Kamesh Akella

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27 Grilled Veggie Recipes That Prove BBQs Aren't Just About Burgers

You don’t have to be a grill master to master the grill—especially when it comes to veggies. All you need is a little olive oil and a sprinkle of …

Food

The 40 Most Significant Tools and Toys Ever Designed

For 40 years, <i>Outside</i> has tested and ranked gear that allows us to venture farther, go faster, and do both more comfortably. The following products are the ones that truly stood out for their sheer inventiveness and impact.<p><b>DJI Phantom 1 Drone</b><p>Good consumer drones really didn’t exist until the 2013 …

Swiss Army Knives

18 Highly Successful People on the One Song That Gets Them Hyped

From Kendrick to Coltrane.<p>There’s something oddly intoxicating about a good pump up jam.<p>All those Prince hits, those Hall and Oates tunes, those …

Success

These Might Be The Best Mother's Day Gifts For Traveling Moms

Is your mother always on the go? Is she a business traveler or perhaps she's a travel writer dashing to exotic bucket list destinations, sharing her …

These 32 Brilliant Products On Amazon Have Over 5,000+ Reviews For Good Reason

Good reviews matter when it comes to buying new products online — and oftentimes, the more widely reviewed something is, the easier it is to take a …

Interview: Woman Discovers Over 30,000 Secret Photos Left Behind by Her Mother

Asya Ivashintsova-Melkumyan always knew her mother was taking photographs, but never fully understood just how deep this passion ran until recently. When Masha Ivashintsova passed in 2000, she left behind boxes of belongings and memories, which remained untouched until late 2017. It was only then …

Street Photography

The 12 Best Hiking Boots and Shoes of 2018

From fleet-footed trail runners to midcuts that bash through the worst scree with ease, these 12 pairs can handle any conditions nature dreams …

29 Traditional Indian Dishes The Whole World Should Know And Love

There's more to Indian cuisine than butter chicken.

South-east Asia

20 Stunning Properties Across India To Visit If Relaxation Is Your Idea Of The Perfect Vacation

<b>'I need a break from office.'</b>All of us have probably uttered these words more times than we can remember. Because irrespective of whether we love our …

11 Best Tourist Destinations in India

Ah, it's so hard to choose! What are the best tourist places in India? A lot of the time, it comes down to personal preference. However, some places …

India

This Is How Much Money You Need to Be Happy, According to Science

But not too much!<p>They say money can't buy happiness, but let's be honest, <i>they say</i> a lot of things – and they're not always right.<p>When it comes to …

Happiness

Life Mimicking Art | Portrait Photographer Shoots In The Way Of Master Baroque Painters

The charted path of photographers can be, at times, a little predictable, and that’s not a bad thing either. Most of us follow an arc which is …

Photography

10 things you never need to refrigerate

Have you ever opened your refrigerator and realized that you couldn't find what you were looking for because it was overflowing with miscellaneous items? If so, you're in good company. The majority of households pack items into the fridge that simply don't need to be there. Here's a list of 10 …

Build a Decent Home Theater for Less Than $800

They're not just for horrifyingly rich people anymore.<p>The traditional home theater is as much a status symbol as it is the best possible means of …

Gear & Gadgets

50 epic river journeys you must do in 2018

Ever since river cruise companies began throwing serious money at their hardware, river cruising’s star has been in the ascendant. Old hands who cruised Europe and Russia in the early Nineties speak of mediocre food, drab interiors and no “service” to speak of. The 21st century experience couldn’t …

Photo Basics: Here’s How Shutter Speed, Aperture, & ISO Interact to Create a Perfect Exposure (VIDEO)

Good photographs begin by understanding the principles of light, and knowing how to manipulate camera settings to arrive at a correct exposure. In …

The 23 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

It's cold outside and the holidays are here, which means it's the perfect time to curl up on the couch and watch a movie.<p>If you're looking for …

Seafloor

Road Trip Essentials: A Step By Step Guide

<b>Planning on hitting the road on an adventure? Read this road trip essentials and road trip packing list guide to help you plan the perfect trip.</b> Is …

A new fitness craze called the '80 Day Obsession' is blowing up on Facebook and Instagram — here's how it works

Facebook fitness fanatics have a new favorite workout.<p>This month, Beachbody, the California-based fitness company that's known for DVD workouts like Insanity and P90X and generates annual gross sales of more than $1 billion, has launched a new workout and nutrition plan called 80 Day Obsession.<p>This …

The Best Thru-Hiking Movies – EVER!

READING TIME: TWO AND A HALF MINUTES It’s January. Just in case you hadn’t noticed.That strange period between December and February where nothing …

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PLANT PROTEIN – BECAUSE IT BUILDS MUSCLE THE SAME, IF NOT BETTER, THAN MEAT

An often cited “fact” is that vegetarians and vegans will struggle to build muscle because they don’t have enough protein in their diet. Non meat …

Photo Basics: Watch This Crash Course on Using Your Camera’s Manual Mode for Better Photos (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard someone boast that, “You’re not a real photographer until you switch your camera’s mode dial from Auto to Manual.” While we …

Here’s Why You Should Give Ayurvedic Eating A Try

+ recipes to get you started<p>If you're not one to jump on food-related bandwagons like Dry January and Whole30, join the club. But it's my belief in balance over deprivation that has led me to instead start my year off by following an Ayurvedic diet, which is not only the ultimate detox, but also a …

These are the Best Value North American Destinations For Every Month in 2018

No vacations booked for 2018 just yet? Don't sweat it! Booking.com has created the only calendar you'll need this year to help budget-conscious …

11 Horrible Body Language Habits You Need to Quit Right Now (Video)

<i>This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>It's not what you say, it's how you say it.<p>It's a cliché, but it's true. Body language is a …

Apache Trail: Scenic Drive

Driving the Apache Trail<p>A drive on the Apache Trail is one of the most scenic drives near the Phoenix area. This well-traveled road affords visitors …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But is this really the most effective way to work towards a toned midsection? The answer is no.<p>"When most …

Workouts

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 5 Common Photography Mistakes And How To Solve Them

In this Photography Video Tutorial, Joe Allam discussing 5 below common mistakes every beginner photographer do:<p>Uneven Horizons across an Image<br>• Not …

Dude discovers genius way to get some rest and relaxation at the airport

Finding a moment of peace and relaxation before a flight or during a layover at the airport may seem impossible, but people have figured out some …