it is leaked to the blood, it gets transferred to multiple body parts and causes serious health conditions like multiple sclerosis, diabetes, … [Read more...] about Indian-Origin Scientist Finds A Way To Fix Leaky Gut By Dead Probiotics
Home Beauty Women fashion Women Fashion oi-Monika Khajuria By Monika Khajuria on December 12, 2019 All the Priyanka Chopra fans were excited when her project with Netflix, The White Tiger was announced way back in September. Recently, Priyanka started on the project and posted her make-up look in-between the shots. Her look was totally glam and we are digging this glittery-metallic moment. Priyanka, who is very evidently a fan of bold lip shades, is wearing a stunning deep maroon lip shade in the post and rocking it like a boss. While the first pic in the post will make-up think that that's the only bold thing in the look, a swipe to the left will prove you wrong. The foiled metallic golden eye look that seemed subtle will hit you with full force. The highlighted inner corner of the eyes made her eyes pop and made up for the lack of eyeliner. Perfectly curled and heavily mascaraed eyes framed her eyes. It is an eye look ideal for a party, date night or an evening out … [Read more...] about Here Is How You Can Recreate Priyanka Chopra’s Glam And Bold Make-up Look