Abhi Khurana

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The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

7 Reasons Why You're Working Out and Still Not Losing Weight

Do you eat well, exercise often, and still feel like you’re not losing that stubborn weight? Truth is, eating well and exercising often is a very …

Minifasting: How Occasionally Skipping Meals May Boost Health

If you've ever gone to sleep hungry and then dreamed of chocolate croissants, the idea of fasting may seem completely unappealing.<p>But what if the payoff for a 16-hour fast — which might involve skipping dinner, save a bowl of broth — is a boost in energy and a decreased appetite?<p>This is what we've …

Holistic Medicine

How To Stop Procrastinating: 4 New Steps Backed By Research

<i>I don’t wanna. I don’t wanna. I don’t wanna. It’s awful and horrible. I hear it causes cancer. I’ll do it when I feel better. I’ll do it tomorrow.</i> …

How to Write a Résumé That Stands Out

The resume: there are so many conflicting recommendations out there. Should you keep it to one page? Do you put a summary up top? Do you include personal interests and volunteer gigs? This may be your best chance to make a good first impression, so you’ve got to get it right.<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

OmniChannel Provides Lower Returns Than Digitizing Documents -- McKinsey

Omnichannel as a buzzword is omni present in banking conferences these days, and has been for at least a couple of years.<p>The idea is pretty simple — you should be able to deal with your bank from your mobile phone, iPad, laptop and know that if you needed more information from a call center or by …

Top 10 FBI Behavioral Unit Techniques for Building Rapport With Anyone

Robin Dreeke is head of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program.<p>In his book It’s Not All About “Me”: The Top Ten Techniques for …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

How to Recruit and Hire the Team You Need at Each Phase of Startup Growth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Around the end of 2010, I decided take a bit of a career gamble. After working in investment banking and private equity for five years then going on to get my MBA, I took a job as one of the first 10 hires at a mobile gaming startup …

GOLDMAN: These Are The 40 Most Undervalued Stocks In The Market

However, within the market he sees no shortage of stocks and sectors expected to outperform.<p>In his new U.S. Monthly Chartbook, Kostin provides a list of stocks with the most upside potential today.<p>According to Goldman's analysts, the 40 stocks on this list offer 21% to 41% upside relative to their …

Prashast Jain's answer to What are some things every Indian should know about Indian history?

<b>"This is India’s history from an average Indian 10th grader's point of view</b><p>Harappans were the first people in India, and they had a fetish for …

What is the Internet Of Things? The Magic Beyond Bracelets, Gadgets and Home Automation

The potential benefits from technologies associated with the Internet of Things (IOT) lies in the intersection of multiple capabilities. IOT's magic …

Two Steps to Designing Your Own Big Data Architecture

<b>Big Data: Not Just for Big Business Anymore</b><p>If one of your goals in the New Year is to move toward using Big Data, then it’s time to move beyond the …

Be Prepared For Stocks To Crash 40%-55%

I own stocks, so I'm certainly enjoying it.<p>I hope stocks continue to charge higher, but I can't find much data to suggest that they will. I only have a vague hope that the Fed will continue to pump air into the balloon and corporations will continue to find ways to cut more costs and grow their …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Let them remit

FOR Mohamed Abdulle, sending money to his family in Somalia means a trip to a high street in Stratford, East London, home to a large expatriate …

7 Keys for Creating Stunning Urban Landscape Photography

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

Landscape Photography

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

Nanotech

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

Is the integration of immigrants failing?

HUNDREDS of cars set on fire, a school in flames and angry youths hurling stones at the police. This is not the <i>banlieue</i> in France but suburbs in …

How foetuses learn language

<b>Babies are born with the ability to recognise familiar sounds and language patterns, according to new research. A glimpse into the fast-moving minds of infants.</b><p>Mastering a foreign language can be a frustrating experience and one that gets harder as we age. The younger you start, the easier it seems …

8 Things Really Successful People Do

Truly successful people don't leave much to chance. They are disciplined and focused. They constantly seek new methods to achieve more, in bigger and faster ways. Listed below are eight different practices that will help you concentrate your efforts on rising above the tide.<p><b>1.</b><b>Make Materialism</b> …