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NBA: Warriors clinch Western Conference top seed with win over Clippers; Rockets continue three-point assault
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NBA: Warriors clinch Western Conference top seed with win over Clippers; Rockets continue three-point assault

The Golden State Warriors clinched the Western Conference's top seed with a victory in their final regular-season contest at the Oracle Arena, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 131-104

Virat Kohli's demand for extra water breaks, problem of over rates and a host of unanswered questions
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Virat Kohli's demand for extra water breaks, problem of over rates and a host of unanswered questions

Was Virat Kohli right in demanding extra water breaks in extreme heat conditions? Former cricketers, umpires and physios weigh in on the matter of over-rate vs players' health.

A new stealth sheet helps objects that emit heat to hide from infrared cameras
science

A new stealth sheet helps objects that emit heat to hide from infrared cameras

By incorporating electronic heating elements into the stealth sheet, the researchers have also created a high-tech disguise for tricking infrared cameras.

Karnataka Election 2018: Weather likely to play spoilsport on polling day as IMD predicts heavy rains, thunderstorms
India

Karnataka Election 2018: Weather likely to play spoilsport on polling day as IMD predicts heavy rains, thunderstorms

IMD forecasts show heavy rains in south interior Karnataka and thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds at isolated places on 12 May, when the state goes to polls to elect a new state Assembly

Hollywood's supporting actors take centre stage: Stars take backseat as film plots, method acting fail
Entertainment

Hollywood's supporting actors take centre stage: Stars take backseat as film plots, method acting fail

Considering the limitations of method acting and how stars fail to shine in badly written movies, it is not surprising that actors who did supporting roles are now assuming centre stage | #FirstCulture

Australian Open 2018: Players compete in scorching heat as temperatures touch 40 degrees Celsius in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2018: Players compete in scorching heat as temperatures touch 40 degrees Celsius in Melbourne

Gael Monfils said he was "dying" on court, Caroline Garcia's feet were burning up as Melbourne's searing summer heat played havoc at the Australian Open.

Scientists are developing a device which can convert heat generated from electronics into fuel energy
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Scientists are developing a device which can convert heat generated from electronics into fuel energy

In the world of electronics, Schottky diodes are used to guide electricity in a specific direction.

Rising temperatures, higher humidity levels will endanger Indian lives by the end of 21st century
India

Rising temperatures, higher humidity levels will endanger Indian lives by the end of 21st century

High humidity levels coinciding with high temperatures are likely to create lethal weather conditions and imperil the lives of millions across large parts of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by the end of the century.

World's cities may be 8 degrees Celsius hotter by 2100, warn researchers
World

World's cities may be 8 degrees Celsius hotter by 2100, warn researchers

Such a temperature spike can have dire consequences for the health of city-dwellers, robbing companies and industries of able workers.

Pre-monsoon showers kill 7 in Uttar Pradesh; Odisha continues to sizzle
India

Pre-monsoon showers kill 7 in Uttar Pradesh; Odisha continues to sizzle

Rains brought grief as well as relief in north India with seven persons killed in weather-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich even though Odisha continued to sizzle in the intense summer heat.

North India reels under rising heat: Dust, thunderstorms predicted in Delhi, Rajasthan suffering at 40 degree celsius
India

North India reels under rising heat: Dust, thunderstorms predicted in Delhi, Rajasthan suffering at 40 degree celsius

Hot conditions continued to prevail on Friday in Rajasthan and most of north India as the heat returned in Odisha after a brief respite due to rain.

2017 will be one of the hottest years on record, says study
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2017 will be one of the hottest years on record, says study

2017 will be among the hottest years on record, say scientists who have developed a new method for predicting global mean temperature.

This new device can convert heat wasted from computers into alternative source of energy
News & Analysis

This new device can convert heat wasted from computers into alternative source of energy

"If you think about it, whatever you do with electricity you should (also) be able to do with heat energy, because they are similar in many ways."

Heat stroke: Two killed in Maharashtra, early heatwave leaves health officials concerned
India

Heat stroke: Two killed in Maharashtra, early heatwave leaves health officials concerned

Sunstroke claimed the lives of two persons in Maharashtra while many states including UP, MP, Haryana, Gujarat, Odisha and Rajasthan too reeled under the onslaught of an early heatwave.

India gets its heat index: IMD launches new map that tells you how hot it really is
India

India gets its heat index: IMD launches new map that tells you how hot it really is

A heat index – a measure of how hot it really feels to humans– is calculated based on actual temperatures and relative humidity levels.

Researchers working on converting 'wasted heat' into electricity in future electrical devices
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Researchers working on converting 'wasted heat' into electricity in future electrical devices

Scientists are working on a novel technology that will allow future electronic devices to convert heat into electricity. Previously researchers from Ohio State University in the US pioneered the use of a quantum mechanical effect to convert heat into electricity.

3D printers being used to make World Cup stadiums 'desert-proof' in Qatar
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3D printers being used to make World Cup stadiums 'desert-proof' in Qatar

Scientists at Qatar University are testing 3D-printed models of football stadiums that Qatar is building for the 2022 World Cup to see if they can endure the Gulf state's punishing desert climate. Qatar has sought to allay concerns about its summer heat and moved the competition to the cooler month of November.

North and West India reel under severe heat wave conditions
India

North and West India reel under severe heat wave conditions

Several parts of north and west India continued to reel under severe heat wave conditions

Uttarakhand forest fires caused by low moisture and heat: Prakash Javadekar
India

Uttarakhand forest fires caused by low moisture and heat: Prakash Javadekar

Low level of moisture and heat have led to forest fires in Himachal Pradesh and Uttrakhand, Union Environment and Forest minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Bengaluru's oppressive heat: Water sprinklers help animals in Bannerghatta zoo cool off
India

Bengaluru's oppressive heat: Water sprinklers help animals in Bannerghatta zoo cool off

Bengaluru is going through a heat wave and severe water shortage, how best do the animals cope?