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What happens in Vegas: Nevada puts pot on the menu for fun-seekers

Nevada, the only state where both gambling and prostitution are legal, is adding recreational marijuana to its list of sanctioned indulgences for adults, with sales kicking off at more than dozen shops beginning on Saturday. As result of a legalisation measure approved by Nevada voters in November, the state will join four other US states and the District of Columbia ...

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Take care of frizzy hair in simple steps

Humidity is a major contributing factor during the monsoon season and that can lead to frizzy hair for most. Arm yourself with a serum and hair masque to keep frizziness at bay, say experts. Hairstylists Laksh Singh and Aasif Ahmed have rolled out simple steps: To ensure hair is frizz-free and manageable, avoid straightening your hair often. Wash your hair ...

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Pick fragrances according to personality

Have a hyper personality? Go for woody notes. The introvert ones can pick out fragrances like Fijian water and cherry blossom, say experts. Shikhee Agrawal, head trainer at The Body Shop, has listed a guide to help you out: The hyper: For the person who loves meeting new people and a big social gathering makes you feel energised and charged up, ...

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Cure dark circles in quick way

Dark circles around the eyes are increasingly becoming a common phenomenon with many struggling to get rid of them by applying many home remedies like potato slices or cucumber. But do you know that cold milk and mixture of almond oil can also have quick and effective way in lightening up those areas? Soma Sarkar, Dermatologist and Director, Skin Inn ...

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Bust the stress with chamomile tea

Looking out the window and watching the rainfall can be quite a stress buster.   Enjoy a few minutes break from work. Take a deep breath. Look out the window if you can’t step out in the rain, and soak up the coolness. Let the freshness outside ease your brows.   While you are at it, sip a hot cup ...

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Brisk walking could do good in preventing Alzheimer’s

According to a recent study, you may want to put on those walking shoes and head to a park. The University of Wisconsin-Madison study found that the people at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, who do more moderate-intensity physical activity, but not light-intensity physical activity, are more likely to have healthy patterns of glucose metabolism in their brain.   The research ...

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At women-only salon in New York, Muslim-Americans prepare for Eid

Nevien Shehadeh, 19, was one of many Muslim women who chose Le’Jemalik Salon and Boutique in New York’s borough of Brooklyn on Friday to prepare for the Eid ul-Fitr holiday. The beauty salon, designed by owner Huda Quhshi to cater mostly to Muslim women, opened in January in the Bay Ridge neighbourhood of Brooklyn. “I actually only started wearing the ...

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Selfies can make you look less attractive!

Drop the selfie habit! Selfies can make you less attractive. This concern over selfie addiction have been raised by several experts and publications few years ago. However, the craze for selfies among young people that started soon after it was introduced in smartphones is hitting more and more people of all-age groups. Everywhere you go, be it any place, you ...

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Eating mushrooms can sharpen your memory

Mushroom is used extensively in many cuisines worldwide like European, Italian, Chinese and Japanese. It is considered as meat in the vegetable world. Although they are neither meat nor vegetable, they have long been used as a source of powerful nutrients. High in demand, they come in wide range of varieties grouped in two categories: cultivated and wild. Mushrooms hold ...

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Being married may cut risk of death: study

Marriage may be good for your health, say, scientists, including one of Indian origin, who have found that tying the knot cuts the risk of death from high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes.   “Some of our earlier studies have shown that people who suffer a heart attack will have higher survival rates if they are married. This new study ...

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