Ankit Agarwal

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Gallery: To the ends of the Earth – the most remote hotels on the planet

Feel like spending a few nights in the desert? Find a five-star hotel in the middle of the Liwa sand dunes hours outside Abu Dhabi, or take a trip to …

Transparent solar panels are “the wave of the future”

See-through Solar Panels<p>Solar panels and solar power-generating windows are a couple of things people have come up with to take advantage of the Sun, …

Falken Reynolds Have Designed The Interiors Of This Loft Apartment In Vancouver

Interior design firm Falken Reynolds have completed the design of a loft apartment in Vancouver, for a couple that split their time between the …

This 3D audio soundbar promises to beat your home theater setup

Surround sound is an exercise in compromise. Surround speakers are cumbersome and expensive to set up. They require you sit in a ‘sweet spot’ to achieve a decent sense of positioning, and can’t really replicate the sensation of sound getting close to your head. Headphones can position sound more …

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For consistent ballstriking, use an issue of GOLF Magazine

Do you struggle to hit good irons consistently, round after round? You may suffer from a poor setup. To fix this, take an issue of GOLF and lay it on …

How to say the names of the 35 most commonly mispronounced fashion labels

With Primark having finally set the pronunciation record straight - it's 'pry-mark', not 'pree-mark' - words with confusing phonological values are causing conflict all over the UK.<p>Is it 'S-con' or 'Sc-oh-n', 'Ga-rij' or 'Ga-raaj'? 'Ee-thur' or 'Eye-thur', 'Sked-jool' or 'Shed-jool'?<p>And if regular …

This Vacation Rentals Site Is Like Airbnb for People Who Love Architecture

Vacation planning offers a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Services like Airbnb help to foster these getaways by letting you live like a local in an area home. And sometimes, these accommodations are the best part of the trip. Building on this idea is PlansMatter, a …

18 photos reveal the extreme ways kids get to school around the world

But in other parts of the world, the trek to school looks much different.<p>Some kids in the Philippines step through knee-deep rocky waters to get to class, while students in Japan pass Geiger counters tracking local radiation levels.<p>Here's what early-morning commutes to school look like around the …

Sri Lanka

The 10 best architects of all time, ranked

New Yorkers don’t have to look very far to see the power of architecture: It boasts an iconic skyline, after all, made up of buildings ranging from …

How to Use Distraction to Your Advantage

Have you ever noticed that you find it difficult to ignore the chatter of a radio station playing in the background, or that your best ideas come not …

Adding virtual reality to a roller coaster sounds dumb, but works amazingly well

Nauseating x nauseating = not so nauseating<p>How do you know if you're in a good virtual reality experience? One of the most common pieces of evidence presented is fear of heights. You're standing on the edge of a virtual cliff, and even though you know, rationally, that you're actually in your …

37 Bathroom Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Renovation Photos

Whether you’re making small upgrades or going for a full overhaul, a bathroom renovation can make a big difference in the feel of your home (and its future resale value). So it’s no wonder that along with the kitchen, this practical space often takes top priority when it comes time to remodel. But …

Interior Design

The most luxurious hotel in the world's top chains | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With the growing popularity of Airbnb and boutique hotels, large international hotel chains have had to work harder than ever to win travelers' loyalty as a place to stay. Now, more than ever, high-end luxury chains such as The Four Seasons and St. Regis are endeavoring to banish brand-name …

Will LiFi Take Big Data And The Internet Of Things To A New Level?

The enormous demand for WiFi and transmissions of mass quantities of data is putting a strain on the current technologies. With the predicted exponential growth of mobile devices, by 2019 more than ten billion mobile devices will exchange 35 quintillion (1018) bytes of information each month — and …

Internet of Things

New Amazingly Intricate, Laser-Cut Wood Relief Silhouettes by Gabriel Schama

Oakland, CA-based artist Gabriel Schama layers thin sheets of laser-cut wood to create amazingly intricate wood relief sculptures made up of dizzying patterns and textures. While known for his geometric, mandala-like compositions, several of the artist's most recent works fill elegant silhouettes …

Designing Superhumans

The age of genetic design is here.<p>It is now possible to edit genes of diverse organisms — almost like we edit a string of text — by cutting and pasting (splicing) genes at desired locations. A recent technology known as CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) allows for …

Stop saying 'space is hard'

It makes us feel good, but it also makes us weak<p>On June 28th, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket meant to deliver supplies to the International Space Station exploded en route. It was the third cargo resupply mission to fail within the past year. In October 28th, 2014, Orbital Sciences’ uncrewed Antares …

This 20-Year-Old Inventor Said He Could Clean Up The Ocean–Now He’s Really Doing It

The giant ocean trash cleanup machine will begin its work in 2016.<p>Boyan Slat first proposed his giant marine cleanup machine three years ago when he was just 17 years old. During a TED talk, he sketched a vision for a massive floating boom that would collect trash using the ocean’s own currents.<p>The …

Creative Space Illustrations

Space: the final frontier. That is the theme behind Abduzeedo since day one and we will always be fascinated by the mysteries of the Cosmos, where no …

40 years in Eternal India

<b>Often when I meet a new Indian friend, who is not aware of my background, he exclaims: "So many years in India! but why, why? I can't understand! My</b> …

India

This is the best sunscreen for golfers, and I'm not kidding

As I drove home from my dermatologist's office, I felt more than slightly annoyed. Slicing two bumps from the side of my nose had taken the doctor roughly eleven seconds, from Novocain to Band-Aid, yet had cost me more than a thousand dollars. With five minutes of instruction, I figured, I could …

Which One is Real? Powerful Portraits Challenge Stereotypes

Dallas-based photographer and former U.S. Marine Joel Pars' powerful portrait series <i>Judging America</i> embodies the age-old idiom “don't judge a book by its cover.” Through these photos, Pars seeks to challenge any prejudices that viewers may hold against other people based on race, socioeconomic …

Tiny Spanish Island Nears Its Goal: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

It actually takes quite a lot of fossil fuel power to reach the tiny Spanish island of El Hierro. You have to catch a commercial jet flight, a propeller plane and then a ferry to reach what was once the end of the known world, before Columbus set sail.<p>But once you're there, there's no need for …

Scientist Reveals Secrets Behind 500-Year-Old Leonardo Da Vinci Masterpiece

Using a new light technique, a French scientist has revealed that one of Leonardo Da Vinci’s most famous paintings did not originally look as it does …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Gear & Gadgets

What It's Like Raising Money As A Woman In Silicon Valley

<i>Editor’s note: We don’t publish many anonymous pieces on Forbes.com, but this compelling first-person account of sexism in the startup world merits an exception. I met the author several months ago and was floored by the stories she had to tell about her dealings with mostly male investors. Like</i> …

MIT Researcher: My Uber Driver Was Proof That 'Good, Secure, Fulfilling Jobs Are Declining'

In a new post on Harvard Business Review, McAfee says he recently experienced a direct example of how this transformation has already begun: an Uber trip.<p>In general, McAfee says, Uber is amazing. But the experience of his driver shows we have entered a mostly uncharted phase of economic history:<p>My …

Ray Kurzweil

India Spent Less Going To Mars Than Hollywood Did Making ‘Gravity’

Almost every day we talk about film budgets and grosses, trading hundred million dollar figures like baseball cards, only occasionally acknowledging that baked into all those costs are infamously shady accounting processes. Just how wasteful is the movie business? The prime minister of India …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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