Electronics Ban on Flights Not a Long-Term Solution, Says IATA Boss

Electronics Ban on Flights Not a Long-Term Solution, Says IATA Boss

British and US bans on laptops and tablet computers in flight cabins are not sustainable in the long term, the head of the association representing airlines said Tuesday. “The current measures are not acceptable as a long-term solution to whatever threat they are trying to mitigate,” said Alexandre de Juniac, director general of the International Air Transport Association. “Even in the short term, it is difficult to understand their effectiveness. And the commercial distortions they create are severe,” he said in a speech in Montreal. “We call on governments to…

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Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Specifications Revealed by Certification Site Ahead of Launch

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Specifications Revealed by Certification Site Ahead of Launch

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 has been part of yet another leak just few hours ahead of its official unveiling on Wednesday. The South Korean company’s next premium Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones have reportedly passed TENAA, the Chinese telecommunications certification authority. The listing reveals some specifications of the alleged Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ devices codenamed SM-G9500 and SM-G9550 respectively. The certification site listing corresponds to what we have been hearing so far about the Samsung Galaxy S8. According to the TENAA listing, the handset will feature a 5.8-inch…

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High-Fiber Diet: Whole Grains, Fruits and Veggies May Prevent Diabetes Risk

High-Fiber Diet: Whole Grains, Fruits and Veggies May Prevent Diabetes Risk

If you are looking for ways to live healthy then the best way to start is to adopt a balanced diet. The hectic lives we lead today, we fail to pay attention to our nutritional requirements. Our meals usually include one or two food groups, which is not enough for the proper functioning of the body. Fiber also plays a very important role, which also helps in digestion. According to a study done by Monash University in Australia, a diet rich in high-fiber foods encourage the production of short-chain fatty…

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Seasonal Allergy: 5 Tips You Should Follow to Keep Allergies Under Control

Seasonal Allergy: 5 Tips You Should Follow to Keep Allergies Under Control

Spring season is here, which also means that seasonal allergies are going to be on the rise among those who are susceptible to it. This is the time when nature is busy in the process of pollination. Pollen grains are everywhere in the air, and inhaling them could cause severe allergies in some people including rashes, cough, hay fever, asthma, congestion, wheezing, etc. There are different kinds of allergies and different kinds of triggers. When the body inhales pollens, the immune system immediately releases antibodies to attack the allergens along…

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Best Apple Watch apps for your smartwatch in 2017

Best Apple Watch apps for your smartwatch in 2017

The best Apple Watch apps list is one we’re constantly updating. Here’s what’s been making our iPhone smartwatch tick. The Apple Watch has now been superseded by the Apple Watch 2 , and yet these much-hyped iPhone smartwatches are just now seeing their true potential through apps and games in 2017 following the Watch OS 3 launch. Why? It’s the fact that this is a brand new product category, so while it’s one of thebest smartwatch options out there, even Apple CEO Tim Cook admits it’s still in “learning mode.”…

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Twitter Says Using Software to Find and Ban Extremist Users

Twitter Says Using Software to Find and Ban Extremist Users

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments. US and European governments have been pressuring social media companies including Twitter, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to fight harder against online radicalisation, particularly by Islamist groups that advocate violent activity. As part of its semiannual “transparency report,” Twitter said it suspended some 377,000 accounts during the final six months of 2016…

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Hubble’s glittering frisbee galaxy

Hubble’s glittering frisbee galaxy

This image from Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) shows a section of NGC 1448, a spiral galaxy located about 50 million light-years from Earth in the little-known constellation of Horologium (The Pendulum Clock). We tend to think of spiral galaxies as massive and roughly circular celestial bodies, so this glittering oval does not immediately appear to fit the visual bill. What’s going on? Imagine a spiral galaxy as a circular frisbee spinning gently in space. When we see it face on, our observations reveal a spectacular amount of detail…

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Things to Keep In Mind When Purchasing Plots in Bangalore

Things to Keep In Mind When Purchasing Plots in Bangalore

The locality you live in has a direct impact on your lifestyle and your personality. So, if you plan to relocate to a brand new location, ensure that the residence is one that rightly compliments your personality and greatly contributes towards your future growth. Bangalore is one of the few cities known to have some of the best localities that offer a healthy lifestyle. So, in case you are planning to make a property investment in the city, now is the right time. The tips listed below will surely make…

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Dark matter less influential in galaxies in early universe

Dark matter less influential in galaxies in early universe

Schematic representation of rotating disc galaxies in the early Universe (right) and the present day (left). Observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope suggest that such massive star-forming disc galaxies in the early Universe were less influenced by dark matter (shown in red), as it was less concentrated. As a result the outer parts of distant galaxies rotate more slowly than comparable regions of galaxies in the local Universe. We see normal matter as brightly shining stars, glowing gas and clouds of dust. But the more elusive dark matter does not…

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Advantages of Attending a Private University

Advantages of Attending a Private University

The process for applying to an educational institute is a big decision and it can be stressful for you. Many questions arise on this matter and there are various factors that you have to consider before enrolling yourself into an institution. The first and foremost factor to decide on is whether to opt for the public or private university. It can be a daunting task to select one, out of the two available options. In fact, your decision might get influenced as there are many myths regarding the private institutes…

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