Anindya Kundu

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Body language is more important than you think — and it can even outweigh your IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust, but social psychologist Amy Cuddy knows first-hand how attitude can outweigh IQ.<p>Cuddy suffered a car accident at the age of 19 which resulted in brain damage that …

Body Language

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit and Get Real Work Done

Do you ever wake up in the morning and say, “Today, I am going to spend the day in reactive mode — running around putting out fires, constantly …

Procrastination

A cynical take: How Apple made the iPhone worse

Technically Incorrect: College Humor parodies the iPhone 7 launch by suggesting that Cupertino did something revolutionary: made the phone worse.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The iPhone 7 is less of an update and more of a, well, …

Mobile Technology

This Game Engine-Rendered Sci-Fi Short Film's Graphics Are Jaw-Dropping

The Unity Demo Team show off new digital filmmaking tools in their latest short film, 'Adam.'<p>When artificially intelligent humanoids pass beyond the uncanny valley, most theorists assume they will one day become indistinguishable from humans. Or, perhaps they will pass into another realm of …

Game Development

India's New Space Shuttle -- Cheaper Than SpaceX?

It's been five years since America retired its Space Shuttle program. Five years in which American astronauts have been forced to rent rides on Russian rockets for up to $82 million a head. But now, after five long years, the space shuttle program has finally been reborn ...<p>... in India.<p>India's …

Science Finds A Proven Way To Help You Sleep Much Better

Many of us face difficulties getting enough sleep, some of us have difficulties falling asleep no matter how hard we try. There are myriads of …

Inventor of the cell phone says this is the next big thing

Marty Cooper, who built the first handheld cell phone, says his invention has a glaring flaw: You have to keep charging its battery.<p>"Keeping your phone charger around is a real annoyance," Cooper told CNNMoney in an interview. "And I think it's going to be an increasing problem."<p>Ensuring that your …

Miniature

Nasa releases stunning 360-degree view of Mars taken by Curiosity rover

Nasa have released a stunning 360-degree panorama acquired by the Mastcam on the space agency's Curiosity Mars rover on April 4, 2016.<p>The panorama has been recorded as part of long-term campaign to document the context and details of the geology and landforms along Curiosity's traverse since …

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

Apple's new iPhone SE is just as powerful as iPhone 6S and has the same camera

The new iPhone SE is powered by an A9 processor — just like the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus that Apple introduced in September. The powerful internals represent a major leap forward compared to the aging iPhone 5S, as now the company's smaller-sized handset is essentially on equal footing with the larger …

Mobile Technology

Apple burns Android and Windows for slow upgrades

Android updates are slow, Windows upgrades are 'really sad'<p>It's been an unusual Apple event, starting off with talk of privacy, environmentalism, and health, but once Apple got into its usual product launch groove, it couldn't resist burning its nearest and dearest competitors. In announcing the …

IPad Pro

Current record-shattering temperatures are shocking even to climate scientists

February 2016 was likely the hottest month in thousands of years, as we approach the 2°C danger limit.<p>“Stunning,” “wow,” “shocker,” “bombshell,” “astronomical,” “insane,” “unprecedented”– these are some of the words climate scientists have used to describe the record-shattering global surface …

Global Warming

Earth - Why there might be many more universes besides our own

Is our Universe one of many?<p>The idea of parallel universes, once consigned to science fiction, is now becoming respectable among scientists – at least, among physicists, who have a tendency to push ideas to the limits of what is conceivable.<p>In fact there are almost too many other potential …

Dark Matter

Was Jesus Really Nailed To The Cross?

Jesus’s crucifixion is probably one of the most familiar images to emerge from Christianity. Good Friday, one of the holiest days in the Christian …

Why Is the Nokia 105 Cellphone a Favorite Among ISIS Fighters?

The Nokia 105 is marketed as a super-durable, dirt cheap phone with a long battery life. It also appears to be the most popular device among ISIS' ranks for setting off bombs.<p>The must-have cellphone for ISIS fighters in Iraq doesn't have apps or a camera, and ships for less than $30.<p>The small and …

Improvised Explosive Devices

The beginning of the end: Google’s AI has beaten a top human player at the complex game of Go

I’m sorry to be the one to tell you this, but we have entered the beginning of the end for the human race as we know it.<p>Earlier today, AlphaGo, an artificially intelligent algorithm developed by Google’s DeepMind subsidiary, categorically beat Lee Sedol, one of the best players of the Chinese board …

Artificial Intelligence

Onwards to Jupiter, Breaking Records

<i>Juno, the next generation Jupiter-bound mission, broke the record for the farthest space-fairing solar-powered craft.</i><p>Juno broke the record recently when it traveled over the 493 million miles set previously by the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission. It has still to reach Jupiter, where light …

Astronomy

Helpful Tips For Nuking An Asteroid

Preparing for a worst-case scenario, scientists are stepping up research into the nuclear option.<p>“Did you see the movie <i>Deep Impact</i>?”<p>Yes, I did, I tell David Morrison, the chief scientist for the Planetary Defense Team at NASA's Ames Research Center. That’s the 1998 film where astronauts pilot a …

Why haven’t earthquakes toppled these balancing rocks?

Scientists say they’ve solved the riddle of why a collection of balancing rocks near the San Andreas fault has never been knocked over by earthquakes.<p>…

Geology

2015 July 17 - Charon

<b>Charon</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, Johns Hopkins Univ./APL, Southwest Research Inst.<p><b>Explanation:</b> Icy world Charon is 1,200 kilometers across. That makes …

Solar System

The Pluto Encounter Means More Than You Think

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Astronomy

Pluto Shows Its True Colors — NOVA Next

“This is definitely an extraordinary system,” Cathy Olkin, <i>New Horizons</i> Deputy Project Scientist, told NOVA Next on Tuesday.<p>Pluto is a celestial …

Solar System
Astronomy

Japan’s new space satellite has captured the most beautiful images of Earth

It’s always neat to look at pictures of Earth from space but Japan’s Himawari-8 weather satellite has just outdone every beautiful set of Earth …

New York Times

What will be the effect if we stand on Jupiter?

As we all know Jupiter is a gaseous gas giant and it has a large mass, almost twice the sum of all other planets in the Solar system. So, if it …

Top 5 modern space discoveries that changed our perception of the Universe completely!

NASA has just released high resolution images from its New Horizons mission. This is the first time in history that mankind can have a close look at …

Dark Energy

Who are win ?

Helen Cassan Dra Discovery 17 August 2017<p>This is probably the best mermaid proof to date. A diver enjoying the stunning scenery at the Great Barrier …