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Wow! New plastic clothing material to keep people cool

Wow! New plastic clothing material to keep people cool

Stanford scientists have developed a low-cost, plastic-based textile that, if woven into clothing, could cool your body far more efficiently than is possible with the natural or synthetic fabrics in clothes we wear today.

Sep 02, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

Wood windows cooler than those of glass

The researchers showed that their transparent wood provides better thermal insulation and lets in nearly as much light as glass, while eliminating glare and providing uniform and consistent indoor lighting.

Aug 17, 2016, 12:28 PM IST

Rains cool several states, north again heating up

 Unseasonal rains cooled down temperatures in several states on Saturday, giving people respite from searing heat wave, while mercury again rose in some north Indian states but the weathermen held out hope of respite soon.

May 07, 2016, 21:52 PM IST
Mark Ruffalo's kids do not think their 'Hulk' dad is 'cool

Mark Ruffalo's kids do not think their 'Hulk' dad is 'cool

 Mark Ruffalo recently joked and revealed that his three kids do not appreciate the fact that their father plays the 'Hulk.'

Apr 16, 2015, 21:08 PM IST
Kim Kardashian desperate to be 'edgy, cool'

Kim Kardashian desperate to be 'edgy, cool'

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who has been participating in strange photoshoots of late, says she's not doing it to distance herself from her family's reality show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians”.

Feb 17, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

Zebras have stripes to keep them cool

Zebras' thick, black stripes may have evolved to help them stay cool in the midday African heat, a new study has found.

Jan 18, 2015, 14:27 PM IST
Dia supports NGO to make rural 'cool'

Dia supports NGO to make rural 'cool'

Actress and producer Dia Mirza is set to support 'Rural Is Cool' -- an initiative by Ronnie and Zarina Screwvala's Swades Foundation -- to raise funds for the sake of educational and sanitation facilities for residents of the country's rural areas.

Dec 15, 2014, 12:24 PM IST
Kim Jong-un's pal Dennis Rodman now calls macho man Vladimir Putin 'cool'

Kim Jong-un's pal Dennis Rodman now calls macho man Vladimir Putin 'cool'

Controversial American basketball legend Dennis Rodman has branded Russian president Vladimir Putin as 'actually cool' after he returned from a recent trip to Russia filled with praise for another leader with disreputable roots.

Dec 11, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

I don`t want to be cool anymore: Robbie Williams

Singer Robbie Williams says turning 40 has made his realise that he does not want to be cool anymore.

Feb 24, 2014, 18:29 PM IST

Artificial cloud to cool open playgrounds

A Qatar-based teacher has unveiled a design of an artificial cloud to cool open playgrounds.

Mar 23, 2011, 15:11 PM IST

Artificial cloud to cool open playgrounds

A Qatar-based teacher has unveiled a design of an artificial cloud to cool open playgrounds.

Mar 23, 2011, 15:11 PM IST

An iPhone app that can read minds!

A new application for the iPhone that has the ability to read minds.

Jan 14, 2011, 11:52 AM IST

Spoonful of sugar enough to cool you down

The next time you feel angry, have a glass of lemonade sweetened with sugar. Or eat a chocolate bar.

Dec 05, 2010, 10:23 AM IST

Spoonful of sugar enough to cool you down

The next time you feel angry, have a glass of lemonade sweetened with sugar. Or eat a chocolate bar.

Dec 05, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Spoonful of sugar enough to cool hot temper

Researchers have found consuming a spoonful of sugar can curb aggression, at least for a short time.

Dec 01, 2010, 16:09 PM IST

Spoonful of sugar enough to cool hot temper

Researchers have found consuming a spoonful of sugar can curb aggression, at least for a short time.

Dec 01, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Did megafauna extinction cool the planet?

The rapid decline of mammoths and other megafauna after humans spread across the New World may explain a bone-chilling plunge in global temperatures some 12,800 years ago, researchers reported Sunday.

May 24, 2010, 10:02 AM IST

New technology can ‘cool’ laptops

Heating up of your laptop will soon be a thing of the past, for researchers have developed a new technology that could help keep it cool.

Oct 30, 2009, 11:48 AM IST

Scientists develop vest to keep fire fighters stay cool

Scientists have developed a vest which they claim can help fire-fighters stay cool during an emergency, by reducing heat stress and fluid loss.

Sep 22, 2009, 10:35 AM IST

Scientists develop vest to keep fire fighters stay cool

Scientists have developed a vest which they claim can help fire-fighters stay cool during an emergency, by reducing heat stress and fluid loss.

Sep 22, 2009, 10:35 AM IST