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These architects could change India forever - CNN Style

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India

Photography News: Easily the Best Roundup on the Web!

Photography Links to Bring you Up to Speed<p>With so much exciting stuff going on in the field of photography these days, it's hard to keep on top of …

New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

10 top trips to discover wildlife and nature in the UK

Compact, diverse and packed with wildlife, the UK is one of the best and easiest places on the planet to experience the natural world. Here are ten …

Private Jet Cards: Let's Talk Guaranteed Availability, Minimum Daily Charges, Peak Days And More

If you’ve been following along in my series of postings about jet cards and prepaid private aviation charter programs, you’ll know that the results of my research have yielded a website called PrivateJetCardComparisons.com covering over 80 programs of which I am the proud owner. If I ever want to …

Masters Degree

How to Disappear

<i>Alex Difrancesco | Longreads | April 2017 | 8 minutes (2,070 words)</i><p>Last year in New York City, a 19-year-old engineering student named Nayla Kidd …

These Hidden Bars in Buenos Aires Are Worth the Search

From your first walk along a tucked-away street to an initial chance encounter with beguiling locals, Buenos Aires seduces anyone who visits. There’s …

Argentina

42 incredible museums to visit in your lifetime

As Cape Town's Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (MOCAA) - poised to be Africa's biggest contemporary art museum - is unveiled today, our experts reveal the most spectacular museums to see around the world.<p><b>Which museums have we missed? Let us know in the comments below.</b><p>New York<p>1. Museum of …

Britain's 50 greatest days out (perfect for half term)

The Midlands<p><b>1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire</b><p>Among the stomach-churning highlights are Nemesis, Air and Oblivion (a vertical drop of more than 180ft). This year saw the launch of the first “virtual reality” rollercoaster, “Galactica”, where riders use headsets to experience a space adventure.<p><b>Price:</b> on …

How to print to PDF on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Print to PDF is an easy way to preserve the information and layout of what you are currently viewing, saving a 1:1 digital copy of the documents and websites you use everyday. You don’t actually print anything, but the idea is that an exact replica of what would have appeared on paper, if you had …

How shoelaces come undone

ENGINEERING brings great benefit to humanity, from aircraft to bicycles and from bridges to computer chips. It has, though, had difficulty creating a …

7 of the best walks in London

1: 'The Jubilee Greenway' – Little Venice to Camden<p>Regent's Canal makes for one of the most pleasant canal walks in London. Although an almost direct …

England

Every Photographer Must Get to Grips with the Exposure Triangle by Understanding ISO

<b>What is ISO?</b><p>It's an integral part of the exposure triangle. It is also possibly the <i>least</i> understood of the three elements that make up that …

Shutter Speed

The 11 Best Audiobooks To Listen To Right Now

It’s lit<p>There's plenty of things we remember fondly from our childhood, but high up on that list is when we used to lie in our bed at night and have our father tell us stories. Sometimes he would make them up, other times he would read to us. All those times, it was one of the highlights of our …

Books

'Being a Man Is Bad News': Study Finds Men Are Genetically Doomed

New research suggests that the reason behind why women live longer than men is in our DNA.<p>Certain populations live longer than others: Women tend to outlive men and Hispanics have lower mortality rates than other ethnic groups. But the mystery is <i>why</i>. There are many social and health theories that …

Peter Thiel

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

Scientists Use Lasers To Regrow Teeth From Stem Cells

Imagine if a trip to the dentist to treat a cavity didn’t involve a filling, root canal, or crown. What if a simple light treatment could actually …

The Power Of Laughter And Tapping Your Inner Chewbacca

When I first saw the video of Candace Payne donning a Chewbacca mask, I thought to myself, this is unreal.<p>80M views in one day.<p>136 Million views to date.<p>What was it that made everybody on the planet watch this woman, who just walked out of a Coles and put on a Chewbacca mask just to have fun?<p>Just a …

Chewbacca

Ethereal Wood Engravings Evoke a Peaceful Balance Between Man and Nature

Artist Suzuki Yasuo etches fine lines and careful crosshatching into circular cuts of wood to create his intricate and ethereal engravings. His pieces feature natural creatures like owls and butterflies surrounded by organic plant forms, from seaweed to mushrooms. Other works portray profiles of …

Art

The Greatest Philosopher You've Never Heard Of

Let's be honest. When most of us talk about philosophy — the hard-core, name-dropping, theory-quoting kind — we're talking about a particular lineage that traces back to the Hellenistic Greeks.<p>But consider, for a moment, the fact that over the last few thousand years there've been a whole lot of …

Western Philosophy

A Simple Way to Feel Like You Have Way More Time

You don't need to juggle your schedule or prune your commitments. You just need to do this.<p>What if I told you the best and easiest way to start feeling like you have more time wasn't to investigate your priorities or trim your commitments, but instead to add one more small item to your to-do …

Time Management

Oh My God, Fish Can Recognise Human Faces

A new study finds that archerfish can learn to distinguish one human face from others.<p>It's enough to make this writer seriously consider vegetarianism: A new study has found that fish can recognise human faces.<p>The paper, published in <i>Scientific Reports</i>, found that archerfish—a tropical species that …

Fish

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

Meditation

High-Intensity, Equipment-Free Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

High intensity exercise is where it’s at.<p>At least that’s what science is continuing to show us.<p>A large body of research has revealed that when we …

Exercise

11 Habits That Cause Premature Aging

Taking care of your body should be a top priority. Unfortunately in a world of flavored sodas and lazy Segways, we lose track of what it means to …

Places Where People Live the Longest and Their Secrets to a Longer Life

What's one of the biggest differences between an average American's day and a typical day in the life of someone who lives in one of the world's Blue Zones?<p>According to Dan Buettner, a National Geographic explorer whose work and research has identified five locations around the world -- the Blue …

Costa Rica

Science Says If You Want to Be Smarter, Dress Better

Of course, we already knew that.<p>We've always known dressing well makes you a better man. Just ask Esky, Esquire's mascot from the 1930s, who's never been seen without his natty double-breasted suit. And it's not just superficial. Slip on a tailored suit, fine shoes, and perhaps a bespoke shirt, and …

Marvel Studios