Sammy Gill

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‘Star Trek’s’ William Shatner Interviews Physicist Michio Kaku: ‘The Universe Is A Symphony’ All Is Music

<i>Star Trek’s</i> William Shatner interviewed theoretical physicist Michio Kaku for his documentary <i>The Truth Is In The Stars.</i> Kaku is the co-founder of …

Female Landscape Photographers - Managing Equipment

The first step in solving a problem, is to admit that you have one. So, I’ll start out by making this admission:<p>Female landscape photographers face …

Winter in Norway: The Stunning Winterscapes of Franz Sußbauer

<i>All Images Copyright Franz Sußbauer. Used with Permission</i><p>Landscape photography is so much more than driving out to a remote location and snapping a …

This alternative finance is soaring in popularity, but what are the secrets to successful fundraising?<p>Crowdfunding has boomed over the past five years, with entrepreneurs pulling in over £370m via online platforms in 2015. As traditional banks have floundered, so demand for new methods of funding …

Crowd Funding

How to boost your crowdfunding success

Successfully raising money on crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo hinges on many things, but the most important variable is the …

Best Cheatsheet To Refer Before Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign

As soon as you decide to head for a crowdfunding campaign, what’s the first thing that goes through your mind? How to streamline this complicated …

Crowd Funding

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Kolkata flyover collapse was 'God's message' to save West Bengal from ruling party, says Indian Prime Minister

India’s Prime Minister has said the collapse of a flyover in Kolkata, that killed more than 20 people, was a “message from God” telling the people of …

Blown-up picture of Shanghai panorama reveals naked man in hotel window

To the uninitiated, this panoramic snap of Shanghai’s waterfront is just an amazing shot of the sprawling city landscape — but on closer inspection, a shocking surprise lies in wait.<p>The mesmerizing 24.9-billion-pixel panoramic photograph has gone viral on the Internet as users zoomed in close …

Ultralight Packing List: How to Pack Light & Travel With 1 Bag

Hey there! This page covers my complete minimalist travel guide. I'll share my exact system for packing light, my favorite pieces of ultralight …

Attractions

Top Choice Temple in Luxor<p>Amun-Ra was the local god of Karnak (Luxor) and during the New Kingdom, when the princes of Thebes ruled Egypt, he became the preeminent state god, with a temple that reflected his status. At the height of its power…<p>Top Choice Roman Site in Timgad<p>One of the finest Roman …

Ancient History

Science reveals parents of successful kids have 11 things in common

There isn't any magical formula that guarantees your child's success, but science says there are some things that parents of the successful children …

High-fat diet may be harmful to your brain

High-fat diet may not only make us obese, but also cause cognitive impairment by prompting immune cells in the brain to consume the connections …

Hands-on Review: The 12 best photography backpacks we’ve ever tested

Over the last few months, I've tested out 12 different photography backpacks, and I'd like to give a review of the strengths and weaknesses of all of …

Backpacking

See Rare, Extraordinary—and Natural—Photos From NatGeo's New Book

When <i>National Geographic</i> published the first-ever self-triggered wildlife image in 1906, its board members were outraged—they couldn’t understand why …

Burnaby's Connor Stefanison wins 2 international wildlife photography awards

Setting up a camera on a steep cliffside and standing in a boat in a marsh trying to keep still with clouds of mosquitoes buzzing around — those are …

Experimental Landscape Photography by Zakaria Wakrim

Selected images of an experimental landscape photography series called “Irology” by Moroccan photographer Zakaria Wakrim.<p>Zakaria Wakrim sent me …

Never Seen Images of India by Steve McCurry on Display

<i>All images in this post have been used with permission granted by the Rubin.</i><p>Today, the Rubin Museum of Art in New York is announcing in collaboration …

Why in the world would anyone want to go back to India after living in the US?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Why would anyone want to leave the comforts of the US and return to India?</i> <i>Answer by Balaji Viswanathan, product manager at Black Duck.</i><p>Let me share my perspective as a “Rebound R2Ier” [Returning to India]. I came to the US after college and five years …

Time Lapse of Sunrise at Pangong Lake

Time-lapse Photography

Nikon to Teach Photography via YouTube Tutorials

Nikon India has announced a new initiative to teach DSLR photography via a web series on YouTube, which includes 48 episodes of tutorials explaining …

27 pictures that take you into Sridevi’s life

A regular on Instagram and Twitter, Sridevi is one star who is constantly in touch with her followers, sharing pictures and big family moments with …

Road trip to a hidden gem in the forests of Coorg, India

<i>India is one of the countries that is still on my bucket list. Today I bring you the inspiring story from Vishanth Vijayakumar about his road trip to</i> …

What drove those giant ancient mammals to extinction? Humans.

Early humans - not climate change - were the dominant cause of the extinction of a variety of species of giant beasts, new research has revealed.<p>The …

Paleontology

70+ Tips for Wildlife Photography

Good wildlife photos are impressive. Animals are beautiful creatures and one of the joys of being a photographer is being able to capture that beauty …

Bears too get scared by UFO: study

<b>Washington</b>: If an unidentified flying object (UFO) suddenly appeared in the sky, it’s likely your heart would beat faster, and now, researchers have …

Bears