Manav Prakash

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Why Cycle Cities Are the Future

The 2010 launch of the “Boris Bike” - London’s cycle hire scheme, named after mayor Boris Johnson – was the clearest indication to date that cycling …

WaterBean purifies tap water to reduce plastic bottle waste

It's a given that recycling waste products is a good thing. It's certainly better than sending our trash to landfill where it will sit rotting (or …

5 iPad Apps Students Can Use to Record Audio Notes

Whether for convenience, accuracy, accessibility, or a combination of the three there are times when having the option to quickly record audio can be …

Ebay Launches a 3D Print Marketplace App

You don’t need a 3D printer to participate in the fast-growing world of 3D printing.<p>Online marketplaces will do the 3D printing for you: simply browse the objects for sale, add some customization, and order. Your 3D printed object will arrive in the mail in a few weeks.<p>Shapeways, Ponoko, …

Seriously Stylish Wooden Framed Bicycles

With the increased popularity of bicycles for city residents as a means of transportation, many companies have popped up that create bikes out of different materials and with a wide range of customizable features. This is definitely the most stylish wooden framed one we've ever come across. …

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Online Shopping Can End Up Being Good For Brick And Mortar Stores

Shopping online makes it easy for customers to find exactly what they want without scouring store shelves for elusive gadgets, dishware, or toys.<p>The downside is that customers have to wait several days, and often pay, for delivery. Alternatively, customers who head to an old-fashioned, …

eCommerce

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Atlanta Startup Offers A Smarter, Cheaper Bike-Sharing Program

They decided to start their own.<p>viaCycle, which launched in 2011, is a "smart bike-sharing" company that currently operates 100 bicycles in three cities: Atlanta (at Georgia Tech), Fairfax, Va., and Philadelphia.<p>Unlike most bike-share programs, viaCycle does not require docking stations, which …

30 Famous Quotes That Will Inspire Success In You

The definition of success is different for everyone, whether it’s personal or professional we are always looking at improving in some area of our …

Motivation

How to choose the right publishing option for YOU by Oliver Rhodes

<i>RU Writers! Put on your reading glasses, you’re going to want to see what Oliver Rhodes has to say about the publishing world today – the changes,</i> …

Do your hair and fingernails grow after death?

The gruesome sight features in literature and horror films, but is it true? To find out, we need to look into the world of organ transplants.<p>Your hearts stops, your blood goes cold and your limbs stiffen. Yet amidst the signs that you are no more, your fingernails continue to lengthen and your hair …

Solving transport headaches in the cities of 2050

With global cities swelling and car use soaring, how will our existing transport systems cope? Ryan Chin at the MIT Media Lab looks at sustainable alternatives that we could see on the streets by 2050.<p>What is the future of urban mobility? By 2050 there could be 2.5bn cars roaming the planet and …

Check Out Miranda Kerr's Nutrient-Packed Green Smoothie Recipe

If you've ever wanted to kick-start your day like a supermodel does—or, OK, just whip up a healthy smoothie you've probably never tried before—you'll want to check out what recipe Miranda Kerr loves.<p>In her new series for Net-a-Porter, Miranda talks about how she starts her day: first with a glass …

Tell Us: What Do YOU Call the Hair Accessory Olivia Wilde Is Wearing on Her Wrist?

Breaking unshocking beauty news from Hawaii: It appears that, like every woman on the planet with hair past chin length, Olivia Wilde makes sure to bring one crucial beauty tool to the beach. She also keeps it in a very popular location: on her wrist. Yet while womankind may collectively share this …

A Magic Pill for Beautiful Hair? It's Viviscal, According to the Stylist Behind Uma Thurman's Met Gala High Ponytail

If you could take your eyes of Uma Thurman's ivy green chartreuse Zac Posen dress at the Met Gala Monday night, you may have noticed she was rocking a pretty, sleek high ponytail. Her longtime hairstylist, David Babaii, said that before he could achieve this red carpet hairstyle, he recommended she …