Arun Rajasekaran

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India learns to 'fail fast' as tech start-up culture takes root

BENGALURU, India (Reuters) - After ping pong tables, motivational posters and casual dress codes, India’s tech start-ups are following Silicon Valley’s lead and embracing the “fail fast” culture credited with fuelling creativity and success in the United States.<p>An employee works inside the office …

Silicon Valley

10 things women love to hear from their men - Take note guys!

<b>10 things women love to hear from their men</b> – If there’s one thing that has always kept men wondering about women, it has to be figuring out what …

15 Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You<p>To help dispel some of the more common survival myths, we spoke to Tony Nester, an expert on desert …

Bear Grylls

4 foods that accelerate aging - AVOID these and look 5-10 years younger

<b>Food #4 that ages you faster:</b><p><b>Soybean oil, canola oil, or other "vegetable oils"</b><p>I know these have been marketed to you over the years by giant food …

Nutrition

Color Matching Your Cologne

Spring has arrived and that means it is time for you to add some bright colors to your daily wardrobe. One such color that is perfect for a man to wear is green as green symbolizes the freshness of spring, the color of money, and the power of a great leader. As I have mentioned before, cologne is …

7 Steve Jobs Quotes That Could Change Your Life

He came, he saw, he conquered…and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters<p>Protesters mark the anniversary of the Delhi gang rape of Jyoti Singh in 2012. Despite legislation, rapes are …

India

The happiness curve

We all want to be happy, don’t we? Well, if you’re dissatisfied, frustrated or downright miserable, cheer up. There’s apparently a cure for you. Even better, it will materialize automatically. Just sit and wait; the very anticipation of its arrival might improve your spirits. The remedy: getting …

The Ideal Age To Launch A Start-Up Is Older Than You Think

When asked to describe the profile of a typical tech start-up founder, many people picture a hoodie-clad twenty-something, the ink still drying on their computer-science degree. But earlier this year, Bloomberg’s venture capital arm, Bloomberg Beta, commissioned a study to identify the key …

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

When It's Ok To Cheat And 7 Other Secrets From Entrepreneurs

As the new Executive Director of Tech Wildcatters, one of my new favorite things is to review the applications coming in for our next class. I’m not kidding. If you’re even five minutes late to a meeting with me, you’re going to roll up on me deep in my laptop taking that brief chance to search …

Psychology: How many senses do we have?

We often talk of having five senses as a universal truth. In reality, there may be more – or fewer – depending on the way you look at the question. Christian Jarrett explains the controversy.<p>Some myths about the brain, such as the idea we only use 10% of our grey matter, are notorious, especially …

3 Uncommon Ways To Drive Happiness In The Workplace

Engagement is the holy grail of workplace satisfaction. Here are three new ways to think about your employees’ happiness.<p>By the late 1990s, the number of people diagnosed with depression in the U.S. had increased by nearly 1,000% in just a half-century according to the World Health …

Happiness

Experience Travel | USA TODAY

4 Ways Your Smartphone Is Making You Dumber

Like you, I love my smartphone. And like you, I probably love it more than anything else. But research is making it increasingly clear that our first love is hurting all the other relationships that it’s supposed to assist with.<p>Here’s how.<p><b>1. We’re tossing out a decent chunk of our IQ.</b><p>Phones can …

The 11 Best Frequent Flyer Programs

However, frequent flyer memberships are not only making air travel more affordable — they're expediting the booking process and offering many amenities that extend to the airline's partners as well.<p>The experts at FindTheBest used a Smart Rating scale to find the best frequent flyer deals across all …

Podolski shouting arsenal when Khedira was interviewed during WorldCup Parade

A step-by-step guide to help you get the best deal on a new car

Can you afford to give away $5,000?<p>That's the difference between what savvy and not-so-savvy buyers recently paid for the exact same Nissan Altima in Southern California.<p>Those who paid too much, up to $25,800 for the popular family sedan, probably bought their cars the old-fashioned way: by walking …

17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Sometimes the hiring practices of even the biggest and most successful companies can be outright ridiculous.<p>There can be bizarre interview questions that seemingly have no answers. There can be standards -- like not hiring anyone who …

Employment

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." …

Self-improvement

Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …

Coffee