Mrinal Naithani

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The Man Who Lit The Dark Web

Data-mining tools are helping cops bust open online human trafficking<p>Before Chris White could help disrupt Jihadi finance networks, crush weapons markets, and bust up sex-slave rings with search tools that mine the dark Web, he first had to figure out how to stop himself from plummeting through the …

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Inside Ikea’s Innovation Lab For The Future Of Better Living

The open-source lab in Copenhagen will help Ikea come up with the catalog of 2026, not 2016.<p>Ikea usually keeps a close lid on what it is working on next. But with Space10, an innovation lab recently opened in Copenhagen’s hip meatpacking district, Ikea is looking to change all that. The Swedish …

This Is Richard Branson's Vision for the Hotel Bed of the Future

Can a new bed design boost business traveler productivity? That's the promise behind Virgin Hotels's latest patent.<p>Richard Branson has come up with the hotel bed of the future. And it involves cubbies.<p>His Virgin Hotels brand recently patented its multi-functional "Lounge Bed," which the company has …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

1. Find A Good Location

Street photography has become incredibly popular in the mobile photography community. This genre of photography is all about narrating a compelling …

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I Know You Think You Know It All

Everyone knows a good quote can change perceptions, or even just brighten a day. With New York City-based writer Chris Black's collection of "advice and observations for you to stand apart in public and online" plenty never-before-heard quips offer exactly that: comedic insight on altering …

Adventures in Laser Kerf Bending

If you're going to go curved, you may as well go pretty<p>When Shaun Crampton designed a bentwood housing for his self-built radio receiver, he didn't …

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

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