Alok Karandikar

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The Freaky Artificial Muscles on this Human Skeleton Are the Future of Robotics

Using pneumatic pistons and servos to power robots makes them fast and strong, but also bulky and extremely heavy. No one is going to mistake ATLAS …

What Women Don't Talk About When We Talk About Running

Running is opposed to every single rule of being a Good Indian Woman.<p>“So this guy was following you? In his car?”<p>“Ya.”<p>“What did you do?”<p>“The usual. Yelled at him. He sped off.”<p>WhatsApp tells me my best friend is typing his response. I already know he’ll tell me to go to the cops. I just want to …

Hunger is psychological – and dieting only makes it worse – Michael Graziano

I decided to take a try at the great problem of our time: how to lose weight without any effort. So I did an experiment on myself. I was ripe for it, …

Nutrition

What’s your millet mojo?

London is excited by <i>bajra</i> , <i>jowar</i> and <i>nachni</i> millets. In fact, Indians here coming to my restaurant ask for it, but Indians at home don’t seem to value …

Interview: Dynamic Street Shots Document the Quirky Everyday Scenes of New York City

Photographer Phil Penman uses his camera to document the dynamic energy, delightfully wacky inhabitants, and vibrant spirit of New York City. Shooting primarily in black and white, he captures a fantastic mix of playful portraits and atmospheric street scenes that illuminate everyday moments in a …

Journalist Spends Four Years Traversing India to Document Crumbling Subterranean Stepwells Before they Disappear | Colossal

<p>Across India an entire category of architecture is slowly crumbling into obscurity, and you’ve probably never even heard it. Such was the case 30 …

Royal Enfield Himalayan Continues Testing, Production Model Rendered

<i>The Himalayan will be the first full sized adventure bike to be sold in its segment in India and is also the most radical offering to be ever</i> …

Royal Enfield