Shikhar Chawra

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Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Nine films to watch in September

BBC Culture picks nine films to see next month, including a brutal Mexican cartel drama, Johnny Depp as a gangster and the first of the Oscar contenders.

The 25 Greatest Sci-Fi Books Ever Written

Share the post "The 25 Greatest Sci-Fi Books Ever Written"<p>Dune (Frank Herbert)<p>Often quoted as “Science Fiction’s answer to Lord of the Rings”. And …

Science Fiction

Chakras in the Modern World: What They Are and How to Use Them

<b>In classical yoga traditions, the word chakras refers to seven distinct areas along the spine and skull that relate to different energy or electrical</b> …

Spirituality

Chakras Demystified: Swadhisthana - The 2nd Chakra

<b>Often, people writing about the second chakra, swadhisthana, discuss its correlation with creativity and judgment.</b> This concept relates to physical …

Spirituality

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Guest Writer<p>Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can …

The Brain

RunKeeper App For iOS Adds Support For iPhone 5s M7 Motion Coprocessor

The iPhone 5s delivered a plethora of changes and alterations over the preceding iPhone 5, and as ever, we all got a little bit excited. As well as …

To My Freshman Self

To My Freshman Self,<p>Remember those annoying people who told you that college will be the quickest four years of your life? Well they were right, but not in a bad way. The next four years of your life <i>are</i> going to zoom by. But when you look back, they'll also be full of 10+ years worth of memories …

10 Hot Healthy Ways To... Boost Your Metabolism

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Health Fitness<p>by Daniela Morosini | 25 08 2015<p>If you feel like you aren’t what you eat – ie, you’re positively saintly with your snacks but …

Nutrition