Anil

27 Added | 1 Magazine | 32 Likes | 2 Followers | @Anil30jr | Keep up with Anil on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Anil”

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

4 hours ago<p>The Panthers have some major work to do to re-sign Andrew Norwell, and it's not going to be an easy task with Drew Rosenhaus running the...<p>…

College Football

China tells Trump to act cautiously on South China Sea issue

Beijing's warning comes after the new US administration vowed to defend its interests in the disputed waters. Chinese state media has stated that any …

Fareed Zakaria made a scary prediction about democracy in 1997 — and it's coming true

Democracy is rising, but not the good kind.<p>Twenty years ago, CNN’s Fareed Zakaria wrote an essay in Foreign Affairstitled “The Rise of Illiberal Democracy.” His thesis was that democracies around the world were surrendering to illiberal reforms, and that the strands holding the traditions of …

The Week Democracy Died

There are years, decades even, in which history slows to a crawl. Then there are weeks that are so eventful that they seem to mark the dissolution of …

Political Science

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

Healthy Eating

The Day American Democracy Died (January 21, 2010)

The government of the people, by the people, and for the people, has perished. Democracy was terminally ill for a long time and just lingering on life support. Freedom of individuals to choose their leadership has been trumped by the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decision known as Citizens United which …

Noam Chomsky: America is an empire in decline

The celebrated political scientist talks neoliberalism, Western triumphalism and more. Part 1 of a 2-part excerpt<p>[<i>This piece, the first of two parts, is excerpted</i> <i>from Noam Chomsky’s new book,</i> Who Rules the World? <i>(Metro</i><i>politan Books)</i>]<p>When we ask “Who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard …

Indian-origin researchers develops app for users with low vision

A team led by an Indian-origin researcher has developed a smartphone app that projects a magnified smartphone screen to provide better visibility to …

Harvard Medical School

A Profound Contradiction of Human Existence

“<i>Science does not reveal the meaning of our existence, but it does draw back some of the veils.</i>”<p>“Be not deceived,” Epictetus writes in <i>The Discourses</i>, …

The air that makes you fat

Some puzzling studies appear to show that tiny airborne particles may contribute to obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Should we be concerned?<p>Take a deep breath, and exhale. Depending on where you live, that life-giving lungful of air might just be pushing you towards diabetes and obesity.<p>Two …

Pollution

There is nothing quite like America's aircraft carriers

Which military platform or system is best suited for the uncertain and dangerous times in which we live?<p>If you could choose one would it be a long-range bomber (B-1, 2, 52 or the new LRS-B), fighter aircraft (F-15, 16, 18, 22 or the new F-35), the M-1 Abrams tank or Stryker Infantry Fighting …

Military

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

Women's Health

Relativity v quantum mechanics – the battle for the universe

Physicists have spent decades trying to reconcile two very different theories. But is a winner about to emerge – and transform our understanding of everything from time to gravity?<p>It is the biggest of problems, it is the smallest of problems. At present physicists have two separate rulebooks …

The Unending Search for the Soul

In a brilliant new book, George Makari charts the ways Western thinkers have wrestled with questions of how the human mind is related to the material …

German Philosophy

The Copernicus Complex by Caleb Scharf review – mind-blowing stuff

From the microscopic to the macroscopic, this is an original and gripping look at the universe and our place in it<p>Those who remember Douglas Adams’s <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i> will recall the Total Perspective Vortex, a device that shows the entire universe (cleverly extrapolated from a …

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

Singularity

Where is God?

Where is God?<p>It seems like a child's question, a theological query during bedtime prayers or following a holy day at church or synagogue. Usually, the first answer we learned was simple, certain, and reliable: God is in heaven.<p>But "Where is God?" is not really a child's question. It is a question …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

The secrets of living to 200 years old

Ageing is not an inevitable fact of life – many animals have already found ways to delay death. Their clues might help us all enjoy longer and healthier lives.<p>Just 30 years after the publication of Moby Dick, a group of Alaskan whalers attempted to tame their own ocean giant. Their target was a …

Biology

You are not your brain or your body

<i>This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com.</i><p>When you say the word “me,” you probably feel pretty clear about what that means. It’s one of the things you’re cleareston in the whole world—something you’ve understood since you were a year old. You might be working on the question, “Who amI?” but …

British Philosophy

Space In 4K: Explore The Final Frontier In UHD With New NASA TV Channel

Space is a big place. The vast distances between our curious selves and other planets and galaxies make witnessing the splendours and mysteries of our universe frustratingly difficult for most of us mere mortals. For the vast majority of people, their only ‘close up’ view of the majesty of space …

Televisions

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous physicist of all time. His theory of relativity forever changed the way we perceive the world and opened …

Albert Einstein