Rahul Bhowmick

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Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Why Britain needs a written constitution

Our uncodified system cannot cope with pressures imposed by the vote for Brexit. Without urgent changes, a populist dictatorship of ‘the people’ looms<p>When David Davis, secretary of state for Brexit, responded to the High Court’s decision that only parliament has the authority to trigger article 50, …

Political Science

10 Success lessons from Marcus Lemonis – “The Profit” for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share71<p>+14<p>Shares 98<p>Marcus Lemonis, creator of CNBC’s The Profit, is a man who knows business. If you’ve never seen the show, Marcus is an …

If I have cancer will I die? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>On a Sunday afternoon, a relative calls. She is at a party and wonders if I can help a friend of a friend.<p>“Her brother is having cancer treatment and …

Cancer

Apple Campus 2 Construction Finishing Up as Glass Installed in Atrium and Landscaping Expands

With just over a month left in 2016, the latest drone video showing the progress on Apple Campus 2 has been shared online, letting fans check out the ongoing creation of Apple's newest campus. Construction on the site continues with progress being made on the glass panels for the atrium of the main …

Vincent Callebaut's twisting tree-covered tower takes shape in Taipei

As we reported when construction began back in 2013, the interesting form of the Agora Garden Tower (also known as the Tao Zhu Yin Yuan) is inspired …

Chambers Street Streetscape Civil Engineering Project In Newburgh NY by C.T. Male

City of Newburgh – Chambers Street Streetscape<p>Newburgh, New York<p>The City of Newburgh, located south of Poughkeepsie and Highland NY, received a …

Ask Anthony: Should I Learn About Business Development as a Civil Engineer?

Yes, every civil engineer should learn about business development. That concludes this post… Just kidding. First of all, let me define business …

Business Development

10th Don Tomas Mapua National Civil Engineering Quiz Show

Attention all Civil Engineering students! When in Manila, we’re sure that you can’t let pass an opportunity to showcase your knowledge, bring honor …

Engineering

Advertisement for the posts of Junior Engineer (Civil/Mechanical/electrical) purely on contract basis

Home » Careers » Advertisement for the posts of Junior Engineer (Civil/Mechanical/electrical) purely on contract basis<p>Online Applications are invited …

A Southern Eclectic Minimalist Style in Atlanta

<b>Name:</b> Bert Smith with Biscuit and Ms. Millie Nelson <b><br>Location:</b> Atlanta, Georgia <b><br>Size:</b> 960 square feet <b><br>Years lived</b><p>in:Owned 1.5 years<p>I first met Bert on an …

Living Rooms

The eerie, forgotten relics of world's fairs across the globe

The Eiffel Tower is so iconic that it is easy to forget Parisians weren't so keen on the lattice structure when it was first unveiled at the city's …

Share photos of anti-homeless spikes and 'defensive urban architecture'

Have you spotted architectural devices aimed at blocking homeless people from resting or taking shelter in public spaces?<p>A controversial device believed to be an “anti-homeless slope” outside a bank in Liverpool has been partially dismantled after public criticism.<p>It was reportedly an attempt to …

Architecture

Clever tiny home fits a family of 6 in Beijing

Featuring movable walls and hideaway steps<p>Hutongs, traditional Chinese housing made up of narrow alleyways and courtyards, continue to be ripe for small living wizardry. The latest example? A 460-square-foot Beijing home that manages to fit in all the necessities—plus a grass-lined play area—for a …

Scenario Architects Design Their Own Home In London

Architects rarely get the chance to design a house exactly the way they want. That’s because each of their clients is different and wants something …

Architecture

Vincent Callebaut's twisting carbon-absorbing skyscraper nears completion in Taipei

Vincent Callebaut Architectures’ extraordinary Agora Garden—a DNA-inspired carbon-absorbing eco-tower—just topped out in Taipei, Taiwan. Set in Xinyi …

Design

NASA wants you (yes, you) to solve its poop problems

More space travel, more poop problems.<p>Everybody poops, as you may have read, and people in space are no exception. In zero gravity, astronauts rely on vacuum-powered toilets to help get feces far away from the body. Once it's shot out of the space station, astronaut poop burns up in the atmosphere …

Will Future Planes Fly On Wings Of Plasma?

Fourth matter and the drag-cutting edge of aerodynamics<p>Air is a drag. The very fluid that makes flight possible also pulls against airplanes, creating friction and resistance as they fly through the sky. With a buzz and a light blue electric glow, researchers are experimenting with plasma as a tool …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

Help NASA solve its 'space poop' problem - and win $30,000

NASA wants your help to solve a rather complicated issue affecting the comfort and safety of its astronauts.<p>That issue is (and keep a straight face please, we're all adults here and there's nothing remotely amusing about normal bodily functions) poo. Or 'poop', as NASA are calling it, because …

The Fight For The Fastest Supercomputer

Who will get to exascale first—China or the U.S.?<p>In 2015, China claimed the record for the world’s most powerful supercomputer—for the third year in a row. The Tianhe-2 crushed the U.S.’s Titan in the esteemed TOP500 supercomputer ranking. And that from a country with only 7 percent of the world’s …

Helicopter's Rough-Sea Landing Is a Real Nail-Biter

You have to be a pro to pull this one off.<p>It is one thing to pilot a giant vehicle that travels through the air using the power of a gigantic spinning blade located directly above its cockpit. It's quite another to land that vehicle. On a boat. That's pitching wildly in rough seas.<p>It's a trick …

How scientists are preparing for a world without antibiotics

5 strategies for beating antibiotic resistance<p>The drugs that have protected us from virulent bacteria for more than seventy years are slowly losing their edge, and we need new weapons. Disease-causing bacteria are becoming impervious to antibiotics that once wiped them out, including some drugs …

Biology

How flushing your toilet could help create biofuel

A new process emulates the way crude oil forms naturally— in only 45 minutes.<p>Picture a giant toilet bowl looming larger than life outside the UN headquarters in New York. It sounds like an absurd scene, but the stunt from three years ago was not a childish prank. It was a serious statement to mark …

This drone gun knocks drones out of the sky gently, with radio waves

Who you gonna call? Dronebusters<p>Drones are flying bundles of sensors and radio waves, sometimes put to nefarious purpose. In Iraq, the insurgent group ISIS put this combination to deadly effect, killing enemies and assembling a small aerial arsenal. Small, deadly drones used to kill are relatively …

Drones

BMW, Ford, Audi, Daimler, and Porsche Team up to Build Charging Network Across Europe

Europe should have 400 ultra-fast charging sites by 2020 using the globally accepted Combined Charging System standard.<p>Currently (no pun intended), there are three electric charging standards:<p>Tesla uses its Superchargers, the Japanese and the French use the CHAdeMO network while the rest of the …

Russian government turns to the ghost of Nokia's mobile OS

Finnish software house Jolla has announced that its smartphone OS, Sailfish, has been accepted for use by Russia's government. It means that the platform -- which rose from the ashes of Nokia and Intel's doomed MeeGo -- can now be used for official government business. The company also let slip …

Facebook starts testing Express Wifi for rural India

Faceboook started a pilot two months ago to provide internet access by creating Wifi hotspots across the country, especially in small towns and …

Wi-Fi

Morgan Stanley cuts GDP growth forecast from 7.7% to 7.3% over demonetization impact

Global financial services giant Morgan Stanley has downgraded its GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.3% from the earlier 7.7% as the …

Demonetisation: Indians in UAE face difficulty to transfer money following note-ban implementation

Citing the rise in the circulation of black money in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on November 8, had initiated the demonetisation …