Arun Rangamani

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Why You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things

When you work hard every single day and there's only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it's well spent. Spend your limited funds on what science says will make you happy.<p><b>The Paradox of Possessions</b><p>A 20-year study conducted by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology …

Arjun Appadurai

Born<p>1949<br>Bombay, India<p>Alma mater<p>Brandeis University (B.A.)<br>University of Chicago (M.A., Ph.D.)<p><b>Scientific career</b><p>Fields<p>Anthropology<p>Institutions<p>New York …

Healthcare across the developed world and partially in the developing world is in the midst of what the industry specialists term as the third wave …

New Plane Design with Sofas and Touchscreens, Courtesy Mercedes and Lufthansa

It’s not big news that airplanes are uncomfortable – in fact, as airlines push for even more sales per flight, seats have actually gotten smaller in …

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Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.<p>I was in New York earlier this week, and stopped into the very charming and hip Bond St. bistro The Smile for lunch.<p>An architect imagines solutions to the accessibility problems in our buildings.<p>Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, …

Uber can't be stopped. So what happens next?

China would seem to have the best chance at reining in Uber. It’s a market that has stymied giants like Google and Facebook, and local technology firms often enjoy the tacit or explicit support of the government against foreign competitors. But Uber is braving these challenges. Its offices have …

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A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.<p>With the goals of improving storage and flow in their midcentury home, two Austin residents hired Rick and Cindy Black Architects...<p>Nestled in the mountains of Ogden, Utah, this …

Photo by @amivitale | @rippleeffectimages Ramilaben Jayantibhai Rohit stands in a field of flowers at dusk with a solar lantern slung over her shoulder. Her story is incredible- since being abandoned by her husband, village and society for not producing any children after three years of marriage, she has become the president of SEWA, the Self Employed Women's Association, and has built up a constituency of 130,000 women- the largest in her state of Gujarat, India. SEWA exists to empower and mobilize groups of women within the underrepresented, unorganized labor sector so they can become self-reliant and autonomous. As the leader of SEWA, Ramilaben rallies for women who, once like her, are being abused and cast out by society. This is the #rippleeffect. #india #solar #leadership #women #womensempowerment

The 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking is live!

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Solar-powered 'treehouse' has 360-degree views, Wi-Fi and beer

The ultimate off-the-grid pad is here and don't worry, it has Wi-Fi, beer and plenty of options for mood lighting.<p>Jono Williams, a plastics engineer …

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After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer embark on a sensitive renovation...<p>Inspired by her natural surroundings, a Dutch felt …

Heart on my wrist

Most amateur sportspeople know nothing about how to exercise. By which I mean where to draw the line with their routines. If not under expert …

Guy Throws Basketball Off of Dam to Demonstrate Crazy Effect of Backspin

Also, some maniacs tried to make ships and airplanes work on this principle<p>Last month these guys spent a day doing what most of us do in summer: …

Japan’s Largest Treehouse is Built Around a Towering 300-Year-Old Tree

Famed treehouse creator Takashi Kobayashi is the mastermind behind <i>Kusukusu</i>, a sprawling structure built around a towering, 300-year-old camphor tree in Atami, Japan. Officially the largest treehouse in the nation, <i>Kusukusu</i> is the result of collaborative work between Kobayashi and Hiroshi Nakamura of …

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There's no better time than summer for a home makeover...

US woman sets off on attempt to row solo across Pacific

Sonya Baumstein leaves Choshi, hoping to reach San Francisco and become first solo woman to row across the ocean from Japan to US<p>An American hoping to become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific has left the Japanese port of Choshi at the beginning of a 6,000-mile (9,600km) journey to San …

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Meet the Incredible Woman Who Seeks to Be the First Female to Row from Japan to San Francisco

28-year-old Sonya Baumstein plans on being the first woman to complete an extraordinary journey. With no sail and no motor, Sonya will be rowing 6,000 nautical miles by herself from Choshi, Japan to San Francisco, California because she likes a good challenge. Using a 770-pound, 24 foot boat, this …

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Life After Cancer: How the iPhone Helped Me Achieve a Healthier Lifestyle – MacStories

I've been struggling to get back in shape after chemo.<p>Since being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma (Stage IV) in late 2011, my life changed. Beyond the psychological and emotional consequences of how cancer affected me, my family, and my relationships, it is undeniable and abundantly clear that …

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