Nancy Widjaja

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Archaeologists' discovery puts Buddha's birth 300 years earlier

When Professor Robin Coningham's youngest son Gus was five, he was asked at school what his father did. "He works for the Buddha," said the boy. Which led to a bit of confusion, recalls Coningham.<p>But it turns out Gus was not that far off the mark. Last week it emerged that a team led by Coningham, …

Signs of 'sudden' cardiac death may come weeks before, study finds

Signs of approaching "sudden" cardiac arrest, an electrical malfunction that stops the heart, usually appear at least a month ahead of time, according to a study of middle-age men in Portland, Oregon.<p>"We're looking at how to identify the Tim Russerts and Jim Gandolfinis - middle aged men in their …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

Upworthy: I Thought This Website Was Crazy, but What Happened Next Changed Everything

The Internet's latest viral wizard matches smart technology and lily-white earnestness to market "stuff that matters" online, and the Gates Foundation is buying.<p>The first blockbuster hit came from an unlikely source: Irish talk radio.<p>In 2010, Michael D. Higgins, then a foreign-policy spokesperson …

How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room | Inc.com

I did it. I went to a cocktail party where I didn't know anyone, and successfully chit-chatted for two hours. (Not to myself. I actually spoke with other people.)<p>I have never been good at the kind of networking where you're supposed to walk into a room full of strangers and walk out with …

Self-awareness

5 Different Heel Heights, 1 Ridiculously Clever Shoe

Every so often we stumble across something online that makes us scratch our heads and say, “why didn’t we think of that?” Today we’re reveling in the genius of a pair of shoes. That’s right. Shoes! What looks like a couple pairs of basic black heels is actually one shoe with five different heel …

Between Mountain and Sea: Exploring Rio Through Imagery

<b>By Joe Capra</b><p><i>Joe is a Los Angeles-based photographer and filmmaker, and winner of XPRIZE's 2012 "Why Do You Explore?" Video Contest for his piece Midnight Sun | Iceland.</i><p>After traveling to Iceland and Greenland, Rio de Janeiro was the next location on my list of places to Explore. I have always …

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Milk Bar's Thanksgiving Croissants; Tavern Vinegar Co.

<b>NEW YORK CITY</b>— <b>Christina Tosi</b> has announced that <b>Momofuku Milk Bar</b> will once again offer what Eater NY calls its greatest creation: the "<b>Thanksgiving Croissant</b>." The "magical" savory pastry — which is available now — features a celery-salt croissant dough stuffed with turkey, cranberry sauce, and …

How Greenland Can Turn Climate Change Into Cash

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Climate change is, and always has been, an economic issue. In rapidly warming Greenland, the …

How to Find the Best Holiday Travel Deals, Flights, and Solutions: Foolproof Tips for Winter Trips

Winter can be a tricky time to travel, what with holidays that bring insane fares, traffic-snarling snowstorms, and overhead bins stuffed fuller than a Christmas goose. Luckily, Wendy Perrin knows how to get around all of that.<p>Winter can be a tricky time to travel, what with holidays that bring …

Singapore’s Super Brunch: Asia’s Most Over-the-Top Sunday Brunch

The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore took Sunday brunch to new heights yesterday at its Super Brunch extravaganza, offering 400 guests more than 400 dishes and a slew of circus acts.

Where Chefs, Bartenders and Sommeliers Eat and Drink in New York

Find. Eat. Drink. checks in with New York City chefs, bartenders and sommeliers to see where the industry pros are eating and drinking.<p>Photo: Betony<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Find. Eat. Drink.s Where Chefs, Bartenders and Sommeliers Eat and Drink in New York<p>Follow Find. Eat. Drink. on Twitter: …

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Cameron Brooks's Photography Project Shows Hawaii Like It's Never Been Seen Before

It's been said that helicopter pilots in Hawaii have one of the best gigs going. The same could be said of photographers in Hawaii. So, what happens when you combine the two?<p>Pure awesomeness.<p>Cameron Brooks is a professional photographer who does most of his work in a helicopter, thus capturing some …

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