Words

People follow your words, not actions

Turning conventional wisdom on its head, a study has found that you can attract more followers if you stress what you like, not what you do.

Jun 30, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

'Brainprints' may soon make 'passwords' history

In the future, you may never have to remember passwords, as a new study has suggested that the way your brain responds to certain words could be used to replace passwords.

Jun 07, 2015, 16:09 PM IST
Words of wisdom by Amitabh Bachchan

Words of wisdom by Amitabh Bachchan

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is known for speaking his mind on issues concerning the word affairs. The thespian this time too after raising his concern on the recent Nepal earthquake tragedy took to Twitter and shared some words of wisdom.

Apr 30, 2015, 10:30 AM IST
Brain processes new words as pictures

Brain processes new words as pictures

When we look at a new word, out brain first learns the word and then sees it like a picture, instead of a group of letters.

Mar 25, 2015, 11:47 AM IST

New app would 'clean' your favourite novel for you

If you want to read a best-selling novel, but don't like the cuss words in it, this app is for you.

Mar 13, 2015, 18:42 PM IST

All languages skew towards happiness: Study

All human languages - be it English, Arabic, Russian or Korean - tend to use positive words more frequently than negative ones, a new study has found.

Feb 10, 2015, 16:16 PM IST
Babies master words differently as they grow

Babies master words differently as they grow

Toddlers learn words differently as they grow and there also is a limit as to how many words they can learn each day, says a study.

Sep 18, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Babies can remember words heard before birth

Moms-to-be, note! Your unborn baby can hear you, loud and clear.

Aug 27, 2013, 18:26 PM IST

Fiscal cliff, boneless wings among words that should `retire` in 2013

The full list includes 12 words, phrases and acronyms including: Kick the can down the road, double down, job creator/creation, passion/passionate, bucket list, trending, super food, boneless wings and guru.

Jan 01, 2013, 14:19 PM IST

`Spellcheck generation` cannot write simple words

Children in the UK are struggling to write simple and everyday words because of an increasing reliance on spellcheckers, according to a new research.

Oct 30, 2012, 18:36 PM IST

‘Words in quarrel not always with criminal intent’

The Bombay High Court here came to
the rescue of a husband by ruling that words spoken during a
quarrel are not always uttered with a criminal intent.

Mar 21, 2012, 15:43 PM IST

Words heat up as Punjab gears up for polls

Words like `coward`, `betrayer`, `mole`, `liar`, `medieval monarch` and `senile` may not form the most politically-correct vocabulary.

Aug 23, 2011, 09:20 AM IST

Kiran, Chandrababu exchange words in AP Assembly

Known for their animosity towards
each other, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy
and Leader of Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu exchanged words
on the floor of the state Assembly once again on Tuesday.

Mar 15, 2011, 22:25 PM IST

‘Magic cap’ that helps you spell words with your mind!

How great would it be if you could do away with a keyboard forever and simply type using your mind?

Mar 10, 2011, 13:37 PM IST

‘Magic cap’ that helps you spell words with your mind!

How great would it be if you could do away with a keyboard forever and simply type using your mind?

Mar 10, 2011, 13:37 PM IST

ICSE Board restrained from using "objectionable" words in books

A Delhi court has restrained the
Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Board from using
"objectionable" words like "militant, radicals and extremists"
in History and Civic text books prescribed by it.

Mar 08, 2011, 22:44 PM IST

Babies understand words in a grown-up way

Babies can understand words and process them in a grown up way.

Jan 08, 2011, 18:05 PM IST

Chidambaram, Buddhadeb in a war of words, literally

Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram`s choice of a word derived from a foreign lingo in his recent letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has sparked off a controversy.

Dec 30, 2010, 15:18 PM IST

Political Play with Words

Politics is a very complex field; more so because it involves human relationships with a variety of objectives in mind.

Sep 27, 2010, 12:01 PM IST