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PepperTap’s collapse shows everything that is wrong with India’s young internet companies

India’s third-largest grocery delivery service is no more.<p>On April 22, PepperTap, a 17-month-old Gurgaon-headquartered startup, said it will shut its grocery delivery operations. Promoters Navneet Singh and Milind Sharma, who had earlier worked together at logistics startup Delhivery, will now …

India

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

Exercise

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Nexus 5X review

There’s a funny thing about fans (whether they’re fans of a sports team, a band, or a particular company or product): they can be hard to please. Google learned this with last year’s Nexus 6. It was a much larger and more expensive phone than the Nexus 5 that preceded it, and there was no guarantee …

Phones

Politicians from Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton are calling for big changes to the way hedge fund managers are taxed

What they are referring to is taxes paid on is what is commonly known as carried interest, that portion of a fund manager's compensation based on the profits of the fund.<p>Common industry practice is to compensate portfolio managers by paying ongoing management fees based on the amount under …

Donald Trump Would Cut Department Of Education, EPA

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he would eliminate several federal agencies if he were elected president.<p>Asked on "Fox News Sunday" how he would cut spending, Trump named the Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency as potential …

Donald Trump

Pluto filled with 'spectacular colours' and varying terrain, Nasa's New Horizons mission reveals

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft discovered towering ice mountains and ridges, rolling plains, and icebergs floating in lakes of frozen nitrogen<p>Pluto is a world of "spectacular" colours, dramatic surface features and dynamic geology, the first published results from a fly-by of the dwarf planet have …

Donald Trump: Bernie Sanders is 'the next step' – even 'worse' than a socialist

Exclusive: Republican offers rare attack on fellow insurgent, telling Guardian socialism is ‘road to failure’ for candidate who ‘wants to be more mainstream’<p>Donald Trump has warned about the ideology of his fellow presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, saying the Vermont senator is an “admitted …

Middle-class

Donald Trump takes 'credit' for Kevin McCarthy's exit

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leaves a campaign event September 23, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Sean Rayford/Getty Images<p>The two leading Republican presidential candidates — real-estate mogul Donald Trump and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson — had very different reactions to …

10 things you might not know about U.S. Special Operations forces

<b>(CNN) —</b> The troops that make up U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) include some of the most elite fighters in the U.S. military across all branches, including the Army Green Berets and Navy SEALS.<p>They're perhaps best known for going after high-value targets like Osama bin Laden and ISIS leader …

Military

5 Ways to Turn Food Into Muscle, Not Fat

Boost Insulin Sensitivity to Get Lean and Build Muscle<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Insulin sensitivity is crucial. If your muscle mass is not …

Ridley Scott: 'I knew there was water on Mars months ago'

Director of The Martian was shown photographs of water flows by Nasa ‘about two months ago’, but by then it was too late to include the information in the plot of the Matt Damon film<p>On one level, The Martian may be functioning as a giant advertisement for Nasa, but the close collaboration between …

Ridley Scott

Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Liquid water runs down canyons and crater walls over the summer months on Mars, according to researchers who say the discovery raises the chances of being home to some form of life.<p>The trickles leave long, dark stains on the Martian terrain that can reach hundreds of metres downhill in the warmer …

Astronomy

The Mason Jar, Reborn

How a container once integral to farming culture came to be the hipster vessel of choice: an Object Lesson<p>In the mid-1970s, my parents fled the New Jersey suburbs to build a house in rural New Hampshire, where my mother tended a large vegetable and herb garden. The growing season in New Hampshire …

Trump hints at plan to raise taxes on the wealthy and eliminate it for others

Donald Trump’s tax plan will set him even further apart from the rest of his Republican opponents.<p>The plan, which Trump is set to release on Monday …

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

Supermoon

Trump: Let Putin fight ISIS in Syria

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump wants to flip the U.S. strategy against ISIS on its head, drawing down the America's involvement in fighting the militant group in Syria in favor of a greater Russian presence.<p>While most of his fellow Republican presidential hopefuls are calling for a bigger military …

Middle East

Mind-boggling images from 25 years of the Hubble Telescope

NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and …

Cosmology

Pedro Domingos’ Master Algorithm: How machine learning is reshaping how we live.

Computers and the algorithms they run are precise, perfect, meticulously programmed, and austere. That’s the idea, anyway. But there’s a burgeoning, …

24 fruits and vegetables that will extend your lifespan

No one food is going to change your life, but a diet rich in these fruits & vegetables will start you on your way<p>It may come as a shock to regular readers of health publications, but there is no such thing as a superfood. While sensational headlines are full of magical foods that can transform your …

You can thank prehistoric fish for the enamel on your teeth

The enamel that covers your teeth originated in an unlikely place: on the scales of ancient fish.<p>Scientists say they figured this out by examining the fossils of long-dead fish, as well as the DNA of a range of creatures alive today. They make their case in a report published online Wednesday by …

Biology

The 17 most memorable quotes from Yankees legend Yogi Berra

The catcher was a 15-time All Star and 10-time World Series champion, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1972, according to AFP.<p>He was also well-known for his goofy sayings.<p>Berra might never have said some of the quotes that have been attributed to him for years, but he's remembered for them …

Donald Trump: I'm boycotting Fox News

Donald Trump. Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili<p>Real-estate tycoon Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will no longer do interviews on Fox News shows because the network has been treating him "unfairly."<p>The Republican presidential front-runner tweeted: ".@FoxNews has been treating me very unfairly & …

Black holes heading for 'massive collision,' says astronomer

<b>(CNN) —</b> A really, really big bang not due for a hundred millennia may help astronomers test one of the central theories of physics, according to one of the authors of a new paper.<p>Two black holes in Virgo are heading for a "massive collision," Columbia University astronomer Zoltan Haiman said in a …

Black Holes

Microsoft Office 2016 adds new features to Word, Excel and Outlook

Microsoft's first new version of its productivity suite in three years is available for Office 365 subscribers to download on Tuesday, adding new cloud computing and teamwork features<p>Microsoft has released the first new version of Office for Windows in three years, adding a series of new features …

Software

Ben Carson says no Muslim should ever become US president

The Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has said no Muslim should be president of the United States of America.<p>In an interview with NBC for broadcast on Sunday morning, the retired neurosurgeon said: “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would …

Religion

Mike Huckabee is bashing Obama for nominating an openly gay Army secretary

"It's clear President Obama is more interested in appeasing America's homosexuals than honoring America's heroes," said Huckabee.<p>He added that the rate of veteran suicides were "out of control" and that he thought military readiness was low, yet it is unclear how the sexual orientation of the …

LGBTQI

6 tips to improve your mobile photography

Photography’s evolution has dramatically sped up since the inception of quality smartphone cameras. Handsets have effectively replaced point-and-shoot cameras, something we never expected to happen only a generation ago. This opens plenty of new doors for creating memories, but it also means there …

Mobile Photography

Donald Trump says it's not his job to correct claims that Obama is Muslim

After days of scorching criticism, Donald Trump defended his decision to let stand a comment disparaging Muslims, and told a conference of conservative Christians Saturday evening that he would fight to protect their right to practice Christianity inside the U.S.<p>Trump lamented that stores don't use …

Donald Trump

Why Isis fights

For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish border and the deserts of Iraq, which hardly seemed likely to shape the fate of nations. A weathered sign at its entrance said 4,000 people lived there, most of …

Middle East