Saransh Sharma

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How Your Morning Starts With Quantum Physics

Quantum mechanics ranks as one of the greatest intellectual achievements in human history, in no small part because it’s such a counter-intuitive theory. Its most attention-grabbing predictions– particles behaving like waves, quantum uncertainty, superposition states, the non-local phenomena that …

Quantum Mechanics

We’re teaching our kids wrong: Steve Jobs and Bill Gates do not have the answers

Our kids worship wealth and celebrities. We’ve lost track of school’s real purpose — exciting the mind<p>Between 1848, when Andrew Carnegie arrived in Pennsylvania, and 1983, when "A Nation at Risk" was published, schools had made a 180-degree turn. No longer a privilege and a respite from work, …

SEBI under fire over IPO bottleneck | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s market regulator, under pressure to tighten scrutiny, is taking as long as a year to approve initial public offerings, prompting criticism from firms already grappling with unpredictable demand and a lack of alternative funding sources.<p>A broker monitors share prices at a …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The first reviews of the Apple Watch have been published.</b> It's a nice device, they say, but it's not for everyone.<p><b>2. Zynga founder Mark Pincus is returning as the company's CEO.</b> The company's stock was down over 10% after the news was announced.<p><b>3. Samsung is expecting record shipments for the</b> …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

Imagine if all you needed to put out fire was a subwoofer. It's an idea that has been toyed with, theoretically, over the years -- DARPA demonstrated an acoustic extinguisher in 2012, following prior experiments from other researchers. Now, for the first time, a handheld extinguisher exists that …

Engineering

Salesforce CEO Cancels Company Events In Indiana After Passage of Anti-Gay Law

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff canceled the company’s events in Indiana after Gov. Mike Pence signed a law on Thursday that could protect business owners who refuse to serve LGBT couples.<p>“Today we are canceling all programs that require our customers/employees to travel to Indiana to face …