Uber's new alert

Uber's new tools let riders check driver identity fraud, nationwide roll-out soon

The alert will go live on Tuesday and will progressively roll out nationwide in the days ahead, Uber said.

The student team Avishkar Hyperloop with Elon Musk (Photo: Avishkar Hyperloop)

IIT Madras students win Elon Musk's heart with futuristic HyperLoop Pod project

They may not have won the competition, but they definitely won the hearts of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Virgin Hyperloop One Co-founder Josh Geigel. 

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More chillies? Think twice! Spicy diets linked to dementia, memory loss: Study

Think twice before adding that extra kick of chilli sauce or chopped jalapeño to your meal as researchers have found that a spicy diet could be linked to dementia.

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American teenagers, adults more likely to experiment with drugs during summer: Study

Researchers have found that US teenagers and adults are more likely to try illegal or recreational drugs for the first time in summer.

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Is Facebook still your best friend? Yes, assures new research 

A new research led by Indian-origin researcher Surinder Kahai reveals that Facebook can help students maintain relationships with friends and assist them in creating new friendships.

Fashion and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow (Kaylin Jame/Howell Designs Studio, LLC via AP)

Pressure of idealised beauty: Weight loss becomes fraught topic among fat-acceptance influencers 

Fat-acceptance and body-positive influencers like Bigelow are on the rise on social media as fashion models fight back against the damaging pressures of idealised beauty peddled online and off.