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 Home n garden Pet care Pet Care oi-Staff on February 18, 2010 A team of scientists have discovered a diversity of corals harboring unusual species of symbiotic algae in the warm waters of the Andaman Sea in the northeastern Indian Ocean. This discovery made by researchers from Penn State University and international collaborators, is surprising because generally algae can't survive in warm waters and the water here is also murky sometimes. The tidal flux is also so great here that many of the corals can spend hours out of water, exposed to the harsh sun and dry air. But they survived it all. The discovery was made by researchers from Penn State University and their international collaborators. The team"s leader, Penn State Assistant Professor of Biology, Todd LaJeunesse,says, “The existence of so many novel coral symbioses thriving in a place that is too warm for most corals gives us hope that coral reefs and the ecosystems they support may persist — at … [Read more...] about Coral Algae May Suvive Global Warming
Home Health Diet fitness Diet Fitness oi-Praveen By Praveen Kumar | Updated: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 15:04 [IST] Does drinking alcohol ruin muscle gains? Yes, drinking too much can spoil your muscle building plans drastically. Alcohol is a chemical that interferes with many chemical processes in the body. It affects you in many ways and if you are a fitness freak or a health conscious individual, alcohol is your worst enemy. Why Rub Alcohol In Navel For Cold? Quit Alcohol and see difference in 2 weeks | छोड़े शराब, दो हफ्ते में दिखेगा फायदा | BoldSky Does alcohol ruin muscle gains? Read on to know how it affects your muscles. Alcohol And Protein Synthesis Alcohol can slow down protein synthesis. If you drink too much of alcohol, the protein synthesis in your body may get affected and … [Read more...] about Does Drinking Alcohol Ruin Muscle Gains?
Home Beauty Skin care Skin Care lekhaka-Mamta Khati By Mamta Khati on June 10, 2018 Skin Detox Face Pack, चेहरे की गंदगी को ऐसे करें दूर | Chocolate Face Pack | BoldSky When you hear the word "Chocolate," you associate it with "Indulgence." When you're feeling low or when your hormones are acting weird, take a bar of chocolate and you will automatically feel good. But what if you use it on your face? It will definitely make you feel drop-dead gorgeous! Not only is eating chocolate good for the body (dark chocolate that has a high percentage of cocoa) but when applied to the skin, you will immediately see the difference. You'll have a softer, smooth and glowing skin. Chocolate is packed with various nutrients that help to break down free radicals and hydrate the skin, removing blemishes and stimulating the production of collagen. … [Read more...] about Chocolate Peel Off Face Mask For An Instant Glow
Home Beauty Beauty lekhaka-Somya Ojha By Somya Ojha on July 5, 2018 Visible signs of ageing are one of the biggest skin concerns for women all over the world. They often go for cosmetic procedures or use pricey anti-ageing products to reverse the clock on the skin and reduce the noticeability of signs of ageing such as mouth lines, fine lines, wrinkles, dullness, dryness, etc. There are a variety of factors that can speed up the ageing process of your skin. Sun damage, use of chemical-based skin care products, lack of proper skin care, health-related issues and even an unhealthy lifestyle can contribute to this skin problem. The good news is that it is possible to rejuvenate the skin cells and promote its youthfulness. But, fret not as we're not asking you to go for any cosmetic procedure or buy any anti-ageing cream or mask. Instead, we're letting you know about an effective, all-natural way to restore your skin's youthfulness. All you need to do is get your hands on a … [Read more...] about DIY Anti-ageing Peach Face Mask For Youthful Skin