Alex Tilakraj

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How Chrome Won the War of the Browsers

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Google keeps on winning the internet. In less than a decade, Google Chrome has become the web browser with the biggest market share. Its features appeal casual web surfers and businesses alike. How did it do …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

5 Worst Behaviors We've Seen on Planes

Flying's not exactly fun -- you're trapped in a small place with lots of strangers, after all -- but most people at least follow the social contract and keep to themselves. Then there are the inconsiderate few who throw niceties to the wind and do whatever they want, however, no matter how …

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Peek Inside Maryland's Wildest Home

Dubbed "The Mushroom House," this unique place didn't always look like this.<p>This strange, polyurethane foam-covered house finally sold recently for $920,000, <i>well</i> under its original asking price of $1.2 million. It took six months for this odd-looking, three-bedroom home to find the right buyer — …

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It’s a Girl For the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: Pictures

The Beauty and Grandeur of Opera Houses Around the World

For centuries, opera houses have stood as the symbol of a nation's wealth and grandeur. David Leventi celebrates these cultural landmarks by photographing the interiors of world-famous opera houses around the globe, capturing the spectacular architecture and ornate decor of vast halls in Budapest, …

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Incredibly Steep Bridge in Japan Looks Like a Thrilling Roller Coaster for Drivers

The Eshima Ohashi bridge is the largest rigid-frame bridge in Japan and the third largest in the world, but its uniqueness does not stop there. This incredible structure appears to have an extraordinarily steep incline on both sides, making it look more like a roller coaster that you can enjoy from …

How Robert Downey Jr. got a shirt of Bruce Lee DJing into ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Halfway through "Avengers: Age of Ultron," when it looks like The Avengers have their backs against the wall, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) begins to devise a plan to gain the upper hand with Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo). What he's wearing is likely to be the must-have T-shirt of the summer.<p>As the …

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10 DIY Ways To Upgrade Your Vanity

We have a feeling we aren't the only ones whose makeup station is a complete mess.<p><b>1. Marble Tray</b><p>This multipurpose marble tray can be used for anything — as a cheese board, a coffee table tray, or a serving platter. But it's also a great way to display your most beautiful bottles of perfumes, …

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How Diffraction Can Affect Your Photos (And What to Do About It)

It is something many a landscape photographer will be aware of, but many others may not. Diffraction is an obscure effect but one we should all be …

India's Ratan Tata Buys Stake in Chinese Phone Maker Xiaomi

The deal is likely to bolster the Chinese phone maker's presence in the world's third-largest smartphone market.<p>Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of the holding company of India’s Tata conglomerate, has acquired a stake in Xiaomi Technology [XTC.UL], a deal that is likely to bolster the Chinese phone …

10 Tested and Perfected Classic Southern Recipes

There's something deeply satisfying about Southern cooking. From red velvet cupcakes to buttermilk biscuits, these classic recipes won't disappoint!<p>There's something deeply satisfying about Southern cooking. From red velvet cupcakes to buttermilk biscuits, these classic recipes won't disappoint!<p><b>1.</b> …

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Incredible Little Girl with No Feet Becomes Best Friends with Paw-Less Puppy

Three-year-old Sapphyre Johnson was born with no toes or fingers due to a unique birth defect. Because of this, she has been a regular patient at Shriners Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina since she was an infant. When she was only a baby, doctors decided to amputate her legs, so that it would …

Tesla's $13,000 battery could keep your home online in a blackout

Elon Musk is a man who likes to make waves. Whether it’s privatizing space exploration or shaking up commuting with the Hyperloop high speed transport system, the billionaire technocrat aims big. Now his electric car company, Tesla, is planning to change the way people power their homes.<p>In a tweet …

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Inside Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Pop Up Shop In Chicago

The Kara Mann-designed retail space is elegant and approachable with a nod to the Windy City. Here, Elle Decor shares an exclusive look inside the space.<p>Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle site goop strives to bring its readers the best in everything from food and shopping to mindful living, and now …

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Stunning Early Entries in 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

One of our very favorite photo contests has just kicked off! The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest brings out the most breathtaking shots in travel photography. This year, the prizes are really exciting! The grand prize winner will receive an eight day National Geographic Photo …

Ms. Ulmer: 90 Years an Artist - Photographs and text by Candace Karch | LensCulture

Marie Ulmer is a 97-year old artist who I began to represent at Bambi Gallery in 2007. We became fast friends. She has made a piece of art everyday for the last ninety years.<p>For 35 years she worked at The Free Library of Philadelphia as a commercial illustrator. During that period, she continued …

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Current Obsessions: May Market

Take a look at a few things that grabbed our attention this week.<p>In anticipation of our upcoming Organized Kitchens issue, we ran into an L-shaped …

A Picture Postcard From Kerala, India

For Sam and me, Kerala is the jewel in India's crown: quiet, relatively clean, filled with color and contrast. It is thought that apostle Thomas arrived in Kerala and founded seven churches around 53 AD.<p>For Sam and me, Kerala is the jewel in India's crown: quiet, relatively clean, filled with color …

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A Picture Postcard From Meenakshi Amman Temple, India

We were standing in the Meenakshi Amman Temple. It was dark outside. Inside, it was cool and smelled of incense. We had come for the evening ceremony of Shiva's going to bed. Our daughter Willa who is teaching on Semester At Sea had joined us during her port time in India.<p>"We take off our shoes …

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40+ Christmas Wreaths to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Deck the halls, doors and everywhere else.<p>A little Christmas crafting goes a long way. Start now and you'll have a holiday wreath for every door in your house.

Watch: the German rollercoaster restaurant

Move over conveyor belt sushi, the rollercoasting hamburger is here<p>It gives fast food a new meaning: a restaurant in Germany that features its very own rollercoaster.<p>Located in the northern port city of Hamburg, the restaurant has been fittingly named the Rollercoaster Restaurant, and can seat as …

11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

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This Is The Onyx, A Real-Time Wearable Communicator Inspired By 'Star Trek'

The company finally unveiled its first hardware product on Wednesday. It's called Onyx.<p>Jesse Robbins, cofounder and CEO of OnBeep, dropped by Business Insider's offices in New York City last week to give us the first-ever demo of the Onyx, which he says was inspired by the real-time communicators …