Arun Gopalakrishnan

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A beginner’s guide to Vedanthangal

This is a story any visitor to the bird sanctuary, that’s one of the oldest in the country, is told by the locals. S. Lakshmi, who runs a tiffin shop …

Birds

'Real Dirt of India Lies in Our Minds,' Says President Pranab Mukherjee

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> In the middle of a debate on perceived "intolerance" in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee today delivered a sharp message on …

India

Man Whose Wife Was Killed in Paris Attacks Writes Heartbreaking Open Letter to ISIS

"I know that she will be with us every day and that we will find ourselves again in this paradise of free love to which you have no access."<p>Hélène Muyal-Leiris, 35, was one of the 89 innocent people gunned down at the Bataclan concert hall during the Paris attacks on Friday evening. On Monday, her …

France

See a skydiving gamer, and the couch he's sitting on, drop from an airplane

Jumping out of an airplane takes guts of steel. Now think about jumping out of an airplane while sitting on a couch surrounded with all the accouterments of a regular living room: a lamp, a decorative throw pillow, magazines, a gaming controller, a television, a streaming video device and a coffee …

Living Rooms

The 25 Coolest IKEA Hacks We've Ever Seen

IKEA

Apple is taking 94% of profits in the entire smartphone industry

Apple has a tiny market share of the smartphone industry - but it is making some truly massive profits.<p>The Cupertino company was responsible for just</b> …

Financial Services

Experts say phones need a 'bedtime mode' to fix our sleep

We've all done it: you've gone to bed early in order to catch up on some much needed sleep, only to lay there for hours staring at your phone until you're no longer tired. Some reports believe handsets shouldn't get all the blame for our poor sleep schedules, but we've known for some time that …

BBC

Is wasting time on the internet actually good for you? Read this and find out

The question of whether the huge, distracting influence of online time-wasting has a good, bad or irrelevant impact on our creative output is so new that there aren’t any definitive answers, yet. But it is starting to be studied.<p>The University of Pennsylvania announced this week that it would offer …