Sex & Lifestyle

Scientists charge mobile phone with lightning

London: In a Frankensteinian breakthrough, scientists have for the first time charged a mobile phone using lightning bolt.

Famous English author Mary Shelley in her gothic novel 'Frankenstein' used lightning to breathe life into the Frankenstein's monster, some 200 years ago. The ground-breaking, proof-of-concept research by the University of Southampton, UK, into harnessing the power of lightning for personal use, is an industry first.

Manisha Koirala, Yuvraj Singh join hands to raise awareness about cancer

Kolkata: In a joint effort to raise awareness about cancer, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala and Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday evening pepped up millions of people affected with the ailment, asserting "If we can, you can".

Rejecting the notion "cancer has no answer", both Koirala and Yuvraj Singh valiantly fought and overcame the life-threatening cancer.

Tattoos makes style statement but dangerous, says experts

New Delhi: The name of a loved one or animals are often tattooed on the bodies of many people and it surely makes a style statement. However, an expert warns that getting inked carries the danger of infections.

"Tattoos can put you at high risk of bacterial, fungal and viral skin infections. Chances of blood-borne infection also increases through tattoos," Anup Dhir, senior cosmetic surgeon, Apollo Hospital, said in a statement.

I have lost weight for media: Zareen Khan

Mumbai: Zareen Khan wasn't the conventional slim and trim Bollywood actress when she entered the film industry with "Veer" but she seems to have lost a lot of weight. She says it's not for a film but for the media.

"No, it's not for any film. I have lost the weight for you all (media)...there was a lot of criticism from you all," Zareen told reporters at an event.

Trying to get perfect curls? It's simple and easy

Los Angeles: Some love straight hair and others want curls that make their hair look bouncy and voluminous. From sprays to straighteners, use hair products to get bouncy curls.

Actress Allison Williams recently stunned the red carpet at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in a cobalt blue Ralph Lauren gown, but what added to her beauty was her curly locks, reports