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How to prevent food-borne illnesses

Foodborne illnesses are quite prevalent in today’s time. What is important is to maintain hygiene and being aware during the process of food procuring, handling, and storage. According to a survey done by the Centre for Disease Control & Prevention, it is estimated that each year 48 million people get sick from a foodborne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 ...

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Milan Fashion Week 2021: Fendi-Prada flaunt men’s indoor wear, reversible coats

Comforting fabrics, bright colours, winter shorts and uninhibited movement are all on show at Milan Men’s Fashion Week, whose collections for autumn-winter 2021 have been kept behind closed doors this year by Covid-19. With the Italian fashion capital again under lockdown and its luxury stores closed, designers couldn’t help but nod to the new normal of interactions at a distance. ...

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Religious people cope well with anxiety, depression: Study

A new study has revealed that religious people are making use of some of the same tools that psychologists have systematically identified as effective in increasing well-being and protecting against distress, anxiety and depression. Religious people look for positive ways of thinking about hardship, a practice known to psychologists as “cognitive reappraisal.” They also tend to have confidence in their ...

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Daydreaming is free, and freeing

Teddy Johnson has a clear fantasy for what he’s going to do the day the pandemic is “over” — whatever that day might look like, and whenever it may be. He’s banking on the day being sunny, perhaps the temperature of early summer. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” by Whitney Houston will be playing everywhere — on ...

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Here’s how diet, dentition are linked to linguistics

A new study has scrutinized the speech patterns of Freddie Mercury, Michael Phelps, and other celebrities to offer insights on how diet ultimately reshapes language. Their findings, published in Scientific Reports, counter the longstanding belief within the field that maintains that languages are susceptible to the same pressures and so are essentially immune to external factors. Anthropologist Caleb Everett and ...

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The tiny wedding of your dreams in 2021

By now it’s clear that the fairy-tale, white-horse-and-carriage, glass slipper extravaganza is not happening anytime soon. And it shouldn’t. COVID-ly speaking, it’s not safe to waltz down the aisle clutching a bouquet the size of a Ferris wheel, in a dress that matches the window treatments, before hundreds of your besties. But there’s a case to be made that the ...

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More of eating, no excercise in lockdown days

Obesity among students during the year-long lockdown has emerged as a serious worry for parents, also as they need to buy new outfits for their children, including uniforms. A Class X private school student in Anantapur had a waist size of 39 inches prior to the lockdown, but within a few months the size swelled to 43 inches. The parents ...

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South Korean firm’s smart dog collar tells owners what’s in a bark

A South Korean startup has developed an AI-powered dog collar that can detect five emotions in canines by monitoring their barks using voice recognition technology. The Petpuls collar can tell pet owners through a smartphone application if their dogs are happy, relaxed, anxious, angry or sad. It also tracks dogs’ physical activity and rest. “This device gives a dog a ...

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How many peanuts you should eat in a day

One popular winter snack is peanut. Roasted peanuts are widely consumed during the winter season. These are not just pleasing to your taste buds but can offer multiple health benefits. You might be surprised to know that peanuts are weight loss friendly too. If you are wondering about the benefits of peanuts, how much you should consume, the best time ...

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Kamala Harris’ casual Vogue cover causes stir online

Kamala Harris’ forthcoming appearance in American Vogue has sparked criticism for appearing casual and “washed out,” with the Vice President-elect’s team blindsided by the magazine’s choice of cover. The hotly-debated image, which shows Harris in a black jacket and Converse sneakers, was not the one she had expected to run on the front of the print edition. A source familiar ...

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