Hanu Reddy

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Google Photos v3.23 hints at adjustable bokeh effect, lower saved photo quality, and more

Google is rolling out a new update to the Photos app which brings the version to V3.23 and there are no immediate changes right off the bat, but …

Costco's Latest Announcement Will Have Millennials Falling Over Themselves to Shop There

Bill Gates thinks this startup can help end world hunger. Now Costco's jumping on the same bandwagon.<p>All millennials do these days is eat avocado toast, right? Avocados are the reason (some say) that millennials can't afford to buy homes.<p>On Shark Tank, Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran also put …

Bill Gates

Should You Claim Social Security at 70? Probably Not

The more you know, the more money you can get from Social Security --- potentially thousands more.<p>When should you start collecting your Social …

Retirement

14 Tick and Mosquito Repellents to Keep Your Family Bite-Free This Summer

Summer sunshine isn’t all fun and games. While the warmer weather brings beach days, nature hikes, camping weekends, and al fresco brunches, it can also bring one big drawback of all that outdoor activity: bug bites. But aside from living in a bubble all summer (which sounds very hot and …

Lyme Disease

Where Did Soccer Start? Archaeology Weighs In.

“The idea of the team sport was invented in Mesoamerica.”<p><i>This summer National Geographic is partnering with FOX Sports to cover the world’s most watched single-sport tournament: the FIFA World Cup. Tune in to FOX Sports as our reporter Sergey Gordeev presents daily stories about the people,</i> …

Archaeology

How to send WhatsApp message without typing it

WhatsApp has time and again introduced several features aimed at easing the textual, as well as audible and visible, conversations<p>WhatsApp has time …

The Ultimate Culinary Tour of India

Finding choreography in India's chaotic cities, serenity in its rural towns, and brilliantly spiced biryanis in the unlikeliest places.<p>On a bustling Mumbai street corner, knee-deep in tiffin boxes, I stand with Alice Waters, owner of Berkeley’s Chez Panisse, and photographer Andrea Gentl, …

Los Angeles

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

WhatsApp users will now know if someone has forwarded a text, not typed and sent it

The company has added a new "forwarded" tag on messages that will be forwarded. WhatsApp in India is mostly used as way to forward texts, daily …

Apps

U.S. house prices to rise at twice the speed of inflation and pay: Reuters poll

(Reuters) - An acute shortage of affordable homes in the United States will continue over the coming year, according to a majority of property market analysts polled by Reuters, driving prices up faster than inflation and wage growth.<p>After losing over a third of their value a decade ago, which led …

Housing

4 Life-Changing Food Experiences in India

Don't miss these unique opportunities to learn more about the subcontinent's history and culture over a meal.<p>Understanding food in India can be complex. Even after a dozen trips, travelers will still be scratching at the surface of the subcontinent’s cuisines. Lucky ones might also dodge the …

India

Hands-on: 100 iOS 12 changes and features [Video]

iOS 12 has now been out in the wild for a little over 24 hours, and we’ve been digging through the highly-anticipated beta to find new features. In this hands-on video walkthrough, we showcase 100 new iOS 12 features and changes.<p>Changes covered in this video:<p>GeekBench 4 Compute Comparison<br>• New iOS 12 …

iOS

Apple's new 'Measure' tool for iOS 12 threatens dozens of existing apps already in the App Store

One of Apple's new additions in iOS 12 might give some app developers something to worry about.<p>Out of the 1,100 AR apps on the App Store, about 80 of them are measuring apps — or 7%, according to research done by Randy Nelson, head of mobile insights at Sensor Tower, a mobile app analytics company. …

Apps

After 40 years, Proposition 13's failures are evident

Forty years ago this week, voters passed Proposition 13, the most consequential act of direct democracy in California history. This taxpayer revolt of June 6, 1978 amended the state Constitution, carrying 65% of the vote and all but three counties. Its backers can boast one enduring success: …

Housing

The 6 Biggest New iPhone Features Apple Just Announced

Apple’s annual WWDC event began Monday as these things always do: With a keynote featuring CEO Tim Cook and other executives, who revealed a handful …

Apps

I visited the No. 1 airport in the world — and it blew me away with a free movie theater, a butterfly garden, and a blazing-fast 15-minute process from check-in to the gate

For six years in a row, Singapore's Changi Airport has been rated the top airport in the world by Skytrax, a UK-based customer-service reviewer that has been ranking airports since 1999.<p>That lofty ranking was most recently based on 13.73 million questionnaires completed by customers over a roughly …

Flying

Special report: How the robot revolution is changing our lives

We're entering a new, robot-fueled tech boom that is already disrupting the world's balance of power, and is changing how we fight wars, stay alive, …

Carnegie Mellon University

The World Isn’t Prepared for Retirement

Most online quizzes are relatively mindless, promising to reveal which vegetable, sandwich or rock band best represents your personality. That was …

Retirement

28 Reasons You Should Choose to Be Happy Right Now

One of the books that I like to read over and over again is actually a conversation between two psychoanalysts that took place in 1971. Although it …

Happiness

Texan from India beats Texan from India to win Spelling Bee

In the end, it was between two Texans whose parents came to the United States from India.<p>Karthik Nemmani, 14, beat Naysa Modi, 12, to win the Scripps …

Spelling Bees

A Texas Wild Card Wins Spelling Bee With ‘Koinonia’

Karthik Nemmani swayed onstage in a blue hoodie, hands clasped behind his back.<p>In any other year, the 14-year-old from McKinney, Tex., would not have made it to the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.<p>But as a wild-card contender in Thursday’s contest, he took home the top prize, besting a …

Spelling Bees

The Overprotected American Child

Why not let them walk to school alone? Parents and communities are figuring out ways to give their children more independence—and it just may help them to become less anxious, more self-reliant adults<p>A few weeks ago I left my 9-year-old daughter home alone for the first time. It did not go as …

Parenting

Why Have So Many South Asian-Americans Won the Spelling Bee?

Balu Natarajan correctly spelled the word “milieu” to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 1985. He was the first South Asian-American to do so. Three years later, Rageshree Ramachandran seized the title with the word “elegiacal.” And this week, Karthik Nemmani became the 11th straight South …

Spelling Bees

TOO MANY MEN

Nothing like this has happened in human history. A combination of cultural preferences, government decree and modern medical technology in the world’s two largest countries has created a gender imbalance on a continental scale. Men outnumber women by 70 million in China and India.<p>The consequences …

Community Health

This one number can mislead you when claiming Social Security

It generally pays to wait to claim Social Security retirement benefits.<p>That's because the longer you delay — up until age 70 — the larger the monthly …

Retirement

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Diabetes

The Average Net Worth For A 50 Year Old In America

<b>The short answer is:</b> the average net worth of the average 50 year old is around $150,000. But the <i>above average</i> 50 year old has around $1,250,000. …

Retirement

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, increase in virtual teams, and an epidemic …

Innovation

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

Mobile Photography

'Shining Your Sink' Will Make Your Life Better

Kitchen sinks are usually thought of as something that you clean things in, not something that needs cleaning itself, but Organizational guru Marla …

Dental Care