Users Claim Verizon Is Throttling Their Streaming Speeds On Netflix And YouTube

  The University of Delhi has released the fifth cut off list for the Non Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) for admission to courses from the academic term of 2017-18. Candidates who have applied for admission through NCWEB, can check the cut off marks from the official website. Lakshmi Bai College has the highest cut off this list for BA Programme at 74 while the highest cut off for BCom was by Jesus and Mary college at 74. JDM and Miranda House had the next highest cut offs for BA…

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All about Japan’s green tea and more: 5 most effective drinks that help in weight loss

Before we tell you what are the fluids that can help you lose weight, here are some of the things that won’t. Say goodbye to diet drinks and soda which are filled with carbon dioxide and trigger a hunger hormone which lead to over-eating and weight gain. Instead, here’s a list of 5 drinks to incorporate in your diet: Matcha green tea can help boost memory and lose weight. *Matcha tea: This green tea from Japan is the latest health food ingredient. And among its many benefits which range from boosting memory to helping you…

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Eat only two meals a day, fast overnight, and enjoy a heavy breakfast to lose weight

Choosing the right times to eat during the day is a winning strategy when it comes to avoiding weight gain, according to a study carried out by researchers at Loma Linda University in the USA. Data gathered from 50,660 healthy adults aged over 30 revealed four factors associated with a decrease in BMI: eating only one or two meals per day; maintaining an overnight fast of up to 18 hours; eating breakfast instead of skipping it; and making breakfast or lunch the largest meal of the day. Earlier research too…

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Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective?

The House has passed one bill, and is likely to pass another, that would provide funding for people to enroll in certificate programs, apprenticeships, bootcamps and other technical education programs. But a new study questions the quality of these programs, as well as the evidence that demonstrates their efficacy. The courses, many of them online, have been called the perfect solution for education seekers put off by the time and expense of traditional college degree programs. Praised as shorter, cheaper and more tailored to practical skills than four-year degree programs,…

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The new Senate health care bill — and the return of preexisting conditions — explained

Senate Republicans introduced a revised version of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, one that would allow insurers to once again deny coverage based on preexisting conditions, and to charge higher rates to sick people. The bill would keep most of the Affordable Care Act’s tax increases but repeal one aimed specifically at medical device manufacturers. It would deeply cut the Medicaid program, making few changes to the bill’s first draft. Even with these new changes, the general structure of the bill stays the same from…

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Harmful Chemicals and Plastic Matter in Food Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases in Men

Do you usually consume foods packed in plastic? Experts now suggest that potentially harmful chemicals found in plastic products, such as phthalates, may pose severe threat to human health. Researchers at the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute joined hands to investigate the presence of harmful chemicals in around 1500 male participants. The urine samples of close to 99.6% of the participants contained phthalates. Traces of phthalates in human body have often been linked to triggering a range of ailments. “We found that the prevalence of cardiovascular disease,…

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Make the best barbecued pork ribs with these expert prep and grilling tips

  Grilling can be a bit intimidating, but with a few tips, you can make THIS your summer for success. We spoke to barbecue expert Rick Browne, author of “The Ultimate Guide to Grilling,” and he shared with us his essential tips on grilling summer staples. We’ve covered how to grill burgers, how to grill chickenand how to grill corn, and today we’re turning our attention to ribs. Choosing Cuts when Grilling Ribs Pork ribs, says Browne, are easier to grill and much more popular than beef ribs. His choice for pork ribs…

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This Surf And Turf Sandwich Is The Best Of Both Worlds

Luke Pascal knows his way around a restaurant. The born-and-bred New Yorker is only 25-years-old, but he’s already an old pro at running one. Pascal practically grew up in eateries: His dad’s been running a Manhattan-based restaurant group since he was little, so he’s bussed, hosted, and served since he was old enough to work. Most importantly though, he’s come to realize that no restaurant’s complete without an Instagram star. That’s how the surf and turf sandwich — which is served at both his sister restaurants, Chuck & Blade and Buns Bar — came to be….

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How to Make Pure Coconut Oil at Home Free of Preservatives and Chemicals

Supermarkets are flooded with innumerable varieties and types of cooking oils, yet to find one that is pure and unadulterated seems to be quite a challenging task. The tradition of making oil at home goes back to a time when our grandmothers would meticulously extract the silky liquid from nuts and seeds or use leftover malai to make real desi ghee at home which was preserved for cooking purposes. Over the years, due to commercialization and the need for convenience, most of us have switched to packaged factory-made refined oils that are often laden with emulsifiers, additives and hydrogenated…

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How to Make Mutton Soft and Tender: 4 Ingenious Ways to Cook Flavoursome Mutton

Someone has rightly quoted, cooking is an art; an art that needs just the correct techniques to get the taste right. A technique can completely make or break a dish. One of the biggest examples of going wrong is while cooking mutton. If you haven’t been able to make mutton soft and tender, you may have missed out on the right technique. You wouldn’t want to serve tough mutton to your guests, would you? Worry not, as we bring you some tips and tricks to make mutton that effortlessly melts in…

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