Akshay Lokhande

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How an undercover female reporter exposed sexual misconduct at a London charity bash

LONDON — Wanted: attractive young women wearing short, tight dresses and black underpants to serve as hostesses for British business bigwigs at a drunken old-boys-only charity ­affair.<p>In 2018.<p>When tabloid-style news of this event broke in the usually decorous Financial Times on Wednesday, the …

Sexual Harassment

Mountain Cottage

Kluszkowce, małopolskie, Polska<p>Mountain cottage on the picturesque Stylchyn peninsula. Located in the place of extraordinary history - in the neighborhood rescued from flooding, ancient wooden villas, farmsteads and brick cellars with granaries, dating from the second half of the 19th and early …

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 21 January, 2018

Death Machines Of London return with an aero-inspired Moto Guzzi. A BMW R 1200 ST gets the radical supermoto treatment. And a pair of delivery-mileage icons go under the hammer at Bonhams: a Honda RC30 and a Yamaha FZR 750RT. Time to buy a lottery ticket?<p><b>Ducati SuperSport 1000DS by Barn Built Bikes</b> …

Dark is divine: What colour are Indian gods and goddesses?

<b>In India where light skin is coveted, a new campaign is re-imagining popular Hindu gods and goddesses with a darker skin, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.</b><p>The desire for fairer skin is not new in India and for centuries, fair complexion has been considered superior.<p>Fairness creams are among …

Trick Your Brain Into Making You Richer

Our brains are often working against us, leading us to make dumb financial moves -- or to not do anything at all. Here's how to fight back.<p>We all …

10 otherworldly places to travel to in 2018

We refer to a lot of things as “magical” these days, from mermaid toast to adaptogens and flower-strewn baths. It’s a term that’s equally as …

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How This Traveler Gets Paid to Tag Along on Other People's Vacations

A Finnish travel blogger is now offering her services as a “personal travel assistant” for anybody who doesn’t mind paying for her company.<p>Henna …

Travel

ARON is like futuristic wi-fi that works with infrared light

Surefire, a California-based flashlight company, is showing off its new infrared communication system, ARON, at CES this week.<p>What is it?<p>Surefire’s ARON (Augmented Reality Optical Narrowcasting) is a form of wireless data transmission involving beams of light. It transmts information via infrared …

Wi-Fi

10 Rules of British Royal Etiquette

For centuries, British royalty has had a code of etiquette that includes rules for the royals as well as those who encounter them. Most of the …

Etiquette

You Can See Unicorns in This Magical Place

Yes, they are very real in Scotland.<p>The Scottish are known for their adoration of myths and legends: ghosts, witches, magic, water monsters, and more fairy folk. The magical unicorn is perhaps their most beloved, particularly because it’s the country’s national animal.<p>Despite modern depictions of a …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 14<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

National Parks

I never wanted to date a co-worker, but we seemed like a perfect match

“How does the idea of being slapped hard in the face during sex make you feel?” a software engineer named Will asked me in a conference room full of our co-workers.<p>“That’s a great question<i>,”</i> I said. “Statistically, 18 percent of men and 12 percent of women say they’re into it.”<p>No, we were not …

Personal data of a billion Indians sold online for £6, report claims

The personal information of more than a billion Indians stored in the world’s largest biometric database can be bought online for less than £6, according to an investigation by an Indian newspaper.<p>The reported breach is the latest in a series of alleged leaks from the Aadhaar database, which has …

India

Edward Snowden just launched an app that turns any Android device into a remote security camera

The relentless march of technology has produced a world where citizen journalists and activists can push information out to the world at a moment’s …

Scientists just pinpointed link between red meat and cancer

Eating red meat has long been linked to cancer, and researchers now understand why.<p>Scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno, have identified a …

Cancer

Where the Cybersecurity Threats Are

Stephen Schmidt of Amazon Web Services and Scott Smith of the FBI talk about what companies should be most concerned about<p>Stephen E. Schmidt is the chief information security officer at Amazon Web Services Inc. Scott Smith is the assistant director of the cyber division at the Federal Bureau of …

Cybersecurity

Former Navy pilot describes UFO encounter studied by secret Pentagon program

For most of his 18-year career as a U.S. Navy pilot, Cmdr. David Fravor said his mother-in-law used to ask him a question: Had he seen a UFO? For 15 years, the answer was no.<p>But one clear afternoon off the coast of California in 2004, he says, that changed.<p>Fravor, the commanding officer of a Navy …

Paranormal

Putin's Syria victory lap is premature, experts say

Standing under clear skies at an air base in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin told his troops the good news: They had all but secured victory in the Middle East country's six-year civil war.<p>"The task of combating armed gangs here in Syria ... has been largely resolved — brilliantly …

20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

Can you imagine visiting Paris without having a crêpe? Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Passing up authentic jerk chicken in Jamaica? Trying street food is an integral of traveling to new places, and it's a delicious window into new cultures, a taste of human history. In …

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

It’s a disaster! Are you prepared?

One Halloween, after watching one too many zombie movies, we may or may not have assembled a survival kit. Silly, sure, but having an emergency …

The World's Most Popular Hiking Trails, According To Pinterest

But maps based on specific interests, like wineries, ice cream shops and even tacos, began to emerge.<p>"We've been surprised to see more and more outdoor destinations with activities like camping and hiking," a spokesperson from Pinterest told Business Insider.<p>After six months, Pinterest has nearly …

8 Super Romantic Spas in Europe

A spa day is a relatively romantic endeavor on its own, but move that spa day to Europe and it's nearly guaranteed to spark some l'amour. Our expert hotel investigators have been busily traveling through Europe visiting tons of hotels, and along the way they've found a handful with some pretty epic …

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