Kaustav Ghosh

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15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Why Good Employees Don't Stay | Inc.com

When your team's star players are performing at a high level, it's easy to assume that everything is fine. However, it's important to keep your finger on the pulse of these office standouts. While they're the least likely to grumble and whine, they may be eyeing other opportunities for a variety of …

Employee Engagement

A Better Way to Set Strategic Priorities

Smart leaders understand that their job requires them to identify trade-offs, choosing what <i>not</i> to do as much as what <i>to</i> do. Grading the importance of various initiatives in an environment of finite resources is a primary test of leadership.<p>To meet this challenge, leaders often turn to rank ordering …

The Samsung ad that's been viewed (and likely loved) 35 million times

Commentary: Samsung's Indian arm releases an ad on YouTube that has the web weeping.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>We seem to be more moved by opposition than togetherness these days.<p>Somehow, our prejudices and fears are propelling us to …

What a shot! 28 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 28 amazing sports photos from November 22 through November 28.

Supermoon Rising: Pictures

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Best Smart Home Devices for 2018 - CNET

Alexa's new flagship smart speaker is better than the first one -- and it costs a lot less, too.<p>The Amazon Cloud Cam's crisp 1080p HD live feed, prompt motion notifications and free 24-hour clip storage set a new value standard for indoor home security cameras.<p>The Lifx Mini puts out plenty of …

Smart Homes

Never Say Die: 9 Lessons From The World's Longest-Living People

These people live continents away from one another, yet they've unlocked the secrets to living a long, healthful life. Learn 9 common traits of the …

How to search Safari tabs in iOS 10

Search more, swipe less.<p>In its latest operating system, Apple has lifted the limit on the number of tabs you can have open in Safari. The previous limit was 36 tabs in iOS 9. With iOS 10, you can, in theory, open an unlimited number of tabs for your browsing pleasure. In practice, the limit is …

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In India, A Rich Food Culture Vanishes From The Train Tracks

Much like armies, train travelers in India march on their stomachs. And this was certainly true when I was a child, growing up in the 1980s, in the southern city of Chennai. My most vivid memories of summer vacations are of overnight train journeys to Hyderabad, to visit my maternal grandparents. …

Family Travel

This Swedish company with less than 200 employees builds some of the world’s fastest hypercars

Koenigsegg, a small carmaker based in Sweden is not out to build cars for the masses. Their sole purpose is to build top-of-the-line hypercars that are breaking records, all with the help of less than 200 employees.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

10 great scenic drives around the world … that you’ve probably never heard of

Carretera de Sa Calobra, Mallorca<p>The twisting Sa Calobra highway in Mallorca sneaks through impossibly narrow gorges, as well as featuring an epic 360-degree curve, the Nus de Sa Calobra. Snaking through the rocky landscape of the island, the eight-mile stretch of tarmac is also steep. Built in …

Hiking

#Recipe : Easy Kung Pao Chicken

Nutritional Info<p>Servings Per Recipe: 4<br>• Amount Per Serving<p>Calories: 111 % Daily Value *<br>• Total Fat: 8 g 11.64%<br>• Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.96%<br>• Trans Fat: 0 g …

Make crusty towels feel new again with this simple trick

If towels are feeling less than fluffy and absorbent, try this trick.<p>Eventually even the best towels can become stiff, scratchy and not very absorbent. It happens when fabric softeners and residue from dryer sheets build up on the fibers.<p>But even the crustiest of towels can feel like new by washing …

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

6 Still Life Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

As a beginner photographer, I still remember experimenting with random photo-shoots of colorful fruits, leaves and flowers. Believe it or not, …

iOS has a nifty hidden feature that parents are gonna love

I don’t have any kids, but our designer Alex does – and he tells me he’s found a neat hidden feature in iOS that every parent is gonna love.<p>Whenever Alex has to get work done at home, he’d put on a funny video on his iPhone and pass it over to his son, hoping to steal the kid’s attention for a few …

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This site lists all the Siri commands you'll ever need

If you rock an iPhone and don’t yet use Siri, you’re missing out: the voice-activated assistant can do a LOT of things for you without the hassle of tapping and swiping through a ton of menus. It’s also wicked cool to have your phone respond to the sound of your voice.<p>Most people know about common …

Living Rooms

The best cities in the world for book lovers

The streets of Edinburgh and Hong Kong are overflowing with books. Istanbul and Singapore, less so.<p>Every year the World Cities Culture Forum collects information on how people consume culture around the world. The organization looks at factors like how many video game arcades a city has, or how …

9 of the youngest athletes competing at the 2016 Olympics

Some of the athletes participating in their first ever Olympics, while barely able to drive, have proven themselves to be fierce competitors.<p>Take a look below to see eight high-school-age students who will be competing in the 2016 Olympics.

Table Tennis

10 'Superfoods' to Eat Daily for Optimum Fitness

Ask five nutrition experts to provide a list of their favorite "superfoods," and the results will vary—but they'll also overlap. The reason is each …

End of an era: Verizon acquires Yahoo in $4.8 billion deal

Yahoo’s 20-plus year tenure as an independent company is no more, with news that it has been acquired by Verizon for $4.83 billion.<p>Word spread over the weekend about the pending deal, but now it’s official. As part of the acquisition, Yahoo will be integrated with AOL under Marni Walden, Verizon’s …

No Studio? No Problem: 5 Simple Lighting Setups for Portraits On-location

<i>Take a Time Out with Tanya, art director & graphic designer turned commercial photographer who really just wants a break from her three kids. Sign up</i> …

Revealed: the biggest companies in the world in 2016

Apple has joined the top 10 of the Fortune 500 list of the world’s biggest companies for the first time.<p>The Californian tech giant – one of the world's most valuable companies, with a cash pile of around $215bn (£163bn) – has joined the exclusive list despite reporting a fall in iPhone sales in the …

The 25 Best Coastal Cities in the World

Using data from global market research firms and analyzing living conditions metrics, Chicago Line Cruises crunched the numbers on cities around the world in order to identify which by-the-water places stood out from the pack. Based on food, music, nature, architecture, and things that are just, …

New Orleans

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness