Chef Floyd Cardoz, who died of COVID-19 in New Jersey, redefined regional Indian cuisine for the modern world

Chef Cardoz spent part of his childhood in Goa and his teenage years in Bandra, in Mumbai. In his essay Floyd’s Canteen in the book, Chillies and Porridge, by Mita Kapoor, he said that his food philosophy is inspired by his childhood days in Goa. He remembers his grandmother baking poee (Portuguese bread made from wheat flour and […]

From Mike Tyson to Donald Trump and Mr T, the crossover stars of WWE who appeared in title wins and boxing fights

Shaquille O’Neal Basketball icon and avid WWE fan O’Neal made his wrestling bow at WCW Bash at the Beach 1994 as he accompanied Hulk Hogan to the ring, along with Jimmy Hart.

PM asks India to light candles, diyas on April 5. And Twitter, as always, is divided

Emmy winner Adam Schlesinger, best known as the co-founder of the 2000s pop-rock band ‘Fountains of Wayne’, succumbed to coronavirus complications on Wednesday. He was 52.The composer was admitted to hospital after testing positive for Covid-19 infection and was on ventilator.He had won three Primetime Emmys: two for original music and lyrics for the 2011 […]

Veteran British comedian, Eddie Large, passes away due to coronavirus at 78

LONDON: Veteran English comedian Eddie Large has passed away at the age of 78 after complications due to coronavirus. Large’s son, Ryan McGinnis, shared the news on Facebook, saying his father had been suffering with heart failure and contracted the virus in hospital. “It is with great sadness that Mum and I need to announce […]

Forever: How Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne Became BFFs: A Timeline

In January of last year, Miley Cyrus tweeted a birthday message to Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne. “happy birthday to one of my favorite artists OF alllllll time @waynecoyne,” it read, followed by a string of celebratory emoji. What happened next no one could have imagined: A very unlikely, very bizarre friendship was born. […]

Astronaut Scott Kelly on surviving isolation: Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for April 3

Dr. Gupta: One thing I wanted to ask you about was this idea that, you know, humans really are inherently social creatures. I don’t think we realize how much our health, our physical health, sometimes is dependent on physical contact. We don’t get to do that as much as things stand now. How much of […]

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voting Restrictions

The ruling follows a decision from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals last week in which that court — in a divided, en banc decision — held that Texas’ voter ID law had a discriminatory effect. The appeals court there sent the case back down to the district court to determine the appropriate remedy.

Give me the right phase and an amplitude and I will lift the Moon

Electronic devices are way too slow to tell you if you are optimizing the pulse duration. To get around this, the researchers used something called two photon absorption. The idea is that you have some molecule that might absorb photons at a wavelength of 400nm (blue) and later emit a photon at 500nm (green). But […]