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Sensors help smartphones keep eye on solo seniors

Looking after an elderly relative who lives alone can be a huge source of worry. But what if your smartphone could automatically alert you if your mother has stayed in bed all morning or suffered a fall? Small sensors that monitor home activity and can send alerts to smartphones are marking it easier to keep an eye on seniors from a distance, helping them to live independently for longer instead of going to a nursing home. The products on display at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone fair in…

US astronauts begin repair of aging ISS robotic arm

Two NASA astronauts embarked on a spacewalk Thursday to repair the International Space Station's aging robotic arm, the US space agency said. The outing by Americans Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei began at 8:05 am (1205 GMT) when the duo switched their bulky white space suits to battery power before floating out of the airlock. The two men will focus on removing and replacing the latching end of the Canadian-made arm, known as Canadarm2. Read More: NASA mulls putting astronauts on deep space test flight The 57.7…

Here’s how WWE legend ‘The Undertaker’ looks like outside the ring

World Wrestling Entertainment icon Undertaker’s career has spanned more than 25 years. But considering his age and other factors, 2017 has slated to be his last year in the wrestling with no surprise return, to say the least. The possibility of the Undertaker’s eventual retirement has been a topic for discussion for several years. While the Undertaker continued to mount up wins at WrestleMania and his work schedule decreased, many thought an eventual loss would have led to retirement. And that happened in the last…

PICTURES: Is Akshay Khanna really aging this badly?

Akshay Khanna hasn’t been an unfamiliar name to the Bollywood industry, but the actor has gone off the screen for some years, sparking speculations whether curtain has fallen on his 19-year-old career. The actor was spotted a week ago at his father Vinod Khanna’s funeral. The senior Khanna was a veteran actor of the Bollywood and made his mark in the industry with several super-hits including Amar Akbar Anthony and Parwarish. Akshay Khanna had undergone a hair transplant and was hardly seen with a near-bald appearance.…