Baskaran Eswaran

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How E-Commerce Is Finally Disrupting The $600 Billion-A-Year Grocery Industry

At $600 billion a year in sales, food and beverage is by far the largest retail category in the U.S. by a wide margin. However, it's also the category that has been the least disrupted by e-commerce; less than 1% of food and beverage sales currently occur online, according to BI Intelligence's …

eCommerce

Google’s 'Security Princess' Leads A Team Of Hackers Paid To Think Like Criminals

Tabriz is one of the more than 250 Google security engineers responsible for protecting our user data and the company's infrastructure. In an excellent Elle profile, Tabriz told reporter Clare Malone that she chose the title before a trip to Japan, because she wanted to one-up the "hired hacker" …

What Doctors Can Tell About Your Health Just By Looking At Your Skin

If you aren't sure whether that spot on your arm is a weird freckle, mole, or something more ominous, you should get it checked out by a …

Lyme Disease

Here's What Alcohol Does To Your Brain And Body

Addiction

Is Singapore the Perfect Country for Our Times?

<i>From Zocalo Public Square</i><p>SINGAPORE -- You land at Changi Airport after flying for what seems a lifetime, and you're naturally disoriented, even before you hit the customs booths that feature bowls of mints, dire warnings about the death penalty for those bringing in drugs, and digital comment cards …

The 11 Cities With The Most Opportunity Right Now

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has a comprehensive new ranking of 30 cities in the world that offer the widest opportunities for businesses and the …

Urban Design

You've Been Folding Your T-Shirt Wrong Your Entire Life

Here's Proof That Exercise Changes Everything

While most of us are probably aware of the powerful benefits of regular exercise, we're clearly not all convinced: Just about 20 percent of American adults over the age of 18 meet the government's recommended guidelines when it comes to physical activity, according to a CDC report.<p>The average adult …

A Former Workaholic Shares Strategies For Working Smarter

I have been known to say things like "I may not be the smartest person in the room, but I know how to outwork everyone else." And it's true - I've done it my whole career.<p>In fact, I never took more than two days off work until I was 27 years old and met my now-husband who convinced me to take a …

14 Reasons Why The Qatar World Cup Is Going To Be A Disaster

Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>The decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup was met with widespread skepticism.<p>Qatar's lack of infrastructure and soccer …

FIFA World Cup

When And How To Tuck In Your Shirt Properly

<i>Why talk about something so basic?</i><p><i>Is there really a need to teach men something most of us have been doing since we were 5?</i><p>Well, yes, actually. Just look around. How many men do you see sporting a billowy, unkempt-looking shirt?<p>Or what about that guy giving a presentation who unconsciously …

Men's Fashion

If You Have A Mac, Memorize These 13 Keyboard Tricks

If you're going to spend your life with your hands hovering over a keyboard, you might as well do it right. Or at least make the experience as tolerable as possible.<p>And while most Mac users know basic keyboard shortcuts -- command + "X" to cut, command +"V" to paste, etc. -- there are so many more …

Brian Lara v Sachin Tendulkar is a pointless debate – and a grand one

Watching the televised endgame to the waterlogged second Test in Wellington – a cosy space-filling, sofa-bound affair that cricket has always, from the days of the hair-oiled and unapologetically brusque Peter West, done better than any other sport – the Spin was struck by a number of things. First …

26 Crazy Things That Only Happen In India

But its massive population combined with rapid economic growth has also created plenty of unusual challenges related to bureaucracy, infrastructure, and crime.<p>And all of this has collided with India's unique and colorful culture.<p>India has tacky $200k t-shirts, weaponized chili peppers, and …

Photographers

My little future iPad addicts

<b>(Velazquez77 via Shutterstock)</b><p>This new generation masters screen-swiping years before butt-wiping. So why am I still insisting on rules?<p>Jackie Ashton<p>June 14, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>A friend of mine recently texted her baby sitter to confirm a 7 p.m. arrival. She received a quick “yep” right back. But …