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The first time an adolescent gets a taste of adulthood is when they move to college and start living on their own. It is a fact well known that college opens doors that high school doesn’t. And college can change kids and shape them in ways that are quite unimaginable. Not only does it help them grow as a person, but it also encourages them...

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Podcasts have existed on the web for nearly a decade and a half, and pretty much in the same way you know them now: pre-recorded audio files of spoken-word shows that you can download, stream, and play on any internet-connected device.   Now, there are over a hundred thousand different podcasts on various platforms like Spotify and Audible. The variety of the topics that are being talked...

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consumer

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘shopping’? We all lure to buy a huge number of items for us but the only thing which reduces this urge is the sky- high prices of that commodity. However, this consumer behavior is flipped onto the head by the huge discounts offered in recent times by the tycoons of...

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tinkerer

Srinivas Tadigadapa had always been interested in knowing how electronics and appliances worked. He would, when he was little, casually dismantle the music system or ready-to-be-discarded iron. “We had these clay pots to keep water cool,” said Tadigadapa. “I realised that one of the openings in the pot perfectly fit one of my speakers. So, I placed my speaker in there and the amount of...

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If we take a look at the pressing and prominent problems that the world is currently facing, be it political or health-related, what we must understand is that a person’s ideology or discipline is simply not enough to find the solution for it.   The world has developed and expanded in unforeseen ways, - we are now looking at events and occurrences that we could not even...

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flu

Social media is more than just social media. And researchers know exactly how to make more of it. This gigantic platform on the internet is a one-stop open information source about the lives of millions of people and it’s exactly what scientists could use, to say- track down the flu, or even worse, an epidemic.   A team lead by Alessandro Vespignani, Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern...

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Among all the fundamental rights taught to us in school, one right that didn’t quite get highlighted enough was the ‘right to privacy’. It is because this right has gained its importance, as well as imperativeness after the dawn of the digital era. Our information is now ready to be sold, distributed, and analysed as bytes and raw data by organisations and media everywhere, yet...

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Medicine is one of the most coveted and noble professions- and this is no joke. The studying and knowledge part of it is one giant part of it- it enables one to stand in a position toassess and understand what the patient is undergoing- but another testing element of this profession is the responsibility of dealing with patients who could be in pain, not able...

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Child safe ad policy on YouTube ?

Recently, YouTube came up with a new advertising policy for its viewers, also keeping in mind the children who might come across something that may be inappropriate for their age. But, the child safe ad policy designed by YouTube raises the question of how it is going to affect the viewership of the kids- will it be affected negatively or not? This policy is going...

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