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Why are statues of Indian icon Ambedkar being caged?

<b>He was one of India's tallest leaders: the architect of what is probably the world's longest constitution, a legal scholar, a spiritual leader and, most importantly, the undisputed leader of Dalits, some of the most wretched citizens because of an unforgiving and harsh caste hierarchy that condemns</b> …

India

The Surprising Genealogy of Your Brain

Each of your neurons is more closely related to heart cells than to most of its neighbors. Why?<p>People talk about an individual’s genome as if it was a single consistent entity—but it isn’t. Every one of us actually contains a cosmopolitan melting pot of different genomes. Our 37 trillion or so …

Mutations

7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Slow the Aging Process

Is age really only a number?<p>That’s the old cliche, but it turns out it really is the truth. Recent research has shown that there is a vast difference …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

16 of the world's most enormous statues

Taking up to 20 years to build and millions of dollars to create, these 16 enormous creations do just that. They'll stand for centuries as icons of history and culture for visitors to enjoy. From the world's largest reclining Buddha to a 105 foot tall sculpture of Mao Zedong, keep scrolling for a …

Mao Zedong

18 of the most creative résumés we've ever seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.<p>It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces …

Employment

25 Under 25: Young Designers of 2015

More than a year ago, the founder of the Despreneur, Tomas wrote an article 15 Young Designers to Follow in 2014. All these designers are still doing …

Amazing

Top 15 Luxury Travel Destinations 2015

Seoul, South Korea has topped a new survey ranking the luxury travel destinations that attract — and retain — wealthy tourists the longest.<p>For the …

14 Ways to Lose Your Belly in 14 Days

By David Zinczenko<p>“I can’t do this. I can’t face another diet.”<p>My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s …

Upfest 2015: Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival – in pictures

Three-day event draws more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on 30,000 sq ft of surfaces in Bedminster and Southville areas of Bristol

Streetwear

We've arrived in the south of France. The sun sets around 9:15-30 PM in Narbonne. Outdoor steel sculpture by former French rugby champion turned artist, Jean-Pierre Rives 📷@sayonarashin

Follow Me To Honeymoon

Le photographe Murad Osmann partage depuis 2011 des photos des voyages qu’il effectue avec sa petite copine Nataly, lui tenant la main. Cette année, …

Las Vegas

New blow for 'supersymmetry' physics theory

New data from ultra high-speed proton collisions at Europe's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) showed an exotic particle dubbed the "beauty quark" behaves as predicted by the Standard Model, said a paper in the journal Nature Physics.<p>Previous attempts at measuring the beauty quark's rare transformation …

How Rich Are you in the World? Let's find out

Money is not everything, but it’s still the major requisite for us to survive. We all know that there are many lists like Top 100 richest people in …

WATCH: Has an alien skeleton been unearthed at Russia's Stonehenge?

CENThe enlarged skull of the mysterious skeleton<p>The spectacular full skeleton with an "alien-like skull" was discovered at Arkaim, known as Russia's …

Oliver Sacks, who has taught us so much, now teaches us the art of dying

Like millions of readers I had a lump in my throat as I read Oliver Sacks reveal his diagnosis of terminal cancer earlier this year. Every doctor aspires to be a little like Sacks whether for his sharp intellect, his obvious humanity or his exquisite writings that go to the core of what it means to …

How Changing Your Reading Habits Can Transform Your Health

Reading doesn’t just improve your knowledge, it can help fight depression, make you more confident, empathetic, and a better decision maker.<p>My favorite book is <i>War and Peace.</i><p>And I know what you’re thinking: “Oh, another writer wanting people to think he’s all intellectual and highbrow.”<p>But it really …

Top 10 uncompromising women in fiction

Photograph: Allstar/WARNER BROS<p>Emma Watson as Hermione Granger in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). Photograph: Allstar/Warner …

Top 10

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Prominent Scientist Says Consciousness Is Key to a ‘Theory of Everything’

Dr. Robert Lanza, who was selected by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people last year, believes science must recognize the …

Quantum Physics

This Is How Sleep Affects Your Anxiety Levels

Altering your sleep patterns might help reduce your anxiety. That's the consensus of researchers Jacob Nota and Meredith Coles at Binghampton University in New York.<p>Of 100 people polled, those who went to bed later and slept for shorter periods had the most severe symptoms of worry and negative …

50 Stunning Instagrams from #NationalDanceDay

Ballerina badasses, right this way.<p>Yesterday was #NationalDanceDay, and the dancers that seems to have taken over Instagram lately celebrated by sharing photos of their most impressive arabesques, attitudes, pliés and grand jetés. Get inspired by the incredible grace and athleticism of the best …