• To look on the bright side of life, Britain should copy Finland

    Helsinki Restaurant Day, a traditional street food festival in Finland, which again topped the world happiness index. Photograph: eugenesergeev/Getty Images How can we be more Finnish? Last week, the World Happiness Report found that the Finns are officially the world’s happiest people for the second year running. Meanwhile, the UK has – improbably perhaps – risen five […]

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    PNB fraud: Mehul Choksi cites risk to life, moves court

    Mumbai: One of the key accused in the PNBfraud case, Mehul Choksi, on Friday moved a fresh application in a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai seeking cancellation of a non-bailable warrant against him. His application came three days after his nephew Nirav Modi, another key accused in the Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National BankNSE -2.14 […]

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    When Supreme Court has ruled on life & death

    SC has ruled variously on death penalty and commutation. (Express archive) ON TUESDAY last week, the Supreme Court recalled its own 2009 order sentencing six convicts to death, and acquitted them because of glitches in the prosecution case, which involved the murder of five persons. It brought the spotlight on the varying ways in which courts […]

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    The Sandwich Poisoner Is Going Away for Life

    After a years-long tyrannical reign over his workplace’s communal fridge, Germany’s infamous lunch criminal will never again poison another one of his co-workers’ sandwiches. For years at a manufacturing business in the German town of Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, people had been falling mysteriously ill. Therefore, when a man by the name of Klaus Radke discovered a […]

  • 4 Secrets to Living a Bold, Creative Life

    In his new book Feck Perfuction: Dangerous Ideas on the Business of Life, artist and designer James Victore shares 77 refreshing lessons for creative professionals on how to pursue a fulfilling career and make bold, meaningful work. Drawing on his own experience pushing boundaries as an art director, graphic designer, and teacher, his plucky words of […]

  • Exploring life’s digital boundaries with ‘Factory of the Living’

    Two new works from the Factory of the Living exhibition at the Pompidou Center in Paris show how digital technology is influencing art and biology. Both pieces were developed in “collaboration” with living organisms:The first, H.O.R.T.U.S. XL astaxanthin.g, from ecoLogicStudio was built using cyanobacteria, and the second, Urban Morphogenesis Lab’s XenoDerma, gets an assist from an asian fawn […]

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    NASA recreates conditions that led to origin of life

    Nasa’s study may offer insights into possible habitats in the cosmos which could host alien life. Astrobiologists have recreated their own mini seafloor vents where life started in the ocean 4 billion years ago. (@NASA)  |  Photo Credit: Twitter Washington: NASA scientists have recreated the conditions in which life formed deep in the Earth’s ocean four billion […]

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    13 Signs It’s Time To Explore A More Fulfilling Path In Life

    You may think you’ve had your life path figured out years ago. But according to experts, nothing’s ever set in stone. Even your planned trajectory can change. In fact, there is a chance that you may be on the wrong path right now. So if you’ve been feeling stuck or unhappy with the state of […]

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    Dublin doctor giving voice to the realities of life and death

    The Secret Doctor is a blog launched by the British Medical Association in 2016 in order to shine a light on the realities of working in the profession. The purpose was not to spy on practitioners or blow whistles but to get a conversation going about things that matter to those at the coalface. Charged […]