Senthil Kumara Pandian

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The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

What You Need to Know About Biomes

Everything you need to know about the world's biomes<p>If you want to learn about Ecology, the first thing you need to understand is how all of living …

Research report: 5 powerful rituals that will make you resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

Einstein, Bohr and the origins of entanglement

Two of history’s greatest physicists argued for decades over one of the deepest mysteries of quantum mechanics. Today, their successors are opening …

Quantum Mechanics

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

Recommended Books for Beginner Buddhists

New to Buddhism? Here Are Places to Begin Learning<p>In the West, many of us begin our journey with Buddhism by reading a book. For me, the book was <i>The</i> …

The Life of the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama

A Prince Renounces Pleasure and Founds Buddhism<p>The life of Siddhartha Gautama, the person we call the Buddha, is shrouded in legend and myth. …

The plight of man is a wonder indeed! Once a man was chased by…

The plight of man is a wonder indeed!<br>Once a man was chased by an elephant in a forest. Seeing no respite, he climbed a tree but he slipped, was about …

A former FBI agent shares 8 qualities the most resilient people share

As an FBI agent, I was assigned investigations where I had no idea how to solve them, but this was my thinking: Drop me in the middle of any squad or any situation, anywhere, anytime.<p>I will not be scared, nor will I give up. If I'm knocked down, I'll drag myself back up and keep at it until I solve …

Self-help

The Mind-Bending Mathematics Behind Quantum Computers

And if you've had your coffee, maybe you can even understand half of it.<p>Quantum computing is a lot to wrap your mind around. To put things very simply (as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did recently, with surprising eloquence) regular computers are made up of bits—ones and zeros—which are …

Quantum Computing

As Zika heads to India, an older strain in Indians prepare for a second coming - Firstpost

<b>By G B S N P Varma</b><p>A virulent version of the Zika virus that has swept the globe is headed for India, where an older, more benign strain is likely to …

Public Health

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<p>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

Spirituality

The 50 greatest action movies

"Action". To some it just means "violence", but the greats of action cinema give us something more, turning shootings and punchings into something …

Hindu Traditions - 20 Amazing Scientific Reasons Behind It

What are the rituals and practices of Hinduism? What is the science behind Hindu traditions?<p>Hindus have a tradition of paying regards to Sun God …

Malai Kofta Vegetarian Curry - Indian Recipe

One of my favourite Indian dishes has always been Malai Kofta. The first time I tried the deep fried aloo paneer kofta in the rich, creamy tomato …

Recipes

21 Remarkable Indian Films That Won International Appreciation But Are Hardly Known To Indians

There is absolutely no dearth of creativity in India. The entertainment and film industry have produced some spectacular masterpieces that have not …

India

Most Interesting Facts About Hinduism You May Not Know

The world’s 3rd largest religion closely following Christianity and Islam is Hinduism. Hinduism is the world’s oldest known religion and originally …

Hinduism
Environmentalism

Were There Aliens Before Us?

Are we the only civilization-building intelligent species that has ever occurred in the universe?<p>It's one of science's oldest questions. Earlier this year, my colleague Woody Sullivan and I published a paper in the journal <i>Astrobiology</i> presenting new results that, I believe, throw new light on the …

Singularity

No Indian universities in world’s top 250: What Prakash Javadekar can do

<b>Charu Bahri</b><p>As new education minister Prakash Javadekar takes charge of a ministry that appeared to impede the Prime Minister’s desire to see …

Idli is not an authentic South Indian Cuisine, might have migrated from Indonesia!

Home India Idli is not a...<p>In Tamil Maccapuranam, the ‘ itali’ made only a late appearance, in 17th century AD.<br>• History credits that Arab traders …

Origin of the universe: Srimad Bhagavatam and the Big Bang Theory

<b>By Brajahari das</b><p>In this article, I compare the origin of universe as described in the Srimad Bhagavatam (SB) and the Big Bang (BB) theory .<p>1. The …

World-Famous Scientist: God Created the Universe

Michio Kaku has made a name for himself as a world-leading theoretical physicist unafraid to speak his mind.<p>Kaku, the Henry Semat Chair and …

Physics

Buddha Was Born In Nepal

<i>Photo: Buddha's Page</i><p>There is no doubt that Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal. The word "Buddha" means a person who has personally been able to perceive the ultimate truth. Buddha was considered "Siddhartha Gautam" before being recognized as the enlightened being. Most of the historians agree that …

Yoga Teacher Gets Her Sons Involved in Her Poses – Resulting in Adorable Photos

As a yoga teacher, Josephine Jacob often practiced her moves in her living room, so it wasn’t long before her two sons became active participants in …

Yoga

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent.<p>Where should you …

Einstein's genius changed science's perception of gravity

Albert Einstein opened humankind’s eyes to the universe.<p>Before Einstein, space seemed featureless and changeless, as Isaac Newton had defined it two …

Solar or coal? India's decision may decide the fate of the planet

<i>This article was first published in the January 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

India