Sidharth Mahapatra

40 Flips | 1 Magazine | 194 Likes | 34 Following | 3 Followers | @SidharthMah36ij | Keep up with Sidharth Mahapatra on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sidharth Mahapatra”

India

The official NDTV News app brings you the latest stories, videos and photos from NDTV newsrooms. Stay connected with the latest news from India and …

A Perfect Guide to Exploring the Isle of Skye, Scotland | Moment

The Isle Of Skye is the largest, and most northern of the Inner Hebrides in Scotland and has one of the most diverse landscapes in the UK. …

European landmark: Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline of the Scottish capital -- and it's one of the country's most popular tourist attraction. "Harry Potter" …

This Incredible Home Once Graced the Cover of Coastal Living, and Now It's on the Market!

Tucked along a stretch of powder-soft sand on Florida’s Panhandle, this stately home overlooks the clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The …

Cannes: Leading Japanese Animation Director Mamoru Hosoda Discusses Next Project (EXCLUSIVE)

Mamoru Hosoda, the Japanese director of hit animated feature “The Boy and the Beast,” is reuniting with high-profile banner Studio Chizu for his next …

Seeking happiness at work? Try these simple practices to turn it around

Most of us go to work and count the minutes until we can dash out of the office.<p>In fact, a Gallup poll found that a mere 13 percent of us actually enjoy the time we spend on the job. And there’s a real cost to that, not just to our emotional state, but also to our health, experts say.<p>But we can …

Happiness

How to Calculate the Mass of a Sphere

In simple terms, a sphere is a solid round ball. To calculate the mass of a sphere, you must know the size (volume) of the sphere and its density. …

Mathematics

Benjamin Law’s Comedy Series ‘The Family Law’ Returns Next Month

en_US<p>article<p>Queensland-born comedian and writer Benjamin Law’s comedy series “The Family Law” will return to our screens next month, SBS has …

Comedy Series

Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 (2017) press renders and specs leak

WinFuture<p>The latest leak shows you the front and back of the upcoming Galaxy J5 (2017) and confirms previous rumors regarding its specs.<p>Although they don’t get as much attention as the Galaxy S or Note series, the J series smartphones typically see a refresh around April or May each year. Similar …

Phones

Why does North Korea hate the United States? Let’s go back to the Korean War.

By Anna Fifield<p>Bureau chief<p>SEOUL — Any day of the week, the North Korean propaganda machine can be relied upon to spew out anti-American vitriol using some formulation of “imperialist” and “aggressor” and “hostile.”<p>The Kim family has kept a tight grip on North Korea for some seven decades by …

North Korea

Central Board of Direct Taxes signs three more ‘Advance Pricing Agreements’, reaches 120 in total

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has signed three more unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs). (Reuters)<p>The Central Board of Direct …

Dogfight resumes over AirAsia stakeholding

Federation of India Airlines (FIA), an association of Indian airlines, has protested amendments in the aviation laws mainly related to 'substantial' …

How This Quirky Clothing Brand Is Using Snapchat to Sell More Shorts

The world is in danger: The evil Pants Co. wants to hypnotize everyone watching TV into working on the weekends. The Shorts Guys can save the …

Minnesota goes wild in 6-2 win over Pittsburgh

Minnesota goes wild in 6-2 win over Pittsburgh<p>ST. PAUL, Minn. — A November slip in the standings for the Minnesota Wild was largely the result of a varied and efficient offense suddenly unable to score with consistency. Minnesota’s league-leading defense was at least keeping it in tight …

Ice Hockey

Mosul battle: Iraqi PM Abadi urges IS to surrender

<b>The prime minister of Iraq has urged the Islamic State group to surrender as government troops close in on its last urban stronghold in the country, Mosul.</b><p>Haider al-Abadi appeared on state TV wearing combat fatigues and said: "They have no choice. Either they surrender or they die."<p>Iraqi special …

Special Forces

Google’s AI creates its own inhuman encryption

What happens when you tell two smart computers to talk to each other in secret and task another AI with breaking that conversation? You get one of the coolest experiments in cryptography I’ve seen in a while.<p>In short, Google Brain researchers have discovered that the AI, when properly tasked, …

McLaren's road trip supercar

The McLaren 570S is an outrageously fun all-out supercar, complete with beetle-wing doors and 562 horsepower turbocharged engine.<p>But what if you want to carry some luggage? Tying it to the roof just would not do. It would look dumb and the aerodynamics would be awful.<p>That's why McLaren came out …

“Learning Apps” Is One Of The Top Educational Websites Of The Year!

Reader Gabrielle Klingelhöfer shared the site Learning Apps with me, and I’m sure glad she did!<p>It’s a free site that lets teachers create virtual …

Interpreters say it’s nearly “impossible” to translate Donald Trump’s rhetoric into other languages

The job of language translators and interpreters is never easy, but the task becomes especially dicey in the realm of politics. Differing interpretations of a turn of phrase, after all, have been known to lead to war.<p>The challenge is even greater when the translator is attempting to interpret words …

Language

11 Heavenly Geometric Wedding Cakes to Celebrate National Dessert Day

In honor of #NationalDessertDay, we’re focusing on one of the sweetest big day trends going down right now — geometric cakes! These delightful numbers range from Jackson Pollock-inspired to boho, so whatever your style may be, there’s really no wrong way to pull it off.<p>Check out these drool-worthy …

The Corruption of Capitalism by Guy Standing review – work matters less than what you own

Our unfair system benefits rentiers, those who live on income from property and investments – from Goldman Sachs to Uber to landlords. Can capitalism be purified?<p>The time would come, Marx and Engels thought, when there would be only two classes, the proletariat and the bourgeoisie, and all people …

Intellectual Property

Here's What Amazon Alexa Can Do on a Fire Tablet

For the past year, Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant—a voice-controlled helper that answers questions, plays music on command, and orders diapers and …

Inside Audi’s secret racing stash

Hanging from the fringes of an industrial estate at Audi’s Ingolstadt headquarters sits an unassuming, corrugated-clad building. There’s no address …

7 Ways to Become a Better Runner

For some, running is a fun pastime; for others, it's a tiresome necessity. But no matter where you fall on the running spectrum, if you're striving …

5 Leadership Skills to Focus on When Developing Your Managers

If you need to fix your leadership problems, focus intently on these five traits first.<p>A dismal reality about the state of the American workforce remains true: According to Gallup, nearly 70 percent of U.S. workers have been either "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" since 2000.<p>So who's to …

Updated with Video: 2017 Ducati SuperSport First Look

Ducati has resurrected the SuperSport model name with the introduction of a 2017 model featuring the same combination of real-world performance and …

Motorcycles

Ten Nervous Habits That Will Damage Your Career

We don’t know our own habits. Other people have to tell us about them.<p>I worked with a woman who could not let anyone around her finish a sentence. We will call her Beth.<p>Beth had a nervous habit that drove her co-workers crazy. Whenever anyone spoke to Beth, she cut them off. She couldn’t help it. …

Self-help

This was, hands down, the best US vice presidential debate I’ve ever seen

Lloyd Bentsen may own the best single line ever uttered in a US vice presidential debate, and Sarah Palin may have added style and zip when it was her year. But for pure pugilistic excitement, neither matches the Oct. 4 debate between Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine.<p>Vice presidential …

Kerry holds up Afghan deal with warlord as model for Taliban

BRUSSELS (AP) — Afghanistan's recent peace deal with a notorious warlord could be a model for reconciliation with the Taliban, U.S. Secretary of …

Afghanistan

US election: Trump 'fool' and Clinton 'weak', say VPs

<b>Donald Trump was likened to a "fool or maniac" while Hillary Clinton was dismissed as "weak and feckless" in a punchy vice-presidential debate.</b><p>Democratic Virginia Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Indiana Governor Mike Pence clashed on a series of topics ranging from abortion to Russia.<p>Even as they …