Day: September 15, 2020

Men’s Journal Style & Design 2020: Best New Innovative Gear

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Specialized Turbo Vado SL e-bike
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The Stealth Commuter

It took a small army of designers and engineers to build Specialized’s 33-pound, long-range Turbo Vado SL e-bike. A 320 Wh battery, plus a lightweight motor and fittings, created a ride you can actually lift, which still assists up to 28 mph. “You don’t need a big engine to get to top speed,” says Senior Product Manager Marco Sonderegger. “And, just because you have a big gas tank doesn’t mean you have big range. If the original 50-pound Turbo Vado was an F350, this one is a Prius.”

If the original 50-pound Turbo Vado was an F350, this one is a Prius.

The battery is hidden in the frame, and the bike’s so light you forget it’s electric—until you need a boost. The sleek setup comes with lights and a computer mount, as well as

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Why NLSIU is holding its own entrance test, the exam format, and what happens to CLAT scores



a laptop computer sitting on top of a wooden table: NLAT explained: Why NLSIU is holding its own entrance test, the exam format, and what happens to CLAT scores


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NLAT explained: Why NLSIU is holding its own entrance test, the exam format, and what happens to CLAT scores

On September 3, the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, decided that it would go ahead and conduct its own entrance examination for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Called the National Law Aptitude Test (NLAT), 2020, this home-based online entrance exam will be held on September 12.

NLSIU took this decision after the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), 2020, was postponed to September 28 amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The exam was to be held on September 7 but has been postponed due to the regional lockdown in Bihar and West Bengal because of the pandemic.

But the sudden decision to conduct its own examination has sent students into a tizzy. They have a lot of questions about the exam, on how it will be held

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Get the low prices on PCs, monitors, and more during HP’s Labor Day sale

Ready for a new computer? Or ready to just get a new accessory for your current machine? Well, it’s Labor Day, and you know what that means… Labor Day sales! Right now is the time to save on everything HP with a huge Labor Day sale going on at the HP website that includes low prices on everything from computers to printers to monitors. The deals include some bundles and packages that can help you save even more (like when you buy a discounted laptop you can get 15% off an extra accessory) and other nice incentives like free shipping.

There are so many options available in this sale, you’ve got to ask yourself What do I need? before heading into it. Because if you’re not picky, you’ve got hundreds of ways to save. You can just take a glance at the top deals available, but then HP breaks it

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Need an ultra-fast internet connection? Move to Liechtenstein

At a time when a massive shift to working from home has highlighted the critical importance of fast internet connections, the services broker Cable has published a global study of broadband speeds around the world. 



a person standing in front of a computer: Researchers found that the global average speed for broadband Internet connections is 24.83 megabits per second (Mbps).


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Researchers found that the global average speed for broadband Internet connections is 24.83 megabits per second (Mbps).

To compile the new “Worldwide Broadband Speed League 2020”, researchers tested broadband Internet speeds in 221 countries and territories around the world. 

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They found that the global average for broadband speed is 24.83 megabits per second (Mbps), a figure that has risen by more than 50% when compared to 2019.

As for the rankings, Liechtenstein is the country where internet users enjoy the fastest average broadband speed, which is an impressive 229.98 Mbps. 

At the other end of the table, the average connection in South Sudan only offers 0.58 Mbps, which is

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Can Music Influence Your Mood?

The song you listen to can affect your temperament for the positive and sometimes, for the negative. It can make you sad and sorrowful or joyful and happy. Research has shown that it doesn’t just stop at affecting the mood; it can change your perception of the world. Music can relieve you of anxiety and boost happiness. Summarily, you can consider music as therapy for the troubled mind; you can reflect on it as a supplement to the love-filled heart; you can ponder on it as medicine to the soul. Whatever way you choose to view it, you will realise that it holds profound influence on our behaviours and actions.

This is arguable, but the truth is that for music to affect you significantly, you must understand and relate with your emotions. We connect with many songs more than others because they communicate with what we feel. Some songs … Read More