Pakistan’s First ‘Milk ATM’ Installed in Lahore

Pakistan’s First ‘Milk ATM’ Installed in Lahore

Remember when you had to queue up at a milkman’s shop and pay for the milk once it was your turn? Those days may be finally coming to an end, thanks to an innovative new idea that puts the milkman out of the equation. If you have a bank account,...

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How your biological clock can improve your quality of life

How your biological clock can improve your quality of life

The first cells on Earth were damaged by UV light from the Sun and adapted to repair themselves at night. Did you know that circadian rhythms are present throughout the living world, from fungi to humans? All living things, including tiny bacteria, have a circadian cycle: a biological process that lasts about 24...

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Travel Diaries: Accommodation hacks for considerably low fares

Travel Diaries: Accommodation hacks for considerably low fares

Next to plane tickets, accommodation is the biggest chunk of any trip. Pretty much anyone can book a trip, but not everyone can plan an ultimate adventure that’s affordable, accommodating, and fun for everyone in your group. To simplify things, we’ve laid out the cheapest accommodation booking hacks out there to provide...

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Happiness: how a simple 10-minute exercise can help you improve your well-being

Happiness: how a simple 10-minute exercise can help you improve your well-being

Reviewing the moments of fullness of the day to day has a revitalizing power, according to studies of “positive psychology”. Even if you have not been diagnosed with a mental illness, the stress of every day can leave you exhausted. But there are strategies that can help you get out...

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Watch the video of Banksy’s work self-destruction: Banksy admits that the self-destruction of his work did not go according to plan

Watch the video of Banksy’s work self-destruction: Banksy admits that the self-destruction of his work did not go according to plan

Banksy’s work self-destructed after being sold at auction. The enigmatic artist Banksy confirmed that the recent self-destruction of his famous play “Girl With Balloon” at the auction house Sotheby’s was not as he had planned. The framed work “Girl With Balloon” (Girl with Balloon), one of the best known of...

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These are the 10 best optical illusions of the year (and what they tell us about our brain)

These are the 10 best optical illusions of the year (and what they tell us about our brain)

Optical illusions are the object of study for the fields of Psychology and Neurology. “Our perceptual experience is a simulation of reality that, although it may be quite close to what is objective reality, is not exactly correct.” You could say that this sentence by Dr. Susana Martínez-Conde captures the...

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Top ‘street nashta’ spots in Karachi

Top ‘street nashta’ spots in Karachi

There is no debating the fact that we Karachiites love our food. But what makes our love for food more passionate is that no matter how large and varied a spread are we offered, we always gravitate towards our desi food. Nothing says a good Sunday morning like the sweet...

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How to know if you are addicted to work and what can you do to combat it?

How to know if you are addicted to work and what can you do to combat it?

Is it a form of addiction to work very hard for many hours? “My name is JC and I am addicted to work.” JC, who lives in Karachi, in the Pakistan, says she needed a lot of courage the first time she stopped and spoke to a group of people...

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Did you know your urinary frequency says much about your health

Did you know your urinary frequency says much about your health

Many people wonder how often they should pee. While no set number is considered normal, people on average urinate six or seven times a day. If you’ve ever wondered how often you should pee on a daily basis, you’re not alone. How often you urinate is actually a very important...

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Hand sanitizer reduces disease time in young children more than washing with soap and water

Hand sanitizer reduces disease time in young children more than washing with soap and water

Young children inevitably have a lot of runny nose and sore throat, but the way they clean their hands can reduce the frequency with which they miss daycare, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers in Spain found that children who clean their hands with disinfectant...

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