Himanshi Arora

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Are cities the new countries?

<b>Do big cities have more in common with each other than with the rest of their own countries?</b><p>Are there meaningful comparisons between cities such as New York, London and Shanghai, rather than between nation states?<p>That is the suggestion of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development …

How was your weekend running?

Did you run in snow? Or were you melting somewhere hot? Or was it, like, just a normal weekend? As always, share your tales below the line<p>I heard it has been snowing in some parts. Round here (southwest England) it was a rather mild, grey weekend like any other. Nothing much to write home about, or …

After Cafe, Acid Attack Survivors To Open Lounge, Spa In Uttar Pradesh

<b>New Delhi:</b> A lounge-cum-spa is the next initiative by survivors of acid attack whose cafe 'Sheroes Hangout' in Agra established to rehabilitate …

India

Jakarta attacks: Suspect Bahrun Naim 'not involved' - brother

Indonesian police say they are investigating links between those responsible for the Jakarta terror attacks and other militant networks in the archipelago.<p>Authorities have been quick to point the finger at one man believed to be in Syria, Bahrun Naim, as the suspected coordinator for the assault.<p>He …

Improved version of odd-even scheme with 'precautions' soon in Delhi, says Kejriwal

Catch all the action of the first day of the third Test between England and India through our live blog.<p>Virat Kohli was frustrated to be dismissed …

American Choked On Muddy Water In Goa, US Seeks Answers

<b>Panaji:</b> How an American tourist died in Goa about a week ago threatens to turn into a diplomatic flare-up.<p>The local police says that Caitanya Lila …

The Best Streaming Workouts

Anything from travel, to hellish work hours, to a generally all-over-the-place schedule, can put the breaks on an exercise routine. The beauty of …

Ask the Diet Doctor: Vitamin D and Weight Loss

Is this the magic nutrient to help you shed pounds?<p><b>Q:</b> Does vitamin D help you lose weight?<p><b>A:</b> Currently the darling vitamin in the eyes of the media …

America’s fastest marathoner retires due to low testosterone and chronic fatigue

Ryan Hall, America’s fastest marathon runner, winner of the Boston Marathon with the fastest time ever by an American, is retiring due to severe …

The Jakarta Attack Death Toll Has Risen to 8

The death toll of the Jan. 14 Jakarta assault rose to eight — comprising four civilians and four attackers — Indonesian police said on Sunday. …

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€œSome movies go too far. Others start there.€ That€™s the tagline for Uwe Boll€™s Postal (2009), but it€™s also a good definition of extreme …

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Daughter of Hong Kong bookseller dismisses China state TV 'confession'

Angela Gui claims father, who published gossip books on elite, had not voluntarily surrendered but was abducted<p>The daughter of a previously missing Hong Kong publisher who specialises in tabloid-style books on China’s leaders has dismissed a state television broadcast showing her father confessing …

Get Your Omega 3s from These Salmon Pasta Recipes

New ideas for delicious weeknight pastas.<p>Whether it’s smoked, baked or seared, salmon is delicious and so good for you. Though it's great in salads …

iOS 9.3 may hint at Apple’s plans to shake up its iOS release strategy

Apple last week rolled out the first beta of iOS 9.3 and delivered a number of interesting enhancements. In fact, with features like Night Shift, …

Apple

Nikki Goes Solo – RV Road Trip For One

I’m not afraid of much, and perhaps it’s because I read too much Pippi Longstocking and watched Annie growing up. I...The post Nikki Goes Solo – RV …

In Defense of JavaScript (the Hard Way)

JavaScript can teach you programming as well as most any other language, but be wary.<p>Thanks to some thoughtful reader feedback, I've realized that my piece a couple of weeks ago about learning code "the hard way" is missing something important: why JavaScript doesn't fit among "hard way" languages …

Why a university in California is in uproar over donations by a Hindu right group

The Dharma Civilisation Foundation, that has endowed four chairs in the university, has close links to the RSS, say dissenting faculty and …

University of California

A look at party prospects as four states begin run up to 2016 polls

The Budget session of Parliament is normally spread across two halves: February-March and April-May. But in 2011, it became so politically urgent to …

The Surprising Reason Women Are Held Back in the Workplace

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

10 of the best long-haul adventure holidays

Get out of your comfort zone with these trips to less-visited parts of the world, from driving down Jordan’s desert highway to tackling high peaks in Mongolia<p>The island-rich coast of Belize is home to one of the first guided lodge-to-lodge stand-up paddleboarding trips in the world. Guests paddle …

Standup Paddleboarding

Ex-Googler Builds A Github For Designers

Pixelapse is built on a simple, radical premise: I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.<p>For the past two years, Pixelapse–backed by venture capital from Y Combinator and Designer Fund–has been evolving into what you might call a Dropbox for designers. Through a free or premium paid account, it …

Osama bin Laden shooter ID'd ahead of Fox interview

The former Navy SEAL who claims to have shot and killed Osama bin Laden has been identified ahead of a highly anticipated Fox News interview in which he is expected to discuss his role in the historic raid, according to multiple news sources.<p>Robert O'Neill, a SEAL turned public speaker, has been …

Sodium Citrate Will Turn A Block Of Cheese Into The Creamiest Nacho Sauce Ever. Get Some.

Never eat neon nacho cheese from a can again.<p>There will be a nacho cheese fountain at my wedding reception someday. <i>(If a wedding never happens, this is a formal request that there</i> at least <i>be one at my funeral.)</i> Knowing this, you should now understand that the importance of nacho cheese in my life …