Vishal Kanjani

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31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

8 Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful Freelancers

Why do some solopreneurs struggle while others knock it out of the park? Here are eight habits of the most successful.<p>Working for yourself offers a number of advantages when it comes to productivity. You have a great deal more control over how you spend your time. You may still have to attend …

Time Management

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Self Compassion

Intelligent Machines: The jobs robots will steal first

<b>If you are sitting at a desk, driving a taxi or carrying a hod, stop for a moment and ask: could a robot or machine do this job better?</b><p>The answer, unfortunately for you, is probably - yes.<p>The debate about whether machines will eliminate the need for human employment is no longer just …

NHS

Scientists are working on new technology that could beam unlimited energy to Earth from space

Luckily for the Earth, the world's supply of fossil fuels is limited. And for the past several decades, researchers have been looking for renewable energy resources to provide power to everyone without poisoning the Earth with atmospheric carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels like oil and …

Clean Energy

Richard Dawkins interview: 'It must be possible to construct life chemically, or in a computer'

Richard Dawkins has always been a figure of controversy. Part two of his autobiography, now out, picks up from the publication of The Selfish Gene. A combative presence on Twitter, he is a surprisingly much quieter personality behind the scenes, writes Carole Cadwalladr<p>Britain’s most famous atheist …

Mark Twain

Here's how China's aircraft carrier stacks up to other world powers'

So how does China stack up to other world powers when it comes to aircraft carriers, one of the biggest factors in air and sea dominance?<p>Take a look at the photos and graphics below to get an idea of China's naval power:

Military

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job | Inc.com

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur--except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

Self-improvement

Musk And Hawking Are Wrong - We Should Fear Facebook Building An Artificial Intelligence

<b>UPDATED</b><p>In 2014 Elon Musk spoke out about his fears in an interview about Artificial Intelligence, saying that <i>“I think we should be very careful about artificial intelligence. If I had to guess at what our biggest existential threat is, it’s probably that.”</i><p>That same year, both Bill Gates and Stephen …

Artificial Intelligence

Inside the train to Germany: Wonder, fatigue and, for a moment, fear

Nine-year-old Ali peered out the train window at the verdant, unfamiliar landscape. At the sight of misty low clouds wreathing a high hill, his eyes widened.<p>"Is that a volcano?" he asked, avid. He'd seen pictures of them in books.<p>On a normal day, the four-hour high-speed rail run between Vienna, …

How to Transition into a Relationship When You’re Used to Being Single

It seems like people are always looking for love, but single life can be pretty great. You’re independent, you don’t have to compromise, and you get …

A successor to the storied U-2 spy plane is reportedly in development

Lockeed Martin's "Skunk Works," the office in charge of developing the company's high-end future defense systems, is in the planning stages for a spy plane that combines the best features of both Lockheed's U-2 and Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk drone.<p>The RQ-4 and the U-2 already perform …

Aviation

Richard Dawkins’ moralizing atheism: Science, self-righteousness and militant belief — and disbelief

I agree with Dawkins more often than I do with the church. So why do I find Dawkins the more annoying?<p>I have chosen to dally on this graveyard pathway by St Stephen’s Church on my way to the Chapelfield shopping centre, where I have business at the Apple Store. I reckon it is a good place to …

Religion

These are 2 of the rarest privately owned planes in the world

The images in this post were taken by aviation photographer Rich Cooper over the Cornish coastline, near Falmouth, during the RNAS Culdrose Air Day on July 30.<p>They show two extremely rare privately owned aircraft: the sole flying examples in the world of a Sea Vixen FAW2 (G-CVIX/XP924), flown by …

Aviation

This Indian startup is everyman's Apple Pay

Last year, Apple unveiled a product to unshackle payments from plastic cards with “outdated and vulnerable magnetic interface, exposed numbers, and …

How To Parent Like a German | Time

Frank Zappa in his Los Angeles home with his dad, Francis, his mom, Rosemarie, and his cat in 1970.<p><b>Not published in LIFE.</b> Frank Zappa in his eclectic Los Angeles home with his cat, his dad, Francis and his mom, Rosemarie, in 1970.<p>The Jefferson Airplane’s Grace Slick poses with her mother, Virginia …

Motherhood

Is this the most adventurous backpacker in the world? British man lives to tell tales of being stripped at gunpoint in Israel, mugged in Nicaragua and falling severely ill in Nepal

• <b>Will Hatton has also been robbed while travelling through Nepal and India</b>• <b><br>He became extremely ill while trekking through the Nepalese Himalayas</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Europe's worst countries for tourist scams

Spain is the worst country in Europe for tourist scams, according to new research.<p>More than one in five UK holidaymakers who visited the country in the last year became victims of misdemeanours from pickpockets to over-charging taxi drivers, a survey by financial comparison website money.co.uk …

Top 10

Proust on What Art Does for the Soul and How to Stop Letting Habit Blunt Our Aliveness

“Artists are people who strip habit away and return life to its deserved glory.”<p><i>“There are few things humans are more dedicated to than unhappiness,”</i> philosopher <b>Alain de Botton</b> writes in the opening sentence of the intensely rewarding <b>How Proust Can Change Your Life</b> (<i>public library</i>). Among the key …

15 things you didn't know about billionaire Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates

Most of us know a lot about him, such as:<p>But there are lot of myths about him that aren't true, and some are things people would never have guessed.

Bill Gates

Meet The 46-Year-Old Hindu Who Fasts For Ramzan And Runs Marathons While Doing It

And he's been doing it for the last 24 years.

India

Meet the teen entrepreneurs juggling homework with running a business

The next generation is using its talent for new tech and social media to launch lucrative business ventures •Read more from the entrepreneurs through the decades series<p>Avoiding school work, playing loud music, hanging out with friends or running a profitable business – which of these sounds most …

Entrepreneurship

What's So Special About India's Hit Film 'Baahubali'?

Last weekend the South Indian film <i>Baahubali: The Beginning</i>, opened to record-shattering numbers, clearing $22 million in its domestic debut and nearly $34 million in its first five days of international release.<p>Aside from the distinction of being called the most expensive Indian movie ever made, …

Bollywood

Solar Impulse delay may end dreams of cross-Atlantic flight in 2015

It's no longer safe to say that the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft will make it around the world before 2015 draws to a close. The crew is now warning that its sun-powered machine won't fly the next leg of its journey (from Hawaii to Arizona) for at least two to three weeks due to severe heat-related …

How To Prepare For The Entrepreneur Life You Want

One of the simplest questions I get from aspiring entrepreneurs, and ironically one of the hardest, is “How do I start?” I want to tell them to just start anywhere, but I realize that most have no idea where anywhere is. They just aren’t prepared for the life they want, and are really asking me how …

Entrepreneurship

Solar Impulse 2 breaks the world record for the longest solo flight

André Borschberg, the pilot at the controls of the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft, has broken the world record for the longest solo flight. Borschberg has now been aloft in the solar-powered plane for more than 80 hours without refueling or touching down, breaking the 76-hour record set by Steve Fossett …

Solar Impulse

5 ways entrepreneurs see life differently

Because it consumes your personal life as well as your professional one, it typically changes you as a human being. Your approach to problem solving will change, you'll learn new skills and become more familiar with new industries and markets.<p>You'll undergo a personality change — for better or for …

Entrepreneurship