• LIFE
    Life on Earth may have arisen from ponds, not oceans: Study

    Life on Earth may have arisen in ponds, not oceans: Study Contrary to the popular belief, recent study by MIT has proved that primitive ponds may have provided a suitable environment for brewing up Earth’s first life forms, rather than large oceans. Researchers report that shallow bodies of water, on the order of 10 centimetres […]

  • PODCASTS
    You can now listen to Apple Podcasts directly on the web

    Apple this week updated the web interface for Podcasts to make it cleaner, more streamlined, and easier to navigate. Users can also now play episodes directly from the website, which is a huge, appreciated change from forcing people to load iTunes to listen. Episodes now get their own landing page, too, which provides show notes […]

  • PODCASTS
    Apple finally lets users listen to podcasts directly on the web

    Apple is giving its podcast web pages a much needed update. The Cupertino-based company is rolling out newly designed web pages for all shows available via Apple Podcasts. One of the most notable changes? Users will finally be able to listen to podcast episodes directly, right on the Apple Podcast web pages for each show.   A […]

  • 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 […]

  • QUOTES
    15 Regret Quotes On The Things We Didn’t Do

    Our latest collection of regret quotes that will help you move forward. We hear the thought often that people are more disappointed with the things they did not do, then the things they did not do well when they reflect upon their lives. I think nothing could be truer. While we may not be successful at everything we try, while we […]

  • LIFE
    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 […]

  • LIFE
    Without the Impact that Formed the Moon, We Might Not Have Life on Earth

    The Earth wasn’t formed containing the necessary chemicals for life to begin. One well-supported theory, called the “late veneer theory”, suggests that the volatile chemicals needed for life arrived long after the Earth formed, brought here by meteorites. But a new study challenges the late veneer theory. Evidence shows that the Moon was created when […]