P K Gambhir

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The complex art of apology in Japan

Roughly translated as an apologetic ‘excuse me’, ‘sumimasen’ rings out of doorways, taxis, shops and restaurants, leaving ‘arigatou’ (thank you) by the wayside.<p>It was 01:00 in Tokyo and we were trying to get into an apartment with a pair of stolen keys. We’d got lost trying to find our Airbnb, and …

Japan

Science Explains How Michael Jackson Accomplished the Anti-Gravity Lean

Next up, the science of the crotch grab.<p>Michael Jackson is famous for several iconic dance moves like the moonwalk, the toe stand, and the crotch …

Michael Jackson

11 everyday skills that will make you more successful over time

Some say it's luck. Others say it's hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both, as well as a few other ingredients.<p>Defining success can be tricky because it's so subjective.<p>Some people want to make a million dollars a year. Others want to make a good living and have three …

Self-improvement

Flex-Eboard Electric Longboard (video)

Slick Revolution has launched a new campaign via Kickstarter this week for their new Electric Longboard which takes the form of the Flex-Eboard …

How to get rid of mice

<i>Q: I am having a problem with mice getting into my house. My family and I have done a thorough check of ways they might enter, and we’ve sealed these areas. But I still seem to get a mouse or two inside. I have had exterminators check the premises, and they want to set bait traps inside. I am</i> …

This Quick Meditation Helps You Let Go of Stress and Sleep

Meditation has been shown to be an effective way to wind down and get to sleep—something that’s especially useful after a harried day of work. …

Japan's Asada 'gave her all', has no regrets

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese figure skater Mao Asada, an Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion, said on Wednesday she had given her all to her competitive career and had no regrets about retiring from the sport.<p>Japanese figure skater Mao Asada attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan …

National Championship

My husband has dementia and I feel abandoned by my family

I am exhausted and my relationship with our daughter has fallen apart – how can I make things better? Annalisa Barbieri advises a reader<p><b>My husband was diagnosed with dementia three years ago. He is now in respite care, which will turn to permanent care as I am exhausted.</b><p><b>We have a large family</b> …

world’s economic slowdown is a hangover not a coma | Financial Times

What is the right diagnosis of the ailing global economy? Seven years into the global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund is still …

8 keystone habits that can transform your life

Charles Duhigg, author of "The Power of Habit," calls these "keystone habits." They are correlated with other good habits. For example, regular exercise often goes hand-in-hand with better eating habits.<p>Keystone habits don't create a direct cause-and-effect relationship, but they can spark "chain …

Will Power

14 Places to Swim Before You Die

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. For some folks, a great swim means floating in a pool and catching some much-needed rays. Others enjoy the prospect of jumping into an ocean (or natural swimming hole) and taking in …

Aussie family slams killer mum's sentence

The Australian family of murdered businessman Robert Ellis is in shock at the 12-year sentence handed down to his wife, who ordered the Bali …

Map away

For almost 20 years now Paula Scher has been painting and drawing maps.<p>Her cartographical creations all reflect the world as she sees it, many of …

How to Create and Replace a Custom Background in Photoshop

How to cut your subjects out of a background and replace it with any color or pattern of your choosing. Use the magic wand to make your section.

Tips for Using Shutter Speed Creatively

Shutter speed is one of those things that is initially a problem to be solved, but once you do that it becomes a tool that allows you to take better …

The Fullerton Bay Hotel - Singapore Enjoying an...

<b>The Fullerton Bay Hotel - Singapore</b><p>Enjoying an enviable location at Singapore’s spectacular Marina Bay, The Fullerton Bay Hotel is an ultra-luxurious …

No-Bake Energy Bites Are The Little Healthy Snack Your World's Been Missing

Snackers, rejoice! The no-bake energy bite is everything you never knew was missing from your snack routine. Sure, the office vending machine will miss you, but you'll have confidently moved on.<p>This delightful treat is entirely customizable, portable and -- most importantly -- delectable. To craft …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>North KoreaU.S. Has Plan to Dismantle North Korea's Nuclear Program in a Year, John Bolton Says<p>John McCain'I’m Never Going to Forgive …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

10 Facts You Must Know About Stroke

Find out if you're at risk for this deadly disease<p><b>1</b>. A stroke is an injury in the brain that occurs when your brain’s blood supply is interrupted.<p><b>2.</b> How does that happen, exactly? Doctors point to a couple potential reasons, classifying strokes into three categories: hemorrhagic strokes, caused by …

The Hoffman Dovetail Key: A Little Bowtie That Can Revolutionize Your Production Time

Operating under the motto "We are found in the best joints!" is Hoffman-Schwalbe, a German manufacturer of woodworking machines and a little …