Esha Chekuri

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Boeing has patented a flying drone that turns into a submarine

In other words, Boeing's has patented a remotely operated flying drone that can transform into a submarine.<p>Here's how it works.<p>According to Boeing, the patented craft could be carried into the deployment area by a host aircraft. The remotely piloted drone would then detach from the carrier aircraft …

14 Unforgettable Books John Green Thinks You Should Read

When it comes to books, it's worth listening to the author of "The Fault in Our Stars" and "Paper Towns."

12 Weird Lipsticks Facts You Haven't Heard

It's one of the most commonly shoplifted items and the makeup we are least<p>likely to leave home without. Lipstick has left its mark on women (and men) for<p>more than 5,000 years. Here are 12 numbers that make us pucker up:<p><b>70,000:</b> The number of beetles necessary to yield one pound of the carmine dye …

Isis: Islamic State planned to attack India to bring US into all out war

A new recruitment document discovered in Pakistan's lawless tribal lands shows the Islamic State's plan to start a war in India and bring in the US …

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

Motivation

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Showed Up at the House of a Guy Who Ghosted Me at 4 AM To Tell Him How I Felt

When most people realize they’ve been ghosted by someone they’re dating, they do the sensible thing and move on.<p>Sure, they might mourn for an extended period of time, but all name-calling, text re-reading, and <i>Notebook</i>-watching is done behind closed doors and in the darkness of their own …

Relationships

Atticus and Me

I read <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i> the summer between 8th and 9th grade. It was a hot, Southern summer and my mom and I went into a bookstore to look for some indoor reading. She bought me the book, and I took it home and devoured it.<p>I was transformed, both in a moral and literary sense. I would never …

Summer Reading List: 60+ Books That Are Becoming Movies

Summertime means that there is plenty of downtime for reading new books, whether it's because you're going on vacation or because you're just spending less time watching TV. For the avid readers among us, we're always on the hunt for the next fix. It's particularly fun to read a book that you know …

Don’t look down! This Peruvian hotel has pods hanging from the side of a mountain

If taking an elevator up to your hotel suite isn’t enough of a challenge for you, Natura Vive’s Skylodge Adventure Suites in Peru may capture your …

Pilgrimage Across Zion: Traversing a Land of Otherworldly Scenery

By Michael Lanza<p>At the Lee Pass Trailhead in the northwest corner of southern Utah’s Zion National Park, a strong, chilling wind blasts us with air …

Hiking

11 Habits of People With Healthy Hair

1<p>They get regular haircuts.<p>All of the experts agree—avoiding the salon is counterproductive to growing out your hair. “The ends are drying and …

Find the Best Haircut for Your Face Shape

Yes, you should consider your hair type and facial features when deciding on a hairstyle. But don't forget another crucial factor: your face shape. Choosing a hairstyle that flatters it compliments you from all angles. Four A-list stylists share their secrets on the best cuts and styles for …

A Dead Sperm Whale in the Bay Area Gets Burned and Graffitied

The world's biggest toothed predator receives an ignoble send-off.<p>Let this be a lesson to you, kids: When you die, you could be poked, set on fire, and painted with the name of a rodent-themed motorcycle club.<p>At least that's what happened to a sperm whale found a couple weeks ago at Mori Point …

The 20 Most Weight Loss Friendly Foods on the Planet

Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body.<p>They can have vastly different effects on hunger, hormones and how many calories …

How to Change Your Life in Just One Day

Imagine that with just one wave of a magic wand you could turn your entire life around. Well, you my dear, hold the power to use that wand at any …

Happiness

Get Fitter, Firmer, Faster! 18 Fitness Shortcuts

Use these secrets to peel off pounds.<p>Fire up your metabolism with intervals.<p>One study found that doing 10 four-minute speed bursts with two minutes …

7 Beauty Products That Will Give You Selfie-Ready Skin

Makeup artist Joanna Simkin shares her secrets for a #NoFilter face<p>Working with everyone from Miss Info to Justine Sky, makeup artist Joanna Simkin …

Makeup

16 Essentials Every Yoga Lover Should Have in Their Bag

What you pack in your gym bag for an intense spinning or weight class is a much different bag than the one you’ll want to pack for yoga. Obviously, there are some things you’ll always need, like deodorant and a good water bottle, but other things are little more yoga-specific, like cleansing …

Woman Captured On Surveillance Video Laughing As She Encourages Her Dog To Maul Kitten To Death

<b>Warning: Some may find the contents of this video disturbing. Discretion is advised.</b><p>A woman was captured on CCTV footage removing her dog from his …

See This Dad's Powerful Response to Principal over His Kids' Absence from School

Pennsylvania dad Mike Rossi had been planning for years to run the Boston Marathon and bring along his family to see him make it to the finish …

Boston Marathon

Why The Best Painting At The Guggenheim This Summer Was Made By A Third Grader

Modern Western education traditionally emphasizes two skills: the ability to process text and numbers. The importance of images, however, is often overlooked. While mainstream public schooling treats pictorial information as peripheral, a quick glimpse at the world around us can contradict this …

McDonald’s told Italians that burgers beat pizza. That didn’t go over so well.

It should come as no surprise that Italians, especially Neapolitans, take pizza seriously. So seriously that a pizza certified as “True Neapolitan” has to conform to a strict set of rules, specified in an 11-page document. Mess with their pizza, see, and Italians mess back.<p>If McDonald’s executives …

McDonald's

This Magical Green Lipstick Isn't Actually Green

The lipstick above is straight-up green—St. Patrick's Day/Stan Smith Adidas/chlorophyll green—right? Get ready for a #TheDress-like revelation that makes you question everything you think you know about color: It's actually bright pink.<p>No, this is not an April Fool's joke (because 1) Those are mean …

Here's What Donuts Look Like All Around The World

Photo Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images<p>Let's be honest: Is there anything better than biting into a warm, airy, fresh donut?<p>Though it's tough to get most countries to agree on anything, the need for fried dough seems to be universal -- but <i>how</i> it's prepared is another story. …

A British Graffiti Artist Who Goes By ‘Wanksy’ Is Painting Dicks Around Potholes

A mystery graffiti artist slash hero who is calling himself “Wanksy” has taken it upon himself to solve the problem of Manchester’s pothole-ridden streets, drawing attention to the offending potholes by spray painting giant dicks around them. Hey, you’ve got to give him credit for creatively using …

Three Russian Women Sentenced To Jail For Twerking Near War Memorial

This is the second twerking-related scandal to rock Russia in less than two weeks.<p>Three Russian women were sentenced to jail terms Saturday for twerking in front of a World War II memorial in the city of Novorossiysk.<p>Margarita Radetskaya, who is 18 years old, was sentenced to 15 days in jail in …

Russia

Graffiti artists' move to national parks shocks nature community

Andre Saraiva is an internationally known graffiti artist. He owns nightclubs in Paris and New York, works as a top editor of the men's fashion magazine L'Officiel Hommes and has appeared in countless glossy magazines as a tastemaker and bon vivant.<p>Two months ago he showed up on the decidedly …

Streetwear