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Watch: Video shot through telescopic lens makes it seem like the moon is falling from the sky
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Watch: Video shot through telescopic lens makes it seem like the moon is falling from the sky

Video of the moon slowly disappearing behind Mount Teide — a volcano in the Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa — just unlocked a whole new level of optical illusions.

Singer Mame Khan on being part of Manganiyar legacy, taking folk art to international platforms
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Singer Mame Khan on being part of Manganiyar legacy, taking folk art to international platforms

Popular folk and Sufi singer Mame Khan speaks about the legacy of Manganiyar music that he belongs to, and how Bollywood should pay due credit to the folk art it derives inspiration from.

Research led by Indian-origin scientist reveals new way to produce hydrogen fuel from sunlight
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Research led by Indian-origin scientist reveals new way to produce hydrogen fuel from sunlight

The energy provided by sunlight in an hour is equivalent to mankind's total energy consumption for one year.

Kalapini Komkali on being Kumar Gandharva's daughter, honing her art and the undying guru-shishya tradition
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Kalapini Komkali on being Kumar Gandharva's daughter, honing her art and the undying guru-shishya tradition

Kalapini Komkali, noted Hindustani classical vocalist and daughter of the legendary Kumar Gandharva, speaks about how the art can be mastered only if one is guided by a guru | #FirstCulture

An eye-roll which caused havoc: Chinese reporter's reaction at parliament session goes viral, annoys censors
World

An eye-roll which caused havoc: Chinese reporter's reaction at parliament session goes viral, annoys censors

China's censors are scrambling to put a lid on a social media frenzy unleashed by a journalist's reaction to a softball question.

Alex Jønsson on his Jazz India Circuit gig, 2016's 'Heart of Gold' album, and touring the world
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Alex Jønsson on his Jazz India Circuit gig, 2016's 'Heart of Gold' album, and touring the world

Danish guitarist, composer and improviser Alex Jønsson chats with Firstpost about his maiden India tour, the crowds at the Jazz India Circuit, his tryst with Indian music and more

Shubha Mudgal on her musical journey, being a first-generation artist and her success in Indi-pop
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Shubha Mudgal on her musical journey, being a first-generation artist and her success in Indi-pop

In an interview to Firstpost, Shubha Mudgal said that finding one's voice as a musician is about coming to terms with your strength and limitations | #FirstCulture

SubraMania's Bindu and Ambi on drawing from traditional legacy and introducing their own musical innovation
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SubraMania's Bindu and Ambi on drawing from traditional legacy and introducing their own musical innovation

SubraMania's Ambi and Bindu on their musical style, refining performances based on the composition of the audience, and being violin maestro Dr L Subramaniam's children

Plastic surgeons in Thailand worried about penis whitening trend, warn of dangerous risks
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Plastic surgeons in Thailand worried about penis whitening trend, warn of dangerous risks

Plastic surgeons raised red flags this week about a penis whitening fad in skin colour-fixated Thailand.

Great Indian Bustard fights losing battle of survival as energy-hungry India embarks on renewable power overdrive
India

Great Indian Bustard fights losing battle of survival as energy-hungry India embarks on renewable power overdrive

The bustard lives on less than a third of the national park, where about 4 percent of park land is controlled by the forest department.

Proteins protecting mothers from Zika virus are harmful to placenta, foetal growth, says Yale University study
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Proteins protecting mothers from Zika virus are harmful to placenta, foetal growth, says Yale University study

Proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika virus, and help pregnant women fight the infection, can harm the placenta and foetal growth, a study has found.

Feminism is Merriam-Webster's 2017 word of the year for being most searched time on online dictionary
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Feminism is Merriam-Webster's 2017 word of the year for being most searched time on online dictionary

'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 for being the top lookup throughout the year.

The Silence Breakers: TIME's Person of the Year 2017 shows how far-reaching and consequential #MeToo has been
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The Silence Breakers: TIME's Person of the Year 2017 shows how far-reaching and consequential #MeToo has been

There are five women and a disembodied arm on the cover of TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year Issue.

To Cancer With Love: How Neelam Kumar beat cancer, and helped others do it too
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To Cancer With Love: How Neelam Kumar beat cancer, and helped others do it too

Neelam Kumar battled two bouts of cancer. Then, she wrote a book (now adapted into a graphic novel) that takes an irreverent look at the 'emperor of maladies'. This is her story.

Europa may have tectonic plates similar to Earth, increasing the chances of the Jovian moon harbouring life
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Europa may have tectonic plates similar to Earth, increasing the chances of the Jovian moon harbouring life

The findings bolster earlier studies of Europa's surface geology that found regions where the moon's ice shell looks to be expanding like Earth.

Around one in 10 medical products in low, middle-income countries substandard or falsified: WHO
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Around one in 10 medical products in low, middle-income countries substandard or falsified: WHO

An estimated one in 10 medical products circulating in low and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified.

India needs to build storage system for its fast-expanding solar network, says researcher
India

India needs to build storage system for its fast-expanding solar network, says researcher

India needs to build a storage system for electricity from its fast-expanding solar network in a bid to balance cost-effective energy mix.

Animals in divinity: Human beings have been worshipping animals in religion for a very long time
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Animals in divinity: Human beings have been worshipping animals in religion for a very long time

In the ancient world, humans were not just close to animals but, in most cases, deeply dependent on them.

Transgenders need society to join the fight for our rights: Thanuja Singam
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Transgenders need society to join the fight for our rights: Thanuja Singam

As India celebrates Transgender Awareness Week from 13-19 November this year, Firstpost brings to you an unusual story of courageous, independent Thanuja Singam