Arnavjeet Baruah

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Will $4.6 Trillion Leveraged Loan Market Cause The Next Financial Crisis?

Financial crises take about a decade to be born. Having lived through four of them, I see the raw materials for a fifth one — flowing from the collapse of so-called leveraged loans — debt piled on top of companies with weak credit ratings.<p>Before examining the latest news on leveraged loans, let’s …

The Science Behind Your Sweet Tooth

Americans are eating way too much sugar, but scientists have a solution. The answer? The very plants that feed our cravings.<p>The global sweet tooth …

41 trips to take before you turn 40

You probably have the means and time to take some epic trips around the world.<p>From the canals of Venice to the desert of Namibia, here are 41 destinations to check off your bucket list.

Poshtels are the hot new trend in the travel industry — here's what they are

But a new kind of hostel is on the rise and it's far from a no-frills backpacker haven.<p>It's called a poshtel — a combination of posh and hostel — and it's bringing together two concepts that most travelers wouldn't likely use together: luxury and hostel.<p>Most poshtels offer guests the option of …

What 9 common drugs including caffeine, weed, and booze do to your brain

We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce.<p>So what exactly are these drugs doing to the brain to prompt these feelings?

Here Are the Four Types of Drunks, According to Science

You know when you’re out with your friends at a bar, and you’ve all had the same amount to drink, yet one friend is giggling uncontrollably, another …

Why China’s stock market bubble was always bound to burst

Over the past few weeks, punters in China underwent a near-death experience when their country’s two stock exchanges entered freefall. The rapidly inflating bubble that had driven share prices to dizzying heights had suddenly burst. By this spring, the stock markets in Shanghai, with 831 listed …

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Karnataka government sets yet another example-access 4187 services on single App!

After setting an example with its e-mandi concept, now the south Indian state of Karnataka will be setting another landmark. The central government …


Steps to Becoming More Adventurous: Abroad Edition

By College Tourist; Author: Ashley Ulbrich, University of Central Florida<p><b>Here are the five steps on how to become more adventurous while studying abroad.</b><p><b>Step One: Apply to the study abroad program.</b><p>If you have already completed the online application, you took the first step to becoming more …

Here Are the Best Movies of 2015 So Far


40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

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