Rohan Shastri

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FIFA rules out Qatar World Cup compensation for clubs

FIFA has confirmed that it has no intention of paying compensation to clubs and leagues unhappy about plans to play the 2022 Qatar World Cup in November and December.<p>It also said it would not issue an apology for the inconvenience the tournament will cause to those leagues which need to be …

FIFA meets ahead of likely approval to move 2022 World Cup to winter

Global soccer executives will fly into Qatar this week to conclude discussions on when the 2022 World Cup should be played. The outcome already seems clear: soccer's biggest event will be played in November and December for the first time unless FIFA unexpectedly gives into European opposition.<p>In …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

Pictures of the Week 2.5.15

Apple Presents a Gallery of Artwork Created with Apple Products

It goes without saying that since its inception – from the “Think Big” campaign all the way to the<p>It goes without saying that since its inception – from the “Think Big” campaign all the way to the presently-running “Change is in the Air” commercials – Apple has touted itself as the tool of choice …

A Map Of Every Patent Steve Jobs Touched

You might never be able to get inside the enigmatic Apple founder’s head, but this could be the next best thing.<p>People are always trying to put themselves into the head of Apple founder Steve Jobs, to figure out how he thought. Unfortunately, Jobs was pretty inscrutable, but here’s one fun way to …

This app will tell you if you’re going to die in a plane crash

Sometimes it seems like there have been a lot of plane crashes lately. Between Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17/a>, and Transasia Airways Flight 235, it sometimes feels like there’s never been a worse time to fly.<p>Of course, that’s not true at all. There’s statistically …

Pictures of the Week 1.29.15

7 heinous lies “American Sniper” is telling America

The Clint Eastwood film suggests Chris Kyle was haunted by his actions in Iraq. The truth is more unsettling<p>The film <i>American Sniper</i>, based on the story of the late Navy Seal Chris Kyle, is a box office hit, setting records for an R-rated film released in January. Yet the film, the autobiography of …

The Never-ending Mechanical Pencil

Most modern mechanical pencils are known for their both their visibility into the intricate, inner moving parts as well as their frequent disposal, …

Industrial Design

23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

'Thursday Night Football: Saturday Edition' is the dumbest thing we've seen recently

It is not Thursday. It is not night. We acknowledge it is football. But that means you're 1-for-3.<p>Today is Saturday. Because the college football regular season is over, the NFL is playing a pair of games. The broadcast rights for these games fell to the NFL Network and CBS, the same pair of …

25+ Cool Winter Hats That Will Keep You Warm

Knitting and crocheting are definitely not just your grandmother's hobbies anymore. These simple crafts can be used to create creative, fun and, most …

All The Wonder Of Space And Human Exploration, Packed Into A Gorgeous 4-Minute Film

Wanderers is a new short film that pairs enhanced visuals from NASA’s archives with an epic score and Carl Sagan narration. It is totally out of this world.<p>The planets are literally in alignment during the opening shot of <i>Wanderers</i>, a fitting beginning for a film that realistically depicts our solar …

Venue dates added to the 2015 Klinsmann tour

Crazy video shows Egyptian fans celebrating CAF Confederations Cup win from the stands

Al-Ahly are arguably the most successful team in the history of African soccer, and they have some of the craziest fans. On Saturday, they defeated Séwé Sport to lift the CAF Confederations Cup, and one fan was in the stands with a camera when the final whistle blew. This gets insane fast.<p>(h/t …

Cleveland police shoot dead 12-year-old boy carrying fake gun

A 12-year-old boy who was shot twice by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds on Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a “probably fake” gun at a playground.<p>Deputy police chief Ed Tomba said one officer fired twice after …

The 30 Best iPhone Apps to Download Now

Just pick up a new phone? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to download some toys? These are our must-have iPhone apps.<p>Whether you just picked up a new iPhone or you're looking for an app revamp, these 24 apps belong on your home screen. Including everything from music, navigation, …

Apps

High School Teacher Taught His Class A Simple Yet Powerful Lesson About Privilege

If you’re reading this, you’re probably enjoying quite a few privileges that you may not even be aware of. You may even take what you have for …

Teaching

Modern slavery affects more than 35 million people, report finds

More than 35 million people around the world are trapped in a modern form of slavery, according to a report highlighting the prevalence of forced labour, human trafficking, forced marriages, debt bondage and commerical sexual exploitation.<p>The Walk Free Foundation (WFF), an Australia-based NGO that …

Milos Zeman receives barrage of abuse from protesters at event to mark uprising against the communist regime 25 years ago<p>It was meant to be a celebration to mark the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the peaceful uprising against Czechoslovakia’s communist regime in 1989. Instead, events …

15-Year-Old Artist Creates Awesome 3D Notebook Drawings

Brazilian artist João Carvalho, a.k.a. J Desenhos, draws notebook pages, which might seem boring until you see how he manages to twist and turn these …

This Husband Hired 23 Artists To Make The Perfect Birthday Present For His Wife

In this story, Ernst Berlin didn’t create a work of art, but he commissioned 23 artists to create a beautiful collection of art for his wife Agnes in …

Heartwarming Dog Portraits By 19-Year-Old Polish Photographer

Alicja Zmyslowska is a 19-year-old pet photographer based in Poland that takes incredibly vibrant and lively portraits of dogs. Talk about a dream …

You Can Now Anonymously Send Poop To Your Enemies

What do a horse and an internet geek have in common? If you guessed that they’re business partners, you’re correct!<p>Thanks to the online Shitexpress …

12-Inch Nails Turned Into Stunning Sculptures

John Bisbee has spent nearly 30 years welding and forging 12-inch nails into amazing works of sculptural work. This might sound like a misplaced act …

Sculpture

20+ Of The Most Creative Tea Infusers For Tea Lovers

What's the fun in using a plain old boring tea infuser? If you're a fan of tea, you'll love these creative tea infusers!<p>Statistically speaking, you …