Scent of a chicken: Scientists may have found an incredibly effective, all-natural mosquito repellant

Rickard Ignell, of the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, had a simple question : Which animals attract mosquitoes and which repel them?. His hope was that the answer might help humans repel mosquitoes and avoid the myriad of diseases—from malaria to Zika—that mosquitoes carry with them.. Source: Scent of a chicken: Scientists may have found …

The world’s biggest online piracy site goes offline as alleged founder is arrested in Poland – Economic Times

Economic Times The world’s biggest online piracy site goes offline as alleged founder is arrested in Poland Economic Times WASHINGTON: A Ukrainian alleged to be the ringleader of the world’s biggest online piracy site, Kickass Torrents, was hit with US criminal charges Wednesday, accused of distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music …

Asianet launches mobile TV app

Asianet Satellite Communications has launched Asianet Mobile TV+, an on-the-go mobile app for live streaming of Malayalam and other regional TV channels.. The app offers a 50-channel bouquet of select …. Source: Asianet launches mobile TV app

Indian hockey wizard Mohammed Shahid dies

Mohammed Shahid, one of the greatest names in Indian hockey and part of the team that won gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, has died at a Gurgaon hospital owing to a severe liver condition and kidney failure.. He was 56.. Source: Indian hockey wizard Mohammed Shahid dies

Now chat on WhatsApp with a new font

Hindustan Times Now chat on WhatsApp with a new font Hindustan Times Just put your message in between backquote symbols (`) three times before.. So, to make the word “Hello” appear in the new font on WhatsApp, just type ““`Hello““” and then tap send.. The feature is expected to hit the iOS app soon.. Source: …