#Reason Why You Should Wash Your Towels More Often Than You Think

It’s nice to use a fresh towel every day, isn’t it? But seriously, how often should you wash your bath towel — the thing that makes us clean and dry but gets dirty itself? Bright Side wants to share a valuable piece of information with you: the main reason why you need to wash your bath towels more often than you may think. Research shows that the towels we use every day to dry our skin after a shower spread all kinds of germs and bacteria, providing the ideal conditions for them: moisture, a warm temperature, oxygen, and neutral pH. The surface of our body hosts…

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#Some easy rules of communication with elderly parents

Caregiving results in major changes in a family: physical, emotional, social and financial issues can arise. It changes the roles, responsibilities and feelings within the family, which can lead to tension and fighting. Caregivers in the AgingCare.com community frequently support each other with “tricks of the trade” when it comes to effective communication with elderly parents. We would like to share this knowledge, gained from caregiving day-in and day-out, with you. It doesn’t always work, and it won’t be easy, but we hope it helps you to cope and try…

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#Automation Threat: Infosys ‘Released’ 9000 Employees in 2016; Lower End Jobs Vanish

In another yet confession by a IT biggie, it has been revealed that automation is sucking away jobs at a rapid pace, and job insecurity is looming ahead for thousands of workers. During Bengaluru chapter of Global Shapers, a body backed by the World Economic Forum, Infosys’s HR Head Krishnamurthy Shankar admitted that over 9000 employees were ‘released’ by them in 2016. He has cleared that these employees were not fired, but moved and transferred to other departments, as lower-end jobs are vanishing and there exists no more jobs for…

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#14 hit Songs We Went Crazy About in the ’90s

Doesn’t everyone sometimes want to forget everything and just reminisce about the long gone days of our carefree youth? And when you do, it’s often enough to turn on the right song. No Doubt — Don’t Speak You can’t even imagine today that more than 20 years ago the stunning Gwen Stefani was the lead singer of popular band No Doubt. She sang this vibrant song of her broken heart, and we all picked up to the tune. Natalie Imbruglia — Torn t doesn’t matter that today the famous Aussie Natalie Imbruglia is not as popular as 20 years ago because we still remember her blazing eyes and the scorching hot handsome from…

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#15 Absolutely Indispensable Tricks for Everyone Who Loves a Clean Home

The following 15 pieces of advice are utterly brilliant for keeping your house clean, and what’s more they’re all really quick and easy to do. Just trust us on this one — we checked each and every one, and they all work great! The microwave Squeeze out some soap on to a wet sponge, then rub it on something to get a good amount of foam. Put the sponge into the microwave, switch it on at minimum power for 30 seconds. Open the door and wipe the microwave from inside. This way, cleaning the microwave is not only much easier, but it will also help to remove any foul smells and microbes…

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13 extraordinary chronological monuments

People who lived thousands of years before us created some striking buildings. These buildings were so extensive that scientists have been looking for centuries for answers to who, why, and most importantly, how they were built. There are all different kinds of theories, from practical to extraterrestrial. Stonehenge, England       According to legend, the stone complex was built by the magician Merlin. In fact, Stonehenge appeared long before the hypothetical time of King Arthur’s companion. But how did people transport these impossibly heavy boulders from the quarry that was found hundreds of kilometers away? The construction’s purpose isn’t quite…

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#IRCTC Offers Rail Platforms For Installing 2000 ATMs; Platforms Would Be Now Used For Destination Weddings!

You would be surprised to know that Indian Railways earn less than 5% of their revenues via non-fare sources. In order to increase this share, and to introduce innovative approaches for generating revenue, IRCTC is all set to unleash few major plans in the coming days. Last year in October, we had reported that IRCTC will monetize 100 terabytes of passenger data. After Railway Minister asked Zonal heads of all 16 Railway Zones to come up with ideas pertaining to increase non-fare revenues to Rs 2000 crore within a year, there…

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#Almost 76 per cent of the world’s population is ‘overfat’

About 5.5 billion people -up to 76% of the world’s population -are `over fat’, warn researchers. They said that the new pandemic had overtaken the planet and argued for a change in global health efforts against chronic and metabolic diseases. The researchers, including those from Auckland University of Technology, have put forth a specific notion of overfat, a condition of having sufficient excess body fat to impair health. They argued that how, in addition to those who were overweight and obese, others falling into the overfat category included normal weight people. “The overfat pandemic has…

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#Study shows, Living near heavy traffic increases risk of dementia

Study tracking 6.6 million people estimates one in 10 cases of Alzheimer’s among those living by busy roads could be linked to air and noise pollution People living near a busy road have an increased risk of dementia, according to research that adds to concerns about the impact of air pollution on human health. Roughly one in 10 cases of Alzheimer’s in urban areas could be associated with living amid heavy traffic, the study estimated – although the research stopped short of showing that exposure to exhaust fumes causes neurodegeneration….

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#H-1B visa concerns: IT stocks slump, top 4 companies lose over Rs 22,000 crore in market valuation

60% of the H1-B work visas issued annually by US are grabbed by Indians; as a result, H1-B visa holders contribute $1 billion to the US Govt. every year. Besides, Indian IT industry creates around 4 lakh direct and indirect jobs in US, which generates $5 billion of tax revenues for them. But it seems, these stats are mere numbers, when it comes to the ‘protectionism’ concept of the most powerful nation of the world. Two US lawmakers have reintroduced a bill in the US Congress, which will make issuing H1-B…

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