Newegg is offering a four-port USB hub for free today (after rebate)

Periodically Newegg decides to heavily discount its Rosewill cables and connectors. Right now, the retailer has a sale on its in-house products that’ll beat even a $0.99 HDMI cable on eBay: Everything’s free. Kind of. These products are free after rebate, so you still have to pay up front. (And depending on where you live, you’ll also have to pay sales tax, which won’t get reimbursed.) After the rebate, you’ll get a gift card worth the value of the purchase. Of all the products available today, I’m most interested in…

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Lifestyle changes could prevent a third of dementia cases, report suggests

More than a third of dementia cases might be avoided by tackling aspects of lifestyle including education, exercise, blood pressure and hearing, a new report suggests. Approximately 45 million people worldwide were thought to be living with dementia in 2015, at an estimated cost of $818bn. Drop in dementia rates suggests disease can be prevented, researchers say Read more And numbers are rising: in England and Wales it is estimated that 1.2 million people will be living with dementia by 2040 – a 57% increase from 2016 figures, largely driven by people…

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Is Fashion Performing Art?

  The heroine was Mary Poppins. And although London’s Victorian age pearly kings and queens are somewhere between art and theatre, that intersection of the two elements was the point of creating these elegantly tailored jackets decorated with buttons. They were displayed in Rome at the Accademia Costume & Moda – a rare school that melds designing for the performing arts with fashion. Since haute couture – and all high-end design – switched from primarily serving clients to showcasing creative concepts, there have been earnest discussions about fashion as art. It…

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8 Interesting Lunchbox Ideas to Make Your Lunch Breaks Fun

No matter how bad your day is going, a mere look at your lunchbox can bring a smile to the face and reinstate lost vigour. Let’s admit it, whether it’s at work or in school, we spend the first half of the day eagerly waiting for the lunch break. There is so much riding on the lunch box and so, why make it a mundane affair? Take a cue from these creative lunch box ideas to spruce your regular fare and give them a fun twist. These are sure to…

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11 Ingenious Grilling Hacks for Indian Tikkas You Would Want to Know

Monsoons not only bring respite from the sweltering heat, but also give us the perfect weather to enjoy some sinful food. It’s an ideal weather to dig into some hot-off-the-barbecue grilled items . The smoky flavor and charred texture can easily get you addicted. Celebrity Chef Sadaf Hussain, Contestant of MasterChef India 2016, tells us that we must thank Babur for his fear of choking which probably lead to the creation of tikkas. He was so afraid of choking on the big pieces of chicken that he ordered his Punjabi cooks…

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This Giant Sundae with 22 Scoops of Ice-Cream is a Fairy Tale Come Alive

It doesn’t matter if we are too old or too marred by the harshness of the real world to think of castles, ballrooms, prince charming and princesses. Each one of us does harbour child-like fantasies, whether or not we admit them. For most of us, ice-cream invokes nostalgia as it is associated with many childhood memories. Mo and Moshi in Bangkok is giving you a reason to revisit those memories by indulging in a giant ice-cream that has everything that your heart desires. Their hot-selling sweet treat- Strawberry Supreme is…

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for Android gets a redesign

Adobe has released an update for its Photoshop Lightroom app for Android today. This isn’t a minor bug fixing version, however. In fact, the company claims that the app’s UI has been “designed from the ground up” to be “fully Android-native”. That definitely sounds good enough, but while you will notice a change in looks, it’s not as dramatic as those words imply. The neat thing is that Lightroom has become smoother and faster in operation on this occasion. Furthermore, the controls and buttons are now labeled. Not relying on…

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Ruckus at DU college over cut-off ‘misprint’

A ‘misprint’ in the fifth cut-off led to ruckus at Shaheed Bhagat Singh (Evening) College Tuesday, after several students who reached to take admission for the BCom Programme were told they were not eligible. “Yesterday (Monday), when the cut-off was being uploaded, the clerk typed eight instead of nine by mistake, making it 80% instead of 90%. When we came to know about it in the morning, we immediately sent it to the university, and the corrigendum was up by 10 am. Since we are an evening college, admission was…

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Fast fashion talk

The planet is paying a shockingly high cost for cheap disposable fashion and travellers contribute quite a bit to it I recently discovered how foolish it is to assume that all long-term travellers are environmentally conscious people. It is ideal to assume that that is the case because they carry and own less, they also generate less trash. But that myth was shattered when I heard from one of them, their tactics on how to manage clothes during long-term travel. Buy cheap clothes that could be discarded after three months…

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Samsung ‘accidentally’ reveals Galaxy Note 8 on Twitter

San Francisco: Weeks after it was rumoured that Samsung will launch its next flagship Galaxy Note 8 device in September to counter its biggest rival Apple, the South Korean giant has “accidentally” revealed the device on Twitter. In a tweet, Samsung promoted its new processor Exynos 8895 (commonly known as Exynos 9) that is used in the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. “Do what you want. Exynos will get things done. Learn more about Exynos8895,” Samsung tweeted the message with an image of a device. But the smartphone used…

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