Cutting back on Facebook or Snapchat will make you less depressed, study says

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania claims to be the first to find a direct causal link between cutting back on social media use and improvements in loneliness and depression. The study finds that students who limited their daily use of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat to 10 minutes each per day… Continue reading Cutting back on Facebook or Snapchat will make you less depressed, study says

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The World’s Most Powerful Passports [Infographic]

Some passports afford their bearers more freedom than others and if you’re a U.S. holder, you’ll be able to enjoy an impressive level of visa-free travel. According to the latest edition of the Henley Passport Index, the U.S. passport is one of the world’s most powerful, granting its holders visa-free access or visa-on-arrival access to 186… Continue reading The World’s Most Powerful Passports [Infographic]

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Nepal buys Rs 700m mansion for its ambassador in Washington

Nepal buys Rs 700m mansion for its ambassador in Washington At a time when state agencies have been prescribed austerity to reduce burden on the public coffers, the government has purchased a lavish mansion as the residence of the Nepali ambassador to the United States of America at a cost of $6.8 million—approximately Rs700 million.… Continue reading Nepal buys Rs 700m mansion for its ambassador in Washington

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Nepal — the latest specialty coffee grower

Himalayan climate is ideal for coffee growing but farmers face numerous hurdles Nikkei Asian Review KATHMANDU — As the aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the air, Nima Tenjing Sherpa bends and perches his nose above a cup at a table inside a tiny roaster in a posh Kathmandu neighborhood. He inhales the fragrance, an… Continue reading Nepal — the latest specialty coffee grower