Ashwini Gokhale

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Golden Arches: Human Feet More Flexible Than We Thought

The notion that sport shoes and inserts should keep the human arch stiffly supported is a decades-old assumption that could use some rethinking, according to a British gait analyst who has closely studied more than 25,000 footsteps of healthy people.<p>Robin Huw Crompton, a physical anthropologist at …

The 4 Weirdest Jobs You Could Get At SpaceX Right Now

A look at SpaceX's "open positions" page shows the company needs people in all types of positions, with a focus on its Dragon craft.<p>SpaceX, billionaire Elon Musk's private spaceflight company, appears to be on a hiring spree. On its careers page, the company--which currently employs more than 3,000 …

The 10 Most Awesome College Labs Of 2013

How to Get Stunning Colors in Your Sunset Photography

Nothing makes a sky pop in a photograph the way that a sunset can. Beautiful purples and yellows in a sky are often the result of the setting sun, …

What is 'The Cosmological constant'? : Einstein first propose…

<b>What is 'The Cosmological constant'?</b> : <i>Einstein first proposed the cosmological constant (not to be confused with the Hubble Constant) usually symbolized by the greek letter "lambda" (Λ), as a mathematical fix to the theory of general relativity. In its simplest form, general relativity predicted that the universe must either expand or contract. Einstein thought the universe was static, so he added this new term to stop the expansion. Friedmann, a Russian mathematician, realized that this was an</i> …

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

How to Use Google Plus

While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up? Learning how to use Google Plus is easy, especially if you already have a Google account.<p><b>Adding Yourself to</b> …

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British Airways To Test Electronic Bag Tags

British Airways wants to finally replace paper tags, and maybe save you some time at the check-in counter.<p>The standard paper luggage tag--the one that requires the force of eight men to tear off your suitcase--could be a thing of the past. Next month, British Airways will launch a digitized …

The Week In Numbers: The Most Expensive Experiment Ever, 700,000-Year-Old DNA, And More

<b>233 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the temperature at which NASA sterilized the Viking landers before they went to Mars (turns out that was probably unnecessary—if Earth microorganisms could survive on Mars, they're probably already living there…)<p><b>€13 billion to €16 billion</b>: the cost of the International …

An Eye for Fashion

Inside Flipboard / June 24, 2013<p>One of America’s most successful and popular women’s style blogs was actually created by two men who met at a …