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Blondes are just as smart as others

The jokes about “dumb blondes” are, well, just jokes! Researchers have found that the average IQ of blondes may actually be slightly higher than those with other hair colours.While jokes about blondes may seem harmless to some, they can have real-world implications, said study author Jay Zagorsky from The Ohio State University in the US.“Research shows that stereotypes often have ... Read More »

How babies deal with angry adults!

Just as we often form fast opinions about each other’s personalities, especially when it comes to negative traits, 15-month-old infants also form similar generalisations about others and make attempts to appease adults they consider prone to anger, a study says.“Our research suggests that babies will do whatever they can to avoid being the target of anger,” said lead study author ... Read More »

Eating disorders harm women’s fertility

Women with the eating disorders anorexia and bulimia may take a bit longer to get pregnant than other women. Researchers asked 11,088 pregnant women in UK to complete questionnaires at 12 and 18 weeks of their pregnancy. Of those women, 171 (1.5 percent) had anorexia at some point in their lives, 199 (1.8 percent) had bulimia, and another 82 (0.7 ... Read More »

Unhealthy diet, sedentary lifestyle may trigger ageing

Poor and unhealthy diet coupled with lack of exercise and a sedentary lifestyle may accelerate the ageing process in humans, warn US researchers.A type of cells called senescent cells contribute to diseases and conditions associated with age.The researchers found that exercise prevents premature senescent cell accumulation and protects against the damaging effects of an unhealthy diet, including deficiencies in physical, ... Read More »

10 best breakfast blasts for weight loss

There’s nothing better than doing something positive for your health first thing in the morning! Now, with NutriBullet in hand, you can spark your metabolism and satiate your hunger thanks to the amazing, delectable, and absolutely amazing power of these natural, whole foods. We don’t have to tell you, but these recipes taste amazing, too. Pick a few and rotate ... Read More »

Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner: For crazy surgical extremes to get slim?!

by Naomi Lane In the nuttiest double-whammy, mother-daughter rumor news today, Kim Kardashian and mom Kris Jenner are resorting to drastic measures to get thin, according to Radar Online. Kim has discussed her struggles to lose weight after giving birth last December, but apparently she just couldn’t wait any longer. The mom of North and Saint decided to address the ... Read More »

Is it oK for little girls to dabble in makeup?

I did something against my better judgment recently: I brought home a Pür cosmetics Cinderella-themed makeup palette, above, for my 7-year-old daughter. It had magically appeared at the office one day, and my friend and co-worker had put it aside for me, knowing my daughter is very into dress-up and hairstyling and all things girly.Related: The Way Kim Kardashian’s Naked ... Read More »

Makeup at the Gym: Yea or Nay?

Khloé Kardashian shared in a blog post Thursday night that she wears makeup during her sweat sessions at the gym, echoing what she told Yahoo Beauty in an interview last week.Since she always looks flawless in the seemingly styled photos she shares on Instagram, we (of course) asked about her workout beauty routine. She told us, “I have really light ... Read More »

Depressive symptoms may indicate Alzheimer’s risk

People who are frequently diagnosed with depression may run higher risk of having Alzheimer’s disease later as researcher have found that use of antidepressants is more common among people who go on to develop the most common form of dementia.Antidepressants are frequently initiated in persons with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) already before the diagnosis, the findings showed.“The incidence of antidepressant use ... Read More »

Latin dancing may prove healthy for elderly

A little cha cha cha or salsa can help older adults walk faster, improve their physical fitness and as a result may decrease the risk for heart disease than a health education programme, reveals a study.The results showed that the dancers walked faster and were more physically active during their leisure time than before they joined the dancing programme.Also, the ... Read More »

Teaching teens about relationships can reduce dating violence

Teens indoctrinated in relationship issues have lower tolerance for aggression and dating violence, says a recent study which observed that healthier dating attitudes can be acquired after even a brief involvement in an anti-violence curriculum.Researchers in the US found that even five lessons from a community-based dating violence prevention programme can effect changes in student attitudes and behaviours.Teen dating violence ... Read More »

Some cities hold all the cards

Vienna, Austria’s grand capital on the Danube River, offers the highest quality of life of all cities in the world, while the Iraqi capital Baghdad, once more took its place at the bottom of a liveability list compiled by consulting firm Mercer.The survey of 230 cities helps companies and organisations determine compensation and hardship allowances for international staff.It uses dozens ... Read More »

Shakespeare in fashion!

London’s fashion designers on Sunday drew inspiration ranging from nature to William Shakespeare, presenting oversized coats and embellished dresses while reassessing how to sell clothes faster to a new generation of online consumers.Pleated skirts, rose-printed dresses and studded leather jackets, in saffron and tangerine, were seen at British fashion brand Mulberry, which returned to the catwalk for the first time ... Read More »

Australia’s poorest town

Long-time residents joke that you need to live in Delungra for 30 years before you’re truly considered a local, writes Katie Beck.Formerly a bustling grain farming hub, it’s now a typical northern New South Wales town with a bowling club, service station, hotel and post office.But in 2015, Delungra was named Australia’s lowest-earning postcode by the Australian Taxation Office, with ... Read More »

Donuts go gourmet

Chicagoans this month are less obsessed with badmouthing Mayor Rahm Emanuel or worries about their sports teams, and more focused on finding the perfect “paczki,” a rich, Polish, donut-type dessert that’s taking the high-end dessert market by storm.Long a staple treat preceding the Catholic fasting period of Lent, the pastries, a no-hole, denser and richer version of the donut, have ... Read More »

Rose McGowan files for divorce from Davey Detail

Nooo! Rose McGowan is throwing in the towel on her marriage to artist Davey Detail, according to a new report. The singer has reportedly filed for divorce after just two years of marriage! Another Hollywood couple bites the dust! After just two years of marriage, actress Rose McGowan, 42, and her visual artist husband, Davey Detail, have decided to call ... Read More »

Putin’s ex-wife marries man 21 years her junior, report says

Moscow – Russia is abuzz with rumors about the love life of its former first lady, Lydmilla Putina, amid reports the 58-year-old ex-wife of the Russian President may have secretly remarried. According to an investigation by an independent Russian-language news magazine, “Sobesednik,” or “Interlocutor,” the former Mrs. Putina appears to have changed her name on official records to Lydmilla Ocheretnaya. Read More »

Street art: Here comes the neighbourhood

In 2012, a small initiative, which began in Khirki Extension, transformed cluttered facades and dusty streets into a game. A game of shapes and colours, depicting both avant-garde and the dystopic, personal as well as the political, where tentacles bore through grey concrete, and silhouettes of cats jumped from one wall to another. Located opposite the swanky malls of south ... Read More »