Rohit Chatterjee

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The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Psychology

India's rich temples may open gold vaults for Modi

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The two-century-old Shree Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai devoted to the Hindu elephant-headed god Ganesha bristles with close circuit cameras and is guarded by 65 security officers.<p>Commuters get out of a taxi in front of Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple in Mumbai …

India

China’s Cross-Dressing Spy Princess

Imperial princess, exotic dancer, spy for the Japanese, Kawashima Yoshiko’s life was as fascinating as Mata Hari’s—and it met a similarly dark end.<p>A …

Churchill sent troops to Falklands to ward off Japanese

London feared that Tokyo would invade islands in 1942, use them to disrupt vital sea lanes and hand control to Argentina<p>Winston Churchill dispatched 1,700 troops to the Falkland Islands in 1942 out of concern that the Japanese were planning to invade the territory and interfere with critical sea …

Jose Mourinho talks to Gary Neville: They wanted us to be the clowns at Anfield - we weren't having that

Exclusive interview: Jose Mourinho reveals all on his desire to stay at Chelsea, his relationship with Eden Hazard, how he inspired his team to beat Liverpool and why he is so dismissive of 'buzzword' coaching<p>The fire was never brighter in Jose Mourinho’s eyes than when we discussed his side’s …

Soccer

Russia sanctions will hurt German economy but needed - Vice Chancellor | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Tough new economic sanctions against Russia will hurt Germany’s economy but they are necessary for the sake of peace in Europe, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said in a television interview on Sunday.<p>German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Sigmar Gabriel attends a news …

No, A 'Supercomputer' Did NOT Pass The Turing Test For The First Time And Everyone Should Know Better

So, this weekend's news in the tech world was flooded with a "story" about how a "chatbot" passed the Turing Test for "the first time," with lots of …

How Edin Džeko united Bosnia

The floodwaters that engulfed the village of Topcic Polje in central Bosnia-Herzegovina have finally retreated, as they have done across thousands of other villages in Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia. Three months of rain fell in three days – the worst floods for 120 years, killing 35 people and causing …

Wisconsin girls charged in stabbing were questioned without lawyers

Two 12-year-old girls plotted to kill their friend for months and then stabbed her 19 times to prove the internet monster "Slender Man" was real, police in Waukesha, Wisconsin, say.<p>The girls have been charged as adults with attempted first-degree homicide and are being held on $500,000 bail, after …

World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez and Uruguay will 'cheat' to beat England if they have to, says Gus Poyet

Sunderland's Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet says his countrymen will go to any lengths necessary to defeat England on June 19<p>Luis Suárez and <b>Uruguay</b> will resort to “cheating” their way to <b>World Cup</b> victory against <b>England</b>, Gus Poyet has admitted.<p>But Sunderland’s Uruguayan manager insisted that is because …

Soccer

World Cup 2014: Ciro Immobile is primed and ready to be Italy's new Toto Schillaci

In demand Torino forward has a chance to follow in footsteps of hero of Italia 90 and has vowed to be remembered for goals and not his surname<p>"You lucky devil!" shouted an incredulous Giuseppe Giannini. "Every time you touch the ball, it goes in." It was the semi-final of Italia 90, and once again …

The Amazing Story of Italy's 1982 World Cup Hero Paolo Rossi

Paolo Rossi wasn't your typical striker. He wasn't the epitome of a modern-day No. 9, nor was he even considered as a champion before he made history. He was small, frail and lacked the technique that some other Italian heroes had.<p>Rossi began his footballing life with Juventus, but he wouldn't play …

Soccer

Immobile ready to move to Dortmund

Italy striker Ciro Immobile has said it would be an honour to replace Robert Lewandowski at Borussia Dortmund next season.<p>The Torino striker's future …

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Shakira Releases 'La La La,' New Anthem for 2014 World Cup

Shakira's last attempt at a World Cup anthem was a big success, as "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" became YouTube's eighth-most-viewed video of all time.<p>Naturally, she has tried to duplicate that success, releasing a new song for Brazil 2014.<p>Her latest effort features appearances from several …

Soccer

R and Finance

by Joseph Rickert<p>R/Finance 2014 is just about a week away. Over the past four or five years this has become my favorite conference. It is small (300 …

Data Science

Narendra Modi keeps family and hometown at arm's length

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1077000/1077286_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524732258_b66c03654f2f406cac0d955af9b23866<p><b>When he was a boy, Narendra Modi, India's new prime minister, loved to fly kites.</b><p>His younger brother, Prahlad, remembers how he had to hold the spool …

India

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

What Games Are: Is Formal Game Design Valuable?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a consultant game designer and creator of leading game design blog What Games Are. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>There’s a number of us who claim the title of “game designer” but we aren’t really a contiguous group. Game design isn’t a set job description that …