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THE MYSTERIOUS METAL MIRROR THAT SHOWS THE REAL YOU

In Aranmula, Kerala, a heritage village on the banks of the Pamba river, a group of skilled, metal-casting artisans spend their days in hot and dusty workshops, crafting metal mirrors, a tradition that goes back 500 years.   For centuries, the craftsmen, who belong to the Vishwakarma community, have been working in the Aranmula Parthasarathy […]

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THE EXCLUSIVE BOOK TOWNS MADE FOR THE BOOK LOVERS

Built on Books   It sounds simultaneously head-scratching and heartwarming — a beautiful tourist destination in a city made up almost entirely of bookstores. In Alex Johnson’s new book “Book Towns: 45 Paradises of the Written Word,” readers discover that such places can be found all over the world, from Jimbochu, Japan to Hobart, New […]

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WHATSAPP RAISES MINIMUM AGE IN EUROPE TO 16

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month. WhatsApp will ask European users to confirm they are at least 16 years old when they are prompted to agree new […]

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WORLD’S ONLY ‘TROPICAL POLAR BEAR’ DIES AT 27

Singapore Zoo’s late resident polar bear Inuka was an “inquisitive soul” and a “cheeky fellow”, Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) said on Wednesday .     The polar bear was put down “on humane grounds” on Wednesday morning, said WRS, after a second health examination in three weeks showed his welfare had been “seriously compromised” and […]

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ROBOT THAT ACCURATELY MIMICS HUMAN MOVEMENT

Toyota is showing off its latest robot, a humanoid called T-HR3, at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo this week. The robot itself appears to be just as uncharismatic as its name, but that’s not the point. The important feature is the underlying technology that allows the robot to mimic human movement with excellent flexibility […]

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THE NEW FEATURES COMING TO YOUR GMAIL

Google has officially announced the new look that’s coming to Gmail.com after images of its redesign leaked a few days prior. The revamp brings with it, besides a much-need paint job, some long-awaited features that users could only get through third-party email clients. The visual refresh puts Gmail in line with the rest of Google’s […]

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GOOGLE’S CHAT – A PRECIOUS GIFT TO CYBER CRIMINALS

Google’s decision to launch a new messaging service called “Chat” without end-to-end encryption shows utter contempt for the privacy of Android users and has handed a precious gift to cybercriminals and government spies alike, Amnesty International has said. Communications on the new “Chat” service will not be sent over the Internet but through mobile phone […]