Amit Laskar

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Affordable Alternatives to Classic Luxury Watches | The Art of Manliness

Some watch styles have become menswear classics that will never go out of style thanks to their heritage, their craftsmanship, their handsome good …

Blood test shows chance of suffering heart attack within five years

A simple blood test could warn people whether they are likely to suffer a heart attack within five years, scientists believe.<p>Researchers have discovered that high levels of antibodies – molecules produced by the immune system – are linked to a low risk of heart problems, regardless of other risk …

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Science Says Do These 7 Things

Working harder and longer hours won't make you more successful. Being happy will. Here's how.<p>Why do we work so hard and get so little in return? Sure, we may be paid well for the work we do, and we may enjoy our co-workers and the work itself. But for most of us, we work harder and longer hours …

Happiness

Sweden's top chefs join forces at Stockholm’s new food market

Stars of Nordic cuisine have opened kiosks at Teatern, a street food-style gastro market in the unlikely setting of a shopping centre<p>You might not expect to find patissserie fit for royalty at a mall. But at K-märkt, a kiosk in Stockholm’s new foodie hotspot Teatern, chef Daniel Roos, the man …

European Travel

5 Airport Hacks You’ve Never Heard Of (That Work!)

Laptop Graphics: What You Need For Gaming, Browsing And Video

Getting around and out of the office or house with your laptop is great, but even better is getting outside and enjoying some of the great PC games …

Computer Hardware

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

Narendra Modi endorses Britain paying damages to India for colonial rule

Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister, has praised an opposition politician who called for Britain to make reparations to India for the damage done during 200 years of colonial rule in a speech at Oxford University.<p>A video clip of Shashi Tharoor, an author and well-known parliamentarian from the …

India

Watch This Indian Lawmaker Brilliantly Explain Why the U.K. Owes Reparations for Colonial Rule

India is commonly referred to as the world’s largest democracy, and the presence of democracy in the South Asian nation is commonly attributed to …

World History

Where are all the aliens?

<i>This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com.</i><p>Everyone feels something when they’re in a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see this:<p>Some people stick with the traditional—feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away by the insane scale of the universe. …

Singularity

Can we expect a MIRAcle for biomedical researchers in the US?

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the US National Institutes of Health has come up with a new system for funding researchers. Will the new <i>Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award</i> (MIRA) prove beneficial?<p>There is no question that the proportionally decreasing National Institutes …

Research

Nature's hadron collider produces Higgs bosons all the time | Life & Physics

Cosmic rays provide a free source of high-energy collisions, which have been used in the past to discover new particles. A recent study calculates how often they produce Higgs bosons<p>On Wednesday the whole of year six from my daughter’s primary school came to visit UCL. They saw the Slade School of …

Physics

How to make Swedish rye bread with apple

This unusual but delightful bread is based on an old Swedish recipe found in a book called Östgötamat by Inga Wallenquist. It goes really well with …

Baking

How to Be a Genius: 5 Secrets From Experts

Want to know how to be a genius? There are five things you can learn from looking at those who are the very best.<p><b>1) Be Curious And Driven</b><p>For his book …

Creativity

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

WikiLinks 3 app makes Wikipedia even more of a mind-expanding time suck

If you’ve ever hopped onto Wikipedia just to “look one thing up really quick” and then come to an hour later with a comprehensive knowledge of the various forms of lightsaber combat, <i>WikiLinks 3</i> might very well be your Kryptonite.<p>And even if you’re not the type to fall into a Wiki-hole of …

5 Ways to Spend Your Money That Will Make You Happier

Can Money Buy Happiness?<p>Yes. But you might be surprised by the ways you should spend it.<p>Harvard professor Michael Norton and co-author Elizabeth Dunn …

Happiness

4 Money Habits to Help Earn Your First Million Dollars

So, you want to be a millionaire? Conventional wisdom dictates that to save money, you need to squirrel away as much as possible while drastically …

Personal Finance

This Groundbreaking 'Frankenstein' Surgery Will Literally Make Your Head Spin

Here’s something that will make your head spin: A Chinese doctor has been surgically transplanting the heads of mice—and he eventually wants to …

New York University

Sweden's chance to pick up Pranab tips

<b>Stockholm, May 30:</b> <i>Chai pe charcha</i>, Narendra Modi's recent contribution to Indian diplomatic lexicon, is scaling royal heights: it will be …

India

The hidden Scottish Highlands

Hikers roam freely in this glacier-carved land of lonely sea cliffs, winding trails and breathtaking views.

Diabetes rises with daily soda -- including diet soda -- consumption

A comprehensive study of European adults has found that compared with people who drink a single sugar-sweetened drink daily, those who drink water, coffee or tea instead are at 14% lower risk of developing<p>type 2 diabetes.<p>The research found that drinking sugar-sweetened milk products was an even …

Scientists Discover the Secret to Keeping Cells Young

Saul Loeb—AFP/Getty Images<p>Pablo Martinez Monsivais—AP<p>Antonio Scorza—AFP/Getty Images<p>Saul Loeb—AFP/Getty Images<p>White House/AFP/Getty Images<p>Paul J. …

Bill Clinton

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

Warren Buffett’s '2 List' Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the …

Time Management

Cure for thinning hair? Scientists find plucking stimulates huge growth

Pulling out hair follicles sends a 'help' signal to the scalp which triggers a huge surge of regrowth, scientists have found<p>For people with thinning hair the idea of plucking out the few strands that remain may fill them with horror.<p>However, a new study suggests that pulling out the lingering …

Soviet Sweden? Model Nation Sliding to Third World - Is It So? - Page 6

Bloodsail Admiral<p>Join Date<p>Aug 2013<p>Posts<p>1,247<p>Originally Posted by <b>Celista</b><p>Multiculturalism isn't this profound evil that some people like to claim it …

Google's mobile network could offer free international 'roaming'

Google reportedly is in talks with the operator of the UK's Three and several other mobile networks to let subscribers use its upcoming mobile phone service without charge while abroad.<p>Google hopes to offer customers free use of its upcoming network while outside the US, with none of the …

European Parliament

Do colours really warp our behaviour?

Red paint is meant to inflame our passions while blue and green keeps us calm – but Claudia Hammond finds that their true influence is not what you’d expect.<p>We can spend hours choosing the right paint colour for a room to create just the mood we want. We pore over paint charts and bring home tester …