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Diwali 2018: Why is Deepavali Celebrated? The Significance, Myths and Legends of The Festival of Lights

The story of Diwali (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) There’s no festival in India that is celebrated with so much fervour and enthusiasm than Diwali. The five-day long extravaganza celebrates the victory of good over evil and darkness over light, which explains its sobriquet – The Festival of Lights. Every nook and cranny of the country… Read More »

Gambling Addiction Might be Subtly Encouraged by Casino Lights and Sounds: Study

In casinos, blinking lights and exciting jingles may encourage risky decision-making and promote an addiction towards that behavior, finds a new study. The results of this study are published in the JNeurosci: The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that sensory features in casinos may directly influence a player’s decisions and encourage riskier choices–raising new… Read More »