Junior Anand Gupta

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For a balanced diet

The diet of an urban Indian—high on salt, sugar and refined carbohydrates, and low on fruits and vegetables—is a nutritionist's pet peeve. Most …

Nutrition

Sexual violence is the new normal in India – and pornography is to blame | Mari Marcel Thekaekara

Another day, another shocking headline about rape in India, from the 30 girls in a Bihar shelter who were allegedly sexually abused over many years to the 10-year-old child who escaped from another “shelter” in Uttar Pradesh and ran to a police station asking for help.<p>Rapes have become the new …

Activism

Build your own Bose speaker at home w/ this STEM-focused DIY kit: $75 (Reg. $100)

Amazon offers the Bose BOSEbuild Speaker Cube for <b>$74.99 shipped</b>. Also at Best Buy. Regularly $100, today’s deal is 25% off and a new Amazon all-time low. This nifty DIY accessory lets you (or your kids) convert just about anything into a Bose speaker. Rated 4.6/5 stars.<p>Bose BOSEbuild Speaker Cube …

Bose

Five Classic Strains You Should Try At Least Once

Smoking high-quality cannabis is like eating a delicious meal. Though you can easily appreciate it by yourself, it’s always better when you share it with someone you enjoy. That’s why cannabis has largely been considered a social plant that inspires community and makes people want to come together …

Cannabis

'I was bought for 50,000 rupees': India's trafficked brides – in pictures

Pul has travelled 2,000km from her home in Assam, north-east India, to a small government-run shelter in another state where her daughter is waiting. Weeping, she reaches out and clutches 13-year-old Tahmina* to her. She had thought she would never see her again.<p>Six weeks previously, Tahmina had …

A routine abduction - of a 13-year-old girl

<b>It's said that half a million children go missing in India every year. Sonia Faleiro went to meet the parents of one, a 13-year-old girl who was walking along a road with her mother when she was pulled into a car and driven away.</b><p>On the morning that I met Ram Bharan, a brick maker in a remote …

Uttar Pradesh

Bollywood sexual harassment: actors speak out on Indian cinema's open secret

The casting director had one hand pressed to the phone at his ear; the other, according to a police complaint, he rested on Reena Saini’s thigh.<p>“He was casting for TV serials,” Saini, 26, recalls. “One day he called me for an audition. And when I reached the place he said, come into my car and …

The man who built an aeroplane on his Mumbai rooftop

<b>Seven years ago, Amol Yadav announced to his family and friends that he would build an aeroplane on the roof of a boxy apartment building in the teeming Indian city of Mumbai.</b><p>Incredulous friends and family members asked the young pilot how he planned to bring the plane down once it was complete.<p>"I …

India

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

This 150 Year-Old Letter Shows Exactly How Exceptional Bosses Make Their Employees Feel

Motivated? Sure. Inspired? Absolutely. But just as General Grant did for Sherman, there's another way every employee should feel.<p>In late 1864 Union General William T. Sherman marched into Atlanta, crippling the southern war economy. The practical effect was massive but so was the psychological …

An Email From Elon Musk Reveals Why Managers Are Always a Bad idea

Elon Musk says putting managers in the middle of communications is "incredibly dumb." He's not alone.<p>Survey.com's annual "Wasting Time at Work" report revealed that if you eliminate managers completely, you remove 75 percent of the reasons someone will leave your company. There is a simple reason …

Amazon is clearing out 12-inch MacBooks (cert. refurb) from $800 in today’s Gold Box

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as a part of today’s Gold Box Deals of the Day, Woot via Amazon is offering first-generation 12-inch MacBooks in …

Intel Corporation

How to teach Siri to pronounce a name

Siri is great for setting reminders and timers, but in recent times Apple’s AI assistant has gotten a lot better at other things, too. For instance, sending iMessages to folks via your EarPods or AirPods, with your iPhone still in your pocket, works well enough that you can use it reliably all the …

How Does Bitcoin Mining Work? | Investopedia

Cryptocurrency mining is painstaking, expensive, and only sporadically rewarding. Nonetheless, mining has a magnetic draw for many investors …

Bitcoin

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need to Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

How to Increase Your Sales Using These 8 Google Analytics Reports

Google Analytics provides hundreds of different metrics.But that’s also part of the problem: There’s too many!You’d need days or weeks to completely …

Analytics

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

Came together with the cool wind of this fall is the Mockplus v3.2. Recently, Jongde Software has just released this fully optimized version. Let's se …

Top 51 Motivational And Inspiring Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein ( <i>Born</i> <i>March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany Died April 18, 1955, in Princeton, New Jersey, United States</i> ) was a theoretical physicist and …

Albert Einstein

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

International domain structures and SEO: what works best?

<b>Businesses with multiple websites across different countries have a number of decisions to make on how they structure their various sites.</b> But what …

Tommy Hilfiger

5 tweetable tips to help you use Twitter like a boss

Twitter isn't just a place where people post Throwback Thursday photos. With over 170 million active users, it has become a major source for news and real-time updates around the world. In 140 characters or less, Twitter users can spread ideas and trends like wildfire.<p>While some aspects of your …

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

Kickstarter is investigating Zano's $3.5m failed drone project

Kickstarter has commissioned a freelance journalist to investigate a high-profile drone project that failed after raising nearly $3.5m on the crowdfunding platform.<p>The move is an odd one for a company that tends not to get overly involved when Kickstarter projects go awry. Zano’s swarming drone …

Kickstarter

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets

Productivity apps have proliferated at the speed of startup conferences and podcasts. 10 entrepreneurs weigh in on the tools and resources they turn to in order to stay productive and centered.<p>Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a …

TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2015

In this unranked gallery, TIME presents the top 100 photos of the yearA protester wears grass around his face to obscure<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Goran …

Feast your eyes on the top 10 YouTube videos of 2015

Tired of year-end top lists already? Too bad, because there will be a lot more of them before the year is done.<p>The latest list out is YouTube's top …

How to Create Newsletter Designs That Convert

<i>Oh, email, my friend, everybody hates you, yet we still can’t imagine our online lives without you.</i><p>… This kind of sums up what most people think …

Tiny device aims to help protect women from sexual assault

In the United States, an estimated 19.3% of women and 1.7% of men have been raped during their lifetimes, according to the CDC.<p>Roar for Good is …

Heal’s Furniture: A Tale Of 2 Ad Types, Text Vs. Shopping

E-commerce sites can greatly benefit by switching from regular search text ads to Google Shopping ads, as demonstrated by columnist Rebekah …

Google Shopping