Shreya Banerjee

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The Most Unusual Thanksgiving Dishes Submitted by Our Readers

Far from home, or tired of the traditional turkey, we’ve heard from many expats and others who tried something really different for Thanksgiving this year.

Dipping Into India, Dunkin’ Donuts Changes Menu

Adapting to Local Tastes, Chain Downplays Doughnuts, Adds Veggie Burgers<p>NEW DELHI—Diksha Sharma visits her neighborhood Dunkin’ Donuts three times a week but has yet to buy its doughnuts or coffee. The 23-year-old publicist goes there for the burgers.<p>“I don’t think anyone would come just for a …

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Vets Seek Help for PTSD Decades After War

Hundreds of Thousands of Aging Vietnam Veterans Receive Treatment<p>SANDISFIELD, Mass.—Nightmares of a friend dying beside him in a bunker years ago now waken Donald Vitkus. “There is stuff that you carry from the war,” the 71-year-old Vietnam veteran said.<p>Mr. Vitkus spends his days in and out of …

In Nigeria, Many Flee Boko Haram’s Terror Spree

More Than a Million Seek Refuge in Camps, Churches, Mosques<p>YOLA, Nigeria—Hawa Adamu and her children walked for a week to escape Boko Haram.<p>On the second day, her niece died of fever and thirst. On the fourth, a government fighter jet bombed the mountain she was climbing. The 38-year-old Ms. Adamu …

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The Science of Hate in College Football

What Makes Auburn-Alabama, Michigan-Ohio State and Other Rivalries Different<p>By<p>Ben Cohen<p>Ben Cohen<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@bzcohen<p>Google+<p>ben.cohen@wsj.com<p>In college football, where fans of opposing teams can’t agree on much of anything, they do share one opinion: There is no such thing as a …

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Egypt Court Drops Murder Charges Against Mubarak

Ousted Leader Remains in Jail on Separate, Three-Year Sentence<p>CAIRO—An Egyptian court dismissed murder charges against former President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday in the killing of hundreds of protesters by police in a 2011 uprising against his decades of autocratic rule, a decision that comes as …

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The Most High-Tech Cruise Ship Ever

The airline industry could take a few tips from the cruise industry to improve customer service.<p>Not only do you get a lot more personal space on a cruise, but the technology found on cruise ships is getting more useful with each new ship.<p>For example, even with over 4,000 passengers and their …

iPhone 6 outsells its big brother 3-to-1 in U.S.

The iPhone 6 is outselling the iPhone 6 Plus by a margin of 3-to-1 in the U.S., but that’s no knock on Apple’s giant-sized handset, according to a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.<p>The research firm’s sales breakdown looked at the first 30 days the iPhone 6 family of handsets …

Photographer Creates Clever Pinhole Headgear to Capture Unique Selfies

They say <i>you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.</i> But whenever ‘they’ said that, photographer Ignas Kutavicius clearly wasn’t listening. Case in point: …

5 tech gifts you shouldn't buy this holiday season

When you're trying to buy the perfect gift for a friend or family member this Christmas, you're probably going to think about something digital. With smartphones, tablets, TVs, headphones, home theater soundbars, gaming consoles, robots, cameras, cases, video games and more in stores, the options …

Inside A Paris Apartment Untouched For 70 Years

Frozen in time, this French apartment gives a rare look into a past era.<p>Imagine you stumbled upon a time capsule that gave you a never-before-seen look into another era—for French officials this came true when they discovered an abandoned apartment that had been left untouched for 70 years. The …

These Forgotten Brains From A Mental Hospital Are Oddly Fascinating

Adam Voorhes has taken a gruesome collection of preserved brains and transformed it into pure art.<p>The Austin, Texas-based photographer spent more than a year creating high-resolution images of more than 700 deformed brains dating back to the 1960s. He discovered the specimens at the University of …

This Is the Best Cheap Wi-Fi Router You Can Buy

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy.</i> <i>Read the original full article below at</i> …

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Facebook changes News Feed to show fewer promotional page posts

The latest change made to Facebook's News Feed comes not off the back of complaints about paid advertising, but off page posts that "feel too promotional," according to an update on the Facebook blog.<p>The change, which was made in response to survey data, aims to reduce the number of unpaid …

How a War-Weary Vet Created ‘The Twilight Zone’

No television show exerted more influence on the state of American science fiction than The Twilight Zone, the little morality plays of a former Army …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

This Is How You Slaughter A Turkey For Thanksgiving

Today, we are going to share with you what slaughtering turkeys is all about. In honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving, and the millions of birds that will be slaughtered for this occasion, we felt the timing was appropriate. This here is not a tale of "look how awful the slaughtering of turkeys is." …

Sex Sells: 15 Racy Fashion Ads

From Calvin Klein's iconic shoot with Mark Wahlberg and a teenage Kate Moss to Gucci's controversial body hair, we rounded up some of the most risqué fashion ads of the past. See which ones made the cut<p>Yes, it is a little oxymoronic that the fashion industry attempts to sell clothes by having …

Judge overturns same-sex marriage ban in South Carolina

CHARLESTON S.C./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gay marriage advocates won another two victories on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court allowed Kansas to become the 33rd U.S. state where same-sex couples can wed and a federal judge struck down South Carolina’s ban.<p>Kathy Stewart (R) places a ring on the …

Rosetta: Scientists await news of 'bouncing' comet probe

<b>Scientists are facing a tense wait to learn the fate of a robot probe that made a historic landing on a comet - but did not stay in place as planned.</b><p>Data from the Philae craft indicates it landed at least three times on the comet, after harpoons failed to attach it to the surface on the first …

Rescue at One World Trade Center

On Wednesday the FDNY was not rushing to save thousands but two window washers stuck on a dangling scaffold outside the 68th floor. But the rescue …

Sparkle for Day? London Designer Sadie Williams Finds Fun—and Affordable—Ways to Shine with a New Collaboration

Do the sparkly, zig-zaggy, chevron patterns in these pictures ring a bell? They're the work of <b>Sadie Williams,</b> who aced her Central Saint Martins MA graduation show with eight monumental, shimmery A-line gowns in 2013—fashion people have been wondering where her talent will surface ever since. …

Prabal Gurung's MAC Collection Makes Primping in Public an Art Form

In the rare occasion we're able to apply liquid liner in a moving vehicle sans smudges, we can't help but compare our handiwork to the likes of …

Now You Know: Why the Term "Plus Size" Needs to Be Retired

<i>Welcome to Now You Know, Eric Wilson’s column that will help you become a fashion know-it-all in one easy read. Each week, he’ll take a look at an</i> …

9 Stylish Reasons to Hit the Gym

<i>Below is an excerpt from</i> 9 Stylish Reasons To Hit The Gym <i>which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com.</i><p>Fitness motivation …

Girls Who Wear Glasses: How One Fashion Writer Found Her Specs Appeal

It is often said that first stage of accepting a significant change in one’s life is denial. Well, I can certainly vouch for the sentiment after being told that I, at the grand old age of 28, “absolutely must” wear glasses “at all times,” after many hazy months of sore eyes, semi-permanent …

How to Dress For Your Body: Holiday Edition

Pinpointing your body shape will eliminate many a wild goose chase and deliver you onto the path to closet contentment.<p>Pinpointing your body shape will eliminate many a wild goose chase and deliver you onto the path to closet contentment this season. Whether you're aiming to define your boyish …

The Best of Jennifer Lawrence's 'Mockingjay Part 1' Wardrobe

Click through for The Girl on Fire's best Mockingjay: Part 1 looks.<p>It's November, so you know what that means: Jennifer Lawrence is about to embark on a gorgeous Dior-filled press tour to promote the latest installment of <i>The Hunger Games</i>. Click through for The Girl on Fire's best <i>Mockingjay: Part 1</i> …

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