Mihir Mehta

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I've Got Some Things to Say | by Romelu Lukaku

I<p>remember the exact moment I knew we were broke. I can still picture my mum at the refrigerator and the look on her face.<p>I was six years old, and I …

Soccer

Why India's Richest Are Seeking Citizenship In Cyprus

India’s wealthy have long coveted foreign passports. Some see it as a ticket to easier tax regimes and more business friendly climates. For others, it’s the desire for a more western lifestyle or the ability to study, work or travel abroad with ease. For rich Indians looking for citizenship or …

Real Estate

51-year-old sets off on bid to be 1st person to swim across Pacific Ocean

Marathon swimmer Ben Lecomte aims to swim eight hours a day, taking over six months to complete the journey from Japan to San Francisco.

San Francisco

Has wine gone bad?

If you were lucky enough to dine at Noma, in Copenhagen, in 2011 – which had just been crowned as the “best restaurant in the world” – you might have been served one of its signature dishes: a single, raw, razor clam from the North Sea, in a foaming pool of aqueous parsley, topped with a dusting of …

Farm-to-table

Wedding-Planning Startup Zola Raises $100 Million

Airbnb Inc. in travel, Uber Technologies Inc. in transportation, Zillow Group Inc. in real estate: Most industries have been changed dramatically by …

17 Gorgeous Indian Hill Stations You Miss Out On Every Summer Because You End Up Going To Shimla

1. Coonoor Where: Tamil Nadu Source: Taj Holidays Said to be the quieter of the three Nilgiri hill stations, Coonoor is one of the most beautiful …

Protect your privacy online with these data-guarding browser extensions

How to fight web trackers.<p>We all know that Facebook and other companies collect data about us. But that's the tip of the iceberg. Web trackers, on everything from shopping sites to social networks, follow your online activities every time you dip a digital toe into the internet. These advertisers …

Cycling Can Reverse the Aging Process in Your Muscles and Immune System​

It might not grant eternal youth, but cycling, scientists have found, can slow the aging process and keep your muscles and immune system healthy well into your golden years.<p>Aging, it turns out, can do a number on your muscles. Humans typically lose muscle mass as they get older. Fat and connective …

This Bidet Toilet Seat Not Only Cleaned My Butt, It Changed My Life

After using the Bemis Renew Plus Bidet Cleansing Spa, how could I ever go back to toilet paper?<p>I was deep in a lavatory idyll when I realized that …

Cleaning

Top seven safe, effective natural antibiotics

Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use, and when should a person use them?<p>Prescription antibiotics, such …

MIT's Veil service will make private browsing more private

After reports and studies revealed that browsers' private modes aren't that secure, MIT graduate student Frank Wang decided to take things into his own hands. He and his team from MIT CSAIL and Harvard have created a tool called Veil, which you could use on a public computer -- or on a private one …

Cyber-attacks

Over 1,000 people recommended books for Savannah - see the thriller she picked!

We found out what she read - what would you read on a 14-hour flight?<p>Long flights aren’t always the most enjoyable, and it can be difficult to figure out how to pass the time. Instead of watching six movies in a row, curling up with a good book can be an enriching way to make the hours fly by.<p>But …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Sports Science

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does just fine with a pick-up truck, a few cell phones, and Usain Bolt.<p>Andales is the winner of the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an …

13 sci-fi series starters to break in your new ebook reader

Visit other worlds<p>So you just got a new ebook reader for the holidays this year. Nice! Now, it’s time to find books to load it up with, which should give you plenty to read on your trip home, or if you need an excuse to avoid relatives for a couple of hours.<p>Here’s 13 science-fiction books that kick …

Science Fiction

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Books

Trtl Makes Sleeping On Planes Less of a Pain in the Neck

Most travel pillows are either bulky rings of memory foam or inflatable innertubes, but Trtl is a totally different concept that saves space while …

Memoryfoam

34 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Do This 15-Move Yoga Flow Before Bed for the "Best Night's Sleep of Your Life"

Nothing de-stresses the mind and body quite like yoga—and one wellness editor's 15-move flow is a perfect example. "The one thing I do every single …

Yoga

Mapped: The most vegetarian-friendly countries in the world

In honor of World Vegetarian Month, Oliver’s Travels put together this infographic ranking the vegetarian-friendliness of almost every nation’s …

The Fall Novel Guide

A privileged problem: Too many really good books came out this summer to fit them all in before Labor Day, and this fall’s reads are proving equally …

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

The man who 'discovered' 780 Indian languages

<b>When Ganesh Devy, a former professor of English, embarked on a search for India's languages, he expected to walk into a graveyard, littered with dead and dying mother tongues.</b><p>Instead, he says, he walked into a "dense forest of voices", a noisy Tower of Babel in one of the world's most populous …

All You Need To Know About Spinal Column

Located between the skull and the coccyx is a strong but flexible bone which shoulders the weight of the upper body – the Spine. The spine or spinal column, or backbone or vertebral column which is consist of 33 interlocked bones which are divided by soft bones and supported by ligament and …

Here Is a Pretty Excellent Video of a Fidget Spinner Spinning in Space

Look: If we’re being honest, fidget spinners are pretty played out at this point. Or at least they are ... on <i>Earth</i>. It turns out that fidget spinners …

Fidget Spinner

How to get to sleep: eight surprising tricks and tips

Despite sleep being everywhere we all do it and we all talk about the amount of hours we caught last night - none of us seem to get enough of the stuff for ourselves.<p>Adults are recommended to sleep for seven to eight hours every night, and yet almost half of us average under six hours, according to …

Tip: Fix Your Stiff Neck in 5 Minutes

Improve your posture, get rid of that headache, and relieve your shoulder and upper back pain. Try these simple stretches.<p>Do You Have Duck Neck?<p>You …

13 Top Attractions and Places to Visit in Gujarat

Located on the western coast of India between Maharashtra and Rajasthan, Gujarat didn't feature on the tourist map until recent years. A very …