Author Archives: Loknath Das

How changing weather affects our sleep

The change in weather doesn’t only influence environmental conditions but has a great impact on our sleeping pattern too. As our body prepares to fall asleep, the internal temperature dips and stays on a lower side for a few hours before we wake up. Let’s discuss how different weather conditions impact our sleeping pattern. How hot and humid weather affects Read More


BBB Says Fake RFP Emails are Targeting Small Businesses

You’ve got mail! And it could be a scam. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) says fake malicious emails are circulating right now that target small businesses. The emails purport to contain an RFP (Request for Proposal). That’s usually an easy hook to get a small business to open the email. After all, it could mean more business. That’s exactly the mindset Read More


White House Tech Summit Good News for Small Businesses? Hope So!

The White House wants to improve technology across government agencies. And that could lead to some opportunities for small businesses. Inside the White House Tech Summit Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s senior advisor and son-in-law, said at the White House Tech Summit Monday, “We will foster a new set of startups focused on [government] tech and be the new global Read More


8 Steps to Avoid Cash Flow Problems at Your Small Business

Inadequate cash flow can cripple a small business. In fact, research shows that the insufficient management of cash flow can be pinned on as much as 82 percent of small business and start-up failure. If you run a small business and are experiencing problems with cash flow, take a look at the advice of Fred Parrish. Parrish  is founder and Read More


DNA variants that are bad for health may also make you stupid

Could CRISPR give them better health and an IQ boost? Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty By Michael Le Page What makes some people smarter than others? A genetic analysis of families in Scotland, UK, hints that brainer people have fewer DNA mutations that impair intelligence and general health, rather than having more genetic variants that make them smarter. “This is one of Read More


The health care industry doesn’t love Obamacare enough to save it

Pacific Press / Getty Images The health care industry killed Hillarycare in the 1990s and cut deals to shape Obamacare more to its liking in 2009. But now, as Republicans push a sweeping and widely reviled health bill through Congress, the industry has often appeared declawed in the biggest health care fight of the decade. It’s a deliberate strategy, interviews Read More


A yuge week in health care

This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to get VoxCare in your inbox here. Buckle up for an incredibly busy week in health care — both in the Senate and across the states. Senate Republicans are still reportedly Read More


Jalapeño Popper Dogs Are Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before

When I first read about the idea of a Jalapeño Popper Dog, I wasn’t sure how to feel. Don’t get me wrong: I love hot dogs, but I wasn’t sure if stuffing one inside of hollowed out jalapeños was going a little too far. But that’s exactly the point. Dan Whalen, blogger of The Food In My Beard, likes to Read More


5 ways to keep learning till 90!

Tips to keep your mind active till 90   In her TED talk, Barbara Oakley, professor of engineering at Oakland University, talked about “learning how to learn without procrastinating”. Here’s how to go about it. Unearth your hidden potentials   Use mental powers to discover your hidden potential. Says Oakley, “I was a linguist who hated math and science; I Read More


NEET key released: Answers to 3 questions challenged

  Chandigarh-based national eligibility entrance test (NEET) aspirants have filed objections to the answer key released by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), claiming that some answers are “wrong”. Students have challenged some answers in the Biology and Chemistry sections . ‘Consider our objections’ NEET aspirant Gurasis Singh Sodhi, who has filed an objection to three questions, said, “I have Read More