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Why should you turn off the lights during Earth Hour 2019

Like other parts of the world, Earth Hour is being observed across Pakistan where major cities are witnessing symbolic blackouts to raise awareness against global warming. Earth Hour is celebrated every year across the world during which unnecessary lights and electric appliances are turned off for one hour between 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM. The event is aimed at increasing awareness about how excessive and unneeded electricity usage drives the demand for more electricity, the production of which contributes significantly to…

Earth Hour to be observed in Pakistan today

KARACHI: With an aim to increase awareness of environmental challenges and the growing impact of climate change, lights will be turned off across the globe, including in Pakistan, to mark the annual Earth Hour event today.  All non-essential lights will be turned off around the world from 8:30pm to 9:30pm, descending the planet in darkness. The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) launched the initiative in 2007, calling for action to ward off the impact of climate change, protect a healthy green environment and conserve…

WATCH: Eerie lights flying in formation raise UFO fears

Village residents in south-west Ukraine were baffled and left fearing an alien invasion when strange lights appeared in the sky. The bizarre spots raised UFO suspicions among locals in the village of Novogradovka in Odessa Oblast in south-western Ukraine. Seven lights appeared in the sky, seemingly in the shape of an airplane, staying in one formation as if linked. One social media user likened the flying shapes to a "variation of the Starfleet insignia" used in the Star Trek TV shows and films. The footage of…

WATCH: This Smart Pillow’s capabilities will shock you!

This ultra-comfortable Sunrise Smart Pillow will revolutionize your sleep. It wakes you up naturally. Say goodbye to restless nights and stuporous mornings. You can effortlessly improve your body's sleep and wake hormones with the pillow's Deep Sleep technology for nights and Sunrise Alarm to start your day. Nature's sunrise isn't just to light the way to the work in the morning. The gently rising light starts an invigorating chain reaction that's natural and is key to being your best and feeling vibrant every day.…

Could flickering light treat Alzheimer’s?

PARIS: Scientists have used flickering LED lights to shrink, in mouse brains, the beta amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer's Disease in humans, they reported on Wednesday. While too early to say if this could translate into a much-needed treatment for the debilitating illness, it does present a promising avenue for further research, said the team -- some of whom have started a company to do just that. "It's a big 'if'," said Li-Huei Tsai of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who co-authored the study.…