Sumitra Basnyat

43 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | @SumitraBasnyat | Keep up with Sumitra Basnyat 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 “Sumitra Basnyat”

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Simply breathtaking: Freediving couple's stunning underwater photo shoot | CNN Travel

Extreme Sports

Smoking's Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

"We've known for a long time that smoking kills. We do think, though, that it's important to get an accurate estimate of just how many people are killed." - Eric Jacobs, epidemiologist, American Cancer Society<p>The U.S. surgeon general lists 21 deadly diseases that are caused by smoking. Now, a study …

Public Health

Court sentences Korean Air nut rage exec to 1 year in prison

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An onboard tantrum dubbed "nut rage" culminated Thursday in a one-year prison sentence for Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-ah, …

Room with 18 Bicycles incorporated into Active Couples House

Cycle House was designed by Chadbourne + Doss Architects for an active couple that love both entertaining and hopping on a bike to go for a bicycle …

Architecture

Check In to Japan’s Creepy Robot Hotel

Nagasaki’s Henn-na Hotel will feature ten robotic, but startlingly human-like, members of staff. Now scientists are working on them being able to …

8 Million Tons Of Plastic Clutter Our Seas

Plastic is one of those inventions that transformed the world. It's light, durable and you can make lots of things with it.<p>But it's also transforming Earth's oceans — and not in a good way. A lot of plastic ends up there. Scientists are just now getting a handle on how much plastic has gone to …

Pollution

Failure: a different approach and lessons learned.

Failure is one of those funny words. Everyone talks about it. Everyone runs from it. As it turns out, what really matters is how you look at it, how …

The 10 Best Invoicing Apps for Service-Based Businesses

Name your favorite invoicing app or software for service-based businesses (please include a link) and explain why.The Young Entrepreneur Council …

13 photos of people living life to the fullest

TO ME, living life to the fullest means being outside on some sort of adventure. For others that means clinging to the side of a cliff, skiing a …

Five Ways Cheapskate Employers Justify Their Low Salaries

We got a call from Adriana, who was a client of ours a few years ago. “I thought this would make you guys laugh,” she said. “I got a call from a headhunter about a job opportunity in a startup that just got ten million dollars in funding.”<p>“Hurrah for you!” we said.<p>“I’m not going to to the …

World's Best Ecolodges

Central America

Homemade DIY Solar Panels — The Ultimate Guide (Update 2018)

Today you’re going to learn if DIY solar is for you and how to build and install cheap, energy efficient <b>diy solar panels</b>, fully homemade from …

DIY

This website is for sale!

When Photo Thieves Get Caught, Photo Thieves Get Mad — REALLY Mad.

I created <i>Photo Stealers</i> as not only a way for photographers to protect their copyrighted works and their clients’ rights but also to protect …

Internet

New Photographs of Crashing Ocean Waves Frozen in Time by Pierre Carreau | Colossal

<p>Fascinated by the mysteries of the ocean his entire life, photographer Pierre Carreau (previously) documents the power and serenity of ocean waves …

The Best Beauty Looks From New York: Spring 2015

Gorgeous hair, fresh makeup and cool nail ideas, straight from the Spring 2015 runways. We've got the inspiring looks and stylist secrets ahead.<p>Gorgeous hair, fresh makeup and cool nail ideas, straight from the Spring 2015 runways. We've got the inspiring looks and stylist secrets ahead.

Articles about 7 modern backsplashes defy norm on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter …

American ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller dead, family says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kayla Mueller's parents had been holding out hope.<p>But on Tuesday, the family of the American being held hostage by ISIS revealed devastating news.<p>They received it, officials said, in a message from her captors.<p>"We are heartbroken to share that we've received confirmation that Kayla Jean …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

The 3 Key Fundamental Principles For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life

If you’re like most people, we tend to make commitments and not follow through with them. There is nothing inherently wrong with you for failing to …

10 qualities that can make you a better startup founder

As a founder, you play an important role in your startup’s success. You are as important as a good idea, seed funding or a mentor. You are the one …

Self-improvement

A road well travelled: Orange River to the Fish River Canyon

Sometimes an oft-travelled route can make you immune to its charms. But it’s a good challenge to stay alert and draw out the pleasures along the way. …

Tesla’s problem in China: there aren’t enough rich Chinese nerds

Tesla isn’t faring so well in China. Today, its vice president of communications in China, June Jin, left the company after less than a year. Jin’s departure comes after the president of Tesla’s China operation, Venus Wu, quit abruptly in December.<p>The company has run into a range of problems in …

China

Atheist Richard Dawkins Condemns Chapel Hill Shootings Of Three Muslim Students

<b>SEE ALSO:</b>Chapel Hill Muslim Students Murdered 'Over Parking Dispute'Chapel Hill Muslim Student Shootings Spark 'Islamophobic' Outcry Over Lack Of …

Religion

Samsung's Galaxy S6 will have a wrap-around display, says Bloomberg

Samsung thinks the unusual curved screen adorning its Galaxy Note Edge is the way to combat its sliding smartphone fortunes, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. It said the Korean company will release a 5.1-inch Galaxy S6 that will curve down both sides of the screen, rather than just the right …

TransAsia Offers $472,807 Compensation For Each Person Killed On GE 235, Relatives Turn It Down

TransAsia Airways on Wednesday offered to pay a compensation of NT$14.9 million ($472,807) for each person killed in last week’s crash of its Flight …

Florida Wildlife Photos

Florida

Japanese man sentenced to 6 years for saw attack on AKB48 pop stars

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> A Japanese man has been sentenced to six years in jail for slashing two members of popular J-pop group AKB48 with a saw at a fan event.<p>Satoru Umeta, 24, was convicted of assaulting singers Rina Kawaei and Anna Iriyama, both 19, along with one of the group's male employees at a …

Judiciary

Serbia tries to stop massive migrant exodus to EU

SUBOTICA, Serbia (AP) — Serbian security forces stepped up patrols and deployed an elite unit Wednesday on its border with Hungary, trying to halt a …