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Arts & Leisure - Arts

These smartphone batteries would last a lifetime Our regular Li ion battery used commonly in handsets gets killed, after repeated charging and draining, eventually Lithium corrodes inside the battery. But not for long, scientists have developed a battery that could last a life-time.According to Gizmodo, researchers from the University of California, Irvine have developed a new nano-wire battery that can last hundreds of thousands of charging cycles. The scientists have used gold nano wires instead of Lithium, to store electricity, and have discovered that their system outlast one traditional lithium battery construction. The team's nano-system cycled through 200,000 recharges without significant corrosion or decline, as per Popular Science. In normal Li batteries, which are used commonly in electronic devices, lithium becomes irreversibly deposited to the electrodes in li-on batteries, as time passes. These build ups termed ‘dendrites’ causes the batteries to degrade and ultimately fail over time, as they make it harder for battery to charge effectively. ...

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Music legend Prince dead at 57 CHANHASSEN: Prince, whose pioneering brand of danceable funk and virtuoso talents made him one of the most influential figures in music, died Thursday at his secluded compound in Minnesota, aged 57.His sudden death came just a week after the enigmatic Grammy and Oscar winner -- acclaimed for his guitar skills and soaring falsetto -- was taken to a hospital with a flu-like illness that he later made light of.The news prompted a flood of tributes ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut’s Secret Email Conversations Leaked Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut have been fighting a legal battle ever since the ‘Queen’ actress claimed that they both were in a relationship few years back. The silly ex quote and the subsequent tweet by Hrithik made matter worse. Now, as per the latest report Hrithik Roshan has submitted copies of the emails, said to have been written to him by Kangana, with the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell. Hrithik had claimed that an imposter ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

The British crown worth at $84 billion How much does the world famous British monarchy? Well, a whooping $84 billion, says a report released to mark the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth.According to International Business Times, the report by the consultancy firm Brand Finance estimated that the royal family would generate a net $1.64 billion for the UK economy this year from activities ranging from tourism, royal warrants and the surplus generated by the crown estate.The ‘royal warrants’ by the way, are ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Sushant Singh Rajput Goes Down on Knees for Kriti Sanon Ever since Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande’s breakup rumours have surfaced, a lot of speculation has been directed towards his closeness with actress Kriti Sanon. Recently, a picture got viral which showed Sushant Singh Rajput going down on knees for Sanon. The two were working out together at a gym. Kriti who is active on various social networking sites shared a picture on the photo sharing app Instagram. The ‘Happy New Year’ actress Kriti ...

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New Allegations on Superstar Amitabh Bachchan Panama Papers leaked earlier this month has caused stir around the world. With many renowned personalities becoming the victims of Panama leaks, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, simply known as the ‘Big B’ in India, had been accused of owning at least four shipping companies registered in offshore tax havens. Though, the superstar has denied all the allegations, but the fresh report on the Panama Papers alleged Amitabh Bachchan ‘participated’ in board meetings of two off-shore ...

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WWE Superstar Found Dead Chyna, the WWE star who in the 1990s became one of the best-known and most-popular female professional wrestlers in history, has been found dead in her apartment on Wednesday. “It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero,” a statement posted on her Twitter account read. “#RipChyna all of us on team Chyna love you and will love you forever babe,” her Facebook post reads. ...