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The 1200 calorie Indian diet plan you need for smooth, effective weight loss

The 1200 calorie Indian diet plan you need for smooth, effective weight loss<p>Your weight loss diet may seem more airtight than your mother’s …

Nutrition

This Guy Figured Out How to Turn an Old Kindle Into the Perfect Clock for Book Nerds

If that drawer full of neglected, outdated gadgets in your desk happens to include a Kindle, Jaap Meijers has come up with a clever way to put it …

Living Rooms

Three Recent Books On Physics And Philosophy

One of the evergreen topics in my social-media circles has to do with the relationship between physics and philosophy, which generally comes up in the form of accusations that physicists are too dismissive of philosophy. This may be an indication that I need to get out more.<p>The interaction of …

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Read 'The Cabin At The End Of The World' And You Won't Sleep For A Week

The worst kind of horror plays for shock — for extremes of blood and gore and screaming nonsense. It is instantly recognizable for existing in a universe too far gone from our own to truly haunt anyone still tethered to the everyday.<p>The best kind of horror is soft. Quiet. Almost gentle in its …

Books

Want Some New Books for Your Summer Vacation? Bill Gates Recommends You Pack Any of These 5

This summer's recommendations by the billionaire founder and philanthropist tackle some big questions.<p>Bill Gates is a voracious reader of massive proportions. According to an interview he had with the <i>New York Times</i>, he devours about 50 books per year.<p>Unlike the one or two books I pack when …

Seven utilities to make your Windows PC more powerful

Microsoft is building some of these features right into Windows 10<p>Last week on Processor we covered a bunch of utilities for the Mac and, as promised, here’s the Windows 10 side of things. As with the last piece, I wanted to focus in on <i>utilities</i> instead of apps — little tools that improve how you …

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Harvard Business School

Imaginary Worlds Brought to Life With Unexpected Photo Combinations

Have you ever dreamt of surfing on clouds or exploring the sparkling spiral arms of the galaxy? German self-taught Photoshop expert Justin Peters visualizes these surreal fantasies in his growing portfolio of digital art. Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s quote, “Everything you can imagine is real,” …

Pablo Picasso

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

Bryan Lewis Saunders<p>In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. …

Art

Amazing Norwegian Cabins To Watch The Northern Lights From

The Norwegian landscape is a blend of rugged terrain and stunning and mysterious beauty and what better way to enjoy all that than by living in a …

Northern Lights

Explore the Universe with SpaceEngine

<b>Windows:</b> I’m sitting in Las Vegas as I type this, and little makes you want to launch yourself off the face of the Earth faster than running into a …

The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.<p>Image above: Workers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit practicing safe procedure on a mannequin<p>At 6 o’clock in the morning, shortly …

Disease

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

These are the books Bill Gates says to read this summer

His annual beach reading list includes a biography of da Vinci, award-winning fiction, and new ways of thinking about global progress.<p>Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates may spend heavily on vaccines and aid programs, but he seems to recognize that the one of the things that money can’t buy is …

This beautiful project creates soundtracks for photographs

‘Sound Photography’ is the latest project from Cities and Memory<p>The photograph is dark, cooling towers stark against a sky streaked with color. This is the Drax power station in England, a site of pollution and protests. What would it be like to stand at the site? What would this scene sound …

Listen to one of the best short science fiction podcasts right now

Clarkesworld Magazine is one of the most acclaimed outlets for short science fiction and fantasy stories<p><i>There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our new column</i> <i>Pod Hunters</i><i>, we cover what we’ve been listening to that we can’t stop thinking about.</i><p>Audiobooks …

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

12 Photographs Mainstream Archaeology Does Not Want You to See

Conventional archaeology propagates the notion that the further we look back into history, the more archaic the civilizations we see and the more …

The Best Agatha Christie Books of All Time

Throughout her lifetime, Agatha Christie published more than 75 novels and introduced generations of readers to the beloved detectives, Hercule …

Thousand years of Tibetan masterpieces revealed for first time

Writer and photographer Thomas Laird’s 10-year project records crumbling Buddhist murals before they are lost<p>They are some of the greatest treasures of Tibetan Buddhist culture: ancient murals showing the life of the Buddha and the secrets of meditation. Many are hidden in remote monasteries or …

Murals

28 New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Shelves in May

May is here, and the month brings tons of new science fiction and fantasy books for your reading pleasure, including tales of kingdoms in turmoil, …

Books

17 Enchanting Reasons Why Your Summer Travel Plans Should Include Seeing Germany

It's like stepping inside a storybook, you guys.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

European Travel

10 of the world’s best book towns

This village of just 50 inhabitants hosts a book fair every August and a prestigious book award, the Silent Book Contest<p>Bellprat, Catalonia, Spain<p>In many ways, this small village is the ideal book town. It is in a beautiful rural setting in Catalonia’s Anoia region, yet only 90km from Barcelona. It …

Books

Wallpapers by The Verge

Finally<p>Just over a year ago today, we created a wallpaper to put on the Samsung Galaxy S8 for our review. Ever since, we’ve gotten an endless flood of people asking where they’re from and where they can get them. So, many wallpapers and reviews later, we’re releasing them for you to use on your own …

The easiest places in the world to get citizenship or residency, from Thailand to St. Lucia

Not everyone gets to be a global citizen.<p>That’s one takeaway from Henley & Partners’ annual report on the world’s most powerful nationalities and passports. The report, released last week, ranked France as the country with the most powerful nationality, and Somalia as the weakest. The overall index …

Immigration

The 13 Best Books I Read Last Year

These are some seriously great books. How great are they, you ask? Well, let me tell you. See, my 1-10 rating system is actually logarithmic. Meaning …

7 Literary Novels That Sparkle With the Magical and Surreal

<i>If you've ever wondered what you'd actually do in zombie apocalypse, immerse yourself in this list of speculative fiction where the big "what ifs"</i> …

Books

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