Mayuresh Kadu

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The secret world of Isis brides: 'U dnt hav 2 pay 4 ANYTHING if u r wife of a martyr'

Karen sat in a hotel room in Istanbul, grappling with a difficult decision. She had spent about $3,500 (£2,220) on the round trip to Turkey from her home in the US but, when she had bought the ticket, she had had no intention of flying home. The return bookings were for appearance’s sake. Her SMS …

Screen time v play time: what tech leaders won't let their own kids do

Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ive designed some of the world’s most desirable tech – but imposed strict limits on their own children using it. What rules do others set?<p>When a technology journalist suggested to Steve Jobs, in 2010, that his children must have loved the just-released iPad, he replied …

Flipped Classroom

Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results

It is a question that keeps some parents awake at night. Should children be allowed to take mobile phones to school? Now economists claim to have an answer. For parents who want to boost their children’s academic prospects, it is no.<p>The effect of banning mobile phones from school premises adds up …

Education

Motherhood Mondays: Sleeping in Denmark (This Made My Jaw Drop!)

We talked last week about taking kids outside to play every single day, even in cold weather. Well, listen to this…<p>In Scandinavia, it’s common for …

$5 Bicycle Cell Phone Charger By 16-Year-Old Romanian Inventor

Thomas, a brilliant 16-year-old inventor living in Romania, has created a DIY wind turbine cell phone charger for his bike that lets him charge his …

Outdoor Home Repairs You Can Totally Handle Yourself

In the mood for some DIY? Here are seven common outdoor repairs you can do yourself, no experience necessary.<p>These are mostly beginner-level projects …

This Kickstarter smart stand up paddle board inflates itself and has a built-in motor with wireless controls

Stand up paddle boards – or “SUP” for short – have enjoyed massive success over the last few years. From oceans to lakes, more and more people are taking advantage of the ability to enjoy cruising on the water without the claustrophobic feel of a kayak. The competition is fierce amongst …

Two new clips from the Poltergeist remake

Ahead of its release later this month MGM and 20th Century Fox have dropped two new clips from the remake of Tobe Hooper and Steven Spielberg’s …

Moments of Motherhood Portrayed by Six National Geographic Photographers

How does motherhood shape photographers? On this Mother’s Day, I asked six National Geographic photographers, who are also moms, to share images of their own children and write about their experiences balancing motherhood and their photographic careers. They shared intimate images and beautiful …

Two Daredevils Climb the World's Second-Tallest Building

A year after climbing the Shanghai Tower, the duo from on the roofs are back, this time scaling the<p>A year after climbing the Shanghai Tower, the duo from on the roofs are back, this time scaling the 660-meter-high Shenzhen Centre building. With the skyscraper near completion, the video shows how …

37 Tragically Mispronounced Pop Culture Things

Prabal, jicama, HAIM.<p>Okay, so maybe John Travolta didn't so much "mispronounce" Idina Menzel's name as he said an entirely <i>different</i> name, but we can't really judge him that much when there are so many words (fashion designers, indie bands, GOOP-y foods) we here at ELLE.com mumble through because …

Farmers Eye Drones For The Future

Drone, drone on the range<p>Even though humans have been farming for thousands of years, there’s always a new trick to learn or a new technology to try. In modern times, these tricks often come attached to small flying aircraft, a fact evidenced by the continued and growing presence of drones at …