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Sexy Social Media Photos Make You Look Less Competent, Study Says

Revealing and seductive profile pictures on social networking websites like Facebook are rather common these days. While plenty of men might be charmed by the act (typical), women perceive such female peers to be a lot less competent and much less socially... 

This Map Shows How Much Each Country Spends on Food

Famine might be accounting for the death of plenty in parts of Africa but Americans hardly ever get hit by any such issues as their spending on food suggests. Merely 6.6 percent of the income is spent on basic food. Compare this to Pakistan and it makes... 

This 3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight

It is back in news yet again…correct, it is 3D printing. Without any doubt, advances in the 3D printing technology have helped a great deal in a number of fields the world over. However, the kind of potential it packs leaves one with a number of questions... 

Handwriting Boosts the Brain, Neuroscientists Say

You might be one of those people whose folks emphasize on writing what you wish to learn. It is, what they believe, a method to learn better and quicker. It wouldn’t be surprising if you took that advice with a pinch of salt since it doesn’t usually... 

Here’s a Scientific Reason Your iPhone Headphones Are Always Tangled

Anyone who has ever owned a pair of head phones has experienced this problem. They always magically get tangled even when they’re neatly tucked in to your pocket. It’s one of the great mysteries of the universe but no more. Jim Edwards from... 

Gene Editing Tool May Wipe Out HIV

Genetic engineering is an extremely useful tool for removing harmful or unwanted effects from the genes of an individual. Cancer causing cells, cells that can cause obesity and other harmful diseases can be ‘turned off’ with a few complicated... 

Scientists Create New Super-heavy Element 117

German Scientists at the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research have created super-heavy atoms of yet-to-be-named element 117 which is ready to be part of the standard periodic table. The existence of the element was confirmed 4 years ago when... 

Scientists Discover New Shape, Playing With Rubber Bands

Accidental inventions and discoveries are not uncommon; we have had a fair share of those in the past. A team of researchers at Harvard seems to have stumbled upon one such prodigy. This one involves crossing rubber band with an octopus. The team of researchers... 

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Mystery Solved, Scientists Have The Answer

Zebra stripes are considered to be the epitome of the Almighty’s stunning creations by plenty. Many have come up with explanations to prove this. Ofcourse, it’s easy for anyone to suggest that those stripes offer good camouflage. However, Charles... 

Facebook Knows When You’re About to Update Your Relationship Status

It’s not unusual for people to share nearly every moment of their lives on Facebook by updating their statuses by the minute. Whether you’re happy, excited, annoyed, sad – let yourself loose on Facebook is the way to go these days. It’s...