Abhishek Goswami

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50 unforgettable holidays to take on your own

Solo travel. It has an adventurous ring to it.<p>It’s a chance to set out on your own to explore more of the world – a personal odyssey, a journey where you find out more about the delights of the planet without being slowed down by friends or family who may have other priorities. It’s all about …

Into the Storm: The True Story of a Harrowing Ocean Rescue

One terrible night in 2015, two giant ships sailed into a hurricane—a new breed of superstorm that, thanks to climate change, had defied all expectations and would soon cause the deadliest American maritime disaster in decades. The only hope for those aboard? A young Coast Guard helicopter squad …

Sailing

The Slow Fade Of Tom Hanks

For over 30 years, Tom Hanks has been one of Hollywood’s most beloved stars — the quintessential Dad. But that simple likability camouflages the political potency of Hanks and the brand of white, middle-class Dad he’s come to represent.<p><b>When Tom Hanks</b> won his first Oscar for <i>Philadelphia</i> in 1994 — …

We Were Wrong About Limiting Children's Screen Time

How much time should kids be allowed to stare into their screens like zombies? New guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics upturns …

Pediatrics

Tired Of People Asking To Pick Your Brain? Here’s Your Answer

Before you just say “no” to brain-picking, try one of these smart ways to respond without alienating anyone.<p>If you’ve achieved a measure of success in your career, you’ve probably gotten requests from others to “pick your brain.” These may range from earnest invitations for coffee meet-ups or phone …

Customer Service

We are eating the world’s wild mammals to extinction

You’re probably aware of the deplorable trade in wildlife that’s driving many mammal species to extinction. Rhino horns for Chinese traditional medicine, elephant ivory for ornaments, or monkeys as exotic pets.<p>But the biggest threat to these mammals isn’t human greed for rare objects. It’s simple …

Wildlife

The history of Mosul, in five maps

In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a thousand years ago, could marvel at its antiquity. "This city, situated on the confines of Persia, is of great extent and very ancient," he wrote in the …

Middle East