Cynthia Subrata

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Squeezing More Battery Juice Out of a Smartphone

<b>Q.</b> <i>My smartphone isn’t that new, but it isn’t that old either, and the battery has suddenly started to burn through a full charge much faster than it did a week ago. Can age catch up with it that suddenly or might there be something else going on with the phone that’s causing it to drain the battery</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

THE $10 BILLION CLUB: Meet the 7 most valuable startups in the US

But when too many startups became unicorns, a new class of startups emerged: "decacorns," companies valued at over $10 billion.<p>These are the Ubers and Airbnbs of the world, the startups that steadfastly remain private companies as they seek more millions in funding at higher and higher …

Startups

How to Sustainably Swim With Manatees in Florida

I might as well hibernate for the rest of my life because I’ve already achieved my ultimate goal – I recently got to <b>sustainably swim with manatees in</b> …

Scuba Diving

8 Places in Maine That Will Make You Forget About the Coast

Shares 5.2K<p>When I tell people that I grew up in Maine, I usually get one of two responses: “We went there on vacation once!” Or, “Oh, I’d LOVE to …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Even for someone trying to break a record for visiting every country in the world, travel is about more than just ticking places off a list.<p>Planning …

Glacier National Park

This 35mm Photographer’s Work Inspires Nostalgia For Moments Never Experienced

California native, Corina Rose is one of the people you find on social media and quickly conclude, “we could be friends in real life.” Her 35mm photography makes me feel like I’ve had similar memories. I scroll through them feeling as if I miss those moments and say to myself, “Oh, that was a …

Striking and Poetic Street-Photography by Vincent Pflieger

Vincent Pflieger started to shoot without thinking to become a photographer. He simply wanted to catch some interesting daily details with his …

Photography

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

This Superfood Smoothie Recipe Is Karlie Kloss’s Secret to Giving Up Sugar

“I will never forget my first Carolina Herrera moment—I actually opened her runway show nine years ago!” says Karlie Kloss. We’re seated in Herrera’s spacious Midtown showroom, where the supermodel is celebrating her role as the face of Good Girl, the latest chapter in her long-running relationship …

10 Of The Greatest Living Street Photographers In The World

Street Photography is a branch of realistic fine-art photography that records unposed scenes in public places.<p>The primary subject is people, at rest …

Street Photography

Where not to travel in 2017 — and where to go instead

Hong Kong

The UK’s first food waste supermarket opens: in pictures

The UK’s first food waste supermarket has opened in Pudsey, near Leeds.<p>Food waste campaigners from the Real Junk Food Project have opened "the …

Agriculture

How Cities Are Tackling Their Enormous Food Waste Problem

From loosening restrictions on what “expired” means to dabbling with aquaponics and vertical farming, cities around the world are trying to contribute less to landfills with their wasted meals.<p>Every day, New York City throws away about 3,000 tons of food, while at the same time nearly 1.5 million …

An App For Ordering Cheap Leftover Food From Restaurants And Bakeries

It’s a win-win: restaurants reduce their food waste and diners get deliciousness.<p>Canny shoppers visit the supermarket late in the evening, near to closing time, in order to pick up all the marked-down bargains. You’ll get perishable goods—fruit, veggies, croissants that are still good for breakfast …

This Art Exhibit For Dogs Is Best In Show

Who let the dogs out? WHOOF! WHOOF! WHOOF! WHOOF!<p>Dog parks? Better than human parks. Doggy bags? Better than dumping your leftovers in the trash. Dogsledding? Superior to tobogganing, by far. Yes, the old adage is true. Doing it doggy style makes everything better–even starchy old art exhibits, as …

Art

This Kit Lets You Grow A Grass Couch On Your Lawn

Just add grass, dirt, and sunlight, and Terra will take care of the rest.<p>There are few things more pleasant than relaxing on a grassy hill in the park on a summer day. Such seats, though, are rarely ergonomic. Terra can fix all that: it’s a system that allows you to “grow” grass furniture in your …

Furniture

A Body-Enhancing T-Shirt? Sign Us Up!

A T-shirt that makes you look better? Talk about the “holy grail” of apparel. And who better than a Frenchman to lead us into optimal …

Avant-garde

Your Dog Understands What You Say, So Don't Be an Asshole

Dogs understand your tone and your vocab.<p>Everyone knows that saying "good boy!" in a cheerful voice will make any dog wag his tail wildly in excitement, but most dog-owners also have learned that they know certain words no matter the tone (hence why so many have to spell W-A-L-K). And now, science …

The Brain

India's tourism minister advises female tourists not to wear skirts to avoid being raped

On Sunday, India's tourism minister raised eyebrows when, in an attempt to tackle the country's staggering problem with gender-based violence, Minister Mahesh Sharma recommended female travelers steer clear of skirts and avoid the streets at night, the <i>Guardian</i> reported.<p>As Sharma explained, it's …

India

British guy went deaf after eating world’s hottest noodles

A British guy who took on a challenge to eat the world’s hottest noodles ended up going deaf as a result.<p>Ben Sumadiwiria, 22, a chef from London, …

For more proof that men, not skirts, are the reason women are raped, look to Hong Kong

The latest advice from India’s tourism minister about women visitors to the country repeats a tired trope—to stay safe, Mahesh Sharma told foreign women, don’t “wear skirts.” Sharma’s advice is similar to other cringe-worthy reasons that Indian officials have offered for years for sexual attacks, …

Hong Kong

10 National Parks You Should Visit This Fall

Celebrate 100 years of epic, rugged American wilderness.<p>One of America's greatest assets is its diverse and massive landscape. Luckily for us denizens, the National Park Service protects some of the most awe-inspiring terrain in all 50 states (as well as in American territories such as the Virgin …

National Parks

Could you stomach Huel, the food of the future?

It’s called Huel, a ‘human fuel’ designed to replace nature’s version in a hi-tech, fuss-free, nutritionally balanced powder form. We tried it out…<p>I have a friend around for lunch when I mix my first batch of Huel. I have laid out gözleme – Turkish flatbreads stuffed with spinach and feta – made …

Nutrition

13 Incredible Secret Alleys Around The World

Where to find pop-up restaurants, public art, and some of the tiniest bars in the world.<p>Back alleys can be some of the most unexpectedly lush, …

Harvard

Eau De Chicken Could Help Fight Malaria

Mosquitoes, it turns out, hate the smell of chickens.<p>You may be attracted to the smell of fried chicken like a moth to a flame, but it turns out that, for mosquitoes, it’s largely the opposite. The smell of (live) chickens may be repellent to some insect species, including the disease-carrying bugs.<p>…

50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to laying out on the beaches of Lagos, Portugal, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

European Travel

Clang! Sri Lanka's street food sounds as good as it tastes …

The island’s favourite street food is kottu, a carb-rich pile of chopped roti, meat and chilli. Here’s where to try it in the capital, Colombo<p>You can hear Sri Lanka’s favourite street snack being made before you see it. The loud, distinctive sound of metal blades bashing against a metal hotplate …

Asia Travel

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Travel

Backup cameras aren't preventing drivers from hitting things in reverse

With or without eyes in the back of their heads, drivers keep hitting things.<p>Despite the growing prevalence of backup cameras, federal data shows the technology hasn't significantly cut down on cars backing into people and causing them harm. That research on so-called "back-over incidents" comes as …

Driverless Cars