Santanu Kunal Biswas

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Innovation through empowerment: Meet the Digital Health 2018 startups

Ten startups from six countries have just arrived at our office in Nijmegen to start this year’s Digital Health program. Twenty-five talented men and …

10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

Become 'Better Than Before' with the Power of Intent

All of us suffer from something. It could be as simple as an irritating or unhealthy habit like nail biting, jaw clinching, or smoking, to more …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

What Would the Ideal Hospital Look Like in 2020?

There is tension between doctors and designers. Architects want to build dramatic structures while doctors need room to deal with traumatic …

10 technologies that really could change the world

We're told that all kinds of technologies changed the world - Popular Mechanics' list includes the stapler - but today's researchers are working on …

When 'Smart Homes' Get Hacked: I Haunted A Complete Stranger's House Via The Internet

“I can see all of the devices in your home and I think I can control them,” I said to Thomas Hatley, a complete stranger in Oregon who I had rudely awoken with an early phone call on a Thursday morning.<p>He and his wife were still in bed. Expressing surprise, he asked me to try to turn the master …

Shelter From The Storm: Why Brainswarming Is The Future Of Collaboration

Brainstorming has been around since, well, forever. But many folks believe it’s no longer effective. That’s where brainswarming comes in.<p>Creative thinkers don’t like the word “brainstorming” anymore. It relies on a thunderstorm metaphor–a sudden swirl of energy that gets everybody’s attention for a …

Side trips from the Taj Mahal

What? You mean there's other stuff to do in Agra apart from seeing the Taj Mahal? You bet there is.<p>Agra's history is long and rich. It was the centre of India's great Mughal Empire for 130 years and it's been left with a whole bunch of fascinating things to see. The Taj is unquestionably the star …

On the Road: following Kerouac across the US

The USA is a big country, and whenever anyone’s tried to define it – be they a Charles Dickens, a Mark Twain or a Stephen Fry – they’ve hit the road. So did the Beat Generation in the 1940s. They’d skip class to dig jazz and debate their place in Cold War America. And then they’d hit the road: …

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Benghazi Crossfire: Can White House And State Dept. Dodge Their Own Bullet Talking Points?

Is all of this Benghazi scandal stuff just a political Republican “witch-hunt” to attack Hillary? Hey, if this comes across as an unseemly metaphor, I’m just quoting lots of lefty pundits including a <i>ThinkProgress</i> article titled <i>“National Security Brief: House GOP Plans to Carry on Benghazi</i> …