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Will Narendra Modi change India?

Soutik Biswas<p><b>He is a powerful speaker and draws huge crowds. He talks about himself in the third person. He's the most energetic leader India has had in years, burning the midnight oil and campaigning for his party with equal fervour.</b><p>He's also an astute performer: recently he dropped into a police …

India

U.N.: Phase Out Fossil Fuels By 2100 Or Face ‘Irreversible’ Climate Impact

Greenhouse gas emissions may have to cease by the end of the century to keep global temperatures from reaching levels many scientists consider …

Climate

1 Trick to Remember Even the Most Boring Information

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

12 Key Health Items to Carry Every Day

What’s in your purse, backpack, or pockets? Aside from your keys, wallet, and mobile phone, chances are you’ve got some old receipts and a few …

Michigan State University

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

Best of the Week: Inbox, Gadgets, Architecture and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Stephen Hawking

Building Concept Imagines Trees on Roofs to Replenish Green Space in Cities

In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the amount of available greenery has diminished. While the landscape was originally lush with tropical forests, it's currently experiencing rapid urbanization, as are other cities in the country. There's an overabundance of motorbikes that cause traffic congestion and …

Colorful Illustrations Added to Photos Transform Reality into Fantasy

Rio de Janeiro-based illustrator and graphic designer Marina Papi (@marinapapi) enhances photographs with her colorful, imaginative illustrations. They transform the images into a combination of reality and fantasy, and she pairs scenes from everyday life with things we've never seen before. “This …

Minimalist Photos Document the Colorful Details of Havana

This beautifully simple series by photographer Tom Blachford features the everyday life, architecture, and cars found throughout the city of Havana. Using his signature minimalist approach, Blachford documented his travels throughout Cuba's capital from every angle.<p>Blachford captured pedestrians …

Faster internet expected to shake up health and education by 2025

A new report published by the Pew Research Center and Elon University aims to predict how the advent of gigabit-speed internet connections will affect our lives by 2025.<p>The Killer Apps in the Gigabit Age research involved asking 1,464 “experts and internet builders” what they think humans will be …

20 ways gigabit-speed internet access might change our lives by 2025

If you want to know the future of technology, should you ask a technological futurologist? On the one hand, it’s their job to think about What Comes Next and What It All Means in regards to devices, connectivity and the digital services that they enable.<p>On the other hand, you might just get back a …

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

The Pretty Skin Diet

When it comes to having a gorgeous complexion, you truly are what you eat.<p>Maintaining a consistent skincare routine that utilizes a powerful mix of anti-agers to reverse as well as prevent future damage is key to having youthful, radiant skin. However, it's not the only link in the quest for …

How to make double exposures with a dSLR

A double exposure is a creative photographic technique where two different images are combined in one frame.<p>Also known as multiple exposures (depending on the final number of images superimposed on one another) you can make these photos in-camera -- no Photoshop skills required. Here's a guide on …

Mobile Photography

Aziz Ansari: “I’m a feminist”

The comedian mocks the stigma that surrounds the deeply politicized word<p>Prachi Gupta<p>October 7, 2014 1:52pm (UTC)<p>It's so nice to hear that Aziz Ansari, a comedian so frustrated by the rituals of modern dating that he is writing a book about it, is in a stable and loving long-term relationship. …

Yahoo!

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-class Coupe Pricing Announced, It's Pricey

Attention aspiring members of the plutocracy! You can get yourself into the long-hood, short-deck equivalent of a Pinkerton truncheon for as little as $120,825! That’s right, Mercedes-Benz has released pricing for the 2015 S-class coupe, and the seemingly paltry sum we’ve just listed will net you …

2015 Ford F-150: Top 10 Innovative Features on Ford's Best-Selling Truck

We’re heading into what could be the most interesting era in the history of the pickup truck. Like SUVs, we’ve watched interest in trucks rise at KBB.com over the past two years, with sales and market share mirroring the growth in shopper traffic. However, like every model segment, these vehicles …

First hint of 'life after death' in biggest ever scientific study

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50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Bose QuietComfort 25 Vs QuietComfort 20

Between the Bose QuietComfort 25 and the QuietComfort 20, which is best? They’re both $300, offer superb noise cancelling, and overall are great, well reviewed products.<p>But they’re good in different ways. Here are the pros and cons of each, to help you decide.<p><b>Updated 1/2015!</b><p><i>Before we get going, if</i> …

I'm a neurotic. IBM told me so.

I'm a late Wednesday afternoon tweeter. It's not a characteristic I'd necessarily include on any of my dating app profiles, but it accurately sums up my online behavior nonetheless. I'm also a tremendous neurotic (which should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me well) who embraces …

What Is The Most Powerful Thing In The Universe?

An artist’s conception of the environment around GRB 020819B based on ALMA observations.<p>ESO<p>BI Answers: What is the most powerful thing in the universe?<p>The most mind-boggling explosion you can imagine doesn't come close to what the universe can create. When stars 150 times the size of our sun …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

Productivity

Innovative Kids Room Features Hammock Seating and Modular Furniture

When the studio Ruetemple created a room in a Russian home meant for a young brother and sister, they didn't take a conventional approach to the design. The two-storey space, called <i>Interior for Students</i>, needed to be a place for the kids to study, sleep, and hang out with their friends. So, …

Furniture

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …