Mohammed Manafulhuda

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Fighter Pilot Films First Person View Of Flight Over Fjords

GoPro-ing over Greenland.<p>Being a fighter pilot is a lot of work. Maintence, years of training, planning for missions, paperwork -- all just to pilot one of the faster, deadlier machines ever created by human hands. Seems like a real hassle, right?<p>Fortunately for everyone who isn't a fighter pilot, …

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Obama’s Foreign-Policy “Failures”: A Word for the Defense

President Obama has lost the foreign-policy commentariat—and I’m not just talking about the usual conservative bashers. In today’s Washington <i>Post</i>, David Ignatius writes, “Under Obama, the United States has suffered some real reputational damage. I say that as someone who sympathizes with many of …

The Nineteen-Billion-Dollar App

WhatsApp, a mobile instant-messaging company founded five years ago by Jan Koum and Brian Acton, is not a particularly groundbreaking, elegant, exciting, charming, or even distinctive service. People use its apps to send free text messages or photos to each other from their phones, the way they do …

The 10 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Frank Underwood Of 'House Of Cards'

With Netflix releasing the second season of "House of Cards," today, fans of the political thriller rejoice in anticipation of resuming their …

Trending: Mortality

Last Sunday evening, shortly after I learned of the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, I found myself on Twitter, scrolling through my timeline, undoing, by persistent finger-swipes, the accumulation of minutes and hours since the news was reported. In a vague, half-conscious way, I was playing at …

In Praise of Better Praise

In 1911, the psychologist Edward Thorndike proposed a fundamental law of animal behavior called the Law of Effect. Reward a behavior, and it would be more likely to take place again; punish the behavior, and it would be less likely to recur. Thorndike’s subject of choice was the cat, and his reward …

Why You Make Bad Decisions When You're Attracted to Someone

Dating new people is fun and exciting. It's also likely to cause even the most rational, level-headed people to make really dumb decisions. Don't …

First Thought, Worst Thought

One of the strange and slightly creepy pleasures that I get from using Twitter is observing, in real time, the disappearance of words from my stream as they are deleted by their regretful authors. It’s a rare and fleeting sight, this emergency recall of language, and I find it touching, as though …

If a Time Traveller Saw a Smartphone

Are we getting smarter or stupider? In “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains,” from 2010, Nicholas Carr blames the Web for growing cognitive problems, while Clive Thompson, in his recent book, “Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better,” argues …

20 Things That Mentally Strong People Don't Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. …

What Makes a Football Player Smart?

Not long ago, I was talking about daily life in the N.F.L. with Ryan Fitzpatrick, the veteran Tennessee Titans quarterback, who studied economics at Harvard. “It’s such a physical game,” he said. “You see three-hundred-pounders hitting each other, and people think of the physicality. When people …