Elizabeth Cambridge

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A stunning project on Google is highlighting some of the uncommon ways Indians drape their saris

There are 100 different ways to wear a sari but for the most part, urban Indians tend to stick to one common style: the <i>Nivi</i> drape, originally from Andhra Pradesh, which features a pallu draped over the left shoulder and several pleats at the front.<p>Over the past few months, though, Bengaluru-based …

India

Countries around the world are pouring billions of dollars into France's revolutionary nuclear fusion reactor

The fusion reactor everyone is anticipating is currently under construction in France. It's called the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) and could be the fusion reactor to lead a new era of clean energy. Fusing atoms together generates energy but it takes a tremendous amount …

10 Homemade Stocks for All Your Soup Needs

Don't ever throw those bones away—utilize them to make these 10 flavorful, long-simmering stocks.<p><b>There's nothing like a large pot of simmering goodness</b> to welcome you home after a long, tiring day. In case you didn't know, stock, as opposed to broth, is made with bones, and the collagen from those …

Higher interest rates are coming, and that’s great for America

In less than a week (December 16th) the Federal Reserve’s open market committee will get together and, in all likelihood, raise America’s benchmark interest rate for the first time in nearly a decade.<p>They’ve been stuck at nearly zero (0.25%) since the economy took a nosedive in 2008. Though they …

Interest Rates

China and Africa’s relationship is not yet one of “win-win economic cooperation”

At the China-Africa summit in Johannesburg, Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed that: the new type of China-Africa strategic partnership be upgraded to a comprehensive strategic and cooperative partnership.<p>Xi’s proposal deserves serious and sustained attention by African academics, analysts and …

South Africa

Mac Store Apps Stopped Working Due To Expired Security Certificate

<i>Oops!</i> A number of users have been reporting error messages and other issues with software downloaded from the Mac App Store that prevented them from using their apps. The warnings prompted them to delete and then re-install their apps, but this was not necessarily correcting the problem, customers …

Apps

Microsoft Just Majorly Improved Windows 10

Microsoft is adding a handful of new features and improvements to its Windows 10 operating system starting Nov. 12, the company announced in a blog …

Windows 10

5 of Our Most Popular Recipes Like You've Never Seen Them Before

We tested out our new Nest Cam by filming key steps from five of our most popular recipes.<p>We often talk about how the Test Kitchen is <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s home base. All of our recipes, from Salted–Butter Apple Galette to Red Wine–Braised Short Ribs, start here. Our Test Kitchen editors spend their days …

Computer scientists invented a way to turn your skin into a mobile touch pad

The latest in touch-screen technology involves the use of your own skin.<p>According to Reuters, a new product called iSkin uses silicon rubber and pressure-sensitive sensors to create an elastic film. When iSkin is combined with a medical-grade adhesive the electronic skin can be painlessly attached …

Computer Science

India's clean energy targets way ahead of others: United Nations

India can lead the world in the area of sustainable energy from renewable sources, as its clean energy target is way ahead of the UN global goal, …

Renewable Energy

Is China Preparing for Currency War?

China has entered the global monetary-easing fray, along with more than a dozen other economies, after its central bank surprised investors by …

Economy

NeuCoin raises $2.25M to be a headache-free take on Bitcoin

Today, NeuCoin, a new alternative digital currency, is announcing a raise of $2.25 million in investor funding. The fresh cash will help the company build its consumer-aimed cryptocurrency.<p>The company wants to launch a cryptocurrency that is easy to use and well marketed — something that Bitcoin is …

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Ebola wipes out every mother in Liberian village

In Joeblow, Liberia, every mother has been killed by Ebola leaving a village full of confused and devastated children<p>For 11-year-old Montgomery Philip, childhood is over. Six months ago he would have been playing football with his schoolmates, but now his job is to care for his 10-monthold baby …

4 Simple Goal Setting Ideas For 2015

New Year’s resolutions are like traffic. As the driver, your focus is intent while trying to “get there;” you see others pass you by; you get held up at a red light that slows down progress. Distractions such as the radio, crazy drivers, cellphones (in some states) preclude you from focusing on the …

30 Inspiring Women Who Shaped Feminism

The women of the 20th and 21st century to celebrate in honor of International Women's Day.<p>In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating the women who've had huge impacts on the feminist movement. For all its misconceptions, feminism at its core is about fighting for women's equality. And …

Feminism

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering

Why can't we just let teenage girls enjoy their sexuality?

Teenage girls are warned by society that sex has terrible consequences. But women such as Caitlin Moran, Lena Dunham and Bryony Gordon say they should lighten up and enjoy exploring their burgeoning sexuality<p>• Tim Adams on why Britain is having less sex<p>• How the British changed their minds about sex<p>…