Travel

IRDAI cracks down on misselling of travel insurance via online ticket booking portals, imposes curbs

In order to curb mis-selling of travel insurance through online ticket booking portals and apps, IRDAI has directed insurers to ensure that the travel insurance coverage option is not pre-selected as a default option on any ticket booking portal at the time of buying tickets online and also that travel insurance cannot be bought along with tickets bought 90 days before date of […]

Android

Google just fixed one of Android’s biggest problems

Backing up data on a smartphone shouldn’t be a chore, regardless of operating systems, and you should perform regular backups to protect yourself against accidents. Just because a phone is lost, stolen, or destroyed, doesn’t mean your data has to be. Also, regular backups will make it a lot easier to switch to a new […]

Android

How to take full advantage of Android 10’s privacy-reclaiming powers

Well, gang, it’s here. In case you’ve been hibernating over the past week (or maybe just, ahem, on an unfortunately timed week off), Google brought Android 10 into this wacky ol’ world of ours this past Tuesday. There’s really only so much to say about the Android 10 basics at this point — because, quite frankly, […]

Travel

Airlines offer travel waivers ahead of Barry

NEW ORLEANS – As the newly named Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward the Gulf Coast, several airlines have announced that they’re offering travel waivers. The waivers allow those with tickets to change their reservations without fees, as long as they make the change by a certain deadline. CNN is tracking the storm, which is expected to make […]

Travel

Chandrababu Naidu falls out of favour, undergoes frisking, travels in bus at airports: See pictures

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu being frisked at Vijaywada Airport on 14 June 2019. Chandrababu Naidu: Telegudesam Party Supremo and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is realising the importance of choosing the right side in India’s electoral politics. Just last month, he was one of the country’s most high profile chief ministers. […]

Health

The Most Important Health Reform Of All

Of all the things we might do to improve our health care system, the one reform that is more important than any other is almost never discussed. It is ignored by Republicans. By Democrats. By the experts. By the think tanks. And by just about everybody who has an opinion on health policy. Here it […]

Health

For Health Benefits, Spend At Least A Couple Of Hours Per Week In Nature

The concept of forest bathing, or shinrin yoku, has gotten a lot of attention in the last few years, as research has suggested that it really does seem to confer health benefits, both mental and physical. A new study in from the University of Exeter tries to home in on how much nature we ought to take in, […]

Fashion

The Impact Of Fast Fashion And Cultural Appropriation On Guatemalan Artisanship

It’s no secret that fashion is getting cheaper and cheaper, and we are consuming it faster than ever. Fast fashion giants offer prices that are hard to beat, encouraging shoppers to consume quantity over quality. Due to the low prices, many customers end up treating their clothes like they are disposable. While the customer may […]

Fashion

Accelerating the Future of Fashion – Creatives Deliver Much Needed Tech Disruption

Recent global fashion summits held in Bangladesh and Denmark have demonstrated critical sustainability shortcomings in business models, design and manufacturing processes in fashion. Legacy systems rooted in the old 6-month fashion cycle driven by brands and retailers are now heaving under the strain of new, monthly small batch production orders driven by consumers; with their ever-changing fashion choices in […]