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Last updated: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7:48:09 PM

App to track what makes you truly happy
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Do you think the smartphone is a source of undue stress? Try this app created by three students at the University of California-Berkeley that claims to make them a source of goodness.

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:18:03 PM

Why marijuana users end up feeling worse
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Adolescents and young adults who smoke marijuana frequently may attempt to manage negative moods by using the drug but end up feeling worse, says a new study.

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:16:19 PM

How smartphone batteries can last longer
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) At a time when scientists the world over are looking for ways to extend smartphone battery life, a new study suggests that rapid charging and draining does not damage lithium ion electrodes as much as earlier thought.

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:08:09 PM

UNSC slams attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali
United Nations, Sep 15 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned "in the strongest terms" an attack on a military vehicle in Mali, in which one Chadian UN peacekeeper was killed and four others injured.

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:12:14 PM

Positive message to convince smokers to kick the butt
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) To dissuade smokers in a better way, the message on cigarette packets should be changed from "Warning: cigarettes cause cancer" to "Warning: Quitting smoking reduces the risk of cancer", researchers say.

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:02:19 PM

Daniele Watts detained for public display of affection
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Daniele Watts was reportedly briefly detained by two police officers after she was seen engaging in public display of affection (PDA) with her boyfriend here.

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:02:18 PM

Daily habits that make cravings worse
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Are your servings big? Or you're pairing the food you crave with something unhealthy? There are some mistakes that can make cravings more intense and frequent.

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:00:16 PM

Direct India-Vietnam flights soon
Hanoi, Sep 15 (IANS) Direct daily flights between India and Vietnam, set to begin soon, will be "very profitable", Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal said here after the two countries inked an air services agreement.

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:00:14 PM

Kerry 'extremely encouraged' by US allies in fight against IS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry has said in a TV interview that he is "extremely encouraged" that his country's allies have expressed a willingness to offer military assistance in the fight against the militants of the Islamic State (IS).

Monday, September 15, 2014 1:56:24 PM

Cheyenne Jackson marries boyfriend Jason Landau
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Cheyenne Jackson married his Jewish entrepreneur boyfriend Jason Landau at a private estate in Encino in California.

Monday, September 15, 2014 1:52:12 PM

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