Manish Patel

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Sultry Scents: 15 Best Summer Colognes

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the upcoming summer season. Warmer weather, longer days, beach vacations, and even romance. Now, …

The Warriors And Rockets Have Reinvented Modern NBA Defense. Yes, Defense.

HOUSTON — The NBA Finals are the crown jewel of the playoffs for obvious reasons, but it’d be hard to argue with anyone who views this vaunted …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

Creativity

Retirement planning: Here's how much money you should have saved at every age

When it comes to savings, Americans are falling short. Nearly 70% of adults have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.<p>Retirement funds are looking equally bleak. In fact, about half of US families have zero retirement account savings.<p>"Particularly the younger generation likes to think, 'I'll …

Retirement

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Corruption

What’s Really Behind the Civil War to End Harvard’s Fraternities?

Breaking with centuries-old tradition, Harvard is moving to eliminate its all-male final clubs, charging that the Porcellian, A.D., Fox, Fly, and other high-end frats are bastions of patriarchal privilege, fomenters of sexual misconduct, and antithetical to its values. Is any of that true? An …

Total recall: the people who never forget

An extremely rare condition may transform our understanding of memory<p>If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August 1980? “It was a Friday, I went to Palm Springs with my friends, twins, Nina and Michelle, and …

Palm Springs

'I thought I was smarter than almost everybody': my double life as a KGB agent

Raised in East Germany, Jack Barsky abandoned his mother, brother, wife and son to spy for the KGB. In America, he started a second family. And then it all came crashing down...<p>On a chilly morning in December 1988, computer analyst Jack Barsky embarked on his usual morning commute to his office on …

Libraries

The 5 best new cameras for travelers

For travelers who are serious about their photos, smartphone snaps just don’t cut it—no matter how good the latest iPhone camera may be.<p>It’s almost …

6 Myths About Suicide That Every Educator And Parent Should Know

There's a perception that children don't kill themselves, but that's just not true. A new report shows that, for the first time, suicide rates for U.S. middle school students have surpassed the rate of death by car crashes.<p>The suicide rate among youngsters ages 10 to 14 has been steadily rising, …

Mental Health

New life, apart: Conjoined twins separated in marathon surgery

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> After 27 hours of surgery, twin boys Anias and Jadon McDonald -- born joined at the head 13 months ago -- began a new life apart on Friday.<p>The round-the-clock operation at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx began Thursday morning and ended Friday. The …

Parenting

Mossberg: Why does Siri seem so dumb?

And if it doesn’t get smarter soon, what does it mean for Apple?<p>I’ve been familiar with Siri longer than most people. Way back in 2009, two years before Apple incorporated the intelligent digital assistant into the iPhone, I stood onstage with the inventors of the service while they debuted it at a …

Tim Cook

How This University Produces the Most Serial Entrepreneurs in the World

A new report says that, among universities, U.C. Berkeley produces the most serial entrepreneurs. Collectively, companies started by Berkeley alumni have raised $14.2 billion in funding since 2006.<p>At just 21, Rahul Ramakrishnan is a co-founder and the COO of Iota Labs. The startup, which makes IoT …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Indian government will require all iPhones to include panic button feature in 2017

A new motion signed into law in India will require all phones, including iPhones, to feature a ‘panic button’ to call emergency services and GPS for location pings from January 1st, 2017. The provisions are being brought in to aid the ‘security of women’, via the Indian Express.<p>Obviously, GPS has …

Government (India)

Microsoft's Tay chatbot returns briefly, swears a lot and brags about smoking weed

Oh, Microsoft. Last week, the company pulled its Tay chatbot from Twitter after some users trained it to become a racist jackass.<p>On Wednesday, Tay …

33 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh

Did you ever felt that positive vibe, when someone’s writing just change the way you look at the world, Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings shall do that for …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

Space radio signal solves the mystery of the missing matter

<i>Update April 5 PT, 2016: Researchers at Harvard University have announced that the afterglow on which these conclusions are based was a flickering black hole unrelated to the fast radio burst. You can read the full report here.</i><p>For nearly a decade, astronomers have been puzzling over a certain type …

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Focus

Try using these seven exercises to gradually increase your ability to focus in almost any situation.<p>Focus is a skill necessary for almost anything important in life, from finishing that term paper, to listening to your boss's instructions, to organizing your schedule for the day. Unfortunately, for …

Where Bobby Jindal Went Wrong

The Louisiana governor failed to make a compelling case for his candidacy.<p>The future once looked so bright.<p>As an Ivy-League graduate and the son of immigrant parents, Bobby Jindal had impressive credentials and the potential to broaden the base of support for his party. “Is Bobby Jindal the GOP’s …

Government

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Colleges are spying on prospective students by quietly tracking them across the internet

“So, where else are you applying?”<p>It’s a question—sneaky, disquieting, and likely familiar to anyone who’s applied for a job—that used to be asked by many of America’s 4,800 colleges. Nervous applicants’ answers could be taken, sometimes unfairly, as indicators of how likely they were to accept an …

How to Function at Work When You Get Almost No Sleep

Yes, we know you're supposed to get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Here's what to do when you don't.<p>My wife and I are new parents. (Yay!) That means we get--no joke--maybe 50 percent as much sleep as we used to, if we're lucky. (Boo!)<p>That's not sustainable, and I know it's not healthy. Yet …

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

US Professors Protest Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Silicon Valley Visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at a press conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan on May 20, 2014, in New Delhi, India. (Photo: arindambanerjee / …