Dhrumil Patel

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How to Use Flipboard to Plan a Vacation

As Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” Lucky for us, in the last 10 years, International travel has doubled in volume, and is forecasted to keep growing until there are 1.8 billion tourists in 2030. With so much riding on the experience it’s no …

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10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Books

This Mumbai hotel offers a million-dollar sea view for just Rs9,000

This old hotel wears an all-new art deco look<p>Attention, visitors to Mumbai and also the ones that live in the city and are looking for a staycation, …

Can a machine be ethical? Why teaching AI ethics is a minefield.

Artificial intelligence will soon be powerful enough to operate autonomously, how should we tell it to act? What kind of ethics should we teach …

Applying AI: Where--and how--to put artificial intelligence to work

Need actionable insights on AI? A webinar with McKinsey and QuantumBlack leaders explores ways to deliver impact through analytics.<p><b>The debate</b> over …

University of Toronto researchers develop AI that can defeat facial recognition systems

Facial recognition systems are controversial, to say the least. Amazon made headlines last week over supplying law enforcement agencies with face-scanning tech. Schools in China are using facial recognition cameras to monitor students. And studies show that some facial recognition algorithms have …

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

The Perfect Southern France Itinerary – 7 Days in Provence

Creating a 7-day itinerary for the South of France is no easy task. With so much to see and do, you really do have to narrow your focus a little or …

This hotel of the future looks like something straight out of Star Wars -

Engineers from the Canadian firm WSP have joined forces with Innovation Imperative to create plans for a fascinating new hotel with a modular set-up …

13 Stunning New UNESCO Geoparks You Cannot Miss

If you’re looking to travel to a place that inspires a sense of wonder, these new geoparks may be the answer. A Geopark is a UNESCO-designated area …

35 incredible hotels to visit in your lifetime

55 Best Small Towns to Visit on a Road Trip of America

Many Americans have spent time traveling to large metropolitan cities like Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles and, while these cities are great, you …

HBR's 10 Must Reads Ultimate Boxed Set (14 Books)

Publication Date: <b>September 05, 2017</b><p>You want the most important ideas on management all in one place. Now you can have them--in a set of HBR's 10 Must Reads, available as a 14-volume paperback boxed set or as an ebook set. We've combed through hundreds of "Harvard Business Review" articles on topics …

Management

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, …

Small Business

This is the site you need to look at for super cheap flights before you book your next trip

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Momondo<p>Momondo is a "metasearch engine," which performs searches on a ton of other websites. Basically what a metasearch engine does is …

Flying

The Vineyard Terraces of Switzerland

There’s inherent beauty evident across Switzerland, but the region around Lac Léman has a certain special charm that is further amplified by the …

European Travel

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Time Management

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Travel<p>This road trip encompasses several top attractions and myriad new ways to absorb all the local flavors.<p>Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes …

European Travel

House of Inside and Outside

Jawa Tengah, Indonesia<p>Located on a corner lot of a hilly neighborhood in the city of Semarang, Indonesia, the house opens up to its surrounding as much as it embodies a comfortable living spaces in the interior of the house. The house, consisting of grey masses that have wood lined openings, is …

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

<i>Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series. The latest, The Stegosorcerer, is now on sale.</i><p><i>Here he gives his tips on bed time reading for fathers...</i><p>Reading to my boys at bedtime is a ritual I have grown to love. When they …

A Magnetic 'Wormhole' That Connects Two Regions of Space Was Created in The Lab

Two years ago ... this was weird.<p>Back in 2015, researchers in Spain created a tiny magnetic wormhole for the first time ever. They used it to connect …

Using Action Ideas to Boost your Creative Idea Search

Coming up with good new ideas can seem like a mysterious and mysteriously murky process. Where do good ideas come from? Are there any tips, or …

Hand-Drawn Graphics by Deep Bear

Check out these hand-drawn logos and badges created by Deep Bear.Deep Bear is a branding and graphic design studio specializing in old methods of …

This Cosmic Merger Is Giving Life To A New Generation Of Stars

It's like a gravitational dance.<p>From down here on Earth space might seem like a close-knit neighborhood of stars, planets, and asteroids but in …

Universe

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private company, will take a radically different approach to other …

Nuclear Energy

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond

Calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is thought to be the fourth most abundant mineral on the planet, but until recently, it had never been observed …

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

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