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Politicians please behave yourself, Indian youth is watching you

Sometimes the behavior of politicians, elected by us on parliament ashamed us, make us embarrassed. India please behave yourself world is watching you, our youth learn from you and follow you in their real life. Read more

Dr Krishna Sudhir on the South Asian Diet

Dr. Krishna Sudhir: The South Asian Diet

The traditional South Asian Diet tends to be very high in carbohydrates because with every meal you either have significant quantities of rice or wheat-based products such as chappattis, paranthas or naans, etc, all of which tend to have a high glycemic index.

What we've learned more recently is that if you choose carbohydrates such as brown rice or quinoa, actually have a lower glycemic index, and can help control blood sugar and be part of a healthy weight loss regimen.

Stanford Bio Eng Prof Manu Prakash develops low-cost paper microscope

So incredibly cool.

According to Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Manu Prakash noted that the microscopes (Foldscopes) have two distinct but interrelated applications: use in education — by opening up microscopy to students — and in diagnostic healthcare in regions where microscopes may not be widely available. And it is made almost entirely out of a very unlikely material – paper.

Women: Living in the Sandwich Generation

At a time when your career is reaching a peak and you are looking ahead to your own retirement, you may find yourself in the position of having to help your children with college expenses or the financial challenges of young adulthood while at the same time looking after the needs of your aging parents. Squeezed in the middle, you're in the "sandwich generation"--a group loosely defined as people in their 40s to 60s who are "sandwiched" between caring for children and aging parents.

The 'Poo Song'!!!

'Life of Pi' composer Shri re-mixes potty noises (farts and flushing toilet) to make 'Poo Song' for UNICEF's hygiene campaign ...


The Ugly Indian makes India lovely again!

This is neighborhood watch at its best. An anonymous group that call themselves The Ugly Indian is transforming filthy neighborhoods into oases of cleanliness. This is how ordinary citizens can reclaim public spaces. Take a look at these amazing transformations - simply inspiring!


Lose weight the lazy way

I came across the video shared below. I've heard this from a lot of people and seems very easy. It helps people who can't do exercises due to either health problems or due to their nature of job. So why not try it out?


The man who has revolutionized the sanitary pad in India

During a week that we are celebrating Women, I want to take a moment to celebrate this gentleman, who has made the lives of millions of women better. And I bet you that you have never heard of him.

A school dropout from a poor family in southern India, Arunachalam Muruganantham has revolutionised menstrual health for rural women in developing countries by inventing a simple machine they can use to make cheap sanitary pads. So simple, yet this invention came at great personal cost - he nearly lost his family, his money and his place in society. But he kept his sense of humour.